Boy George to sweep New York streets

NEW YORK, July 31 (UPI) -- British pop star Boy George has been asssigned to sweep New York City streets for filing a bogus police report of a break-in at his loft.

Boy George gets second chance

NEW YORK, June 26 (UPI) -- Boy George was reprimanded but not jailed by a Manhattan judge Monday for missing a prior court date and not fulfilling the terms of his probation.

Boy George fails to show up for court date

NEW YORK, June 19 (UPI) -- A New York judge issued a warrant for Boy George after the former Culture Club singer failed to show for a court date last week.

Boy George ordered to face the music

NEW YORK, June 17 (UPI) -- A New York judge reportedly erupted in an angry tirade upon learning Boy George had not yet signed up to serve his community service sentence.

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, June 14, the 165th day of 2006 with 200 to follow.
By United Press International

Boy George pleads out of drug charges

NEW YORK, March 8 (UPI) -- Boy George was sentenced to five days of community service and ordered to undergo rehab for the Oct. 7 drug bust at his New York loft.

Boy George in N.Y. court for drug charges

NEW YORK, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Boy George received a continuance in court proceedings Wednesday stemming from his October cocaine bust in New York.

Boy George gets 2006 N.Y. court date

NEW YORK, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- A New York judge Monday ordered British pop star Boy George to appear in court Feb. 1 for alleged drug possession and filing a fake police report.

Boy George and Anna Nicole join 'Big Bro'

LONDON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Britain's "Celebrity Big Brother" will have Boy George and Anna Nicole Smith locked in its infamous house, it was revealed Tuesday.

More details leak on Boy George arrest

NEW YORK, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Boy George reportedly had a male prostitute in his loft who tried to rob him the morning of his cocaine bust, the New York Post said Friday.

Boy George faces 15 years for coke bust

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- New York police said they found 13 bags of cocaine in Boy George's New York apartment, which could mean 15 years in jail for the singer-turned-DJ.

Rosie hopes Boy George 'gets help'

NEW YORK, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Actress/comedian Rosie O'Donnell says her friend Boy George, busted for cocaine possession in New York, needs "help."

Busted in New York, Boy George goes home

LONDON, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- British pop star Boy George returned home to London just days after being busted for cocaine possession at his apartment in New York.

Boy George arrested on drug charges

NEW YORK, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Culture Club singer Boy George was arrested on drug charges Friday at his loft apartment in New York.

Antony and the Johnsons win Mercury Prize

LONDON, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Antony and the Johnsons Tuesday won Britain's Mercury Music Prize for the album "I Am A Bird Now," featuring guest spots from Boy George and Lou Reed.

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, June 14, the 165th day of 2005 with 200 to follow.
By United Press International

'Blind Boy' George Scott dead at 75

DURHAM, N.C., March 12 (UPI) -- George Scott, a founding member of the Blind Boys of Alabama, has died at the age of 75 at his home in Durham, N.C.

Boy George rolls out B-Rude fashions

NEW YORK, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Onetime pop icon Boy George says his new clothing line, B-Rude, is for people who like their reputation to precede them, hellomagazine.com reported.

Tsunami single expected to go to U.K. No1

LONDON, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- A charity single to aid victims of the Dec. 26 Asian tsunami was released Monday and expected to go straight to the top of Britain's charts.

Tsunami relief song being recorded

LONDON, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- British singers Cliff Richard and Boy George are among entertainers recording a song to raise funds for victims of the Asian tsunami.

Elton John, Boy George in a tiff

LONDON, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- British pop star George Michael has attacked fellow Englishman Elton John over comments he made about the ex-Wham star's private life and career.

Boy George, Duran Duran out of Hall of Fame

LONDON, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- A panel of experts led by George Martin has excluded Boy George and Duran Duran from Britain's first music Hall of Fame, the Times of London learned.

The Almanac

Today is Monday, June 14, the 166th day of 2004 with 200 to follow.
By United Press International

Boy George to pay $18,000 in libel damages

LONDON, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Boy George Wednesday agreed to pay $18,000 in damages to a man he punched at a London nightclub, then slandered in a British magazine.

Brits vote 80s their favorite decade

LONDON, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Despite obvious cultural low points, such as leg warmers, yuppies and shoulder pads, a British poll shows the 1980s is the most missed period of modern times.
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