January 16, 2013 in Nation/World

Not guilty pleas entered for Lohan

From Wire Reports
 

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Lindsay Lohan pleaded not guilty Tuesday to three misdemeanor charges related to a car crash and was ordered to appear in court for a hearing later this month.

Her plea was entered by her attorney Shawn Holley, who declined to comment after the hearing. Lohan was not required to attend.

Superior Court Commissioner Jane Godfrey said the actress must appear at a Jan. 30 pretrial hearing.

Lohan is charged with lying to police, reckless driving and obstructing police from performing their duties.

Police suspect Lohan was driving her sports car when it slammed into a dump truck while she was on her way to the set of “Liz and Dick” in early June. Lohan told police she wasn’t behind the wheel.

Lohan was on probation for a 2011 necklace theft case at the time and could face up to 245 days in jail if a judge determines she violated her probation. Godfrey also set a Feb. 27 trial date on the misdemeanor counts.

Lohan also was arrested in New York after an alleged fight with a woman, but a criminal complaint hasn’t been drawn up. The district attorney’s office there said last week that an inquiry was ongoing.

No death knell for ‘The Killing’

“The Killing” will live another season.

AMC and Fox Television Studios announced Tuesday the return of this crime drama for a third season after months spent in limbo.

The show’s stars, Mireille Enos and Joel Kinnaman, will be back, as will executive producer Veena Sud. Production resumes Feb. 25 in Vancouver, which substitutes for Seattle, the show’s setting. No premiere date was mentioned.

Furlong charged with battery of ex

Actor Edward Furlong has been charged with misdemeanor battery on an ex-girlfriend during an altercation on Sunday morning.

The “Terminator 2” actor was arrested in West Hollywood, Calif., on suspicion of battery and for an outstanding misdemeanor warrant on another domestic violence battery case involving the same woman.

The 35-year-old actor pleaded not guilty in the new case Tuesday and is due back in court on Jan. 25.

He has also been involved in a custody dispute with his ex-wife and faces a probation violation hearing on Feb. 15 for contempt of court in a Los Angeles case.

The birthday bunch

Author William Kennedy is 85. Opera singer Marilyn Horne is 79. Hall of Fame auto racer A.J. Foyt is 78. Country singer Ronnie Milsap is 70. Country singer Jim Stafford is 69. Movie director John Carpenter is 65. Actress-dancer-choreographer Debbie Allen is 63. Singer Sade is 54. Model Kate Moss is 39. Rock musician Nick Valensi (The Strokes) is 32.

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