| Jun 22, 2013
For most of the last 25 years or so, the experience of pregnancy, labor and delivery has changed little for most women. But change is coming to the most traditional setting, the hospital.
And it's being spurred by midwives, labor coaches called doulas,...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have finally revealed the name of their baby girl, according to several reports.
And it's a doozy. The name is North, as in North West.
(They may as well have named her Doozy...)
PHOTOS: Oddly fantastic celebrity baby...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 12:14 PM
The Los Angeles Police Department plans to increase patrols in the Hollywood tourist district after the fatal stabbing of a woman earlier this week by a transient, Chief Charlie Beck said Friday.
In an interview with The Times, Beck said he had...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Police stations across Los Angeles beefed up security Tuesday after two detectives in an unmarked cruiser were ambushed and injured outside the LAPD's Wilshire Division station.
"While this seems like an isolated incident, out of an abundance of...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Homicide detectives investigating the burning death of a man who somehow became engulfed in flames at the West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval said there is no indication the incident was self-inflicted.
Investigators are studying a YouTube video of the...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:39 PM
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...
| Mar 3, 2013
The beloved mentor and his favorite student spent their final hours together holding hands on a hospital bed.
Jerry Buss was entering the final stage of his life after a long battle with cancer, and he wanted to spend some of it with Magic Johnson....
| Aug 6, 2013
| 3:48 PM
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.
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:54 PM
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...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 7:00 AM
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...