Articles by: lawavestaff

Protesters charged

07/23/2013 5:18 pm0 comments
Andy Smith- LAPD

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A Los Angeles man and nine teenagers were charged in connection with protests in Los Angeles and Hollywood earlier this month, the District Attorney’s Office announced today. Shareef Abdullah, 28, is accused of approaching a CBS news crew, threatening to shoot a TV cameraman if he [...]

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Hollywood Crime Spree

07/17/2013 2:17 pm0 comments
Hollywood Crime Spree

    HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – Twelve people were behind bars today for allegedly joining with dozens of others in a rolling crime spree on the streets of Hollywood, taking purses, phones, jewelry and other items from pedestrians and stealing items from businesses. The crime spree began around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday. [...]

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Movie trailer: ‘Austenland’

07/08/2013 7:23 pm0 comments
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Comedy star Kevin Hart explains how he went from zero to hero

07/03/2013 2:55 pm0 comments
Comedy star Kevin Hart explains how he went from zero to hero

By Olu Alemoru, Staff Writer Although he’s not ready for this current magical comedy rollercoaster ride to end, Kevin Harts wants us to know that as a seasoned Hollywood guy he’d be alright if it did. Hart, 33, who’s coming off a terrific couple of years; the hit movie “Think [...]

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Doors plan tribute concert for Ray Manzarek

07/02/2013 2:34 pm0 comments
Ray Manzarek-2012 House of Blues Los Angeles.
Photo by Gary McCarthy

By Denise Quan CNN The two surviving members of the Doors have put aside old tensions and are planning to reunite for a tribute concert in honor of the band’s late keyboardist, Ray Manzarek. Guitarist Robby Krieger says he and drummer John Densmore have been in contact since Manzarek’s sudden [...]

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Movie trailer: ‘Delivery Man’

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An affable underachiever finds out he’s fathered 533 children through anonymous donations to a fertility clinic 20 years ago. Now he must decide whether or not to come forward when 142 of them file a lawsuit to reveal his identity.    

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GAR-CITY! Eric Garcetti sworn in as Los Angeles mayor amid festival atmosphere

07/01/2013 11:58 am0 comments
GAR-CITY!  Eric Garcetti sworn in as Los Angeles mayor amid festival atmosphere

                                                                         Garcetti fans. Echoing his campaign themes of leading a 21st century city brimming with technology [...]

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‘Enter the Dragon’s’ Jim Kelly dies at 67

06/30/2013 3:09 pm0 comments
‘Enter the Dragon’s’ Jim Kelly dies at 67

By Olu Alemoru, Staff Writer Legendary cool martial arts actor Jim Kelly, who as a last minute replacement starred with Bruce Lee in the iconic “Enter The Dragon,” has died at the age of 67. According to Deadline.com, Kelly’s ex-wife confirmed the passing in a Facebook post. Kelly was born [...]

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No more HATE8 in Califorina

06/28/2013 3:30 pm0 comments
Photo by Gary McCarthy
Thousands of people gathered at the intersection of Santa Monica and San Vicente boulevards Wednesday evening to celebrate the U.S. Supreme Court rulings that spelled the end of the federal Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8 in California.

By Bill Mears CNN WASHINGTON — In a dramatic slap at federal authority, a divided Supreme Court Wednesday struck down a key part of congressional law that denies to legally married same-sex couples the same benefits provided to heterosexual spouses. The Defense of Marriage Act defines marriage as only between [...]

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BET Awards to take L.A. Live stage

06/26/2013 7:33 pm0 comments
BET Awards to take L.A. Live stage

By Olu Alemoru, Staff Writer It may be fitting that with the swearing-in of break-dancing Mayor-elect Eric Garcetti on the steps of City Hall Sunday evening that the crème de la crème of Black entertainment culture also descends on the entertainment capital for the three-day BET Experience this weekend. The [...]

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