Photo: Robert "Joe" Halderman exits Manhattan criminal court, Nov. 10, 2009 in New York.
Halderman also told the comedian's lawyer he would keep copies of his information on Letterman's love life for "protection," worrying that he could be fired — or even killed — in retaliation for the scheme, Manhattan prosecutors said in court papers.
Police in Sparta say they cited a man dressed as Santa after witnesses told officers he stumbled out of a vehicle, approached several children playing in a yard, hugged them and demanded to know the whereabouts of his reindeer.
Officers found the car and arrested the driver, 47-year-old Kevin Arnold of Sparta, for alleged drunk driving. The man dressed as Santa, 55-year-old Thomas Arnold of Sparta, was cited for having an open intoxicant in the car. He was released at the scene.
Photo: Orange County sheriffs on the scene Dec. 14.
After Fontaine didn't return to a Southern California family court Monday afternoon, authorities were sent to the San Clemente area home where she was staying while dealing with a reported custody dispute with her ex-husband Jason Fontaine.
Photo: Donald Eugene Gates stands outside a bus terminal while en route to Ohio Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009 in Phoenix.
But not all was what it seemed and Gates, 58, walked out of a federal prison in Arizona on Tuesday with $75 and a bus ticket to Ohio after DNA testing showed he was innocent.
Photo: Marc Anthony Bookal.
"I just want my baby home," Christina Bookal said to CBS News' New York affiliate WCBS-TV, fighting through tears.
Photo: Dr. Anthony Galea.
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Photo: Prosecutor Giuliano Mignini during a hearing in the Knox murder trial, June 12, 2009.
Mignini was indicted in the summer of 2006 on charges of abusing his office in connection with the still unsolved "Monster of Florence" serial killer case - a decades old string of murders that targeted young lovers on starless summer nights in the hills of Florence. Italian investigators estimate 14 victims were killed by the same person between 1974 and 1985.
Photo: Erin Andrews.
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Photo: Taleon and Keyontyli Goffney.
The skin flick star received the sentence Monday after striking a plea deal with prosecutors in Camden, NJ.
Photo: British motivational speaker Michael Lane.
Lane told investigators that he and Candela were in her bedroom when he compressed her carotid arteries to help her achieve a deeper state of meditation, an arrest report released Monday says.