2 days ago | Crime
Moshe Matsri, the reputed boss of L.A.’s Israeli underworld, was sentenced this morning to 32 years in federal prison. Matsri, 48, was convicted in U.S. District Court last fall of 14 counts of money laundering, cocaine trafficking and extortion. ...
3 days ago | City Hall
Many rejoiced a couple weeks ago when the L.A. Board of Airport Commissioners approved a plan to allow UberX and Lyft to operate at LAX. Well, not so fast. Today, six L.A. City Council members moved to reconsider the decision, citing "significant ...
6 days ago | City Hall
Boston's bid for the 2024 Olympic Games has been faltering for a while, and now the AP is reporting that it has finally collapsed. The hometown organizers failed to win over a skeptical public, and elected officials recently turned on the proposal...
17 days ago | City Hall
Seems like just yesterday that a state official threatened to shut down Uber for violating Public Utilities Commission regulations. Indeed it was yesterday, but today there's some good news for the $50 billion rideshare firm: the LAX Boa...
18 days ago | City Hall
In April, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced that Uber and Lyft would be operating at L.A. International Airport "by this summer." This was welcome news to travelers who have come to rely on the smartphone apps as a cheaper alternative to taxis. But it...
Everett Adam Livvix, Figure in Israeli Mosque Plot, Is Released From Mental Facility and Returned to U.S.23 days ago | Crime
Everett Adam Livvix, the suspect in a bizarre Israeli terror case that was the subject of this week's cover story, has been released from a mental facility and returned to the United States. Livvix, 31, of Robinson, Ill., was arrested last Novembe...