Actor Mark Salling, who was best known for his role as Noah “Puck” Puckerman on the comedy TV series “Glee,” has died in an apparent suicide while awaiting sentencing for child pornography. He was 35 years old. (more)
A 25-year-old man believed to be behind a swatting incident that led to a fatal police shooting in Wichita, Kansas, has been arrested in Los Angeles, officials say. He has been identified as Tyler Raj Barriss, who is known online as "SWAuTistic."
UPDATE: The all clear has been given and passengers will be allowed to re-enter the evacuated areas.
Police and other emergency services have responded to the international terminal at Los Angeles International Airport after the discovery of a suspicious item, local officials say. The bomb squad is on scene.
Oscar-winning movie producer Harvey Weinstein, who took an indefinite leave of absence after multiple women came forward to accuse him of sexual harassment, has been fired by the film studio he co-founded. (more)
Police and other emergency services responded to Fertitta Hall at the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles after unconfirmed reports of a shooting, officials say. The all-clear was given when nothing was found.
Hugh Hefner, who founded men’s magazine "Playboy" in the 1950s and turned it into one of the world's most recognizable brands, has died, the company announced on late Wednesday. He was 91 years old. (more)
Rapper Young Dolph has been injured in a shooting outside the Hollywood and Highland Center in Hollywood area of Los Angeles. The shooter remains at large and only few details were immediately available. (more)
UPDATE: This live event has ended. All three suspects were taken into custody after a minor crash.
Police in South Los Angeles are in pursuit of a stolen vehicle. As many as 3 people are believed to be inside the vehicle, including at least 1 person who may be armed. KTLA-TV is providing live coverage.