Court hearing reset for Witherspoon, husband
A court hearing on a disorderly conduct charge has been rescheduled for actress Reese Witherspoon, who said she is “deeply embarrassed” by what she said to a state trooper during a traffic stop in Atlanta.
Witherspoon’s case was scheduled for a Monday morning hearing, but it was reset for May 22. She was arrested Friday.
Lauryn Hill facing jail sentence for tax evasion
NEWARK, N.J. — Eight-time Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill faces sentencing Monday in New Jersey on tax-evasion charges.
Hill pleaded guilty in June to not paying federal taxes on $1.8 million earned from 2005 to 2007. She faces a maximum one-year jail term on each of the three counts.
Woodstock singer Havens, 72, dies
NEW YORK — Richie Havens, who sang and strummed for a sea of people at Woodstock, has died at 72.
His family said in a statement that Havens died Monday of a heart attack.
Havens, a folk singer and guitarist, performed at the 1969 Woodstock Festival. He returned to the site during the 40th anniversary in 2009.
The performer was born in Brooklyn. He was known for his crafty guitar work and cover songs.
Havens said in a 2009 interview with The Associated Press about Woodstock: “Everything in my life, and so many others’, is attached to that train.”
A public memorial will be planned for a later date.
FILE - This April 15, 2011 file photo shows singer Lauryn Hill performing during the 12th Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. Hill faces sentencing in New Jersey on tax evasion charges. Hill pleaded guilty last June to not paying federal taxes on $1.8 million earned from 2005-2007. She faces a maximum one-year jail term on each of the three counts when she's sentenced Monday, April 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Spencer Weiner, file)×