Los Angeles

  • Reports of gunman at Los Angeles Times building: Police 19-04-2014 12:21 PM

    Police swarmed the Los Angeles Times building late on Friday after receiving a report of a gunman inside and have arrested one person, police said. Reports that an unidentified person had threatened to open fire on the third floor of the building came in after 7 pm local time (0200...
  • Award-winning Bengali film 'Phoring' selected for LA film festival 07-04-2014 05:50 PM

    Kolkata: Bengali film 'Phoring', which was screened in the IFFI-2013, has been selected for the Los Angeles Film Festival of independent experimental Indian films. The film, which deals with a boy stepping into his adulthood and the attendant questions that appear in his mind, will be screened on April 12...
  • Rajat Kapoor's 'Ankhon Dekhi' to be screened at Annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles 07-04-2014 05:09 PM

    Mumbai: Rajat Kapoor's "Ankhon Dekhi" will be shown as part of the 12th Annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA), and the actor-filmmaker is upbeat about it. IFFLA will begin Tuesday. "If you are in LA - watch 'Ankhon Dekhi' on April 9 as part of IFFLA 2014," Rajat...
  • Magnitude 5.1 earthquake strikes southern California: USGS 29-03-2014 10:15 AM

    Los Angeles: A magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck the Los Angeles area in southern California on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake, initially reported as a magnitude 5.3, was very shallow, only 1.2 miles deep, with its epicenter located just 2 miles east of the town of La Habra...
  • Watch: TV news anchors dive under their desks during a live telecast when a 4.4 earthquake hits Los Angeles 18-03-2014 11:59 AM

    Imagine you are reading news live on air when an earthquake hits your city. These two KTLA anchors experienced that first hand when a 4.4 earthquake rumbled through Los Angeles. They dove under their desk and emerged looking sheepish. ...
  • Chris Brown returns to court after rehab dismissal 17-03-2014 11:22 AM

    Los Angeles: After a weekend in jail, Chris Brown is facing a court hearing over his dismissal from rehab and whether he should be given additional penalties, which could include more time behind bars. The Grammy-winning R&B singer spent the weekend in a downtown Los Angeles lockup after a judge...
  • Controversy marks Newsweek's comeback 08-03-2014 02:25 PM

    A mystery man. A splashy reveal. A media frenzy. Newsweek staked its return from the dead on a story it knew would get attention. A cover story claiming it had uncovered "the face behind bitcoin," the world's most popular digital currency. It got plenty of attention, all right. Twenty-four hours...
  • 'The Lunchbox' makes waves in North America 06-03-2014 04:49 PM

    Washington: Indian filmmaker Ritesh Batra's critically acclaimed film "The Lunchbox" beat out Hollywood movies, Oscar contenders, and all other foreign-language films to score the number one per-theatre average gross of any film in North America last weekend. After its success in New York and Los Angeles, the Irrfan Khan-starrer will...
  • US: Man arrested for intentionally running over pet dog 07-01-2014 06:52 PM

    A 45-year-old man has been arrested in California on suspicion of animal cruelty after he intentionally drove his car over the pint-sized Chihuahua pet dog. Michael David Parker, was arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty after the pet dog Cow Cow was found lifeless in a back alley in Hawthorne....
  • Snapshot: John Abraham returns to Mumbai; where is wife Priya? 04-01-2014 09:51 AM

    John Abraham, who recently married girlfriend Priya Runchal in Los Angles, returned to Mumbai. Surprisingly, his wife Priya was no where to be seen with the actor. The actor waved at the paparazzi and then zoomed away in his car. John made the news of his wedding official when he...
  • Bullet bounces off robbery victim's face, shoots mugger dead! 01-01-2014 08:27 PM

    Los Angeles: In a bizarre mugging incident, a 16-year-old robber was killed after a bullet fired by an accomplice ricocheted off their victim's face and hit him. A man was walking along the Alemany Boulevard in San Francisco when a group of boys approached him and demanded his cellphone, police...
  • Passenger awakes to find himself locked in plane 10-12-2013 12:27 PM

    As the captain of an oil platform supply boat in the Gulf of Mexico, Tom Wagner is no stranger to bumps and other movement while he sleeps. So when he nodded off on a flight from Louisiana to Houston, it was no surprise that the landing bounce didn't wake him....
  • Speed a factor in 'Fast and Furious' star Paul Walker's deadly crash 02-12-2013 10:18 AM

    California: Speed played a role in the one-car crash that killed "The Fast and the Furious" actor Paul Walker in Southern California on Saturday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said. Walker, 40, was a passenger in the red 2005 Porsche Carrera GT that crashed into a utility pole and...
  • 'Fast & Furious' star Paul Walker dies in car crash: Publicist 01-12-2013 09:13 AM

