| Nov 22, 2013
| 8:06 PM
The mystery began four days ago when Darwin Vela took his chocolate Labrador for a walk in the West Adams district. Minutes later, Vela's fiancee found the dog whimpering outside with blood on his leash and no sign of the 22-year-old man.
| Nov 23, 2013
| 8:44 AM
Police are investigating the case of a man who says he was kidnapped and held prisoner days before he was set to testify in a criminal case.
Darwin Vela went missing Tuesday while walking his dog.
Police searched for Vela, who was scheduled to testify...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 12:34 PM
A Los Angeles man's story of being kidnapped while walking his dog last week -- just days before he was supposed to testify in a celebrity-linked burglary case -- has been deemed a ruse, police said.
Police spent three days looking for Darwin Vela, 22,...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 7:00 AM
You know you've seen her somewhere. She's funny, she's (usually) a redhead — maybe she's Kathy Griffin? No, not her.
Who is she? That actress who has been in a million romantic comedies? Always the sidekick? You must know her name.
| Apr 17, 2014
| 11:55 AM
Two weeks ago when Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin announced they were divorcing, many focused on the labored "conscious uncoupling" argot used in their announcement, which was posted on Paltrow's lifestyle website goop.com.
Elaine Lui, the...
| Mar 30, 2014
Jay Leno may have tossed "The Tonight Show" keys to Jimmy Fallon, but the comedian who hosted the late-night institution for two decades is hardly settling down.
Two days after his name flickered out on the studio marquee in Burbank, Calif., in...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Well, this is awkward. Actress Gwyneth Paltrow and her musician husband, Chris Martin of Coldplay, bought a house in Malibu for $14 million, then they turned around and announced their "conscious uncoupling."
Uncoupling papers will no doubt eventually...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 1:02 PM
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"American Dream Builders" are tasked...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 3:30 AM
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Kevin Gausman likes his new look. After he debuted a new pair of prescription glasses and mowed down a representative Boston Red Sox lineup Saturday night at JetBlue Park, the 23-year-old right hander joked that wearing his new...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 5:08 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Since Manny Machado's freak knee injury occurred last September under one of the most routine circumstances — his left knee buckled when his foot landed awkwardly as he rounded first base —the 21-year-old couldn't help...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 7:09 AM
After the coffee. Before seeing how "Cosmos" did in the ratings.
The Skinny: Man there was a lot of good TV last night. We had the "True Detective" finale, the return of "The Good Wife," the debuts of "Cosmos" and "Resurrection," and, of course,...