HOUSTON (AP) -- Country singer Clint Black brought along some musical celebrities and raised $1.5 million for people still recovering from flooding caused by Tropical Storm Allison.
The One Houston United Telethon was broadcast on five Houston television stations Saturday night.
The event featured Black and performances by his wife, Lisa Hartman Black, as well as Lyle Lovett, jazz artist Joe Sample, Tejano group La Mafia and other local musicians.
There also were taped appearances by former President George Bush and his wife, Barbara; singer Amy Grant; the Beach Boys; TV host Jay Leno; ABC News' Charles Gibson; and U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee.
About 800 invited guests watched from part of the outfield at Enron Field.
The June storm dumped nearly 40 inches of rain in some parts of Harris County, which includes Houston, killing 22 people and causing an estimated $5 billion in damage.
Rule returns to scene of crime
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) -- True-crime novelist Ann Rule went back to the scene of the crime to promote her latest book.
"Every Breath You Take: A True Story of Obsession, Revenge and Murder," is based on the 1997 high-profile Sarasota murder of Sheila Bellush.
Bellush, a mother of quadruplets, was shot and her throat was slashed in her home in Florida where she had recently moved with her husband and children. Her ex-husband, Texas millionaire Allen Blackthorne, is serving life in prison for orchestrating a murder-for-hire plot.
Rule's appearance attracted about 400 people at a downtown hotel Friday, including Sarasota County sheriff's investigators, attorneys and local fans.
Rule, who lives in Seattle, said that since the age of 7 she has wanted to know why people harm others.
for drunken driving
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) -- Actress Kim Delaney has been arrested for investigation of drunken driving, authorities said Sunday.
Delaney, 40, was arrested about 7:50 p.m. Saturday at her Malibu home after another motorist called 911 to report a vehicle driving erratically on Pacific Coast Highway, said Los Angeles County sheriff's Sgt. Peter Charbonneau.
The driver followed Delaney to her home, where he met sheriff's deputies and identified her as the driver, Charbonneau said.
Meanwhile, as Delaney entered her home, she set off her burglar alarm causing additional deputies to be called to her home, Charbonneau said.
Delaney played police detective Diane Russell on ABC's "NYPD Blue."
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