The 118th running of the Boston Marathon began under heavy security Monday morning, a year after the bombings near the race's finish line that killed three people and wounded more than 260 others. A moment of silence was observed and "America the Beautiful" was played over a loudspeaker before the race began for mobility-impaired marathoners. The elite men and women runners were starting later in the morning.
Credit card receipts, telephone records and production schedules show that "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer was not in Hawaii when a lawsuit claims he sexually abused a 17-year-old on the islands, a defense attorney said Friday.Singer was mainly in Toronto working on the first "X-Men" movie from August through October 1999, defense attorney Marty Singer told The Associated Press. More>>
(FOX 11/CNS) - A 16-year-old Palmdale girl was killed this morning when an alleged drunken driver crashed his SUV into her apartment while she slept. The fatal crash was at about 3:50 a.m. at Avenue R and Tenth Street East, said Lt. Ken Wright of the Palmdale Sheriff's Station. The 20-year-driver crashed a 2007 Nissan Pathfinder into the corner of the building, Wright said. He was later identified Roberto Rodriguez of Palmdale, and booked on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter, said a deputy ... More>>
Hell on earth, that's how some doctors describe Recessive Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa also known as E.B. It's a horrible genetic disease that Nicky Zahorcak was born with. A lot of his skin is raw, the slightest touch can cause blisters that quickly spread. He says, "Right now, all the bandages that you see everywhere even on my sides, they're all raw skin." His mother Silvia says very few people know about this rare condition and she wants to change that. More>>
Vice President Joe Biden on Monday launched a high-profile visit to demonstrate the U.S. commitment to Ukraine and push for urgent implementation of an international agreement aimed at de-escalating tensions even as violence continues. Biden planned to meet Tuesday with government leaders who took over after pro-Russia Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was ousted in February following months of protests. More>>
Witness says that man who allegedly made threats at Times building worked for a firm that rents space from the newspaper. More>>
A restaurant owner who allegedly paid to have a 9-year-old girl smuggled into the country from El Salvador, then forced the child to work at her restaurant and in her home, pleaded not guilty today to More>>
Coach Mark Black is going back to school on Monday! He is being reinstated according to Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District Superintendent Sandra Lyon. More>>
The captain of a sunken South Korean ferry was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need, as investigators looked into whether his evacuation order came too late to save lives. Two crew members were also arrested, a prosecutor said.The disaster three days ago left more than 270 people missing and at least 29 people dead.
In the news business, we cover so many stories everyday that many of them just come and go. It is rare for there to be a story that I can't stop thinking about. And that says a lot coming from me; I watch, listen to and read news stories nonstop. More>>
Funeral services will be held for University of La Verne graduate student and staff member Arthur Arzola -- who was one of 10 people who died in a crash between a tour bus and FedEx truck in Northern California. More>>
Twins brothers with a YouTube channel filled with their pranks say they weren't trying to make a joke. Serious intentions or not, a park full of parents were not amused by their latest stunt. This video is a must-see!
Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday. The enrollments exceeded expectations and... More>>
Up to 6000 people are killed each year across the country in wrecks involving drivers who took their eyes off the road. Up to 500,000 are injured. More>>
Film director Bryan Singer accused of sexually abusing an underage male in late 1990s. More>>
Call it the year of the baby: Chelsea Clinton and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting their first child later this year. More>>
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and inequality, died at home in Mexico City on Thursday.... More>>
Authorities today chased a kidnapping suspect in an SUV from the Boyle Heights area to downtown Los Angeles, where the man got out and ran into a building. More>>
A pair of fire trucks collided at a Monterey Park intersection today, sending one of the trucks careening into a restaurant and leaving several people injured. More>>
A small Southern California town has turned up the heat on the makers of the wildly popular Sriracha hot sauce, telling them that if they can't keep their bottling plant from smelling up the neighborhood. More>>
A Michigan judge goes off after a convicted killer mocked her victim's family during sentencing on Wednesday. Find out what made Judge John McBain say "I hope you die in prison."
A desperate search for survivors is playing out right now in the cold murky waters off the coast of South Korea. More>>
Former Bell chief administrative officer Robert Rizzo, whose seven-figure salary as head of a small, working-class city made him the central figure in a headline-grabbing corruption probe, was sentenced today to 12 years in prison. More>>