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  1. Diversity-focused academy program boosts Hollywood dreamersRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    The diversity crisis in Hollywood may rage on, but the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences continues to try to open up access to the entertainment business for people from underrepresented communities and give some a foot in the door at the most critical moment - when college graduation is in sight and the job market is looming. For seven weeks this summer, 107 college students from across the nation convened in Los Angeles for internships at places like HBO, Warner Bros., Dolby Laboratories, Universal Pictures, IMAX and AMC Networks, in addition to film screenings and weekly panels on various aspects of the film industry from people at the top of their fields.


  2. Fans grieve as detectives search for XXXTentacion's killersRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2018 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    For hours, the fans came in a steady stream to mourn and pay their respects at the spot where rapper XXXTentacion was gunned down, some leaving behind expressions of sympathy along a fence and on the sidewalk. No arrests have been announced in the shooting of the 20-year-old rapper, who Broward County sheriff's officials say was ambushed by two suspects as he left an upscale motor sports dealership Monday afternoon in his electric BMW.


  3. Americans fete royal wedding in pubs, hotels and homesRead the original story

    May 19, 2018 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    From pubgoers in pajamas to merrymakers in finery at a posh hotel, Americans cheered and teared up Saturday as they watched Meghan Markle marry Prince Harry in a royal wedding with trans-Atlantic resonance. People gathered at wedding watch parties - some before dawn - at a Hollywood pub and New York's swanky Plaza hotel, in oceanfront towns in Florida and spots in the Rocky Mountains, to see an American of mixed race heritage become part of Britain's royal family.


  4. Sex offender in custody days after motor home pursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    This undated photo provided by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Major Crimes Bureau, shows two images of Stephen Houk. LOS ANGELES - A paroled sex offender has been captured, two days after he escaped police following an hours-long chase on Southern California freeways in a motor home with his two young children inside.


  5. Manhunt on for paroled sex offender in wild motor home chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    This undated photo provided by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Major Crimes Bureau, shows two images of Stephen Houk. LOS ANGELES - A paroled sex offender driving a motor home gave police the slip after a 3 A1 2-hour chase through California by turning into an almond orchard and disappearing into a cloud of dust kicked up by his vehicle.


  6. Frances McDormand brings 'inclusion rider' into spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Frances McDormand accepts the award for best performance by an actress in a leading role for "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" at the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. LOS ANGELES - When Frances McDormand capped her Oscar acceptance speech with a rousing call for inclusion riders, the general reaction was more "huh?" than "hooray!" She was referring to using business contracts as a vehicle to further gender and racial diversity in Hollywood by adding a clause that mandates it.


  7. A year later, the Oscars return to the scene of the flubRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2018 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Scenic artist Dena D'Angelo inspects the backdrop for the arrivals area before the rollout of the red carpet for Sunday's 90th Academy Awards in front of the Dolby Theatre on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Oscars will hope to live down their most infamous blunder at the 90th Academy Awards, which begin at 8 p.m. EST and will be broadcast live by ABC from the Dolby Theatre.


  8. New study finds diverse audiences drive blockbustersRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2018 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Just as "Black Panther" is setting records at the box office, a new study finds that diverse audiences are driving most of the biggest blockbusters and many of the most-watched hits on television. UCLA's Bunche Center released its fifth annual study on diversity in the entertainment industry Tuesday, unveiling an analysis of the top 200 theatrical film releases of 2016 and 1,251 broadcast, cable and digital platform TV shows from the 2015-2016 season.


  9. Legendary skiing filmmaker Warren Miller dies at age 93Read the original story

    Jan 25, 2018 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Warren Miller, the legendary outdoor filmmaker who for decades made homages to downhill skiing that he narrated with his own humorous style, has died. He was 93. His family said in a statement that Miller died of natural causes Wednesday evening at his home on Orcas Island in Washington state.


  10. Future floods will be in mind as California town rebuildsRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2018 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    After power and drinking water return, and cleanup crews haul away the last of the boulders and muck that splintered homes like a battering ram, the wealthy seaside hideaway of Montecito, California, will start rebuilding with the possibility of another catastrophic flood in mind. Though parts of the town of about 9,000 were spared, the debris flows leveled entire blocks as they killed at least 20 people last week.


  11. Los Angeles won't join California's legal pot party Jan. 1Read the original story

    Dec 22, 2017 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    California kicks off recreational sales on New Year's Day, becoming the largest state in the nation with legal marijuana. But Los Angeles officials announced Friday that dispensaries in the city won't be part of the celebration.


  12. Clergy abuse victims haunted by sex harassment newsRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2017 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    When stories of sexual misconduct by powerful men began to fill the news this fall, Manny Vega immediately flashed back to his childhood. He saw strong similarities between the recent allegations against producers and politicians and his own abuse as a child by his parish priest.


  13. In sex assault laws, definition of consent varies widelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at the Oscars in Los Angeles. For two months now, as accusations of sexual misconduct have piled up against Harvey Weinstein, the disgraced mogul has responded over and over again: "Any allegations of nonconsensual sex are unequivocally denied."


  14. Major media players start commission for sexual misconductRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    In this Dec. 8, 2017 file photo, Anita Hill speaks at a discussion about sexual harassment and how to create lasting change from the scandal roiling Hollywood at United Talent Agency in Beverly Hills, Calif. LOS ANGELES - The biggest figures and institutions in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and inequality in the industry in the wake of the huge wave of revelations spurred by allegations against Harvey Weinstein.


  15. First-term lawmaker to lead Assembly hearings on harassmentRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2017 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Assemblywoman Laura Friedman had no idea a sexual harassment scandal was about to explode at the California Legislature when she was elected last year or that she would help lead the response. Starting Tuesday, though, the first-term lawmaker and former movie producer will lead a series of public hearings aimed at cleaning up a culture at the Capitol that women say allows sexual harassment to go unchecked.


  16. TMZ: Charles Manson dies at age 83Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2017 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    They say that Debra Tate, the sister of Manson victim and actress Sharon Tate, was contacted by prison officials notifying her that Manson had died. For nearly 50 years, Charles Manson had been the living personification of evil, a demonic presence captured in scores of photos, each of them marked by his piercing dark eyes and the crude Nazi swastika he carved into his forehead.


  17. Small quake prompts Hollywood, L.A. to light up TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    In this Jan. 21, 2011, file photo, the sun sets beyond the Los Angeles skyline, as seen from Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. LOS ANGELES - A small earthquake with an epicenter just outside Los Angeles has gotten people in southern California talking on social media.


  18. The wait is on: Los Angeles wins 2028 OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    The news on Wednesday after a vote by the International Olympic Committee in Lima, Peru, was anticlimactic. Competing with Paris to win the 2024 Summer Games, Los Angeles was awarded 2028 while Paris will play host in 2024.


  19. Heat, fires bake US West over holiday weekendRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2017 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Vineyards moved their wine harvest to the cool of night and transit trains slowed for fear that some of the hottest weather in San Francisco Bay Area history would warp rails, as stifling temperatures and the smoky pall of wildfires marked an unofficial end to summer across the U.S. West. In Los Angeles, a wildfire just north of downtown had grown Saturday to the largest in city history, Mayor Eric Garcetti said.


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