Kobe Bryant crash pics exchanged by cops playing ‘Call of Duty’

A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy admitted in court Tuesday that he sent graphic photos of the Kobe Bryant helicopter crash site to a colleague while the two were playing “Call of Duty.” Dep. Mike Russell made the shocking revelation while being questioned on the stand as part of a federal invasion-of-privacy lawsuit filed by … Read more

Kobe Bryant: They reached the crash site, then set off a chain reaction leading to a macabre court case

Los Angeles CNN — Amid heavy fog and dense brush, eight members of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department set off on foot up the remote terrain of the Santa Monica Mountains. It was about 10 am on January 26, 2020, and a helicopter had just crashed. Smoke filled the air and first responders did … Read more

Deputy says he doesn’t regret taking pics of remains in Kobe crash

The deputy who snapped dozens of close-up photos of human remains from the helicopter wreck that killed Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna testified Friday that he didn’t regret doing so — and said he was unaware the NBA legend was one of the victims. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Doug Johnson took the stand … Read more

Vanessa Bryant cries after witness says he was shown Kobe crash photos

Vanessa Bryant left the courtroom in tears Thursday after a bartender tested that a Los Angeles Sheriff’s Deputy showed him photos of her late-NBA legend husband’s gory helicopter crash scene. Victor Gutierrez tested that Dep. Joey Cruz showed him the disturbing shots — which included severed body parts strewn across a hillside in Calabasas — … Read more

Vanessa Bryant sobs during first day of Kobe crash photos trial

Vanessa Bryant sobbed in a Los Angeles court Wednesday as her attorney described how sheriff’s deputies and firefighters shared photos of her late husband Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna’s mangled remains after they were killed in a helicopter crash in 2020. The 40-year-old widow, who wore a fitted black suit and still had a band … Read more

Family mourns pregnant woman, infant son killed in Windsor Hills crash

Sister of Windsor Hills crash victim speaks FOX 11 spoke with one of the victim’s families as they were devastated after hearing about the deadly Windsor Hills crash. LOS ANGELES – As she sat on the sofa, tears flooded down her face as Cotie Davis thought about what happened to her sister Asherey Ryan. She … Read more

New Los Angeles bridge opens, then quickly closes amid chaos

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The newest bridge in Los Angeles, a $588-million architectural marvel with views of the downtown skyline, opened to great fanfare on July 10. It has already been closed, to great dismay, several times since then amid chaos and collisions. The 6th Street Viaduct — which soars over the concrete-lined Los Angeles … Read more

Chase: Wild pursuit of DUI suspect through Orange County ends with PIT maneuver

EMBED More Videos A wild chase of a DUI suspect across Orange County Tuesday evening ended with authorities using a PIT maneuver to force the fleeing driver to surrender. MISSION VIEJO, Calif. (KABC) — A wild chase of a DUI suspect across Orange County Tuesday evening ended with authorities using a PIT maneuver to force … Read more

Police: 2 killed, 5 injured in shooting at Los Angeles park

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two people were killed and at least five others were injured after gunfire erupted Sunday at a Los Angeles park where a car show was being held. The LA Police Department said the shooting occurred around 3:50 pm at Peck Park in LA’s San Pedro neighborhood. Tea LAPD tweeted it was … Read more

Sixth Street Bridge shut down again as LA’s new landmark continues to see unruly behavior

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — The Sixth Street bridge was shut down for the second night in a row Saturday after reports of street takeovers and fights, according to police. Police told ABC7 the bridge closed after 8 pm after officers received numerous reports of burnouts with vehicles, bicyclists groups in the area and crashes. The … Read more