| Aug 29, 2014
| 3:24 PM
When it was first announced, the lineup for this weekend's Made in America festival in downtown L.A. seemed an unfocused commercial mix-and-match of mass-market rock, electronic dance and hip-hop.
On second and third glances, it mostly is, at least at...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 9:05 PM
"Hello, Los Angeles," said Metric lead singer Emily Haines near the end of the band's second song on the city's first day of the Budweiser Made in America Festival. Her next words were far more ominous: "They're going to eat me alive, if I stumble."
| Aug 22, 2014
| 1:31 PM
The family of a man fatally shot by FBI agents conducing a surveillance earlier this year on Reisterstown Road is questioning police tactics and the finding by prosecutors that the use of deadly force during a car stop was justified.
While relatives of...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:13 AM
Is there any bar or nightclub in Baltimore worth a $20 cover charge?
If so — and I'm not convinced there is — it certainly was not Paparazzi Nightclub on a recent Friday night. The dance club that replaced the concert venue Sonar in February...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 9:32 PM
The BET Experience focused its attention on the awards portion of the weekend's festivities after numerous performances, high temperatures and well-attended seminars. Rapper Drake led with the most nominations as the awards were handed out at L.A.'s Nokia...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 8:43 PM
Daft Punk took the top honors at the 56th Grammy Awards on Sunday when they took the awards for record of the year for "Get Lucky," with Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers, and album of the year for "Random Access Memories." They also nabbed the awards...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 12:21 PM
As tours of California go, 2 Chainz is probably ready for this one to be over.
Just days after the rapper was reportedly robbed at gunpoint in downtown San Francisco, the MC was arrested Tuesday at LAX on drug charges, according to various reports,...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 10:37 AM
Rapper 2 Chainz was arrested at LAX this week after officials found marijuana and a bottle of “purple drank” in his checked bag.
Tauheed Epps, 35, was removed from a departing flight and arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 1:17 PM
A Metro bus driver was mourned Thursday at a makeshift memorial in downtown L.A. after her death in a head-on crash with a speeding tow truck driver.
It was around 5 a.m. Wednesday when Matt Mattu, the owner of the 7-Eleven at corner the 5th Street...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 11:23 AM
A ballot measure to cap the number of medical marijuana shops in Los Angeles won in last month's election with support from nearly every corner of the city, according to a Times analysis of election returns.
Proposition D received majority support in...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Sean “Diddy” Combs knows his way around the small screen — whether he’s launching reality competitions, peddling vodka in commercials, starring in music videos or doing guest spots on dramas.
But the hip-hop mogul’s next TV...