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Prisoner Sentenced, Then Married By Judge (Who Also Baked The Wedding Cake!)

A San Diego judge first sentenced a man to 53 years in prison for murder, then officiated at his wedding in the same courtroom. She even baked the wedding cake.

Extra, Extra: J.J. Abrams Apologizes For Lens Flare Overload

In today's Extra, Extra: JJ Abrams finally gets it: We're sick of the lens flare! Plus: Keep up with us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter: @LAist @LAistFood @LAistSports. You can also find us on Pinterest, Storify, Foursquare, and Instagram (laistpics).

How The Government Shutdown Is Affecting SoCal [UPDATED]

The federal government shutdown is affecting folks nationwide, but fear not, some services remain in effect, including mail, border patrol and air traffic control.

Someone Will Die This Season On 'The Simpsons'

'The Simpsons' will be bumping off a regular character this season. It'll be the long-running animated series' first fatality since Maude Flanders was bumped off 14 years ago.

What You Need to Know About Obamacare in California

Obamacare, or Covered California as the health exchange is known here, has begun as of 8 a.m. this morning. Of course, questions still abound, including how much will it cost and how long it takes to sign up.

Photos: The Millennium Biltmore Hotel Turns 90

Downtown L.A.'s grand Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles, celebrates its 90th anniversary today. The hotel opened on October 1, 1923 as the largest hotel west of Chicago.

Photos, Video: No Survivors After Small Jet Crashes Into Hangar At Santa Monica Airport [UPDATED]

The fiery crash of a jet into a hangar at Santa Monica Airport Sunday night was declared "unsurvivable" by officials.

Photos: 'Breaking Bad' Cast Celebrates Finale With 100s Of Fans And The Meth RV

Hundreds of lucky fans gathered last night at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery to watch the 'Breaking Bad' finale with the cast and crew. Even Bryan Cranston (who's currently starring as LBJ in Cambridge, Mass) flew in for the event.

Body Found On Bighorn Overlook Trail In Rancho Mirage

Police are investigating a body found Sunday on the Bighorn Overlook Trail near Rancho Mirage City Hall.

'Breaking Bad' Finale Surges To Record High Ratings

It's no surprise that 'Breaking Bad' went out with a bang, but the series finale racked up exponentially higher ratings than ever before.

Car Is Vertical After Run-In With Electrical Pole

A driver attempting to avoid an oncoming vehicle ended up vertically intersecting with a power pole in Canoga Park

State Truancy Crisis: 1 In 4 Elementary Students Missing School

A new study released today by the state's attorney general says that more than 1 in 4 California elementary students are missing too much school each year.

Should Santa Monica Airport Be Closed?

After the crash yesterday at the Santa Monica Airport that has apparently claimed at least two lives, one City Councilman is calling for the airport to be permanently closed.

Extra, Extra: Rent In L.A. Now Averages More Than $1400 A Month

In today's Extra, Extra: Rents keep going up and Linda Ronstadt has no idea where she put her 10 Grammys. Plus: Keep up with us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter: @LAist @LAistFood @LAistSports. You can also find us on Pinterest, Storify, Foursquare, and Instagram (laistpics).

Photos, Video: Two Rare (And Extremely Adorable) Monkeys Born At Santa Ana Zoo

The Santa Ana Zoo recently welcomed two rare, extremely cute monkeys. The new additions are a black-and-white Colobus Monkey and one baby Crested Capuchin monkey.

WeHo Store Files Lawsuit Over Fur Ban, Calls It 'Illegal And Harmful'

Less than a week after the nation's first fur ban went into effect in West Hollywood, a store is suing the city to overturn the ban.

Stabbing Murder: Mother Told There Was A 'Surprise' For Her At Home, Finds Body Of Daughter

A Hawthorne woman who was told by her husband that there was a "surprise" waiting for her at home discovered to her horror that it was the body of her 22-year-old daughter.

'Grace Of Monaco,' 'Foxcatcher' And Other Oscar Bait Bumped To Next Year

High-profile films starring Nicole Kidman and Mark Ruffalo are getting bumped to 2014.

