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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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  • Coroner defers cause of death in Brittany Murphy case

     
    The Los Angeles County Coroner's office will make a final determination of what caused the death of actress Brittany Murphy after toxicology results are completed in the next two months, officials said today. The medical examiner has completed Murphy's...
  • No charges filed in vandalism of UC Berkeley chancellor's campus home

     
    Eight people arrested after protesters vandalized the campus home of the UC Berkeley chancellor have not been charged with any crime and may never be, according to the Alameda County district attorney’s office. There is insufficient evidence to file...
  • Newborn infant found dead in O.C. dumpster might have been born nearby, authorities say

     
    The Orange County Sheriff's Department this morning was asking for the public's help as they searched for suspects after an newborn infant's body was found behind a Mexican restaurant in Stanton on Wednesday night. The body was discovered in a......
  • Funeral service scheduled for Brittany Murphy

     
    Brittany Murphy, the 32-year-old actress who died Sunday at her Hollywood Hills home, will be buried today during a private funeral service at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills. Murphy died of a sudden cardiac arrest, officials said. A law enforcement source,.....
  • André Birotte Jr. nominated to be U.S. attorney

     
    André Birotte Jr., who has served as inspector general of the Los Angeles Police Commission since 2003, has been nominated by President Obama to be U.S. attorney for the Central District of California. “André Birotte Jr. is an outstanding candidate......
  • Roman Polanski seeks $110,000 from magazines that ran photos of him under house arrest

     
    Roman Polanski, under house arrest in Switzerland, is suing two French magazines for publishing photos the director feels infringed his privacy. French media organizations reported earlier this week that the famed director launched the suit after the...
  • Teen charged with setting 2 Yucaipa-area wildfires

     
    A 16-year-old boy was charged with setting two wildfires in the Yucaipa area that burned more than 1,000 acres earlier this year. Ricky Sean Lukacs was charged as an adult by the San Bernardino County district attorney's office. Officials said......
  • Polanski in 'full comfort' at chalet, thanks supporters

     
    Roman Polanski, in his first public comments since being arrested in Switzerland three months ago, thanked his supporters and said he has "full hope" in the future. Polanski posted a message on the website of French author Bernard-Henri Levy, who......
  • Los Angeles court hearing scheduled in Roman Polanski case

     
    Two weeks after a state appellate court proposed a way to bring Roman Polanski’s long-running legal saga to a close, a Los Angeles County judge has scheduled a hearing on the 32-year-old child sex case. Polanski’s lawyers and prosecutors are......
  • Polanski asks to be sentenced in absentia in 1970s sex case

     
    Roman Polanski has asked a Los Angeles judge to sentence him in absentia for having sex with a 13-year-old in 1977. In a notarized letter submitted to a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge at a hearing Wednesday afternoon, the......
  • Fourth UC Irvine staffer receives letter with white powder and words 'black death'

     
    A fourth UC Irvine employee has received an envelope containing a white powder and a message that included the words “black death,” university officials said today. Authorities were called to the Natural Sciences II building at about 4:30 p.m....
  • Judge backs delayed showing of Prop. 8 trial on YouTube

     
    A federal judge in San Francisco said today that he wants the trial on the constitutionality of Proposition 8 to be videotaped and distributed over the Internet. "This certainly is a case that has sparked widespread interest," U.S. District Court......