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Vanessa Bryant Accuses L.A. County of Destroying Evidence In “Cover Up” Over Crash Photos

Two days after Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash, Joey Cruz, a deputy trainee at the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, was spotted at a Norwalk bar showing off gruesome photos of the crash site. Cruz, who was not at the scene of the accident, had no legitimate reason for possessing the photos. He […]

Vanessa Bryant’s Lawsuit Over Helicopter Crash Photos Moves Toward Trial

Vanessa Bryant’s lawsuit against Los Angeles County over photos taken at the helicopter crash site where her husband, Kobe Bryant, was killed is heading to trial in February, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday. Rejecting a bid to dismiss the case, U.S. District Judge Jon F. Walter found that “there are genuine issues of material […]

Unheard Tapes of Young Kobe Bryant to Be Featured on New Podcast (Exclusive)

An upcoming podcast from iHeartRadio and Diversion Podcasts will feature previously unheard tapes of a teenage Kobe Bryant discussing his dreams and goals as the burgeoning basketball star begins his career. Hosted by the journalist Mike Sielski, I Am Kobe lets listeners hear directly from Bryant as a high school senior and graduate, as well as […]

Judge Says Vanessa Bryant Won’t Have to Undergo Mental Exam in Lawsuit Over Crash Photos

Kobe Bryant’s widow won’t have to undergo psychiatric testing for her lawsuit over graphic photos of the 2020 helicopter crash that killed the basketball star, her 13-year-old daughter and others, a federal judge ruled Monday. Los Angeles County sought to compel psychiatric evaluations for Vanessa Bryant and others to determine if they truly suffered emotional […]

ABC News Sets ‘Superstar’ Primetime Series (Exclusive)

ABC News is expanding its primetime 20/20 newsmagazine with a new series, Superstar, which will begin airing on ABC Aug. 11. Each episode of Superstar will profile a different celebrity “who shaped American culture,” according to the network. The first episode will profile Whitney Houston, and will include never-before-seen private videos of the singer, who […]

Netflix’s ‘Naomi Osaka’: TV Review

In a new docuseries, Garrett Bradley (‘Time’) uses her sensitive eye and impressionistic style to tell the international tennis star’s story.

Vanessa Bryant Settles Wrongful Death Suit Against Pilot’s Estate, Helicopter Company

Vanessa Bryant along with the other plaintiffs have reached a confidential settlement agreement with the company that operated the helicopter and the estate of the pilot involved in the crash that killed Kobe and Gianna Bryant and seven others last January. The parties filed a “joint notice of settlement and joint request to vacate discovery […]

Kobe Bryant Inducted Into Basketball Hall Of Fame During Emotional Ceremony

Kobe Bryant was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday in what was a highly emotional moment, commemorating the legend’s contributions to the game and the deep reverence held among peers and fans. Byrant and his daughter, Gianna, along with seven others, were killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California […]

Kobe Bryant’s Estate Ends Nike Partnership

The late basketball star's widow, Vanessa Bryant, revealed the news Monday night.

L.A. Sheriff Responds to Vanessa Bryant Outing Deputies in Crash Picture Lawsuit

One deputy is accused of sharing photos with multiple people, including a family member, patrons at a bar and a bartender.

Vanessa Bryant Rips Meek Mill Over “Insensitive” Kobe Bryant Lyric

"If you are a fan, fine, there's a better way to show your admiration for my husband," said the widow. "This lacks respect and tact."

Kobe Bryant Helicopter Pilot Disoriented in Clouds, NTSB Rules on Crash

It's been more than a year since the Lakers legend, his daughter and seven other passengers were killed.