The doctor charged in the death of pop star Michael Jackson removed evidence from the scene before seeking help when he found the singer unconscious, a prosecutor said.
A homeless former radio announcer who became a YouTube sensation for his "golden voice" has been questioned by police after a disturbance at his Hollywood hotel.
A judge ordered Michael Jackson's doctor to stand trial on a charge of involuntary manslaughter in the pop star's drug overdose death and suspended the doctor's California medical license.
A homeless man who became a YouTube sensation for his "golden voice" will check into rehab for treatment of alcohol and drug dependency, representatives for the "Dr Phil" television show said.
Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor has been released from the hospital eight days after she had her right leg amputated, her spokesman said.
Actress Lindsay Lohan pleaded not guilty to stealing a $2,500 necklace from a Los Angeles jewellery store, but was warned not to "push her luck" with any further slip-ups.
Screen star Elizabeth Taylor has been admitted to a Los Angeles hospital to treat symptoms from congestive heart failure, her spokeswoman said. Taylor, 78, was admitted to Cedars Sinai hospital earlier this week.
Elizabeth Taylor's medical condition is improving, but the Hollywood film legend will remain hospitalized for the foreseeable future under the close care of doctors, her spokeswoman said.
A week before jury selection begins in the manslaughter trial of Michael Jackson's doctor, the late singer's father renewed calls for a federal probe into his son's death based on his belief a conspiracy was at work.
A Los Angeles lawyer was given permanent control of 90-year-old actor Mickey Rooney's affairs yesterday after telling a judge that USD$400,000 of the Hollywood legend's money had gone from his bank accounts.
Lindsay Lohan was ordered back to jail for 120 days after a judge ruled that a jewelry theft charge was a violation of her 2007 probation for drunk driving.
Defence attorneys asked for a delay in the manslaughter trial of Michael Jackson's doctor, saying they needed more time to review new reports from prosecution witnesses.
The late TV producer Aaron Spelling's mansion and 5-acre estate, ranked as America's most expensive home when it went on the market in 2009, is near the final stages of a sale, the Wall Street Journal reported.
A Los Angeles freeway shutdown dubbed "Carmageddon" that city leaders have warned about for weeks failed to slow morning traffic in the region, but officials remained cautious.
Frank Lloyd Wright's famed and long-endangered Ennis House, which served as a location for films such as "Blade Runner," has been sold for just under $4.5 million after two years on the market.
Actress Annette Charles died last night at her residence in Los Angeles, California at 63 years old. She played Cha Cha Di Gregorio in the musical “Grease” (1978).
Robbie Keane may have put his English Premier League days behind him but he is determined to show Los Angeles Galaxy's fans the striking prowess that made him a prolific goal-scorer with a host of top clubs.
Dolores Hope, the wife of late entertainer Bob Hope, died of natural causes at the age of 102, a family spokesman said.
Michael Jackson's doctor asked a bodyguard to grab vials of medicine and a saline bag from the singer's bedroom on the morning he died, a Los Angeles court heard in the manslaughter trial of Dr. Conrad Murray.
Doctors who tried to revive Michael Jackson at a Los Angles hospital testified that the singer's personal physician never told them he gave him the anesthetic propofol as a sleep aid.
Prosecutors forced an expert defence witness to admit that Michael Jackson's doctor made significant errors when he gave the singer the potent anesthetic propofol for sleep.
Rapper Heavy D, who rose to fame during the 1990s and scored hit singles such as "Now That We Found Love", died on yesterday after collapsing outside his Beverly Hills home. He was 44 years old.
High winds returned to the Los Angeles area early today as over 100,000 homes and businesses lost power, due to fallen trees and other damage from an ongoing windstorm.
Civil rights drama "The Help" got a leg up in the Oscar race last night when the movie won three awards from the Screen Actors Guild, including best cast in a surprise over silent movie romance "The Artist."
A Los Angeles judge dismissed former "Desperate Housewives" cast member Nicollette Sheridan's battery complaint against the hit TV show's creator, Marc Cherry, dealing the actress a setback in her wrongful termination suit.
