Archive for March 30th, 2013


David Martinez was out with his wife buying tacos when he ran into police. LAPD officers said they thought he was going to shoot them.

White House Easter Roll eggs hatched in Maine

When thousands of children partake in the annual festivities, they'll be rolling wooden eggs courtesy of Wells Wood Turning & Finishing.
Sen. Carl Levin has been a vocal advocate for transparency in political ad spending.

IRS to 'social welfare' groups: Show me the political ad money

In a step toward fuller disclosure, the agency is asking more questions of the entities whose multimillion-dollar ad budgets helped clog the airwaves during election season.
Phil Ramone in New York in 1997.

Music producer Phil Ramone dies at 79

Music producer Phil Ramone, who worked with top artists to create some of the most unforgettable music of our era, has died.
Dorner Shooting Manhunt
A Riverside police officer who was ambushed by rogue ex-cop Christopher Dorner has made his first public appearance since being badly wounded.
Scottie Wilbekin, No. 5 of the Florida Gators, passes the ball out between Sherwood Brown (No. 25) and Chase Fieler (No. 20) of the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles on Friday in the Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Texas.

The slipper didn't fit: Elite 8 march on without Cinderella

Florida Gulf Coast's run as NCAA darlings has ended, but it was an outcome the stats predicted. The remaining eight teams will be vying this weekend to make the Final Four.
English-language experts say how gay couples refer to themselves, and how others refer to same-sex couples, continues to evolve.

Gay marriage and the evolving language of love

During arguments this week at the Supreme Court over gay marriage, Justice Alito pointed out that the institution is "newer than cellphones or the Internet." That means the language used to describe same-sex relationships is new, too.


UPDATE: Police ID suspect in kidnapping of Northridge girl

FBI and police have identified 30-year-old Tobias Dustin Summers as a suspect in the kidnapping of a 10-year-old girl from her home in Northridge.

Brown pardons 65 felons on Easter eve

Governor Brown on Saturday announced he'll be granting pardons to 65 former felons, including a convicted murderer.
New Mexico v Harvard
The Bruins lured Alford from New Mexico days after he signed a new 10-year deal with the Lobos.

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