Oscar-winning writer and director Curtis Hanson has died aged 71.Read the full story ›
A German dubbed the "Hollywood Arsonist" is facing decades in prison for setting dozens of fires which caused over £2m in damage.Read the full story ›
A man wearing a Zorro costume was arrested after reports of a gunman at Los Angeles International Airport turned out to be false.Read the full story ›
A school in Los Angeles went into lockdown on Friday after a mountain lion was spotted roaming its campus.Read the full story ›
Shehada Issa, 69, has been charged with one count of premeditated murder as a hate crime in relation to the death of his son Amir.Read the full story ›
The electrician, who was only on his second day on the job, reportedly plummeted some 800ft before landing on a passing car below.Read the full story ›
A lion famed for walking past the landmark Hollywood sign is the prime suspect in a 14-year-old koala's killing after being caught on CCTV.Read the full story ›
A brawl involving several women broke out on an plane after two intoxicated women began blasting music and refused to turn it down.Read the full story ›
Actor Will Ferrell has confirmed himself as a co-owner of Major League Soccer's latest franchise Los Angeles FC.Read the full story ›
More than 1,000 schools in the Los Angeles area have been forced to close due to a "safety threat".
All schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District were ordered to shut because of the threat.
Around 640,000 students go to school in the area, from kindergarten through to 12th grade.
The FBI has been notified of the threat, the validity of which is still being investigated.
Teachers were asked to stay at home, with employers urged to show the "maximum possible flexibility".