Taye Diggs chases down home burglary suspect
Detains suspect for police
STUDIO CITY, Calif.—Police arrested a man who was detained by actor Taye Diggs after allegedly trying to burglarize the actor’s Studio City home, authorities said today.
Officers sent to the actor’s neighborhood about 11:20 p.m. Sunday arrested Hassan Juma, 20, and booked him on suspicion of burglary, said Richard French of the Los Angeles Police Department.
The “Private Practice” star told officers that he “found the guy inside his garage looking for things to take,” and that he chased the suspect after he ran off and held him for police, French said.
No injuries were reported, French said.
Diggs had attended the Screen Actors Guild Awards earlier in the evening.
Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry was taken to a hospital after falling and striking her head on concrete during a film shoot but was released once her injury was determined to be minor, it was reported today.
The 45-year-old Academy Award-winner fell around 10 p.m. Tuesday and was rushed by ambulance to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, according to the celebrity news website TMZ.com.
Actor Wesley Snipes has been released from a federal prison where he was serving a three-year sentence after being convicted on tax charges in February 2010.
The release to a supervised residential location in New York occurred Tuesday, the Federal Bureau of Prisons told CNN.
Sherman Alexander Hemsley, famous for his role as the bigoted George Jefferson on the CBS television series “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons,” may have “moved on up” after all, but not to the east side, as “The Jeffersons’” theme music happily proclaimed.
Hemsley died Tuesday at his home in El Paso, Texas, reportedly of natural causes. He was 74.
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—Actor Michael Clarke Duncan went into cardiac arrest today and was taken to a Los Angeles hospital, where his condition stabilized.
“According to doctors, Michael Clarke Duncan suffered a myocardial infarction early this morning,” according to Duncan’s publicist, Joy Fehily.
“He is now stable, and we look forward to his full recovery.”
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — A man in his early 20s suffered life-threatening wounds to his upper back this morning in a shooting in the Leimert Park, police said.
The shooting in the 3800 block of Third Avenue, near 39th Street, was reported around 12:20 a.m., said Lt. H. Fanfassian, watch commander of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Southwest Station.
The victim, who was hospitalized “in extremely serious condition,” did not provide police details of the shooting or a suspect description, Fanfassian said.