Rod Stewart lawyer: Plea deal in works in hotel altercation

first_imgWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Lawyers for Rod Stewart and his son say they’ve worked out details for a plea deal to settle misdemeanor battery charges stemming from an altercation at a posh Florida hotel. The South Florida SunSentinel reports Stewart and his son Sean Stewart would not be going to trial for the altercation at The Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach on New Year’s Day 2020. Prosecutors had no immediate announcement, saying Saturday that plea deal negotiations are continuing. A security guard said Sean Stewart pushed him and Rod Stewart punched him after he barred their admission to a party they weren’t authorized to attend. The 76-year-old rocker’s hits include “Maggie May” and “Tonight’s the Night.”last_img read more

News Flash: February 18, 2013

first_imgIn the news for February 18, 2013:SELC Releases Top 10 Endangered PlacesThe Southern Environmental Law Center has released its annual list of the Top 10 Endangered Places in the Southeast, and its a doozie. The list highlights areas of significance – scenic, cultural, ecological – that face imminent threats from development  pollution  government, etc. Among others, this year’s list includes Charlottesville, Va, Courthouse Creek, N.C., Goforth Creek Canyon, Tenn. and maybe most disheartening the Virginia and Tennessee mountains in general. Topics range from logging, road construction, and mountaintop removal and uranium mining. Helpfully, the SELC also notes the steps and action that need to be taken to protect these places for future generations.Check out the full listing here.Thousands Rally Against Keystone XL PipelineAn estimated 40,000 people descended on Washington, D.C. in a rally to urge President Obama to reject the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline and to continue to be a leader on climate change. The Forward on Climate Change Rally was organized by the Sierra Club, 350.org, and the Hip-Hop Caucus, and also featured satellite rallies across the country. Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune, fresh off his arrest last week for a different Keystone XL protest outside the White House, and 350.org founder Bill McKibben both called for called for Obama to limit greenhouse gas emissions and promote renewable energy. With 2012 being the hottest year on record, now is the time for more rallies like this one.More from HuffingtonPost and The Nation.More HeadlinesAlleged Max Patch vandals caught, cited.Bear hibernation under scientific scrutiny. Great read, very informative. Profile of Virginia’s King of the MoonshinersRecord attendance for North Carolina state parks and recreation areaslast_img read more