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  • Crowd dances, cheers as man burns during carnival

    Crowd dances, cheers as man burns during carnival
    Festival-goers can be seen on a video dancing to electronic music and cheering as a man becomes engulfed in flames during West Hollywood's annual Halloween carnival. Gilbert Estrada, 51, later died. The video posted on YouTube shows him lying...
  • Health officials warn flu is striking early this season

    Health officials warn flu is striking early this season
    It may be no surprise to snifflers stuck in doctor's office waiting rooms: The 2013-2014 influenza season appears to be picking up steam earlier than most flu seasons. On Friday, state and Los Angeles County health officials reported "sharp increases"...
  • Two men shot, woman detained in Hollywood shooting

    Police detained a woman for questioning Friday evening after two men were shot and wounded in a Hollywood apartment building. Shortly before 5 p.m., police were called to the building in the 1600 block of North Fuller Avenue just south of Hollywood...
  • Three killed, one hurt in Leimert Park SUV crash

    Three killed, one hurt in Leimert Park SUV crash
    Three people were killed early Sunday morning when their SUV crashed into a tree and erupted in flames in Leimert Park, authorities said. Officials said it was unclear what caused the crash, which was reported at 2:49 a.m. in the 2800 block of...
  • Woman rushed to hospital after jumping from Beverly Hills tower

    Woman rushed to hospital after jumping from Beverly Hills tower
    A woman leapt off a high-rise tower in Beverly Hills on Wednesday morning and was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, police said. The incident closed streets for hours. Beverly Hills police received a call about a woman on the roof of the building...
  • Woman who jumped from Beverly Hills tower dies, officials say

    Woman who jumped from Beverly Hills tower dies, officials say
    A woman who leaped off a high-rise tower in Beverly Hills early Wednesday has died, a city official said. Beverly Hills police received a call about a woman on the roof of a 15-story building at 414 N. Camden Drive about 7 a.m., city spokeswoman Therese...
  • Heart procedures like Bush's becoming 'routine,' cardiologists say

    President George W. Bush's successful heart surgery, which involved placement of a stent in a coronary artery, is performed roughly a million times a year nationwide, sometimes without even a night in the hospital, according to cardiologists. “The...
  • Who pays for the ambulance?

    Who pays for the ambulance?
    After an outpatient procedure last summer, Sidney Fallender was expecting to go straight home. But when two nurses tried to get the 93-year-old Sherman Oaks resident on his feet, they discovered he was unable to walk on his own. "The doctor told her...
  • For black infants, a precarious start in life

    For black infants, a precarious start in life
    The cramping came on quickly. Then the bleeding. Samantha Bradley was only six months pregnant. She had already miscarried once. She knew she needed to get to an emergency room. "I was in tears," she said. "The only thing I could think was 'Get me...
  • Fergie, Josh Duhamel have a baby boy

    Fergie and husband Josh Duhamel's baby has arrived! The Black Eyed Peas frontwoman and the "Safe Haven" star are now parents to Axl Jack Duhamel, who was born Thursday and weighed in at 7 pounds, 10 ounces, Duhamel's rep told The Times. Fergie, 38,...
  • Boy, 10, 'fighting for his life' after golf cart accident

    A 10-year-old boy was in grave condition Sunday after suffering a head injury in a vehicle accident in an exclusive gated community north of Beverly Hills, authorities said. The boy sustained a "severe head injury" when the modified golf cart in which...