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Cops Who Fired 100 Rounds At Delivery Women Mistaken For Dorner Will Be Sent Back Into Field

Eight LAPD officers who mistook two delivery women for Christopher Dorner and fired over 100 rounds into their truck will be sent back into the field after being retrained.

L.A. Times Rejected Dylan Farrow's Letter Detailing Woody Allen's Alleged Abuse

The harrowing and brave letter by Dylan Farrow accusing her father, director Woody Allen, of sexually abusing her as a child could have been published in the L.A. Times, but they passed on it, The Wrap has revealed.

Man Accused Of Luring 17-Year-Old To Upscale OC Neighborhood, Stabbing Her To Death

A Yorba Linda man has been charged with murder after allegedly stabbing a 17-year-old girl to death

Photo: Earth Is A Tiny Speck In The Martian Night Sky

A picture of the Mars landscape at dusk shows just how tiny Earth really is.

LAPD Chief: Cops Who Mistook Delivery Women For Christopher Dorner Were Wrong To Shoot Them

One year after the Christopher Dorner manhunt, the LAPD has determined that the officers who fired on two women, mistaking them for Dorner, were in the wrong.

Sandra Fluke Will Run For State Senate Instead Of Congress

After days of speculation, women's rights activist Sandra Fluke has chosen not to run for Congress after all. Instead, she will be running for state Senate.

Photos: LAUSD Employees Post Horrifying Pictures Of School Conditions

A Facebook page that claims to be made of LAUSD educators have been exposing the disgusting conditions in many of our schools.

Sriracha Offers Free Factory Tours

The brief, but devastating stoppage to Sriracha shipments due to new equipment tests is over. To celebrate, Huy Fong Foods is opening their doors to the public for free tours of the factory.

'One Life To Live' Actress Accused Of Hurling Pint Glass At Woman In WeHo Bar

The case against soap opera actress Crystal Hunt took a dramatic turn today after she pleaded not guilty to a single charge of assault with a deadly weapon.

Homeless Man Breaks Into City Councilman's Office, Writes Message On Wall

A homeless man broke into the office of City Councilman Mike Bonin and wrote a cryptic message on the office wall before getting arrested.

Former Teacher Confronted In YouTube Video Faces Sexual Assault Charges

Andrea Cardosa, the ex-Alhambra educator who's name was known across the Internet following a viral video of a former student confronting her over the phone, will face charges of sexual assault.

Where To Catch Enchanting, Psychedelic Shadow-Puppetry Art

Los Angeles-based visual artist Miwa Matreyek will make her return to REDCAT, CalArts' contemporary art center in downtown, this Friday with a new show that takes her silhouetted shadow-puppetry to another level.

Moby Champions Los Angeles As A Haven For Creatives

It seems like we always get articles from a transplanted New Yorkers who wax poetic about how wonderful Los Angeles is. Now, it's Moby's turn to step up to the plate.

In the Doghouse: Hot Dog On A Stick Files For Bankruptcy

Sad news for people who love their hot dog/lemonade combo: Hot Dog on a Stick has officially filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Man Points Gun At Girl Scout Selling Cookies Door-To-Door

Police arrested a man yesterday who allegedly pointed a gun at a girl scout after she knocked on his door to sell him cookies.

Photo: Young, Starstruck Gwen Stefani Gets Sting's Autograph

This picture that Gwen Stefani shared on Twitter yesterday is proof that even the largest celebrities were once starstruck teenagers just looking for an autograph.

Heartless Thieves Steal $850 Worth Of Yu-Gi-Oh Cards

Anaheim police are looking for three men wanted for the most heinous of crimes—stealing someone's Yu-Gi-Oh card collection.

Sriracha Shakedown: Irwindale Lawsuit Doesn't Pass Smell Test

As the battle between the makers of Sriracha and the city of Irwindale continues, the city has upped the ante, expanding their lawsuit to include "breach of contract" allegations against the sauce makers over the foul smelling odor coming from the plant.

Man Rescued After Being Trapped Under Red Line Train

Fire crews were able to rescue a man who became trapped underneath a Red Line train this afternoon.

Sandra Fluke 'Strongly Considering' Running For Open Congressional Seat

Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown Law School grad and champion of women's rights, might be running for Congress.

