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Deflated win: NFL Patriots investigation unfolding

Deflated win: NFL Patriots investigation unfolding
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Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots is surrounded by the media after defeating the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 during Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona.; Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images Reports are coming out today that a Patriots employee likely deflated the footballs used for the […]

Bell Gardens sordid murder case could vex jury selection

Bell Gardens sordid murder case could vex jury selection

The location where Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo was shot on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.; Credit: Erika Aguilar/KPCC The son of murdered Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo told a police officer that his mother shot his father three times in the side last fall during an argument that he tried to break up but couldn’t […]

Clips clinch, Ducks dominate…wasn’t there an important fight, too? Recapping the weekend in sports

Clips clinch, Ducks dominate…wasn’t there an important fight, too? Recapping the weekend in sports

Blake Griffin #32 and Matt Barnes #22 of the Los Angeles Clippers embrace at the final buzzer against the San Antonio Spurs during Game Seven of the Western Conference quarterfinals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center on May 2, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. ; Credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images If you weren’t paying […]

Comedy lovers try to crack the connection between misery and hilarity

Comedy lovers try to crack the connection between misery and hilarity

Actress and comedian Janeane Garofalo attends the 2014 Stand Up For Pits Benefit at Gotham Comedy Club on April 23, 2014 in New York City. ; Credit: Monica Schipper/Getty Images The new documentary “Misery Loves Comedy,” featuring a long list of funny people such as Janeane Garofalo and Christopher Guest, explores the oft-debated idea that […]

New site promotes openness to open relationships

New site promotes openness to open relationships

A man looks at a dating site on his computer in Washington,DC on February 10, 2014.; Credit: EVA HAMBACH/AFP/Getty Images Openminded.com, a dating site devoted to polyamorous relationships, launched earlier this week, garnering a membership of 10,000 on its first day. The site bills itself as a place for people that seek open relationships, but […]

Governor Brown speeds up goals on greenhouse gas cuts

Governor Brown speeds up goals on greenhouse gas cuts

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – JANUARY 17: California Gov. Jerry Brown speaks during a news conference on January 17, 2014 in San Francisco, California. Gov. Brown declared a drought state of emergency for California as the state faces water shortfalls in what is expected to be the driest year in state history. Residents are being asked […]

Baltimore riots: Policing experts, civil rights analysts debate the issues

Baltimore riots: Policing experts, civil rights analysts debate the issues

Maryland state troopers stand guard near a CVS pharmacy that was burned to the ground yesterday during rioting after the funeral of Freddie Gray, on April 28, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Gray, 25, was arrested for possessing a switch blade knife April 12 outside the Gilmor Houses housing project on Baltimore’s west side. ; Credit: […]

Kicking, crushing, burning, shooting: Your worst technology revenge horror stories

Kicking, crushing, burning, shooting: Your worst technology revenge horror stories

A Colorado man was cited for shooting his computer. ; Credit: Colorado Springs Police Department We’ve all reached our breaking point with technology, and maybe have even wanted to go “Office Space” on the offending machine… A Colorado man was recently ticketed for shooting his 2012 Dell XPS 410 computer eight times in a back […]

Filmweek Marquee: ‘The Age of Adaline,’ ‘Little Boy,’ ‘The Water Diviner,’ and more:

Filmweek Marquee: ‘The Age of Adaline,’ ‘Little Boy,’ ‘The Water Diviner,’ and more:

Canadian actor Martin Dubreuil poses during a photocall after the screening of his film ‘Felix and Meira’ during the 62nd San Sebastian Film Festival on September 24, 2014 in the northern Spanish Basque city of San Sebastian.; Credit: RAFA RIVAS/AFP/Getty Images Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Andy Klein and Amy Nicholson review this week’s […]

California extremist Adam Gadahn and the future of U.S. military drone policy

California extremist Adam Gadahn and the future of U.S. military drone policy

US President Barack Obama makes a statement on the Brady Briefing room at the White House April 23, 2015 in Washington, DC. President Obama talked about a US drone strike that targeted a suspected al Qaeda compound in Pakistan but inadvertently killed an American and Italian being held hostage by the group.; Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty […]