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Here's Kanye West's Epic VMAs Speech

MTV held their inaugural Video Music Awards ceremony in 1984, and since then their VMA stage has transformed into a venue for scripted drama and fake controversy. But Kanye West has always gone off-script, and tonight he delivered aShow More Summary

Overheard In L.A.: The World's Most Dangerous Boy Band

Literally everyone is seeing 'Straight Outta Compton', I guess. [ more › ]

2 Men Dead After Running Red Light To Get Away From The Cops

Two men were killed after they ran a red light and plowed into an SUV in an effort escape the cops. [ more › ]

17-Year Old Skateboarder Killed In Hit-And-Run

A teenage skateboarder was killed in a hit and run and police are asking for the public's help. [ more › ]

Shark Takes A Bite Out Of A Surfer's Board In Close Call

A surfer is counting her blessings after a great white shark took a big bite out of her surfboard. [ more › ]

One Man Killed In Early Morning Shooting On Venice Beach

One man was killed and another injured in an early morning shooting on Venice Beach. [ more › ]

'L.A. Miner' Backlash: Film Highlights Illegal Gold Mining, Says Critics

As critics have pointed out, the activities shown in 'L.A. Miner' are illegal and, as many people feel, quite destructive. [ more › ]

Dog Dies After Getting Tongue Stuck In Chew Toy

A Southern California family made the difficult decision to put down their dog after he got his tongue stuck in a chew toy. [ more › ]

Photos: A Tour Of The Cool, Minimalist Homes Of Highland Park, Hancock Park

  At the end of a Highland Park cul-de-sac and in a rather architecturally conservative Hancock Park neighborhood sit two hip and modern homes that we wouldn't mind living in. [ more › ]

Video: Frank Gehry Describes His Vision For The L.A. River

Frank Gehry reveals his vision for redesigning the L.A. River in a video released today. [ more › ]

Mountain Lion 'Knocked Down' Mechanic After Hiding In His Shop Overnight

A man opening up his auto body shop got quite a surprise when a mountain lion came dashing out of the door and knocked him over. [ more › ]

L.A. County Is Cracking Down On Raves, Cancels One Event

The party's not completely over, though things are going to be different. [ more › ]

A New Craft Beer Bar With Shuffleboard On The Patio Opens Tonight In Highland Park

A slick new craft beer bar with a killer patio perfect for catching a breeze is opening in Highland Park tonight. [ more › ]

Ellen Page: It's 'Offensive' To Call Actors Who Play Gay Characters 'Brave'

Ellen Page says we should stop overpraising her fellow actors who play gay characters. [ more › ]

Sneak Peak Video: This Hollywood Block Will Be Getting A Major Makeover

This massive project will transform 3.5 acres of Hollywood into a pedestrian-friendly block of apartments, shops and office space. [ more › ]

New Eatery's Sandwiches Named After Public Radio Hosts Like Ira Glass

All-star public radio hosts like Ira Glass are getting a nod from a soon-to-be-open sandwich shop in Frogtown. [ more › ]

The LAPD Will Begin Deploying Body Cameras Next Week

On Monday the LAPD will begin the rollout of its plan to equip 7,000 body cameras on police officers. [ more › ]

Photos: Thousands Dressed In White Partied At Pershing Square Last Night

  Thousands of people dressed in white gathered downtown last night for an elegant, flash mob dinner party. [ more › ]

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