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    Pasadena police release sketch of man wanted in three homicides


    Pasadena police detectives Monday released a sketch of a man wanted in connection with three homicides. The release comes three months after the shooting deaths of two men who were at a vigil held for another man who had been killed in December....

    Pasadena police detectives Monday released a sketch of a man wanted in connection with three homicides.

    The release comes three months after the shooting deaths of two men who were at a vigil held for another man who had been killed in December.

    Investigators say they have tied the gunman of last...

    Top Afghan defense officials resign after Taliban attack that killed more than 100 soldiers


    Afghanistan’s defense minister and army chief stepped down Monday amid growing outrage over the deaths of more than 100 soldiers in one of the deadliest Taliban attacks of the 16-year war. President Ashraf Ghani accepted the resignations of Defense...

    Afghanistan’s defense minister and army chief stepped down Monday amid growing outrage over the deaths of more than 100 soldiers in one of the deadliest Taliban attacks of the 16-year war.

    President Ashraf Ghani accepted the resignations of Defense Minister Abdullah Habibi and Qadam Shah Shaheem,...

    Angels mailbag: Where to go from here?


    Hello, Angels fans. As of today, your favorite baseball team is 8-12, on a 65-win pace, and its best starting pitcher is not going to pitch at least until June. The outlook is not great. So let’s answer some questions about the state of the team. As...

    Hello, Angels fans. As of today, your favorite baseball team is 8-12, on a 65-win pace, and its best starting pitcher is not going to pitch at least until June. The outlook is not great. So let’s answer some questions about the state of the team. As always, please submit mailbag questions through...

    International Criminal Court filing accuses Philippines' Duterte of carrying out 'national bloodbath'


    A Filipino lawyer filed a complaint Monday with the International Criminal Court accusing Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte of crimes against humanity and mass murder — charges stemming from his war on drugs, which has left thousands dead. The...

    A Filipino lawyer filed a complaint Monday with the International Criminal Court accusing Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte of crimes against humanity and mass murder — charges stemming from his war on drugs, which has left thousands dead.

    The complaint, filed with the court in The Hague, blames...

    Varsity Times Insider: The latest sports news from Southern California's high school teams.


    April 24, 2017, 10:05 a.m. Taft football field getting new sod Football April 24, 2017, 9:53 a.m. Birmingham to get all-weather football field in 2018 Eric Sondheimer Birmingham High School in Van Nuys has approved a proposal to revamp its football field...

    April 24, 2017, 10:05 a.m. Taft football field getting new sod Football April 24, 2017, 9:53 a.m. Birmingham to get all-weather football field in 2018 Eric Sondheimer Birmingham High School in Van Nuys has approved a proposal to revamp its football field and stadium facilities by the 2018 season,...

    Tennessee kidnapping suspect wanted to take teen to Mexico, court documents say


    A former Tennessee teacher accused of kidnapping his teenage student wanted to flee to Mexico with the girl, federal prosecutors said Monday. In court documents filed Monday, federal prosecutors said Tad Cummins “planned and executed an audacious...

    A former Tennessee teacher accused of kidnapping his teenage student wanted to flee to Mexico with the girl, federal prosecutors said Monday.

    In court documents filed Monday, federal prosecutors said Tad Cummins “planned and executed an audacious scheme” to travel through the U.S. with the 15-year-old...

    Marchers gather to commemorate 102nd anniversary of Armenian genocide


    Tens of thousands are expected to march and rally outside the Turkish Consulate on Wilshire Boulevard on Monday to commemorate the 102nd anniversary of the Armenian genocide. The 1.5-mile march — which drew an estimated 60,000 people last year — is...

    Tens of thousands are expected to march and rally outside the Turkish Consulate on Wilshire Boulevard on Monday to commemorate the 102nd anniversary of the Armenian genocide.

    The 1.5-mile march — which drew an estimated 60,000 people last year — is scheduled to begin at noon at Pan Pacific Park...

