Tucson police arrested four teenagers Wednesday suspected in a string of violent crimes, including armed robbery, kidnapping and rape.
All the incidents took place between Aug. 20 and Sept 24, police said.
The four arrested are Charles E. Flowers, 19; Tyrel Flowers, 17; Dion Bruner, 18; and Christopher L. Bacon, 17. All remain in the Pima County Jail on bond.
Together they face a total of 86 felony charges.
Tyrel Flowers, 17, is a… Continue
If You Haven’t Heard By Now Jim Jones, Juelz Santana & Lil Wayne Are Making A Track Called “Swagger From Us” In Response To “Swagger Like Us” Talking About Swagger Jackers.. It Will Appear On Jim’s Major Debut Album “Pray For Rain” On Sony..
Jim On Jay-Z and T.I.:
Complex: You and Juelz are all about that swag-splashing. How do you feel about not being included on “Swagger Like Us”?
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White trooper says he had to run over a Black suspect.
A White South Carolina state trooper accused of deliberately running down a Black suspect with his cruiser says the crash was “an unavoidable accident.” (See the video for yourself) As for bragging later that he hit the suspect on purpose, Lance Corporal Steven Garren… Continue
In another classic case of a mother gone wild, a 31-year-old woman reportedly performed oral sex on her 2-year-old son, and then, get this - emailed the pictures to a friend. According to a copy of the e-mail reported by the Rocky Mountain News in Denver, Alicia Lee told her friend in April that she had thoughts about performing the sex act with her infant son while changing his diapers. The next day, she turned her thoughts into a reality. Lee sent… Continue
Rumors surfaced on several website this week claiming that an altercation took place between New York rapper Maino and Yung Berg at a nightclub in New York, which ended with Berg getting slapped.
While it was just hearsay, Maino has spoken out about the situation (via a recent interview with radio host Jenny Boom Boom on 93.7 in Connecticut), confirming the rumors. However, he… Continue
O.J. Simpson is taken into custody after being found guilty during his trial at the Clark County Regional Justice Center on Friday, October 3, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Simpson and co-defendant Clarence ‘C.J.’ Stewart were found guilty on all charges after standing trial for crimes including felony kidnapping, armed robbery and conspiracy related to a 2007 confrontation with sports memorabilia dealers in a Las Vegas hotel.
The verdict comes 13 years… Continue
Rapper/Actor Common covers the new issue of 944 Magazine and he is looking mighty fine in his black frames. Common sat down with the mag and talked politics. Here is a snippet:
Why do you support Barack Obama? After all, he’s politician, too.
On a practical level, we’re dealing with a lot of hard times and struggles. I see Barack Obama as a beacon of light because, more than anything, I see him promoting love. Of course he’s a politician,… Continue
WE ARE IN A STATE OF EMERGENCY!!! YOU MUST REGISTER TO VOTE BY MONDAY OCTOBER 6, 2008!!!!! We are only 31 days from the most important election of our lifetime. MONDAY OCTOBER 6, 2008 IS THE DEADLINE. We are at war, banks are closing, people are losing their jobs and houses every day. It is our responsibility to protect our futures. Time is running out. You must register by Monday October 6th. Barack Obama… Continue
In BusinessWeek's October 13th issue they announce the "Power 100," a list of the 100 most powerful people in sports. The magazine asked 25 panelists of athletes, executives, marketers, writers, and academics to rank their top 20 out of 300 names . They were asked to consider how each individual rates vs. his or her peers; how much money each controls, generates, or influences; and the breadth and staying power of their impact.
After 13 years as a radio reporter at WWJ (950 AM) in Detroit, Karen Dinkins was let go on Monday. The reason: she wore a pro-Obama t-shirt while covering a rally for the station on Sunday.
Reached by telephone, Dinkins acknowledged that she wore the shirt, and that the radio station fired her Monday. But she declined to elaborate.
J.D., owner of HipHopUpdate blog spotted T.I. and his artist Big Kuntry walking around greeting fans outside the Virgin MegaStore in Times Square yesterday.
Both T.I. and Kuntry’s albums dropped on Tuesday. T.I.’s album, Paper Trail, will top the charts next week with over 500K in sales. Kuntry’s debut CD, My Turn To Eat, will do decent sales with his disc on display in stores right next to… Continue
*The New York Daily News is reporting that soulful songstress Erykah Badu is expecting her third child.
The R&B star reportedly revealed the news over the weekend at the Austin City Limits festival, where she performed Saturday in a smiley-face t-shirt that exposed her baby bump.
Badu, 37, has a 10-year-old son named Seven Sirius, with Outkast's Andre 'Andre 3000' Benjamin; and a 4-year-old daughter named Puma Rose, with rapper The… Continue
CLEVELAND -- The man accused of starting Cleveland's deadliest house fire is a dope peddler with a quick, violent temper that explodes so often that even his fellow prison inmates had reason to fear.
Authorities spoke only sparingly about Antun Lewis, 24, today after a federal grand jury indicted him on a charge of arson resulting in nine deaths in connection with the East 87th Street fire on May 21, 2005.
After tricking his wife into introducing him to her lover, a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy held the couple captive overnight at an Irvine apartment complex where he beat them, forced them to undress at knife point and ordered the woman to castrate her younger suitor, authorities alleged Wednesday.
Deputy Robert A. McClain then allegedly sodomized his wife and chopped off her hair with the knife, Orange County prosecutors… Continue