The Names of the Jurors’ Who Convicted Bill Cosby Could Become Public: Only one juror in the Bill Cosby assault retrial case has come forward and explained the reasoning behind his vote. The identity of the other seven men and five women on the jury could be made public following a hearing scheduled for this afternoon, May 1.
Reality Star Tommie Lee is Charged in Mall Attack: “Love and Hip Hop” star Tommie Lee is being charged with battery with substantial harm. Lee reportedly punched an employee at a jewelry store at a mall in Atlanta. Her court hearing is scheduled for next week.
Ashley Judd is Suing Harvey Weinstein for Defamation: Actress Ashley Judd claimed she missed the opportunity for a role in the “Lord of the Rings” due to turning down Harvey Weinstein’s sexual advances. Judd is suing Weinstein for defamation and sexual harassment. She was one of the first actresses to come forward to accuse the producer of sexual misconduct.
Rapper Lil Lonnie Shot and Killed at Age 22: Mississippi rapper Lil Lonnie, whose real name is Lonnie Taylor, was shot and killed while driving his SUV in his hometown of Jackson Mississippi. The motive behind the shooting is still unknown.
Arizona Issue State of Emergency Due to Tinder Fires: Arizona Governor Doug Ducey declared a state of emergency in response to the Tinder Fires in Coconino County. “I’m issuing today’s declaration to ensure that they have the necessary resource to protect the lives, pets and property of Arizonians,” Ducey said. The fire had already burned 9,009 acres since it began on Friday and the cause of the fire is still unknown.