16,000 Fake Hermes Bags Worth $210 Million Seized In Long Beach

More than 16,000 Hermes bags, which would have been worth $210 million if genuine, were seized and destroyed.

Extra, Extra: Jennifer Lawrence Entering James Dean Territory

In today's Extra, Extra: Jennifer Lawrence set to star as mom to character once played by James Dean. Plus: Keep up with us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter: @LAist @LAistFood @LAistSports. You can also find us on Pinterest, Storify, Foursquare, and Instagram (laistpics).

Photo: Francis Ford Coppola Visits 'Young And The Restless' Set

Francis Ford Coppola on the set of 'Young and the Restless?' What the what?

Extra, Extra: Calling All Freakishly Tall Men, J.J. Abrams Needs A Wookiee

In today's Extra, Extra: Calling all Wookiees and begone, paps! Plus: Keep up with us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter: @LAist @LAistFood @LAistSports. You can also find us on Pinterest, Storify, Foursquare, and Instagram (laistpics).

Lamar Odom Lashes Out At Dad, Defends Kardashians

Lamar Odom lashed out at his father, Joe Odom, after he gave a scathing interview blaming the Kardashians for all the NBA star's problems.

Video: Justin Timberlake Rocks Hollywood Boulevard

Justin Timberlake rocked Hollywood Boulevard last night with a six-song set despite being "under the weather."

Dr. Drew Reveals He's Been Battling Prostate Cancer

Radio show host and rehab-doctor-to-the-stars Dr. Drew Pinsky revealed that he recently underwent surgery for prostate cancer.

LAFD Employee, 70-Year-Old Mom Allegedly Assault Woman Feeding Stray Cats

An ugly confrontation over feeding stray cats may lead to jail time for a Los Angeles Fire Department employee and his 70-year-old mother.

Photos: Sandra Bullock Leaves Handprints In Cement At Chinese Theatre

Sandra Bullock left her mark on Hollywood Boulevard with a hand and footprint ceremony in front of the TCL Chinese Theatre.

100 Pounds Of Marijuana Wrapped As Birthday Presents Seized At LAX

Pot wrapped as birthday presents didn't make it past TSA screeners today at LAX, who turned over nearly 100 pounds of the stuff to officials.

Paralyzed Skateboarder Hopes To Compete In L.A. Marathon

Jesse Swalley hopes to compete in next year's Los Angeles Marathon, even though he only has the use of one leg: He wants to compete the way he usually gets around, on his skateboard.

Someone Torched A Life-Size Statue Of Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan's been dead since 2004, but someone still really doesn't like the former Commander in Chief: Someone set a life-size bronze statue of the Gipper on fire last week.

Grandmother, Uncle Arrested In Fatal Dog-Mauling Of 2-Year-Old Boy

A 2-year-old boy's uncle and grandmother are facing felony child endangerment charges after the toddler was fatally mauled by their dogs.

How Dying Teen Influenced 'Breaking Bad's Final Episodes

Remember the dying 'Breaking Bad' teen superfan to whom the show dedicated the first of its final eight episodes? Now his contribution to the show's final arc can be revealed.

Jeff Daniels Tweets Pic From 'Dumb & Dumber' Sequel: 'We're Back!'

Harry and Lloyd are back and just as dumb as ever.

L.A. Pushing For Not 1 But 2 Football Teams

A City Councilman is requesting two, count 'em, two NFL teams.

2013 Primetime Emmy Awards: Complete List of Winners

The complete winners list of the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards.

Liveblogging The 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards

Join us as we liveblog the Emmys!

San Diego Woman 'Grateful To Be Alive' After Surviving Kenya Terror Attack

A San Diego woman was among those rescued from the Kenya terror attack; she's one of five Americans wounded in the massacre that killed at least 68 and wounded at least 175.

Flashback Monday: U2 Performs On A Roof In Downtown L.A.

Remember that beautiful day in 1987 when U2 did a live show on a rooftop of a liquor store in downtown L.A.?

Professor's New Transgender Status May Cost Him His Job At Christian University

A professor who has taught theology at Azusa Pacific University for 15 years may be out of a job after identifying as a transgender man.

Emmy Producer Defends Widely Dissed 'In Memoriam' Tributes

Did you enjoy the Emmys' new approach to memorializing stars we lost this year? If so, you're in the minority.

