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June 10, 2013 | By Christie DZurilla
Erin Brockovich, made famous by Julia Roberts in the movie bearing her name, was arrested over the weekend in Nevada on suspicion of operating a boat while under the influence. But her mug shot from the incident has quickly become the star of the show. While she doesn't quite unseat the epic photo from "That '70s Show's" Lisa Robin Kelly, it's a close contest. ERIN BROCKOVICH MUG SHOT: See it here! The legal assistant-turned-environmental activist, who now goes by Brockovich-Ellis, was arrested Friday on Lake Mead after a game warden noticed she was struggling to dock her boat, KTLA reported Sunday.
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May 30, 2013 | By Tony Perry
Rock singer Tim Lambesis, accused of trying to hiring a hit man to kill his estranged wife, left San Diego County jail in Vista on Thursday, after posting $2 million bail. Under conditions set by Superior Court Judge David Berry, Lambesis must wear a GPS monitor and stay away from his wife and their three children. Lambesis, 32, lead singer for the Christian-themed band As I Lay Dying, is charged with trying to hire a hit man to kill his estranged wife, Meggan, who filed for divorce in September.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 10, 2013 | By Tony Perry
VISTA -- Heavy metal singer Tim Lambesis must wear a GPS monitor and stay away from his immediate family if released from jail after pleading not guilty to soliciting the murder of his estranged wife. Lambesis, lead singer of the Christian-themed band As I Lay Dying, entered his plea Thursday. San Diego County Superior Court Judge Martin Staven set bail at $3 million. If he is released from jail, he must wear the monitor and follow the stay-away order, Staven said. The 32-year-old singer is charged with trying to hire a hit man to kill his estranged wife, who filed for divorce in September.
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May 9, 2013 | By Tony Perry, Los Angeles Times
VISTA -- At a court arraignment attended by his friends and fans, heavy metal singer Tim Lambesis pleaded not guilty Thursday to a charge of soliciting the murder of his estranged wife. San Diego County Superior Court Judge Martin Staven set bail at $3 million. Once he is released from jail, Lambesis must wear a GPS monitor and stay away from his wife and their three children. Lambesis, 32, lead singer for the Christian-themed band As I Lay Dying, is charged with trying to hire a hit man to kill his estranged wife, who filed for divorce in September.
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April 22, 2013 | By Randall Roberts, Los Angeles Times Pop Music Critic
People who experienced Woodstock through the lens of the 1970 documentary film "Woodstock: 3 Days of Peace & Music" can describe every contour of Richie Havens' face. With focused eyes and a scraggly beard, the singer, songwriter, guitarist and activist, who died on Monday at age 72, is ingrained into a generation's memory. In the film and on record, you can hear the mantra that he offered echo across Max Yasgur's farm, and that message has resonated over the years to become one of Woodstock's archetypal performances.
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March 23, 2013 | By Veronica Rocha, Times Community News
Representatives for Bauhaus frontman Peter Murphy are saying the goth rocker's blood-alcohol level was 0.01 when he was arrested March 16 on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol after an alleged hit-and-run collision in Glendale. According to Murphy's official Facebook page, the amount of alcohol in his bloodstream was well below the legal limit of 0.08. His representatives alleged that his blood alcohol level of 0.01 was the “lowest amount of alcohol that is able to register on a breathalyzer.
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March 6, 2013 | By Reed Johnson
Beto Cuevas already is a rock star, a poet and a pop-culture idol in his native Chile. So what does he really want to do? Paint. The former lead singer for the band La Ley, from the late '80s to the early 2000s, and subsequently a successful solo artist, Cuevas is among South American rock's most durable talents. He's still recording, and he's a regular fixture at Latin music awards shows. PHOTOS: Iconic rock guitars and their owners But according to a story in the Mexico City newspaper El Universal, Cuevas is eager for his fans to see another side of him, as a visual artist who has accumulated a trove of paintings and drawings over the years.
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February 25, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Christina Applegate is married! The "Married ... With Children" and "Up All Night" alum married her rocker boyfriend, Martyn LeNoble, on Saturday, People reports . They wed "surrounded by family in a private ceremony at their home in Los Angeles," her rep told the mag. The bride wore a Maria Lucia Hohan dress, and jeweler Neil Lane designed their wedding bands.  Applegate and LeNoble, a founder of the '90s band Porno for Pyros, have...
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February 12, 2013 | By Lisa Mascaro
WASHINGTON - Rocker Ted Nugent heard little to like in President Obama's State of the Union address, dismissing the president's proposals to stem gun violence as "more nonsense. " "Nothing he proposed, or nothing that has been proposed, would have stopped any of the shootings," Nugent told reporters after watching the speech from the House chamber as the guest of a Republican congressman. "Who doesn't know this? Who doesn't know that registration and limitation on magazine capacity and the color of guns has anything to do with saving lives or reducing crime?"
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January 23, 2013 | By Dalina Castellanos, Los Angeles Times
In Wesley Perez's AP U.S. history and government classes at Hawthorne High School, the Bill of Rights weren't just taught. They were sung. Perez took funk-infused Latino beats from Los Angeles rockers Ozomatli and wrote his own lyrics to the band's song "After Party. " Oye Baby, oye mami, how I love the Bill of Rights The first right is freedom of speech, freedom of the cross, and freedom of the press is tight… On Tuesday, the band furthered its contribution to Perez's class by showing up at Hawthorne's Nyman Hall to discuss immigration reform, capitalism, equal rights and community development.
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