A bill making its way through the Legislature would prevent defendants from using a so-called “gay panic” defense to escape murder charges.
When the 49ers and Seahawks meet for the third time this season the stakes could not be higher. The winner will move on to the Super Bowl, while the loser will have to deal with falling just short of the big stage and to make matters worse at the hands of their hated division rival.
Prosecutors claim Thomas, 37, died because of the beating he suffered at the hands of officers.
Here’s a look at some sleepers that could pay dividends in your fantasy league.
An African-American woman who lives in the Southland is rushing to Paula Deen’s defense even as the celebrity chef lost more business partners Thursday.
Small business owners across the Southland were preparing for reductions in staffing and other economic challenges after automatic federal budget cuts began taking effect Friday.
Several local agencies are already preparing for less money from the federal government come Friday.
Our economy is on a slow recovery – slower than anyone wants. But the lack of serious discussion about national security and the world we live in is troubling.
I’m sure the Defenders aren’t too thrilled about having to share their new digs with the Lakers, now that this whole lockout thing is done.
A defense expert in the trial of Michael Jackson’s personal physician was ordered Wednesday to pay a $250 sanction for telling jurors he had been asked by the judge not to testify about his own conversations with the singer’s doctor.
Defense attorneys for Dr. Conrad Murray could wrap up their case as early as Monday. Murray is accused of involuntary manslaughter in the 2009 death of Michael Jackson, who overdosed on the anesthetic propofol.
The final witnesses testifying for Dr. Conrad Murray will be fellow doctors. Addiction and propofol experts are expected to testify Thursday.
Defense attorneys representing Dr. Conrad Murray called a series of character witnesses to the stand.
A nurse practitioner took the stand Tuesday for a second day in the Conrad Murray trial.
Defense attorneys for Dr. Conrad Murray began their case Monday morning after they finished grilling a key prosecution expert.