News

‘The Shield’ star Michael Jace pleads not guilty in wife’s slaying

‘The Shield’ star Michael Jace pleads not guilty in wife’s slaying

MICHAEL JACE:The television actor is accused of fatally shooting his wife. Photo: Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actor Michael Jace, who played a conflicted cop in the cable television drama “The Shield,” pleaded not guilty in Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday to a charge of murdering his wife, prosecutors said.

Jace, 51, is accused of shooting and killing his 40-year-old wife April on May 19 in their South Los Angeles home before placing an emergency call himself.

The actor, who has appeared mostly in supporting roles on TV in the past 20 years, has been held on $2 million bail.

(Reporting by Eric Kelsey; Editing by Susan Heavey)

Recent Headlines

in Local

Illinois First State in the Nation to Lock Painkiller Bottles

med bottle lock

The one-year program will put the locks on painkillers that contain hydrocodone, also known as Vicodin or Norco.

in Local

The Du Quoin State Fair is on Now Through Labor Day

du quoin

Fair Manager Patrick Buchen says it's a money windfall for the area.

in Local

Pair of House Fires Look Like Arson but Appear to be Unrelated

fire truck

SPD and SFD continue to investigate the fires which occured within 90 minutes of each other.

in Local

Judge Considers Whether to Dismiss Illinois Head-Injury Suit

ihsa

Cook County Judge Leroy Martin Jr. heard oral arguments Friday.

in Local

Ex-Washington Mayor Don Gronewald Dead at 83

wtax 011015

Gronewald, mayor of the central Illinois town from 1989 to 2001, died Tuesday at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.