Inside the Battle for Britney Spears

A grassroots campaign to #FreeBritney from her father’s legal guardianship is exposing a shadow industry that critics say preys on high-net-worth individuals under mental and emotional duress

A Punk Rock Gallery and a Swanky T-Shirt Brand Battle Over the “L.A. Safety Pins” Design

Danny Fuentes of Lethal Amounts isn't the first local artist to accuse Lauren Moshi of appropriating his work
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Everything You Need to Know About the FBI Investigation of the L.A. Department of Water and Power

There’s been a lot of FBI activity in City Hall lately. Let us catch you up on the latest scandal.
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A USC Professor Is Suing the DMV for Rejecting His Vanity Plate

Jonathan Kotler’s attempt to honor his favorite soccer team was deemed racist—and he’s literally making a federal case out of it

The LAPD Officer Who Shot Daniel Hernandez Is a Firearms Influencer—and Daughter of a Powerful Police Union Figure

Officer Toni McBride's social presence and familial ties have riled protesters and even put a wrinkle in the race for Los Angeles DA
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Johnny Depp’s Libel Suit Airs Some Dirty Laundry

The actor, who's suing a newspaper for calling him a "wife beater," claims ex-wife Amber Heard once defecated in their bed as a prank
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Disgraced Attorney Michael Avenatti, by the Numbers

Zero tax returns filed? 432 years in prison? It all adds up to trouble for the Newport Beach lawyer
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Accused of Serial Rape, a Newport Beach Surgeon and His Girlfriend Used the Swinger Defense

Dr. Grant Robicheaux and girlfriend Cerissa Riley faced decades in prison—until the DA suddenly dropped the charges. Inside the sordid saga of O.C.’s swinging surgeon
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The Boorish Billionaire vs. Lisa Bloom: Inside the Most Bizarre #MeToo Trial of the Year

Accused of sexual harassment in a civil trial, bottling heir and hologram entrepreneur Alki David went head to head with a feminist super lawyer—and somehow won
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Beverly Hills Has Doled Out $7.3 Million to Settle Lawsuits Against Its Police Chief

Now the tony hamlet has hired Harvey Weinstein’s former PR firm to do damage control