Paparazzi won't face charges for chasing actress
LOS ANGELES - Paparazzi who chased Reese Witherspoon from her gym to her home won't face criminal charges, prosecutors say.
Although photographers undoubtedly terrified the actress when they "besieged" her in April, there wasn't evidence of false imprisonment or other crimes, said William C. Hodgman, head of the district attorney office's Target Crimes Unit.
7-foot-plus actor McGrory dies
LOS ANGELES - Matthew McGrory, the deep-voiced 7-foot-plus actor who moved from appearances on Howard Stern's radio show to a high-profile role as a gentle giant in the movie "Big Fish," has died. He was 32.
McGrory died Tuesday at his home in Los Angeles, said director Drew Sky, who was working with him on a biopic of wrestler-turned-actor Andre the Giant. Paramedics determined he died of apparent natural causes, police said.
Rolling Stones team up with NFL
NEW YORK - The Rolling Stones are teaming with ABC and the NFL for a season-long marketing tie-in with "Monday Night Football."
Footage from the Stones' concert tour performance in Detroit will be included in a one-hour pre-game special Sept. 8, the network announced Monday.
'Mr. Goodbar' author dies
NEW YORK - Author Judith Rossner, whose hugely successful novel ''Looking for Mr. Goodbar'' was made into a movie starring Diane Keaton, died Tuesday night at NYU Medical Center., her family said Wednesday. She was 70.
Rossner's 10 novels also included the No. 1 bestseller ''August,'' published in 1983.
'Dallas' actress dead at age 82
LOS ANGELES - Barbara Bel Geddes, the winsome actress who rose to stage and movie stardom but reached her greatest fame as Miss Ellie Ewing in the long-running TV series ''Dallas,'' has died. She was 82.
The San Francisco Chronicle said she died Monday of lung cancer at her home in Northeast Harbor, Maine.
Bel Geddes was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actress for the 1948 drama ''I Remember Mama'' and was the original Maggie the Cat on Broadway in ''Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.''
-From wire reports