MANHATTAN (CN) - The murder of an associate of rapper 50 Cent ended the "all-out street war" fought by a former music executive and his accomplice, a federal prosecutor said Monday, capping off a month-long trial.
(CN) - Google must remove all copies of "Innocence of Muslims" from YouTube, the 9th Circuit ruled Wednesday, finding that an actress who was tricked into appearing in the anti-Islamic video may have a copyright interest in her performance.
(CN) - Stephen Glass, the reporter whose dozens of fabricated articles for The New Republic eluded fact-checks for years, is not welcome to practice law in California, the state Supreme Court ruled Monday.
SAN DIEGO (CN) - A patient claims a plastic surgery group botched her breast reduction, liposuction and tummy tuck so badly she became blind.
(CN) - The sisters of late contemporary artist Jean-Michel Basquiat claim in court that Christie's auction house lied about their endorsement of 50 purported Basquiat works "of questionable authenticity" to increase bids and boost sales.
NASHVILLE (CN) - A man was hospitalized for four days after choking on a live fish he tried to eat in a haunted house, he claims in a lawsuit.
OAKLAND, Calif. (CN) - San Francisco's CBS affiliate defamed church leaders by accusing them of "bilking" parishioners and "selling tickets to heaven," the leaders claim in two lawsuits.
DALLAS (CN) - The son of country music legend Charley Pride sued his manager for release, claiming in court that the company booked him for only one gig - and that the check for it bounced.
MANHATTAN (CN) - A former star of the hit VH1 reality show "Mob Wives" says the makers of "Grand Theft Auto V" used her likeness without permission and wants $40 million.
LOS ANGELES (CN) - Adam Carolla's home improvement reality show "To Catch a Contractor" let 200 gallons of raw sewage spill into a family's house and refused to clean it up, the family of four claims in court.
LITTLE ROCK (CN) - In a federal class action, an Arkansas sports broadcaster accuses Gannett and its THV Channel 11 station of running a racist workplace that makes it impossible for black workers to be promoted to lead anchor and management positions.
MANHATTAN (CN) - Courtney Love owes a doctor $48,250, plus interest and costs, he claims in a summons and notice in New York County Supreme Court.
ATLANTA (CN) - Nicki Minaj stole her former stylist's wig designs, which helped the rapper's stage persona, and used them to start her own wig line, the wig designer claims in court.
(CN) - Sharon Stone swapped lawsuits with producer Bob Yari over her aborted trip to Cuba to shoot a film about Ernest Hemingway's life.
LOS ANGELES (CN) - A Los Angeles lawyer and two recidivist cronies defrauded people of $1.8 million "for a movie that was not made and, given the extent to which" the defendants just scooped the money up for themselves, "probably never could have been made," the SEC claims in court.
LOS ANGELES (CN) - A Pittsburgh company that charges people hundreds of dollars to present their TV and movie ideas to the entertainment industry claims in court that a dissatisfied customer and employee stole its trade secrets and falsely accused its president of murder.
LAS VEGAS (CN) - Comcast buried the "Vegas on Demand" channel, a Nevada company claims in court, and Players Network demands $150 million for breaching an agreement to push the gaming-related programming.
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (CN) - A Long Island man who says the Oscar-nominated film "The Wolf of Wall Street" falsely portrayed him as a "criminal, a drug user and a degenerate" has sued Paramount Pictures for $25 million.
LAS VEGAS (CN) - A man who claims he helped produce shows for Country Music Television defrauded an investor of $100,000 for putative redneck reality shows, the investor claims in court.
MANHATTAN (CN) - An NBC "reality" show crew assaulted a street vendor and broke his wrist, filming a show appropriately named "Smash," the man claims in court.
LITTLETON Colo. (CN) - An auto body shop that appeared on "Pimp My Ride" did a "shoddily detailed and designed" $50,000 job on a Hummer, a dissatisfied customer claims in court.
LOS ANGELES (CN) - A fan of dubstep DJ Skrillex claims she suffered a stroke after the star jumped into the crowd at one of his concerts.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (CN) - The estate of a secretary to Dr. Martin Luther King claims in court that an Alabama publisher printed her memoir without permission.
MARSHALL, Texas (CN) - A character in Disney's hit movie "Toy Story 3" violates trademark in the Lots-o'-Huggin Bear, as does the name of the cartoon bear, "Lotso," stuffed bear-maker Diece-Lisa Industries claims in court.
Conservative estimates say the sites are responsible for more than $11 million in losses for the Spanish film industry. Read more from The Hollywood Reporter.
An Australian school teacher has made legal history after a former student was ordered to pay $105,000 for defaming her on Twitter and Facebook. Read more from Brisbane Times.
Music streaming services are great when you know exactly which songs or albums you want to hear. But for people who have always been a bit more inclined to make or listen to mixtapes, those services tend to come up short. Read more from The New York Times.
Global alternative culture magazine publisher and media company Vice announced a major expansion of its news operation online with a focus on video, as part of bid to be next "MTV or CNN". Read more from Press Gazette.
In a Supreme Court filing, the Justice Department backed broadcast networks in their fight against online video streaming startup Aereo. Read more from re/code.
Dish Network Corp. has agreed to curtail the use of a controversial ad-skipping feature on its latest digital video recorders for ABC shows, as part of a new long-term programming deal with ABC owner Walt Disney Co., the companies confirmed. Read more from The Wall Street Journal.
Netflix had to make its potentially game-changing new deal to pay Comcast for improved service over its broadband lines because "there were some choke points around peak usage times," the streaming service's CFO David Wells said. Read more from Deadline.
The FCC has proposed levying $1.93 million in fines against Viacom, NBCUniversal and ESPN for airing a commercial for the 2013 movie "Olympus Has Fallen" that used the distinctive warning tone of the federal Emergency Alert System. Read more from Variety.
The Texas conservative's underdog Senate campaign published a defiant statement, claiming that Rep. Steve Stockman has "grounds to file criminal complaints" against any person or media organization that published his 1977 arrest record and mugshot. Read more from Talking Points Memo.
After filing a $50 million lawsuit over The National Enquirer's scandalous expose claiming New York playwright David Bar Katz and Philip Seymour Hoffman were gay lovers, Katz is now launching a writers' foundation to honor Hoffman that is funded by a settlement from the magazine. Read more from The Hollywood Reporter.
People magazine and celebrity gossip site Just Jared have joined Entertainment Tonight in swearing off one of the most popular invasions of stars' privacy: paparazzi photos of famous kids. Read more from AdWeek.
The maverick user, who began posting the film one frame at a time last week, was suspended from the social media platform after the studio objected. Read more from The Hollywood Reporter.