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The Calling’s Alex Band Abducted and Beaten: ‘He’s Lucky To Be Alive’

Andrea Simpson | August 19, 2013 - 1:25 pm

UPDATE 3:11 PM PST: A rep for The Calling described the incident in a statement obtained by PEOPLE:

“After a heavily attended Lapeer Days Festival the singer was abducted after the show during a trip to the local mini-mart. Alex was grabbed by his shirt and hit from behind and lost his footing. He was… More »

Report: Mel Gibson’s Ex Investigated for Extortion

| July 21, 2010 - 4:15 pm

The complicated feud between Mel Gibson and his estranged baby mama, Oksana Grigorieva, has just taken another twist.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s department has reportedly launched an investigation into whether Grigorieva, 40, sought to extort money from Gibson. The Braveheart actor claims that Grigorieva demanded big bucks—up to $10 million, according to some… More »

Police To Get Mel Gibson Tapes for Evidence

Celebuzz | July 12, 2010 - 4:10 pm

The infamous audio tapes that allegedly feature a crazed Mel Gibson threatening Oksana Grigorieva with a baseball bat and slinging the ‘n word’ over and over will be given to Los Angeles police this week as evidence in the filmmaker’s domestic violence investigation.
A spokesperson for the LA Sheriff’s Department said, “We are supposed to be… More »

Mel Gibson Being Investigated for Domestic Violence

Celebuzz | July 8, 2010 - 3:33 pm

After letting mouth get him in hot water, Mel Gibson might be in serious legal trouble because of his fists.
Police have now opened an investigation into whether Gibson assaulted his baby mama, Oksana Grigorieva. According to a statement issued by law-enforcement officials on Thursday,

“An investigation of domestic violence was launched… More »

Rihanna Needled by Authorities in Tattoo Investigation

Celebuzz | July 3, 2009 - 7:00 am

After sticking it to her tattoo artist, Rihanna is poised to get stuck herself—by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. reports that the department has opened an investigation after the “Disturbia” singer tattooed some of the tattoo artists at East Side Ink tattoo parlor on Wednesday night.
Seems… More »

DEA Joins Michael Jackson Investigation

Celebuzz | July 2, 2009 - 10:45 am

The investigation into Michael Jackson’s death is about to get more intense.
MTV reports that the Los Angeles Police Department has asked the Drug Enforcement Administration to aid in its probe of Jackson’s death, which occurred last Thursday.
It’s suspected that Jackson may have gone into cardiac arrest after receiving an injection of… More »

Michael Jackson’s Doctor Ruled Out as Suspect

Celebuzz | June 29, 2009 - 8:40 am

An attorney for Michael Jackson’s live-in physician, Dr. Conrad Murray, claims that the Los Angeles Police Department has ruled out the possibility of wrongdoing on Murray’s part in Jackson’s death on Thursday, E! Online reports.
Moreover, the attorney, Edward M. Chernoff, says that, contrary to earlier suggestions, his client did not give or prescribe… More »

UPDATE: Michael Jackson’s Doctor To Answer Cops’ Questions

Regan Stephens | June 26, 2009 - 11:25 am

UPDATE: TMZ has identified the doctor in question as Dr. Conrad Robert Murray, who had apparenty been living with Jackson in his rented mansion. Murray is expected to meet with Los Angeles law enforcement and answer questions today.

Police are looking to question Michael Jackson’s personal physician, whose car was found at the… More »

Lindsay Lohan Denies Jewel Theft

Celebuzz | June 16, 2009 - 11:10 am

Did Lindsay Lohan steal $400,000 worth of Dior jewels from her UK Elle photoshoot? Though the gossip word is abuzz over her possible involvement in the heist, both the actress and the magazine say she isn’t the culprit.
The 22-year-old actress is denying that she had anything to do with the mysterious dissapearance of… More »

Cops Investigating Jessica Alba Vandalism Spree

Celebuzz | June 11, 2009 - 8:00 am

Uh-oh, Jessica Alba is in trouble with the law—and not because she’s so criminally hot.
The Associated Press reports that police in Oklahoma City have launched an investigation after the Fantastic Four actress—who’s in town filming a big-screen adaptation of the Jim Thompson crime novel The Killer Inside Meplastered the city with posters ofMore »

Jon & Kate Plus 8 Plus an Investigation?

Celebuzz | May 29, 2009 - 2:15 pm

Everyone knew this one was coming.
After weeks of speculation about the state of their family and marriage, Jon and Kate Gosselin are facing a new battle.
TMZ is reporting that the Pennsylvania Department of Labor is investigating whether the Gosselin’s hit reality show, Jon & Kate Plus 8, is complying with child… More »

Kanye West Pleads Not Guilty

Betsy Waldman | May 19, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Well, the video evidence is sort of damaging, no?
E! is reporting that Kanye West has pleaded not guilty to charges of grand theft, battery, and vandalism from his incident with the paparazzi and arrest last September at Los Angeles International Airport. 
The hot-tempered rapper and his business manager, Don Crawley, are under… More »

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