Woman pleads not guilty to break-in of Trebek's room
SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Francisco woman charged with breaking into the hotel room of ''Jeopardy!'' host Alex Trebek has pleaded not guilty to felony charges of burglary and possession of stolen property.
Lucinda Moyers entered her plea Monday in San Francisco Superior Court. The judge kept the 56-year-old's bail at $625,000. She is scheduled back in court on Aug. 15 to set a preliminary hearing date.
Authorities said Moyers stole cash, a bracelet and other items from the San Francisco hotel room on July 26 where Trebek was staying with his wife, Jean. All of the items except the cash and bracelet were recovered.
Trebek said he chased Moyers out of his room at the Marriot Marquis. He ruptured his Achilles tendon and is currently on crutches.
Barker gives $230,000 to house chimps
LOS ANGELES -- Animal activist Bob Barker has gone to bat for dogs, cats, whales, pigeons, elephants and all kinds of other animals. Five chimpanzees are the beneficiaries of his latest donation.
Chimp Haven in Keithville, La., said his donation of $230,000 last month will pay to expand the 200-acre habitat to make room for the five chimps and care for them for one year.
Barker said the chimps came from a Texas research laboratory that went bankrupt.
Octomom to take more punches in boxing match
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- Octomom Nadya Suleman isn't done taking punches.
The Springfield, Mass., newspaper The Republican reports that Celebrity Boxing Federation promoter Damon Feldman announced Monday that Suleman will be the featured fighter in a bout in Springfield, 90 miles west of Boston.
Suleman drew criticism and was dubbed the Octomom in 2009 when she gave birth to eight babies. She was an unemployed single mother who already had six children. She said she was addicted to having children. Her octuplets are the world's longest-surviving set.
Feldman said he's looking for a woman who wants to get in the ring and ''fight this well-known mom.''