CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 16, 1997
A stripper pleaded guilty Thursday to second-degree murder in the 1995 shooting death of a music industry executive who was slain at his rented Malibu house. Suzette Melina McClure, 29, is scheduled to be sentenced June 3. She faces up to 19 years to life in prison and a fine of $10,000 for killing Charlie Minor, whose body was found in his bedroom with multiple gunshot wounds.
April 13, 1994 |
A stripper allowed by a tax judge to depreciate surgical implants that greatly enlarged her breasts said Tuesday that the ruling corrects rules that were unfair to entertainers in her field. "It is simply a stage prop we are carrying around to make money," Cynthia Hess said of the implants. "I am happy for me and a lot of other girls in show business," she said before performing at the Bamboo Room in Green Bay as Friday's deadline for filing tax returns approached.
July 21, 1990 |
Overenthusiastic women who tore the clothing off a male stripper at an engagement party have complained to Australian consumer affairs officials that he only performed for 10 minutes instead of the promised 30. Officials said a group of 25 women, who hired the male stripper to perform at an all-female engagement party for $134, complained that he failed to perform as promised.
April 5, 2001 |
Accused spy Robert Philip Hanssen allegedly brought a stripper to religious services at his suburban Virginia church and spent at least $10,000 on a car for her in what authorities believe was a proselytizing effort, sources close to the investigation said this week. Federal investigators, who have interviewed the woman, are also examining whether Hanssen bought her gifts in the early 1990s, according to sources.
February 4, 2005 |
Fire officials in Tampa announced that five firefighters were disciplined for inviting strippers to their fire station for a nude and topless photo session. The women, identified only as Jamie and Heather, posed with a firetruck. They were naked in some photos and wore high heels, firefighters' pants and suspenders in others. The firefighters were charged with neglect of duty, moral turpitude and insubordination. One of the men, a captain, was fired.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 6, 1997 |
A 42-year-old Thousand Oaks man and a stripper hired to perform at his son's birthday party were each placed on three years unsupervised probation Thursday, fined $100 and ordered to perform 48 hours of community service work. Craig Fritz and Candida Fleeman, 25, of Burbank pleaded no contest before Municipal Judge Bruce Clark to respective charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and committing lewd acts with a minor, according to Ventura lawyer Louis Samonsky Jr.
April 3, 2002 |
Georgetown Mayor Koleen Brooks, a former stripper accused of baring her breasts in a bar and mishandling her job, was ousted by a landslide vote in a recall election. The final tally was 339 to 176. Brooks said she would run for mayor again next year. She said she wasn't disappointed over losing. "It probably just saved me 10 years on my life," she said. Town Clerk Phyllis Mehrer said 61% of Georgetown's registered voters cast ballots.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 24, 1989 |
A campuswide forum on morals will be held today at Chapman College in response to an incident last month in which a stripper was hired to entertain at an off-campus fraternity party. The forum, entitled "A Question of Values," is set for 11 a.m. in Hashinger Hall on campus and will feature a discussion among students and faculty on values that Chapman College "stands for and should uphold," Pamela Ezell, the school's spokeswoman, said.
May 11, 2012 |
By day, Sarah Tressler was a mild-mannered reporter for a major metropolitan newspaper. By night, she was an exotic dancer. That's what got her fired, she says. Tressler, 30, has filed a gender discrimination complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleging that the Houston Chronicle wrongly fired her from her job as a society reporter, according to the Associated Press. Tressler says she was told she failed to reveal her side job on her employment application.
August 24, 2008 |
The owner of a stripper business that made headlines after an infamous high school party in upscale Westchester County was shot as he escorted strippers to a bachelor bash. Sleepy Hollow police say Anthony "Cousin Vinny" Agnello was shot in the thigh during an attempted robbery Friday night. Agnello says two men tried to steal more than $100,000 worth of jewelry but fled empty-handed. Agnello has been treated at an area hospital. No arrests have been made. Agnello's business, World Famous Cousin Vinny's Gorgeous Strippers in Tarrytown, supplied strippers for a 2001 high school football team party in Chappaqua.