Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Entertainment
NYC police looking into arrest of subway performer

Musicians rallied around a fellow subway performer whose arrest in a busy station came after a confrontation over whether he needed a permit and was captured on video as straphangers jeered police.

The New York Police Department said it's looking into the arrest of Andrew Kalleen.

Defense wants theater shooting trial postponed

Defense attorneys are asking a judge to push back the trial for the man charged in the Colorado movie theater shooting so they can have more time to review a doctor's sanity evaluation that included 22 hours of interviews.

Attorneys for James Holmes asked for the postponement Tuesday, and the judge gave prosecutors until Wednesday to respond. The doctor's findings haven't been released.

Toys R Us pulls 'Breaking Bad' dolls

Toys R Us is pulling its four collectible dolls based on the characters of AMC's hit series "Breaking Bad" after taking heat from a Florida mom who launched a petition campaign last week.

The dolls are based on the series about a high school chemistry teacher named Walter White who turns into a crystal meth dealer and his sidekick Jesse Pinkman The toys have a detachable bag of cash and a bag of methamphetamines.

Central Michigan star back sentenced in theft case

One of college football's top running backs won't serve jail time in a Michigan theft case.

Central Michigan's Thomas Rawls was sentenced Tuesday in Isabella County Trial Court to a year's probation and 104 hours of community service.

Victoria Clark joins the cast of musical 'Gigi'

Tony Award-winner Victoria Clark has joined the Broadway-bound musical "Gigi" playing a role she lately has been really enjoying — a mentor.

Clark said Tuesday that she and three-time Tony Award nominee Dee Hoty will join the cast, led by pop star Vanessa Hudgens. The rest of the actors include Howard McGillin, Corey Cott and Steffanie Leigh.

'Fascinating' change of plans: Walters will return

Maybe Barbara Walters had her fingers crossed when she said last year's "10 Most Fascinating People" telecast would be her last.

In any case, ABC announced Tuesday that Walters will be back with yet another edition of the annual roundup. Among those fascinating people she will interview for the special: Oprah Winfrey, Neil Patrick Harris, Chelsea Handler and Scarlett Johansson.

Actress Daniele Watts charged with lewd conduct

Actress Daniele Watts, who suggested she was detained by police because of racial profiling after she was found in a parked car with her boyfriend, was charged Tuesday with lewd conduct.

Watts, 28, and her boyfriend Brian Lucas, 43, were each charged with a single misdemeanor count that carries a potential sentence of six months in jail and a $1,000 fine, said Frank Mateljan, spokesman for the city attorney's office.

Police contacted actress before she was found dead

Suburban Seattle police say they contacted actress Misty Upham, known for her roles in "August: Osage County," "Frozen River" and "Django Unchained," several times before she was found dead in a ravine last week.

Auburn police said Tuesday that officers contacted Upham four times since July 2013, and each time she agreed to be taken by private ambulance for further evaluation. Once she told investigators she had a black eye and an ankle injury from jumping out a second-story window.

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