Eavesdropping In: Ryan Gosling Breaks Up NYC Street Fight (Video!); Sheriff's Smell Some Dank, Leads To Major Weed Bust; Libyan Civil War Rages On; 49ers-Raiders Preseason Nixed; Joe Francis Surrenders To LAPD

by Emily Green · August 23, 2011

In case men and women need another reason to swoon for him, a video of a manking Ryan Gosling playing peacemaker as he breaks up a street fight in NYC's East Village has surfaced. [KTLA]

Another day, another big weed bust, this time in Lancaster when L.A. Sheriff's authorities detected the distinct aroma of some dank sticky green which led them to a growhouse of 600 plants worth roughly $1 million. [KABC]

The civil war in Libya between Gadhafi loyalists and rebels escalates as more join the rebellion and attack the dictator's compound. [HuffPo]

In light of several unrelated violent incidents, including two shootings, at a recent Oakland Raiders-49ers game, the San Francisco team announces to discontinue preseason games against Oakland. [LATimes]

Scumbag of the ages Joe Francis turns himself in to LAPD on three misdemeanor counts of false imprisonment after he lured some women into his limo offering to give them a ride to their cars but instead took them to his home. [TMZ]