Eavesdropping In: Riots In The Streets Of London; Drop In Attendance May Cost Dodgers $27 Mil; Silver Lake Road Rage Shooting; Kanye West Compares Himself To Hitler, Michael Jordan; Inmates Escape In Hollywood Hills

by Emily Green · August 8, 2011

    Riots erupt in London's Tottenham area, a low-income suburb near the site of the 2012 Olympics, spread through the city after a fatal police shooting of a local young father. [HuffPo]

    Even more bad news for the Dodgers as a dramatic drop in game attendance this season is projected to cost the franchise $27 million. [LATimes]

    A pizza delivery man is on life support after taking a gunshot to the face in while driving in Silver Lake early Sunday morning in an apparent case of road rage. [KABC]

    While performing in the UK, Kanye West went on rant wherein he whined about being misunderstood and went on to compare himself to Adolf Hitler and Michael Jordan. We can't make this stuff up. [TMZ]

    Two prison inmates are still at large after escaping Friday afternoon from a road crew assignment in the Hollywood Hills around Mullholand and Fryman Canyon. [KTLA]