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Jury finds Led Zeppelin did not steal riff for 'Stairway' .
by Brian Melley - June 24, 2016 - 6:02am
Led Zeppelin did not steal a riff from an obscure 1960s instrumental tune to use for the introduction of its classic rock anthem "Stairway to Heaven," a federal court jury decided Thursday.
'Stairway to Heaven' creator faces questions of song origin
by Brian Melley - June 17, 2016 - 5:00am
Guitarist Jimmy Page testified Thursday he couldn't identify the musical elements of the sheet music for the Spirit song "Taurus" that he is accused of lifting for the intro to Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heave...
Billionaire sues TMZ, friend over loss of Clippers team
by Brian Melley - August 10, 2015 - 11:23pm
Billionaire Donald Sterling sued celebrity website TMZ and an ex-girlfriend over the recording of his off-color remarks that cost him ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers NBA team.
US court: Yoga doesn't bend rules on religious freedom
by Brian Melley - April 3, 2015 - 7:15pm
Yoga taught in a public school is not a gateway to Hinduism and doesn't violate the religious rights of students or their parents, a California appeals court ruled Friday.
Former South Korean dictator's family forfeits $1.2M to US
by Brian Melley - March 5, 2015 - 8:03am
Relatives of South Korea's corrupt former dictator agreed yesterday to forfeit $1.2 million in bribery proceeds laundered in the US, federal prosecutors said.
Teens to face murder trial in killing of Chinese USC student
by Brian Melley - January 16, 2015 - 2:01am
A Los Angeles judge has ordered three teens to face trial on murder charges in the slaying of a Chinese graduate student.
Dog owner gets at least 15 years in fatal mauling
by Brian Melley - October 4, 2014 - 8:00am
The morning walk that would be the last of Pamela Devitt's life was more than just a routine stroll. It was part of the retiree's effort to keep fit for her golden years with a young grandson.
Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers
by Brian Melley - July 29, 2014 - 10:56am
Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
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