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Police Raid Rapper YG’s Hollywood Hills Home

HOLLYWOOD HILLS—Authorities raided the Hollywood Hills home of the rapper YG on Thursday, July 18 at 10:30 a.m. One person was arrested and several people within the home were detained in the connection to a shootout that transpired in Compton on July 3. Keenon "YG" Jackson, 29, was not at home when the warrant was served at the residence. Police...

Boxer Pernell Whitaker Killed In Car Accident

VIRGINIA—Retired boxer Pernell "Sweet Pea“ Whitaker, 55, died on Sunday, July 14 after being struck by a vehicle in Virginia, the Virginia Beach Police Department reported. On Sunday, at approximately 10:04 p.m., Emergency Communications received a call for vehicle/pedestrian accident.  The incident occurred near the intersection of Northampton Boulevard and Baker Road. When officers arrived on scene they located an...

Lee Iacocca Dies At 94 Years Old

BEL AIR—Lee Iacocca, former CEO of Chrysler died at the age of 94 on Tuesday, July 2 at his home in Bel Air, California. Iacocca was born with the name Lido Anthony Iacocca in Allentown, Pennsylvania, on October 15, 1924. He started working at Ford Motor Company in 1946. Prior to working with Chrysler, lacocca worked with Ford Motor Company...

Marilyn Monroe Statue Taken In Hollywood

HOLLYWOOD HILLS—Austin Mikel Clay, 25, of Glendale was charged on Friday, June 24 for stealing a Marilyn Monroe statue in Hollywood from a public art sculpture on June 16. The statue displayed Monroe from the 1955 film "The Seven Year Itch." While investigating the robbery, officers used surveillance footage which displayed the suspect climbing down from the gazebo, grabbing his...

Bob Barker’s Property Struck By Out-Of-Control Vehicle

HOLLYWOOD HILLS—The former host of the television game show “The Price Is Right” Bob Barker, suffered a crash at his home in the Hollywood Hills on Tuesday, June 18. According to reports, the car was involved in a collision on the street. The impact sent the speeding car flying into the wall surrounding Barker’s home. Barker's two-story Spanish colonial, built in...

U2’s David Howell Evans Denied Development Plan

MALIBU—Guitarist, David “The Edge” Evans who known as a member of the Irish rock group U2, was denied a plan to develop land in the Santa Monica Mountains region. Evans' initial plan was to develop a compound that consisted of five luxury homes that overlooked the Malibu coastline that he named “Leaves In The Wind.” California’s highest court rejected Evans...

Stan Lee’s Former Manager Arraigned

HOLLYWOOD HILLS—Keya Morgan, 43, was arraigned last week on Tuesday June 4. Morgan is being charged for false imprisonment and stealing money from Marvel Comics creator Stan Lee, 95, who died in November 2018. Morgan is the former manager of Lee, who was arrested last month and taken into custody in Arizona. Authorities indicated that Morgan netted approximately $262,000 in...

Former MLB Player David Ortiz Shot

UNITED STATES—David “Big Papi” Ortiz, former Major League Baseball player for the Boston Red Sox arrived to Boston on Monday, June 10 after he was transferred from a hospital in the Dominican Republic after being shot in the back at a night club. The shooting transpired at the Dial Bar and Lounge on Sunday, June 9 in East Santo...

Ashton Kutcher Testifies In High Profile Murder Trail

HOLLYWOOD HILLS—Actor Ashton Kutcher, 41, testified on Wednesday, May 29 in the capital murder case of Michael Gargiulo who allegedly killed Ashley Ellerin, 22, in 2001. Gargiulo pleaded not guilty on two counts of murder and one count of attempted murder between 2001 and 2008 for stabbing attacks that took place in Los Angeles. He is eligible for the death...

Sammy Shore Co-Founder Of “Comedy Store” Dies At 92

WEST HOLLYWOOD—Comedian Sammy Shore, 92, died from natural causes in his Las Vegas home surrounded by family on Saturday, May 18. The news was announced via Twitter by his son Pauly Shore, 51. Pauly paid tribute in a tweet of his father's passing. "Dad, you lived an amazing life and I'm so proud to say that you are my father. When...
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