| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:20 PM
Entertainment giant AEG Live scored a major win in the Michael Jackson case after a Los Angeles jury unanimously decided that the concert promoter was not liable in the singer's death.
The jury -- which found that AEG hired Dr. Conrad Murray and...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 11:01 PM
Conrad Murray, the doctor convicted in 2011 of involuntary manslaughter in the death of pop star Michael Jackson, was released from prison early Monday, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Deputy Mark Pope said.
Murray, 60, was sentenced to the...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 3:05 AM
Conrad Murray, the doctor convicted in the death of pop star Michael Jackson, was released from Men's Central Jail at 12:01 a.m. Monday, authorities confirmed.
Upon his release, Murray, who served two years behind bars for the 2011 involuntary-...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 11:39 AM
As her client left jail under cover of darkness early Monday, the attorney for Conrad Murray -- the doctor convicted in the death of Michael Jackson -- said he did not receive special treatment.
Murray served roughly two years of the maximum four-year...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Final arguments in the nearly five-month Michael Jackson wrongful death trial began Tuesday in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom where jurors will be asked to decide whether one of the country’s most powerful entertainment firms is responsible for...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:36 PM
San Francisco police confirmed Thursday evening that a 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of a Dodgers fan the night before.
Michael Montgomery of Lodi was in custody and would be charged in the slaying of Jonathan...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 8:51 PM
Two months ago, the Los Angeles Ethics Commission called for new and stringent limits on gifts to the city's politicians, saying such niceties can undermine the public's confidence in government when they come from people doing business at City Hall....
| Oct 24, 2013
| 6:30 AM
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When officials at Madison Square Garden Entertainment were recently deciding who should be first to perform at the revamped Forum when it opens Jan. 15, they turned to the Eagles, a band that had...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 2:19 PM
As far as the NFL and Los Angeles go, all is quiet on the Western front.
Or maybe we just need to look more closely.
The leading location remains AEG's downtown Farmers Field. Phil Anschutz's exclusive bargaining window is open until November 2014. It...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 5:17 PM
The Los Angeles City Council smartly — and unanimously — passed a ban Wednesday on the use of bullhooks to manage elephants in performances and exhibitions in the city. Not only does the ban prohibit the sharp-edged fire-poker-like device that...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:18 AM
Jeffrey Deitch says his next move in the art world following his premature exit as director of Los Angeles' Museum of Contemporary Art will happen in New York City: a bid to create a “hybrid” between a museum mounting exhibitions geared to a...