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1 killed, 3 wounded in Los Angeles shooting at crowded party

May. 10, 2021 12:17 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One person was killed and three others were wounded in a shooting at a crowded party in Los Angeles, authorities said. The shooters were believed to be two gunmen who walked up to the party late Sunday in a residential area of Hollywood near the...

Actor indicted in $227M Ponzi scheme involving film rights

May. 04, 2021 21:14 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An aspiring actor was indicted Tuesday in Los Angeles on suspicion of running a massive Ponzi scheme that solicited hundreds of millions of dollars from investors for phony Hollywood film licensing deals, federal prosecutors said. Zachary Joseph...

Prosecutors: Suspects tailed Lady Gaga's dog walker

May. 03, 2021 19:50 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three men drove around the Hollywood area in late February, on the prowl for expensive French bulldogs to steal, prosecutors said. Their night would end in gunfire — and the violent theft of pop star Lady Gaga’s beloved pets. The robbery would...

Anne Douglas, widow of late actor Kirk Douglas, dies at 102

Apr. 29, 2021 21:49 PM EDT

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Anne Douglas, the widow of Kirk Douglas and stepmother of Michael Douglas, died Thursday in California. She was 102. Douglas died at her home in Beverly Hills, according to an obituary provided by spokeswoman Marcia Newberger. No cause of...

VIRUS DIARY: From red carpets to empty streets, and back

Apr. 29, 2021 13:44 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — On the last normal night in Hollywood, there was one couple wearing masks. It was novel enough that I shot a photo of them. I had no idea they would soon be all of us. It was March 9, 2020, and the premiere of Disney’s live-action “Mulan”...

Man killed by LA police had been shot by officers before

Apr. 26, 2021 19:54 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who was shot and killed by Los Angeles officers over the weekend had been previously shot by police in Rhode Island in 2018, authorities said. The Los Angeles County coroner identified the man as 34-year-old Richard Solitro. His autopsy was...

Officers kill man in body armor who drove into LA police car

Apr. 25, 2021 15:32 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police were investigating Sunday after officers shot and killed a man wearing body armor who drove his car into a police cruiser on a busy Hollywood thoroughfare. The man, who was not immediately identified, died at the scene on Sunset...

Man wearing body armor killed by police after confrontation

Apr. 25, 2021 01:08 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police said officers killed a man wearing body armor Saturday after he backed his vehicle into a police car and confronted the officers. The shooting happened at 2:37 p.m., after officers in Hollywood responding to a call were cut off by...

Caitlyn Jenner adds celebrity to run for California governor

Apr. 24, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Caitlyn Jenner begins her campaign for California governor with a prized commodity for a candidate — celebrity. But while her name is widely recognized, what she would do in the job remains a mystery. Nearly two decades ago, Hollywood fame helped...

Man dangles from crane over Hollywood, then surrenders

Apr. 23, 2021 13:58 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man climbed and at times dangled from a crane at a Los Angeles construction site for 3½ hours Friday before being taken into custody. The man was apparently experiencing a “behavioral emergency” when he climbed the approximately 150-foot-tall...