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Ex-officers sue over release of confidential information

A group of former officers from a defunct Los Angeles County police organization has filed a lawsuit accusing the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department of leaking confidential information to the Los Angeles Times.

Reaction to the Death of Chicago Cubs Great Ernie Banks

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Reaction to the death Friday night of Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks:

Boys' basketball: Alemany, Crespi stay tied for first place in Mission League

Alemany (15-6, 5-1) and Crespi (16-5, 5-1) are on a collision course to play for first place in the Mission League on Wednesday night at Crespi.

Lakers sit Jeremy Lin, go with younger starters in 99-85 loss to Spurs

"Linsanity" wasn't yet part of basketball lexicon the last time this happened.

Boys' basketball: Tommie Groce scores 28 points in Dorsey win over Crenshaw

The good news for Dorsey is that the Dons took over sole possession of first place in the Coliseum League on Friday night, picking up a 67-61 road victory over rival Crenshaw behind 6-foot-4 Palmdale Highland transfer Tommie Groce, who scored 28 points.

The kids are all righteous at NHL's All-Star weekend

For years the NHL's most familiar player was Mr. Hockey, who gave way to the Great One, who in turn gave way to the Next One.

Max Scherzer Makes Nationals WS Favorite, Should Keep Rotation Together

Ever since Max Scherzer turned down a $144 million offer from the Detroit Tigers last March, speculation has been rampant about which team he would sign with and how much his contract would be worth. Jon Morosi of Fox Sports reported...Show More Summary

'Mr. Cub' Ernie Banks Dies at 83

yesterdaySports / Baseball : Bats

Chicago Cubs legend and Hall of Famer Ernie Banks died on Friday at the age of 83, the Cubs said in a statement.

Ernie Banks, baseball's 'Mr. Cub,' dies at 83

Hall of Fame slugger Ernie Banks, the two-time MVP who never lost his boundless enthusiasm for baseball despite years of playing on losing Chicago Cubs teams, died Friday night in Chicago. He was 83.

Jason Brown dazzles crowd again in short program

It was in this arena at the U.S. Championships four years ago that Jason Brown first showed the appeal that made him a crowd favorite well before he became one of the top figure skaters in the country.

The fall and rise of Clyde Beswick and his CB1 Gallery's new downtown digs

Clyde Beswick is not your stereotypical art dealer. He is not into scene-making or air kissing or gray power suits. He's easy-going and personable, and you’re much more likely to find him in red flannel or bright gingham. He's the type of dealer who runs a gallery because he relishes...

Peggy Charren dies at 86; tireless advocate for quality children's TV

Critics of Peggy Charren, a tireless activist for quality children's television, accused her of hating TV.

Boyle Heights residents force a fresh start on Mariachi Plaza project

First, they chased away the downtown Realtor, worried that his bike tour would bring too many outsiders.

Ernie Banks, the Eternally Hopeful Mr. Cub, Dies at 83

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Banks, whose mantra was “It’s a beautiful day, let’s play two,” hit 512 home runs and won consecutive M.V.P. awards in 19 seasons, but he never reached the postseason.

Airport Police union criticizes LAPD over luggage-theft probe

Police touted the raids as breaking up one of the biggest property thefts in Los Angeles International Airport history.

Matt Kuchar takes the lead with a 64

Veteran Matt Kuchar jumped to the top of the leaderboard Friday after the second round of the Humana Challenge in the desert.

Saudi king's death unlikely to change rivalry with Iran

In Iran, Saudi Arabia’s longtime rival for influence in the Middle East, there is little expectation that King Abdullah’s death will alter the deep enmity that has helped fuel hostilities and proxy battles throughout the region, including in Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Yemen and Bahrain.

Orange County firefighters revive man on flight to Houston

Two Orange County firefighters are being credited with saving a man's life Friday morning after they revived him midair on a flight from John Wayne Airport to Houston.

Tommy Mason dies at 75; NFL running back with Vikings, Rams

Tommy Mason, an NFL running back who was the first draft pick in Minnesota Vikings history and later played four seasons with the Los Angeles Rams, has died. He was 75.

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