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  • Crowd dances, cheers as man burns during Halloween carnival

    Crowd dances, cheers as man burns during Halloween 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...
  • West Hollywood burning death: Some bystanders rushed to man's aid

    West Hollywood burning death: Some bystanders rushed to man's aid
    The last thing Derek Easley expected to see on Halloween in West Hollywood was a man running through the crowd, flailing and on fire. He came out of nowhere, fully engulfed in flames ”like a torch,” the actor, writer and producer said of the...
  • 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, 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,...
  • Senator: Hospitals reducing treatment errors, but problems remain

    Senator: Hospitals reducing treatment errors, but problems remain
    Calling hospital errors "heartbreaking," U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) on Friday released a report detailing how some California hospitals are reducing medical mistakes that can cause infections, incorrect administration of drugs, falls and other...
  • 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...