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Police search for shooter who killed woman in Compton

Los Angeles County law enforcement authorities were searching Thursday night for the suspect who shot and killed a woman in Compton on Christmas night.

Man shot and killed by sheriff's deputy in Coachella Valley

A Riverside County sheriff's deputy shot and killed a man Thursday morning in a residential area of Coachella after a struggle for her baton, officials said.

Five people injured in fire at Westlake motel

A fire at a three-story motel in Westlake on Christmas night left at least five people injured, officials said.

At least seven hospitalized after rollover crash on 101 Freeway

At least seven people were taken to local hospitals after a rollover crash on the eastbound 101 Freeway in Woodland Hills, the Los Angeles Fire Department said.

Atlanta Streetcar will be operational on Tuesday

From http://www.ajc.com/news/news/local/atlanta-streetcar-on-track-for-tuesday-opening/njZSd/The Atlanta streetcar will be operational on Tuesday, reviving a form of public transit not seen in Atlanta since 1949.The Tuesday opening of...Show More Summary

New Year's Day brunches

While you're trying to decide where you'll be dining and partying on Dec. 31, don't forget to consider how you'll be spending your first morning of 2015. Whether you predict the need for a bloody mary to help with an epic hangover or...Show More Summary

Lakers vs. Chicago Bulls: quarter-by-quarter updates

The Lakers weren't showing much without Kobe Bryant, trailing the Chicago Bulls at halftime, 58-47, Thursday at United Center.

Costa Mesa man, 30, killed in motorcycle crash

A 30-year-old Orange County man died early Thursday morning in Costa Mesa after he ran a red light on his motorcycle and struck a sport utility vehicle, officials said.

LAPD wrongly reclassified some serious crimes as minor, Times review finds

On a July night in 2013, a customer attacked cocktail waitress Alicia Alfaro in the face with a set of car keys outside the El Recreo Room in Cypress Park.

Sony Has No Balls and Kim Jong-un Has No Anus, a Review of The Interview

7 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

W hen Charlie Chaplin's Hitler satire The Great Dictator was in production, the British government announced that it would not allow the film to screen in the country due to an appeasement agreement with Germany. By the release date,...Show More Summary

LeBron James gets mixed reaction from Heat fans in Miami return

LeBron James got a loud and mixed reaction from Heat fans when he returned to Miami on Christmas Day with the Cleveland Cavaliers for the third of five nationally televised NBA games.

Basketball: Christmas tournaments begin on Friday

If you love high school basketball, Friday is the start of the annual Christmas tournament season. There will be tournaments galore around Southern California. Hart, Chaminade, Ventura, San Dimas, Rancho Mirage, La Salle and Santa Barbara are all hosting boys' tournaments.

Three Snapshots of Close Encounters with 206 Hiphop in 2014

8 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

MACKLEMORE LASER SHABAZZ On the evening of Saturday, April 26, I entered the Pacific Science Center's Laser Dome with three other writers who had participated in a panel discussion at EMP's Pop Conference. We found seats, gossiped aShow More Summary

Christmas Tree Recycling Available Beginning January 3rd

The big day is here, and now you may have a big tree in your home. Avoid leaving it in the alley if you can hold on until Saturday, January 3rd.As usual, the City of Chicago is offering recycling for your de-nuded Christmas trees this year. Show More Summary

Kirk Cameron Is the Reason for the Season

9 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

A savior is born! (What? Okay, fine.) Another savior is born! As you celebrate Christmas (or as you enjoy the blissfully Christian-free streets of Seattle today,) remember that you're only enjoying this holiday because Kirk Cameron saved...Show More Summary

L.A. moviegoers say seeing 'The Interview' is standing up for freedom

A slow trickle of moviegoers gathered in West Hollywood Thursday morning to check out "The Interview," the comedy about North Korea that has wound up in the center of a real-life geopolitical imbroglio.

Going to the Movies Tonight? Here's What You Should Watch

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

It has become a Christmas tradition: after we get sick of our families on Christmas day, Americans of all faiths and non-faiths head to the movies. But the only thing worse than spending time with your racist uncle is skipping out on your racist uncle by accidentally going to a terrible movie. Show More Summary

Jeff Chang's Who We Be Offers a Brief History of Race Representation in Art and Ads, from Family Circus to Trayvon Martin

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

JEREMY KEITH VILLALUZ The subject of the first sentence in the first chapter of Who We Be: The Colorization of America is the last person you'd expect to be featured in a book about race in America—Family Circus cartoonist Bil Keane....Show More Summary

Passenger Gets Kicked Off Plane After "Merry Christmas" Meltdown

A man was tossed off a flight at LaGuardia this week after he freaked out when workers wished him a Merry Christmas. Christmas envy can be so crippling sometimes. [ more › ]

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