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Rodney King, whose savage beating by LAPD officers that sparked the L.A. riots in 1991, was found dead in his swimming pool Sunday by his fiancée, Cynthia Kelly (who incidentally was a juror in King's lawsuit against the city in 1994). He was 47. There were no signs of foul play and no obvious injuries to King's body. Police said they are conducting a drowning investigation. An autopsy will be conducted. According to TMZ, King was upbeat and excited before his death. He had just booked a celebrity boxing match against former slugger Jose Canseco that was to take place in August. A friend tells TMZ Rodney was thrilled to be working again and was looking forward to getting into the ring.
One person died and three others were injured when a massive stage collapsed hours before a Radiohead concert on Saturday in Toronto. A man in his mid-30s was pronounced dead at the scene while one man was hospitalized with a head injury and two others were treated on the scene for minor injuries. According to the band's website, the 40,000-seat venue was sold out. Police said crews were setting up the stage when it collapsed. On Twitter, Radiohead announced that "due to unforeseen circumstances tonight's concert at downsview park tonight has been canceled. Fans are advised not to make their way to the venue." The incident comes 10 months after six people died when the stage collapsed at a Sugarland concert in Indianapolis.
The nightclub where Chris Brown and Drake brawled has been shut down by police. A NYPD spokeswoman said the club W.i.P. in the SoHo district was closed because of code violations but no details about the violations were given. Several people, including Brown, his girlfriend, and his bodyguard, were injured were members of the two singers' entourages got into a feud and champaign bottles were chucked across the crowded nightclub. San Antonio Spurs star Tony Parker says he suffered a scratched retina during the brawl. San Antonio Spurs player Tony Parker was also hurt during the melee. He suffered a scratched retina, which almost kept him from playing in this summer's Olympics. So far, police have not made any arrests.
To celebrate Father's Day and to feel better about your own dad, check out this gallery of not so-great TV dads. Posted 06.17.12 by Chris