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One Year Later

Honoring The Black MambaToday marks one year since the tragic death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant, and eight others who were aboard the helicopter. Chris Holmstrom reports.
Lakers Legend Kobe Bryant, Daughter Gianna Remembered On One-Year Anniversary Of Tragic CrashTuesday marks exactly one year since the devastating helicopter crash which claimed the lives of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others. Tina Patel reports.
Remembering Christina MauserOne of the victims was Christina Mauser, a coach on the Mamba Sports Academy’s girls’ basketball team, who left behind her husband Matt and their three children. Matt has turned to music to help ease the pain and reflect on the loss and life of his wife Christina.
My Friend's Place: A Charity Close to Kobe Bryant's HeartAs homelessness continues to be an issue for Los Angeles, perhaps no one brought more awareness to combat the issue than Kobe Bryant thru his support of My Friend's Place. Chris Hayre visits with those at the facility to talk about Kobe's impact on both themselves and the organization.
Remembering The Altobelli FamilyThree of the victims of the deadly helicopter crash were members of the Altobelli family: John, Kerri and Alyssa Altobelli. We talk to Tony Altobelli about the loss of his brother, John.
Kobe Bryant's Legacy Living on Through MuralsIn celebration of the life of Kobe Bryant, many artists, local & worldwide, took to paint murals to overcome their grief and express their gratitude. Ben Lyons caught up with Mike Asner, creator of Kobemural.com, as he debuts a tribute video to display this art and complies a map of every Kobe mural in the world

Looking Back

Fans Without Ticket Gather In Downtown To Mourn TogetherPeople were discouraged from coming to downtown LA without a memorial service ticket, but these die-hard fans had to come and show their love. Kara Finnstrom reports.
Kobe Bryant Memorial Attendees Receive Pins, T-Shirts, ProgramThe one-of-a-kind souvenirs were given to each public memorial ticketholder. Jim Hill and Pat Harvey report.
Orange County Residents Gather Together To Watch Kobe Bryant MemorialThe Championship Soccer Stadium and Santa Ana City Hall will both show the memorial on big screens. Michele Gile reports.
Even Without Tickets, Fans Flock To Staples Center Day Of Kobe Bryant's Public MemorialFans who aren't able to get into the memorial are consoling themselves with gear being sold by vendors nearby. Tina Patel reports.
Fans Come From Far To Be Near Staples Center For Kobe Bryant MemorialOne fan at The Pantry struggled not to cry as he talked about how much Kobe Bryant meant to him. Lesley Marin reports.
Fans Stream Into Staples Center For Kobe Bryant Memorial ServiceThousands of fans have arrived early for the public memorial at Staples Center. Kara Finnstrom reports.
Remembering Kobe Bryant: A Celebration Of Life 2/24Los Angeles will take time Monday to remember the greatest Lakers player to step on the hardwood.
Remembering Kobe Bryant: Staples TributesThe city - and the world - have held multiple ceremonies in honor of Bryant.
Remembering Kobe Bryant: Mamba MentalityAn 11-year-old superfan describes what Kobe Bryant meant to him and youth sports in general.
Remembering Kobe Bryant: Kobe WishesOff the court, Bryant quietly worked with the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Remembering Kobe Bryant: Celebration Of LifeNine people lost their lives as they were headed to Thousand Oaks for a game at the Mamba Sports Academy.
Remembering Kobe Bryant: Dear BasketballWinning has never been a problem for Kobe - a streak that extended to the Academy Awards.

Kobe Bryant News

Pilot in Kobe Bryant Crash Violated Federal Standards, Likely Became Disoriented, NTSB FindsThe pilot flew the helicopter through the clouds -- in an apparent violation of federal standards -- and likely became disoriented just before the crash, the National Transportation Safety Board found.
Altobelli Family, Christina Mauser Remembered On Anniversary Of Calabasas Helicopter CrashFriends and family members honored 56-year-old John Altobelli, a longtime baseball coach at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, his 46-year-old wife Keri and their 13-year-old daughter Alyssa Tuesday.
Lakers Legend Kobe Bryant, Daughter Gianna Remembered On One-Year Anniversary Of Tragic Crash"Man, it's a saying that says, `Time heals all,"' LeBron James told reporters. "And as devastating and as tragic as it was and still is to all of us involved with it, only time (will help). And it takes time."
Italian Town Unveils Plaza Honoring Kobe BryantThe city of Reggio Emilia on Tuesday unveiled the "Largo Kobe and Gianna Bryant.”
Vanessa Bryant On First Anniversary Of Kobe And Gianna's Deaths: ‘It Still Doesn’t Seem Real’"I will never understand why/how this tragedy could’ve happened to such beautiful, kind and amazing human beings. It still doesn’t seem real. Kob, we did it right. Gigi, you still make mommy proud. I love you!”
Lawmakers Push For Helicopter Safety Bill On Eve Of Kobe Bryant Crash AnniversaryOne day before of the anniversary of the Calabasas helicopter crash that killed Laker legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others, two local lawmakers again pushed for the passage of a helicopter safety bill.
NBA Says Kobe's Delayed Hall Induction Coming In May 2021Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett will finally enter the Basketball Hall of Fame in May 2021.
Kobe, Gianna Jump As Popular Names For 2020 BabiesBabyCenter released its top baby names of 2020 Wednesday, and says the name Kobe was far and away the biggest riser for boys in 2020. The name climbed 379 spots to number 216.
Kobe Bryant's 2008 NBA Finals Jersey Put On Display At National Museum Of African American History And CultureThe white jersey, with its yellow panels and purple piping and accents, were added last week to the “Sports: Leveling the Playing Field” gallery at the museum in Washington D.C.
'Leave A Legacy': Kobe Bryant Looks Over Champion Lakers In New Mid-City MuralThe painting features all 18 members of the championship team and their coach, but on the backs of their jerseys and on the signs of the fans in the background are messages of a movement.
Vanessa Bryant Celebrates Lakers Title: ‘Wish Kobe And Gigi Were Here To See This’Kobe lead the Lakers to a staggering five NBA titles between 2000 and 2010.
LeBron Looks To Deliver Lakers Their 17th Title Friday In Definitive Tribute To KobeThe Lakers will be donning their “Black Mamba” jerseys in honor of Kobe Bryant.
Pau Gasol Honors Former Teammate, Friend Kobe Bryant With Newborn's Middle NameBasketball star Pau Gasol and his wife, Cat, honored Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and his family by naming their first-born daughter Elisabet Gianna Gasol.
City Council Proposal Would Rename Street Near Staples Center After Kobe BryantAn approximately 3-mile stretch of Figueroa between Staples Center and Exposition Park would be renamed Kobe Bryant Boulevard.
Kobe Bryant Day: Southland Honors Lakers Icon MondayWhen the Lakers face the Blazers Monday night for Game 4 of their first-round playoff series, they will be wearing "Black Mamba" jerseys in tribute of Kobe.