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Cops In Hawthorne Dog Shooting Pulled From Street Duty After Receiving Death Threats

Three police officers involved in the controversial shooting of a dog in Hawthorne have been pulled from street duty after receiving numerous death threats.

Extra, Extra: Alec Baldwin Quitting Acting? Chad Kroeger & Avril Lavigne Tie The Knot (For Real)

In today's Extra, Extra: Alec Baldwin says he'll never tweet again and may quit acting, plus that Candian rocker wedding finally happened on Canada Day. 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).

Matthew Perry Turns Former Malibu Home Into Sober House

Matthew Perry is celebrating his sobriety by helping other addicts: He's turned his former Malibu home into a sober living facility.

Police Conducting Major Drill, Stepping Up Security Before Fourth Of July

In preparation for the Fourth of July, the LAPD is stepping up security and increasing police presence, especially on public transportation.

Helen Mirren Offers Amanda Bynes Advice: 'Don't Be Up Your Own Bum'

Dame Helen Mirren has some good (if colorfully phrased) advice for troubled starlet Amanda Bynes: "Don't be up your own bum!"

'Torchwood' Star John Barrowman Marries Boyfriend In Riverside County

John Barrowman, the star of the 'Dr. Who' spinoff 'Torchwood,' just tied the knot with his partner of 20 years right here in California.

Female High School Teacher Arrested After Allegedly Having Student's Baby

Two weeks after giving birth, a female teacher has been arrested since it appears the father of the child is one of her 16-year-old students.

Extra, Extra: Police Seeking 'Asian Wig' Bandit, Superman Dating Kaley Cuoco, An Idol Becomes A 'Biggest Loser'

In today's Extra, Extra: A reward is being offered for the 'Asian Wig' bandit, an epic geek romance might be happening and apparently no one loves the Lone Ranger. 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).

5 Of The 19 Firefighters Killed in Arizona Had Ties To California

Five of the 19 firefighters who perished in a devastating Arizona wildfire had ties to California, including two who attended Hemet High School.

Photos Of Petco Dognapping Suspects Released [UPDATED]

Police have released photos of two suspects who stole puppies from a Petco adoption event on June 16.

Vintage Photos: Celebrating The Fourth Of July In L.A. Since 1900

Angelenos love the Fourth of July! We've rounded up photos dating all the way back to 1900 of some historic Independence Day celebrations.

L.A. Named 'Best City For Bros'

In the all-important demo of bros who just love to chillax and have a cold one, Los Angeles is number one.

Kevin Bacon Shares Photos Of Wife Kyra Sedgwick After She Chopped Off Her Fingertip

Kevin Bacon shared photos of his wife, Kyra Sedgwick, after she accidentally sliced off the tip of her finger on June 29.

'Enter The Dragon' Star Jim Kelly Dies At 67

Jim Kelly, the impressively tall martial artist who co-starred with Bruce Lee in 'Enter the Dragon,' has died at age 67.

Cancer Patient Mistaken For 'Surgical Mask' Bandit

A cancer patient who walked into his bank Friday with a surgical mask on was mistaken for the "Surgical Mask" bandit and nearly arrested.

Kristen Wiig Not Interested In The Buckets Of Money She Could Make From 'Bridesmaids' Sequel

Kristen Wiig knows she would make a lot of money from a 'Bridesmaids' sequel, but the former 'SNL' star just wasn't interested in milking that cow.

Shark Fin Soup State Ban Goes Into Effect Today

Shark fin soup is now illegal in California. A new state law banning the possession or sale of shark fins takes effect today.

Los Angeles Is The 16th Snobbiest City In America

According to Travel + Leisure, L.A. is not the snobbiest city in the U.S.

Photos: Celebs Check Out Provocative Nudes At Opening Night of Helmut Newton Exhibit (NSFW)

Mandy Moore, Minka Kelly and Cindy Crawford were among the celebs at the opening night of the Helmut Newton photography exhibit.

Photos: Hundreds Rally In West Hollywood After Historic Gay Marriage Decision

Hundreds of giddy gay marriage supporters turned out for a rally June 26 in West Hollywood, among them, actress Meredith Baxter, who says she and her girlfriend of eight years might tie the knot now that it's legal in California.