    Two convicted in Bundy standoff in Nevada


    A jury in Las Vegas has found two men guilty of federal charges in an armed standoff that stopped government agents from rounding up cattle near Cliven Bundy's Nevada ranch in 2014. Jurors said in a note Monday they were deadlocked on charges against...

    A jury in Las Vegas has found two men guilty of federal charges in an armed standoff that stopped government agents from rounding up cattle near Cliven Bundy's Nevada ranch in 2014.

    Jurors said in a note Monday they were deadlocked on charges against four other men. The judge sent them back to...

    Toddler struck and killed by vehicle in South L.A.


    A 2-year-old child was struck and killed by a vehicle Monday in a South Los Angeles neighborhood, officials said. The fatal accident occurred just after 9:50 a.m. in the 1100 block of East 49th Street, according to Margaret Stewart, a spokeswoman for the...

    A 2-year-old child was struck and killed by a vehicle Monday in a South Los Angeles neighborhood, officials said.

    The fatal accident occurred just after 9:50 a.m. in the 1100 block of East 49th Street, according to Margaret Stewart, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Fire Department. The child was...

    Aaron Hernandez suicide notes ordered released ahead of funeral


    Aaron Hernandez's family turned out Monday for a private funeral to say their farewells to the former NFL star, and a judge ordered that three suicide notes he left be turned over by the time he is buried. Hernandez's mother, brother, fiancee and at...

    Aaron Hernandez's family turned out Monday for a private funeral to say their farewells to the former NFL star, and a judge ordered that three suicide notes he left be turned over by the time he is buried.

    Hernandez's mother, brother, fiancee and at least one defense attorney were among the dozens...

    Man sentenced to 15 years for starting massive Da Vinci blaze in downtown L.A.


    A man charged with setting a roaring blaze at the partially built Da Vinci apartment complex in Los Angeles that caused millions of dollars in damage, melted freeway signs and shrouded downtown in smoke, was sentenced to 15 years in prison Monday,...

    A man charged with setting a roaring blaze at the partially built Da Vinci apartment complex in Los Angeles that caused millions of dollars in damage, melted freeway signs and shrouded downtown in smoke, was sentenced to 15 years in prison Monday, prosecutors said.

    Dawud Abdulwali — who prosecutors...

    TrueCar proposes public offering to raise money


    TrueCar Inc. is looking to raise funds with a proposed public offering of common stock. The Santa Monica-based vehicle pricing and information website said Monday it expects to offer 1 million shares of common stock, and that certain existing...

    TrueCar Inc. is looking to raise funds with a proposed public offering of common stock.

    The Santa Monica-based vehicle pricing and information website said Monday it expects to offer 1 million shares of common stock, and that certain existing shareholders will likely offer 7.5 million shares in...

    U.S. announces 'sweeping' sanctions on Syrian scientists for chemical attack


    Following up on a limited U.S. military strike against Syria, the Trump administration on Monday announced new "sweeping" sanctions on the Syrian government agency it blames for producing chemicals used in a deadly attack on Syrian civilians earlier this...

    Following up on a limited U.S. military strike against Syria, the Trump administration on Monday announced new "sweeping" sanctions on the Syrian government agency it blames for producing chemicals used in a deadly attack on Syrian civilians earlier this month.

    The announcement names 271 members...

    This one unbelievably expensive Iowa patient makes the case for single-payer healthcare


    Back in mid-2016, Iowa customers of Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, the dominant company in the state’s individual insurance market, got a shock: Premium increases of 38% to 43% were in store for many of them for this year. Three weeks ago they got a...

    Back in mid-2016, Iowa customers of Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, the dominant company in the state’s individual insurance market, got a shock: Premium increases of 38% to 43% were in store for many of them for this year.

    Three weeks ago they got a bigger shock: Wellmark was pulling out of Iowa’s...