Jewish ‘Star Trek’ Actor Anton Yelchin Killed By His Own Car

LOS ANGELES — Anton Yelchin, a rising actor best known for playing Chekov in the new “Star Trek” films, was killed in a car accident early Sunday, police and his publicist said. Read more

Owner California’s Biggest Nursing Home Chain Shlomo Rechnitz Accused Of Abuse, Neglect

LOS ANGELES – The owner of California’s largest chain of nursing homes has come under fire, accused of abuse and wrongful deaths. Read more

Los Angeles, CA – Fire At LA Junkyard Sends Huge Black Plume Over City

A fire at an auto wrecking yard in the San Fernando Valley sent a huge plume of thick, black smoke over Los Angeles that could be seen for miles around before the blaze was brought under control. Read more

Men High-Five and Take Selfies After Long, Bizarre Police Chase In Los Angeles

Authorities arrested two burglary suspects who led them on a long, bizarre chase on Thursday in a top-down convertible through rainy southern California that ended with the men stopping to exchange high-fives with onlookers and take selfies before being handcuffed. Read more

Police Pursuit of Stolen Cruiser Across Los Angeles Ends In Shooting

A cop car thief was shot dead by southern California officers following a high-speed chase through Los Angeles County, authorities said. Read more

L.A. – 3 Stabbed After KKK Gathering Turns Violent

LOS ANGELES — Three people were stabbed Saturday, one critically, after a small group of Ku Klux Klan members staging an anti-immigrant rally in Southern California clashed with a larger gathering of counter-protesters, police said. Read more

El Chapo Wears Jewish Fashion Designers

A schmatta, it’s not.

Infamous Mexican cartel boss Joaquín Guzmán better known as El Chapo is in the news after a widely publicized interview with Sean Penn in Rolling Stone magazine led to his capture (again). In the days that followed, photos of the actor and the drug kingpin circulated around the world. Read more

Playboy Mansion ‘Up For Sale’ For $200M

You may be able to own the Playboy Mansion — but the property comes with its current tenant, Hugh Hefner. Although the 89-year-old hasn’t officially listed his Los Angeles home, the nearly 22,000 square-foot house is rumored to be hitting the market next month. Read more

Security Tight As Terror Threat Looms Over New York, Los Angeles New Year’s Celebrations

Authorities are stepping up security for New Year’s Eve celebrations across the U.S. as revelers prepare to welcome 2016 amid widespread nervousness after recent terror attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, Calif. Read more