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Harveyappeals sexual assault conviction, seeks new trial
Formerproducer Harvey on Monday asked a state appeals court to throw out his conviction for sexual assault and rape and grant a new trial, saying the trial judge made several errors that denied him an impartial jury. , 69, was sentenced in March 2020 by Justice Burke of criminal court to 23 years in prison for assaulting former production assistant Mimi Haleyi and raping former aspiring actress Mann.
Prayer vigil called for rapper DMX outsidehospital
Fans of rapper DMX announced a prayer vigil to be held on Monday outside a suburbanhospital just days after reports the musician and actor suffered a heart attack during a drug overdose. “Prayer for DMX” was set for 5 p.m. EDT in front of , said supporters using the hashtag #PrayerForDMX.
(With inputs from agencies.)