Australian model who slapped an attendant on United Airlines flight in drunken assault avoids jail, sentenced to three years probation
Australian model who slapped an attendant on United Airlines flight in drunken assault avoids jail, sentenced to three years probation

Mornyang was nine hours into a January 21 flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles and had apparently been drinking wine excessively when she began "yelling obscenities and racial slurs and flailing her arms," prosecutors said in their sentencing memorandum

LA County sheriff's sex crimes detective admits assaulting 15-year-old victim whose case he investigated
LA County sheriff's sex crimes detective admits assaulting 15-year-old victim whose case he investigated

Neil David Kimball, 46, pleaded guilty to felony lewd act on a child and felony unlawful sexual intercourse and is expected to be sentenced to three years in jail

Risk of dementia can be significantly reduced with regular exercise and proper diet no matter what your genes say
Risk of dementia can be significantly reduced with regular exercise and proper diet no matter what your genes say

The research found that the risk of dementia was 32% lower in people with a high genetic risk if they follow healthy behaviors such as regular physical activity, healthy diet, no smoking, and moderate alcohol consumption

Anti-ICE protestors replace US flag with Mexican flag, vandalize 'Blue Lives Matter' flag outside detention facility
Anti-ICE protestors replace US flag with Mexican flag, vandalize 'Blue Lives Matter' flag outside detention facility

The 'Blue Lives Matter' flag honoring the law enforcement outside the Colorado detention center was spray-painted with the words 'Abolish ICE'

4-year-old California boy who 'drowned' in pool at parents' residence begged not to be sent there: 'Don't send me back, grandma'
4-year-old California boy who 'drowned' in pool at parents' residence begged not to be sent there: 'Don't send me back, grandma'

Noah Cuatro was rushed to Children's Hospital, Los Angeles, on July 5 with injuries that were not consistent with drowning and died the following morning

Devastated couple sue IVF clinic for implanting their embryo in wrong woman who ended up giving birth to their son
Devastated couple sue IVF clinic for implanting their embryo in wrong woman who ended up giving birth to their son

Anni and Ashot Manukyan, an Armenian-American couple, are suing the CHA Fertility Center in Los Angeles for "unspecified compensatory and punitive damages."

Jim Bouton, former New York Yankees pitcher and author of controversial 'Ball Four' book, dies at 80
Jim Bouton, former New York Yankees pitcher and author of controversial 'Ball Four' book, dies at 80

Jim Bouton, the former New York Yankees pitcher who shocked and angered the conservative baseball world with the tell-all book 'Ball Four' has died at 80 after a long battle with brain disease

America's 'euphoria' problem: Teens getting high on painkillers likely to start using heroin by the time they leave high school
America's 'euphoria' problem: Teens getting high on painkillers likely to start using heroin by the time they leave high school

On average, 130 people die in the US every day from an opioid overdose and the economic burden comes to $78.5 billion a year, as per estimates by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Central Park Five: Korey Wise buys $925,000 penthouse in New York overlooking iconic landmark
The Central Park Five: Korey Wise buys $925,000 penthouse in New York overlooking iconic landmark

Two decades after being wrongfully convicted for the rape of a jogger at the age of 16, Wise has purchased an apartment with a view of Central Park, the scene of the crime that turned his life upside-down.

Late Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs wanted to start a family and 'his children to be able to see him pitch'
Late Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs wanted to start a family and 'his children to be able to see him pitch'

The 27-year-old pitcher, who was found dead in his Texas hotel room on July 1, spoke along with his wife about his future plans in an interview

Another, stronger earthquake measuring 7.1 rattles Southern California, roads and buildings damaged
Another, stronger earthquake measuring 7.1 rattles Southern California, roads and buildings damaged

There is about a 1-in-10 chance that another 7.0 quake could hit within the next week, said Lucy Jones, a seismologist at the California Institute of Technology and a former science adviser at the U.S. Geological Survey.

