Thursday June 29, 2017

Archive for the ‘News’ Category

TV news crew’s truck stolen while reporting on Downtown Albuquerque crime

Someone stole a television news station’s SUV in Downtown Albuquerque while the crew was gathering footage for a story about crime in the area. Michelle Donaldson, KOB news director, said the crew watched as the vehicle was stolen during their reporting.  More…

TV Client Sues Celebrity Attorney Gloria Allred for Fraud, Legal Malpractice

A former client of Gloria Allred has filed a lawsuit against the celebrity attorney for legal malpractice and fraud, claiming she negligently represented him during a case. Kyle Hunter, a local television weatherman, hired Allred to go after CBS for allegedly discriminating against him in favor of younger, attractive female meteorologists.  More…

Los Angeles could replace Rodeo Road with Obama Boulevard

City Council President Herb Wesson wants to rename a 3.4-mile segment of Rodeo Road after Barack Obama. Wesson said his staffers are writing a letter to Obama letting him know about the plan to change the street name, which would require approval by the L.A. City Council and Mayor Eric Garcetti.  More…

Playboy model’s ‘humiliated’ fat-shaming victim speaks out

The elderly woman who was fat-shamed by a former Playboy Playmate at a gym in Los Angeles says she was “humiliated” by the privacy-robbing ordeal, which she now just wants to put behind her.  More…

O.J. Simpson’s Possible Freedom Date Announced

O.J. Simpson is one step closer to being a free man – his official parole hearing date has been set for July 20.  A rep for the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners has confirmed the date and says if things go well, Simpson could be released October 1.  More…

Niagara Falls finally kills daredevil

A Niagara Falls daredevil made a splash in 2003 as the first person to take the plunge with no protection. He should have called it quits then. Kirk Jones tried the stunt again on April 19 — this time in a 10-foot inflatable ball — but was killed the second time around.  More…

North Korea kills American student

The comatose college student who was released from a North Korean prison last week died Monday afternoon, his family said. Otto Warmbier, a 22-year-old University of Virginia undergrad who served 18 months behind bars in the hermit kingdom for alleged anti-state acts, died at 2:20 p.m.  More…

Why Alex Jones secretly recorded Megyn Kelly interview

Alex Jones released audio on Thursday night of his entire interview with Megyn Kelly — saying he secretly recorded the controversial sit-down because he “knew it was all crap.” “I’ve never done this in 22 years, I’ve never recorded another journalist, but I knew it was a fraud, that it was a lie,” Jones said in the video.  More…

The moment the GOP shooter opened fire

Dramatic video from the shooting in Alexandria, Virginia, captured some of the chaos that ensued when a 66-year-old left-wing zealot opened fire on the GOP congressional baseball team. More than 25 bullets can be heard, which was captured by a witness close to the field at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park. At one point, a man can be seen lying in the middle of the field.  More…

‘Batman’ star Adam West dies

Adam West — an actor defined and also constrained by his role in the 1960s series “Batman” — died Friday night in Los Angeles. He was 88. A rep said that he died after a short battle with leukemia.  More…

Woman flung from golf cart, dies after falling on wine glasses she was holding

A 58-year-old San Jose resident died after being flung from a golf cart and falling on the shards of two wine glasses she was holding, the California Highway Patrol said.  More…

Gloria Allred gets booted from Bill Cosby trial

First time in a courtroom, Gloria? Celebrity attorney Gloria Allred — who has repped several Bill Cosby accusers, including one who testified this week — was booted from the comedian’s criminal sex assault trial Wednesday because her cellphone rang in the courtroom.  More…

The false rehabilitation of Brian Williams

It’s been eight months since Brian Williams, suspended by NBC News for telling multiple lies, has been back on the air at MSNBC. His public stance was of a man chastened, humbled, and grateful to have another shot. Would anyone be surprised to learn that this, too, is not quite the truth?  More…

David Spade Robbed, Burglars Steal His Safe

David Spade got hit hard by burglars, who busted into his Beverly Hills home and walked out with his safe. Sources close to Spade tell us the heist went down over the weekend. The suspects got into his pad, and the only thing they took was the safe, but unfortunately it was filled with $80,000 in cash and jewelry, including a wedding band that belonged to David’s mom.  More…

Kathy Griffin feels ‘betrayed’ by Anderson Cooper after CNN firing – Cooper wants Andy Cohan

Kathy Griffin had expected CNN “golden boy” Cooper to stand by her, but CNN announced she was fired. Anderson Cooper wants Andy Cohan to co-host with him. They are besties and have a great rapport.” Cohen said they were set up on a blind date in the early ’90s, but Cooper says Cohen blew it by being “too enthusiastic.” They were later introduced by mutual friends in LA and their bromance blossomed.  More…