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

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…

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

Report: Mel Gibson’s Ex Investigated for Extortion

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…

| July 21, 2010 - 4:15 pm

Police To Get Mel Gibson Tapes for Evidence

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…

Celebuzz | July 12, 2010 - 4:10 pm

Mel Gibson Being Investigated for Domestic Violence

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…

Celebuzz | July 8, 2010 - 3:33 pm

Rihanna Needled by Authorities in Tattoo Investigation

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.

Celebuzz | July 3, 2009 - 7:00 am

DEA Joins Michael Jackson Investigation

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…

Celebuzz | July 2, 2009 - 10:45 am

Michael Jackson’s Doctor Ruled Out as Suspect

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…

Celebuzz | June 29, 2009 - 8:40 am

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

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…

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

Lindsay Lohan Denies Jewel Theft

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…

Celebuzz | June 16, 2009 - 11:10 am

Cops Investigating Jessica Alba Vandalism Spree

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 of

Celebuzz | June 11, 2009 - 8:00 am

Jon & Kate Plus 8 Plus an Investigation?

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…

Celebuzz | May 29, 2009 - 2:15 pm

Kanye West Pleads Not Guilty

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…

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

FBI Steps in on ‘Wolverine’ Movie Leak

X-Men Origins: Wolverine is creating plenty of drama off the screen too—and it hasn’t even been released yet.
The BBC reports that the FBI has been called in to investigate an Internet leak of an “incomplete” version of the Hugh Jackman-Liev Schreiber superhero flick earlier this week, more than a month before its official…

Celebuzz | April 2, 2009 - 6:00 pm

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Celebuzz | March 13, 2009 - 5:29 pm

Mary-Kate Olsen: Not Speaking to Cops

Bazillionaire tween goddess and rumored former Heath Ledger girlfriend Mary-Kate Olsen might have let her emotions get the best of her during a screening of The Dark Knight, but she’s keeps her cool when the cops come poking around. The Daily Telegraph reports that Olsen is refusing to cooperate with the investigation into Ledger’s January…

Celebuzz | August 4, 2008 - 4:20 pm