Citing privacy concerns, lawyers for Kirk Kerkorian's estate want a Los Angeles judge to block his widow from having access to his medical records for use in her bid for her claim to a third of the billionaire's assets, amounting to about $600 million based on the estate's $1.8 billion value at the time of his death.
Relatives, friends and firefighters from across the region flocked to the Long Beach Convention Center Tuesday to hail the life and service of Fire Department Capt. Dave Rosa, who was shot and killed while responding to a report of an explosion at a senior living facility.
Flowers, a notebook, a newspaper tied with white ribbon: these are some of the items placed at a makeshift memorial near the newsroom where a gunman shot dead five people in the US city of Annapolis.
Joe Jackson, the patriarch of the Jackson family, died Wednesday at the age of 89.
Mitzi Shore, the mother of actor Pauly Shore and longtime operator of The Comedy Store -- where many of the biggest names in comedy launched their careers -- died Wednesday at age 87.
Steven Bochco, the writer and producer behind the iconic 1980s and '90s TV shows "Hill Street Blues," "L.A. Law" and "NYPD Blue," died Sunday morning at the age of 74 after a long battle with leukemia.
When Kalman Aron first started drawing at age three in his Latvian hometown of Riga, he never dreamed that his particular art skill would enable him to survive another nine decades in a very hectic life.
World dignitaries, celebrities and academics on Wednesday mourned Stephen Hawking, the British physicist who died aged 76 after a cosmic career in which his mental genius transcended his physical disability to probe the secrets of the universe.
Hollywood studio executive and producer Jill Messick, who suffered from bipolar disorder, committed suicide this week, her family reported, citing Harvey Weinstein and one of his alleged victims, Rose McGowan, as contributing factors in the tragedy. Messick was 50.
Charles Manson, the man convicted of murdering Sharon Tate and six other people in the notorious summer of 1969, has died of natural causes in a California hospital.