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NATIONAL
August 21, 2003 | From Times Wire Reports
Tampa police have scrapped their controversial security camera system that scanned city streets for criminals, citing its failure over two years to recognize anyone wanted by authorities. The system was intended to recognize the facial characteristics of felons, sexual predators and runaway children by matching passersby with a database of 30,000 mug shots.
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ENTERTAINMENT
July 18, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
The term "my girl" probably has new meaning for Anna Chlumsky. The "Veep" actress, who was nominated Thursday for supporting actress in a comedy for the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards, gave birth last week to a baby girl. Talk about much to celebrate! Chlumsky and husband Shaun So, both 32, welcomed their first child, daughter Penelope Joan So, on July 11 in New York, she told People. Chlumsky and So tied the knot in 2008 and announced that they were expecting last March.
NATIONAL
July 26, 2002 | From Reuters
The city of Denver's cable channel unveiled a new program featuring the mug shots of men convicted of soliciting prostitutes. "Johns-TV," part of a crackdown on prostitution, debuted with 11 men. "If you choose to risk catching a sexually transmitted disease, you now also choose to take the risk of having your picture appear on TV for the whole world to see," said Denver Mayor Wellington Webb.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 11, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Actress Leah Remini is reportedly leaving the Church of Scientology. The former "King of Queens" star decided to end her some three-decade-long relationship with the church after disagreeing with several of its policies and getting push-back for questioning church leader David Miscavige, according to a Thursday report in the New York Post. The Hollywood Reporter later confirmed the report, saying Remini chose to leave "following years of scrutiny" in the church. The "Family Tools" actress wouldn't be the first celebrity to leave L. Ron Hubbard's controversial faith.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 7, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Lana Parrilla is getting her own fairy-tale love story: The actress is now engaged to beau Fred Di Blasio. The "Once Upon a Time" star, who plays Evil Queen / Mayor Regina Mills on the ABC fantasy series, was traveling in Israel last week with actors from ABC's "Scandal" when Di Blasio, a software executive, popped the question in the Negev Desert on April 28, her rep confirmed to the Ministry.  The couple prefers to keep details of the proposal...
ENTERTAINMENT
September 9, 2013 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Robin Quivers, Howard Stern's longtime sidekick, revealed her year-plus battle with cancer Monday and announced she is now cancer-free. Turns out Quivers, 61, has been doing the show from home for the last 15 months while undergoing chemotherapy and radiation for endometrial cancer. Quivers, 61, first noticed a problem while attending an away wedding, where she realized she couldn't urinate, and headed to an ER for help. Upon returning home she saw other doctors who discovered she had a cancerous mass in her pelvic region.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 11, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Lauren Conrad has kept a low TV profile since she ended her reality TV days of MTV's "Laguna Beach" and its spinoff "The Hills. " And she's not itching to get back in that spotlight. "I only ever got to tell half my story," Conrad told Marie Claire, which she covers in the July 2013 issue. "People are very quick to judge these days, especially behind the anonymity of a screen name. It's very easy to say, 'I hate her, I hate what she wore, she seems mean.' But you're only seeing a small fraction of her life.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 20, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Country singer Chely Wright and her wife Lauren Blitzer Wright have two new additions to their family: The couple welcomed identical twins on Saturday. The singer, 42, gave birth to their baby boys in New York City, her rep told People. The Wrights named the boys George Samuel and Everett Joseph after their great-grandfathers. The duo was due this summer but were born a little early and are said to be "thriving," the mag said. "We are grateful for all the amazing medical care and the love and support of family and friends," Wright said.
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