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#Los Angeles

# los-angeles - Friday 26 April, 2013

From The42 10 years after Croke Park spectacular, Special Olympics dreams still coming true Collection Day

10 years after Croke Park spectacular, Special Olympics dreams still coming true

The organisation is appealing to the public to give generously on its annual collection day.

# los-angeles - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Boston Marathon blasts put world's cities on alert

British police are reviewing security plans for Sunday’s London Marathon, which is the next major international race.

# los-angeles - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Michael Jackson heirs seek billions in damages from concert promoter

Michael Jackson’s mother and children are seeking billions of dollars from tour promoters they claim says are responsible for contributing to the singer’s death in 2009.

# los-angeles - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Brave nine-year-old girl climbs canyon to find help after crash

The young girl’s father died when the SUV he was driving overturned.

# los-angeles - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Los Angeles diocese pay out €10 million to four abuse victims

Files released last month revealed how a Cardinal had discussed how to cover up alleged crimes. He is now at the Vatican, choosing a new pope.

# los-angeles - Monday 11 March, 2013

Los Angeles 'shaken by biggest quake in years'

The epicentre of the 4.7-magnitude quake was 11 miles southeast of Anza and about 100 miles southeast of Los Angeles.

# los-angeles - Thursday 7 March, 2013

From The42 Los Angeles want 1980s revival as they plan future Olympic bid Retro Gold

Los Angeles want 1980s revival as they plan future Olympic bid

When L.A last hosted the Games, Ronald Reagan was US President, Russians boycotted and Like A Virgin topped the charts.

# los-angeles - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Ex-LAPD officer believed dead after stand-off

LAPD believe the search for America’s most wanted man is now over.

# los-angeles - Saturday 9 February, 2013

Snow slows manhunt for alleged US police killer US

Snow slows manhunt for alleged US police killer

More than 100 officers have been searching in the California mountains a disgruntled ex-police officer accused of three killings, and threatening to murder more police in a chilling online manifesto.

# los-angeles - Thursday 7 February, 2013

LA police launch manhunt for fired policeman over killings

The ex-cop had posted warnings online about ending the life of a colleague he blamed for his dismissal.

# los-angeles - Monday 28 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge Chris Brown investigated for possible assault Chris Brown

Chris Brown investigated for possible assault

The singer was allegedly involved in a row with Frank Ocean over a parking space.

# los-angeles - Monday 21 January, 2013

Holy cash cow Batman! Original Batmobile sells for $4.2 million

The original 19-foot car was used in the Batman television series in the 1960s.

# los-angeles - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Update: Student airlifted to hospital after school shooting

The condition of the victims is still unclear.

# los-angeles - Saturday 5 January, 2013

FBI files show extent to which Marilyn Monroe was monitored before her death

The newly released FBI files show that her “leftist” views were being monitored in the seven years prior to her death in 1962.

# los-angeles - Thursday 3 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Is this the worst New Year’s Eve live broadcast of all time? Epic Fail This post contains videos

VIDEO: Is this the worst New Year’s Eve live broadcast of all time?

A local LA TV station went for their first ever live NYE show. It didn’t go too well. (NSFW language)

# los-angeles - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

From the archives: A most surprising Christmas tree accident

Bing Crosby had good reason to dream of a white Christmas – he was lucky not to lose his family in a fire caused by Christmas lights at his home in 1943.

# los-angeles - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

From The42 Gone but not forgotten: Keane hails Beckham impact Praise

Gone but not forgotten: Keane hails Beckham impact

The Ireland striker says the MLS is in “a good state at the moment,” largely thanks to Beckham’s influence.

# los-angeles - Monday 15 October, 2012

Space shuttle finally reaches California Science Center

Endeavour has reached its LA retirement home after taking three days instead of two for its last-ever journey.

# los-angeles - Friday 28 September, 2012

Actor 'kills landlady', falls to his death

The actor was named as Johnny Lewis, who played Kip ‘Half Sack’ Epps on TV show Sons of Anarchy.

# los-angeles - Sunday 2 September, 2012

Legendary songwriter Hal David dies in LA at 91 RIP

Legendary songwriter Hal David dies in LA at 91

Hal David, the songwriter who teamed with Burt Bacharach on dozens of timeless songs for movies, television and a variety of recording artists, has died.

# los-angeles - Monday 20 August, 2012

Top Gun director Tony Scott dies RIP

Top Gun director Tony Scott dies

Authorities said the 68-year-old jumped off a bridge in Los Angeles.

