Kirk Siegler

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LAPD Investigate Knife Found On Former Property Of O.J. Simpson

Friday, March 04, 2016

Los Angeles Police say they're investigating a knife that is alleged to have been found on the former estate of O.J. Simpson.


Yosemite Contractor Leaves — And Takes The Landmark's Names With It

Thursday, March 03, 2016

Some of the most iconic names in Yosemite National Park have been taken down. It's the result of a trademark dispute between the park and its outgoing concessionaire.


Residents Return Home After Workers Cap Leaking Gas Well In Los Angeles

Friday, February 19, 2016

Residents are returning to the Los Angeles community of Porter Ranch now that the leaking natural gas well there has been capped.


Los Angeles Hospital Pays Hackers To Regain Control Of Medical Records

Thursday, February 18, 2016

A Los Angeles hospital paid the equivalent of $17,000 in Bitcoins to hackers who took over medical records and shut down the hospital's computer servers for days. The incident is rais...


Cliven Bundy's Arrest Caps Years Of Calls For Government To Take Action

Thursday, February 11, 2016

The Nevada rancher's arrest is a setback for his self-styled militia supporters and their anti-federal lands fight. The charges stem from a standoff with federal agents at his ranch in 2014.


Ex-LA County Sheriff Faces Months Behind Bars After Jail Scandal

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Lee Baca has pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of lying to federal prosecutors during a sweeping investigation into corruption and abuse inside the county's jails.


FBI Releases Aerial Surveillance Video Of Refuge Occupier's Death

Friday, January 29, 2016

The FBI said the video shows 54-year-old Robert "LaVoy" Finicum reaching for a handgun as police approach him. Finicum was shot and killed by Oregon State Police troopers.


FBI Works To End Standoff As Militants Linger At Oregon Refuge

Thursday, January 28, 2016

A handful of armed militants are believed to still be holed up at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Oregon. Leaders of several anti-government groups sympathetic to the ...


Militants Encouraged To End Occupation Of Wildlife Refuge

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Ammon Bundy is asking the remaining armed militants occupying a national wildlife refuge in Oregon to stand down and return home to their families. Bundy was arrested on Tuesday.


Dispute Over Cattle Grazing Disrupts Patrols Of Federal Land

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

A movement to take back Nevada land that some ranchers want for grazing has stopped federal workers from safeguarding public property, say groups that would prefer to see the area protected.


Armed Militants In Oregon Cancel Public Meeting As Occupation Drags On

Friday, January 15, 2016

In Oregon, the armed militants that took over a federal wildlife refuge almost two weeks ago had planned a public meeting Friday evening to address the community's concerns and appare...


Who Will Blink First? Armed Occupation In Oregon Drags On

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Nearly two weeks after members of a self-styled militia occupied the remote Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in an apparent protest over how the U.S. government treats cattle ranchers in eastern Oregon, it appears things are no closer to a resolution.

So far, there has been only one brief meeting ...


Oregon Occupiers Bolster Cause Of Other Anti-Government Militants

Saturday, January 09, 2016

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Why Does The Federal Government Manage So Much Public Land In The West?

Friday, January 08, 2016

The federal government owns huge swaths of land in the West. How it came to have all that land and authority over it is complicated and fraught with ages old controversies. NPR explor...


Sheriff Advises Locals To Keep A Distance From Occupied Wildlife Refuge

Thursday, January 07, 2016

In Harney County, Oregon, Sheriff David Ward's patience is wearing thin. It's been several days since armed, anti-government militants took over a federal wildlife refuge.


Oregon Occupation Reignites Debate Over Federal Land Management

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Armed militants occupying a natural refuge in a remote part of Oregon say they will stay until the land is under local control. The local sheriff has pleaded repeatedly with the occupiers to leave.


How Protests Turned Into An Armed Takeover Of A Wildlife Refuge In Oregon

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Over the weekend, armed men took over part of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon. It's the latest armed confrontation in a simmering anti-federal government movement in the rural West.


Ski Resorts See Slight Thaw After Chilling Effect Of Climate Change

Friday, January 01, 2016

California's historic drought provided a glimpse of what skiing might be like with climate change. Industry executives are counting on their customers being flexible in the years ahead.


Fight Over Control Of Western Lands Heats Up In Congress

Thursday, December 31, 2015

A Utah legislative commission has voted to move forward with suing the federal government in an attempt to seize control of millions of acres of federal land.


Threat That Led To LA School Cancellations 'Wasn't Credible'

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Los Angeles public schools are reopening Wednesday morning, after a terrorist threat on Tuesday led to a controversial decision by administrators to close all of the district's roughly 1,000 schools.