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May 24, 2019

Chef Mario Batali Pleads Not Guilty to Assault Charge

Chef Mario Batali Pleads Not Guilty to Assault Charge

Celebrity chef Mario Batali is appearing in court on a criminal charge that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. Batali was scheduled to be arraigned Friday in Boston Municipal...

Aug 24, 2018

Mass. Woman Sues Mario Batali for Alleged Sexual Assault

Mass. Woman Sues Mario Batali for Alleged Sexual Assault

A Massachusetts woman has reportedly filed a lawsuit against celebrity chef Mario Batali alleging he sexually assaulted her in April 2017 at a Boston restaurant. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of 28-year-old...

May 21, 2018

Mario Batali Issues Statement on New Sex Allegations

Mario Batali Issues Statement on New Sex Allegations

Celebrity chef Mario Batali issued a new statement Monday in response to yet another accusation of sexual misconduct, the fifth in about six months, telling NBC News he "vehemently" denies "any allegations...

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Man Seriously Injured in Hit-and-Run in Fairfax District
Man Seriously Injured in Hit-and-Run in Fairfax District

A man was standing near the back of a parked car on Beverly Boulevard when he was hit from behind, severely injuring his legs.

Car-Free CicLAvia To Host First West Hollywood Event On Sunday
Car-Free CicLAvia To Host First West Hollywood Event On Sunday

CicLAvia, a car-free event the promotes bicycling, rollerblading and walking, will take place along a new 6.5-mile route, the first visit to the city of West Hollywood and east Hollywood.

'Instant Love': Shelters Cleared as Pets Find Forever Homes
'Instant Love': Shelters Cleared as Pets Find Forever Homes

Clear the Shelters, the fifth annual pet adoption drive sponsored by NBC and Telemundo stations, culminated Saturday with more than 2,000 shelters participating in dozens of communities across the country.

24-Year-Old Middle School Teacher With 5-Year-Old Son Killed in San Bernardino Shooting
24-Year-Old Middle School Teacher With 5-Year-Old Son Killed in San Bernardino Shooting

A 24-year-old woman was shot and later died from her injuries in San Bernardino Saturday, police said.

Rams Projected Starting Linebacker Injured in Preseason Loss to Cowboys
Rams Projected Starting Linebacker Injured in Preseason Loss to Cowboys

An update on the condition of Los Angeles Rams projected starting inside linebacker Micah Kiser is expected Sunday, coach Sean McVay said.

Missing 13-Year-Old With Autism Leads Police on Pursuit, Causes Multiple Crashes in SF Valley
Missing 13-Year-Old With Autism Leads Police on Pursuit, Causes Multiple Crashes in SF Valley

A missing 13-year-old boy led police on a pursuit that featured multiple hit-and-run crashes in the San Fernando Valley Saturday, and the boy's parents say the teenager has autism and is deaf.