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Cosby, NBC, studio face new sex abuse lawsuit from 5 in NY

Dec. 06, 2022 17:02 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Five women who have long accused Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting them early in their careers have filed the latest lawsuit against the 85-year-old comedian — and this one calls NBCUniversal, a studio and a production company complicit in the abuse. The...

Avenatti sentenced to 14 years in California fraud case

Dec. 05, 2022 22:29 PM EST

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Lawyer Michael Avenatti, who rose to fame representing porn star Stormy Daniels against Donald Trump, was sentenced in California on Monday to 14 years in prison for cheating clients out of millions of dollars. Avenatti was also fined $10 million by U.S....

Man who shot Lady Gaga's dog walker gets 21 years in prison

Dec. 05, 2022 19:08 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The man who shot and wounded Lady Gaga’s dog walker while stealing her French bulldogs last year took a plea deal and was sentenced to 21 years in prison on Monday, officials said. The Lady Gaga connection was a coincidence, authorities have said. The motive...

Judd family files notice to dismiss suit over death records

Dec. 05, 2022 18:07 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The family of country singer Naomi Judd on Monday filed a notice to voluntarily dismiss a lawsuit that sought to block journalists from accessing the police investigation records surrounding her death. Judd died on April 30 at her home in Tennessee at the...

Mississippi revises demands on Favre in welfare lawsuit

Dec. 05, 2022 15:37 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Human Services on Monday changed its demands against retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre in a lawsuit that seeks repayment of misspent welfare money that was intended to help some of the poorest people in the U.S. The department...

Lawyer: Man charged in Takeoff killing says he's innocent

Dec. 05, 2022 14:13 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — An attorney for a man accused of fatally shooting rapper Takeoff last month said Monday that the musician’s death outside a Houston bowling alley was a tragedy but that her client says he's innocent of the crime. Patrick Xavier Clark, 33, made a brief court...

Man arrested in fatal shooting of Migos rapper Takeoff

Dec. 03, 2022 11:38 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — A 33-year-old man was arrested on a murder charge in the shooting of rapper Takeoff, who police on Friday said was an “innocent bystander” when he was struck by gunfire outside a Houston bowling alley. Patrick Xavier Clark was taken into custody peacefully...

Police announce arrest in shooting death of Migos rapper Takeoff

Dec. 02, 2022 15:17 PM EST
HOUSTON (AP) — Police announce arrest in shooting death of Migos rapper Takeoff.

Antonio Brown faces arrest warrant for domestic incident

Dec. 01, 2022 16:29 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Former NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown is wanted on a battery charge stemming from a domestic incident, Tampa police said Thursday. Investigators said Brown, 34, and a woman were involved in a verbal altercation Monday afternoon at a home in Tampa. Brown threw a...

Puig changing plea to not guilty of lying in gambling case

Dec. 01, 2022 00:38 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Former major league outfielder Yasiel Puig has decided to withdraw his agreement to plead guilty to a charge of lying to federal agents investigating an illegal gambling operation. Puig is changing his plea to not guilty because of “significant new evidence,”...