most charges against Real World Chicago protestors dropped.

most charges against Real World Chicago protestors dropped.
Last summer 17 people were arrested at The Real World Chicago house during a protest against the show’s presence in the neighborhood. “Most of the charges had been dropped earlier, but nine of the 17 were still facing misdemeanor charges Wednesday,” as the Chicago Sun-Times reports. Prosecutors didn’t have witnesses–the cast and crew, who are now in California–so they dropped all charges except one. That individual was charged with “obstruction of a police officer,” and the judge found him not guilty.

Survivor San Juan Del Sur's dark cloud is lifted

John Rocker

In its third episode, Survivor San Juan Del Sur improved significantly as John Rocker faced off against an Amazing Race villain. But the Exile Island reward challenge remains a drag on the series.


Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

The Big Brother villain known as "Evel Dick" has finally revealed why he left the show during its 13th season: he learned he was HIV positive.

Also: Dick claims he had no choice but to leave the game.

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