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Walt Disney’s Air Conditioning System Blamed for Death in Lawsuit

Walt Disney Company in Burbank

Walt Disney Company in Burbank

A lawsuit has been filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court that blames the death of Louise Jackson on the air conditioning system of the Burbank headquarters of the Walt Disney Company.

In his lawsuit, Dennis Jackson says that toxic contaminated wastewater from the air conditioning system migrated into nearby residential areas and has contaminated drinking water,  and that the pollutants are responsible for Louise Jackson’s death.

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March 23, 2009 Posted by | Lawsuit, Wrongful Death | , , , , | 2 Comments

Former Seattle Seahawks NFL Player Arrested for DUI

Brian Bosworth Arrested for DUI

Brian Bosworth Arrested for DUI

Brian Bosworth, who had an explosive and semi-controversial career in the NFL with the Seattle Seahawks and in the NCAA with the University of Oklahoma, has been arrested for DUI in Los Angeles early this morning.

Bosworth was pulled over by police for not having a license plate on his Harley motorcycle.  Cops smelled alcohol and administered a breathalyzer test, which Bosworth failed.

Bail has been set at $5000.

March 6, 2009 Posted by | Drunk Driving, DUI, Sports Athlete, Under Arrest | , , , | Leave a comment

Paula Abdul Sued in Slip and Fall Injury

Hey Paula TV Show Sued

Hey Paula TV Show Sued

Jill Kohl says that she fell while walking down a driveway during a taping of Paula Abudl’s reality television show “Hey Paula”.

Now Kohl is suing Abdul, along with NBC Universal and Bravo for a sum of $25000.  In the lawsuit that was filed with Los Angeles Superior Court, Kohl claims that the slip and fall was in part due to the driveway lack of maintenance and “was in a dangerous and defective condition.”

March 4, 2009 Posted by | Lawsuit, Slip and Fall | , , , , | 1 Comment

Adnan Ghalib Pleads Not Guilty to Felony Charges

In a follow up to yesterday’s story, Adnan Ghalib has turned himself in after a warrant was issued for his arrest on three felony counts including hit and run.

Ghalib was arraigned early February 25th, where he pleaded not guilty to felony assault with a deadly weapon, felony battery and felony hit and run.  His is currently out on $110,000 bail which he posted himself.

February 26, 2009 Posted by | assault, Attack, Hit and Run, Under Arrest | , , , , | Leave a comment

Warrant Out For Arrest of Adnan Ghalib, Ex-Boyfriend of Britney Spears

Adnan Ghalib Wanted for Hit and Run

Adnan Ghalib Wanted for Hit and Run

A warrant has been issued by the L.A. County District Attorney for the arrest of ex-boyfriend and paparazzi Adnan Ghalib on three felony counts including assault with a deadly weapon, battery, and hit and run.

The charges stem from accusations by a man who says Ghalib hit him with with his car when he tried to serve Ghalib legal papers on February 11th from Britney Spears.

The unnamed man says that after being hit by the car, Ghalib drove away. Paramedics who were called to the scene treated the victim for a broken wrist.

Prosecutors are currently asking for  $110,000 bail once Ghalib is brought in.  Should Ghalib be convicted on all counts, he could serve up to seven years in prison.

February 25, 2009 Posted by | Attack, Car Accident, Hit and Run, Under Arrest | , , , | Leave a comment

Charles Barkley Going to Jail for DUI Conviction

Barkley Pleads Guilty to DUI

Barkley Pleads Guilty to DUI

In a follow up to our story about Charles Barkley being arrested for DUI back on December 31st, yesterday Barkley pled guilty in Arizona to two counts of driving under the influence and an additional charge of running a stop sign.

Barkley has been sentenced to ten days behind bars at an yet-to-be-determined Arizona jail.  He will only have to serve five days if he completes an alcohol education program. In addition, Barkle will have to pay $2000 in fines.

February 24, 2009 Posted by | Drunk Driving, DUI, Prison, Under Arrest | , , , , | Leave a comment

TV Actor Gary Collins Charged for DUI in Santa Barbara

Gary Collins 1/31 Mugshot

Gary Collins 1/31 Mugshot

70-year old Gary Collins was arrested on January 31st in Santa Barbara California for a DUI after being pulled over for erratic driving.

Collins is reported to have blown a .29 blood alcohol content level, over four times the limit in California.  Collins has been officially charged with a DUI and for driving with a BAC of .08 or higher.  There is no word if  Collins has a drunk driving charges lawyer or if they will make a statement.

Collins has been previously served jail time for a prior DUI charge.

February 20, 2009 Posted by | Drunk Driving, DUI, Under Arrest | , , , | 3 Comments

Former 2 Live Crew Member Luther Campbell Arrested in Florida

2-live-crew-luther-campbell-mugshot

Luther Campbell, a former member of 2 Live Crew, was arrested in Maimi-Dade County on Tuesday, on charges of contempt of court.  Campbell spent less than twenty-four hours behind bars before being released.

Charges come from Campbell owing the courts over $10,000.  Originally it was reported that the money was due to missed child support payments, but it is now unclear exactly what Campbell owes the money for.

February 20, 2009 Posted by | Under Arrest | , , , | Leave a comment

Suge Knight Pleads Guilty in Las Vegas Justice Court

In a follow up to our story about Suge Knight alleged assault on his girlfriend in Las Vegas, Knight took a plea deal in the Las Vegas Justice Court on Wednesday.

Knight plead guilty to one count of misdemeanor domestic batter.  The guilty admission comes with a $340 fine, forty-eight hours of community service, and he will have to attend domestic violence counseling.

As part of deal, two counts of felony drug possession and a charge of felony coercion were dropped, which the Las Vegas Sun says is partially due to the fact that the prosecutors can not find their main witness.

February 20, 2009 Posted by | assault, Attack, Domestic Violence | , , , | Leave a comment

Attempt At Respect By DMX Lands Him in Prison Lockdown

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DMX, currently a ward of Arizona State at Tent City Jail, was thrown in lockdown yesterday.  Officials say that DMX threatened to “assault somebody to get some respect” when he didn’t show up for medication and guards went searching for him.

February 10, 2009 Posted by | Prison | , , | Leave a comment