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Extra, Extra: Police Seeking 'Asian Wig' Bandit, Superman Dating Kaley Cuoco, An Idol Becomes A 'Biggest Loser'

In today's Extra, Extra: A reward is being offered for the 'Asian Wig' bandit, an epic geek romance might be happening and apparently no one loves the Lone Ranger. Plus: Keep up with us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter: @LAist @LAistFood @LAistSports. You can also find us on Pinterest, Storify, Foursquare, and Instagram (laistpics). [ more › ]

Guess How Many Hundreds Of Same-Sex Couples Have Applied For Marriage Licenses Since Friday

On the heels of the U.S. Supreme court's rulings against Prop 8 and DOMA last Wednesday, same-sex couples in Los Angeles have been applying for marriage licenses like they've been waiting years to do so. Oh wait, they unfortunately have been. [ more › ]

Jessica Simpson Gives Birth To Baby Boy

Those of us who have been waiting with bated breath for Jessica Simpson to drop baby #2 can finally exhale—the singer gave birth to a boy, Ace Knute Johnson, via C-section yesterday. [ more › ]

Monkey Business: Getting Crazy With In-N-Out's New Off-Menu Burger

Getting your burger Monkey Style means stuffing Animal Style french fries with cheese, grilled onions and spread inside your burger. It sounds nauseatingly delicious. [ more › ]

Farrah Abraham Has Checked Into Rehab

You were probably just thinking that Farrah Abraham had milked her 15 minutes for everything they were possibly worth. [ more › ]

Los Angeles Is The 16th Snobbiest City In America

According to Travel + Leisure, L.A. is not the snobbiest city in the U.S. [ more › ]

Haggard Photo Alert: Actor Edward Furlong Appears In Court

"Terminator 2" star Edward Furlong is not looking quite as cute as he did during his "Have you seen this boy?" days. The 35-year-old actor was photographed in court Monday morning looking rather tired and sad. [ more › ]

Shark Fin Soup State Ban Goes Into Effect Today

Shark fin soup is now illegal in California. A new state law banning the possession or sale of shark fins takes effect today. [ more › ]

425-Pound Gang Member Sentenced To Jail For Sniffing Kid's Arm

A 425-pound convicted gang member who grabbed a 10-year-old boy for the purpose of sniffing his arm was sentenced to 32 months in jail today. [ more › ]

Pencil This In: Bhangra, Bollywood J.A.M. Session, 'Songs in the Key of L.A.' Opens and the 'Persistence of Vision' Screens

Here’s a quick list of the happenings in LA tonight to help shake off a case of the Mondays. The archival sheet music exhibition Songs in the Key of L.A. opens; Bollywood and Bhangra lessons at the Ford’s J.A.M. session; a doc on a little-known...Show More Summary

Kristen Wiig Not Interested In The Buckets Of Money She Could Make From 'Bridesmaids' Sequel

Kristen Wiig knows she would make a lot of money from a 'Bridesmaids' sequel, but the former 'SNL' star just wasn't interested in milking that cow. [ more › ]

Nigella Lawson Leaves Tool Bag Hubby And Heads To L.A.

A few weeks after the star was photographed being choked by her husband, she's packed up her family and is moving out. [ more › ]

Cancer Patient Mistaken For 'Surgical Mask' Bandit

A cancer patient who walked into his bank Friday with a surgical mask on was mistaken for the "Surgical Mask" bandit and nearly arrested. [ more › ]

Chris Paul Remains a Clipper

Chris Paul's tweet this morning said it all: [ more › ]

7 Reasons to Love L.A.: The Red, White And Blue

  There are thousands of stories to tell in Los Angeles, but sometimes a picture says so much more. Thanks to our LAist Featured Photos Pool on Flickr, here are 7 moments worth taking a second look at in our 7 Reasons to Love L.A. series. [ more › ]

Moby Calls Eric Garcetti The 'Coolest Mayor In The History Of Los Angeles' At Inauguration

Eric Garcetti became Los Angeles' 42nd mayor Sunday during an inauguration backed by famous faces, including musician Moby and late night king Jimmy Kimmel. [ more › ]

'Enter The Dragon' Star Jim Kelly Dies At 67

Jim Kelly, the impressively tall martial artist who co-starred with Bruce Lee in 'Enter the Dragon,' has died at age 67. [ more › ]

Cirque du Soleil Performer Dies After Falling During Vegas Show

A Cirque du Soleil artist suffered a fatal fall Saturday night in Las Vegas during a performance of "Ka" at MGM Grand. [ more › ]

Arizona Wildfire Kills 19 Firefighters

A wildfire that broke out in Yarnell, Arizona, a town 80 miles northwest of Phoenix has destroyed thousands of acres—and killed 19 firefighters. Most were members of an elite firefighting unit, Granite Mountain Hotshots of Prescott, and Prescott Fire Chief Dan Fraijo said, "Our entire crew was lost... Show More Summary

Extra, Extra: Jessica Simpson Gives Birth To A Baby Boy

In tonight's Extra, Extra, it the beginning of a new era in Los Angeles politics, Jenny from the block is sorry about singing to a dictator and Jessica Simpson gave birth. Plus: Keep up with us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter: @LAist @LAistFood @LAistSports.  You can also find us on Pinterest, Storify, Foursquare, and Instagram (laistpics).   [ more › ]

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