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Report: Los Angeles Deputies Shared Kobe Bryant Crash Photos

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities are investigating whether deputies shared graphic photos of the helicopter crash scene where Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter and seven others were killed, according to a newspaper report.

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Spike Lee Honors Kobe Bryant with Oscars Tuxedo

Director and longtime New York Knicks fan Spike Lee honored late Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant by wearing a custom Kobe Bryant-inspired tuxedo at the 92nd Academy Awards.

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Vanessa Bryant Statement: ‘We Are Completely Devastated’

Vanessa Bryant made her first public comment Wednesday since the helicopter crash that killed her husband Kobe Bryant, one of their daughters and seven others, taking to Instagram to thank people for the global outpouring of support since the tragedy.

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Kobe Bryant’s Helicopter Lacked Recommended Safety Device

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant didn’t have a recommended warning system to alert the pilot he was too close to land but it’s not clear it would have averted the crash that killed nine because the pilot may have lost control as the aircraft plunged into a fog-shrouded mountain, federal investigators said Tuesday.

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Kobe Bryant’s Helicopter Tried to Climb to Avoid Clouds Before Crash

CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — The pilot of the helicopter that crashed near Los Angeles, killing former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant and eight others, told air traffic controllers in his last radio message that he was climbing to avoid a cloud layer before plunging more than 1,000 feet (305 meters) into a hillside, an accident investigator said.

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