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Harvey Weinstein’s Mixed Verdict Shows the Challenge of Prosecuting Sexual Assault

Celebrations rippled across social media, and the women whose claims helped topple Harvey Weinstein cheered as the convicted rapist was led out of the courtroom and taken into custody. “For once he won’t be sitting comfortably,” said actor Rose McGowan, who is one of the most vocal of Weinstein’s accusers. “For once he will know what it’s like to have power wrapped around his neck.” A jury on Monday found the former Hollywood mogul guilty of raping Jessica Mann, a former aspiring actor, in ...
Tags: New York, Hollywood, Crime, News, California, Washington, Time, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Harvey Weinstein, Courts, Rosie Perez, Gruber, New York Daily News, University Of Colorado, Perez


Roy Lewis Norris, Convicted ‘Tool Box Killer,’ Dies At California Medical Facility

VACAVILLE (AP) – Roy Lewis Norris one of the so-called “Tool Box Killers” who preyed on teenage girls in Southern California more than 40 years ago has died, state corrections officials said Tuesday. Norris and Lawrence Sigmond Bittaker kidnapped, raped, tortured and murdered five girls in 1979. Their nickname came from the tools like a screwdriver, pliers and an ice pick that they used on their victims. Norris, 72, died Monday at California Medical Facility, the state Department of Corrections ...
Tags: News, California, Local, Los Angeles, Ap, San Diego County, Southern California, Northern California, Vacaville, San Quentin State Prison, Norris, Bittaker, Richard J Donovan, Democratic Gov Gavin Newsom, Lawrence Sigmond Bittaker, Lawrence Sigmund Bittaker


Harvey Weinstein Hospitalized With Heart Palpitations After Rape Trial Verdict

Harvey Weinstein was rerouted to New York’s Bellevue Hospital on Monday while being transported to Rikers Island, his attorney, Donna Rotunno, told CNN. He was experiencing chest pains, heart palpitations and high blood pressure, she said. Juda Engelmayer, a spokesperson for Weinstein tells TIME in an emailed statement that, as of Tuesday morning, he could not provide additional information on Weinstein’s medical status, but that “he was taken [to a hospital] for precautionary measures.” Sh...
Tags: New York, News, Uncategorized, America, Los Angeles, Cnn, Bellevue, Harvey Weinstein, Manhattan, Cy Vance, Rikers Island, Weinstein, MACCALLUM, Bellevue Hospital, Onetime, Fox News Martha MacCallum


What to Know About the Harvey Weinstein Verdict

Tuesday: The announcement marks a watershed moment, but Mr. Weinstein still faces charges in Los Angeles. Also: Tributes to Kobe Bryant.
Tags: News, California, Los Angeles, Harvey Weinstein, Weinstein


Olympic Committee Member: 3 Months to Determine Coronavirus Impact on Tokyo Games

(TOKYO) — Dick Pound, the longest-serving member of the IOC, estimates there’s a three-month window to decide the fate of the Tokyo Olympics, which are being threatened by the fast-spreading virus from China. Pound, in an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, did not sound alarmist. But he did speak frankly about the risks facing the Olympics, which open July 24. Pound has been an International Olympic Committee member since 1978, 13 years longer than current President Thomas Bach....
Tags: South Korea, Europe, Japan, London, News, China, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Middle East, United Nations, Moscow, World Health Organization, Tokyo, Associated Press, Montreal, Ioc


Clippers snap 3-game skid with 124-97 rout of Grizzlies

Kawhi Leonard and the Los Angeles Clippers served notice on Monday night just how dominant they can be with a healthy roster. Leonard scored 25 points in three quarters as the Clippers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 124-97 rout of the Memphis Grizzlies. Montrezl Harrell had 22 points for Los Angeles, which led throughout and was up by 35 early in the second quarter.
Tags: News, Memphis Grizzlies, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Clippers, Clippers, Grizzlies, Kawhi Leonard, Leonard, Memphis Grizzlies Montrezl Harrell


Sabrina Ionescu's incredible journey from Kobe and Gigi's tribute to NCAA history

Sabrina Ionescu's day started in Los Angeles at the touching memorial service for Kobe and Gigi Bryant. Ionescu gave an emotional eulogy at the event, touching on her connection with the Bryant family and her mentorship of Gigi. Later, she would fly back to the Bay Area where she made NCAA history against Stanford as the first student-athlete to record 2,000+ points, 1,000+ assists and 1,000+ rebounds in her career.
Tags: News, Celebrity, Stanford, Los Angeles, Gigi, Ncaa, Bay Area, Bryant, Kobe, Sabrina Ionescu, Gigi Bryant Ionescu