NFL Tease? St. Louis Rams Owner Buys Land In Inglewood

The owner of an NFL team bought a plot of land fit for a stadium, once again teasing us with the possibility of a team coming to Los Angeles.

GPS Proves Justin Bieber Wasn't Drag Racing In Miami

As it turns out, Justin Bieber wasn't drag racing when he was arrested in Miami, according to GPS data.

Photo: Dodgers Pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu Really Hates Snakes

Here's a picture, originally posted to the Dodgers' Twitter page, that shows pitcher Hyun-jin Ryu freaking out at the sight of a snake.

Oscar Drama: Christian B-Movie Song Booted From Nominee List

'Alone Yet Not Alone,' the virtually unknown song that confused everyone when it was nominated for Best Original Song at this year's Oscars, has just been kicked out of contention.

Fierce Liberal Rep. Henry Waxman To Retire After 40 Years In Congress

Rep. Henry Waxman, the Westside congressman who is considered one of the lions of the Democratic Party, announced today that he was retiring at the end of the year after 40 years in congress.

Homeless Advocates Plan Kelly Thomas Protest On Hollywood And Vine Next Week

A local homeless advocacy group is planning a massive protest in Hollywood on Feb. 8 against police brutality involving the homeless in Los Angeles, using the Kelly Thomas case as a reminder of what needs to be done.

Autistic Girl's Custom-Made Tricycle Stolen In Marina Del Rey

Police are looking for two terrible men who stole a special needs girl's custom-made tricycle that was gifted to her by the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Man Punched By Kanye After Calling Kim Kardashian A 'N****r Lover' Gets $250,000 Settlement

An 18-year-old man who was punched in the face by Kanye West after hurling awful racial slurs at Kim Kardashian just received a huge payout.

O.C. Undersheriff John Scott Named Interim L.A. County Sheriff

The L.A. County Board of Supervisors have made a decision on who will lead the L.A. County Sheriff's Department until this year's election.

Hundreds Of Pythons Found In Man's Home After 'Smell Of Death' Complaints

In a scene right out of a B-grade horror movie, up to 400 snakes, some of them pythons, were found slithering around a home belonging to an elementary school teacher.

Pedicabs Might Be Coming To Hollywood And San Pedro

Get ready, Hollywood and San Pedro: pedicabs—those bicycle-powered taxis you see everywhere in San Diego that have just recently begun to flourish in Santa Monica—might be coming to your parts of town.

Vin Diesel Posts Bizarre 7-Minute Video Of Himself Dancing To Beyonce Alone

Vin Diesel posted this adorable video a few hours ago, in which he dances around his room to Katy Perry's 'Dark Horse' and Beyoncé's 'Drunk In Love.'

Video: Why South L.A. Wasn't Included In $500 Million Grant To Combat Poverty

Mayor Eric Garcetti talked to Tavis Smiley yesterday about why communities in South L.A. were not included in the city's Promise Zones, which would've opened the door for millions in aid.

'Reputed Gang Member' Pleads Not Guilty In Brutal Venice Beating

A man who police say viciously beat a homeless man with a pipe and a folding chair has pleaded not guilty.

Here's Your Grammy Recap: Gay Marriage, Hair Flipping And Pinkrobatics

The artists who killed it at last night's 56th annual Grammy Awards were overrated rappers and wordless robots.

UberX Cancels Pick-Ups From LAX After Crackdown

As the crackdown on ride-sharing services continues at LAX, at least one company is partially putting the skids on picking up riders from the airport.

Kristen Bell And Dax Shepard Are Boycotting Magazines Over Paparazzi Baby Pics

Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard have announced today that they are boycotting media companies that pay for paparazzi photographs of celebrity kids.

What It Would Take For Justin Bieber To Get Deported

Justin Bieber's arrest yesterday on DUI charges is yet another blemish on his legal record. If you remember, he still is in hot water over allegedly egging his neighbor's house and having drugs in his home. That leads us to wonder: Will this new arrest lead to Justin Bieber's deportation?

LADOT Planning 40 Miles Of New Bike Lanes This Year

The Los Angeles Department of Transportation has announced a new set of future bike lanes that are part of a plan to make L.A. more bike-friendly.

Video: Arnold Schwarzenegger Disguises Himself At A Venice Gold's Gym

Here's a funny video of bodybuilder, actor and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger donning a terrible disguise to whip gym goers into shape.