Bees In The Outfield: Swarm Shuts Down Anaheim Angels Game Twice

Bees shut down the Angels/Mariners game last night in Anaheim not once but twice before the swarm was successfully (and safely) banished.

Porn Actress With HIV: Filming Didn't Stop Despite Partner's Bloody Penis

At a press conference in Hollywood today, Cameron Bay, the actress whose positive HIV test result led to a week-long filming shutdown last month, talked about a particularly risky day on the job.

Extra, Extra: Arnold Schwarzenegger Won't Be 'Avatar 2' Villain

In today's Extra, Extra: Arnold won't be the villain in 'Avatar 2,' Marty McFly supercut, and a novel solution to prison overcrowding. Plus: Keep up with us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter: @LAist @LAistFood @LAistSports. You can also find us on Pinterest, Storify, Foursquare, and Instagram (laistpics).

Mother Who Poisoned Children Asks For The Death Penalty

Marilyn Edge, the mother accused of fatally poisoning her two children, repeatedly asked a judge for the death penalty at her first court hearing.

Some Sicko Is Trying To Kill Dogs With Poisoned Meatballs

A dog almost died from eating a meatball laced with poison in La Cañada Flintridge, making it the fourth reported incident in the neighborhood in eight years.

Sam Rockwell: 'Poltergeist' Remake Will Be 'More Working Class'

Sam Rockwell apparently isn't afraid of the "Poltergeist" curse since he's talking about starring in a remake of the 1982 horror classic.

Blue-Footed Boobies Invade SoCal

The blue-footed booby has been showing up all over SoCal in recent weeks, including one just 'loafing' near Gladstone's in Malibu.

Cop Impersonator Had Disturbingly Huge Stash Of Weapons

A Simi Valley man who was arrested for impersonating a cop also had a staggeringly large stash of weapons, police say.

Photos: Newly Renovated Chinese Theatre Now Has IMAX, Stadium Seating

The fabled Chinese Theatre will re-open on September 20, four months after it closed to undergo a dramatic conversion to IMAX and stadium seating.

Elton John Plays Free USC Show, Will Play Moscow To Support Russian Gays

Elton John wowed USC students at a free concert with classics and songs from his new album, and announced he still plans to play Russia.

Model Refuses To Pay Reward To People Who Found Her Lost Dog [UPDATE]

Model Hana Nitsche and boyfriend, music mogul Russell Simmons, offered a $5,000 reward for her lost dog, Ivy, but are now refusing to pay the people who found the chihuahua.

Awesome Photo: Ian McKellen Marries Patrick Stewart And Bride

Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart's photo fest continues with this great pic of McKellen officiating at Stewart's September 7 wedding.

Paul McCartney And Justin Timberlake Shutting Down Hollywood Blvd. In 2-Night Concert Event

Paul McCartney and Justin Timberlake will take over Hollywood Boulevard on consecutive nights next week to kick off the new season of 'Jimmy Kimmel Live.'

After 51 Years, Comedy Legend Bob Newhart Finally Wins An Emmy

Bob Newhart was moved to tears by his first Emmy win on Sunday; it was the seventh nomination for the 84-year-old comedy legend.

Music Exec In Critical Condition After Machete Attack [UPDATED]

Music industry veteran Jerry Sharell remained in critical condition Monday after he and his girlfriend were attacked by her machete-wielding ex.

AMC: 'Walking Dead' Spinoff Is A 'No-Brainer'

Get ready for more zombies: AMC just announced it is developing a "companion series" for 'The Walking Dead' that will debut in 2015.

1,000 Surfers Take To the Water To Honor Surf Legend Bob Meistrell

Over 1,000 surfers and and paddlers took to the water in Redondo Beach on Sunday morning in honor of legendary surfer and Body Glove co-founder Bob Meistrell, who died in June at age 84.

'Blurred Lines' Hottie Cast As Ben Affleck's Mistress In 'Gone Girl'

The hot brunette from the controversial "Blurred Lines" video has landed her first major acting role: Emily Ratajkowski will play Ben Affleck's mistress in 'Gone Girl.'

