Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times

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Fans without tickets to Kobe Bryant memorial urged to stay away, watch from home

L.A. Live will be barricaded during Kobe Bryant memorial on Monday. “Allow this event to go as smoothly as possible,” LAPD Chief Michel Moore says. → Read More

Was Kobe Bryant's pilot disoriented before crash? 'Spatial-d' is a big problem in aviation

Pilots and aviation experts say spatial disorientation could have played a role in the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant and eight others. → Read More

Pop Smoke's social media posts may have given his killers key clues

Detectives are examining whether rapper Pop Smoke's killers may have learned of his location at a Hollywood Hills home from social media posts. → Read More

Security video shows at least 4 suspects in rapper Pop Smoke shooting, sources say

Security camera video reviewed by detectives shows four suspects in the shooting of rapper Pop Smoke, and perhaps the getaway car, sources say. → Read More

Motive in slaying of Pop Smoke a mystery

While initial reports indicated that rapper Pop Smoke was killed in a home invasion robbery, police are still trying to sort out what happened. → Read More

Up-and-coming rapper Pop Smoke killed in Hollywood Hills home by masked gunmen, police say

Pop Smoke, a rising New York rapper, was shot and killed inside a home in the Hollywood Hills early Wednesday, a law enforcement source confirmed. → Read More

Kobe Bryant tribute at Staples Center expected to be restricted, with no outdoor viewing

There are no plans for a ceremony outside Staples Center during a ticket-only memorial for Kobe Bryant on Feb. 24, sources say. → Read More

Phones, electronic devices of those on Kobe Bryant helicopter could hold clues to crash

NTSB investigators hope the passengers' cellphones and the pilot’s iPad can help better understand the chaotic last moments of the flight. → Read More

Man sues Archdiocese of Los Angeles, Cardinal Mahony and ex-priest at center of abuse scandal

A 32-year-old man filed a lawsuit Wednesday against Cardinal Roger Mahony and an ex-priest who was returned to parish duties even after admitting to molesting more than 20 children. Mahony went on to reassign Michael Baker to nine other parishes, where he victimized other children. → Read More

Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna were buried in a private family service last week

Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna were buried in private family service last week → Read More

What's known, and unknown, about moments before Kobe Bryant helicopter crash

One witness described the Calabasas hillside as being "surrounded by mist" on a quiet Sunday morning last month. → Read More

Nearly two weeks into Kobe Bryant crash investigation, foggy weather a leading factor

Nearly two weeks into Kobe Bryant crash investigation, foggy weather a leading factor → Read More

NTSB releases photo of Kobe Bryant helicopter flying into cloud before crash and other images

As the crash investigation continues, NTSB releases images including one of Kobe Bryant's helicopter flying into clouds near crash site. → Read More

Kobe Bryant helicopter showed no signs of engine failure, NTSB says

Kobe Bryant helicopter showed no signs of engine failure, NTSB says → Read More

Rape charges against Newport Beach doctor, girlfriend to be dismissed today

Orange County Dist. Atty. Todd Spitzer announced Tuesday he was dropping all charges against Dr. Grant Robicheaux and girlfriend Cerissa Riley. → Read More

The powerful symbolism of memorializing Kobe and Gigi Bryant on 2/24 at Staples Center

The tribute will take place at 'the house that Kobe built' on a day that includes both Bryant's No. 24 and his daughter Gigi's No. 2. → Read More

Kobe Bryant public memorial set for Feb. 24 at Staples Center

The event will cap weeks of tributes across the city following the Jan. 26 crash that killed the Lakers icon, his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, and seven others → Read More

Key questions unanswered in Kobe Bryant crash as NTSB prepares preliminary report

In the 11 days since the Calabasas crash that killed Kobe Bryant and eight others, some details have been revealed. But many questions remain unanswered. → Read More

Search warrants served in cold case killing of Cal Poly student Kristin Smart

Nearly 24 years after Kristin Smart vanished from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, investigators and the FBI served search warrants in three locations → Read More

Frantic 911 callers report Kobe Bryant helicopter crash, cite foggy conditions

Authorities have made public 911 calls fielded by emergency operators the foggy morning of the fatal Kobe Bryant helicopter crash. → Read More