| Apr 30, 2015
| 6:31 AM
Dirk Shafer, the former Playgirl model whose experiences as a closeted gay man became the subject of the mock documentary “Man of the Year,” had toxic levels of cocaine and methamphetamine in his body that caused his death last month,...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 4:30 AM
Even in their 80s, Dick and Jerry Van Dyke still have their big-brother, little-brother dynamic.
"I looked up to him as a kid," said Jerry, 83, the more gregarious of the two, best known for his Emmy-nominated role as Luther in the 1989-97 ABC comedy...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 4:45 AM
George Takei wears a fitted white spacesuit, vinyl boots and stoic expression as he stands before a green screen in a Hollywood production facility.
He's laser-focused as he faces the cameras, but when he unleashes his lines on a Monday afternoon, it'...
| Apr 5, 2015
| 5:24 PM
A funeral service will be held for Crystal Cathedral founder Robert Schuller this month at the church his family made famous, a family representative said.
The service will be held April 20 at 10 a.m. at the Christ Cathedral in Garden Grove --...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 9:37 PM
Jeremy Brown, the guitarist for the band Scott Weiland & the Wildabouts, has died at his home in Venice, the day before the band’s debut album was set for release.
A cause of death for Brown, 34, has not been determined, his publicist, Diana...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 9:00 PM
About 30 students in an Occidental College history course had a surprise guest speaker for their April Fools' Day lecture: Alec Baldwin.
But the "30 Rock" star entered the classroom dressed as President Abraham Lincoln. He donned a beard and a cap as he...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 3:00 AM
"Wake up, Turbo," Mark Schultz said, talking to his phone. The Droid Turbo didn't respond.
"Wake up, Turbo," he prodded again. "Wake up, Turbo! Call Bennett Miller."
The screen remained blank, so he sighed and dialed the "Foxcatcher" director's number...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 7:55 PM
Television producer Jill Blackstone was released from custody Wednesday after her arrest in connection to the death of her deaf, partially blind sister, authorities said.
About 12:40 p.m. Saturday, the Los Angeles Fire Department was called to a home in...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 8:59 PM
A former “Survivor” producer was sentenced Thursday to 12 years in a Mexican prison in connection with the 2010 death of his wife.
A Mexican judge handed down a guilty verdict and issued the sentence for Bruce Beresford-Redman, according...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 8:06 PM
Actor Gary Busey allegedly hit and injured a woman as he was backing up in a shopping center parking lot in Malibu on Friday afternoon.
The incident occurred about 3 p.m. in the 29200 block of Pacific Coast Highway, according to the Los Angeles County...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 6:53 PM
Already facing murder and attempted murder charges, former rap impresario Marion “Suge” Knight faces yet another felony stemming from a robbery alleged to have occurred last year, prosecutors confirmed Wednesday.
Knight, 49, was charged with...