Fireworks Dispute Between Neighbors Ends In Fatal Shooting

A Garden Grove man stands accused of shooting his neighbor in the face after the victim complained about him setting off fireworks in his backyard.

Extra, Extra: Halle Berry Testifies, Julianna Margulies Heads To Court, Michael Jackson Fans Gather

In today's Extra, Extra: Halle Berry testifies to keep paps in their place and Michael Jackson fans gather to remember the King of Pop. 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).

Suspect Shoots LAPD Officer In Face During Overnight Standoff [UPDATED]

A Los Angeles policeman shot in the face during a probation search in Willowbrook was hospitalized in critical but stable condition today.

'So You Think You Can Prance': TV Dance Judges Prancercise For Charity

Two male judges from 'So You Think You Can Dance' attempted the goofy exercise, complete with necklace, pink sweater and white stretch pants.

Rihanna Calls Journalist Who Criticized Her 'Sad, Sloppy, Menopausal Mess'

Ouch! Rihanna is lashing out at a British journalist who criticized her by posting an unflattering photo of her to Instagram, along with a few choice words.

Kristen Bell Proposes To Dax Shepard Now That Gay Marriage Is Legal

Kristen Bell was one of the straight celebs who swore she wouldn't tie the knot until gay marriage was legal. Sure enough, today she proposed to Dax Shepard via Twitter.

Man Ordered To Take Down 'Racist Romney' Sign Or Go To Jail

A Ventura County man was ordered to pull the plug on his flashing neon anti-Mitt Romney sign in his front yard today or go to jail.

Extra, Extra: Heidi Klum Removes Tattoo Of Her Ex, Baby Formula Thieves On The Run

In today's Extra, Extra: Heidi Klum removes a telltale tattoo, Rosario Dawson removes some hair and some thieves steal... baby formula? 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).

Suspect's Lawyer Claiming Self Defense In Transgender Attack

A suspect in the attack on a transgender woman in Hollywood is pleading not guilty to the charges, and his lawyer is arguing that the victim attacked first.

Chris Brown Calls Misdemeanor Hit-And-Run Charge 'Ridiculous'

A minor accident from May has come back to haunt Chris Brown: The singer was charged today with misdemeanor hit-and-run.

Hollywood Stabbing Suspect Was Arrested 46 Times [UPDATED]

The man charged with stabbing a woman to death on Hollywood Boulevard was released early from prison thanks to program designed for nonviolent offenders.

Jim Carrey 'Cannot Support The Level Of Violence' In His Own Movie, 'Kick-Ass 2'

Jim Carrey stars in the comic book sequel 'Kick-Ass 2,' but now he's condemning his own movie, saying, "I cannot support that level of violence."

Melissa McCarthy: 'I'm Too Friendly For L.A.'

Melissa McCarthy says she's found that chatting up strangers in Los Angeles is like "you've asked them to remove their pants."

Chris Brown Denies Shoving Woman At Anaheim Nightclub

Chris Brown is denying that he shoved a woman so badly at a nightclub that she might need surgery on her torn ligaments.

6-Year-Old Girl Fends Off Would-Be Kidnapper At Park

A brave little girl fought off a kidnapper who attempted to drag her away from family and friends at a local park on Sunday.

Encyclopedia Brown's Detective Adventures To Hit The Big Screen

Remember Encyclopedia Brown? After several failed attempts, the famous boy detective is headed for the big screen at long last.

'I Am Legend' Author Richard Matheson Dies At Age 87

Sci-fi icon Richard Matheson, who penned the much-filmed book 'I Am Legend,' and several classic 'Twilight Zone' episodes, has died.

Woman Saves Kitten Tossed Out Of Car On Freeway

A Good Samaritan came to the rescue of an 8-week-old kitten thrown out a car window on the 60 Freeway Wednesday.

In Wake of Stabbing, Mayor-Elect Eric Garcetti Calls For More Police In Hollywood

After a woman was fatally stabbed on Hollywood Boulevard, Mayor-elect Eric Garcetti has called for an increased police presence along the famous street.

Elementary School To Be Named After Michelle Obama

A San Fernando Valley elementary school will soon be renamed after First Lady Michelle Obama.

Former Marine's Prosthetic Leg, Truck Stolen From Knott's Berry Farm

A man who had his truck and his prosthetic leg stolen while he was at Knott's Berry Farm says never mind about the truck, but he's devastated about the loss of his leg.

