Jimmy Buffett and a few of his friends plan to give a free concert on the Alabama coast to show support for the gulf region.
Alabama tourism director Lee Sentell says the show will be July 1 on the beach at Gulf Shores.
Buffett's Web site says the concert is meant to demonstrate support for the people, businesses and culture of the Gulf Coast. It will be broadcast live on CMT.
Buffett and his Coral Reefer Band will be joined in Gulf Shores by Sonny Landreth, Zac Brown Band, Kenny Chesney, Jesse Winchester and Allen Toussaint.
A special souvenir T-shirt will be designed for the concert. It will be available online and at the show.
Sick about ruling...
Michael Jackson's youngest brother said Monday that his family is disappointed in a recent ruling allowing a doctor charged in the pop singer's death to keep his medical license, but they have faith in the judicial process.
Randy Jackson's written statement came a week after a Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled he didn't have the authority to suspend the license of Dr. Conrad Murray. Murray faces an involuntary manslaughter charge in Jackson's death nearly a year ago. The cardiologist has pleaded not guilty.
"The recent court proceedings have been difficult for us as a family," Randy Jackson wrote. "However, it is a necessary process that we are well prepared to endure in our fight for justice for Michael."
The statement said the Jackson family was disappointed in the ruling, but expressed support for the California Attorney General's Office, which sought to suspend Murray's medical license until his case is decided.
The flamboyant judge brought to fame in the fight over Anna Nicole Smith's remains says he believes someone is guilty of manslaughter in the starlet's death and second-guesses his own decision over where she is buried in a book to be released Tuesday.
Larry Seidlin, the former Fort Lauderdale, Fla., judge, is harshly critical of Smith's lawyer-turned-companion Howard K. Stern, and of the police investigations into the deaths of the Playboy Playmate and her son. But as provocatively titled as "The Killing of Anna Nicole Smith" is, Seidlin offers no evidence either death was anything more than the accidental drug overdoses they were deemed.
"I think enablers should be punished," Seidlin writes, referring to Stern. "How about keeping her off drugs while she was alive? He was with her every day; how about saying no, and if she kicks your ass out, then goodbye and good luck."
Then, the judge says, "we won't have all this celebrity blood on our hands."
Seidlin presided over the six-day televised hearing into the fate of Smith's body, shortly after her February 2007 death. His jurisdiction was limited to control of Smith's body; Florida never charged anyone in connection with her death. A California court is determining whether she was illegally given drugs.
Evaluation for stalker...
A man arrested outside Audrina Patridge's home has pleaded no contest to stalking "The Hills" star and will undergo psychiatric evaluation.
Deputy District Attorney Wendy Segall says Zachary Loring entered the plea Monday in Los Angeles and will undergo a 90-day diagnostic evaluation before being sentenced. If found competent, he could be sentenced to up to two years in state prison.
Patridge did not appear in court. She has previously testified in a civil restraining order hearing that she feared Loring, who police say repeatedly went to the starlet's home and left her numerous items, including some disturbing drawings.
The 25-year-old Loring is due back in court on Sept. 20 for sentencing.