Police investigating the death of Rodney King have taken marijuana plants, a pitchfork and a hoe from his Rilato home into evidence as authorities try to learn how he died. Officials say there are no “outward signs” of drug or alcohol use which may have made King fall into the pool at his home. Yesterdays autopsy results have been deferred until toxicology tests are completed in six to eight weeks.
A pair of brush fires near Beaumont and Cabazon have been fully contained. The fire southeast of Beaumont charred more than 2100 acres while the Cabazon blaze burned about 300 acres. No structures were damaged.
Former baseball star Roger Clemens was found not guilty on all six counts in his perjury trial yesterday. Clemens was accused of lying to congress about whether he used performance-enhancing drugs during his baseball career.
Microsoft is jumping into the tablet game with the company unveiling a new the handheld device called “Surface” yesterday afternoon. Now Google says it will release a tablet called Nexus next week.
The Rolling Stones aren’t calling it quits. A rep for the group tells the UK’s “Guardian” there’s no truth to the rumors that the band will retire in 2013. Speculation on the Stones’ future was sparked by a story in Britain’s “Sunday Mirror,” which claimed the group was planning to end their career with their 50th anniversary celebration.
Arsenio Hall is coming back to late night television. He has signed a deal with CBS Television Distribution to do a new show starting in the Fall of next year. It will air locally on channel 5.
June 19, 2012 at 6:04 am | Local News | No comment