Cathriona White (30), from Co Tipperary, was found dead in her LA home on Monday. Photograph: Splash News

Hollywood actor Jim Carrey has paid tribute to his ex-girlfriend Cathriona White, saying learning of her death was like being “hit with a lightning bo(...)

A damaged vehicle is pictured at the scene of a four-car crash involving Olympic gold medalist and reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner, then known as Bruce Jenner. Photograph: Jonathan Alcorn/Reuters

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s investigators will present evidence pointing to a misdemeanor manslaughter charge against transgender reality TV star Cai(...)

 A file image of  US actor Bill Cosby. Photograph: AFP

Bill Cosby lost his latest bid to fend off a lawsuit accusing him of sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles in 197(...)

A screengrab from the video showing Los Angeles police officers confronting Ricardo Diaz-Zeferino and  Eutiquio Acevedo Mendez in 2013.

A video of the fatal shooting by police officers of an unarmed man in Gardena, California, is once again raising unsettling questions about whether a (...)

Booking photos provided by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department show (L to R) David Henry, Brandon Kiel and Tonette Hayes, who were arrested on suspicion of impersonating police officers through their role in an organisation known as the Masonic Fraternal Police Department. Photograph: Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department AP

A community liaison for California’s attorney general has been charged with impersonating a police officer for his role in a self-proclaimed police or(...)

Los Angeles County Coroner Ed Winter briefs the media near the house of Andrew Getty (47) in the Hollywood Hills section of Los Angeles on Tuesday. The grandson of the  billionaire Getty oil founder J. Paul Getty was found dead at  his home on Tuesday. Photograph: Kevork Djansezians/Reuters

The grandson of billionaire Getty oil founder J. Paul Getty was found dead on Tuesday afternoon at his home in Los Angeles, the family said in a state(...)

Actress Lupita Nyong’o poses on the red carpet in this combination image for the 87th Oscars. Photograph: AFP/Getty

The $150,000 pearl-studded, custom-made Calvin Klein dress worn by Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o at this year’s Academy Awards has been stolen,(...)

The Los Angeles County Sherriff’s office released a statement on Saturday saying that Medina had been arrested on suspicion of having stabbed Joshua Sutter (36) with a sword.

Ricardo Medina (36), the actor best-known for playing the Red Power Ranger in the original Power Rangers TV show, has been arrested on suspicion of ha(...)

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies and investigators stand near the scene where a pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run crash reportedly involving rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight in Compton, California. Photograph: Jonathan Alcorn/Reuters.

Rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight was arrested for murder on Friday in connection with a hit-and-run incident that killed one person near Los Angeles, th(...)

 The jet reportedly used by Canadian singer Justin Bieber is seen at Teterboro Airport in Teterboro, New Jersey, US, yesterday. It was searched by law enforcement officers upon arrival at the airport. Photograph: Erik S Lesser/EPA

Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber was allowed re-entry into the US last night after a brief detention during which US customs officials used drug-sni(...)