daily dos: abuelita in jail for life, Chicharito and LeBron kick it, and naya rivera's stripper pole past


daily dos: abuelita in jail for life, Chicharito and LeBron kick it, and naya rivera's stripper pole past

  • According to The Houston Chronicle, Elisa Castillo, a first-time drug offender, is "serving a longer sentence than some of the hemisphere's most notorious crime bosses." Castillo, a 56-year-old grandmother, was convicted of conspiracy to smuggle at least a ton of cocaine on tour buses from Mexico to Houston, Texas. She maintains she was tricked by a Mexican resident who wanted to start a bus company.

    (The Houston Chronicle)
  • Burn! When asked about Demi Lovato and Britney Spears being the new judges on "The X-Factor" John Legend responded with "it's interesting when people, you know, are judging singing competitions when they aren't really singers."
  • Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez and LeBron James kick it while Cristiano Ronaldo works out in Nike's viral soccer ad, "My Time Is Now."
  • Before she was famous, Glee's Naya Rivera appeared on an episode of a Fox's "Wild World of Spike" in 2007. In the episode, Rivera, introduced as a college student, participates in a pole dancing competition. After the video was posted online by Perez Hilton, Naya tweeted "Aaahh to be 20 and stupid again…. ;-)."
  • Downloading music illegally may give you a lifetime of debt. The Supreme Court is refusing to hear a challenge by Joel Tenenbaum, of Providence, R.I. who was ordered to pay a $675,000 penalty for illegally downloading and sharing 30 songs in while he was in college in 2009.

    (Associated Press)
  • Alabama Governor Robert Bentley has signed a bill that make his state's controversial immigration enforcement laws even more strict, despite complaints from business groups and law enforcement officials who urged the governor to soften the law.
  • Mexican law enforcement authorities have detained four Army generals (three active generals, one retired) who are accused of "facilitating drug trafficking." Private security analyst Alejandro Hope: "There have been cases with military officials before, but I don’t think this many at once."

    (Alex Wong/Getty)
  • Dharun Ravi, the 20-year-old Rutgers University student convicted of spying on his gay roommate with a webcam, has been sentenced to 30 days in prison. His roommate, Tyler Clementi, later committed suicide. Ravi, who faced 10 years in prison, was also given three years probation and will have to complete 300 hours of community service.
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