ABC News (MISSOULA, Mo.) — Former University of Montana star quarterback Jordan Johnson hopes to return to the sport he loves after being acquitted of sexual assault charges, the football player’s family said on Saturday. “I think he plans on staying here and playing football. That’s why he came.
ABC News (SEFFNER, Fla.) — Rescuers early Saturday morning returned to the site where a sinkhole swallowed a Florida man in his bedroom after the home’s foundation collapsed. Jeff Bush was in his bedroom when a sinkhole opened up and trapped him underneath his home at 11 p.m. Thursday night. While the sinkhole was initially estimated to be 15 feet deep on Thursday night, the chasm has continued to grow.
@jessietyler/Twitter (KANSAS CITY, Mo.) — Cast members of ABC’s Modern Family found themselves trapped in a crowded elevator for nearly an hour on their way to headline a fundraiser in Kansas City, Mo. Actors Julie Bowen, Eric Stonestreet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson were among the 15 stuck in an elevator on the third floor of the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center Friday night. The trio was in town to headline Kids Night Out 2013, a fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City. But until rescue workers from the Kansas City Fire Department could make their way down from the 40th floor to free the trapped people, the three stars kept their calm – taking pictures, making videos and tweeting from the scene. “This is us right now
iStockphoto/Thinkstock (MOLALLA, Ore.) — A “butt dial” – an accidental call made without the caller’s knowledge – can result in an overheard conversation and maybe some awkwardness if the wrong thing gets said. But in a recent Oregon case, the call was beyond awkward: It may have been incriminating. Raleigh Reynolds, 25, was arrested on felony drug charges Monday after an apparent “butt dial” to the Molalla Police Department during what the dispatcher believed was a drug deal.
Comstock/Thinkstock (CYPRESS, Texas) — Authorities are using the bottom tooth of the week-old infant abandoned in a plastic bag outside an apartment complex in Cypress, Texas as a clue in the search for her parents. The newborn’s early tooth, seen in just one of 2,000 births, is a unique genetic trait that may prove to be a link to her family history, according to investigators. The baby, named Chloe by rescuers, weighed just four pounds when she was found by a woman walking her dogs near the apartment complex. “More than likely her mother didn’t have any type of prenatal care,” Estella Olguin, spokeswoman for Texas Child Protective Services, told ABC’s Good Morning America . To aid in their investigation, police commissioned Texas sketch artist Lori Gibson to create a rendering of what her parents might look like by studying the newborn’s features
ABC News (WESTON, Conn.) — A popular Connecticut high school basketball coach will be reinstated to his position this weekend after allegedly being forced out when a controversial, decade-old film he appeared in was emailed to his bosses. The film in question is called Forbidden Fruit , and it was directed and produced by Steve Moramarco, who went on to act in the hit sitcom Everybody Hates Chris and produce the 2006 feature Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny . Coach Mike Hvizdo was shocked when the film, which he had almost forgotten, resurfaced and cost him his job. Hvizdo will be reinstated as head basketball coach for Weston High School in Weston, Conn., on Saturday.
(LOS ANGELES) — Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage Bonnie Franklin, best known for her role as a single mom on the ’70s-’80s sitcom One Day at a Time died at her Los Angeles home Friday morning surrounded by her family of complications from pancreatic cancer, which was diagnosed last August. She was 69 years old. The actress revealed her diagnosis in September, and that she was undergoing treatment. On One Day at a Time , which was developed by Norman Lear and aired from 1975 to 1984, Franklin was groundbreaking as Ann Romano, the single mother of two daughters, who were played by Valerie Bertinelli and Mackenzie Phillips. The show was an anthem for a generation grappling with difficult issues never portrayed before on a sitcom.
iStockphoto/Thinkstock (SHELBY, Ohio) — A bartender in Shelby, Ohio, claims she was fired over what local police say was the right thing to do. Twyla DeVito had been a bartender at the American Legion Post in Shelby for almost a year when she called and reported to police that a regular bar patron and a board member of the American Legion had gotten into his car after appearing drunk and drove away. “There was no cab, I couldn’t give him a ride home and I was working,” she said. So she called police, who found the patron driving with a blood alcohol level more than twice the legal limit, according to Shelby Police Chief Charles Roub. The patron was issued a citation for operating a vehicle under the influence, according to a police report
LVPD (LAS VEGAS) — The fugitive wanted for the Las Vegas strip attack that killed rapper Kenny Clutch in his Maserati and two other people in a taxi has been arrested in Los Angeles, according to ABC News’ Los Angeles station, KABC. Las Vegas Police Capt. Chris Jones told KABC that Ammar Harris was arrested Thursday by a team of police and federal agents in North Hollywood. Harris, 26, was the subject of a nationwide manhunt that began after the Feb.
VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images (LOS ANGELES) — Rachel McAdams and longtime boyfriend Michael Sheen have split. The Midnight in Paris co-stars started dating after they finished filming the Woody Allen film in October 2010, but couldn’t make it work, US Weekly reports. In happier times last year, McAdams, 34, told The Sunday Telegraph ‘s Stella magazine that “Michael and I never spend more than three weeks apart — we rack up a lot of air miles — but you have to be quite adaptable in this business whether you are in a relationship or not.” McAdams told Glamour magazine that she fell in love with Sheen, 44, after they wrapped the Allen film because, “A set may seem like a good place for romance, but I don’t think it’s very conducive; it’s too distracting.” “Every relationship I’ve had with a co-worker has come after the fact, because you wind up actually spending a lot of time with those people promoting the movie,” she explained. Previously, McAdams dated and was briefly engaged to her Notebook costar Ryan Gosling