Passenger High On Meth Crashes Greyhound Bus After Grabbing The Wheel

A man who was allegedly high on meth grabbed the wheel of a Greyhound bus en route from Los Angeles to Dallas last night, crashing it and injuring 24 passengers.

Caramel Coloring In Pepsi Might Cause Cancer

Looks like a basic ingredient in many popular sodas might give you cancer.

Uber Driver Allegedly Locks Passenger In Car, Gives Himself Five-Star Rating

A woman is claiming that an Uber driver would not let her out of the car until he gave himself a five-star rating on her phone.

Video: Elon Musk Says California High-Speed Rail Is 'Backwards'

Elon Musk, the entrepreneur and futurist behind Tesla and SpaceX, has a few words for the much-beleaguered high-speed rail that has been in development hell for years. In a new interview, he calls the proposed technology a step backwards.

Krispy Kreme Opening 20 New Locations In SoCal

Excellent news for doughnut aficionados: Krispy Kreme will be expanding into Southern California with 20 new locations.

Video: Jennifer Lawrence Loses It When Reporters Spoil 'Homeland' For Her

In today's 'Jennifer Lawrence continues to be awkward/adorable' news, two reporters for Access Hollywood spoiled 'Homeland' for her in front of Sgt. Brody himself.

Two Homeless People Flee After Being Rescued From 'Suspicious' Car Dealership Fire

Two homeless people were rescued from a burning car dealership early this morning, but wandered off before investigators were able to talk to them.

Sheriff's Deputy Gets Probation For Pepper Spraying Teen's Pizza

In one of the more bizarre cases of a cop messing with citizens, an Orange County Sheriff's Deputy was sentenced to community service and probation for pepper spraying a teenager's pizza during a traffic stop.

Video: Woman Calls And Confronts The Teacher Who Allegedly Molested Her

A video has emerged over the weekend that shows a 28-year-old woman confronting her alleged molester over the phone.

Video: Hollywood Hills Burglar Caught On Camera

Police are releasing a short YouTube clip in the hopes of catching a man who has been breaking into houses in the Hollywood Hills.

Joe Jonas Is An Uber Driver Now

Looks like we finally found a reason to pay over 300 dollars for an Uber ride.

Jets Quarterback Kicked Off Jet After LAX Outburst [UPDATED]

A quarterback for the New York Jets (not Mark Sanchez) got into a heated altercation with LAX cops today, causing him to be escorted out of the airport.

Woman Bravely Fights Historic Google-Glassing While Driving Ticket, Wins

Remember the case of Cecilia Abadie, the Temecula woman who caused an uproar last year for getting ticketed for Google Glass-ing while driving? A judge in San Diego just had her ticket thrown out of court.

California Considers Banning The 'Affluenza' Defense

Bad news for rich scofflaws: a state assemblyman wants to make sure nobody in this state can get away with a crime just because they're rich.

Here's What The Colby Fire Looks Like From Space

Two satellite images, courtesy of NASA's Twitter page, show just how large the Colby Fire has become.

What We Know About The Men Who Allegedly Started The Colby Fire

As the Colby Fire continues to burn in the mountains above Glendora and Azusa, there has been increased scrutiny on the men who allegedly started the blaze.

Video: Porn Star May Die If She Doesn't Remove Her Gigantic Breasts

Elizabeth Starr's massive size O breasts are now becoming a health hazard, to the point that she risks dying from a blood clot if she doesn't remove them

Photos, Videos: Brush Fire Rages In The Mountains East Of Los Angeles

The hills of Los Angeles are burning, this time in an unseasonably hot January climate.

Brandi Glanville Thinks Child Sex Abuse Is Hilarious

Reality television star Brandi Glanville apparently has a podcast now, and in one particular episode she made an absolutely side-splitting (read: completely unfunny) comment about how she wished she was molested as a child.

20 SoCal Museums Will Have Free Admission On January 25

Mark your calendars, everyone: Next Saturday, January 25, is the annual Museum Free-For-All, which means general admission to many museums around Los Angeles will be free.

Video: Amy Adams Gives A 'Wicked' Karaoke Performance At A Local Gay Bar

Let it be known from this day forward: Amy Adams is the new Queen of Karaoke.

