Judge issues warrant for Lohan arrest
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- A judge issued a warrant Thursday for Lindsay Lohan's arrest after the actress missed a mandatory hearing, and authorities say she could be arrested at the airport when she returns from the Cannes Film Festival. Bail was set at $100,000.
The 23-year-old actress was due in court for a progress report on her probation stemming from two arrests in 2007. Her attorney, Shawn Chapman Holley, said Lohan's passport was stolen while she was at the Cannes Film Festival and was unable to return to Los Angeles in time for Tort when she returns.
Suge Knight arrested in LA for alleged assault
LOS ANGELES -- Ex-rap music mogul Marion ''Suge'' Knight was arrested Thursday after he allegedly pointed a gun at a man and then drove off in his Cadillac, police said.
Knight, 45, was stopped by California Highway Patrol officers in suburban Gardena at about 12:30 a.m. and immediately turned over to Los Angeles police who swarmed around his white Escalade, according to police and news videos.
The brawny, bald, bearded Knight was handcuffed.
Parents group angry at title of CBS series
NEW YORK -- A parents group is threatening CBS affiliates with challenges to their broadcast licenses if they air the network's new comedy with a title that alludes to an obscenity.
The Parents Television Council, which monitors decency issues, criticized CBS for picking up a comedy series called ''(Bleep) My Dad Says'' that is based on a popular Twitter feed. Instead of the word, the CBS title uses a series of symbols.
The group said it will challenge the broadcast license of any CBS affiliate that airs the series or promotions for it before 10 p.m. CBS has scheduled the comedy for Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. It stars William Shatner as the father whose politically incorrect musings are put out on Twitter by his son.
Tim Winter, president of the Los Angeles-based organization, said he was aware that CBS was developing a series based on the Twitter sensation, but ''we couldn't imagine that a network would actually name a program either with an expletive or with the expletive ostensibly bleeped out.