Onetime high-flying lawyer Girardi indicted on client theft

LOS ANGELES – Disgraced ex-lawyer Tom Girardi, once celebrated for winning massive settlements, has been indicted by federal grand juries in Los Angeles and Chicago on charges he stole more than $18 million from clients, prosecutors announced Wednesday. The charges are the latest legal blow to a once-powerful player who rubbed elbows with politicians and … Read more

Grammys to honor Loretta Lynn, Takeoff, McVie

LOS ANGELES – The Grammys will pay homage to lives of Loretta Lynn, Migos rapper Takeoff and Christine McVie with star-studded performances during Sunday’s ceremony. The Recording Academy announced Wednesday that the ceremony will honor the three musicians who died last year with special performances during its in memoriam segment. Kacey Musgraves will perform “Coal … Read more

Prying eyes: Neighbors win privacy feud with UK Tate gallery

LONDON – The U.K. Supreme Court says people who live in glass houses have a right to privacy too. The court ruled Wednesday that a viewing platform at London’s Tate Modern art gallery made residents of glass-walled luxury apartments next door feel like animals in a zoo, and impeded “the ordinary use and enjoyment” of … Read more

Baldwin faces involuntary manslaughter charge in set death

SANTA FE, N.M. – Prosecutors linked Alec Baldwin to an expansive list of alleged failures in firearms safety as they filed a felony involuntary manslaughter charge Tuesday against the actor in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer on a New Mexico movie set. Halyna Hutchins died shortly after being wounded during rehearsals at a ranch … Read more

Police arrest actor, raid his Nevada home in sex abuse probe

LAS VEGAS – Las Vegas police on Tuesday arrested and raided the home of a former “Dances With Wolves” actor turned alleged cult leader accused of sexually assaulting young indigenous girls during a period spanning two decades, according to police records obtained by The Associated Press. Nathan Lee Chasing His Horse, who goes by Nathan … Read more