LA Road-Rage

Court rejects appeal in Los Angeles road rage conviction

A California appellate court has rejected an appeal by David Thompson, the physician who was convicted in 2009 of assaulting two cyclists by intentionally stopping his car directly in front of them.

Good news and bad news from the courts

While many cyclists were able to take some solace in the recent sentence handed down to the now-infamous road-rage doctor in California, we need to remember that the problem of rider safety continues to be a serious one on American roads.

L.A. road rage doctor gets five years

The California physician, convicted of assaulting a pair of cyclists with his car, was sentenced to five years in prison at the close of a hearing in Los Angeles Superior Court on Friday morning.

L.A. road rage doctor to be sentenced Friday

The California physician, convicted of assaulting a pair of cyclists with his car, is scheduled to be sentenced in Los Angeles Superior Court on Friday morning.

Dr. Thompson sentencing delayed

Court officials have delayed the sentencing of Dr. Christopher Thomas Thompson, who was convicted last month of assaulting several cyclists in Los Angeles. The sentencing hearing is now scheduled for Jan. 8, 2010.

The Explainer: Doctor behaving badly

A reader wonders how prosecutors were able to bring up Dr. Thompson's past behavior and then combine two separate charges in the same trial.