Christian Slater rejects plea deal
NEW YORK - Christian Slater has rejected a plea bargain deal from prosecutors on a charge of allegedly groping a woman.
Slater was charged with forcible touching - a misdemeanor that carries up to one year in jail - after he allegedly walked up behind a woman and grabbed her buttocks as she was buying a soda in a small grocery store on Manhattan's Upper East Side in the early morning of May 31.
Under the plea bargain offer, Slater would have pleaded guilty to a charge of second-degree harassment in return for the community service.
Agassi says he won't run for Nevada Congress
CARSON CITY, Nev. - Andre Agassi has made it official: He's not running for Congress in Nevada's 2006 elections.
Gil Eisner, a retired Summerlin resident, sought to draft Agassi, who lives in Las Vegas, to run for the 3rd Congressional District seat held by Rep. Jon Porter, a Republican. He said Agassi would be perfect because of his name recognition and reputation as a philanthropist.
Zsa Zsa Gabor recovering from stroke, surgery
LOS ANGELES - Zsa Zsa Gabor was back home after a minor stroke and successful emergency surgery last week to clear a blocked artery.
''This operation was really a miracle. This operation saved her life,'' said her husband, Frederick von Anhalt.
Gabor returned to her Bel-Air home Monday, after surgery July 6 at a Los Angeles hospital.
Danica Patrick looks glam, loses at ESPY
LOS ANGELES - Rookie race car driver Danica Patrick was unabashedly glamorous despite not winning anything at the ESPY Awards.
''I got my hair all curly and I'm wearing a dress,'' she said.
Patrick, 23, lost to Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat for breakthrough athlete.
- From wire reports