Cop Who Shot At Innocent Surfer During Dorner Manhunt Made A 'Reasonable Mistake,' Says DA

A Torrance police officer who opened fire on an innocent local surfer during the Christopher Dorner manhunt will not face charges and was 'justified' in his actions, the Los Angeles District Attorney said.

Photos, Videos: Protesters Rally Against Kelly Thomas Verdict

Dozens of people took to the streets of Fullerton tonight to protest the not guilty verdict that was handed down today in the Kelly Thomas trial.

Get Ready For Another Freeway Closure On The 405: 'Jamzilla'

It's a brand new year, and with it comes another potential traffic nightmare with a cheesy name.

Video: This Artist's Vines Are Pure 'Magic'

Los Angeles-based video artist Zach King's Vines are probably the most creative things to come out of the six-second video app.

Sheriff Candidate Bob Olmsted On Why He Exposed The Department's 'Culture Of Corruption'

LAist talked to Olmsted about why he went to the feds about jail abuses, the "culture of corruption" that Baca had presided over and what he plans to do as sheriff.

Fire Kills Father, Two Children In Converted Sylmar Barn [UPDATED]

A father and two children were killed when a fire broke out in a former barn that was converted into a house in Sylmar.

Kanye West Beat Up A Guy Who Called Kim Kardashian A 'N****r Lover' [UPDATED]

Kanye West beat someone up today in a Beverly Hills chiropractor's office for calling Kim Kardashian a "n****r lover."

Anne Hathaway Almost Drowned In A Hawaiian Riptide

As if Anne Hathaway's life needed any more drama, the Oscar winner was apparently caught in a rip current and almost drowned in Hawaii.

Video Captures The Life Of A South L.A. Homicide Detective

Joris Debeij's short documentary 'One-Eight-Seven' features LAPD Homicide Detective Sal LaBarbera as he explains his job's highs and lows

Shia LaBeouf 'Retires From Public Life' Because Of Attacks On His 'Artistic Integrity' [UPDATED]

Looks like former Even Steven and current serial plagiarist/celebrity troll Shia LaBeouf is throwing in the towel.

L.A. Public Library First In Nation To Offer High School Diplomas To Dropouts

Starting this month, the Los Angeles Public Library will debut an unprecedented program to offer high school diplomas to roughly 150 people, a move that is seen as the first of its kind in the nation.

Shia LaBeouf Comes Out Of Retirement To Pollute Our Skies With Lame Skywriting

Shia LaBeouf may be retiring from public life, but that doesn't mean he'll stop his annoying skywriting.

New Report Spells Out Doom And Gloom For Our Future: 'Los Angeles Is Barely Treading Water'

The new report from the 2020 Commission came out today, and it's a doozy. The commission's report is 20 pages of doom and gloom that makes Los Angeles out to be some kind of failed empire.

New Fault Map Will Shake Up Plan For Controversial Hollywood Skyscrapers

A new map from the state geologist confirms that a pair of skyscrapers slated to be built in Hollywood are directly over an active fault line: that's bad news for developers and excellent news for their vocal community opponents.

Video: Smug Santa Monicans Enjoying The Beach In January Get Snowballed

Jimmy Kimmel's crew went to Santa Monica and approached beachgoers to send a smug message to their relatives back east. What they didn't know was that Kimmel's Uncle Sal had a frozen surprise ready for them.

Watch Nirvana's Last Los Angeles Show Ever At The Forum

Documentary filmmaker Dave Markey recently posted this excellent video of Nirvana playing at the Forum in 1993. It was to be Nirvana's last L.A. show ever before Kurt Cobain committed suicide a few months later.

The No Pants Metro Ride Is This Sunday

If you're on the Metro this Sunday and you see hordes of pants-less riders, don't be too alarmed: It's just the sixth annual No Pants Metro Ride.

Irv's Burgers Reopens, Still On Route 66

WeHo burger lovers, rejoice! Irv's Burgers, the beloved West Hollywood hamburger stand that was forced to shut down in October, has reopened in a bigger and better location.

Frisky Lakers Fans Caught Having Sex In Staples Center VIP Restroom

As the Lakers continue their season of mediocrity, at least two fans found another way to amuse themselves: Radar Online is claiming that two fans were caught having sex in a ladies' restroom at Staples Center as the Lakers lost to the Nuggets last night.

