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Michael Jackson’s doctor is out of jail. Conrad Murray served only two years of a four-year sentence for administering a deadly dose of a powerful anesthetic to the pop superstar. Authorities say Murray’s release early today was a result of standard good-behavior credits.

Cold, windy and wet weather is one the way. Forecaster are predicting a 60 percent chance of rain for the Inland Empire today. Snow levels could drop to 5000 feet tonight. Strong winds in the mountains and deserts.

The government’s glitch-plagued healthcare website just can’t catch a break. A data center for healthcare.gov run by Verizon’s Terremark went down Sunday and has stopped online enrollment for all 50 states. No word on when it will be back up.

A Redlands woman who allegedly posted a video on facebook showing her lighting the family cats tail on fire has been arrested. 27 year old Monica Ferreri is facing a felony animal cruelty charge. The 15 year old cat was treated by a vet and returned to the family.

Rock and roll pioneer and original member of the Velvet Underground Lou Reed died over the weekend from complications following a liver transplant. He was 71. His song Walk on the Wild Side remains a rock claissic.

Fleetwood Mac is cancelling the remainder of their tour in Australia and New Zealand after founding member John McVie was diagnosed with cancer. No word on what kind of cancer what his prognosis is.

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October 28, 2013 at 5:14 am | News | No comment