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Actor Accused of Killing Wife Has Big Money Problems

Neighbors heard Jace, spouse arguing

(Newser) - The Shield actor Michael Jace is being held on $1 million bail after being accused of shooting his wife to death in their LA home last night, and neighbors say they heard the couple arguing before the gunshots, reports KNBC-TV . It's not clear what the argument was about, but... More »

Shield Star Arrested in Wife's Murder

Michael Jace allegedly told 911 'I shot my wife'

(Newser) - Actor Michael Jace, best known for playing Julien Lowe on The Shield from 2002 to 2008, has been arrested and charged in his wife's murder, police tell CNN . April Jace, 40, was found fatally shot in her home in south Los Angeles last night, and Jace has now been... More »

AMC's Walking Dead Creator Steps Down

Frank Darabont won't be directing zombies this season: Report

(Newser) - Can the Walking Dead survive without its head? Frank Darabont—creator, executive producer, and director of the critically acclaimed AMC hit series—has stepped down as its head honcho, reports Deadline Hollywood . It's unclear whether Darabont will depart the zombie show entirely or remain in another role. More »

Shield Guns Down The Wire

In crime drama face-off, Mackey has the edge on sheer depravity

(Newser) - When it comes to gritty portrayals of life on the unforgiving streets of an American city, no show is better than The Wire—except The Shield, Chris Petit declares in the Guardian. The crime dramas, with their shaky lens style and foul-mouth approach, shuck romance and expose the oft-forgotten American... More »

Pop Culture Casualties of 2008

A look back at the year's cultural departures

(Newser) - A Led Zeppelin world tour? Sorry, that was a whole lotta hype. Madonna and Guy Ritchie's love story? Ditto. As the curtain comes down on 2008, the Los Angeles Times bids farewell to this year’s departed cultural phenomena.
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