| Jul 8, 2013
| 6:22 PM
A robbery at a marijuana clinic in the San Fernando Valley sparked a police pursuit and a shootout as officers exchanged gunfire with suspects, authorities told The Times on Monday evening.
The shooting broke out about 4:30 p.m. after the two suspects...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 5:05 PM
USC is not revealing how much it is paying David H. Petraeus, the former four-star U.S. Army general and Central Intelligence Agency chief, for the part-time position he is starting this fall as a lecturer and as a mentor to students who are veterans....
| Mar 19, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Nigel Lythgoe, the über reality-TV producer, is a one-man brand for bringing the world of dance to the masses, mainly through the Fox series "So You Think You Can Dance." Later this month, he will host a special cinematic event that is intended to give...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Slim Whitman, a country pop singer whose forlorn wail influenced a generation of vocalists in the early 1950s, has died at age 90. Whitman, born in Tampa, Fla., was a regular on the influential country radio program "The Louisiana Hayride" starting in...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 8:58 PM
The down-on-his-luck singer sat on the steps of Nashville's famed Grand Ole Opry, bemoaning the job he'd just lost at a radio station, when out walked country legend Hank Williams.
The celebrated but troubled singer and songwriter, who had just been...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 8:00 AM
When the tires on their Dodge Caravan had worn so thin that the steel belts were showing through, Don and Florence Cherry couldn't afford to buy a new set.
So they decided to rent instead.
The Rich Square, N.C., couple last September agreed to pay...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 5:48 PM
WASHINGTON -- Jill Kelley, the Tampa, Fla., socialite who triggered the federal investigation that exposed CIA Director David H. Petraeus’ extramarital affair and forced his resignation, is suing the FBI and Pentagon for violating her privacy and...
| May 28, 2013
| 2:07 PM
Hulk Hogan badly burned his hand on Sunday and he has the gory photos to prove it.
The former wrestler, 59, whose real name is Terry Gene Bollea, severely burned his hand after a radiator exploded in it, then promptly shared the photographic evidence of...
| May 24, 2013
| 7:59 PM
The latest sales numbers from the nation's Multiple Listing Services are in, and housing is looking good.
As of May 1, only nine of the 100 core-based statistical areas (CBSAs) with more than 500 sales in the previous three months saw prices decline....
| May 17, 2013
| 5:51 PM
NEW YORK — A major shareholder vote next week has Wall Street abuzz over the power and future of Jamie Dimon, leader of the country's biggest bank.
As chairman and chief executive of JPMorgan Chase & Co., Dimon burnished his reputation by steering...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 12:34 PM
When Les Blank arrived in the lush, untamed Amazon in 1981 to make a documentary about Werner Herzog's film, "Fitzcarraldo," he knew the German's reputation as a daredevil director. Herzog had chosen the remote jungle locale, plagued by tribal...