| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:36 PM
As Christine Darlene Calderon strolled down Hollywood’s Walk of Fame with her coworker just after sunset Tuesday, an amusing cardboard sign caught her eye.
She pulled out her cellphone to snap a picture of men displaying signs asking for money...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 6:19 AM
Three men are expected to be charged Friday in connection with the stabbing death of a woman next to the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
The three men, whom police describe as transients between 27 and 34 years old, were arrested in connection with the death of...
| 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...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 6:34 PM
The doctor can't see you now.
Consumers may hear that a lot more often after getting health insurance under President Obama's Affordable Care Act.
To hold down premiums, major insurers in California have sharply limited the number of doctors and...
| 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...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 2:54 PM
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.