# los-angeles - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

From The42 VIDEO: 'Your wish came true' declares new Lakers star Dwight Howard Superman This post contains videos

VIDEO: 'Your wish came true' declares new Lakers star Dwight Howard

The six-time NBA All-Star has moved to Los Angeles after a huge trade involving four teams.

# los-angeles - Thursday 9 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny 'are lovers', says unreliable report Truth Is Out There This post contains videos

Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny 'are lovers', says unreliable report

It’s what we all wanted for them. In 1995.

# los-angeles - Monday 30 July, 2012

# los-angeles - Sunday 22 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge Michael Jackson's mother Katherine reported missing Family Affairs

Michael Jackson's mother Katherine reported missing

The Jackson family’s ongoing dispute over finances seems to have taken a nasty turn.

# los-angeles - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge Halle Berry hospitalised after 'nasty' fall on film set Ouch!

Halle Berry hospitalised after 'nasty' fall on film set

TMZ said the Oscar-winning actress had hit her head off some concrete in a “nasty” fall before beginning to vomit.

# los-angeles - Friday 13 July, 2012

From The42 Steve Nash chooses No. 10 jersey in tribute to Glenn Hoddle and Zinedine Zidane Big Fan This post contains videos

Steve Nash chooses No. 10 jersey in tribute to Glenn Hoddle and Zinedine Zidane

The football-loving point guard was unveiled by the LA Lakers in California this week and broke out a bit of Spanish too.

# los-angeles - Friday 6 July, 2012

Voters in LA to decide on use of condoms in porn

Adult film actors in LA city are already required to wear condoms, but campaigners want this extended county-wide.

# los-angeles - Sunday 17 June, 2012

Rodney King - the man whose beating sparked LA riots - has died, aged 47 RIP This post contains videos

Rodney King - the man whose beating sparked LA riots - has died, aged 47

The 47-year-old was found dead in his swimming pool by his fiancée but no signs of foul play were detected.

# los-angeles - Friday 15 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge Lindsay Lohan found unconscious in hotel - reports Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan found unconscious in hotel - reports

The Hollywood star was not taken to hospital according to local media reports.

# los-angeles - Monday 28 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Justin Bieber wanted for questioning in scuffle Suspect

Justin Bieber wanted for questioning in scuffle

A sheriff in Los Angeles wants to talk to J Biebz after the incident.

# los-angeles - Thursday 24 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge LA bans plastic… bags not surgery PLASTI-TAX

LA bans plastic… bags not surgery

Ten years after Ireland issued a plastic bag tax, the land of plastic fantastics plans to phase them out.

# los-angeles - Thursday 10 May, 2012

From The42 WATCH: Surfer breaks the World Record for largest wave ever ridden Take A Bow This post contains videos

WATCH: Surfer breaks the World Record for largest wave ever ridden

Garret McNamara’s achievement took place off the coast of Nazare, Portugal.

From The Daily Edge Remembering Vidal Sassoon, 'the Chanel of Hair' RIP This post contains images

Remembering Vidal Sassoon, 'the Chanel of Hair'

The world-famous hairdresser died last night, aged 84. Here, we look back at just how damn cool he was.

# los-angeles - Saturday 5 May, 2012

From The42 VIDEO: Montero slams home from 40 yards to rock Robbie and Becks Screamer This post contains videos

VIDEO: Montero slams home from 40 yards to rock Robbie and Becks

“Look at the nastiness of that ball”, bellowed the ESPN commentator as Fredy Montero unleashed a belter.

# los-angeles - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge Mistrial declared in Nicollette Sheridan's Desperate Housewives case Desperate Housewives

Mistrial declared in Nicollette Sheridan's Desperate Housewives case

The actress was suing her former employer for $6 million for killing off her character following a dispute with the show’s creator.

# los-angeles - Monday 20 February, 2012

From The42 Watch: Bill Haas goes the extra to win a thriller at Riviera LA Story

Watch: Bill Haas goes the extra to win a thriller at Riviera

Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley lose out in dramatic play-off holes at the the Northern Trust Open last night.

# los-angeles - Sunday 12 February, 2012

From The Daily Edge Whitney Houston found dead in Los Angeles hotel room Whitney

Whitney Houston found dead in Los Angeles hotel room

Pop music’s erratic queen – best remembered for her acting role in The Bodyguard, and its accompanying soundtrack – was 48.

# los-angeles - Friday 10 February, 2012

From The42 Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend Sofa Supporter This post contains videos

Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend

Get your feet up and turn the phone off. There’s no need to go outside the door.

# los-angeles - Thursday 9 February, 2012

LA school in sex abuse scandal reopens - without any of the former staff

The entire staff of the primary school – including teachers, the principal and canteen staff – were replaced after two former teachers were arrested on charges of abuse.