Arrest Made In Brutal Hollywood Boulevard Transgender Attack [UPDATED]

Police have made an arrest in the attack of a transgender woman on Hollywood Boulevard.

World On Wheels, Last Roller Rink In L.A., Closing This Sunday

Time to call "last skate" for L.A.'s last roller rink: World on Wheels is closing on June 23.

Pasadena Will Post Suicide Prevention Signs On Colorado Street Bridge

Pasadena's Colorado Street Bridge, which has been dubbed "Suicide Bridge," is adopting a new strategy to discourage would-be jumpers.

Claim Your Bike! Santa Monica Police Recover 40 Stolen Bicycles

If you had a bike stolen recently in Santa Monica, good news: Police confiscated 40 bikes they they are looking to reunite with their rightful owners.

Marine Who Lost Leg In Afghanistan Now Hot Underwear Model

A former U.S. Marine who lost his leg is now an underwear model that would put David Beckham to shame.

Friend Of Hollywood Murder Suspects Says: 'That Could Have Been Me Getting Stabbed'

Two days after a woman was murdered on Hollywood Boulevard, things are pretty much back to normal. The shoppers are out, the costumed characters pose for photos for tourists and there's even another homeless guy holding a similar "Fuck You" sign.

Video Of Michael Hastings Car Crash, Neighbors Trying To Douse Flames

A neighbor who was among those first on the scene of Michael Hastings' fatal accident lamented he was unable to save him from the fiery crash.

Photos: Michael Hastings' Fatal Crash Site Is Now A Memorial

Strangers have been leaving tributes at the crash site where Michael Hastings died in Los Angeles.

Police Release Suspect Photos, Offer $25K Reward In Transgender Beating Case

Police have released video surveillance of the men suspected of assaulting a transgender woman in Hollywood Boulevard on May 31. They are also offering a $25,000 reward.

Extra, Extra: Villaraigosa Plans Run For Governor, Move To Venice, Is Robin Thicke's New Song 'Rapey?'

In today's Extra, Extra: Antonio Villaraigosa is moving to Venice and possibly Sacramento and what's the deal with Robin Thicke's new song? 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).

Body Found At Dockweiler State Beach Identified As Missing Culver City Man

Police today released a statement identifying the man whose body was found last week at Dockweiler State Beach.

Driver Dies In Fiery, Early Morning Crash In Hollywood

One person was killed in a fiery solo-vehicle crash in Hollywood early Tuesday morning.

Man Arrested On Rihanna's Roof, Claims He Didn't Know It Was Her House

Hey, you, get off of Rihanna's roof! A man was arrested after being spotted on the roof of the pop singer's home in Pacific Palisades.

Officials Predict Worst Fire Season In 100 Years

With three major fires already this year, this could be the worst season for Southern California wildfires in 100 years, officials warn.

Road Rage Video: Men In Suits Brawl In Street [UPDATED]

Road rage isn't uncommon in Los Angeles, but when two men in suit and tie start brawling, that's news, especially when one is a lawyer.

Is Route 66 Landmark Irv's Burgers Getting Evicted? [UPDATED]

Irv's Burgers, a landmark on Route 66 in West Hollywood, may serve its last burger by the end of June.

L.A. (Almost) Approves Citywide Plastic Bag Ban

L.A. shoppers, you probably have until January 1, 2014 to enjoy those free plastic bags. The City Council voted today to approve a plastic bag ban, with just one council member voting against it.

Surfing Legend And Body Glove Founder Bob Meistrell Dies After Suffering Heart Attack On His Boat

Bob Meistrell, a surfing and diving legend who co-founded Body Glove with his twin brother, Bill, died Sunday after suffering a heart attack.

Video: Aisha Tyler's Quick Thinking Saves Daytime Emmys Mix-Up

An envelope mix-up at the Daytime Emmys Sunday might have been a disaster, except for Aisha Tyler's quick response.

No More Free Metro Rides, Subway 'Honor System' Meets End Of The Line

It's the end of the line for freeloaders on the L.A. subway: As of Wednesday, you'll need a TAP card to get past those turnstiles.

Can't Stop The Pot: Driver Defies Ban On Medical Marijuana Delivery

It may be as popular as pizza, but pot can no longer be delivered in Riverside. That isn't stopping one driver, who says his services are vital.

