News

Lamar Odom checks into rehab

Lamar Odom checks into rehab

Photo: WENN

Khloe Kardashian’s husband Lamar Odom has checked himself into rehab.

The 33-year-old basketball star was arrested and charged with DUI in Los Angeles on Friday following weeks of speculation surrounding his marriage to Khloe Kardashian and his alleged drug abuse – and now it appears he’s taking action to get clean.

A source tells People.com, “He realized he needs help.”

Odom has admitted to drug use in the past – he violated NBA drug policies in 2001 and spoke candidly of his marijuana use in 2003.

Kardashian has refused to comment about reports suggesting she had led an intervention to prompt her husband to seek help, and that they were living apart at the time of his arrest last week.

Recent Headlines

1 hour ago in Local

Springfield Metro Unemployment Falls

Fresh
unemployment

The Illinois Department of Employment Security says more people in the Springfield metro area are going back to work.

yesterday in Local

City Council Notes Shared with Lincoln Funeral Group

lincoln

Documents show council provided money, land, lodging for Lincoln's funeral

yesterday in Local

Auburn Bank Robbed, Suspect Being Sought

auburnrobbery

Police searching for suspect, seeks public's help

yesterday in Local

Quinn Reiterates Support for Constitutional Officer Term Limits

state_capitol_3

Gov. Pat Quinn says he supports a plan to let voters decide if they should limit the terms of state constitutional officers.

yesterday in Local

Land of Lincoln Honor Flight to Take On More Flights

flag2

The Central Illinois Honor Flight program that took World War II veterans on free trips to Washington is turning its operations over to a similar group after having to cancel several flights.