Posted Jan. 26, 2015, 9:23 am
Attorney arguments set today in litigation between Marvin Gaye III and Robin Thicke could amount to one of the final hearings before the closely watched copyright infringement lawsuit over the megahit "Blurred Lines" goes before a jury.
Posted Jan. 24, 2015, 9:30 am
Former "7th Heaven" actor Stephen Collins and his ex-wife, Faye Grant, finalized their divorce on Friday.
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Posted Jan. 22, 2015, 8:57 am
A man who pretended to be a flight crew member in order to get free or low-cost flights in and out of Los Angeles County airports, which he would then sell to "clients" who would pay up to $2,000 for a year of flying, pleaded guilty today to a federal wire fraud offense.
Posted Jan. 22, 2015, 7:49 am
One of two men who beat Bryan Stow in a Dodger Stadium parking lot -- leaving the San Francisco Giants fan with permanent brain injuries -- pleaded guilty today to a federal weapons charge that could put him behind bars for up to 10 years.
Posted Jan. 17, 2015, 8:54 am
A longtime development fight came to an end when a developer dropped the last of several lawsuits filed over the city of Malibu's rejection of the proposed Trancas Town project in the western part of the beach community.
Posted Jan. 16, 2015, 8:46 am
A Torrance man was sentenced on Thursday to three months in federal prison for participating in a smuggling scheme in which backpacks of drugs were carried through an employee entrance at Los Angeles International Airport and onto eastbound flights.
Posted Jan. 13, 2015, 9:53 am
A Los Angeles federal judge on Monday granted Iggy Azalea a temporary injunction blocking an ex-boyfriend from selling previously unreleased music from the Aussie pop star's earliest days without her consent.
Posted Jan. 12, 2015, 9:25 am
A hearing is scheduled to begin today to determine if two 19-year-old men and two teenagers will be ordered to stand trial in the beating death of a USC graduate student from China, who was attacked while walking back to his apartment near the campus last summer.
Posted Jan. 8, 2015, 7:58 am
Chefs at French restaurants in the Southland and around the state today celebrated a federal court ruling that overturned California's ban on the delicacy known as foie gras, but animal rights activists were livid.
Posted Jan. 7, 2015, 8:59 am
The Los Angeles Police Department says it has recovered O.J. Simpson's 1968 Heisman Trophy, which was stolen from a display case at USC more than 20 years ago.
Posted Jan. 7, 2015, 8:55 am
Polish authorities plan to call film director Roman Polanski for another round of questioning in response to a new extradition request from prosecutors in Los Angeles, it was reported today.
Posted Jan. 5, 2015, 9:19 am
Federal prosecutors are expected in court today to discuss their plan to seek the death penalty against a 24-year-old suspect accused in a deadly shooting spree at Los Angeles International Airport.
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Posted Jan. 3, 2015, 6:00 am
A $25 million wrongful death lawsuit brought by the widow of a Transportation Security Administration officer who died in a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport will be tried in federal court, according to papers obtained today.
Posted Jan. 3, 2015, 6:00 am
Federal prosecutors announced today they will seek the death penalty against a 24-year-old suspect accused in a deadly shooting spree at Los Angele...
Posted Jan. 2, 2015, 8:58 am
Elon Musk, the founder of PayPal, SpaceX and Tesla Motors, is getting a divorce from British actress Talulah Riley -- for the second time -- and it appears to be an amicable split.
Posted Jan. 1, 2015, 6:00 am
The production company behind "The Doctors" was sued by a woman who alleges she was lured to appear on the program with false promises that the show would pay for surgeries needed to remove benign tumors from her legs.
Posted Dec. 31, 2015, 9:30 am
A truck driver who was injured in a crash on the same steep Beverly Hills street where two Los Angeles police officers were killed earlier this year filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the cities of Beverly Hills and Los Angeles.
Posted Dec. 31, 2015, 9:29 am
An actress and her husband on Tuesday sued a Beverly Hills ophthalmology clinic where she alleges her right eye was injured due to medical negligence.
Posted Dec. 30, 2015, 9:19 am
A 39-year-old former teacher at a private Westside girls school accused of sexually molesting a 16-year-old student pleaded not guilty Monday.
Posted Dec. 29, 2015, 9:48 am
A Las Vegas man pled not guilty today to crashing into entertainer Jennifer Lopez's Rolls Royce while under the influence in Malibu in September.
Posted Dec. 29, 2015, 9:16 am
Brooke Mueller, the ex-wife of actor Charlie Sheen, is evading being served with a lawsuit for back wages filed by a former personal assistant who says he was forced to work for her up to 130 hours a week, the plaintiff's attorney said today.
Posted Dec. 28, 2014, 10:35 am
A motions hearing is scheduled for Monday at the Santa Monica Courthouse in Vicky Guerra’s negligence lawsuit against the state and the California Highway Patrol stemming from the death of her paparazzo son.
Posted Dec. 24, 2014, 9:12 am
A smartphone-based service that arranges deliveries of medical marijuana was ordered by a judge on Tuesday to stop the practice in Los Angeles, with attorneys for the city arguing it violated the provisions of a voter-approved measure limiting medical pot dispensaries.
Posted Dec. 23, 2014, 9:34 am
A judge today awarded Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer a $940,000 default judgment in her lawsuit against a weight-loss company in which she alleged she was wrongfully fired and owed money.
Posted Dec. 23, 2014, 9:21 am
A rare murder in Santa Monica that shook the community in mid-2012 has moved toward closure for family and friends of the victim following the conviction of the prime suspect.