Archive for May 11th, 2013

Newtown panel votes to build new school at Sandy Hook site

US & World | | May 11 2013, 4:13 PM

After multiple meetings about whether to renovate, rebuild or relocate, town leaders voted to tear down the elementary school in which 26 children and educators were killed.

UPDATE: 'Person of interest' named in pit bull mauling

Crime & Justice | | May 11 2013, 3:00 PM

Alex Jackson is being investigated in the death of Pamela Maria Devitt, who was allegedly attacked and killed by four pit bulls Thursday.

Suspected copper thief dies after break-in at vacant Anaheim hotel

Crime & Justice | | May 11 2013, 2:40 PM

Officers responded to the scene around 9 p.m. Friday after reports of an explosion. There were outages at four nearby hotels but power was restored before 1 a.m.

Experts marvel at how cyber thieves stole $45 million

US & World | | May 11 2013, 1:54 PM

The thieves hacked back-end computers and cloned prepaid debit cards, but their synchronized ATM withdrawals were even more extraordinary.

Astronauts spacewalk to repair ammonia leak

Environment & Science | | May 11 2013, 12:37 PM

Mission Control said it appeared as though the leak may have been plugged, although additional monitoring over the next few weeks, if not months, will be needed before declaring a victory.

Genocide conviction In Guatemala is 'huge breakthrough'

US & World | | May 11 2013, 11:16 AM

Efrain Rios Montt was found guilty of ordering more than 1,700 people's deaths. His conviction is a boost for those who push for respect for human rights.

LAPD officers honored by President Obama

Local | | May 11 2013, 10:03 AM

Twelve LAPD officers are being recognized for a Sept. 12 chase that led them from North Hollywood to downtown Los Angeles and ended in the arrest of an armed murder suspect.

Emotions run high after Boston bombing suspect's burial

US & World | | May 11 2013, 9:28 AM

Tamerlan Tsarnaev's body was taken to a cemetery in central Virginia. It took about two weeks to find a place willing to bury him.

Dodger Stadium to host dog parade Saturday

The Latest | | May 11 2013, 12:06 PM

The game against Miami Marlins starts at 6:10 p.m. Saturday, but those interested can arrive early for the pup rally and parade.

FDA warns pregnant women against taking certain drugs

The Latest | | May 11 2013, 6:00 AM

Valproate products, commonly used to treat migraines or seizures, can lead to lower IQ in children whose mother's took the drug while pregnant.

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