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Mistrial declared in Nicollette Sheridan's Desperate Housewives case

The actress was suing her former employer for $6 million for killing off her character following a dispute with the show’s creator.

From The42 Watch: Bill Haas goes the extra to win a thriller at Riviera LA Story

Watch: Bill Haas goes the extra to win a thriller at Riviera

Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley lose out in dramatic play-off holes at the the Northern Trust Open last night.

Whitney Houston found dead in Los Angeles hotel room

Pop music’s erratic queen – best remembered for her acting role in The Bodyguard, and its accompanying soundtrack – was 48.

From The42 Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend Sofa Supporter This post contains videos

Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend

Get your feet up and turn the phone off. There’s no need to go outside the door.

From TheJournal.ie LA school in sex abuse scandal reopens - without any of the former staff America

LA school in sex abuse scandal reopens - without any of the former staff

The entire staff of the primary school – including teachers, the principal and canteen staff – were replaced after two former teachers were arrested on charges of abuse.

From TheJournal.ie Entire staff of US school removed as police investigate child sex abuse Abuse

Entire staff of US school removed as police investigate child sex abuse

More than 120 staff members at the Los Angeles school – from the principal and teachers to cafeteria workers – are being replaced as police investigate the child sex abuse claims.

GALLERY: ‘The Help’ wins big at Screen Actors’ Guild awards SAG 2012 This post contains images

GALLERY: ‘The Help’ wins big at Screen Actors’ Guild awards

A bomb scare at the Shrine Auditorium wasn’t enough to stop the party, as The Help took three major awards.

From TheJournal.ie LA porn stars must wear condoms as new law introduced Porn

LA porn stars must wear condoms as new law introduced

The legislation was signed into law yesterday but producers have warned they may just move out of the jurisdiction.

From TheJournal.ie US hospital prepares to send tiny baby home Little Miracle

US hospital prepares to send tiny baby home

Melinda Star Guido, the world’s third smallest baby, weighed just 9 1/2 ounces when she was born – less than a can of fizzy drink.

From TheJournal.ie LA fires suspect also involved in German arson investigation LA Fires

LA fires suspect also involved in German arson investigation

The 24-year-old man was arrested in LA on Monday in connection with over 50 fires in the city last weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after LA fires cause over $2 million in damage LA Fires

Man arrested after LA fires cause over $2 million in damage

The 24-year-old was arrested early yesterday morning, according to police in West Hollywood.

Alec Baldwin forced from flight over phone game Flight Fight This post contains images

Alec Baldwin forced from flight over phone game

Gallery: The 30 Rock star took to Twitter to vent his frustration at being removed from the American Airlines flight yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Woman who allegedly pepper-sprayed Black Friday crowd surrenders Black Friday This post contains videos

Woman who allegedly pepper-sprayed Black Friday crowd surrenders

The pepper-spraying was just one of a number of incidents across the US on the notoriously busy kick-off to the Christmas shopping season.

Kim Kardashian files for divorce...72 days after getting married

Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries “Fairytale Wedding” has ended in divorce…just 72 days after it took place in front of millions of television viewers.

'It's embarrassing': SWAT team lose their guns

The elite LA unit arrived for a training session, only to find that all their weapons had been stolen.

Jackson trial: Use of drugs was 'unethical and beyond comprehension'

The combination of drugs used as Jackson struggled to fall asleep on the day he died was a “recipe for disaster” and ultimately caused his death, says one doctor.

Accused celebrity hacker apologises for violating stars' privacy

The man accused of hacking into the personal accounts of stars like Scarlett Johansson and Mila Kunis has apologised, saying “what I did was probably one of the worst invasions of privacy someone could experience”.

From The42 Boxer to make debut at 52 after being cleared of murder Inspiration

Boxer to make debut at 52 after being cleared of murder

Wrongfully convicted of murder in 1983, Dewey Bozella spent 26 years in prison. Now, two years after his exoneration, he’s fighting on Bernard Hopkins’ undercard.

'Get here right away, Mr Jackson had a bad reaction' - the trial continues

The trial of Michael Jackson’s doctor has heard details of a call he allegedly made on the day the singer died.

