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  • L.A. Home Searched for Missing Studio Exec Gavin Smith

    L.A. Home Searched for Missing Studio Exec Gavin Smith

    (LOS ANGELES) — The search for missing Hollywood executive Gavin Smith took a twist Friday as detectives searched the home of a family in the San Fernando Valley in connection to his disappearance. Smith, a 57-year-old father and husband who worked in film distribution in Hollywood, went missing on May 2 from the house of a female friend at around 10 p.m. Friday’s search of a house in the San Fernando Valley began around 7:30 a.m. as authorities served a search warrant on the home. According to the Los Angeles Times, the home belonged to a family of four on […]

  • Sentences in Worldwide Child Sex Ring

    Sentences in Worldwide Child Sex Ring

    (WASHINGTON) — It began when shocked investigators found video on a computer of a 2-year-old-boy being sexually abused.  A forensic investigation of that computer in Milford, Mass., led to a man related to the child in Arizona, and to a day-care worker in the Netherlands who posted the video on an international child porn website. Two years later, tracking down the picture of that exploited little boy has resulted in 33 arrests worldwide, the rescue of 138 children, and the takedown of an international network of men bent on sexually exploiting children, according to federal officials. The sprawling, complex investigation […]

  • Lauren Alaina Contributes Background Vocals to New Aerosmith Album

    Lauren Alaina Contributes Background Vocals to New Aerosmith Album

    Lauren Alaina got to know Steven Tyler during her time competing on American Idol, and now the Idol judge and Aerosmith frontman has pulled Lauren in to sing on his band’s new album. Lauren contributed background vocals to a song called “Oh Yeah” that’s expected to show up on Aerosmith’s new album, Music from Another Dimension. Lauren says, “The fact that I got to go in the studio with Aerosmith, that’s fine with me. I mean, who gets to say that? Not many people.” Steven Tyler was actually in the studio with Lauren when she recorded her part for the […]

  • Backed By Obama, Pride Month Takes Off

    Backed By Obama, Pride Month Takes Off

    (WASHINGTON) — It’s a rite of June that has been going on for years. In cities across the country, including Washington, rainbow flags wave beneath the summer sun as the LGBT community celebrates “Pride Month.” Friday night, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray held a reception and panel discussion on the LGBT Alliance in politics. At the reception,  transgendered, gay and lesbian members and advocates acknowledged each other with the warm greeting of “Happy Pride!” Mayor Gray hosted a live interview followed by a panel discussion with local politicians. The audience was in good spirits as the panel vocally supported LGBT causes. […]

  • Report: Ronnie Dunn Parts with Longtime Record Label

    Report: Ronnie Dunn Parts with Longtime Record Label

    Ronnie Dunn has parted ways with his longtime record label, Arista Records, a division of Sony Music Nashville. According to TheBoot.com, Ronnie posted a message on his Facebook page, saying, “Deal with Sony is over. Next chapter. Moving on.” That post has since been taken down. Requests for comment from Sony Music Nashville and Ronnie’s rep were unanswered at press time. Ronnie has been with Arista Records since the release of Brooks & Dunn‘s 1991 debut album, Brand New Man. Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

  • Canadian ‘Cannibal’ and Hollywood Murder Not Connected: Cops

    Canadian ‘Cannibal’ and Hollywood Murder Not Connected: Cops

    (LOS ANGELES) — Los Angeles police do not believe the dismemberment of a Montreal student by a Canadian “cannibal” is connected to the chopped up body found beneath the famous Hollywood sign in January, a commander told ABC News on Friday. L.A. cops said on Thursday they were in touch with their counterparts in Montreal looking for a possible connection between the murder of Hervey Medellin, 66, who was decapitated and his remains were scattered beneath the famous landmark, and the videotaped dismemberment of Jun Lin, 33, a Chinese student killed in May in Quebec. Lin was allegedly killed by […]

  • ‘Millionaire Madam’s’ Son Asks Dad, ‘What’s Prostitution?’

    ‘Millionaire Madam’s’ Son Asks Dad, ‘What’s Prostitution?’

    (NEW YORK) — The 9-year-old son of accused “millionaire madam” Anna Gristina has asked, “What’s prostitution?” his father said in an exclusive  interview with ABC News’ New York City affiliate WABC on the hardships of raising the boy, who wants to know about his mother’s legal troubles. Kelvin Gorr’s wife is still behind bars after she was arrested four months ago for allegedly running a $15 million sex empire in a small rent-stabilized apartment in Manhattan’s Upper East Side, with prostitutes charging A-list clients up to $2,500 a night. She has denied the charges. Gristina allegedly ran the business while […]