Mother Who Killed Her 2 Children Was In Custody Dispute [UPDATED]

Marilyn Edge, the Arizona woman allegedly killed her two children the day before she was due to hand them over to her ex-husband.

Mother Killed Two Children, Then Tried To Kill Herself [UPDATED]

Police have confirmed that the woman who told them about the bodies of two children at a hotel in Santa Ana is their mother, who then tried and failed to kill herself.

'Breaking Bad' Memorabilia Sells Out In Less Than 2 Hours

Fans quickly snapped up memorabilia from AMC's hit series 'Breaking Bad' Saturday at a New Mexico thrift store, where the 200-plus items sold out in less than two hours.

Drunk Driver Dies In Fiery Crash On 10 Freeway, 2 Injured

A speeding motorist was drunk when he smashed his car into guardrails on the 10 freeway early Sunday morning; The 19-year-old driver was killed but his two teenaged passengers escaped the fiery wreck.

Photos: Crowd Cheers As Firefighters Rescue Dog From Burning Building

A female boxer named Stella was revived by Santa Monica Firefighters on Saturday as an anxious crowd watched.

Driver's Licenses For Undocumented Immigrants Finally Happening

After decades of debate about the issue, Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to sign a bill that would allow nearly two million undocumented immigrants to get California driver's licenses.

Disney Not Happy With Nightmarish Movie Shot Secretly At Disney World

Watch the trailer for 'Escape From Tomorrow' and you'll wonder how they got permission to shoot such a strange, nightmarish movie at Disney World. Answer is, they didn't.

West Hollywood Wants To Ban Exhibit Of Exotic Animals (Except In Movies)

It's not clear how many "exotic animal exhibitions" are going on in the city that's already banned fur and pet sales or whether the proposed measure is largely symbolic.

Robin Williams Returning To TV Because He Needs The Money

Robin Williams reveals why he's returning to TV for the first time in more than 30 years: he's broke!

L.A. Man Hikes 3 Miles To Get Help After Breaking Back In Montana Wilderness

Ted Porter is lucky to be alive after breaking his back on a solo climb in Glacier National Park in Montana; the severe injury didn't stop him from hiking three miles to get help.

State Minimum Wage Will Go Up To $10 By 2016

State lawmakers have been busy: In addition to approving driver's licenses for undocumented residents yesterday, they also agreed to raise the minimum wage from $8 to $10.

Isaiah Washington Is Making A Comeback (Oh, And He's A Chief in Sierra Leone)

After being fired from 'Grey's Anatomy,' Isaiah Washington has kind of disappeared. That's because he's been in Sierra Lone, acting as a village chief.

Solo Drivers Might Be Able To Use Coveted Carpool Lanes During Off Hours

Solo drivers might soon be able to cruise the carpool lanes for a few hours a day without fear of a ticket.

Former TSA Screener Arrested After Making Threats Against LAX [UPDATED]

A former TSA screener suspected of making threats to LAX was arrested last night in Riverside. Officials say he left a message citing the 9/11 anniversary.

Bus Crashes Into Divider On 10 Freeway After Driver Passes Out

Authorities are trying to determine if a bus driver fell asleep or passed out when she lost control of a bus on the 10 Freeway and crashed into a divider.

Huntington Beach Trying To Shut Down Wet Electric Rave

After this summer's wild riot in Huntington Beach, the last thing city officials want is more partygoers flocking to the beachside town.

Pencil This In: PaleyFest Previews 'Ironside,' Julia Holter And Johnathan Rice Shows And 'Reggie-12' Comic Launches

Here are our favorite events happening in LA tonight, including a preview of NBC's reboot of "Ironside," starring Blair Underwood and an installment of Radio Picture Show at The Virgil. Read on for all the details.

How To Know If Your Local Fresh & Easy Is Closing

The sale of the Fresh & Easy chain means that, unfortunately, some stores will be closing, but they'll be offering a 25 percent discount before they shut their doors.

Yikes! Rabid Bat Found At O.C. Park

A dead bat found at an O.C. Park has tested positive for rabies.

Burned Body In Castaic Not That Of Missing Teenager

A burned body found near Castaic Lake is not that of missing teen Bryce Laspisa, authorities announced today.

