Eavesdropping In: Carmageddon Crew To Be Fined If Late; Karzai's Half-Brother Assassinated; Halle Berry's Stalker Arrested; First Ladies To Attend Betty Ford Memorial; NASA Ends Shuttle Era

by Emily Green · July 12, 2011

The contractor of this weekend's scheduled 405 closure for construction, AKA Carmageddon, will be fined $6,000 for every 10 minutes it runs past the agreed upon 6am reopening time. [KTLA]

Ahmad Wali Karzai, half-brother of Afghan president Hamid Karzai, assassinated by former bodyguard, Taliban claims responsibility. [Telegraph]

The same man who allegedly showed up in Halle Berry's Hollywood Hills backyard twice over the weekend arrested after he jumped over the property's back wall last night on suspicion of felony stalking. [TMZ]

Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton, Nancy Reagan, Rosalynn Carter, George W. Bush among dignitaries to attend Former First Lady Betty Ford memorial today in Palm Desert. [LATimes]

NASA's last spacewalk of their shuttle era is currently underway with crew's mission aboard Atlantis. [HuffPo]