| Dec 31, 2013
| 12:43 PM
In the wake of national tragedies like the Boston Marathon bombing, Pasadena police and fire officials said they are stepping up security for the annual Tournament of Roses Parade and Rose Bowl game.
The Pasadena Police Department said it will use...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 4:58 PM
In 2013, some of the year's biggest headlines involved cop killers.
There was MIT Police Officer Sean Collier, who authorities said was shot and killed by the Tsarnaev brothers after the Boston Marathon bombings in April.
There was Christopher Dorner'...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook had surgery on his right knee Friday and will be out through the All-Star break.
"Russell has been playing pain free, but recently had experienced increased swelling," Thunder General Manager Sam Presti said. "After...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 11:49 AM
WASHINGTON -- With the proposed Los Angeles Residential Helicopter Noise Relief Act unable to get off the ground in Congress, a group of lawmakers is turning to Plan B to try to nudge the Federal Aviation Administration to act more aggressively to...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 8:31 AM
James Costello was waiting at the Boston Marathon finish line when the bomb went off on April 15, leaving him with severe burns on his right arm and leg.
Getting nursed back to health, however, had one upside. While recovering at Spaulding...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 8:46 AM
In 2013, our hearts were warmed by individual stories of compassion, but tragic, landmark events cast their shadows.
The Boston Marathon bombing riveted the nation. Three people were killed, and more than 260 were wounded. Shootings in Colorado,...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 8:56 PM
Alert: Unconfirmed reports of explosives at four sites on campus: Science Center, Thayer, Sever and Emerson. Evacuate those buildings now.
Harvard University issued that warning Monday morning, and police swarmed the Cambridge, Mass., campus for several...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Post-traumatic stress disorder has been on psychiatry's books for just 23 years, and before the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, no one ever entertained the possibility that watching disturbing images of trauma on TV could give rise to the disorder....
| Oct 31, 2013
| 1:06 PM
A federal prosecutor in Georgia has opened a formal review into what local officials ruled was the accidental death of a teenager, found dead and wrapped in a wrestling mat in his high school gymnasium.
The latest step in the case of Kendrick Johnson...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 5:30 AM
The 48-page report from Connecticut’s state attorney on last year’s Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has been released, and it’s full of horrifying details.
Among other things, writes The Times’ Tina Susman, the 20-year-...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Charles Manson's girlfriend can't be too happy about this. She's all like "Charlie and I are going to get married." But Charlie's all like, No, we're not.
Meanwhile, all the single guys on planet Earth are like: "Charles Manson has a girlfriend?!?"...