Trial hears audio of Michael Jackson under influence of 'unknown agents' Jackson Trial This post contains images

Trial hears audio of Michael Jackson under influence of 'unknown agents'

A recording shows how Michael Jackson responded to his medication. (This post also contains an image of Jackson after his death.)

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Michael Jackson's family arrive for trial of star's doctor Michael Jackson This post contains videos

WATCH: Michael Jackson's family arrive for trial of star's doctor

Dr Conrad Murray has gone on trial in LA accused of killing Michael Jackson by “involuntary manslaughter”.

From TheJournal.ie Stolen 'Rembrandt' dumped - but opens a whole new mystery... Art Heist This post contains images

Stolen 'Rembrandt' dumped - but opens a whole new mystery...

Police recover stolen artwork – but are now questioning whether piece taken from art institute is a Rembrandt at all.

From TheJournal.ie HIV scare shuts down LA's adult film industry Adult Film

HIV scare shuts down LA's adult film industry

A porn star has tested HIV positive in Los Angeles, leading to a temporary closure of all adult film productions.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you should know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Hollywood reporter the thirteenth arrest in phone hacking scandal: report NOTW

Hollywood reporter the thirteenth arrest in phone hacking scandal: report

The arrest of James Desborough is seen as a significant development in the scandal that has rocked the UK establishment.

From TheJournal.ie Stolen Rembrandt sketch recovered from nearby church Art Theft

Stolen Rembrandt sketch recovered from nearby church

The 17th century sketch was recovered safely today after an anonymous tip-off to police.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

In your fix today: Dublin Fire Brigade faces a staff crisis, the regal origins of the Laois bog body, the girl who sleeps 23 hours a day, and what it’s like to see snow for the first time…

From TheJournal.ie Rembrandt drawing put on display to attract buyer - and gets stolen Art Theft

Rembrandt drawing put on display to attract buyer - and gets stolen

Not quite the price they were hoping to get… Rembradt’s drawing ‘The Judgment’ is nabbed in a “well-executed theft”.

From TheJournal.ie Carmageddon - LA braces itself for traffic chaos amid major roadworks Under Construction

Carmageddon - LA braces itself for traffic chaos amid major roadworks

Interstate 405 is entirely closed off for the weekend as part of a €700m widening project – but where’s the traffic?

From TheJournal.ie Teen accused of shooting dead student "because he was gay" Trial

Teen accused of shooting dead student "because he was gay"

His attorney is pictured speaking outside court yesterday, where potential jurors were questioned about their views on homosexuality and hate crimes.

Judge tells Lindsay Lohan: stop having parties while you're under house arrest

The troubled actress can only have one friend visit her at a time, under the rules of an LA judge.

From The42 Cricket outta Compton: meet "the Homies and the Popz," LA's unlikely sporting stars Play On Playa This post contains videos

Cricket outta Compton: meet "the Homies and the Popz," LA's unlikely sporting stars

Ted Hayes, founder of the Compton Cricket Club, had an unorthodox approach to steering the city’s youth away from gang life.

From TheJournal.ie Nintendo launches new console with touchscreen controller WiiU

Nintendo launches new console with touchscreen controller

The WiiU features a large handheld controller with a touchscreen display.

Lindsay Lohan wins restraining order over 'bizarre texts'

Lohan says a 38-year-old man believes he is engaged to her – and has sent her chocolates and other items.

David Beckham 'involved in a car accident in Los Angeles'

Beckham rear-ended a car on a busy freeway in the Californian city yesterday morning, the website TMZ reports.

Lindsay Lohan given 120 days' jail for violating probation

The troubled actress is given her fourth stint behind bars, after stealing a necklace while in probation for drink-driving.

$5,000 New York-to-LA cab journey ends - with no way of getting back

Two friends decided to take a cab to Los Angeles. For no reason. Now they’ve arrived, with no way of getting home again.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Friday Take 5

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

LA outbreak of Legionnaires' may originate from Playboy Mansion hot tub

A hot tub at Hugh Hefner’s Playboy Mansion has been identified as a possible source of a bacteria that has hospitalised 123.

Penelope Cruz joins Hollywood Walk of Fame: Slideshow Walk Of Fame This post contains images

Penelope Cruz joins Hollywood Walk of Fame: Slideshow

Flanked by husband Javier Bardem and co-star Johnny Depp, Spanish actress Penelope Cruz joined the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday.