Britney Spears files for divorce: reports
3 hrs ago | New Zealand Herald | Full coverage (3 sources)
Britney Spears has finally thrown in the towel and filed for divorce from husband Kevin Federline, reports TMZ.com. TMZ has obtained court documents from Los Angeles County Superior Court, in which Spears cites ...
Race, politics and medical care
16 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times on Topix.net | Full coverage (3 sources)
When its doors opened seven years after the 1965 Watts riots, the Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center was a symbol of pride and achievement in the largely segregated black enclaves of South L.A., ...
Mickey Thompson died after seeing wife slain, prosecutor says
17 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times on Topix.net | Full coverage (3 sources)
Assassins forced racing legend Mickey Thompson to watch his wife be murdered before he too was shot in the head execution-style, a prosecutor told jurors Monday, kicking off a trial in one of Southern ...
Democracy's big day
17 hrs ago | Press-Telegram | Full coverage (2 sources)
Despite predictions of low turnout during today's election, officials are bracing for potential problems related to new voting equipment and heightened scrutiny over the integrity of voting systems.
College to form citizen panels
20 hrs ago | Pasadena Star-News | Full coverage (2 sources)
Rio Hondo College will soon be turning to area residents to help officials determine what kind of classes should be offered at the college's planned satellite campuses in South Whittier and El Monte.
High Heat, Strong Winds Prompt Red Flag Warning
Monday | KCBS-TV Los Angeles | Full coverage (2 sources)
LOS ANGELES A Red Flag Warning signifying a high risk of wildfire was in effect Monday in the Southland's mountains, valleys and forests amid strong winds, high heat and low humidity.
Man Fatally Shot At Park In Compton
11 hrs ago | cbs2.com on Topix.net
A man was shot and killed Monday night at a park in Compton, authorities said Tuesday.
Justice Department Slates Effort On Election Law Enforcement
6 hrs ago | Metropolitan News-Enterprise
The U.S. Department of Justice will once again this year have a prosecutor and FBI agents available to investigate claims of voter fraud or other federal election law violations, U.S. Attorney Debra Yang of the ...
Deputies Fatally Shoot Man Accused Of Holding Woman Captive
6 hrs ago | KNBC-TV Burbank
Authorities said Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies and California Highway Patrol officers fatally shot a man who fired on them during a domestic-violence investigation in East Los Angeles on Monday ...
Complete Election Coverage
7 hrs ago | KABC-TV Glendale
BREAKING NEWS: Three westbound lanes of the 60 freeway reopened after big rig overturns near Fairway Drive in Industry.
MPAA Has Recruited Boy Scouts to Fight Piracy
8 hrs ago | Associated Content
In the ongoing war between the movie studios and the pirates, the MPAA have announced their latest weapon in the fight against illegal downloading and copying, a dark business that apparently cost the industry ...
Covina man is stabbed
16 hrs ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Police believe they have some leads as to who stabbed a 32-year-old Covina man in the chest and lower back Monday.
Brush fire ties up traffic in Newhall Pass
21 hrs ago | Daily News
A brush fire in the Newhall Pass was quickly extinguished Monday afternoon, but not before the sight of large flames and busy firefighters helped tie up traffic on two freeways.
Joey Buttafuoco's jail sentence postponed for 2 months
Wednesday Nov 1 | The Associated Press on Topix.net | Full coverage (10 sources)
Joey Buttafuoco was granted two more months of freedom by a judge who postponed the start of his one-year jail term for illegally possessing ammunition.
Mistrial Declared in Ferrari Crash Case
Friday Nov 3 | The Associated Press on Topix.net | Full coverage (11 sources)
A judge declared a mistrial Friday in the fraud and grand theft trial of a Swedish businessman whose 162-mph wreck in a classic Ferrari led to the charges alleging he stole two luxury sports cars.
Election day information
Monday | Los Angeles Times
By Times Staff Writers 11:29 AM PST, November 6, 2006 Tuesday is election day. Your polling place is printed on the back of the sample ballot that was mailed to you.
Glitch Delays Voting In Race For DeLay's Seat
3 hrs ago | KWTX
Voting at one Fort Bend County poll was delayed 45 minutes Thursday thanks to a mix-up with a voting machine.
Voter Turnout Heavy So Far
4 hrs ago | KNX-AM Los Angeles
Midterm election turnout is traditionally low, but that tradition seems to be taking a break.
5 robbers storm La Habra liquor store, shoot owners
Saturday Nov 4 | Los Angeles Times on Topix.net | Full coverage (7 sources)
Two brothers operating a La Habra liquor market were shot and an employee pistol whipped Friday when five robbers wearing baseball caps and bandanas burst into the store and opened fire, strewing money all over ...
New aquatic species found in Hawaii
Tuesday Oct 31 | UPI | Full coverage (6 sources)
Researchers on a three-week mission to the remote French Frigate Shoals in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands discovered 100 species never seen in the area before, including many that may be entirely new to ...
Ex-LAPD Cop Pleads No Contest to Perjury
Wednesday Nov 1 | The Associated Press on Topix.net | Full coverage (4 sources)
A disgraced former Los Angeles police officer who exposed a massive corruption scandal within his anti-gang unit seven years ago pleaded no contest to perjury.
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