Peter Falk, TV’s Rumpled ‘Columbo,’ Has Died

By ANTHONY MCCARTNEY, AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES – Peter Falk, the stage and movie actor who became identified as the squinty, rumpled detective in “Columbo,” which spanned 30 years in prime-time television and established one of the most iconic characters in movie police work, has died. He was 83. Falk died Thursday in his […]

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Producer Seeks Custody of Children with Slain Wife

By SOLVEJ SCHOU For The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — The parents of a former ‘Survivor‘ producer whose wife was found slain in Mexico are seeking to terminate temporary guardianship of their grandchildren since their son has returned to Southern California. David and Juanita Beresford-Redman, whose temporary guardianship of their son Bruce Beresford-Redman’s children was […]

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Footage From A&E Series to Assist Murder Case

By COREY WILLIAMS and ED WHITE Associated Press Writers DETROIT — An attorney who represents the family of a 7-year-old girl shot to death during a Detroit police raid plans to file two wrongful death lawsuits in the case. Geoffrey Fieger said he will announce the suits Tuesday morning, and that the family of Aiyana […]

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Police: TV Chef Solicited Homeless in Murder Plot

SANTA MONICA, Calif. California police say the former host of a Food Network show is accused of soliciting homeless people to commit a murder. Santa Monica police Sgt. Jay Trisler says Juan-Carlos Cruz was arrested Thursday and booked on suspicion of solicitation to commit murder. Cruz was the host of the Food Network program ‘Calorie […]

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3 Arrests in Death of Magician From ‘Tonight Show’

ANAHEIM, Calif. Police have arrested three people on suspicion of killing a young magician known as “El Magnifico” who has performed on ‘The Tonight Show.’ Anaheim Police announced the arrests Friday, two days after 19-year-old Adrian Ramos was gunned down during a robbery attempt while walking home from a class at Fullerton College. Ramos, who […]

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Producer’s Parent’s Get Temp Custody of Children

By ANTHONY McCARTNEY AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES A court has granted temporary custody of the children of a reality show producer and his deceased wife to the children’s grandparents. Los Angeles Superior Court spokesman Allan Parachini says a judge granted temporary custody to the grandparents during a hearing Friday. He did not have more […]

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