    California: A publicist for actor Paul Walker says the star of the "Fast & Furious" movie series has died in a car crash north of Los Angeles. He was 40. Ame Van Iden says Walker died on Saturday afternoon. A statement on Walker's Facebook page said Walker was a passenger...
  • Men and women regret different things after sex: study 26-11-2013 11:36 AM

    Austin: Men most often regret not having sex with more people while women frequently regret having sex with the wrong partner, according to a recently released study. The study from researchers at the University of Texas and University of California-Los Angeles aimed to show that the feeling of regret is...
  • Porsche Macan unveiled at Los Angeles Auto Show; India launch in 2014 21-11-2013 10:09 AM

    Porsche has unveiled the new Macan, its second SUV and fifth model on sale overall. The Macan is built on Audi's Q5 platform and Porsche will roll out the first set of this SUV from its Leipzig factory, which already manufactures the Panamera and Cayenne. Typical Porsche design cues can...
  • Russell Brand wants Jemima Khan to move to Los Angeles 17-11-2013 02:03 PM

    Los Angeles: British funnyman Russell Brand is reportedly working on convincing Jemima Khan to move here and live with him in the US, although she is uncertain about the idea. The 38-year-old wants to prove that he is committed to his on-off girlfriend and so, he wants her to be...
  • Kim Kardashian creates traffic chaos in Los Angeles 13-11-2013 02:27 PM

    Los Angeles: Reality TV star Kim Kardashian recently tried to escape pursuing paparazzi by pulling over on the freeway but it reportedly resulted in traffic chaos. As many as five cars were following Kim and once she pulled over, the photographers jumped out of their vehicles and attempted to get...
  • Kate Hudson's daring neckline draws eyeballs 05-11-2013 12:01 PM

    Los Angeles: All eyes were set on actress Kate Hudson as she walked the red carpet at a recent event here dressed in an extremely low-cut dusty pink dress that featured a slashed neckline. She was attending a Art+Film Gala at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, which was...
  • Accused Los Angeles airport shooter could face death penalty 03-11-2013 09:38 AM

    Los Angeles: The 23-year-old man accused of opening fire at Los Angeles International Airport, killing an airport security officer and wounding three other people, could face the death penalty after being charged with murder on Saturday, a federal prosecutor said. Paul Anthony Ciancia was charged with murder of a federal...
  • Firing at Los Angeles Airport, gunman chased down 02-11-2013 11:03 AM

    A 23-year-old man armed with an assault rifle and carrying materials expressing anti-government sentiment opened fire on Friday at Los Angeles International Airport, killing one person before being chased down himself. ...
  • TSA agent killed, six wounded in Los Angeles airport shooting 02-11-2013 08:20 AM

    Los Angeles: A lone gunman stormed into a crowded terminal at the Los Angeles International Airport and opened fire with an assault weapon on Friday, killing a security agent and wounding six other people before he was shot and captured, authorities said. The gunfire in Terminal 3 touched off panic...
  • US: Firing at Los Angeles airport, gunman reported shot 01-11-2013 10:59 PM

    Los Angeles: The Los Angeles International Airport said on Friday that police were responding to an incident at the airport, and California media reported that a gunman with a high-powered rifle was shot at by law enforcement agencies. The airport said on social media that there was "an incident underway...
  • Dry ice explosion at LA airport delays flights 14-10-2013 11:17 AM

    Authorities say an explosion from a plastic bottle containing dry ice at a Los Angeles International Airport terminal caused up to four flights to be delayed. FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller says a chemical reaction caused the explosion on Sunday evening in an employee bathroom in Terminal 2. No injuries were...
  • UAE's Etihad Airways to buy 5 Boeing 777-200 from Air India 09-10-2013 01:53 PM

    Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways will buy five Boeing 777-200 aircraft from Air India, the United Arab Emirates' carrier said in a statement on Wednesday. The two airlines signed a letter of intent this week and the long-range planes will be delivered from early 2014, subject to approvals. Etihad will use...
  • 50 injured as bus overturns on a major highway in US 23-08-2013 07:49 AM

    As many as 50 people were injured when a tour bus overturned on a major highway to east Los Angeles, the most populous city in the US state of California, on Thursday morning, authorities said. The bus rolled over around 10 am local time near Irwindale Avenue along the Foothill...
  • Is Brad Pitt too 'dumb' to be on a museum board? 18-08-2013 02:35 PM

    Los Angeles: Actor Brad Pitt is reportedly too 'dumb' for a spot on the board of the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, according to its bosses. The 49-year-old has been a long-time supporter of the centre, but its bosses have apparently decided that he isn't smart enough for a...
  • Hyperloop: PayPal co-founder Elon Musk unveils 1100 kmph transport concept 13-08-2013 04:14 PM

    Los Angeles: Imagine strapping into a car-sized capsule and hurtling through a tube at more than 700 mph (1126.54 kmph) - not for the thrill of it, but to get where you need to go. On Monday, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk unveiled a transportation concept that he said could whisk...