When Glenn Greenwald’s 28-year-old Brazilian partner was detained in London this summer while transporting documents related to the bombshell Edward Snowden story, many assumed he was unfairly roped into a situation he didn’t understand. That couldn’t be further from the truth.
To the left, Hamlet. TO. THE. LEFT.
In 2012, Californians voted to impose harsher prison sentences for human traffickers. But one of the first cases tried under the new law highlights the complications behind trying to fix the problem.
The students have beaten back an attempt to get them to reveal documents and confidential sources, in a case that would have had ominous ramifications for high school journalists nationwide if it had gone to trial.
A Santa Monica judge said that Joe Francis had an “explosive” temper and needed to spend time “in custody.” Charges stem from a 2011 incident where Francis refused to let three women leave his mansion and then grabbed one of those women by her throat and hair while throwing her to the ground.
In the aftermath of his son’s suicide, Rainer Klaus Reinscheid, 49, tried to set a park, a high school, and a vice principal’s house on fire. Last week he was sentenced to 14 years in prison for his arson attempts. Was he driven by grief or revenge?
“The unfortunate reality is that there is a description, there is a profile out there of what a criminal is, and you fit the description,” said attorney Jamal Hicks.
Sonia “Shorty” Apodaca, 44, was a “secretary” for the Mexican Mafia, one of the country’s most notorious prison gangs. Apodaca appeared in federal court Tuesday to plead for bail — but her request was denied because she knows too much.
Six months after Joseph Hall, now 13, was convicted of second-degree murder for fatally shooting his neo-Nazi father in 2011, the state weighs where he will spend the next decade: in therapy or in one of the country’s most violent prison systems.
Two women claim Jose Rigoberto Sanchez, 28, a deputy in the L.A. Sheriff’s Department, pulled them over and demanded sex while on duty. One woman says he got his way in the back of a patrol car.
Barbara Wu, 21, is facing trial for soliciting the murder of two exes. Her lawyer claims her murder plots weren’t serious threats. The prosecution says she was the next Jodi Arias.
The troubled actress is on a 14-day psychiatric hold after starting a gasoline fire in a neighbor’s driveway. Like Britney Spears’ parents in 2008, Bynes’ family has filed a motion to take control of their daughter’s life.
More than 7,000 people became naturalized U.S. citizens during a ceremony in downtown Los Angeles on Friday. BuzzFeed asked some of them why they’re excited about becoming Americans.
What a monthlong wiretap revealed about Stephen Kinzey: professor by day, biker drug dealer by night.
Today three young women told their stories of sexual assault on the University of Southern California’s campus and how their university failed them.
Heeding Rev. Al Sharpton’s call for Justice Rallies in 100 cities to protest the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, federal buildings and state houses across the country were marched on by peaceful demonstrators demanding the repeal of Stand Your Ground laws. The sentiment across the state lines were similar, protestors the country over are hoping to turn, as one rally speaker said, this “Travyon Martin moment” into a “movement.”
How a cable show navigated the opposing forces of recovery and good TV. From the mouths of producers, interventionists, directors, and a recovered huffer.
With insights from a 9-year-old black lady.
See you in hell — OH WAIT.
Many of Ohio’s newly approved abortion restrictions are as severe as the ones found in the hotly disputed Texas legislation. If these restrictions are approved by Republican Gov. John Kasich, Ohio will have some of the most draconian anti-abortion laws in the country. Read ‘em here.