Photo: Gabriel Johnson seems to appear sluggish and holding a prescription medicine dispenser in a new photo released by police.
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Wainio, a 36-year-old Kmart "loss prevention specialist," died last Thursday in Waterford, Mich. after grabbing onto the vehicle of two alleged shoplifters after a parking lot confrontation, according to Michigan police.
Photo: Greg Wainio
Photo: Kristen Parker.
"I can't ask for forgiveness," a tearful Parker, 27, told Assistant U.S. Attorney Jaime Pena in a Jan. 11 videotaped interview. "I don't expect anybody to forgive me for what I've done. You know, I'm human. I was a drug addict."
The Oscar-winning actor said bad business management was to blame for defaulting on his income taxes and he filed a $20 million lawsuit in October 2009 against his former business manager, Samuel Levin, according to Reuters.
Cage alleged in court filings that he was led down a path of financial ruin. He claimed that Levin was negligent in not paying the taxes he owed and that Levin placed his money in speculative and risky real estate investments, according to the same report by Reuters.
The government recently placed a number of liens on Cage's finances including a nearly $6.3 million tax lien on his real-estate holdings for taxes owed from 2002-2004. An additional lien was filed for $6.7 million for a 2008 tax bill, according to People Magazine.
Jeff Conaway, "Grease" Star with Drug Struggles, Rushed to Hospital With Brain Hemorrhage, Says Site
Jeff Conaway and Vikki Lizzi at the TV Land Awards June 8, 2008 in Santa Monica, Calif.
Vikki Lizzi, Conaway's girlfriend, spoke to the blog, and confirmed that the actor, who was also known for his roles in "Taxi" and "Babylon 5," is currently in a Los Angeles emergency room and will undergo surgery.
Yet over time the rigors and emotional strain of dealing with society's worst element can wear on even the most idealistic officers like a sheet of sandpaper, until what used to be a compassionate human being is slowly rubbed away.
A few become corrupted and slip into criminal behavior, directly contradicting their oath to safeguard the public. Even worse, there are some who hide behind their badges to commit the most heinous crimes imaginable.
"I made the tape because I wanted to raise awareness about AIDS," she told the Detroit News.
On the video, Braxton, whose stage name is "Fame," said she contracted HIV in 1998 and has been "pretty upset" about having to "suffer." She also said she has set out to "destroy the world" because a cure for the virus that causes AIDS has not been found.
Jose N. DeGracia is charged with breaking into the home in Easton, about 50 miles north of Philadelphia. According to court documents, the homeowner returned home Sunday to discover him watching TV and cooking chicken.
Authorities say DeGracia threw a rock through a front door window to get inside and appeared to have cut his hair and taken a shower and rummaged through the house before being he was discovered.
Originally, the Associated Press reported that the Texas Christian University student's body was found partially bound with duct tape. Police are now refuting that report.
Sgt. Chad Mahaffey says the case does not appear to be a criminal assault, nor is it a homicide, but the investigation continues.
Photo: Matt and Kari Baker.
Since I first began reporting on this case more than two years ago, Baker has insisted his wife committed suicide and denied the existence of a girlfriend.