A judge declared a mistrial in actress Nicollette Sheridan's wrongful termination lawsuit against the producers of TV show "Desperate Housewives" after jurors said they were "hopelessly deadlocked."
Singer Whitney Houston died of accidental drowning due to the effects of cocaine use and heart disease, a Los Angeles County coroner's spokesman said.
California orange and lemon growers are bracing for a deadly bacterial disease that could ravage the state's $2 billion citrus industry after the first infected tree in the state was identified in a suburban Los Angeles yard.
The funk pioneer George Clinton has settled a lawsuit in which he accused the pop and hip hop group Black Eyed Peas of using part of one of his songs in remixes of its hit song "Shut Up" without permission.
Kobe Bryant refused to let a second successive game slip through his fingers as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 99-96 in a cliffhanger on Friday to avoid going down 3-0 in their NBA playoff series.
Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies are investigating a complaint that Canadian pop sensation Justin Bieber roughed up a man who was taking pictures of the performer at a suburban shopping center, police said.
The Grammy Awards, the music industry's top awards, will return to Los Angeles for tenth straight year in 2013, taking place on February 10, organizers said.
The Boston Red Sox have traded starting pitcher Josh Beckett, first baseman Adrian Gonzalez and left fielder Carl Crawford to the Los Angeles Dodgers in a deal that could reshape both clubs, the Major League Baseball teams said today.
A diver working on the set of Johnny Depp's new Western movie "The Lone Ranger" drowned on Friday while cleaning out a tank, police and movie studio Walt Disney Co said.
The retired space shuttle Endeavour was getting set for a road trip unlike any of its previous journeys, one that will see it crawl through the streets of Los Angeles instead of hurtling through the solitary reaches of space.
The retired space shuttle Endeavour rolled through Los Angeles at a tortoise-like crawl, squeezing through narrow streets as it headed to its new permanent home at a local museum.
Rhythm and blues star Bobby Brown, ex-husband of the late Whitney Houston, was arrested in Los Angeles and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, Los Angeles police said on Wednesday.
Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash has a small fracture in his left leg and will miss at least a week of playing time, the National Basketball Association team said today.
With most of their fans demanding the return of Phil Jackson, the Los Angeles Lakers sprang a surprise today by naming former Phoenix Suns and New York Knicks coach Mike D'Antoni to replace Mike Brown.
Hollywood star and environmentalist Robert Redford lent his name today to a new nature conservancy at a Southern California college, saying he hoped the research institute could help the environmentally abused region.
Teenage pop star Justin Bieber will not face charges for an alleged altercation with a man who was taking photos of him at a suburban shopping center in May, Los Angeles prosecutors said today.
A film memorabilia collector paid $1.2 million for nine rare and early film posters, including the world's highest-valued poster of the 1927 film "Metropolis," in a bankruptcy auction in Los Angeles today, the trustee in the bankruptcy case said.
Kobe Bryant said the Los Angeles Lakers are suffering from old age, but still believed he and his team mates can right the ship in time for a playoffs run.
Dame Shirley Bassey, who recorded the theme songs for the James Bond films "Goldfinger," "Diamonds Are Forever" and "Moonraker," will make her first appearance at the Academy Awards this month, the show's producers said today.
A fugitive ex-cop accused of a grudge-fueled killing spree targeting police officers and their families is believed to have died in a mountain cabin that burned down in the climax to a massive weeklong manhunt across Southern California, authorities said.
A Los Angeles judge refused today to dismiss the reckless driving and obstruction case against actress Lindsay Lohan and said the "Mean Girls" star would stand trial later this month in connection with her 2012 car crash.
The mayor of Los Angeles has notified the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) that the city is interested in bidding to host the 2024 Olympic Games.
A fierce wildfire threatening 4,000 homes northwest of Los Angeles was about 30 percent contained as higher humidity and cooler temperatures helped firefighters, fire department spokesmen said.
25-year old Juan Ortega was found at a hospital in the city of Los Angeles allegedly suffering from a stroke. He had been reported missing last week alter he arranged to meet a man he had contacted through Facebook.