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# la - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Abandoned boat with a ton of cannabis washes ashore in California High Tide

Abandoned boat with a ton of cannabis washes ashore in California

The 30-foot boat was spotted near some rocks in Malibu.

# la - Friday 4 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Grandmother ‘frozen alive’ in hospital body bag, family claims Los Angeles

Grandmother ‘frozen alive’ in hospital body bag, family claims

Relatives of Maria de Jesus Arroyo are suing the hospital where it happened.

# la - Sunday 30 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie These 10 cities are most at risk of natural disasters Duck And Cover This post contains images

# la - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Jennifer Lawrence freaks out after learning Homeland spoiler on the red carpet

Her excitement at meeting Damian Lewis soon turned sour.

# la - Friday 22 November, 2013

This TV news report about a rain shower will blow any Irish person’s mind

“It has started drizzling a little bit!”

# la - Saturday 2 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about remains found in Meath, Roy Keane and the property tax deadline.

From TheJournal.ie Police investigate motive behind LAX shooting which left one dead United States

Police investigate motive behind LAX shooting which left one dead

The lone gunman, who reportedly had a grudge against the TSA, also wounded seven people in the firing rampage.

# la - Friday 1 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie LAX shooting: TSA agent killed, two injured, suspect in custody Shooting

LAX shooting: TSA agent killed, two injured, suspect in custody

LAX, one of the world’s busiest airports, has been evacuated after shots were fired.

# la - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Rare sabre-toothed whale found dead on California beach

The mammal is rarely seen in the wild.

# la - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

# la - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Breaking Bad star comes out of his house to meet Irish family on holiday

Is it possible that he’s the soundest man ever? EVER?!

# la - Friday 26 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie LA park evacuated after squirrel found with deadly plague bacteria America

LA park evacuated after squirrel found with deadly plague bacteria

The squirrel was trapped on 16 July and test results revealed on Tuesday that the plague bacteria was present.

# la - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Kid asks for pizza from hospital window… internet sends dozens

Hazel Hammersley was bored while awaiting cancer treatment, so she put up a sign.

# la - Thursday 16 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie OJ Simpson in a last-ditch effort to get new trial Las Vegas

OJ Simpson in a last-ditch effort to get new trial

Simpson is serving nine to 33 years in prison for his 2008 conviction in the armed robbery of two sports memorabilia dealers in a Las Vegas hotel room.

# la - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

From Business ETC KPMG fires partner in LA office for allegedly sharing insider trading tips Insider Trading

KPMG fires partner in LA office for allegedly sharing insider trading tips

KPMG have now resigned as the auditor of Herbalife “as a result of this individual’s behaviour”.

# la - Monday 11 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Los Angeles ‘shaken by biggest quake in years’ Earthquake

Los Angeles ‘shaken by biggest quake in years’

The epicentre of the 4.7-magnitude quake was 11 miles southeast of Anza and about 100 miles southeast of Los Angeles.

# la - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Proof that Hollywood Boulevard is just a dingy street pre-Oscars night

(Starring the red carpet rolled up in not-too-glamorous plastic.)

# la - Thursday 21 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Water tested after body of missing woman found in LA hotel tank Body Found

Water tested after body of missing woman found in LA hotel tank

A maintenance worker at the hotel found the body after guests complained of low water pressure.

# la - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ex-LAPD officer believed dead after stand-off Most Wanted

Ex-LAPD officer believed dead after stand-off

LAPD believe the search for America’s most wanted man is now over.

# la - Monday 14 January, 2013

12 most excellent moments from the Golden Globes

Will Ferrell, Jodie Foster, ‘drunk’ Glenn Close… and lots and lots of Tina and Amy.

# la - Thursday 3 January, 2013

VIDEO: Is this the worst New Year’s Eve live broadcast of all time?

A local LA TV station went for their first ever live NYE show. It didn’t go too well. (NSFW language)

# la - Monday 19 November, 2012

Lord of the flights: Streaking, drinking and mayhem on the Rihanna plane

The journalists who are following the popstar on her seven day concert bender have started to lose it…

# la - Monday 15 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Space shuttle finally reaches California Science Center Endeavour

Space shuttle finally reaches California Science Center

Endeavour has reached its LA retirement home after taking three days instead of two for its last-ever journey.

# la - Sunday 12 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# la - Friday 27 July, 2012

# la - Friday 20 July, 2012

Anchorman star arrested for ‘lewd act’ in porn theatre

Fred Willard has denied any wrongdoing, saying the incident was a misunderstanding.

# la - Friday 6 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Voters in LA to decide on use of condoms in porn Condoms

Voters in LA to decide on use of condoms in porn

Adult film actors in LA city are already required to wear condoms, but campaigners want this extended county-wide.

# la - Sunday 17 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Rodney King – the man whose beating sparked LA riots – has died, aged 47 RIP

Rodney King – the man whose beating sparked LA riots – has died, aged 47

The 47-year-old was found dead in his swimming pool by his fiancée but no signs of foul play were detected.

# la - Friday 15 June, 2012

Lindsay Lohan found unconscious in hotel – reports

The Hollywood star was not taken to hospital according to local media reports.

# la - Thursday 24 May, 2012

LA bans plastic… bags not surgery

Ten years after Ireland issued a plastic bag tax, the land of plastic fantastics plans to phase them out.

# la - Friday 18 May, 2012

Terminator 3 actor missing in LA

Nick Stahl, who played John Connor in film franchise, has been reported missing by his wife.

# la - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Village People star wins copyright court battle

Victor Willis has been granted partial ownership of the rights to YMCA, Macho Man and other Village People hits.

# la - Sunday 6 May, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# la - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Mistrial declared in Nicollette Sheridan’s Desperate Housewives case

The actress was suing her former employer for $6 million for killing off her character following a dispute with the show’s creator.

# la - Monday 20 February, 2012

From The Score Watch: Bill Haas goes the extra to win a thriller at Riviera LA Story

Watch: Bill Haas goes the extra to win a thriller at Riviera

Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley lose out in dramatic play-off holes at the the Northern Trust Open last night.

# la - Monday 13 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie No foul play indicated in Whitney Houston’s death, says coroner Whitney Houston

No foul play indicated in Whitney Houston’s death, says coroner

However, the cause of death may not be known for weeks until toxicology tests have been carried out.

# la - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie LA porn stars must wear condoms as new law introduced Porn

LA porn stars must wear condoms as new law introduced

The legislation was signed into law yesterday but producers have warned they may just move out of the jurisdiction.

# la - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

WATCH: The Oscars 2012 nominations are announced

Watch live as the nominations for the 84th Academy Awards are announced from Los Angeles.

# la - Thursday 19 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Limbs found in Hollywood Hills after severed head sparks search Hollywood

Limbs found in Hollywood Hills after severed head sparks search

A human head was discovered by two dogwalkers on Tuesday in an area near the Hollywood sign.

# la - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Human head found in Hollywood Hills Hollywood

Human head found in Hollywood Hills

Police are searching for the rest of a body after two women discovered a head while out walking yesterday.

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