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Grandmother Finds 3 Children Dead, Their Mother Missing

Police arrest suspect 200 miles away

(Newser) - The mother of three children—all under the age of 5—found slain inside a Los Angeles apartment Saturday morning has been arrested, police said. Liliana Carrillo, 30, was arrested in Tulare County, about 200 miles north of Los Angeles. It wasn't immediately known if she had a lawyer...

Expert Suspects Tiger Woods Was Unconscious Before Crash

Due to the lack of steering and braking

(Newser) - A 22-page collision report on Tiger Woods' Feb. 23 car crash in Los Angeles was obtained by USA Today , and it suggests to one expert that the golfer may have been unconscious behind the wheel. Jonathan Cherney, a forensic crash reconstruction expert who visited the scene a day after the...

Colleague Saw the Attack on Zoom. Cops Found 2 Dead

Elderly brother, sister are fatally stabbed

(Newser) - A woman was on a Zoom call with a colleague Monday afternoon when a man in her home was attacked. Then the woman was—and the co-worker on the video call saw what was going on, police say. That witness then called 911, and tragically, police who responded to the...

Someone Stole Lady Gaga's Dogs, Shot Her Dog Walker

She's offering $500K reward for return of 2 bulldogs

(Newser) - Lady Gaga's dog walker was shot and two of her dogs stolen in Los Angeles on Wednesday night. The dog walker was walking three French bulldogs belonging to the singer when at least one gunman confronted him in Hollywood before 10pm, reports TMZ . The dog walker, who suffered undisclosed...

Tiger Woods Is 'Awake, Responsive'
Tiger Woods Is
Out of Surgery 

Tiger Woods Is Out of Surgery

Golfer suffered multiple fractures in right leg and ankle, is 'awake, responsive'

(Newser) - Tiger Woods is out of surgery following Tuesday's serious car accident in which he sustained multiple leg injuries. The golf legend is "awake, responsive, and recovering in his hospital room," according to a statement posted to his Twitter account. It describes "a long surgical procedure on...

Billie Eilish Granted 2nd Restraining Order

Singer says stalker has been camped outside home for months

(Newser) - Billie Eilish has been granted a temporary restraining order against a man she says has been stalking and harassing her while camped outside her Los Angeles home. The 19-year-old accuses John Matthews Hearle, 23, of camping outside a school across the street from her house since the summer, per TMZ...

Hollywood Gives the 'Bandit' a Final Resting Place

Burt Reynolds' remains are buried in the Hollywood Forever cemetery more than 2 years after his death

(Newser) - Burt Reynolds reached his final resting place Thursday at a storied Hollywood cemetery. A small, private ceremony, with relatives taking part remotely via Zoom, was held Thursday morning at the Hollywood Forever cemetery, where Reynolds' cremated remains were placed in a grave next to a lake nearly 2 1/2 years...

Ex-Pitcher Charged in Boys' Crosswalk Deaths

Scott Erickson was allegedly racing with woman who hit brothers in suburban LA crosswalk

(Newser) - Former Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Scott Erickson has been charged with reckless driving in connection to a hit-and-run in Southern California that killed two boys last year, per the AP . The Los Angeles District Attorney's Office said Erickson, 52, has been charged with one misdemeanor count of reckless driving....

He Started as Pharmacist, Ended Up in 500 TV Episodes

Character actor Peter Mark Richman dies at 93

(Newser) - Peter Mark Richman, a character actor who appeared in hundreds of television episodes and had recurring roles on Three's Company and Beverly Hills 90210, has died. He was 93. Richman died Thursday at his home in the Woodland Hills area of Los Angeles of natural causes, publicist Harlan Boll...

Feds Get First Conviction for Unsafe Drone Operation

Man almost brought down an LAPD helicopter

(Newser) - A man whose drone almost caused an LAPD helicopter to crash is the first person convicted under a 2018 federal law against unsafe drone operation, prosecutors say. Andrew Hernandez, a 22-year-old Hollywood resident, pleaded guilty to unsafe operation of an unmanned aircraft and faces a maximum penalty of up to...