California Lawmakers: Eye Limits On Housing Project Fees

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In their latest bid to combat California’s affordable housing crisis, state lawmakers on Monday announced a package of bills to limit development fees that can add tens of thousands of dollars to the price of a new home. However, local governments depend heavily on the fees, which typically are used to pay for schools, roads and parks. Lawmakers said they were discussing those needs but have not yet decided how the fees might be replaced. The fees are “vital to local go...
Tags: News, California, Local, Syndicated Local, California News, Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Ap, San Diego, Orange County, San Francisco Bay Area, Affordable Housing, Concord, Assembly, FREMONT


Man Drives Jeep Off 6-Story Roof of Los Angeles-Area Garage

A man drove his Jeep off the the sixth floor of a Los Angeles-area parking garage and was taken to a hospital in critical condition.
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Kobe and Gianna Bryant Mourned by Los Angeles in Star-Filled Tribute

Nearly a month after the Lakers star and his daughter died in a helicopter crash, thousands filled Staples Center to pay tribute.
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Staples Center, Lakers, Kobe, Gianna Bryant Mourned


Kobe Bryant Funeral Held In Los Angeles

On Monday, mourners gathered at the Staples Center in Los Angeles to remember and celebrate the life of former NBA player Kobe Bryant.
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Nba, Kobe Bryant, Staples Center


Memorable moments from Kobe Bryant memorial: Vanessa Bryant's emotional eulogy, Michael Jordan's speech

The world mourns Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, at a memorial service in their honor at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Follow for updates.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Los Angeles, Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Usa Today, Staples Center, Gianna, Vanessa Bryant


Flames answer Oilers' trades by acquiring two defensemen

The Calgary Flames have acquired defensemen Erik Gustafsson from Chicago and Derek Forbort from Los Angeles. The Flames sent a 2020 third-round pick to the Blackhawks for Gustafsson and a conditional 2021 fourth-rounder to the Kings for Forbort. Rival Edmonton over the past 24 hours acquired defenseman Mike Green and forward Andreas Athanasiou from Detroit and forward Tyler Ennis from Ottawa.
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Chicago, Detroit, Calgary Flames, Oilers, Buffalo Sabres, Blackhawks, Tyler Ennis, Erik Gustafsson, Gustafsson, Derek Forbort, Mike Green, Andreas Athanasiou, Forbort Rival Edmonton


Harvey Weinstein still faces charges in Los Angeles

Harvey Weinstein, facing at least five years in prison after a New York jury found him guilty of sex crimes, still has more charges to deal with in California.
Tags: New York, Los Angeles, Cnn, Harvey Weinstein


Michael Jordan Gives Emotional Eulogy at Kobe Bryant’s Memorial

During Monday’s memorial service honoring Kobe Bryant, Gianna Bryant and the seven others who lost their lives in a helicopter accident on Jan. 26, NBA legend Michael Jordan gave a heartfelt speech about the basketball star, reminiscing about their relationship and what Bryant meant to the world. “Kobe was my dear friend, he was like a little brother,” Jordan said at the memorial service at Staples Center in Los Angeles to the thousands in attendance. “When Kobe died, a little piece of me d...
Tags: News, California, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Michael Jordan, Basketball, Nba, Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Staples Center, Bryant, Kobe, Gianna, Shaquille, Jordan Jordan, Rob Pelinka


Mourners gather in Los Angeles to honor the lives of Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna

• Read Vanessa Bryant's speech at the memorial for Kobe and Gigi Bryant • Remembering Kobe Bryant: Tickets or no tickets, fans flock to Staples Center • WATCH CNN: Memorial service underway
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Stories, Kobe Bryant, Kobe, Gianna, Vanessa Bryant, Gigi Bryant


Kobe Bryant Memorial Held In Los Angeles

On Monday, mourners gathered at the Staples Center in Los Angeles to remember and celebrate the life of former NBA player Kobe Bryant.
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Nba, Staples Center, Kobe Bryant Memorial


Latest from Kobe Bryant memorial: Jimmy Kimmel introduces Vanessa Bryant for emotional eulogy

The world mourns Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, at a memorial service in their honor at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Follow for updates.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Jimmy Kimmel, Los Angeles, Kobe Bryant, Usa Today, Staples Center, Gianna, Vanessa Bryant


