| May 11, 2009
RENO, Nev. - A Reno man is facing cruelty to animals and other charges for allegedly bludgeoning a neighbor's Chihuahua to death.
Police say 44-year-old David Wells is accused of removing several wooden slats from a neighbor's patio fence and killing the...
| Dec 3, 2008
Thirty years after he became a fugitive to avoid a prison sentence for having sex with a teenager, Academy Award-winning director Roman Polanski asked a judge Tuesday to dismiss the case.
In the motion filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court,...
| Nov 2, 2008
Al Clark crushes the batting-practice offerings. Hits 'em out of the park.
For nearly an hour, he weaves tales from his umpiring career. World Series assignments, no-hitters and treasured mementos. Cal Ripken's record-breaker, Bucky Dent's home run and...
| Jul 8, 2008
The first sign came after Hiroki Kuroda had retired the Atlanta Braves in order in the seventh inning.
With the Dodgers pitcher only six outs from a perfect game Monday night at Dodger Stadium, the fans realized the potential significance of what was...
| Jul 29, 2008
| 1:41 PM
Ask Paul returns from a brief sojourn to the Wisconsin Dells to address all Cub-related issues, including Geo's playing time, the blue road jerseys, Barry Bonds in center, the Winter Classic at Wrigley, and the long-awaited start of the Samardzija era....
| Oct 5, 2008
With the Cubs and Sox in the playoffs, Chicago is trying to curb booze-fueled idiocy around the ballparks by asking nearby bar owners to suspend alcohol sales in the eighth and ninth innings of any possible series-clinching home game. Here are 10 takes on...
| Mar 9, 2010
| 4:25 PM
SANDY, Utah -- A cafeteria worker at Eastmont Middle School in Sandy was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail Tuesday on five felony counts of unlawful sexual activity with a minor. J
amie Lynn Greenwood, 41, allegedly had a sexual relationship...
| Sep 30, 2009
| 2:56 PM
A retired Los Angeles County prosecutor who claimed in a 2008 documentary that he advised a judge to sentence Roman Polanski to prison for having sex with a minor now says that he lied on film about his role in the case.
The on-camera statements by David...
| Oct 1, 2009
Roman Polanski rushed up to the British Airways counter at LAX in late January 1978 with an American Express card and an urgent desire to get out of town. He bought the last seat on an overnight flight to London and 15 minutes later, he wrote in his...
| Apr 22, 2010
| 2:53 PM
LOS ANGELES -- A California appeals court panel denied a request Thursday to dismiss the 1970s teen sex case against Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski.
The petition, filed on behalf of Polanski's victim, Samantha Geimer, was "summarily denied by...
| Sep 16, 2010
Al LaMacchia, a longtime baseball scout who pushed the Dodgers to acquire Andre Ethier, died Wednesday at his home in San Antonio after suffering a stroke earlier this month. He was 89.
LaMacchia, who pitched 16 games in the major leagues in the 1940s,...