Articles by Michael Billera
Todd Bridges, 'Willis Jackson' From 'Diff'rent Strokes,' Announces Separation From His Wife, Dori, After 14 Years
May 29 2012 5:22 PM
Todd Bridges, the television actor famous for his portrayal of Willis Jackson in Diff'rent Strokes, filed for separation from his wife, Dori, after 14 years of marriage.
Dennis Rodman Sentenced To Community Service And Informal Probation For Failing To Pay Child Support
May 29 2012 3:17 PM
The notable and flamboyant former NBA star Dennis Rodman has been sentenced in Southern California to 104 hours of community service and three years of informal probation after he was convicted of contempt for failing to pay the proper amount owed in child support.
- Suspect Falls To Death From Crane On Southern Methodist University's Dallas Campus After 14-Hour Standoff
May 29 2012 11:28 AM
A suspected armed robber plummeted 150 feet from a crane to his death early Tuesday ending a 14-hour standoff on Southern Methodist University's Dallas campus.
Elvis Presley's Crypt To Be Auctioned Off In June
May 28 2012 6:10 PM
If one lucky individual can afford to pay the price, then he or she can buy the original resting place of Elvis Presley, aka the King of Rock and Roll.
President Obama Pays Tribute To Fallen Troops In Arlington National Cemetery On Memorial Day 2012
May 28 2012 2:26 PM
The U.S. must make every effort to be a nation worthy of your sacrifice, President Barack Obama said of the country's fallen troops as he paid tribute to them in a Memorial Day speech at the Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.
Boxing Champion Johnny Tapia Found Dead In His Home In Albuquerque
May 28 2012 1:12 PM
Johnny Tapia, a five-time boxing champion, whose controversial personal life included several run-ins with the law along with cocaine and alcohol addiction, was found dead on Sunday in his home in Albuquerque, NM. He was 45 years old.
Harvard Apologizes For Updates On The Life Of The Unabomber, Ted Kaczynski's In Its Red Book
May 25 2012 3:42 PM
The Harvard Alumni Association apologized for an entry in the 50th anniversary report for the class of 1962 in which Ted Kaczynski, the man known as the Unabomber who is serving multiple life sentences, updated his awards and current job title.
Pedro Hernandez, Man Who Admitted To Murdering Etan Patz, Placed On Suicide Watch: Hernandez's Sister Hopes For Justice For Patz
May 25 2012 1:23 PM
Pedro Hernandez, the former SoHo bodega stock boy who confessed to the murder of 6-year-old Etan Patz 33 years after the boy disappeared, was taken to Bellevue Hospital and placed on suicide watch. Authorities promptly put him the hospital after he told police he no longer takes his psychiatric medication.
Cabin Door From A Canadair CL600 Lands On Westin Diplomat Resort And Spa's Golf Course In Hallandale Beach
May 25 2012 10:47 AM
Federal authorities are currently investigating how a door from a private jet landed on a South Florida golf course on Thursday.
New York PS 368 Students Can Study Arabic
May 24 2012 5:02 PM
At PS 368 in the Hamilton Heights section of Manhattan, students who attend the school in the spring can study Arabic.
Etan Patz Murder Suspect Identified As Pedro Hernandez, Reveals Gruesome Details To Police
May 24 2012 12:41 PM
Police have arrested a man identified as Pedro Hernandez in connection with the 1979 disappearance and murder of Etan Patz..
Mickey Shunick Missing Without A Trace As Volunteers Retrace Bike Route
May 24 2012 11:17 AM
Dozens of people gathered to retrace the route that was taken by the Louisa college student Michaela Mickey Shunick, who mysteriously vanished while out for a bike ride last Saturday.