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August 31, 2010 | By Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times
Paris Hilton denied that a purse she was carrying that contained drugs was hers but said other items inside, including asthma medication, credit cards and $1,300 in cash, were hers, according to a police report. Hilton was arrested Saturday evening with her boyfriend, Las Vegas nightclub operator Cy Waits, who was driving the black SUV stopped by police at 11:22 p.m. Friday after they smelled marijuana. A police lieutenant found 0.8 grams of cocaine in a purse Hilton was carrying.
August 30, 2010 | By Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
As Paris Hilton faces arraignment on a cocaine-possession charge after being arrested in Las Vegas, a legal expert says the case might be harder to prove than it appears. Prosecutors in such minor drug-possession cases face several hurdles, and even when they do get a conviction, typically the punishment is drug treatment, said Dmitry Gorin, a former L.A. County prosecutor and well-known defense attorney. "First they are going to have prove it's her purse and then she had custody of it," Gorin said.
August 29, 2010 | By Shelby Grad, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
Paris Hilton and Cy Waits mug shotsAn attorney for Paris Hilton and her boyfriend -- who were arrested in Las Vegas late Friday -- urged the public not to rush to judge the pair. Hilton and Cy Waits, in a Cadillac Escalade, were pulled over by Las Vegas police, who said they smelled marijuana. Officers found a small amount of cocaine inside Hilton's purse, police said at a press conference Saturday. Hilton flew back to her home in Los Angeles and has not made a comment. Her attorney, David Chesnoff, released a statement urging people not to make a "rush to judgment.
August 28, 2010 | By Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times
Paris Hilton was booked into jail and then released after Las Vegas police arrested the socialite for allegedly having cocaine in her purse Friday night. The Las Vegas Police Department has released few details about the case. But a police official told CNN she was riding in a black Cadillac Escalade near the Wynn Las Vegas Hotel when police smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle and pulled it over. Both Hilton and the driver were arrested. They were arrested several days after an intruder armed with two knives tried to break into Hilton's Sherman Oaks home.
July 20, 2010 | By Richard Winton, Jack Leonard and Andrew Blankstein, Los Angeles Times
Many in Los Angeles law enforcement are hoping Lindsay Lohan is not the new Paris Hilton. Lohan is due to surrender Tuesday to a Beverly Hills judge to begin her 90-day sentence in a Lynwood jail, but it remains unclear exactly how much time she will spend behind bars. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has not said exactly how long it plans to incarcerate Lohan, but authorities have said that it could amount to 25% of her sentence. Some speculate that it could be even less, given jail overcrowding and the relatively minor nature of Lohan's probation violation on a drunk-driving arrest.
July 3, 2010 | By Andrew Blankstein and Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times
Several celebrities, including Paris Hilton, Lindsay Lohan and Orlando Bloom, gathered at the same downtown location two weeks ago for an appearance that had nothing to do with a movie shoot or a club opening. After receiving subpoenas, the stars testified before a Los Angeles County Grand Jury in the case against five reputed members of the "bling ring," who authorities said broke into the stars' Hollywood Hills homes and made off with more than $3 million in art, cash, clothes and jewelry.
February 14, 2010 | Ellen Olivier, For the Los Angeles Times
Paris Hilton has a heart. Andy Bales, chief executive of Union Rescue Mission, said that in December 2008, Hilton, her sister, Nicky, and mother, Kathy, came to work — with no fanfare — at the charity's Christmas store. The store benefits underprivileged families, including residents of the mission's Hope Gardens Family Center, a facility for women and children who might otherwise be homeless. Now the charity has honored Hilton, along with Leigh Anne Tuohy (played by Sandra Bullock in "The Blind Side")
January 5, 2010 | By ANN POWERS, Pop Music Critic
Ke$ha Animal RCA . Ke$ha comes on like a well-worn worst nightmare, her manicure chewed and her morals thoroughly compromised. The 22-year-old music industry brat -- her mom's a songwriter who raised her family in studios and dives from Los Angeles to Nashville -- has irritated some critics by reinvigorating the Girls Gone Wild sexual recklessness of a few years back, but really her act reaches much further. She's a classic screwball blond, brassy like Jean Harlow and saucy like Mae West.
November 29, 2009
Survey a group of beauty-conscious Americans and many would undoubtedly agree that a Paris Hilton fragrance is for teenagers or twentysomethings and the sophisticated strength of Chanel No. 5 is for your grandmother. Certain scents typically have certain age associations. But ultimately, what makes a scent "young" or "old" is subjective. While most perfumers agree that simple and sweet, fruity florals are the scent of preference for women and girls who are likely to have seen "New Moon," and that big, powdery, floral bouquets are most often worn by older women, that perception is largely dependent on one's personal interaction with the fragrance.
October 27, 2009 | Andrew Blankstein, Robert Faturechi and Richard Winton
Like many teenage girls, these friends were fascinated by the high fashion and flashy bling of such young Hollywood celebrities as Lindsay Lohan, Paris Hilton and Audrina Patridge. But unlike other fans, they allegedly didn't stop at Hollywood fantasy. According to Los Angeles police detectives, the group studied television shows, celebrity magazines and websites picking out clothing and jewelry they wanted. Then they figured out where the celebrities lived and, after casing the homes, broke in and took what they wanted, detectives allege.
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