Current News

/

ArcaMax

Nation and world news briefs

Tribune News Service on

Published in News & Features

The Juice was sloshed when he started breaking glasses at the Cosmopolitan Hotel's Clique bar about midnight, staffers told TMZ.com.

Security guards escorted the 70-year-old Simpson out of the hotel. The disgraced gridiron great was reportedly pleasant to the guards.

The incident happened five weeks after Simpson walked out of a Nevada lockup after spending nearly nine years behind bars for the 2007 robbery of two memorabilia dealers at a Sin City casino.

--New York Daily News

L.A. prosecutors form special Hollywood sexual assault task force

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced the creation of a special task force for examining the allegations of sex abuse roiling Hollywood.

Lacey made the announcement Thursday as local law enforcement agencies investigate allegations made against such Hollywood heavyweights as producer Harvey Weinstein, director James Toback and actor Ed Westwick, among others.

The district attorney said she has assigned a group of veteran sex crimes prosecutors to work together to examine the cases and "ensure a uniformed approach to the legal review and possible prosecution of any case that meets both the legal and factual standards for criminal prosecution."

The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating at least two allegations against Weinstein and one against Westwick. The Beverly Hills Police Department has open investigations involving Weinstein and Toback.

All three have denied any wrongdoing.

...continued

swipe to next page
 

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus