During Sunday Mass at a sunlit cathedral in downtown Los Angeles, a 22-year-old woman stepped timidly to a podium and began her story.
The inmate in blue jail-issue scrubs turned toward Mecca and sang the midday call to prayer heard at Muslim places of worship around Southern California on the last Friday of Ramadan.
Thousands of elementary school teachers have been asked this summer to hold on to their lesson plans as 37 school districts throughout the state seek to show that they are providing students with required exercise.
Former Detroit lions receiver Titus Young has been arrested on suspicion of felony battery, law enforcement authorities said Monday evening. Young was taken into custody on July 8 after he got into a "physical altercation" with another man in the 12000 block of South Wilmington Boulevard in the Willowbrook area, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said. The 24-year-old Young was being held a the Twin Towers county jail in downtown Los Angeles in lieu of $105,000 bail, according to online booking records. A Los Angeles resident, Young was a standout at Boise State University and was drafted by the Lions in 2011. He was released by the team in 2013 after...