Locklear cited for hit-and-run in 4 a.m. crash
LOS ANGELES -- Heather Locklear has a court date next month on misdemeanor hit-and-run charges after an early-morning crash knocked down a street sign.
Ventura County Sheriff's Captain Eric Dowd says Locklear was cited and released Saturday after a resident reported hearing a crash around 4 a.m. An investigation led police to Locklear, whom they believe was behind the wheel at the time of the crash.
Blair Berk, an attorney for the 48-year-old actress, confirmed Locklear was cited as the car's registered owner but said ''it is not yet clear who was driving the vehicle.''
Authors turn rockers in DC for Haiti benefit
WASHINGTON -- A semi-musical band made up of best-selling authors, including Dave Barry, Amy Tan and Mitch Albom, is touring East Coast cities to raise money for Haitian relief and other charities.
The Rock Bottom Remainders tour began Wednesday night with a concert at Washington's 9:30 Club and continues this week in Philadelphia, New York and Boston.
Tan says the qualifications for making the band were having no talent and no ego. She says she's a terrible singer and doesn't remember lyrics. She focuses on costumes instead.
Barry says the band has been hailed as ''not as bad as you would expect.''
Museum can't sell rare Ansel Adams prints
FRESNO, Calif. -- The bankrupt Fresno Metropolitan Museum has agreed to return six Ansel Adams photographs to his son, who had objected to them being sold to pay off creditors.
The move will settle a lawsuit by Michael Adams and his wife, Jeanne, who gave the famed nature photographer's prints to the Met in 1983 but maintained they did not give permission for them to be sold.
The museum closed in January after going into $4 million debt.
The photos being returned are of Yosemite National Park, Mount McKinley and Lone Pine in California, and Canyon de Chelly National Monument in Arizona. Adams' attorney Rene Lastreto says the photographer never intended for private collectors to hang those prints in their living rooms.