A study presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Assn. last weekend found that married women drink more than divorced women, but married men drink less than divorced men, ABC News reports. In fact, several women in the study said they did not drink alcohol at all until they met ... More >>
If you don't like being shot here in the city of L.A., the gang capital of the nation, the places to avoid are the boundaries between gangs (we have a map of some of the crimes after the jump). That seems to be one of the takeaways of a UCLA-led study published online this week in the journal Crimi ... More >>
Unlike refugees from other troubled countries, only a fraction of Mexicans seeking U.S. asylum are accepted no matter how horrible their wounds or their stories
Blip Public Stream One boring day in late February, I stared listlessly at my Twitter feed looking for nothing in particular when a tweet popped up from one of my friends touting a new social networking site. Did I dare sign up for one more inevitable time suck? As it stood, I was already fighting a ... More >>
Except the chief is manipulating numbers and acting like a politician
Angry candidates ask: How can Bratton and Villaraigosa claim L.A. is as safe as 1956?
Is this really a surge in gang crime, or is Villaraigosa peddling fear?
Why is it in their nature for Mexicans to steal?
If New York can slash homicide by 76 percent, can Los Angeles contemplate a vanishing point?
Riding the carousel of time with the captives of Michael Aptedís 49 Up
Can the convicted killerís inspirational books persuade the governor to spare him?
Curator/critic Michael Duncan thinks so, and heís got a show to prove it
The debate over the latest gang crackdown