Eavesdropping In: Kadafi Launches Major Counterattack; Downtown Thieves Steal $3 Mil In Jewelry Via Tunnel; Facebook Empire Expands; Katie Holmes Sues Star For $50 Mil; Authorities Remove Charlie Sheen's Kids

by Emily Green · March 2, 2011

Kadafi launches first offensive counterattack in rebel-controlled eastern region of Libya at Port Berga, seizes key oil facility for Sirte Oil Co. and air base [LATimes]

Some crafty thieves made off with $3 million in jewels from a jewelry store they tunneled their way into in downtown L.A. [KTLA]

Facebook acquires Beluga, a mobile group messaging app developer that enables users to create private mobile chat rooms and more [IFB]

Katie Holmes is suing Star magazine for libel seeking $50 million in damages after it ran a cover story suggesting she's a drug addict [PE]

After allegedly making a death threat, Brooke Mueller gets a restraining order against Charlie Sheen, has authorities remove their children from his home [TMZ]