Shocker: Sheriff Baca To Announce His Resignation Today [UPDATED]

Sheriff Lee Baca is expected to resign later this morning amid shocking allegations of mismanagement, shoddy hiring practices and an extensive federal crackdown on jail employees.

Bye Bye Baca: Emotional Sheriff Goes Out 'On My Terms'

An emotional Sheriff Lee Baca formally announced his retirement today amid pervasive allegations of abuse of power, shady department hires and brutalizing inmates and visitors within his jails.

Yasiel Puig's Arrest Videos Are Full Of Drama And Pink Shorts

TMZ has obtained dramatic dash cam video of Yasiel Puig's arrest in Florida, and it includes a lot of screaming and crying, with a special cameo from Puig's pink shorts.

Jenna Jameson Flashes 4chan To Get Ex-Assistant's Personal Info (NSFW)

In a bizarre testament to the power of the internet, porn star Jenna Jameson was able to get 4chan of an ex-assistant she claims is 'completely fucking with [her] digital life.'

Two Bodies Found In Same Venice Apartment Building [UPDATED]

Two bodies were found in different units of the same apartment building in Venice this morning.

Video Shows A Leisurely Drive Through Bunker Hill In The 1940s

This video of a pleasant drive on a sunny day in 1940s Downtown L.A. and Bunker Hill is proof that the now skyscraper-laden area was once a relatively peaceful neighborhood.

Daedelus' Gear Went Missing At Grand Park On New Year's Eve

Daedelus, also known as Alfred Darlington, has been scouring the internet in recent days looking for his prized equipment that went missing on New Years Eve.

Paul Walker Porsche Hit 100 mph Before Crash, Coroner Says

According to an autopsy report, Walker's body was so thoroughly burned that none of his organs were able to be donated.

'Duck Dynasty' Clan Launches Gun Line, Proves They Understand Their Fan Base

Excellent news for 'Duck Dynasty' fans: now you can show your support for the beleaguered duck call clan by annihilating all sorts of living things with your very own 'Duck Dynasty' gun.

Restaurant Offering Scrumptious Five-Course Sriracha Menu

Amid the deafening uproar over the Srirachapocalypse, a Los Angeles restaurant is offering a five-course tasting menu with the popular cock sauce as the top-billed star.

Weird Vintage Photos Of Past Rose Parades

We have painstakingly picked out a number of odd pictures of Rose Parade entries over the years,

Photographer Captures American Apparel Ads In Their Gritty Natural Environment

Los Angeles-based artist Thomas Alleman's photo series 'The American Apparel' is a gritty look at the role these ads play in the streets of Los Angeles.

Security Guard Found Shot To Death At Upscale Marina Del Rey Apartment Complex

An unarmed security guard at an expensive Marina del Rey apartment complex was found shot to death on the property early Monday morning.

Epic Pothole Wrecks At Least 21 Cars On The 5 Freeway

So much for road repair: a pot hole that was supposedly patched up after a big rig crash on Monday night created a nightmare for drivers on a connector between the 5 and 10 freeways.

Redditor Accuses Sammy Hagar's Daughter Of Stiffing Cabo Wabo Server And Leaving Angry Note [UPDATED]

Looks like we could have a new addition to the 'entitled offspring of 80's rock stars' department.

Attention Drivers: The LAPD Can Swab Your Mouth For Drugs

Starting this weekend, the LAPD will debut an oral swab test to detect drugs and alcohol in people's systems.

Wealthy San Diegans Are Sick And Tired Of Stinky Sea Lion Poop

A group of affluent La Jolla residents has filed a lawsuit against San Diego as a response to sea lion and bird droppings that have stunk up the neighborhood.

Some People Are Boycotting The Rose Parade Because Of THE GAYZ

This year's Rose Parade is going to feature a gay wedding on one of the floats, and a group of vigilant Real Americans™ are mad as hell about it.

Beck Wrecked Malibu Mansion, Says 'Inglorious Basterds' Actor

Beck is being sued by a German actor for making unauthorized changes to a Malibu property, which is a decidedly un-Rock and Roll way to trash a house.

Off-Duty Officer Pulls Man From Burning Car On The 405 [UPDATED]

Here's a heroic Christmas tale that will brighten your morning: An off-duty police officer saved a man's life yesterday after pulling him from a burning car.

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