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Nude Woman’s Body Found in Boyle Heights

LOS ANGELES | April 26, 2011

KTLA Elizabeth Espinosa report of Nude Woman's Body found in Boyle HeightsAccording to a KTLA News report by Elizabeth Espinosa, in the Boyle Heights area off of the Interstate 5 Freeway Cesar Chavez off-ramp a homicide investigation is under way after a nude woman’s body was found in a plastic storage container Monday night. A homeless person found the body stashed inside the container shortly before 11 p.m. when he called the police, according to LAPD officials.

LAPD officials said the body is that of a Hispanic female who could be between 20 to 30 years old and that there is no obvious signs of blunt trauma to the body. The woman’s body did, however, have the words "love" and "hate" tattooed on each of her wrists.

It is believed that the plastic container was tossed from a moving vehicle and broke open.

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Former Destiny’s Child Star Arrested in Culver City

CULVER CITY | April 26, 2011

Farrah FranklinFarrah Franklin, former Destiny’s Child star, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of disorderly conduct and says she intends on suing the Culver City police for allegedly ‘manhandling’ her during the arrest.  The 29-year-old was later released on $100 bail and insists she is innocent. Franklin accuses officers of targeting her for her race and mistreating her during detainment.

According to the KTLA News report, Franklin told TMZ:

"Unfortunately, I am the latest victim on what seems to be a growing list of those who are racially profiled and mistreated by Culver City Police. I was manhandled by the arresting officers."

According to KTLA News, the singer tweeted

"YES, I’m okay & YES there WILL be a lawsuit! F**K da Culver City Police!!!! You cant keep a good girl down."

Farrah Franklin joined Destiny’s Child in 2000 although she was hired as an extra in the Destiny’s Child music video "Bills, Bills, Bills" in 1999. Farrah along with Michelle Williams replaced LaTavia Roberson and LeToya Luckett in 2000 and Farrah’s stint with Destiny’s Child lasted for only five months, learning about her firing from the band from an MTV news report and interview of Beyonce Knowles.

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Judge Judy Rushed To Hospital For Health Scare

LOS ANGELES | March 30, 2011

Judy Sheindlin, the star of the legal show "Judge Judy," was rushed from her Hollywood studio Wednesday morning to a local hospital in what her publicist calls a "health scare." Gary Rosen, Judge Judy’s publicist, told KTLA News that he had spoken to Sheindlinand that "all of the tests are negative and she’s going home tomorrow."

It remains unknown to the press what exactly prompted Sheindlin to seek medical attention, however the studio reports that "she will be back taping her show on April 12, as scheduled."

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