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'CSI Miami' actress loses battle over security gate; she says she fears stalker

February 24, 2010 |  9:32 am
 The Glendale City Council Tuesday night voted to require “CSI: Miami” actress Eva La Rue to remove the gate she illegally constructed in front of her home.

Councilman Ara Najarian cast the lone dissenting vote.

The decision concludes weeks of controversy that generated heated debate at City Hall and media and community attention.

La Rue had said she built the gate to guard against an alleged stalker, but neighborhood residents decried the addition, which according to city code was too close to the right-of-way, as blatantly flouting zoning regulations.

Last month, La Rue pleaded with the Glendale City Council to keep the gate. "I am asking please, please to keep my gate. I'm a single mom. I know that this gate can't really protect me from somebody that wants to do me and my 8-year-old harm, but at least it is some sort of barrier."

According to KTLA News, it appears La Rue has moved out of the home and has been staying at an unknown location.

-- Melaine Hicken, Glendale News-Press

More on the story here.

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