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State news in brief for Friday, Nov. 22

...sentenced to three years in prison on sex trafficking and prostitution charges.However, the Peninsula Clarion reports Karen Carpenter will not serve any additional time in jail since more than two years of the sentence were suspended and she received...
Jury Clears Leykis

...afternoon cleared nationally syndicated talk-show host Tom Leykis of the claims made against him by local woman Karen Carpenter, who said comments about her on his show caused her severe emotional distress and violated her privacy. But the...
Shock jock on trial for emotional damages

...afterward, caused her to suffer post-traumatic stress, and she wants compensation. The trial in the civil lawsuit of Karen Carpenter against Tom Leykis and Westwood One, the show's production company based in Culver City, Calif., began Wednesday...
Doctor: Talk show triggered trauma

...people who treated her testified Friday in Juneau Superior Court. The psychiatrist and psychotherapist who treated Karen Carpenter admitted, however, they did not independently verify Carpenter's account of her emotional or physical condition...
Woman says talk show induced fear of assault

...Monday that she feared being raped after a radio talk-show host talked about her lewdly on the air in July 1998. Karen Carpenter, who is suing host Tom Leykis and Westwood One, which produces his nationally syndicated show from the Los Angeles...
Psychiatrist: Carpenter likely was exaggerating her stress

...exaggerating her symptoms, a psychiatrist testified Wednesday. Dr. David Robinson of Juneau, hired by the defense, said Karen Carpenter did not have post-traumatic stress disorder after the broadcast in 1998, as she was diagnosed at the time. Instead...
He grows on you's topic - I can turn the channel. I am a big girl - and I know he has his own style of entertainment. Ms. Karen Carpenter, who is suing Tom Leykis and Westwood One with charges that Tom intentionally inflicted serious emotional distress...
Payment enough

If Karen Carpenter didn't like Tom Leykis, all she had to do was turn off her radio. Instead she intimidated KJNO radio into canceling his show...
Another injustice is possible

...Empire and can sympathize with Karen Carpenter. She believed the Tom to make a few points: 1. Karen Carpenter did not take the Leykis show...unlikely that KJNO would simply pay Karen Carpenter $100,000 to get rid of her...
Shock jock off hook in stress case's production company could be costly. The jury cleared Leykis of the claims made against him by local resident Karen Carpenter, who said comments about her on his nationally syndicated radio show caused her severe emotional distress and violated...


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