In photos: Los Angeles celebrates the life of Kobe Bryant

Thousands have gathered inside and around the Staples Center on Monday, February 24, to pay respects to Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna.
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Stories, Kobe Bryant, Staples Center


Vanessa Bryant Sues Helicopter Operator for Deaths of Husband Kobe Bryant and Daughter

(LOS ANGELES) — Kobe Bryant‘s widow on Monday sued the owner of the helicopter that crashed in fog and killed the former Los Angeles Lakers star and their 13-year-old daughter last month. The wrongful death lawsuit filed by Vanessa Bryant in Los Angeles Superior Court said the pilot was careless and negligent by flying in cloudy conditions Jan. 26 and should have aborted the flight. Pilot Ara Zobayan was among the nine people killed in the crash. The lawsuit names Island Express Helicopters...
Tags: News, California, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Courts, Kobe Bryant, DOE, Los Angeles Lakers, National Transportation Safety Board, Bryant, Los Angeles Superior Court, Calabasas, Vanessa Bryant, Onetime, Island Express, Zobayan


Latest from Kobe Bryant memorial: Vanessa Bryant delivers emotional eulogy, Michael Jordan speaks

The world mourns Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, at a memorial service in their honor at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Follow for updates.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Los Angeles, Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Usa Today, Staples Center, Gianna, Vanessa Bryant


Thousands Expected To Attend Kobe Bryant Memorial In Los Angeles

Some 20,000 people got tickets to say farewell to NBA great Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. People without tickets were being urged to watch at home. (Image credit: Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images)
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Nba, Kobe Bryant, Staples Center, Gianna, Los Angeles People


WATCH: Thousands Expected To Attend Kobe Bryant Memorial In Los Angeles

Some 20,000 people got tickets to say farewell to NBA great Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. People without tickets were being urged to watch at home. (Image credit: Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images)
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Nba, Kobe Bryant, Staples Center, Gianna, Los Angeles People


Thousands Attend Kobe Bryant Memorial In Los Angeles

Some 20,000 people got tickets to say farewell to NBA great Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. People without tickets were being urged to watch at home. (Image credit: Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images)
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Nba, Kobe Bryant, Staples Center, Gianna, Los Angeles People


Latest from Kobe Bryant memorial: Emotional ceremony begins at Staples Center

The world mourns Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, at a memorial service in their honor at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Follow for updates.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Los Angeles, Kobe Bryant, Usa Today, Staples Center, Gianna


Warner Records Promotes Norva Denton to Senior VP of A&R

Norva Denton has been promoted to Senior Vice President of A&R for Warner Records, the company announced today. Denton is based at the label’s Los Angeles headquarters and reports to label CEO and co-chairman Aaron Bay-Schuck. “Norva is the perfect fit for our revitalized A&R department, as he brings youthful energy, solid relationships, and a […]
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Denton, Aaron Bay Schuck, Warner Records, Norva Denton, R. Norva Denton


Harvey Weinstein Guilty of Rape and Sex Assault but Acquitted of Most Serious Charges

Harvey Weinstein was convicted Monday of sex assault and rape in the third degree but acquitted of more serious charges that could have put him in prison for life, a triumphant but bittersweet moment for the #MeToo movement and for the dozens of women whose claims helped topple the former Hollywood titan. On the fifth day of deliberations, a Manhattan jury found Weinstein guilty of raping Jessica Mann, a former aspiring actor, in 2013 and of sexually assaulting Mimi Haleyi, a former “Projec...
Tags: New York, Hollywood, News, Washington, Time, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, New York Times, Bill Cosby, Harvey Weinstein, Manhattan, Courts, Haley, Mann, Weinstein, Hollywood Hills


Kobe and Gianna Bryant's memorial service

Mourners will gather in Los Angeles to honor the lives of Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna. Follow here for the latest.
Tags: Los Angeles, Cnn, Kobe Bryant, Kobe, Gianna Bryant, Gianna Follow


In Los Angeles, a Hug That Seems to Never (Ever) End

Even in the age of consent, this embrace can last longer than a Scorsese movie.
Tags: News, California, Los Angeles, Scorsese, Maddie, Martin, Jennifer, Aniston, Antioch College, Corman, Los Angeles (Calif


How to watch Kobe Bryant's memorial

Crowds of mourners will gather in Los Angeles on Monday to honor the lives of Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna.
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