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  1. LA light rail running after hitting car; driver gravely hurtRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By JOHN ROGERS Associated Press LOS ANGELES - Trains were again running by the University of Southern California early Sunday, a day after a light rail train slammed into a car injuring 21 people, including the train operator and the driver, who was in critical condition. The Metro Expo Line train was heading east toward downtown shortly before 11 a.m. Saturday when authorities said it appeared the car's 21-year-old driver didn't see it and tried to make a left turn across the tracks from a major thoroughfare.

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  2. LA light rail train hits car, partially derails; 21 hurtRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By JOHN ROGERS Associated Press LOS ANGELES - A light rail train slammed into a car at a crossing in front of the University of Southern California, seriously injuring the driver and the train's operator. Nineteen passengers on the train suffered lesser injuries.

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  3. Darren Sharper admits drugging, rape counts in Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By BRIAN MELLEY and JACQUES BILLEAUD Associated Press LOS ANGELES - Former NFL star Darren Sharper removed all doubt Monday that he drugged and raped women, taking the first of several steps to own up to sex assaults in four states that will send him to federal prison for about nine years. In two separate court cases, Sharper pleaded guilty to sexual assault in Arizona and no contest in California to raping two women he knocked out with a potent sedative mixed with booze.

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  4. Darren Sharper pleads no contest in Los Angeles rape caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By BRIAN MELLEY and JACQUES BILLEAUD Associated Press LOS ANGELES - Former NFL star Darren Sharper pleaded no contest Monday to drugging and raping two women in Los Angeles as part of a broader plea deal in four states that will send him to federal prison for nine years. Sharper, 39, acknowledged the crimes in Los Angeles Superior Court after pleading guilty by video link to sexual assault in Arizona.

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  5. Goldwyn fine art collection going to NYC auctionRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    NEW YORK - Works of fine art collected by Hollywood film moguls Samuel Goldwyn and his son are going to auction in a series of sales in New York City beginning in May, Sotheby's announced Thursday. The 27 works are expected to bring in a total of $25 million.

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  6. Millionaire Robert Durst faces murder charge after broadcastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By JANET MCCONNAUGHEY and BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press NEW ORLEANS - Robert Durst, a troubled millionaire from one of America's richest families, agreed Monday to face trial for murder in the Los Angeles shooting 15 years ago of a woman who some believe knew too much about the disappearance of his wife in 1982. Monday's extradition hearing came only hours after Sunday's finale of a six-part HBO documentary detailing Durst's life of privilege and links to three deaths: his friend in Los Angeles, Susan Berman; his wife in New York, Kathleen Durst; and Morris Black, an elderly neighbor in Texas.

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  7. Durst waives extradition, will return to CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By JANET MCCONNAUGHEY and BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press NEW ORLEANS - Wealthy eccentric Robert Durst waived extradition Monday and will return to Los Angeles to face a murder charge in the 15-year-old death of a writer and friend who acted as his spokeswoman. Durst, who was acquitted of one murder and long suspected in two others over three decades in three states, muttered that he "killed them all, of course" in the finale of a six-part documentary that authorities hope will finally lead to a conviction.

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  8. Wealthy eccentric says in HBO finale he 'killed them all'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By JANET MCCONNAUGHEY and BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press NEW ORLEANS - The arrest of Robert Durst, a wealthy eccentric linked to two killings and his wife's disappearance, came just before the finale in an HBO show about his life in which he said he "killed them all." Durst was arrested on a murder warrant just before Sunday evening's showing of an HBO serial documentary about his links to three sensational killings.

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  9. Lawyer vows 'compelling' case for eccentric heir in killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By JANET MCCONNAUGHEY and BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press NEW ORLEANS - Robert Durst, an eccentric millionaire from one of America's wealthiest families, was arrested on a murder warrant just before Sunday's finale of a serial documentary about his links to three sensational killings. FBI agents arrested Durst without incident Saturday at a New Orleans hotel on a warrant from Los Angeles for the murder of a mobster's daughter 15 years ago, authorities said.

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  10. Hearing in Sharper case set for next week in Los AngelesRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    LOS ANGELES - Lawyers say they are ready for a preliminary hearing next week for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper on charges that he drugged and raped two women in Los Angeles County. Judge Michael Pastor on Wednesday scheduled the hearing next Tuesday to see if prosecutors have enough evidence to try Sharper.

