Not as much a (rather clever) hipster updating of The Scarlet Letter as it is a showcase for the amazing Emma Stone, Easy A takes its classical literature roots only so far as it has to (which isn’t much beyond the initial premise) before it finds its own stride as an unmistakably contemporary portrait of high school in America: a place where one can move up and down the social hierarchy with the kind of speed and non-logic that hasn’t been seen since the likes of the Roman Empire. Roberts plays a teenager who stops being a non-entity when she reinvents herself as the class slut, a stunt that prompts all sorts of rumors, secrets and lies that threaten to tear down the already fragile walls of Ojai North High School. A pretty good romp, even if it’s ultimately just another Heathers wannabe that doesn’t really come close; again, Roberts rules, and Stanley Tucci and Patricia Clarkson are a riot as her hippie parents.
More than 170 people were arrested and held on $1 million bail after the shootout between rival gangs in Waco, Texas, that left 9 dead. See their mugshots here.
The Cossacks Motorcycle Club members were among 5 biker gangs involved in a brawl and shootout outside a Waco, Texas restaurant that left 9 dead and 18 wounded.
The Cossacks, Scimitars and Bandidos were among at least 5 biker gangs involved in a Waco, Texas shootout that left 9 dead and 18 wounded.
The Cossacks Motorcycle Club are one of five biker gangs involved in the deadly shootout with rivals in Waco, Texas. See photos of the club here.
Members of the Bandidos Motorcycle Club were among 5 gangs involved in a shootout in Waco, Texas that left 9 dead and 18 injured.
The Bandidos Motorcycle Club were at the center of a shootout in Waco, Texas with rival biker gangs that left 9 dead. See photos of the club here.
Daron Dylon Wint, the suspect in the D.C. murders of Savvas, Amy and Philip Savopoulos and Vera Figueroa has been arrested without incident.
Andre Thompson and Bryson Chaplin, brothers in their 20s, were shot by an Olympia, Washington police officer after a shoplifting incident. They were unarmed.
Two unarmed black men suspected of trying to steal beer from a store were shot by a white police officer in Olympia, Washington, police say.
A student who bragged about having a gun has been arrested at Weymouth High School in Weymouth, Massachusetts.
A month after escaping from captivity, Sandra Kay Sutton and her son were found dead. Police say her captor is the suspect.
Ernie Benjamin Chase is accused of killing his stepdaughter Melissa Skye Collins in Hagerstown, Maryland.