Extra, Extra: Street May Be Named After Jackie Robinson

In today's Extra, Extra: A South L.A. street might be named after Jackie Robinson and a Santa Monica street's name is being hotly debated. Plus: Keep up with us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter: @LAist @LAistFood @LAistSports. You can also find us on Pinterest, Storify, Foursquare, and Instagram

Volunteers Counting Bicyclists, Pedestrians Today

In an effort to make the city more pedestrian- and bike-friendly, volunteers will be counting the number of people walking and bicycling at key intersections.

J.J. Abrams' Secret New Project Is ... A Book?

Star Trek director J.J. Abrams has somehow has found time for a top-secret new project.

Hey Girl, Check Out This Ryan Gosling Bathroom Shrine

Now you can "powder your nose" in an all-Ryan Gosling bathroom. Thanks, San Diego!

Video: Panda Hot Air Balloon Makes Second Unexpected Landing In 3 Months

A hot air balloon from the "Panda-Monium" company caused just that when it landed in a San Diego neighborhood.

Clint Eastwood Has A New Girlfriend

Clint Eastwood may be 83, but he's still got game: The director, who officially split from wife Dina less than two weeks ago, has wasted no time moving on.

James Franco Wishes He Were Gay

James Franco says he doesn't care if people think he's gay or not.

Mother, Daughter Missing After Fire In Compton [UPDATED]

A mother and her daughter are missing after a fire broke out at the mechanic shop they lived above.

Big Hair, Cher's Oscars Wear & More Totally Tubular Photos From L.A. In The '80s

Ahh, the '80s, when hair was big, L.A. had not one but two football teams, the Olympics came to town, and Cher showed the Academy how serious actresses dress.

Photos: Bret Michaels, Jon Cryer Turn Out For Charity Triathlon

Celebrities helped raise $1 million for Children's Hospital Los Angeles in the Nautica Malibu Triathlon.

Arrest Made In Murder Of Woman Found Under Newport Beach Bridge

An arrest has been made in the shooting death of a 28-year-old woman whose body was found under a bridge last week in Newport Beach.

Extra, Extra: Betty White And 'Breaking Bad' Break Records

In today's Extra, Extra: Betty White and 'Breaking Bad' are both Guinness World record holders. Sweet! Plus: Keep up with us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter: @LAist @LAistFood @LAistSports. You can also find us on Pinterest, Storify, Foursquare, and Instagram (laistpics).

Angelina Jolie Getting A Special Oscar For Her Humanitarian Work

What a difference 14 years makes: Former wild child Angelina Jolie will receive her second Oscar for her humanitarian work.

7-Year-Old Girl Who Was Shot In Head Dies

A sad ending to the shooting of a 7-year-old in Palmdale; Desiree Macias, who had been declared brain dead after being shot in the head, has died.

Crazy Cool Ways To Beat the Heat

It's freaking unbearably hot here in SoCal and that means we're all going to extreme lengths to cool off. Apparently freezing your undies is very popular with LAist readers.

Knott's Berry Farm Moving Troubled Windseeker Ride To Missouri

Hey, Missouri, that Knott's Berry Farm ride that stranded people twice last year is now your headache: Park officials announced today that it's moving its Windseeker ride to its Kansas City counterpart in January.

Critics Slam Princess Diana Movie: 'She Has Died Another Awful Death'

The first reviews are in for the biopic 'Diana,' starring Naomi Watts as the beloved "People's Princess," and they are brutal.

Photos: Jane Lynch Gleefully Receives Star On Walk Of Fame

'Glee' star Jane Lynch received the 2,505th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today and her trademark frown as grinchy coach Sue Sylvester was nowhere to be seen.

Photo: Whale Slams Into Sailboat, Man Recounts 'Great Big Crash'

A couple's boat is in the shop with a cracked hull after being struck twice by a large whale near the Palos Verdes Peninsula.

Prison Inmates End 60-Day Hunger Strike

A hunger strike that at one point involved 30,000 inmates is over after 60 days.

Obama Postpones Next Week's Fundraiser In L.A.

President Obama has postponed next week's pricey Los Angeles fundraiser as he deals with the situation in Syria.

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