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Fans Mourning the Death of Kobe Bryant Flooded L.A. Live on Sunday As news of Kobe Bryant's untimely death sent shockwaves through the basketball community and beyond late Sunday morning, in Los Angeles, fans congregated outside the Staples Center to pay their respects to the Lakers superstar and the eight other people who perished in the helicopter crash in Calabasas.

Kobe Bryant Was Also Successful Off The Court With Oscar Win, Young Adult Books But he appeared to be happiest off the court, with his family and in pursuit of other ventures that had nothing to do with his storied basketball career. Bryant, 41, died Sunday in a helicopter crash in the hills of Calabasas, sending shockwaves through the world of sports and beyond.

Daily Brief: What Caused the Crash that Killed Kobe and Eight Others? Also coronavirus cases, a micro housing solution, and dismantling a nuclear power plant.

Beloved Coaches, Rising Basketball Stars Also Killed When Kobe Bryant's Helicopter Went Down Bryant, 41, and his daughter, 13-year-old Gianna, had other coaches, teammates and parents with them in their helicopter when it crashed Sunday morning in the hills of Calabasas. None of the nine people on board survived the crash. John Altobelli who coached baseball at Orange Coast College for 28 years.

Kobe Bryant's Impact on Los Angeles, Basketball, and the World Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images. A few years later I covered the Lakers for two seasons for Los Angeles magazine. I went to media days and practices, got on the court before games, went into the locker rooms after the games. A few times I took selfies with Kobe in the background.

Kobe Bryant Memorials Pop Up All Over Southern California The largest gathering for mourning fans was at the Staples Center, where the 41-year-old basketball superstar spent most of his career and had some of his most iconic moments. Thousands of fans wearing purple and gold and every variety of Kobe Bryant's numbers 8 and 24 gathered together, even as the Grammy Awards went on inside.

NTSB, Coroner's Office To Begin Investigation, Recovery At Kobe Bryant Crash Site The crash at about 10 a.m. Sunday happened in rough terrain in the hills of Calabasas, in heavy fog conditions. The pilot, identified as Ara Zobayan, was an instrument-rated pilot and qualified to fly in fog, according to records. But fog was so thick and widespread that the LAPD grounded its own helicopters Sunday morning.

Survivors return to Auschwitz 75 years after liberation Survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp gathered Monday for commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the camp, using the testimony of survivors to warn about the sign…

Democrats demand Bolton testify at Trump's impeachment trial WASHINGTON - The stakes over witness testimony at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial are rising now that a draft of a book from former national security adviser John Bolton appears to undercut a key defense argument.

Daily News boys basketball top 10 rankings, Jan. 27 The Daily News boys basketball top 10 rankings as of Jan. 27. Sierra Canyon : Trailblazers are coasting right now. Next up: Campbell Hall at home on Tuesday. Harvard-Westlake : The Wolverines overcame an 18-point deficit to edge Crespi, then had a hiccup this weekend against Santa Monica in a shocking 49-35 loss.

'Part of LA has died': Fans pay tribute to Kobe Bryant outside Staples Center - video Huge photos of the former LA Lakers star were displayed on monitors outside the arena, where Bryant played for the majority of his NBA career.

Billie Eilish Sweeps 'Big Four' During Emotional GRAMMY Awards From 'The House That Kobe Bryant Built' The 62nd annual GRAMMY Awards took place from the hallowed grounds of Los Angeles' Staples Center Sunday night for an event that was even more emotionally charged than usual due to the tragic passing of LA icon Kobe Bryant earlier in the day.

Kobe Bryant Crash: Who Was On Board The passengers were on their way to a basketball game when the chopper went down. The helicopter's flight path shows it going from Orange County to the San Fernando Valley and then hovering over the Glendale area as it waited for clearance to travel through the Valley to Calabasas.

5 moments from the 2020 Grammys that people will be talking about The Grammy Awards 2020 expected to celebrate music and musicians, but the day's tragic news - that Los Angeles basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter were killed in a helicopter crash - cast a long shadow over the event at Staples Center, the place where Kobe worked his magic as a Laker.

8 memorable Grammys 2020 moments in GIFs We summarize the top moments of the 2020 Grammys in moving photos also known as GIFs.

Artists Pay Tribute To Kobe Bryant At Grammy Awards The Grammys, held in "the house that Kobe built" paid tribute to the late Lakers legend during the star-studded ceremony.

California's big educational dilemma California's largest, most important - and perhaps most troubled - governmental program is the education of nearly 6 million elementary, middle and high school students.

LA County Sheriff Warns Public To Stay Out Of The Area Of The Kobe Bryant Crash Site If you do not have identification establishing you as a local resident, you will not be provided access to the area."

Lil Nas X rips through 'Old Town Road' with BTS, Billy Ray Cyrus and Diplo at the 2020 Grammy Awards Rapper Lil Nas X had a huge 2019. The 20-year-old, who performed at the 2020 Grammy Awards, put out his single "Old Town Road," which when country singer-songwriter Billy Ray Cyrus was added, it became a massive hit. The duo performed it for the first time along with EDM artist Diplo at the Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio last year.

Grammy Awards' Aerosmith and Run-D.M.C. performance did not rock this way Instead of bringing back nostalgia, the Aerosmith and Run-D.M.C. Grammy performance brought in more questions via social media.

Music Stars Remember Kobe Bryant On The Grammys Red Carpet Billy Ray Cyrus, Keith Urban, and Smokey Robinson were among the musical artists paying tribute to Kobe Bryant on the Grammys red carpet.

Lil Nas X Grammy performance gets standing ovation on social media From BTS to Diplo, Lil’ Nas X’s “Old Town Road” Grammy performance gets approval from Twitter users.

Demi Lovato tears up after false start on ballad 'Anyone' at 2020 Grammy Awards She has been quoted saying that she wrote the song days before her overdose in 2018 as a "cry for help." On Sunday night, she was introduced by actress and "Little Women" director Greta Gerwig.

Photos: Kobe fans pay their respects at Mamba Sports Academy and the Lakers Training Facility Fans gather to remember Kobe Bryant after the NBA star was killed in a helicopter crash Sunday morning.

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