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Sunday, December 11th, 2011
 
A California state senator called on home improvement chain Lowe's to apologize for pulling advertising from a TV show featuring the lives of Muslim families. Lowe's pulled advertising from Discovery Channel/TLC's "All-American Muslim" after the Florida Family Assn. complained about...
 
Kobe Bryant is not happy. One of his closest friends on the Lakers, Lamar Odom, was traded Saturday night to Dallas for a first-round pick in the 2012 amateur draft, depriving the Lakers of their top rebounder and a solid character guy in the locker room. "I don't like it," Bryant said Sunday. "I've known Lamar for a long time, and for the team itself, he's meant a lot in terms of his versatility, his personality. He's a big presence for us in the locker room, just from a team chemistry standpoint. He's great at bringing guys together and things of that nature. "I trust management knows what they're doing. I let them do their jobs, I never get in the way but it's...
 
Men's Health: "Funny is sexy, and Jennifer Aniston is funny. Her down-to-earth persona makes her seem attainable..."Men's Health: "Funny is sexy, and Jennifer Aniston is funny. Her down-to-earth persona makes her seem attainable..."
 
 
SAVANNAH - Jason Shaw says his first fall harvest yielded fruit for no more than 500 bottles, just enough to sell at select tastings and to share with restaurant chefs in hopes of priming their palates for more.
 
A Walmart employee was stabbed by a woman attempting to shoplift items from the Cartersville store, Bartow County police said Sunday.
 
 
The Lakers don't have to fret anymore whether Lamar Odom will report to training camp. No, the Lakers didn't acquire New Orleans Hornets guard Chris Paul. In fact, they actually pulled out of the three-team trade proposal involving New Orleans and Houston. Instead, Odom will be traded to the Dallas Mavericks for their first-round pick in the 2012 NBA draft. The Times' Mike Bresnahan reported it's unclear whether the Lakers made t...
 
The Browns didn't conduct the concussion test on Colt McCoy until the next morning, ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported. APThe Browns may be violated NFL rules by not giving Colt McCoy a concussion test on the sidelines, ESPN reported. BEREA -- The NFL's initial look into how the Browns handled Colt McCoy after his helmet-to-helmet hit by Steelers linebacker James Harrison revealed that they didn't cond...
 
 
From news services, compiled by Bill Steiden Mitt Romney was a one-term governor of Massachusetts.
 
ajc.com - 12/11/2011 5:00am
TALLAHASSEE - Julian White had a bad feeling about Orlando. The longtime director of Florida A&M University?s Marching 100 had just suspended 26 members of his renowned band for repeatedly hazing Bria Hunter, a 112-pound, 18-year-old freshman clarinet player from Decatur.
 
 
Police arrested 55 people in a raid on an Occupy San Francisco encampment in front of a Federal Reserve building early Sunday morning, days after clearing the protesters' main site about a block away. Officers moved in to clear the...
 
A young man was fatally shot while spraying graffiti in Lake View Terrace early Sunday morning, police said. The victim, about 18 years years old and whose name has not been released, was tagging on Terra Bella Street at about...
 
 
Throw out any number regarding Lamar Odom's seven-year tenure with the Lakers. Two -- that's how many championships he won. Fifteen -- that's the franchise ranking he finished in assists (1,944). Seventeen -- that's the franchise ranking he posted in points (7,092). Eleven -- that's the franchise ranking he totaled in rebounds (4,906). But the legacy of Odom -- traded Saturday to the Dallas Mavericks for a 2012 first-round dr...
 
The brothers sit side by side at a table in a Carl's Jr. John Pitman fuels the midmorning with a large Coke and several refills. Steve Pitman sips at his same cup of coffee. John is the older one, 66. Steve, 64, is, in a way, his brother's keeper....
 
 
Cleveland Browns quarterback McCoy suffered a concussion from the illegal hit by Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Harrison. John Kuntz, The Plain DealerBrowns quarterback Colt McCoy lays on the turf at Pittsburgh's Heinz Field as teammates check if he is alright after a helmet-to-helmet hit by Steelers linebacker James Harrison. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison, who has built a reput...
 
The ex-girlfriend of the man who opened fire on a street in Hollywood on Friday said he wanted to "change the world for the better." Alicia Alligood, 24, said that she and Tyler Brehm, 26, dated for four years before...
 
 
IRVINE ? Authorities have identified a man accused of carjacking a stretch Humvee limo and leading several police agencies in a chase along city streets and northbound on the I-5 into Los Angeles County. Ahmad Mabrok, 29, was naked when he was...
 
The smiles were extraordinary. They outshone even the flashing cameras of a dozen volunteer photographers who on Saturday turned Inglis House into a giant studio - offering the severely disabled a holiday gift: the simple dignity of a formal portrait.
 
 
Police found Dennis Malavasi slumped behind the wheel of an idling pickup, a half-empty bottle of King Cobra malt liquor by his side. They woke him up, cuffed his hands and charged him with drunken driving. It was a charge that Malavasi knew all too...
 
Want to go to Knott's Berry Farm and help kids at the same time? This is a deal that lets you both give and receive, any day until Sunday, Dec. 18. If you buy a toy worth at least $20 from one of the vendors in Knott's Marketplace and donate it to...
 
 
The offer of a costly bet could reinforce impressions about Mitt Romney and his wealth.
 
Remains found in Texas could be that of a missing Atlanta musician whose truck was found in the area last month, according to a newspaper report.
 
 
"Tree's" Jessica Chastain was named best supporting actress, and Emmanuel Lubezki the best cinematographer."Tree's" Jessica Chastain was named best supporting actress, and Emmanuel Lubezki the best cinematographer.
 
An ice-skating rink becomes the latest flash point between longtime residents of a historic Manhattan apartment complex and the complex's management.
 
 
I like to think I?m a fairly open-minded and insightful person; the kind of person who can put herself in other people?s shoes with little to no effort. The kind of person who has the ability to feel sympathy and empathy without a second thought....
 
ANAHEIM - Santa Margarita football coach Harry Welch is among the most loquacious men of his profession. Asked to summarize what he just saw his football team accomplish Saturday at Angel Stadium, all Welch could say was, "Wow. That was just ......
 
 
Slide show: Check out the fans in the stands, cheerleaders, band members and other supporters who turned out for CIF-SS football championships involving O.C. teams. Then come back later as we add photos from tonight's Pac-5 showdown between San...
 
Barcelona surrendered a shocking first-minute goal to Real Madrid's Karim Benzema at the Bernabeu on Saturday night, but rallied to post a 3-1 victory that moved it back to the top of the Spanish League table.
 
 
The point guard is seeking a second opinion on his back problem Ron Schwane / Associated PressBaron Davis missed his third straight day of Cavaliers practice with what the team is calling lower back tightness INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- Baron Davis missed his third consecutive day of training camp with what the team is calling tightness in his lower back.Unlike the first two days of practice, Davis was not at the trainin...