Man Bites Mall Employee At Burbank Town Center

A man seeking a kiss from a woman working at Burbank Town Center resorted to biting her, police say.

Volunteer Assaulted, 2 Puppies Stolen At Petco Adoption Event

Two puppies were stolen and a volunteer assaulted at a Petco adoption event on Sunset Boulevard Sunday.

Extra, Extra: Chinatown Gets Bruce Lee Statue, Ellen Page Has PMS, Bob Saget Has An Oscar?

In today's Extra, Extra: Chinatown unveils Bruce Lee statue and Paris Jackson (allegedly) hates Justin Bieber. Plus: Keep up with us on Facebook, and yeahokay, i will follow us on Twitter: @LAist @LAistFood @LAistSports. You can also find us on Pinterest, Storify, Foursquare, and Instagram (laistpics).

Vintage Photos Of Celeb Dads Chilling With Their Kids

Whether it's at the Academy Awards, on a movie set or private jet or at a recording studio, these dads knew how to put family first. At least while these photos were being taken!

Extra, Extra: Kanye's Album Leaks, Miley Cyrus Likes 'Hood Music,' Megan Fox's Hair Falliing Out?

In today's Extra, Extra: Kanye's album leaks and Megan Fox was in tears after a dye job gone bad. Plus: Keep up with us on Facebook, and yeahokay, i will follow us on Twitter: @LAist @LAistFood @LAistSports. You can also find us on Pinterest, Storify, Foursquare, and Instagram (laistpics).

Shirtless Guy Climbs Electrical Tower, Only Comes Down When Offered Blanket

A half-naked man kept a North Hollywood neighborhood mesmerized after climbing a high-powered transmission tower and refusing to come down for several hours.

Driver Fail: Man Crashes Car While Trying to Avoid DUI Checkpoint

As if we needed further proof that drinking impairs judgment, a man's ill-advised attempt to avoid a DUI checkpoint resulted in a car crash that got him arrested.

Firefighters Stung, Beekeeper Burned In Beehive Fire

Two firefighters, a beekeeper and (presumably) a lot of angry bees had a very bad day after some hives caught fire.

NoHo's Avery Schreiber Theater Shutting Down After 10 Years

North Hollywood's Avery Schreiber Theater will close its doors at the end of June.

Santa Monica Shooter Left A Farewell Note

Before he went on a deadly shooting spree, the Santa Monica gunman left behind a farewell note expressing remorse for killing his father and brother.

Witness To Deadly Pico Rivera Crash: 'I Saw Bodies Everywhere'

A head-on crash in Pico River that killed three people was, "horrible, something you don't want to see," a witness said.

Man Faces Off With Police For 5 Hours After Allegedly Killing His Girlfriend

A five-hour standoff in Northridge ended with a man who allegedly killed his girlfriend surrendering to police.

Photos: Superheroes of L.A. Take To The Streets

'Man of Steel' hits theaters today but he's not the only superhero in town. Far from it!

'You Totally Made My Day' -- Positive Sidewalk Messages Make Venice A Happier Place

One person has made Venice a happier place with just a few stencils, spray paint and some sweetly positive messages.

Extra, Extra: Jane Lynch Divorcing, Hollywood Agencies Feuding, Horror Icons Get Cute

In today's Extra, Extra: The music's over for 'Glee' star Jane Lynch and her wife. Plus: Keep up with us on Facebook, and yeahokay, i will follow us on Twitter: @LAist @LAistFood @LAistSports. You can also find us on Pinterest, Storify, Foursquare, and Instagram (laistpics).

72-Year-Old Woman Scares Off Would-Be Robber With .357 Magnum

A would-be burglar got more than he bargained for when he tried to break into the home of a gun-toting grandma.

Video: 2 Chainz Making Sizzurp, Smoking A Fatty Before LAX Arrest?

Rapper 2 Chainz might regret posting videos in which he was smoking it up and (possibly) making sizzurp since he was arrested the very next day at LAX for those two substances.

M. Night Shyamalan's Latest Shocking Twist: He Ghost-Wrote 'She's All That'

M. Night Shyamalan, who just suffered another flop with 'After Earth,' chose an odd time to admit a less-than-impressive screen credit: He ghost-wrote the '90s teen flick 'She's All That.'

