LOS ANGELES (AP) – Dennis Farina has been arrested at Los Angeles International Airport after a loaded gun was found in his carry-on luggage.

Police say the 64-year-old actor told them he forgot the .22-caliber handgun was in his luggage Sunday.

Sgt. Dennis Beacham says Farina was caught at a security checkpoint and booked for investigation of carrying a concealed weapon. Bail was set at $25,000.

Messages were left for Farina’s attorney, Kevin York, and his agent.

Farina has a role in the Ashton Kutcher and Cameron Diaz comedy “What Happens in Vegas.” It opened Friday.

Garth returning for ‘90210’ spinoff

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The wild kids of television’s West Beverly High will have a guidance counselor familiar with the posh ZIP code’s dating, drugs and drama.

Jennie Garth will reprise her role as Kelly Taylor and join the cast of a planned “Beverly Hills, 90210” spinoff on CW.

She won’t be a regular but will play a guidance counselor at her alma mater, the Hollywood Reporter said in a story published online Saturday.

Lessing unlikely to write a new novel

LONDON (AP) – Nobel literature prize winner Doris Lessing says she is unlikely to write a new full-length novel, according to excerpts of an interview released Sunday.

In extracts of a British Broadcasting Corp. interview, Lessing said that winning the prestigious prize had been “a bloody disaster.”

The 88-year-old author said she no longer has the energy to take on writing a full novel, blaming constant media demands.

“All I do is give interviews and spend time being photographed,” Lessing was quoted as saying in the radio interview, which will be broadcast Monday.

Lessing – the author of more than 50 novels, volumes of short stories, memoirs and plays – was named the 2007 Nobel Literature laureate in October. The Swedish Academy, which awards the prize, praised her “skepticism, fire and visionary power.”

Lessing was born in Persia – now Iran – and raised in Rhodesia, now known as Zimbabwe. Her most influential book is considered to be “The Golden Notebook,” published in 1962 and regarded as a feminist classic.

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