Posted On: 11:08 a.m. | June 14, 2011
Today's highlights from our batch of images in Pictures in the News include the collapse of a six-story building in Nairobi that killed two and left 14 missing.
Darth Vader left out in the rain? Well, it's just an impersonator standing in a downpour, waiting to pose with tourists in Berlin.
And in Switzerland, a stream of cyclists streak by during the fourth stage of the Tour de Suisse. View Post»
Posted On: 11:00 p.m. | June 13, 2011
The Memphis Belle visits B-17 plant in Long Beach. View Post»
Posted On: 2:02 p.m. | June 13, 2011
A former Bay Area transit officer convicted in the fatal shooting of an unarmed man at an Oakland train station was released from jail early Monday, triggering protests in Los Angeles and Oakland.
Johannes Mehserle, 29, was released after serving 11 months of a two-year sentence for involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of Oscar Grant III on New Year's Day 2009.
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Posted On: 9:08 a.m. | June 13, 2011
Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Los Angeles, where Johannes Mehserle, the former San Francisco Bay area transit officer who fatally shot Oscar Grant on New Year's Day 2009, was released after serving 11 months of a two-year sentence.
In Afghanistan, a Canadian soldier walks through a field of marijuana plants during a patrol in the Panjwai district of Kandahar province. Canada will... View Post»
Posted On: 12:06 a.m. | June 13, 2011
Scaffolding gives way leaving two workers dangling by their safety belts. View Post»
Posted On: 10:02 p.m. | June 12, 2011
Brian Muhammad, a 42-year-old Nation of Islam member, sells bean pies at the corner of Crenshaw and Slauson in Los Angeles. He has been doing so for 11 years at one of the busiest intersections for those with something to peddle. "If you sell enough bean pies, you learn a little about life, like how to size up a man, if he's good for a $7 pie," Muhammad said. The Nation of Islam's tradition of... View Post»
Posted On: 9:33 p.m. | June 12, 2011
The LA PRIDE Parade drew thousands to Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood where participants marched to support gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities. There were more than 125 parade entries which included floats, bands and marching community advocacy groups. The first ever Los Angeles area PRIDE parade was held in 1970. View Post»
Posted On: 4:39 p.m. | June 12, 2011
From the Sierra Nevada and the Cascades to the northern Rockies, much of the West's high country remains buried under a thick snowpack that is filling reservoirs and engaging dam operators in a nerve-wracking balancing act as they watch for temperature spikes that could turn all those scenic piles of white into raging floodwaters.
In early June, snow depths of 7 feet or more were not... View Post»