Archive for May 25th, 2013

75-year-old suspect claims slain doctor botched his surgery

Crime & Justice | | May 25 2013, 5:19 PM

A 75-year-old man accused of gunning down an Orange County doctor said that he was angry about a botched surgery, but a lawyer said the doctor never treated the suspect.

Memorial Day remembrances begin with humble East LA event

Local | | May 25 2013, 3:39 PM

Cypress Park residents remembered their neighbors who never made it back from military service. The humble event was the first of many this Memorial Day weekend.

Boat washes ashore in Manhattan Beach carrying a ton of drugs

Crime & Justice | | May 25 2013, 2:25 PM

Authorities say the panga boat contained about 1,800 pounds of drugs. The low-slung fishing speedboats are increasingly used to try to sneak drugs into the U.S.

LAPD, feds probe alleged gun sales by officers

Crime & Justice | | May 25 2013, 12:21 PM

The LAPD has reopened an investigation into whether members of the SWAT and Special Investigations Section units purchased firearms and sold them for profit.

Mom, boyfriend held after Palmdale boy, 8, dies

Crime & Justice | | May 25 2013, 11:46 AM

A Palmdale couple has been arrested after the woman's 8-year-old son died after being rushed to the hospital with burns and a broken skull and ribs.

Dodgers president: Expects Mattingly 'to be here a long time'

Arts & Entertainment | | May 25 2013, 11:30 AM

Don Mattingly isn't in immediate danger of being fired as manager of last-place L.A. Dodgers, with the team's president saying the players aren't asking for his dismissal either.

David Beckham's soccer career officially over

US & World | | May 25 2013, 11:14 AM

The veteran midfielder was not included in Sunday's season-ending game, meaning his tearful farewell last Saturday was Beckham's final match before retiring.

Missouri train collision injures 7, collapses overpass

US & World | | May 25 2013, 10:41 AM

Aa Union Pacific train t-boned a Burlington Northern train. After a diesel fuel leak, one of the engines caught fire but firefighters were able to extinguish it.

LA stoplights synchronized — but road war endures

Local | | May 25 2013, 10:33 AM

This year, Los Angeles became a worldwide leader by synchronizing all of its nearly 4,400 stoplights, making it the world's first major city to do so.

Gay soccer player Robbie Rogers joins LA Galaxy

Arts & Entertainment | | May 25 2013, 10:22 AM

Robbie Rogers is joining the Los Angeles Galaxy of Major League Soccer in another step by openly gay athletes in professional sports.

Civil trial over Michael Jackson's death focuses on AEG

Crime & Justice | | May 25 2013, 10:02 AM

A look at key moments this past week in the wrongful death trial in Los Angeles between Michael Jackson's mother, Katherine Jackson, and concert giant AEG Live.

11 great videos from YouTube Comedy Week

Without A Net | | May 25 2013, 3:58 PM

YouTube Comedy Week promoted lots of familiar faces, some less familiar— and then there's the ones familiar only if you’re part of the hardcore YouTube community.

Homeless LA woman benefits from 'Hangover 3' star's generosity

Without A Net | | May 25 2013, 2:14 PM

When Zach Galifianakis found out two years ago that Elizabeth “Mimi” Haist was homeless, he set her up in a Santa Monica apartment that he pays the rent on.

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