Suge Knight pleads to manslaughter over fatal confrontation

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight has pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter and after he ran over two men, killing one, nearly four years ago. The Death...

Les Moonves' wife Julie Chen absent from 'The Talk'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Julie Chen, wife of Les Moonves, was absent Monday but a central topic on "The Talk," her talk show on the network, a day after a new round of sexual misconduct allegations brought ...

Bill Daily, sidekick on hit 60s and 70s sitcoms, dies at 91

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Daily, the comic sidekick to leading men on the sitcoms "I Dream of Jeannie" and "The Bob Newhart Show," has died, a family spokesman said Saturday. Daily die...

Aretha's lack of a will could make things rocky for heirs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Aretha Franklin was so hard-nosed in her business dealings that she demanded to be paid in cash before performing. Her heirs won't have it so simple. Though she li...

'Nashville' actress Barbara Harris has died at age 83

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Barbara Harris, who starred in films including "Nashville" and "Freaky Friday," has died. She was 83. Longtime friend Charna Halpern says Harris died early Tuesday...

Harvey Weinstein asks judge to dismiss Ashley Judd lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's lawyers asked a judge Wednesday to dismiss Ashley Judd's lawsuit against him, saying allegations that he tried to hurt her career after she rejected him sexually ...

Will LA mean LeBron behind the scenes and on the big screen?

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Space Jam 2?" A whole new "House Party" franchise? With the leadership of LeBron James, anything is possible. As James comes from Cleveland to L...

Joe Jackson buried in same LA-area cemetery as son Michael

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jackson family patriarch Joseph Jackson has been buried in the same Southern California cemetery as his late son Michael. A source close to the family who is not a...

Amid public triumph, private turmoil for Marvel's Stan Lee

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It has been another epic year for characters Stan Lee helped create, with "Black Panther" and "Avengers: Infinity War" earning more than $3 billion combined globally and "Ant-Man an...

Jury: Dr. Dre's Beats headphones owes ex-partner $25.2M

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury has found that Dr. Dre, music mogul Jimmy Iovine and their headphone company Beats Electronics owe a former partner $25.2 million in royalties. The Los Ange...

Police investigate elder abuse of Marvel Comics' Stan Lee

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police are investigating reports of elder abuse against Marvel Comics' Stan Lee. The investigation was revealed in a restraining order granted Wednesda...

Roseanne Barr return possible, but lesser platform likely

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After her network dropped her show, streaming services dropped her reruns, and her agency dropped her for a racist tweet, Roseanne Barr is vowing she's not finished. ...

'Roseanne' cancellation brings unemployment, uncertainty

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The unprecedented sudden cancellation of one of television's top comedies has left a wave of unemployment and uncertainty in its wake. Roseanne Barr's racist tweet...

APNewsBreak: Michael Jackson estate sues ABC over TV special

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The estate of Michael Jackson is suing Disney, saying an ABC television special on the singer's last days infringed on its intellectual property. The Associated Pr...

Legal hurdles may make Weinstein's prosecution an exception

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's arrest in New York Friday is a landmark moment in the #MeToo movement. Yet as authorities work through dozens of cases against famous figures in...