Travel 2022-08-25T15:51:08Z

My sister and I squeezed into Amtrak's $600 roomette for 35 hours. Look inside our 23-square-foot space with a closet, beds, and no bathroom.

We split the cost of a private Superliner room on the Coast Starlight train. It was small and all of our meals were included in the ticket price.
Travel 2022-08-23T15:47:26Z

I made so many mistakes on my first long-distance train ride that I flew back home. Here are 12 things I wish I'd known before I left.

I made rookie mistakes on Amtrak's Coast Starlight train, like wearing uncomfortable clothes and trying to eat in the dining car as a coach passenger.
News 2022-08-19T22:30:27Z

Vanessa Bryant testified about the graphic way first responders described crash remains, saying cops had no reason to take up-close photos of the crash

Vanessa Bryant called out LA County first responders who took and shared photos of Kobe Bryant's body that she said could have spread "like COVID."
News 2022-08-19T15:25:09Z

A 'flash mob' of looters ransacked California 7-Eleven in a 'street takeover,' police say. Now cops want to stop the crime tactic from becoming a new trend.

"'Flash mobs' have turned from fun spontaneous events to opportunistic criminal occurrences," the LAPD said.
News 2022-08-18T20:52:33Z

Curiosity got the better of LA County firefighters involved in spread of graphic photos from Kobe Bryant helicopter crash, they testify: 'I wanted to see Kobe, to be honest.'

Captain Sky Cornell in court on Thursday acknowledged that his word choice was poor, but other first responders have admitted to a similar curiosity.
Celebrity 2022-08-15T19:21:46Z

The woman whose home was destroyed in Anne Heche's fatal car crash reacts to news of the actress' death: 'I'm sending love to everybody involved'

Lynne Mishele posted a video message reacting to the death of Anne Heche. Her Mar Vista home was destroyed by the car crash that killed the actress.
Celebrity 2022-08-13T15:21:07Z

Anne Heche's son says he's 'left with a deep, wordless sadness' after she was declared legally dead

The 53-year-old "Donnie Brasco" actress was declared legally dead on Friday after a fiery car crash in Los Angeles.
Food 2022-08-13T10:32:00Z

Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson's love didn't last, but they had the best taste in Italian restaurants

Thanks to Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson, Insider's food reporters discovered some of the best pizza and pasta they've ever tasted.
Entertainment 2022-08-12T08:32:37Z

Anne Heche 'not expected to survive' after severe brain injury from fiery car crash, says family

Anne Heche's family said in a statement to Insider that the US actress is currently in a coma after the accident.
Food 2022-08-09T08:02:00Z

Before they split, Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson ate a pizza named after Kanye West. Here's what it tastes like.

Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson made headlines when they ordered the Ham & Yeezy pizza at Jon & Vinny's restaurant in Los Angeles.
Lifestyle 2022-08-04T13:12:28Z

17 celebrities' favorite off-the-beaten-path eateries

Bella Hadid absolutely can't avoid 1 or 8 in Brooklyn when she's there, while Billie Eilish is totally in love with vegan Thai restaurant My Vegan.
Travel 2022-07-25T15:36:46Z

I'm a city girl who stayed in a camper van for the first time, and it was surprisingly better than a luxury hotel

Insider's reporter stayed in a luxury camper van and gained a whole new perspective on road trips, van life, and her home state of California.
News 2022-07-25T04:09:51Z

2 people were killed and 5 were injured in a shooting at a park in Los Angeles County

The shooting occurred around 4 p.m. in Peck Park according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.
News 2022-07-23T19:11:25Z

A California property called Bruce's Beach was officially returned to the Black family it was stolen from nearly 100 years ago

The Bruce's property was seized in 1924 in a "racially motivated attempt to drive out the successful Black business," a Los Angeles County board said.
Lifestyle 2022-07-21T16:49:15Z

I moved from the Midwest to the West Coast. Here are the 4 fast-food chains I miss the most.

I moved from Illinois to California six years ago, and there are still several popular chains I wish were here, like White Castle and Culver's.
Food 2022-07-20T10:46:00Z

I went to Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson's favorite Italian date-night spot and was blown away by the pizza

Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson have been spotted multiple times at Jon & Vinny's, once even ordering a pizza named after Kanye West.
News 2022-07-20T03:55:33Z

Police accidentally released the man who shot Lady Gaga's dog walker from jail, and he's 'armed and dangerous'

The US Marshals Service announced Monday they will be offering $5,000 rewards for tips that could lead to his arrest.
Celebrity 2022-07-13T22:45:00Z

Ana de Armas says having a high-profile relationship with Ben Affleck was 'horrible' and drove her out of Los Angeles

"It became a little bit too much. There's no escape. There's no way out," de Armas said of the attention on her relationship with Affleck.
Travel 2022-07-09T14:00:00Z

I took a 35-hour train ride from Los Angeles to Seattle in a roomette. Here are 11 things that surprised me most.

The Coast Starlight goes from California to Washington. It has incredible views of the Pacific Ocean, but our roomette felt small for two people.
Lifestyle 2022-07-08T18:04:45Z

I'm a Brit who visited LA for the first time. Here are the 13 things that surprised me most.

It didn't matter that I'd been looking at pictures of it for years — being in America was very, very foreign to me, from the food to the social life.
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