Alycia Lane

6 Stories

Ex-Anchor Gets 6 Months for Hacking Colleague's Email

Mendte apologizes for leaking gossip that got co-anchor fired

(Newser) - A former Philadelphia news anchor has been sentenced to 6 months' house arrest for hacking into a colleague's email, reports the Inquirer. Larry Mendte admitted he logged in to co-anchor Alycia Lane's email hundreds of times and leaked information about her to gossip publications. He apologized yesterday to Lane, who... More »

Ex-Anchor Pleads Guilty to Hacking Colleague's Email

Philly newsman Mendte admits accessing co-anchor's account more than 500 times

(Newser) - A former Philadelphia TV anchor pleaded guilty today to hacking his colleague’s email, a felony that could land him in jail for 6 months, the Enquirer reports. Larry Mendte affirmed that he logged into former co-anchor Alycia Lane’s personal account more than 500 times between January and May.... More »

Philly Anchor Charged With Hacking Co-Worker

Mendte dished gossip to media from co-anchor's computer

(Newser) - Former comedian and KWY-TV anchor Larry Mendte probably isn’t laughing now. He’s facing a felony charge for hacking into ex-co-anchor Alycia Lane’s computer and doling out information—including bikini photos—to gossip columnists and blogs, the Philadelphia Daily News reports. “The charges are unprecedented,” Lane’... More »

'Bikini Anchor' May Sue NYC Over Cop Tussle

Fired newscaster lays groundwork for claim of 'economic injuries'

(Newser) - A former Philadelphia news anchor who allegedly punched a New York cop may be preparing to sue the city, the police department, and several individual officers—including the one she was originally charged with hitting. Alycia Lane's lawyer tells the Daily News the move allows her “to keep her... More »

Bikini Anchor Fired After Arrest

Alleged assault on NY cop costs job

(Newser) - A Philadelphia television news anchor embroiled in a road rage incident with undercover New York police officers has been fired, the Philadelphia  Daily News reports. Alycia Lane, 35, was arrested last month for allegedly shoving a female officer and using a sexual slur after a slow-moving unmarked police car delayed... More »

'Bikini' TV Anchor Charged With Punching NY Cop

Confrontation sparked by road rage incident

(Newser) - An Emmy-winning news anchorwoman was arrested in Manhattan after allegedly punching a female plainclothes police officer during a road-rage altercation with three cops, the New York Post reports. Alycia Lane, anchor with Philadelphia's KWY-TV, is said to have called one of the officers "a dyke bitch"—then struck... More »

6 Stories