Listen Online - Listen on Mobile Radio.com | Mobile App Info

Newton Wins Restraining Order Against Landlord

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A judge has granted Wayne Newton a restraining order against his landlord amid stalled plans to turn his Las Vegas estate into a celebrity museum — a project that has sparked allegations of fraud, mismanagement and sexual harassment.

Clark County District Court Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez ruled Thursday that developer Steve Kennedy must stay 50 feet away from the Newton family and their home.

The ruling means construction to turn Newton’s Casa de Shenandoah estate into a tourist attraction cannot continue.

Kennedy, the manager of CSD LLC, filed a lawsuit two weeks ago claiming the Newton family was unwilling to move out of the mansion so it could be converted into a museum. The Newtons filed counterclaims alleging breach of contract and fraud.

Newton says he regrets entering into the deal.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Las Vegas

Get Started
Introducing Your New Podcast Network Play.it

Listen Live