Caltech, UCLA, USC High Among US News & World Report's Best 50 Universities In The NationCaltech in Pasadena was the Los Angeles area’s highest-ranked school on the list at No. 12, followed by UCLA at No. 20 and USC at No. 22. UC Santa Barbara came in at No. 34, followed by UC Irvine at No. 36 and UC San Diego at No. 37.
USC Student Struck, Killed While Walking On 110 Freeway In South LAOne driver was arrested and a second remains at large. Investigators are still unclear why 18-year-old Matthew Olson was walking along the freeway.
Jim Hardy, Oldest Living USC And Rams Player, Dies At 96Jim Hardy, the oldest living University of Southern California and Los Angeles Rams football player who was the MVP of the 1945 Rose Bowl, has died. He was 96.
Bail Lowered For USC Gynecologist George Tyndall Accused Of Sexually Assaulting PatientsTo be released from jail, he must post 10 percent of $1.6 million, or $160,000.
Gang Member Charged In Murder Of USC Student Victor McElhaneyVictor McElhaney, the son of prominent Oakland Councilwoman Lynette Gibson McElhaney, was shot to death during a robbery attempt about a mile from the USC campus.
Former USC Gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall Pleads Not Guilty To Sexually Assaulting 16 WomenTyndall, 72, was charged last week with 18 counts of sexual penetration and 11 counts of sexual battery by fraud. He was USC’s only full-time gynecologist at the university’s Engemann Student Health Center for nearly 30 years.
Justice Department Indicts Another Parent In College Admission ScandalThe Department of Justice has indicted another parent — the 51st person — in the college admission scandal that rocked some of the country's most prestigious universities.
Judge Grants Preliminary Approval To Class Action Suit Against USC, Former GynecologistA Los Angeles federal judge Wednesday gave preliminary approval to the $215 million class-action settlement with women who say they were sexually abused by former University of Southern California gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall.
Following Criticism, USC And United Airlines Reach Naming Rights Deal For LA Memorial Coliseum FieldThis comes after criticism from veteran’s groups over their previous name change agreement reached last year.
Former USC Soccer Coach Laura Janke Pleads Guilty In Admissions Bribery ScandalShe plead guilty to creating multiple fake athletic profiles for college applicants. Prosecutors are recommending she serve 27 to 33 months in prison.
High Lead Levels In Baby Teeth Of Children Near Vernon Exide Plant, Study FindsBy the time it closed, Exide was recycling 11 million auto batteries per year and had released 3,500 tons of lead into the surrounding area.