COOPERTOWN, Tenn. -- Deputies said five children were seen coming out of the back of a U-Haul after a woman pulled into a Mapco in Coopertown. The children range in age from 4 to 13 years old. Three more unrestrained children were riding in the front with Quiana Deberry; the youngest was 11 months old. "No ventilation, no way for them to communicate with the people in front if there was a problem,” said Coopertown Police Department Chief Jessie… Continue
DALLAS — Police were questioning a suspect late Friday who is accused of throwing his 2-month-old daughter into a construction hole, according to authorities.
Witnesses told police that the father, Dondrake Jackson, 31, walked out of a residence in the 2300 block of Blue Creek Drive about 1:20 p.m. and threw the infant into a three-foot-deep hole. Jackson was being held at Lew Sterrett Justice Center late Friday. Bail had not been… Continue
MAPLE HEIGHTS -- Friends of Briana Bryant said the 15-year-old girl had a bubbly personality and a radiant smile.
The straight-A student would try to make others laugh between classes at Maple Heights High School, friends said. She liked history, Spanish, and the Cleveland Browns, primarily because she had a crush on wide receiver Braylon Edwards.
Omaha, NE - Former Nebraska running back Thunder Collins faces murder charges for a shooting in central Omaha Tuesday morning. Collins was arrested Wednesday, he will appear in court for the first time Friday morning.
Timothy Thomas of Los Angeles was killed. Marshall Turner, of Los Angeles was also shot. He drove from the crime scene near 70th and Military to a motel near 72nd and Grover just after the… Continue
Rap superstar JAY-Z has confirmed a collaboration with Norwegian producers STARGATE to launch a new record label. The hip-hop mogul, real name Shawn Carter, has teamed up with the beatmaking duo, consisting of Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel S. Eriksen, to form StarRoc. In a statement Jay-Z and Stargate say, “The focus is to find new talent and develop artists through mutually beneficial global partnerships which include music distribution, publishing,… Continue
Rapper T.I. celebrated his 28th birthday on Saturday with his queen Tiny at the elegant Biltmore hotel in Midtown. The theme was “suited and booted” and everyone came dressed to impress!
I’m told the party was “nuts” and “better than last year.” Celebrity guests included Monica, producers Sean Garrett, B. Cox, Jazze Pha; top rated radio jock Ryan Cameron, rappers Young Dro, Big Kuntry, Xtaci, Joe Johnson, Jamal Tinsley, T boz, Tocarra, Rod… Continue
*A copyright infringement lawsuit was filed against Jay-Z and the owner of his Rocawear clothing line by a company who claims they took its trademarked name, "I Will Not Lose."
In March 2007, Iconix Brand Group bought the rights to Jay-Z's Rocawear for $204 million. However, the rapper was named in the suit because of the plaintiff's belief that he still oversees the line's product development, licensing, and marketing.
By all appearances, Sgt. Eddie Hicks was a superstar narcotics detective. A 30-year veteran of the Chicago police force, he made dozens of raids on suspected drug dealers, taking firearms out of the hands of criminals and netting thousands in cash and kilos in cocaine.
Yet his actions didn't win him awards and accolades. Instead, he earned a reputation as one of Chicago's most crooked cops.
Authorities say Hicks wasn't interested in… Continue
For months, it was the news that the family, friends and customers of Betsy McDaniel waited for: Someone had been arrested in her murder.
On Thursday about 10:30 a.m., Bryant Boudoin, 27, was apprehended at his Algiers home by New Orleans police, Jefferson Parish deputies and federal marshals, culminating an investigation that began when McDaniel was beaten early Memorial Day morning.
“I’m a big fan of Jay-Z, but outside of the States and hip-hop circles, no one really knew who he was until he married Beyonce.”
The In Da Club rapper has also disputed reports that Jay-Z is worth an estimated $1 billion (GBP540 million), but is adamant he’s not jealous of his fortune.
He adds, “I don’t believe he’s worth that much! It’s all been exaggerated. I’m comfortable. I don’t want for anything so I’m not in a… Continue
Lionsgate snuck out the teaser trailer to Tyler Perry's 'Madea Goes To Jail' yesterday.
Based by Perry's play of the same name, 'Goes to Jail' focuses its story on Madea whose trouble-making act puts her behind bars.
Starring Perry as Madea, the film also stars Keshia Knight Pulliam as 'Candy', Vanessa Ferlito, Sofia Vergara, Derek Luke, Keke Palmer, David and Tamela Mann, Viola Davis, Judge Mablean Ephriam. Ion Overman, Ronreaco Lee, and Aisha… Continue