Archive for August 16th, 2014

Michael Brown: Governor declares emergency, imposes curfew in Ferguson

Crime & Justice | | August 16 2014, 1:59 PM

Missouri Gov. Nixon says he's declared a state of emergency and is implementing a curfew in the St. Louis suburb where a black teenager was shot to death by a white officer.

Malibu power goes out when car hits power pole

Local | | August 16 2014, 12:43 PM

Power went out in much of Malibu Saturday morning when a car, possibly driven by a drunken driver, took down a power pole in Malibu Canyon.

LA County sheriff's deputy attacked, hospitalized

Crime & Justice | | August 16 2014, 12:27 PM

A Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy was in critical condition Saturday after being assaulted as he responded to a fight at a shopping mall.

#IfTheyGunnedMeDown: Behind a campaign, a multitude of stories

Crime & Justice | | August 16 2014, 11:19 AM

We wanted to hear more from the individuals in the #IfTheyGunnedMeDown photos, featuring pointedly juxtaposed images of the same person.

$7.5 billion California water bond won't be a drought-buster

Politics | | August 16 2014, 10:36 AM

The $7.5 billion water plan on the November ballot will not solve the problems created by the drought nor is it expected to prevent rationing during future droughts.

What's behind those abuse-of-power charges against Perry?

Politics | | August 16 2014, 9:30 AM

The indictment stems from the Texas governor's veto of funding for a public integrity office after the Democratic head of the office was arrested for drunk driving.

Range of hospital charges for blood tests called 'irrational'

Health | | August 16 2014, 9:25 AM

An analysis of hospital charges in California couldn't explain the wide variation in listed prices for routine lab work. Teaching hospitals and government-run hospitals charged the least.

Nintendo responds to call for Robin Williams to be in Zelda game

Without A Net | | August 16 2014, 3:51 PM

Efforts have gained steam to immortalize Williams as a character in both an upcoming Zelda game and in the "World of Warcraft" online game.

Vince McMahon, Triple H take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge ahead of WWE SummerSlam

Without A Net | | August 16 2014, 1:07 PM

World Wrestling Entertainment pro wrestler and company vice president Triple H has joined the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Watch his and the videos from other celebs.

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