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An inmate who walked away from a minimum-support facility at Pelican Bay State Prison was apprehended within hours of being discovered missing, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation announced Tuesday. Tore Digirolamo, 44, went missing Monday afternoon from his... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2014 at L.A. NOW
Lawyers representing St. Bonaventure, Oaks Christian, Damien and St. Lucy's are moving forward to challenge the CIF Southern Section in court, according to athletic officials at two of the high schools. A lawsuit is expected to be filed later this... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2013 at Varsity Times Insider
This post has been corrected. See below for details. Ronnie Ray Smith, a 1967 graduate of Manual Arts High who won a gold medal as a member of the 400-meter relay team that set a world record at the 1968... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2013 at Varsity Times Insider
Milt Nemiroff, a member of the faculty at Van Nuys Grant when it opened in 1958 and the school's tennis coach for 33 years, died on Friday of complications from Parkinson's disease. He was 78. His teams won 21 league... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2013 at Varsity Times Insider
FOX40 reported on Friday that a Richmond Salesian assistant girls' baskeball coach won't be joining his team for Saturday's CIF state championship Division IV final against Gardena Serra after reportedly posting explicit photos of himself on Craigslist and seeking to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2013 at Varsity Times Insider
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Once a year, politicians, lobbyists and other City Hall power players get together for a fancy dinner at the Beverly Hilton to make fun of each other for a good cause. The honoree at this year's Los Angeles Political Roast,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2013 at L.A. NOW
For most Bell citizens, it should have been a night to celebrate. But at Wednesday's City Council meeting, the public’s jubilation was riven by in-fighting that forced an early adjournment before any council business was addressed. Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2013 at L.A. NOW
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After arriving nearly 50 minutes late to court, being hit with glitter on her way inside, and agreeing to an 11th-hour plea deal in which she avoided jail time, the 26-year-old's father had a heated exchange with her attorney Monday outside a Los Angeles courthouse. Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2013 at L.A. NOW
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Southern California Edison submitted an analysis to federal regulators showing that one of the two reactor units at the shuttered San Onofre nuclear plant could operate safely at full power for almost a year. The plant has been shuttered since... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2013 at L.A. NOW
Lindsay Lohan avoided jail again Monday when she pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges related to a June 2012 car crash, a last-minute deal that will instead send the troubled 26-year-old to 90 days in a locked rehabilitation facility. Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2013 at L.A. NOW
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For years, German-born Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter had convinced his people, his wife included, that he was Clark Rockefeller, a member of the billionaire family and New England high society. He had convinced others he was Christopher Crowe, an East Coast... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2013 at L.A. NOW
Students at a Simi Valley elementary school were released from school early Monday because of “threatening” graffiti painted across campus buildings, Simi Valley police said. Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2013 at L.A. NOW
A Fullerton police officer who was shot during a traffic stop Sunday morning is expected to fully recover and is in “good spirits,” police said Monday. The identity of the officer, who is a seven-year department veteran, is not being... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2013 at L.A. NOW
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The two contenders in the May 21 L.A. mayoral election announced their latest endorsements, with City Councilman Eric Garcetti picking up support from a colleague in the San Fernando Valley and City Controller Wendy Greuel touting the backing of a community college board member. Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2013 at L.A. NOW
A Los Angeles man and woman who claim they were arrested while on their way to dinner and then held without bail have filed a federal lawsuit against the Glendale Police Department. David Thompson Boyd, 51, and Patricia Marie Hale,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2013 at L.A. NOW
Lindsay Lohan will spent 90 days in a locked rehabilitation facility as part of a last-minute plea deal the actress reached Monday, the morning she was set to go on trial on charges that she lied to police in the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2013 at L.A. NOW
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One step forward, two steps back: What a relief that the judge in the Steubenville, Ohio, rape case found two star high school football players guilty of sexually assaulting an incapacitated teenage girl without placing any onus on the victim.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2013 at L.A. NOW
Lindsay Lohan arrived nearly 50 minutes late to an L.A. courthouse Monday, where the troubled star was set to go on trial on charges that she lied to police in the wake of a car crash. Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2013 at L.A. NOW
A San Bernardino County school district faces legal action for alleged discrimination against gay and lesbian students, including its alleged refusal to allow girls to wear tuxedos to the upcoming prom. The Hesperia Unified School District was notified of pending... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2013 at L.A. NOW