Articles by Andrew Dalton

Associated Press

Clint Eastwood Files Suit in California Against CBD Sellers Over Use of His Name

Clint Eastwood sued several companies that sell CBD supplements in late July, alleging that they are falsely using his name and image to push products he would never agree to endorse. Two lawsuits filed in federal court in Los Angeles …

Harry And Meghan File Lawsuit Over Photo of Son at California Home

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle sued to stop the sale and publication of a photo of their son Archie that they say was shot at their Los Angeles-area home in invasion of their privacy. The royal couple gives a detailed …

Clint Eastwood Files Suit in California Against CBD Sellers Over Use of His Name

Clint Eastwood sued several companies that sell CBD supplements on Wednesday, alleging that they are falsely using his name and image to push products he would never agree to endorse. Two lawsuits filed in federal court in Los Angeles include …

California Sues for Sex Misconduct on ‘Criminal Minds’ Set

The state of California filed a lawsuit against CBS, Disney and producers of the long-running series “Criminal Minds,” alleging that the show’s cinematographer engaged in rampant sexual misconduct against crew members for years. The suit filed in Los Angeles Superior …

California Court Overturns Quincy Jones’ Win in Michael Jackson Lawsuit

A California appeals court on Tuesday overturned most of a 2017 jury verdict awarding Quincy Jones $9.4 million in royalties and fees from the Michael Jackson estate over the use of Jones-produced Jackson hits in the concert film “This Is …

Led Zeppelin Back on Top in ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Lyrics Copyright Case

A federal appeals court has restored a jury verdict that found Led Zeppelin did not steal “Stairway to Heaven.” The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco handed the major win to guitarist Jimmy Page and singer Robert …

Los Angeles Jury to Decide Damages Owed by Katy Perry for ‘Dark Horse’

A jury’s verdict that Katy Perry’s 2013 hit “Dark Horse” improperly copied a 2009 Christian rap song represents a rare takedown of a pop superstar and her elite producer by a relatively unknown artist, and sets up a battle over …

Storm Floods California Roads, Loosens Hillsides

Heavy rains pounding Southern California for a second day caused flooding and loosened hillsides as officials in fire-ravaged communities warned people to stay off roads over fears of destructive mud flows. Water and debris in lanes shut down coastal U.S. …

California Wildfires Feeding on Grass Fed by Winter Rain

Wildfires driving people from their homes in California and throughout the West have had help from an unlikely source: the rain. Major winter downpours that pulled the state out of years of drought also brought a layer of grass that …

California Storms Collapse Bridge, Snarling Traffic

All traffic along a major freeway connecting California and Arizona was blocked indefinitely when a bridge over a desert wash collapsed during heavy rain, and the roadway in the opposite direction suffered severe damage, authorities said. The collapse Sunday of …