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Kris and Bruce Jenner were the victims of a "swatting." (credit: CBS)

Lawmakers Want Stricter Penalties Against Celebrity ‘Swatters’

Celebrities have long contended with the occasional downsides of stardom — tabloid scandals, stalkers, box office bombs, the paparazzi. Now, add “swatting” to the list — a prank that sends police charging to the gates of stars’ homes on false reports of gunmen, hostages or other crimes in progress.

01/26/2013

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12-Year-Old Boy Arrested In Celebrity ‘Swatting’ Incidents

A young boy was arrested for allegedly making bogus reports of violence at the homes of celebrities Justin Bieber and Ashton Kutcher.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/18/2012

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Miley Cyrus Trespasser Sentenced To 18 Months In Jail

A man convicted of trespassing at Miley Cyrus’ Los Angeles home has been sentenced to a year and a half in jail.

10/12/2012

Miley Cyrus poses on arrival on the red carpet for the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles on September 6, 2012 in California. (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/GettyImages)

Man Convicted Of Trespassing At Miley Cyrus’ Home

A Los Angeles jury has convicted a man of misdemeanor trespassing at the home of Miley Cyrus.

10/11/2012

Justin Bieber (Photo Credit: Dave Benett/Getty Images)

Justin Bieber’s Calabasas Home Becomes Latest Target Of Swatting Prank

A 911 call to singer Justin Bieber’s Calabasas home Wednesday morning turned out to be a hoax.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/10/2012

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LA Police Chief Vows To Find ‘Swatting’ Pranksters Targeting Celebrities

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck vowed to hunt down the pranksters who have reported bogus life and death situations and requested the SWAT team at celebrity homes in the past few months.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/04/2012

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Man Charged With Trespassing At Miley Cyrus’ Home

Los Angeles prosecutors have charged a man with trespassing after his weekend arrest at the home of actress-singer Miley Cyrus.

09/10/2012

Miley Cyrus poses on arrival on the red carpet for the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles on September 6, 2012 in California. (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/GettyImages)

Suspected Prowler Arrested Outside Miley Cyrus’ Studio City Home

A suspected prowler accused of lurking outside the home of actress-singer Miley Cyrus was behind bars on Saturday.

09/08/2012

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Reported Kidnapping, Shooting At Miley Cyrus Home Turns Out To Be Hoax

Police and firefighters responded to a reported kidnapping and shooting at the Studio City home of entertainer Miley Cyrus Wednesday but later learned the call was a hoax.

08/01/2012

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Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth Are Engaged

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth are engaged to be married.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/06/2012

Actor Johnny Depp speaks onstage during Nickelodeon's 24th Annual Kids' Choice Awards at Galen Center on April 2, 2011 in Los Angeles. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Depp, Cyrus Win But Avoid Slime At Kids’ Choice

Johnny Depp showed his appreciation for his Kids’ Choice Award with a sliming. After earning the blimp-shaped favorite movie actor trophy for his Mad Hatter role in “Alice in Wonderland,” Depp manned a hose and unleashed waves of green goop on the screaming crowd of more than 10,000 kids — and a few adults.

04/03/2011

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Billy Ray Cyrus Says ‘Hannah Montana’ Destroyed His Family

Billy Ray Cyrus says the Disney TV show “Hannah Montana” destroyed his family, causing his divorce and sending daughter Miley Cyrus spinning out of control.

02/15/2011

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Miley Cyrus To Host ‘SNL’ Next Month

NBC says Miley Cyrus will be hosting “Saturday Night Live” on March 5. It will be the first time playing guest host to “SNL” for the 18-year-old pop star, NBC said Friday.

02/11/2011

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TMZ Video Allegedly Shows Miley Cyrus Using Bong

A new video on TMZ.com purportedly shows Miley Cyrus using a bong to smoke the psychedelic drug Salvia.

12/10/2010

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