Arrests & Convictions

New Details On Sean Penn's Interview With El Chapo

1/11/2016 5:36pm EST
Sean Penn
Actor Sean Penn has been taking some flak in Hollywood and on social media for his recent interview in Rolling Stone with Mexican drug cartel leader El Chapo, but now an American official has confirmed that the interview was key to helping authorities find and arrest the wanted man.

People confirmed the news on Monday.

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Loera was interviewed by Penn for Rolling Stone last October while he was still in hiding after his dramatic escape from a Mexican prison cell. An anonymous Mexican authority told the Associated Press on Sunday that Guzman was tracked down because ...

How To Get Arrested For Withdrawing $200,000 Of Own Money? Ask This Rapper

1/11/2016 4:51pm EST
Blac Youngsta 'Mistaken' ID: Atlanta Cops Detain Memphis Rapper
A member of CMG (Collective Music Group), "Black Youngsta," isn't a happy man. Friday, the Memphis-based rapper was detained in Atlanta after withdrawing $200,000 of his own money. Police officers later said Youngsta was stopped in error, a victim of mistaken identity.

Blac Youngsta (real name, Sam Benson), was exiting the Wells Fargo Bank in Georgia when cops, with their weapons drawn, detained him and put him in handcuffs. Officers set their sights on the straps of cash and questioned him about the large amount, according to WXIA 11 Alive.

Apparently, the PD received a 911 call from t...

Teresa Giudice Planning Divorce?

1/11/2016 12:32pm EST
Teresa Giudice
Teresa Giudice is preparing to say goodbye to her husband, Joe Giudice, but will she file for divorce?

According to Radar Online, Teresa and Joe's relationship is strong and the two plan on staying together while Joe is serving his 41-month prison sentence. Teresa has only been home from jail for a couple of weeks now, but she is already preparing herself to say goodbye to her husband once more.

"Teresa doesn’t want there to be any delay in seeing Joe from the time he begins serving time. Those first few weeks were very, very hard for Teresa. The phone calls home helped, but Teresa couldn...

Bill Cosby's Medal To Be Revoked?

1/9/2016 7:40pm EST
Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby has faced allegations of sexual misconduct for years but was only charged with a crime for the first time late last month in relation to a 2004 incident. Now, an Arizona Congressman is trying to get the comedian's Presidential Medal of Freedom revoked because of Cosby's admission under oath that he obtained drugs to give to women he wanted to have sex with.

Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz, announced plans to introduce the legislation Friday. It asks for President Obama to revoke Cosby's medal, the nation's highest civilian honor.

“I am sick and tired of watching the rapid decline of ou...

Sundance Will Debut O.J. Simpson ‘30 for 30’ Documentary

1/6/2016 10:20am EST
ESPN To Debut O.J. Simpson ‘30 for 30’ Documentary Miniseries At
ESPN announced on Tuesday that it has completed a new documentary miniseries about the rise and fall of O.J. Simpson. "O.J.: Made in America" will be a five-part, ten-hour project under the network's critically acclaimed "30 for 30" banner, and debut on Jan. 22 at the Sundance Film Festival.

Per the network's presentation at the Television Critics Association press tour, "Made in America" will be directed by Ezra Edelman (a Peabody Award winner for HBO Films' Magic & Bird: A Courtship of Rivals). The series will trace Simpson's story from becoming a football star to his infamous murder tri...

Did Whoopi Defend Bill Cosby Again?

1/5/2016 12:18pm EST
Whoopi Goldberg Talks Bill Cosby Arrest On 'The View', Says 'We
Bill Cosby was charged with sexual assault in Montgomery County, PA on December 30. It's the first time Cosby has faced any legal ramifications over the numerous allegations that he repeatedly drugged and raped multiple women over the last 50 years.

Plenty of pundits are weighing in on the news and that included the women of 'The View' and Whoopi Goldberg on Monday.

You may recall that Goldberg stoked controversy last year when she defended Cosby after the allegations first came up. She didn't do anything quite so brazen yesterday, but her choice of words was still interesting.

"I want e...

Is Joe Giudice's Life In Danger?

1/5/2016 11:49am EST
Joe and Teresa Giudice
Joe Giudice will be heading to prison in March to serve a 41-month sentence and a report from Radar Online claims that Joe's life is already in danger. According to the report, Joe has already received threats and it sounds like there are some people in prison who can't wait to "meet" Joe.

Giudice will be serving his sentence at Fort Dix. The 43-year-old father of four was convicted of federal fraud and will be paying the ultimate price. As far as his family life goes, Teresa will likely be bringing the couple's four daughters to visit Joe once a week or close to it.

Joe Giudice and his w...

Bill Cosby Faces Jail Time In 2004 Assault Case, 'America's Dad' To Be Arraigned Wednesday

12/30/2015 12:56pm EST
Will Bill Cosby Serve Time In Jail? 'America's Dad' Faces Jail T
Just days before the statute of limitations is due to run out, comedian Bill Cosby was charged with drugging and sexually assaulting Temple University employee Andrea Constand, now 42, at his Pennsylvania mansion 12 years ago.

According to People, an arrest warrant was issued on Wednesday for the man who played Dr. Cliff Huxtable for eight years on the Cosby Show. Known to many as "America's Dad," the 78-year-old is expected to be arraigned on Wednesday afternoon on a charge of aggravated indecent assault. The Chicago Tribune states that the charge is punishable by five to 10 years in jail...

'Glee' Star Mark Salling Arrested For Possession Of Child Porn

12/29/2015 1:28pm EST
'Glee' Star Mark Salling Arrested For Possession Of Child Pornog
Actor Mark Salling, most known for playing Noah "Puck" Puckerman on "Glee," was arrested this morning for possession of child pornography.

Crime Watch Daily broke the news after learning the Los Angeles Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force served a search warrant early this morning at what appeared to be his house in Sunland, Calif.

The LAPD subsequently arrested the star.

It isn't the first time the actor has gotten into trouble. Earlier this year he was forced to pay $2.7 million to former girlfriend Roxanne Gorzela over claims he refused to wear a condom when they had se...

Robert Downey Jr. Got An Extra Special Christmas Present This Year

12/26/2015 12:37pm EST
robert downey jr.
California Gov. Jerry Brown gave actor Robert Downey Jr. a pretty cool Christmas present this year: a pardon for his 1996 drug conviction.

Downey Jr. today is the star of Marvel's Iron Man franchise and one of the highest-paid actors in the world. But in the late 1990s, he struggled with drug addiction and was arrested after authorities found heroin, cocaine and a pistol in his car.

Downey Jr. spent time in jail for his crimes, but now Gov. Brown has decided that the actor has paid his debt to society. Downey Jr. was one of 91 people to receive an official pardon from the governor this ye...