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Law & Order Director Arrested for Child Porn

Jason 'Jace' Alexander faces up to 7 years in prison if convicted

(Newser) - Director Jason "Jace" Alexander worked on Law & Order over the course of 11 years. He's now getting a first-hand taste of "the police, who investigate crime; and the district attorneys, who prosecute the offenders." This is Alexander's story, according to the Westchester County District... More »

Law & Order Spurs Girl to Report Abuse; Man Arrested

12-year-old told her mom she'd been touched inappropriately

(Newser) - The case is a little murky, but a prominent Maryland businessman is under arrest almost a year after he emailed his nanny/housekeeper a photo of her 11-year-old daughter in underwear changing into a shirt. The mom reported the photo to Robert Shapiro's wife, reports WJLA , and the couple began... More »

Law & Order's Dennis Farina Dead at 69

Was a real cop before playing one on TV

(Newser) - Dennis Farina, a onetime real Chicago cop who as a popular actor also played a cop on Law & Order, has died. Farina died this morning in a Scottsdale, Arizona, hospital after suffering a blood clot in his lung, according to his publicist, Lori De Waal. He was 69. Born... More »

Occupiers Shut Down Law & Order: SVU

Protesters weren't happy about Occupy-themed episode

(Newser) - Occupy Law & Order: SVU? That was the agenda of a group of more than 100 Occupy Wall Street protesters Friday, as they stormed a set for the TV show that was staged to look like their own Zuccotti Park encampment. "This is not us," said one. "... More »

Law & Order Filming Episode Inspired by Giffords

But a rep makes sure to note the show is fiction

(Newser) - You had to see this one coming: Law & Order: LA is filming a "ripped from the headlines" episode that echoes the Gabrielle Giffords shooting. Filming started yesterday on an episode involving a female state senator who is gunned down in public, Entertainment Weekly reports. A rep for the... More »

Law & Order Not Dead Yet: Creator

Dick Wolf hasn't given up on 20-year-old drama

(Newser) - In what might be the best plot twist ever for a show that turned them into an art form, the creator of Law & Order says the long-running drama isn't dead yet. Although NBC canceled the show last week after 20 seasons, Dick Wolf tells the New York Times he's... More »

Name Your Law & Order Dream Team

Mix and match detectives and prosecutors: blogger

(Newser) - The ax fell on Law & Order today after 20 seasons, leaving fans bereft—for exactly as long as it took them to realize it's going to air in syndication pretty much forever. In the aftermath, Alan Sepinwall of Hitfix proposes a fun game: "If you could go back... More »

Law & Order Canceled, Cast Is Told

Cancellation rumors surround long-running NBC drama

(Newser) - Law & Order may be axed one year short of a record-breaking 21-year run. The cast and crew of the NBC drama have been told it has been canceled, reports E! Online , although no official announcement has been and other sources say talks are continuing. A 21st season would have... More »

Lindsey Vonn Lands Law & Order Gig

Olympic skier will guest on favorite TV show

(Newser) - Lindsey Vonn is capping her Olympic success with another dream-come-true: a guest stint on Law & Order. The NBC procedural is her favorite show—she visited the set this winter, New York notes—and she said she “totally would” play a corpse if it meant a chance to guest... More »

Singing Dogs Dig Law & Order Theme

Dozens of YouTube videos prove the point

(Newser) - If you've had enough health care talk today, ABC News has a suggestion. Go to YouTube and punch in something about dogs singing along to the Law & Order theme. Dozens of entries will turn up, which one veterinary specialist thinks might have something to do with its high-pitched, complex... More »

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