Gangsta Rapper Busted; Felon Escapes
ARRESTED: Gangsta rapper Beanie Sigel (real name: Dwight Grant), 27, was charged with assault for attacking a man on South Philadelphia’s Sigel Street, the avenue from which he derived his hip-hop name, police said on Saturday. Sigel allegedly used his Bentley to block a passing motorist from getting by a group of his friends on the street and then kicked and punched the motorist when he got out of his truck . . . HOSPITALIZED: Washington Post chairman Katharine Graham, 84, was listed in critical condition late on Sunday at a hospital in Boise, Idaho, after surgery that followed a fall, said a hospital spokeswoman. The highly respected publishing figure fell on Saturday afternoon on a walkway at a condominium complex in Sun Valley, where she had been attending a business conference, The Washington Post reported on its Web site. She remains in intensive care . . . OFFERED: Charlie Sheen’s 6,000-square-foot “ultimate bachelor pad” (with separate rooms for poker playing and cigar smoking) in Malibu is for sale — furnished — at $4.5 million, reports the L.A. Times. The “Spin City” star, 35, has just bought another house in L.A. and plans to go for a new look, said his real-estate agent . . . ESCAPED: Hours after he was convicted of attempted murder, Kevin Jerome Pullum, 30, walked out of a Los Angeles jail by flashing a phony I.D. card bearing a picture of actor Eddie Murphy, authorities said. Police said a jail informant told investigators that Pullum made the card using a picture of Murphy’s face that he clipped from an ad for the movie “Dr. Dolittle 2.” Pullum remains at large.