Bruce Willis Speaks Up After Maskless Outing

Actor, reportedly booted from LA pharmacy for not wearing a face covering, notes 'error in judgment'

(Newser) - Bruce Willis says he made a bad call after he was photographed Sunday inside a Los Angeles pharmacy without a face mask. Photos of Willis wandering the Hollywood Rite Aid with only a scarf around his neck spread on social media on Tuesday, with onlookers criticizing his obvious breach of...

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These are the US cities where you can be the fittest version of you

(Newser) - New year, new you? If that's one of your goals for 2021, and fitness is integral to that goal, there are parts of the US that may suit you best. In its quest to track down where the promise of an active lifestyle beckons, WalletHub analyzed the 100 largest...

Amid COVID Surge in LA, a 'Health Care Nightmare'

Hospitals are having to make 'tough decisions' about patient care

(Newser) - The spike of COVID cases in Los Angeles County has brought hospitals there to a "point of crisis," according to the county's health services chief, with hospitals discharging people more quickly than usual to make room for new patients, and several area hospitals declaring "internal disasters"...

Concertgoer: 'We’re All Gonna Get the Virus at Some Point'

Thousands attended an event held by activist singer Sean Feucht

(Newser) - Thousands of people crammed into a church parking lot in Valencia, Calif., on New Year’s Eve for a concert and worship service organized by Sean Feucht, a Christian activist and singer who has been holding events across the country to protest restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19....

Kirk Cameron Leads Yet Another Maskless Caroling Event

Dozens of people joined actor for event in Southern California

(Newser) - Kirk Cameron is ticked off about Southern California's pandemic stay-at-home order, and he's been using the most seasonal of ways to protest it: Christmas caroling. The Growing Pains star has already held two previous singalongs this month attended by hundreds, and on Tuesday he added a third. CBS...

Mayor's Family Quarantines After 9-Year-Old's Infection

Eric Garcetti says 9-year-old daughter has mild COVID symptoms

(Newser) - "It's a scary thing," Eric Garcetti said Thursday about his 9-year-old daughter's positive test for the coronavirus. "I'll admit, she had some tears in her eyes, but I reassured her that it was going to be OK." The Los Angeles mayor and his...

158 Arrested at Los Angeles 'Superspreader' Party

Sheriff says his department will be cracking down on such events

(Newser) - They certainly weren't abiding by California's stay-home order: The Los Angeles sheriff's department arrested 158 people over the weekend who were attending an underground house party Saturday night into the wee hours of Sunday. Of those 158, 35 were underage, and few were wearing masks, the Guardian...

She's All That Remake Nearly Shuts COVID Test Site

(Newser) - Officials in Los Angeles have intervened to keep open a COVID-19 test center that was due to close for filming of a She's All That remake. Homeless advocacy group Ktown For All highlighted the move in a Monday tweet , noting 504 residents scheduled to visit the Union Station Kiosk...

Nation's Biggest County Orders Residents to Stay Home

Los Angeles issues new safer-at-home order

(Newser) - Los Angeles County announced a new stay-home order Friday as coronavirus cases surged out of control in the nation’s most populous county, banning most gatherings but stopping short of a full shutdown on retail stores and other non-essential businesses. The three-week “safer at home" order takes effect Monday,...

Police: Man Killed After Being Run Over by 3 Drivers

Jose Fuentes died in South Los Angeles on Sunday night

(Newser) - Hit-and-runs are tragic but not entirely uncommon. What happened to Jose Fuentes was. The Los Angeles Police Department says the 50-year-old was hit and killed by three successive hit-and-run drivers on Sunday night. Fox 11 reports Fuentes was crossing the intersection of 77th Street and Central Avenue in South Los...

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