Eavesdropping In: Woman Defrauds Nuns Out Of $28k; New Outdoor Smoking Ban; Santa Ana Winds Bring Warm Weather; Charlie Sheen's "Moral Turpitude"; Cyndi Lauper's Impromptu Airport Concert

by Emily Green · March 8, 2011

A Tustin woman defrauds nuns out of $285,000 to buy lingerie and pay for pet sitting [KTLA]

A new smoke-free outdoor dining law takes effect today in L.A., banning smoking on restaurant patios, food courts, and near food trucks [KABC]

More strange weather visits L.A. with winds gusting up to 60 mph yesterday and warmer temps expected in the 70s and 80s this week [LATimes]

Didn't see this one coming... Warner Bros. fires Charlie Sheen from "Two and a Half Men" for reasons detailed in 11 pages, including a felony involving "moral turpitude" [TMZ]

While stuck waiting for delayed flights, Cyndi Lauper sings "Girls Just Want To Have Fun" over the PA system of an Argentina airport for fellow travelers [PE]