Eavesdropping In: L.A. County Sheriff Will Investigate For Pay; Big Cocaine Bust; Etta James' Leukemia, Dementia Diagnoses; Panic In The Streets Of Tunisia; Camille Grammer Meets The Other Woman

by Emily Green · January 14, 2011

If you have enough cash to blow like Guess Inc. co-founder Georges Marciano, you can get the L.A. Sheriff to launch first-class criminal investigations despite an overwhelming lack of evidence [LATimes]

Valencia drug bust of two Canadian men with over 100 lbs. of cocaine and $2.5 million in cash taught us something: cocaine costs considerably more in Canada than in the U.S. Go figure! [KABC]

R&B icon Etta James' family at war over her medical expenses after the singer is diagnosed with leukemia and dementia [TMZ]

Tunisia president Zine el Abidine ben Ali fires his administration after capital is overrun with violent political protests demanding his resignation [HuffPo]

In the midst of their contentious divorce, Camille Grammer reunites for first time in months with Kelsey Grammer. And the woman he left her for who's now his fiancee. Awkward... [PE]