Ted Cruz slams Colin Kaepernick for selectively quoting Frederick Douglass' historic July 4 address to denounce police brutality
Ted Cruz slams Colin Kaepernick for selectively quoting Frederick Douglass' historic July 4 address to denounce police brutality

Critics pointed out he had not included some sections of the speech, where Douglass spoke of hope for the future

California could be hit by a much bigger earthquake within days, say experts even as 5.4 aftershock jolts region
California could be hit by a much bigger earthquake within days, say experts even as 5.4 aftershock jolts region

Accordong to media reports, at least 159 aftershocks of magnitude 2.5 or greater were recorded after the earthquake

Massive 6.4 earthquake rattles Southern California, the strongest to hit the region in 20 years
Massive 6.4 earthquake rattles Southern California, the strongest to hit the region in 20 years

People from Las Vegas to the Pacific Coast reported feeling a rolling motion and took to social media to report it.

Woman who killed 91-year-old Holocaust survivor in hit-and-run case faces 11 years in jail
Woman who killed 91-year-old Holocaust survivor in hit-and-run case faces 11 years in jail

68-year-old Joyce Bernann McKinney has been charged with one felony count each of assault with a deadly weapon, an automobile, hit-and-run driving resulting in death and vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence

Los Angeles Angels refute claims pitcher Tyler Skaggs died of a drug overdose in Texas hotel
Los Angeles Angels refute claims pitcher Tyler Skaggs died of a drug overdose in Texas hotel

The pitcher was found unresponsive in his hotel room near Dallas on Monday, just two days after his conclusive performance for the LA Angels

Hunter Biden dated his widowed sister-in-law after a crack binge and married his girlfriend just a week after meeting her
Hunter Biden dated his widowed sister-in-law after a crack binge and married his girlfriend just a week after meeting her

The younger Biden son, in a candid interview, revealed that he has struggled with alcohol and cocaine addiction for decades

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, 27, found dead in Texas hotel room, game against Rangers postponed
Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, 27, found dead in Texas hotel room, game against Rangers postponed

The team said it happened Monday in Texas but provided no other immediate details. Skaggs started the Angels' game Saturday night against the Athletics. Their game against the Texas Rangers on Monday night has been postponed.

Bruce Davis, former Manson family member, set to be released on parole after serving 47 years in jail
Bruce Davis, former Manson family member, set to be released on parole after serving 47 years in jail

The 76-year-old was cleared for release following a five-hour parole hearing at the California Men's Colony in San Luis Obispo on Friday morning

Mackenzie Lueck case: Police say Utah student was murdered after they find burned evidence and her belongings at suspect's home
Mackenzie Lueck case: Police say Utah student was murdered after they find burned evidence and her belongings at suspect's home

Salt Lake City police chief Mike Brown said 31-year-old Ayoola A. Ajayi will be charged with aggravated murder, kidnaping and desecration of a body in the death of the 23 year old

Boxer who live-streamed aftermath of DUI crash that killed 29-year-old pregnant mother, unborn child sentenced to 10 years
Boxer who live-streamed aftermath of DUI crash that killed 29-year-old pregnant mother, unborn child sentenced to 10 years

Marcos A Forestal’s BMW plowed head-on into pregnant mother Krystil Kincaid in California on September 9, killing the woman and her unborn child

Last known images of missing University of Utah student released as police identifies 'person of interest'
Last known images of missing University of Utah student released as police identifies 'person of interest'

The still shots of 23-year-old Mackenzie Lueck were taken from Salt Lake City International Airport videotape and she is seen exiting the airport's departure area around 2 am on June 17, the day she went missing

Two-year-old girl struck by foul ball at Astros game suffered skull fracture, brain contusion, bleeding and seizure, attorney says
Two-year-old girl struck by foul ball at Astros game suffered skull fracture, brain contusion, bleeding and seizure, attorney says

In the first update on her condition since the unfortunate incident on May 29, the family's lawyer revealed the extent of her injuries.

Ex-USC gynecologist charged in sex assaults of 16 patients, faces more than 50 years in prison
Ex-USC gynecologist charged in sex assaults of 16 patients, faces more than 50 years in prison

Dr. George Tyndall has been the subject of a Los Angeles police investigation for more than a year after patients claimed sexual abuse or harassment by the gynecologist.

Judith Krantz, author of 'Scruples' and other sensational romances, dies at 91
Judith Krantz, author of 'Scruples' and other sensational romances, dies at 91

Her first novel — 'Scruples' in 1978 — became a best-seller. Krantz's books have been translated into 52 languages and sold more than 85 million copies worldwide. They inspired a series of hit miniseries with the help of her husband, film and television producer Steve Krantz.

