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  • Court Supports EMI in Lawsuit Over Duke Ellington’s Royalties

    Oct 23, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *New York’s highest court is backing EMI in a lawsuit filed against the music publisher by Duke Ellington’s heirs. Descendants of the late pianist, bandleader and composer have been seeking half the royalties from foreign sales of his music, according to Billboard. Their original 2010 suit alleges breach of the 1961 standard songwriter royalty contract. Ellington […]

  • Cee-Lo Green Pleads No Contest to Plying Woman with Ecstasy

    Aug 29, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Cee-Lo Green has pleaded no contest to one felony count of furnishing ecstasy to a woman during a 2012 dinner in Los Angeles. The Grammy-winning singer entered the plea during a brief court hearing on Friday, reports the Associated Press. He also entered a special plea in which he maintained his innocence in the case. […]

  • Renisha McBride’s Shooter Found Guilty of Second Degree Murder

    Aug 8, 14 by EURPublisher01 8 Comments

    *Per Huffington Post: A jury in Detroit found Theodore Wafer guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter in the death of Renisha McBride Thursday, according to the Associated Press. Wafer, 55, was on trial in Detroit’s Wayne County Circuit Court after shooting 19-year-old McBride on his porch in November. McBride appeared at Wafer’s house in Dearborn Heights, […]

  • ‘Shield’ Actor Michael Jace Waives Right to Preliminary Hearing

    Aug 1, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Michael Jace, who is accused of shooting his wife to death in May, in court Friday waived his right to a preliminary hearing, reports the Los Angeles Times. The move essentially means Jace’s attorneys admit there is enough evidence to go to trial, said Jane Robison, spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. […]

  • Arrest Warrant Out for Columbus Short over Court No Show

    Jul 30, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Things continue to spiral downward for former “Scandal” star Columbus Short, who now has a warrant out for his arrest, reports TMZ. The actor was ordered to show Wednesday morning in criminal court for a hearing in his domestic violence case. His wife was asking the judge for more protection from the actor. But Short failed […]

  • French Montana Pleads Guilty to Driving Without a License

    Jun 26, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *French Montana appeared in a New York courtroom Thursday where he pled guilty to driving his Rolls-Royce Ghost without a license, reports TMZ. The rapper, born Karim Kharbouch, was fined $588, due by Aug. 26. His lawyer called the whole thing a mix-up with the DMV and said French just wants to pay the fine […]