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  11. Doctor helping downed pilot is shocked to find Harrison FordRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By JUSTIN PRITCHARD Associated Press LOS ANGELES - Dr. Sanjay Khurana was close to finishing a golf game when a vintage plane clipped a tree and "dropped like a rock" onto the next hole's green. He rushed to the crash, finding a pilot bleeding from a deep gash in his head.

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  12. Harrison Ford's love of flight marked by mishaps, serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By LYNN ELBER and TAMI ABDOLLAH Associated Press LOS ANGELES - When a man battles Darth Vader, Nazis and other evil-doers for work, what does he do for fun? Harrison Ford finds his answer in a pilot's license and the freedom to take to the skies. But with adventure comes risk, just as Han Solo, Indiana Jones and other daring movie characters Ford brought to life realized.

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  13. Harrison Ford survives crash-landing on golf courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By LYNN ELBER and TAMI ABDOLLAH Associated Press LOS ANGELES - When a man battles Darth Vader, Nazis and other evil-doers for work, what does he do for fun? Harrison Ford's answer is found in a pilot's license and the freedom to take to the skies at will. But with adventure comes risk, just as Han Solo, Indiana Jones and other daring movie characters brought to life by Ford realized.

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  14. $150K dress worn by Lupita Nyong'o at Oscars reported stolenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By ANTHONY McCARTNEY AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES - A $150,000 gown adorned with thousands of pearls and worn by Lupita Nyong'o at the Academy Awards has been reported stolen, sheriff's officials said Thursday. Deputies responded to a West Hollywood hotel late Wednesday after the custom Calvin Klein Collection by Francisco Costa dress was reported missing from the hotel room of the actress, sheriff's Sgt.

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  15. Ray Bradbury home's demise has LA re-examining its historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By JOHN ROGERS Associated Press LOS ANGELES - It was the house where Ray Bradbury wrote "Something Wicked This Way Comes," and when the bulldozer came to knock it down literary scholars and preservationists were aghast. The bright yellow home with the big bay windows where the author lived and worked for 54 years wasn't the first Los Angeles landmark to be flattened of course.

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  16. 'American Horror Story' actor hit by vehicle, badly hurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    LOS ANGELES - Ben Woolf, an actor on "American Horror Story: Freak Show," was in critical condition Friday after being hit by the side mirror of a passing vehicle in Hollywood. The accident occurred Thursday night on Hollywood Boulevard just east of U.S. 101, police Officer Drake Madison said.

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  17. Man in California rampage rehearsed stabbing roommatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By TAMI ABDOLLAH Associated Press LOS ANGELES - A young man went online to find ways to kill silently with a knife just before stabbing his first three victims - one of them 94 times - in a rampage last year that left six University of California, Santa Barbara, students dead, according to a new police report. Stab and slash marks on a sheet and several pillows suggest Elliot Rodger, 22, rehearsed the killings and then embarked on a rampage through the community of Isla Vista, firing dozens of rounds from a semi-automatic handgun and plowing into pedestrians with his BMW.

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  18. Comedy Central says Jon Stewart leaving 'The Daily Show'Read the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By LYNN ELBER AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES - Jon Stewart, who turned his biting and free-wheeling humor into an unlikely source of news and analysis for viewers of "The Daily Show," will leave as host this year, Comedy Central said Tuesday. His departure was announced by Comedy Central President Michele Ganeless after Stewart, host of the show since 1999, broke the news to the audience at Tuesday's taping in New York.

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  19. Actress-singer Mary Healy dies at 96; co-starred with WellesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By LYNN ELBER AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES - Mary Healy, a versatile actress and singer who starred with Orson Welles on Broadway and opposite her husband Peter Lind Hayes for nearly 60 years on stage, screen and radio, has died. She was 96. Healy had been in declining health and died of natural causes, her daughter, actress Cathy Lind Hayes, said Thursday.

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  20. Suge Knight is shown in a 2009 photo.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By TAMI ABDOLLAH Associated Press LOS ANGELES - Former hip-hop music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was charged Monday with murder and attempted murder after he struck two men with his pickup truck last week. Prosecutors allege that Knight intended to run down a friend and another man after an argument on a movie set.

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