91-year-old Holocaust survivor killed in hit-and-run at the same spot he met with accident 15 years ago
91-year-old Holocaust survivor killed in hit-and-run at the same spot he met with accident 15 years ago

Gennady Bolotsky, of Valley Village, was run over by the driver of a white pickup truck, with police offering a $50,000 reward for information on the driver

Children detained at border don't need soaps, toothbrushes and beds to be 'safe and sanitary', argues Justice Dept lawyer
Children detained at border don't need soaps, toothbrushes and beds to be 'safe and sanitary', argues Justice Dept lawyer

The federal government, earlier this month, also scrapped English language classes, recreational programs like soccer games and legal aid for detained children

Greenland may be ice-free in future if greenhouse gas emissions are not cut significantly, warn researchers
Greenland may be ice-free in future if greenhouse gas emissions are not cut significantly, warn researchers

The study cautions that if emissions remain on their current path, the melting ice from Greenland alone could contribute as much as 24 feet to global sea level rise by the year 3000, which would put much of San Francisco, Los Angeles, New Orleans and other cities under water

LA woman locked her malnourished son in closet for three years before 10-year-old was found dead weighing just 34 pounds
LA woman locked her malnourished son in closet for three years before 10-year-old was found dead weighing just 34 pounds

Yonatan Daniel Aguilar was found dead wrapped inside a blanket at his home in Echo Park in 2016. Responding officers said the boy did not look older than 6 years of age

33K pounds of cocaine worth over $1bn on the street seized in the US at Philadephia port
33K pounds of cocaine worth over $1bn on the street seized in the US at Philadephia port

Authorities said the haul could have been worth more than $1 billion on the street. The US attorney’s office in Philadelphia announced the massive bust on Twitter on Tuesday afternoon, saying that law enforcement agents found the cocaine on a ship at the Packer Marine Terminal.

Thousands of rape kits found untested after evidence was collected spark calls for introduction of tracking system
Thousands of rape kits found untested after evidence was collected spark calls for introduction of tracking system

The process of collecting evidence of sexual assault using 'rape kits' is often a long and invasive procedure that lasts four to six hours and sees the victim's body treated like a crime scene

Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen who made them NFL champions dies at age 75
Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen who made them NFL champions dies at age 75

Elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame this year, Bowlen was the first owner in NFL history to have his team win 300 games — including playoffs — in three decades

'Shark Tank' judge Barbara Corcoran's brother found dead in a Dominican Republic hotel
'Shark Tank' judge Barbara Corcoran's brother found dead in a Dominican Republic hotel

The tragic news comes amid a rash of deaths of US tourists in the popular Caribbean vacation spot and which have grabbed worldwide attention.

Joe Biden's son Hunter secretly marries South African girlfriend just a month after split from late brother's widow
Joe Biden's son Hunter secretly marries South African girlfriend just a month after split from late brother's widow

Hunter recently got married to Melissa Cohen, a South African native and multiple reports have said that the couple tied the knot in Los Angeles on May 16

US soccer star Megan Rapinoe refuses to sing national anthem before World Cup match as an "F You to Trump"
US soccer star Megan Rapinoe refuses to sing national anthem before World Cup match as an "F You to Trump"

"It's kind of a good ‘F you' to any sort of inequality or bad sentiments that the [Trump] administration might have towards people who don't look exactly like him," Rapinoe said in an interview earlier

Thousands of Americans lives can be saved if global warming is limited to 1.5°C: Study
Thousands of Americans lives can be saved if global warming is limited to 1.5°C: Study

Climate change is projected to increase heat-related mortality in the US, Europe, the Americas, East, and Southeast Asia, Australia, the Middle East, and North Africa

OJ Simpson says 'life is fine' for him 25 years after murders of ex-wife Nicole Brown and her friend
OJ Simpson says 'life is fine' for him 25 years after murders of ex-wife Nicole Brown and her friend

After 25 years living under the shadow of one of the nation’s most notorious murder cases, Simpson says his life now is fine.