Man Accidentally Sells Wife's $23,000 Wedding Ring For $10 [Updated]

A woman was devastated to learn that her husband accidentally sold her $23,000 wedding ring at a garage sale for only $10.

Lonely Dog Waits For Owner After Powerhouse Fire [UPDATED]

Neighbors have been looking after a stray German Shepherd who they assume was lost during the huge Powerhouse Fire.

Hamburger Hamlet Founder Harry Lewis Dies At 93

A Hollywood restaurant icon has passed: Harry Lewis, the actor who later founded Hamburger Hamlet and Kate Mantilini, died Sunday.

Extra, Extra: LAX Flight Diverted After Bomb Threat, Ellen Page and Alexander Skarsgard Are Apparently Dating

In today's Extra, Extra: LAX flight diverted to Phoenix, your daily Rihanna crotch-grab pic and are these co-stars dating? Plus: Keep up with us on Facebook, and yeahokay, i will follow us on Twitter: @LAist @LAistFood @LAistSports. You can also find us on Pinterest, Storify, Foursquare, and Instagram (laistpics).

Man's Body Found At Dockweiler State Beach

The body of a man in his 60s was found early Tuesday morning in the water off Dockweiler State Beach.

Another Santa Monica Shooting: At Least 1 Dead, Shooter Still At Large [UPDATED]

The last thing anyone in Santa Monica wanted to hear after Friday's devastating shooting spree is that there's another gunman on the loose.

Chris Brown Tweets: 'I Like Being The Person Everyone Hates'

Before his most recent court appearance, Chris Brown tweeted that he enjoys being the guy everyone hates.

Melissa McCarthy Ridiculously Photoshopped On 'The Heat' Poster

Melissa McCarthy doesn't look anything like herself in U.K. posters for her new movie, 'The Heat.' Extreme photoshopping has shaved pounds off the comedienne's face.

Man Who Collapsed At Redondo Beach Triathlon 'Died A Glorious Death' Says Son

A 48-year-old San Pedro man who collapsed while competing in the Redondo Beach Triathlon died doing what he loved, says his family.

Who Stole West Hollywood's 200-Pound Pink Bulldog?

Someone has snatched one of the oversized pink bulldog statues along Santa Monica Boulevard.

Pet Store Fire: Jerks Try To Steal Rescued Puppies

The good news after a fire ripped through a pet store: The puppies and rabbits were saved. The bad news: People were trying to steal the newly rescued pups.

'Blankets And Bottles' Twitter Beach Party Turns Ugly, Riot Police Called

A Twitter invite to a "Blankets and Bottles" party at Mother's Beach drew police in riot gear to break things up. It was either a party that "got out of hand" or became a "massive brawl," depending on who's telling the story.

Tom Petty: 'Everyone Will Get Reimbursed' For Interrupted Concert

Tom Petty personally pledged to reiumburse fans who got booted from a show Saturday night at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood.

Special Education School Vandalized With Swastikas, Anti-Obama Graffiti

File under People Suck: Over the weekend, someone spray painted a Reseda High School for disabled children with hate messages.

Santa Monica Shootings: 5 Dead Including Suspected Shooter [UPDATED]

At least two people were wounded today during a shooting on or near Santa Monica College, sending the school into lockdown.

Paris Jackson Update: Judge Orders Investigation Into Her Well-Being

Following Paris Jackson's suicide attempt, a judge has ordered an investigation into her welfare.

Video: Proof James Franco Really Painted That Melrose Mural Himself

Check out a behind-the-scenes vid of James Franco handpainting a mural on Melrose Avenue.

Marilyn Manson To Paris Jackson: 'You Will Be On My Guest List Anytime You Want'

Goth rocker Marilyn Manson has reportedly invited Paris Jackson to his shows "anytime" after hearing her suicide attempt was partly because she wasn't being allowed to see him in concert.

Alligator Rescue In the Desert Leads Police To Bonus Kangaroo

Alligators are probably not something these cops prepared for handling at the academy, but two Lancaster deputies found themselves on gator patrol this week.

San Onofre Nuclear Plant Will Be Closed Permanently

San Onofre's nuclear power plant, which has been offline since January 2012 because of safety issues, will be permanently closed.

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