Celebrity chef Paula Deen, who lost book deals, contracts and her television cooking show on The Food Network after she admitted using a racial slur, is set to be a comic book star of female empowerment, a publisher said. Bluewater Productions, which publishes a series of female celebrity-driven comic books, said the biography comic book called Female Force: Paula Deen will be released in October and include Deen’s fall from grace.
Erin Brockovich, the gutsy environmental activist whose life story won Julia Roberts an Oscar, has apologised for being drunk in a boat. She looked very much the worse for wear in the mugshot police released after they arrested her for allegedly driving a boat while intoxicated
Coronation Street star William Roache, who plays Ken Barlow, has vowed to fight charges he raped a 15-year-old girl in 1967. Roache said in a statement today he was “deeply horrified” by the charges and “strenuously” denied them.
Sirhan, a 35-year-old murderer, is cheerful and relaxed and happy to tell his story. He’s especially proud to describe the efficiency with which he shot his young sister Suzanne in the head four times last March.
Barack Obama’s autopen does not sleep.
One of the big problems plaguing law-enforcement officers dealing with narcotics addicts is how to determine quickly and conclusively whether a suspect is or is not on drugs. Most seasoned addicts are expert at concealing needle marks
Every year around this time, millions of American kids graduate from high school, throw massive parties and get drunk. Police end up arresting a lot of these kids, causing them legal trouble for months or even years
For the past couple of years, Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, has been shaking the trees on Wall Street.
American tennis legend Andre Agassi has admitted using crystal methamphetamine a year before he won the French Open in 1998, and that he lied to the sport’s governing bodies in the same period about a positive drugs test to avoid a ban.
The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia has successfully brought dozens of war criminals to justice, but a “truth commission” is still necessary if the region’s ethnic factions are ever to achieve lasting reconciliation, according to a former legal adviser to the court.