"Never happened": Robin Givens denies having affair with Brad Pitt, rubbishes ex Mike Tyson's claims he caught them in bed
"Never happened": Robin Givens denies having affair with Brad Pitt, rubbishes ex Mike Tyson's claims he caught them in bed

Iron Mike's former wife also refuted the boxer's claims that Pitt "looked ready to receive his last rites" when he caught them together in a car

Alabama allows rapists to retain parental rights, claim custody of offspring as victims suffer under abortion ban: Report
Alabama allows rapists to retain parental rights, claim custody of offspring as victims suffer under abortion ban: Report

There is no statute in Alabama terminating parental rights for a person found to have conceived a child by rape or incest

Wildfire erupts near Six Flags Magic Mountain, Hurricane Harbor amusement park, sets off mass evacuation
Wildfire erupts near Six Flags Magic Mountain, Hurricane Harbor amusement park, sets off mass evacuation

Firefighters battled the 40-acre blaze in hot, dry and windy conditions during the first day of a heat wave baking the region in nearly 100-degree (37.8-Celsius) heat

Living With Freedom | Even after being proven innocent, Rafael Madrigal is still awaiting justice from the State of California
Living With Freedom | Even after being proven innocent, Rafael Madrigal is still awaiting justice from the State of California

In July 2000, Madrigal was charged with committing a drive-by shooting in East Los Angeles on behalf of the Ford Maravilla gang, following which he was convicted in 2002 with a prison sentence of 25 years to life

Man with 'mental capacity of 2-year-old' dies after being left inside hot car as temperatures hit 93 degrees
Man with 'mental capacity of 2-year-old' dies after being left inside hot car as temperatures hit 93 degrees

Authorities are now seeking 25-year-old Emmanuel Arellano for involuntary manslaughter and elder abuse in the death of 51-year-old Timothy Cortinas

Living With Freedom | Timothy Atkins still struggles to clear his name after being wrongfully imprisoned for 23 years
Living With Freedom | Timothy Atkins still struggles to clear his name after being wrongfully imprisoned for 23 years

Atkins was wrongfully incarcerated for 32 years to life after a witness falsified her testimony. He was just 17 years old at the time.

Leader of La Luz Del Mundo charged with rape of minor, human trafficking and child pornography in California
Leader of La Luz Del Mundo charged with rape of minor, human trafficking and child pornography in California

The church, whose name translates to The Light of the World, has been the subject of child sex abuse allegations for years but authorities in Mexico have never filed criminal charges.

California man serving life imprisonment for joyriding freed after state eases three strikes law
California man serving life imprisonment for joyriding freed after state eases three strikes law

Kenneth Oliver, now 52, was given the life sentence at 29 under California's strict "three strikes" sentencing law for repeat felons. His attorneys say it's unconscionable that he was set to die in prison for nonviolent crimes.

New York all set to become the first state in US to ban cat declawing
New York all set to become the first state in US to ban cat declawing

Supporters of a ban in New York include animal welfare advocates, cat owners and veterinarians who argue the practice is cruel and barbaric since it involves the amputation of a cat's toes back to the first knuckle.

Living With Freedom | The triumph of Obie Anthony: After 17 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit, on his release the hard part began
Living With Freedom | The triumph of Obie Anthony: After 17 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit, on his release the hard part began

Anthony was wrongfully incarcerated on murder and armed robbery charges in 1996 at the age of 19 with no physical evidence tying him to the case

San Francisco to consider proposal to force mentally ill drug addicts into treatment
San Francisco to consider proposal to force mentally ill drug addicts into treatment

Mayor London Breed and other supporters of the proposal say the move — known as conservatorship — is necessary to help addicts who are often homeless and suffering from a mental illness, making them a danger to themselves.

Nevada's Wrongful Conviction Compensation Bill goes through, but it isn't compensation enough
Nevada's Wrongful Conviction Compensation Bill goes through, but it isn't compensation enough

According to the bill, formerly incarcerated people who went through wrongful imprisonment can sue and if they win, they can get a certificate of innocence, their conviction records sealed, and monetary compensation as well.

Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, 69, denied parole a third time for murdering a grocer and his wife 50 years ago
Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, 69, denied parole a third time for murdering a grocer and his wife 50 years ago

California governor Gavin Newsom overruled the parole board's decision to free the 69-year-old member of the Manson family. He said he was concerned about 'her potential for future violence'.

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