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  • L.A. hospitals gird for rise in flu cases

    L.A. hospitals gird for rise in flu cases
    Despite a statewide drop in reported influenza cases, Los Angeles hospitals are preparing for this year's season to worsen in the coming weeks, fearful of the deadly H1N1 "swine flu" virus strain that is to blame for most of this year's flu deaths. H1N1...
  • 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...
  • Woman who jumped from Beverly Hills tower dies, officials say

    Woman who jumped from Beverly Hills tower dies, officials say
    A woman who leaped off a high-rise tower in Beverly Hills early Wednesday has died, a city official said. Beverly Hills police received a call about a woman on the roof of a 15-story building at 414 N. Camden Drive about 7 a.m., city spokeswoman Therese...
  • Jerry Stahl gets toxic for 'Happy Mutant Baby Pills'

     Jerry Stahl gets toxic for 'Happy Mutant Baby Pills'
    Jerry Stahl believes it's impossible to shock an audience anymore, but in his new novel, "Happy Mutant Baby Pills" (Harper Perennial, $14.99 pp.), he comes close. His main character, Lloyd, falls in love with a murderous woman named Nora who wants to...
  • 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...
  • 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"...
  • Autopsy released in fatal shooting of Hollywood publicist in 2010

    Autopsy released in fatal shooting of Hollywood publicist in 2010
    More than three years after Hollywood publicist Ronni Chasen was fatally shot in Beverly Hills, the L.A. County coroner's office released the autopsy in her case that reveals new details about the high-profile slaying. The report shows that Beverly...
  • Demand grows for ultra-luxurious apartments in Los Angeles

    Demand grows for ultra-luxurious apartments in Los Angeles
    Owners of an upscale apartment complex across the street from the popular Grove shopping center in Los Angeles are spending a fortune to make some of their best units even more luxurious — and more expensive to rent. In a handful of pricey...
  • Healthcare industry vested in success of Obamacare

    Healthcare industry vested in success of Obamacare
    WASHINGTON — President Obama's healthcare law, struggling to survive its botched rollout, now depends more than ever on insurance companies, doctor groups and hospitals — major forces in the industry that are committed to the law's success...
  • Wanda Coleman dies at 67; Watts native, L.A.'s unofficial poet laureate

    Wanda Coleman dies at 67; Watts native, L.A.'s unofficial poet laureate
    With her dark skin and "unconkable kinky hair," Wanda Coleman found growing up in Los Angeles in the 1950s often felt like torture. "The stultifying intellectual loneliness of my 1950s and '60s upbringing was dictated by my looks," she wrote years...