Friday, 16 August 2019 The "Hollywood Ripper" murder trial verdict was read Thursday with the jury finding Michael Gargiulo guilty of two murders and guilty of one attempted murder in California. Prosecutors accused 43-year-old Gargiulo of murdering three women — including Ashley Ellerin, 22, who was friendly with Hollywood actor Ashton Kutcher. Chris Martinez has the latest from Los Angeles.
Murderer of Ashton Kutcher’s Friend, Ashley Ellerin, Is Found Guilty Michael Gargiulo, dubbed the “Hollywood Ripper,” was found guilty of two murders and attempted murder on Aug. 15 in Los Angeles, California. The trial’s second phase is scheduled to begin next week to determine his sanity...
Several US sailors suffered injuries following an apparent explosion and fire on a naval ship in San Deigo, California on Sunday, US media reported citing the US Navy. Authorities were working to put out the fire on the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. The agency said it was working with federal firefighters to extinguish the blaze, the cause of which was not reported. "Local, base and shipboard fire fighting teams are responding to a fire aboard USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) located on Naval Base San Diego. More information to follow," Naval Surface Forces tweeted The ABC News reported that the department said that several sailors were being treated for a "variety" of injuries at the scene.
Sonar equipment and a specially-trained dog are being used to search for "Glee" actress Naya Rivera in murky California waters. According to CNN, Ventura County authorities say the recovery operation could take days. Rivera, 33, went to Lake Piru on Wednesday. She rented a pontoon boat with her 4-year-old son, then vanished. Rivera's son was on the boat, but she was nowhere to be found.
Last year a judge ordered Bill Cosby to pay $2.75 million in legal bills to a California law firm. The law firm, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, of Los Angeles, Calif said Cosby hasn't paid the money as yet. Fox News reports that on Friday, the firm filed papers in Manhattan Supreme Court saying Cosby was delinquent in payment. The firm says because of 10 percent interest that has accrued, they are now owed $2.98 million.
Hollywood star Johnny Depp told London's High Court on Wednesday that allegations he had physically abused his ex-wife Amber Heard were a hoax built up over years during their relationship as an 'insurance policy'. Edward Baran reports.
Actor Armie Hammer and his wife, Elizabeth Chambers Hammer, have announced they are separating. The couple have been married for 10 years. Armie and Elizabeth announced the split via social media. The pair and their two kids, 5 and 3, had been quarantining together in the Cayman Islands for months, People.com reports. CNN reports that Hammer has returned to Los Angeles.
CNN reports a garment manufacturer in downtown Los Angeles has been ordered closed. After the deaths of four workers, investigators discovered 300 confirmed coronavirus cases among employees of Los Angeles Apparel. The death of four dedicated garment workers is heartbreaking and tragic. Dr.