Accused killer jailed
Police in north Louisiana say a 36-year-old man accused of killing the 18-year-old rapper known as Lil Snupe, whose real name is Addarren Ross, has turned himself in to authorities. Winnfield Police Chief Johnny Ray Carpenter, in a news release, said Tony Holden turned himself in Tuesday morning. He was booked into the city jail on charges of first-degree murder, armed robbery, and illegal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Chris Brown faces charges
The Los Angeles city attorney’s office has charged singer Chris Brown with misdemeanor hit-and-run and driving without a valid license. City attorney spokesman Frank Mateljan says the charges filed Tuesday involve a minor accident on May 21 in the San Fernando Valley. If convicted, Brown would face up to one year in jail.
Broadway theaters will dim their marquee lights Wednesday night in memory of James Gandolfini, ‘‘The Sopranos’’ star who earned a Tony Award nomination in 2009. The Broadway League said Tuesday the lights will be dimmed for one minute at exactly 8 p.m. The 51-year-old actor died last Wednesday in Rome and a funeral will be held Thursday at the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine in New York City. Gandolfini received a Tony nod for his role in the award-winning ‘‘God of Carnage.’’ He also appeared on Broadway in ‘‘On the Waterfront’’ in 1995 and ‘‘A Streetcar Named Desire’’ in 1992.
George Lucas weds
It’s marriage, episode II for George Lucas. A Lucasfilm spokeswoman confirms the ‘‘Star Wars’’ creator married longtime girlfriend Mellody Hobson (above, with Lucas) in a weekend ceremony at Skywalker Ranch north of San Francisco. It’s the second wedding for the 69-year-old Lucas.
“The jury’s award of $675,000 did not violate [Joel] Tenenbaum’s right to due process.” — Court ruling upholding a jury’s 2009 decision to fine the former BU student for illegally downloading and sharing music.