Percy Sledge, who soared from part-time singer and hospital orderly to lasting fame with his aching, forlorn performance on the classic “When a Man Loves a Woman,” died Tuesday in Louisiana. He was 74.
Police Wednesday were searching for the driver responsible for killing a 58-year-old man in a hit-and-run near the University of Southern California.
A 7-year-old girl died Tuesday after falling off an apartment balcony in Harbor City.
A singer-songwriter who topped the charts in 1963 with her epic song of teenage angst “It’s My Party” and followed it up with the hits “Judy’s Turn to Cry” and “You Don’t Own Me” has died. Lesley Gore was 68.
Longtime Los Angeles newsman Stan Chambers, who spent more than six decades at KTLA, died Friday at age 91.
Donna Douglas, who played the buxom tomboy Elly May Clampett on the hit 1960s sitcom “The Beverly Hillbillies,” has died.
The son of Edward Herrmann says the “Gilmore Girls” star and Tony Award-winner has died.
The Pomona SWAT officer shot in the head died early Wednesday morning, officials said.
Legendary comic Joan Rivers died Thursday at the age of 81.
Elaine Stritch, the brash theater performer whose gravelly, gin-laced voice and impeccable comic timing made her a theatrical icon, has died, according to Brigade Marketing. She was 89.
Police Tuesday were searching for a suspect who allegedly attempted to steal a cellphone from a teenager who died from injuries she received while trying to recover it.
Ruby Dee, an acclaimed actress and civil-rights activist whose career spanned stage, radio television and film, has died at 91, her daughter said.
Former Dodgers pitcher and Cy Young-winner Bob Welch has died at the age of 57, the Oakland Athletics announced Tuesday.
Gordon Willis, one of Hollywood’s most celebrated and influential cinematographers, has died. He was 82.
A 2-year-old girl has died from injuries sustained during a hit-and-run in San Bernardino over the weekend, the coroner’s office confirmed Thursday.