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Prince's Doctor Fined $30K for Illegal Drug Prescription

Many Prince fans are still reeling from the singer's death two years ago. Whether your favorite Prince song was "Purple Rain," "When Doves Cry," or a lesser known hit, the news of his death at age 57 was a shock. While investigators are still deciding whether or not to charge anyone with a crime in that tragedy, one of Prince's doctors has been fined $30K for writing what authorities call an illegal prescription.

Woman Arrested for Celebrity Booking Scam in Las Vegas

Anyone can claim to know a bunch of celebrities they can call at the drop of a hat. But it takes a special talent to convince people to pay large sums of money for those pretend connections. One such fraudster has been arrested in a Las Vegas celebrity booking scam after allegedly duping numerous victims out of more than $230,000 for pretend connections to the likes of Justin Bieber and Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Did Tomi Lahren Commit a Crime by Kicking Her Dog?

Tomi Lahren, a Fox News contributor, is in hot water, and it's not for making controversial statements about politics. Instead, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is upset with Lahren after she said she kicks her dog. But, did she actually commit a crime by kicking her dog? The answer, as it always seems to be when it comes to the law, is maybe.

Man Jailed for Stealing Francis McDormand's Oscar

The Academy Awards are probably the most popular of the award shows, with millions of viewers watching worldwide. So, when a person wins an Oscar, there's no mistaking who that person is, especially if you're at the show or attending the after-parties.

Despite all of this, someone tried to steal Frances McDormand's Oscar, which she won for Best Actress for her role in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. Well, Terry Bryant was unsuccessful as he was arrested on suspicion of felony theft for taking McDormand's Oscar at the Governors Ball.

Gordon Ramsay Avoids Speeding Tickets in LA With Cling Film on License Plate

Ferraris are fun, especially if you can drive them fast. But, usually speeding in a Ferrari will get you a ticket. Well, it seems that Gordon Ramsay has found a way to speed around LA in his Ferrari while also avoiding a speeding ticket. He recently admitted to covering his license plate in cling film to avoid getting a speeding ticket via speeding and red light cameras.

He explains that the cling film reflects camera flashes preventing his car from being identified. He detailed his excursions to The Mirror by stating: "I'll take it out at 2:30 in the morning on the freeway and I'll blast on the motorway and no police catch me and no cameras because I wrap my number plates with cling film." While this may sound like a good idea, it's not exactly in compliance with California traffic laws.

According to the Palm Beach Post, Serena Williams was clocked last weekend on South Florida's I-95 driving somewhere in the neighborhood of 86 miles per hour. The only problem for Williams is that the posted speed limit for that section of highway is 65 mph. (Well, there is another problem of her speeding ticket, for $281, being posted online; thanks, Sunshine laws!)

But the tennis star is just one of many celebrities and athletes caught flying down our nation's highways and byways. Here are five of our favorite recent celebrity speeding tickets.

The Weinstein Company may have thought it handled the matter of serial sexual harassment and abuse by its founder by firing him. But the ouster of Harvey Weinstein from his eponymous film studio didn't stop the New York Attorney General's Office from opening a civil rights investigation into the company, to determine what, if any, antidiscrimination laws had been broken.

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office issued a subpoena to the Weinstein Company seeking any records regarding harassment complaints and legal settlements the studio may have entered into regarding Weinstein's behavior. "No New Yorker should be forced to walk into a workplace ruled by sexual intimidation, harassment or fear," Schneiderman said in a statement this week. "If sexual harassment or discrimination is pervasive at a company, we want to know."

The endless legal saga of Roman Polanski rages on, this time with another accuser saying the she was also 'victimized' by the filmmaker in 1973 when she was just 16 years old. The 59-year-old woman, who gave only the name Robin, said she was forced to come forward after Samantha Geimer (the woman who originally accused Polanski of rape) allegedly urged a California judge to drop the charges against him. Robin was flanked by famous civil rights lawyer Gloria Allred.

"This infuriated me," Robin said. "I am speaking out now so that Samantha and the world will know that she is not the only minor Roman Polanski victimized."

While the first quarter of 2017 has barely reached a close, the wave of celebrity burglaries that has rocked Hollywood this year has netted close to $3 million in stolen goods. The list of celebrity targets is both long and distinguished. Victims include notable personalities such as Alanis Morissette, Nicki Minaj, Kendall Jenner, Emmy Rossum, and Jaime Pressly.

The robbery at Morissette's home is reportedly the largest of the group, reporting a nearly $2 million dollar heist of jewelry. Comparatively, Jenner, Minaj, Rossum, and Pressly were only robbed of a few hundred thousand dollars' worth of jewelry. In many of the cases, the robbers got past security systems and safes.

When it comes to celebrities seeking special treatment for criminal acts, Roman Polanski should win an award of some kind, preferably along with a lengthy prison sentence. The fugitive director was alleged to have drugged and raped a 13-year-old girl, and he pleaded guilty to unlawful sex with a minor, back in 1977. However, Polanski became one of the most famous fugitives in the world when he fled the country before he completed his slap on the wrist of a sentence.

After having lived outside the US for the past 40 years, the now 83-year-old Polanski wants to return to the Los Angeles so he can visit his deceased wife's grave. However, he has taken the position with the court that he will only return if he is provided assurances that he will not be imprisoned.