Archive for July 13th, 2013

Update: Jury acquits Zimmerman of 2nd-degree murder in Martin case (poll)

Crime & Justice | | July 13 2013, 7:00 PM

The jury in the murder trial of George Zimmerman deliberated for more than 15 hours before delivering its verdict Saturday night.

VIDEO: Tanker fire on I-5 closes southbound 2, northbound 5 'long term'

Local | | July 13 2013, 5:05 PM

A tanker filled with up to 7,500 gallons of gasoline crashed on the 5 at the 2 Freeway interchange Saturday morning, closing down the freeways and sending up dark smoke.

ID emerges of third girl to die following San Francisco plane crash | | July 13 2013, 3:20 PM

Chinese state media identified her as Liu Yipeng. China News says she went to school with the other victims killed in last week's accident, two 16-year-old girls.

FDA sets new limits on arsenic in apple juice

Health | | July 13 2013, 2:48 PM

The FDA is setting a new limit on the level of arsenic allowed in apple juice, after public pressure from consumer groups worried about its effects on children.

British investigators to probe 787 fire at Heathrow

US & World | | July 13 2013, 2:06 PM

Officials of the Air Accidents Investigation Branch will look into why the Ethiopian Airlines plane caught fire as it sat empty at the gate.

$2.3 million Learjet spray-painted by taggers at Van Nuys airport

Crime & Justice | | July 13 2013, 10:33 AM

Authorities are investigating how vandals slipped past security to spray-paint a $2.3 million Learjet at Van Nuys Airport. Police believe it was gang-related.

Jury in Zimmerman trial enters second day of deliberation

US & World | | July 13 2013, 10:06 AM

The six jurors, all women, were handed the case on Friday after three weeks of testimony and 50 witnesses.

6 fired at Cedars-Sinai for violating patient privacy

Health | | July 13 2013, 9:33 AM

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has fired six people for peeping on private medical records in the days after reality television star Kim Kardashian gave birth there.

Orange County beach fire pits fight may reach Sacramento

Local | | July 13 2013, 7:00 AM

Assemblyman Travis Allen (R-Huntington Beach) says he’s considering introducing legislation that would essentially un-do the new restrictions.

Ira Glass: My 11 favorite episodes of 'This American Life'

The Latest | | July 13 2013, 10:13 AM

To mark the 500th episode of "This American Life," host Ira Glass shared his favorites and dished on alternate titles that didn't make the cut. "Mouth Noise" anyone?

Immigration debate: Where have we heard this before? (Update)

Represent! | | July 13 2013, 8:52 AM

It's as if politicians are all reading from the same page. And they are. They're called talking points, now part of the political spin on immigration.

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