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Roman Polanski

Roman Polanski
A Polish film director. Polanski's career highlights include Rosemary's Baby (1968) and Chinatown (1974). In 1977 he was arrested in Los Angeles and pleaded guilty to "unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor." Fleeing to Europe following his U.S. conviction Polanski has been a fugitive in the U.S. for decades.
A Polish film director. Polanski's career highlights include Rosemary's Baby (1968) and Chinatown (1974). In 1977 he was arrested in Los Angeles and pleaded guilty to "unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor." Fleeing to Europe following his U.S. conviction Polanski has been a fugitive in the U.S. for decades. « Show less

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  • Resident pistol-whipped in Northridge home-invasion robbery

     
    Police this morning are seeking three home-invasion robbers who entered a San Fernando Valley house and pistol-whipped a resident, authorities said. The three armed suspects entered through unlocked door into the home in the 18900 block of Napa Street in....
  • Two more water main breaks: Hollywood and the Hollywood Hills [Updated]

     
    Two more water main breaks sent water flooding into Los Angeles streets, the latest in a string of pipeline failures bedeviling the city???s Department of Water and Power. Crews are working to shore up an 8-inch pipe near Paramount Studios......
  • Judge orders Lindsay Lohan to Beverly Hills court over terms of DUI sentence

     
    A judge has ordered Lindsay Lohan to a Beverly Hills court this morning to check her progress on a drunk driving case. The court appearance stems from a 2007 incident in which she crashed her car on Sunset Boulevard in......
  • Roman Polanski out of Zurich prison, under medical care

     
    Roman Polanski remained at a medical center in Zurich, Switzerland, this morning, a day after being taken out of his prison cell for an undisclosed medical condition. "All I know is that he has been taken from prison for medical......
  • Sarkozy criticizes arrest of Roman Polanski

     
    The arrest of Roman Polanski was "not a good administration of justice," French President Nicolas Sarkozy said. Sarkozy is the latest -- and most senior -- French official to raise questions about the case against Polanski, who was taken into......
  • Santa Monica loosens policy for street performers

     
    Street performers in Santa Monica will no longer need a permit to entertain passersby on most city sidewalks under an ordinance approved this week by the City Council. The new rule came in response to a ruling over the summer......
  • Santa Monica tenants and property owners to mark 30 years of rent control

     
    The city of Santa Monica plans to commemorate 30 years of rent control by holding its first-ever workshop for tenants and property owners. The event, "Finding Common Ground in Changing Times," is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday......
  • Theater review: 'The Value of Names' at West Coast Jewish Theatre

     
    As Roman Polanski is well aware, time does not heal all wounds. Certain actions, no matter how distant or deftly rationalized, can haunt one through a lifetime. Legendary Hollywood director Leo Greshen, the antagonist in Jeffrey Sweet???s flawed but...
  • Man arrested in shooting of high school student in Hollywood

     
    Police today arrested a 25-year-old man suspected of shooting a high school student in the hip as she was walking home from school in Hollywood. Julio Cesar Garcia was taken into custody about 2:20 a.m. on suspicion of attempted murder,......
  • Lindsay Lohan given more time to complete treatment program

     
    A Beverly Hills judge today extended Lindsay Lohan's probation for a year in connection with a 2007 drunk-driving case. The judge made the decision to extend probation after learning that Lohan had not completed required treatment programs because she...
  • Dead man slumped on balcony mistaken for Halloween decoration

     
    A 75-year-old dead man sat decomposing on his Marina del Rey balcony for days because neighbors thought the body was part of a Halloween display and didn???t call police. Mostafa Mahmoud Zayed had apparently been dead since Monday with a......
  • 97-year-old L.A. homeless woman gets a home

     
    A 97-year-old homeless woman who was living with her two sons in a battered 1973 Chevrolet Suburban in Venice has received a temporary home, compliments of a nonprofit Los Angeles housing group. Bessie Mae Berger and sons Larry Wilkerson, 60,......