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Kobe Bryant's Helicopter Was Given ‘Special’ Permission to Fly Through Los Angeles Fog

Air traffic controllers were reportedly concerned about dense fog in the area.

los angeles times - Vice News
9:37am PST - January 27th, 2020

Factbox: Love and basketball - Profiles of Kobe helicopter crash victims

As investigators probed the cause of a helicopter crash that killed former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others, profiles emerged of the victims who perished in the weekend tragedy near Los Angeles.

los angeles times - Reuters
9:03am PST - January 27th, 2020

Highlights from the career of former NBA star Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant, who won five NBA championships with the Los Angeles Lakers, died at age 41 on Sunday in a helicopter crash in California. Here is biographical information on him and highlights from his career.

los angeles times - Reuters
2:52pm PST - January 26th, 2020

Kobe Bryant had an illustrious NBA career but faced controversies off the court

Former Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash alongside his daughter Gianna on Sunday. He was 41. Bryant, who retired from the NBA in 2016, had an illustrious basketball career that spanned 20 years. While Bryant was a beloved athlete …

los angeles times - Business Insider
2:41pm PST - January 26th, 2020

NBA Star Kobe Bryant Dies in Helicopter Crash: Reports

NBA star Kobe Bryant, considered one of the best basketball players of all time, died on Sunday in a helicopter crash. He was 41 years old.

los angeles times - Time
12:23pm PST - January 26th, 2020

Helicopter crash kills 5 in Calabasas, California; no survivors

Five people were killed when a helicopter slammed into a hillside near Malibu in Los Angeles County, authorities said.

los angeles times - USA Today
11:46am PST - January 26th, 2020

See inside the $26 million Bel Air estate where legendary Ford and Chrysler exec Lee Iacocca lived

Lee Iacocca's Bel Air estate has been listed at almost $26 million, six times more than he originally purchased the property for. Iacocca was a former executive of both Ford and Chrysler and is credited with saving Chrysler from bankruptcy. During its heyday,…

los angeles times - Business Insider
8:15am PST - January 24th, 2020

TikTok inks licensing deal with Merlin to use music from independent labels in videos and new Resso streaming service

TikTok, the fast-growing user-generated video app from China’s Bytedance, has been building a new music streaming service to compete against the likes of Spotify, Apple Music and Amazon Music. And today it’s announcing a deal that helps pave the way for a glo…

los angeles times - TechCrunch
4:02am PST - January 23rd, 2020

Delta Air Lines sued by California teachers over fuel dump

The Delta Air Lines plane jettisoned fuel over Los Angeles schools as it made an emergency landing.

los angeles times - BBC News
6:07am PST - January 18th, 2020

A mysterious and deadly virus from China could have infected 35 times more people than official totals, scientists warn

Concerns are mounting over a new, potentially fatal, respiratory virus that is spreading in Wuhan, China. Chinese officials said Saturday that 45 people have contracted the virus, four more than the last figure released. According to scientists in London, thi…

los angeles times - Business Insider
11:00pm PST - January 17th, 2020

Capitol Police gave senators phrase cards with suggestions to tell reporters covering impeachment to 'get out of my way'

Capitol Police gave US senators phrase cards to use to curb the press amid the Senate's impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. The cards include phrases such as "please get out of my way," "you are preventing me from doing my job," and "please do not to…

los angeles times - Business Insider
7:47pm PST - January 16th, 2020

Man released on parole after murdering stepmom now accused in 2nd killing

Timothy Chavira was released on parole in 2017. He's now accused of killing a woman last month.

los angeles times - ABC News
9:46am PST - January 15th, 2020

Michael Avenatti arrested at courthouse during hearing

Michael Avenatti shot to fame representing Stormy Daniels.

los angeles times - ABC News
7:49pm PST - January 14th, 2020

Homeless man arrested for attempting to kidnap girl from pizza restaurant

A homeless man has been arrested after attempting to kidnap a 6-year-old girl while she ate pizza with her family.

los angeles times - ABC News
11:45pm PST - January 11th, 2020

California considers state-brand drugs to fight “greedy pharmaceutical companies”

“The cost of healthcare is just too damn high," California governor says.

los angeles times - Ars Technica
8:45am PST - January 10th, 2020

Harvey Weinstein Has Been Charged With Sex Crimes in L.A. on the Eve of His New York Trial

Prosecutors charged Harvey Weinstein Monday with sexually assaulting two women on successive nights during Oscars week in 2013.

los angeles times - Time
6:34pm PST - January 6th, 2020

Rams Rumors: Wade Phillips Won't Return as Defensive Coordinator for 2020 Season

The Los Angeles Rams will not retain defensive coordinator Wade Phillips for the 2020 season, according to Gary Klein of the Los Angeles Times . Lindsey Thiry of ESPN also confirmed the news...

los angeles times - Bleacher Report
11:04am PST - January 6th, 2020

Weinstein rape trial begins with film producer facing up to life in prison

The rape trial of Harvey Weinstein, the former movie mogul who transformed the independent film world with award-winning movies like “Shakespeare in Love” and “The English Patient,” begins this week in Manhattan.

los angeles times - Reuters
10:19pm PST - January 5th, 2020

Exhibit your startup at TC Sessions: Mobility 2020

Mobility mavericks get ready to strut your stuff at TC Sessions: Mobility 2020 on May 14. Don’t miss our second annual day-long conference devoted to technologies that move people and parcels around the world in new, exciting ways. More than 1,000 of the indu…

los angeles times - TechCrunch
11:00am PST - January 2nd, 2020

11 astounding facts about Liechtenstein, the tiny European country that's 8 times smaller than Los Angeles and has the 2nd-highest per capita GDP in the world

Liechtenstein is a tiny European nation nestled between Switzerland and Austria. Home to about 38,000 people, it's the fourth-smallest and the second-least-visited country in Europe. With an area of only 62 square miles, it's nearly eight times smaller than t…

los angeles times - Business Insider
6:36am PST - December 31st, 2019

I took a private NYC tour in a vintage 1933 Buick with startup Nowaday and I saw a different side of the city

Nowaday provides New York tour experiences by taking visitors on a private, guided tour around Midtown in Jazz Age-era restored cars. I took one of its 60-minute long tours in a 1933 Buick Sedan with members of the Nowaday team while Josh, our chauffeur and t…

los angeles times - Business Insider
5:55am PST - December 29th, 2019