Archive for February 22nd, 2014

Fullerton teacher arrested on suspicion of molestation

Crime & Justice | | February 22 2014, 7:14 PM

Melissa Lindgren of La Mirada was arrested less than five hours after officials at Nicolas Junior High learned of possible sexual improprieties.

Mexico captures Sinaloa cartel boss 'Chapo' Guzman

Crime & Justice | | February 22 2014, 4:38 PM

Mexican authorities captured the world's most powerful drug lord Saturday after a massive search for the capo whose organization is the leading supplier of cocaine to the U.S.

Sochi Winter Olympics: Officials say suits didn't hurt speed skaters

Arts & Entertainment | | February 22 2014, 4:21 PM

U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun praised U.S. athletes for their performance at Sochi and said that the problem with US Speedskating wasn't the Under Armour suits.

Russia's Cossacks ride back from history as 'patriots'

US & World | | February 22 2014, 4:11 PM

Once the marauders and cowboys of Russia's wild frontier, the horse-bound warriors are reappearing as a symbol of national pride.

In rare unison, UN demands that Syria allow humanitarian aid

US & World | | February 22 2014, 3:56 PM

The Security Council, including Russia and China — strong supporters of the regime — voted overwhelmingly to demand that humanitarian aid be allowed to reach the needy.

WhatsApp service restored after brief outage

Business & Economy | | February 22 2014, 3:39 PM

WhatsApp is starting to work again after the messaging app that Facebook is buying for $19 billion had some technical trouble.

Suit seeks to force Glendale to remove 'comfort women' statue

Local | | February 22 2014, 3:04 PM

Opponents of the statue say Glendale illegally infringed on the federal government's exclusive right to conduct foreign affairs.

Covered California enrollment portal still offline | | February 22 2014, 1:51 PM

The enrollment portion of Covered California's site remained down Saturday due to technical issues and was expected to stay down through the rest of the weekend.

Metro's Gold Line extension project halfway complete

Local | | February 22 2014, 1:31 PM

The project, which will connect Los Angeles to the San Gabriel Valley, is expected to improve the economic environment of L.A. County's east side.

Sochi Winter Olympics: Latvian hockey player tests positive

Arts & Entertainment | | February 22 2014, 1:06 PM

The International Olympic Committee says Vitalijs Pavlovs tested positive for the stimulant methylhexaneamine after Latvia's loss to Canada in the quarterfinals.

Amid California drought, migrating birds enjoy pop-up cuisine

Environment & Science | | February 22 2014, 11:46 AM

During the state's profound drought, farmers are keep their fields flooded to make temporary wetlands. They serve as pop-up pit stops to help birds put on fat.

LAUSD teacher arrested for alleged 1999 sexual assaults

Crime & Justice | | February 22 2014, 11:20 AM

LAPD detectives arrested teacher Peter Christopher Gomez for alleged sexual assaults that occurred in 1999.

Sochi Winter Olympics: US men's hockey loses bronze to Finland

Arts & Entertainment | | February 22 2014, 10:32 AM

There will be no medal from the Sochi Winter Olympic Games for Team USA. Finland routed the U.S. in the bronze-medal match Saturday 5-0.

Ukraine's parliament votes to oust Yanukovych after he flees

US & World | | February 22 2014, 9:39 AM

President Viktor Yanukovych tells Ukrainian TV that events in the country amount to a coup. He spoke after leaving the capital with his security forces.

Calderon investigation: Once powerful brothers face life in prison

Politics | | February 22 2014, 6:00 AM

State Sen. Ron Calderon and his brother Tom are accused in a bribery case that sent shockwaves through California politics and resonated from southeast L.A. County to Sacramento.

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