WEST PALM BEACH — A 16-year-old boy and an accomplice hatched a plan to rob a man and his wife in their home on Thursday but instead shot the couple to death, police said today.
Bryant Vaughn, 16, of suburban West Palm Beach was arrested Saturday night in the murders of Linda Joyce Sampson and her husband, Aaron Leroy Sampson, both 61. Vaughn's accomplice, whom Assistant Police Chief Dennis Crispo said is "also a young individual," remained on… Continue
Shady Hills - A 19-year-old Brooksville man was arrested by Pasco detectives Saturday in connection with last month's slaying of a 21-year-old man during a home invasion robbery gone bad.
Calvin Leon Washington, of 713 Hazel St., Brooksville, was arrested after admitting to detectives that on Oct. 16 he and two other men went to a home at 18236 Oxenham Avenue to rob the occupants of drugs and money, according to an arrest affidavit. But… Continue
He has already been the target of two assassination plots and hundreds of threats from white supremacists. So it was no surprise that Barack Obama’s victory speech was delivered from behind two-inch thick bullet proof glass.Although he will not move into the White House until January security has already been stepped up around the President-elect.
The clear protective screens he was sandwiched between at Grant Park in Chicago were the fist… Continue
Get ready for the stupid ish to start…..now. This is why I say we are not only charged with getting the President into office but it is our job to keep making change while he is in office and beyond. Check out this story I found in the Associated Press
Gun shops see sales boom after Obama election victory
November 07, 2008 14:51 EST
MIDLOTHIAN, Va. (AP) — Barack Obama’s election victory is already proving a boom to one demographic… Continue
Roy Jones Jr. took a tough loss on Saturday night against Joe Calzaghe at New York's Madison Square Garden. Although Jones managed a first round knockdown against Calzaghe, his intensity soon began to fade as Calzaghe was awarded every round following the first round by all three judges. This loss drops Jones's record to 52-5 and elevates Calzaghe's record to 46-0. For those of you who don't know Calzaghe took on Bernard Hopkins earlier this year and… Continue
Claudia Barnes stared expressionless, with a tissue in her hand, as she listened to the 54 verdicts announced at Brian Nichols’ murder trial Friday.
Her face stayed frozen until Superior Court Judge James Bodiford had announced “guilty” on the murder counts of her husband Superior Court Judge Rowland Barnes, his stenographer Julie Ann Brandau and Deputy Hoyt Teasley.
Then she smiled. It was 1,337 days since Nichols had escaped… Continue
The four Marines charged with murdering their Brooklyn-raised sergeant and his bride confessed they were looking for an easy score when they burst into the couple's California home with guns drawn, court papers revealed Thursday.
Three of them ratted out Pvt. Emrys John as the triggerman who ended the torture of Sgt. Jan Pawel Pietrzak and his wife, Quiana, by… Continue
R. Kelly's 15-year-old nephew was shot late last night -- and cops say he was trying to rob a barbershop.
The nephew was shot twice by the store owner, according to police -- but the victim's father Carey Kelly (R.'s brother) says the kid may have just been an innocent victim of someone else who was robbing the store.
The nephew is currently being treated at a Chicago area hospital for a chest wound.
CLEVELAND - Lesleye Holliman was sentenced to life in prison with no chance for parole for 15 years for her role in the slaying of a 15-year-old girl.
Holliman, 18, pleaded guilty to murder last month for killing Demesha Sharp near East 140th Street and Darley Avenue. Ohio law dictated that she receive a sentence of 15 years to life.
Holliman apologized to Sharp's family today in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge Eilleen A.… Continue
Back in February, Citi (the parent company to Citibank) signed a marketing alliance with Live Nation. To kick the partnership into high gear, Citi will launch an integrated advertising campaign with Mary J. Blige to promote its credit cards. According to Billboard, the campaign is said to feature national print, online and television components.
Although MJB isn’t under contract with Live Nation, she does have history with the performing… Continue
While Carmelo Anthony may have lost one former Philly sidekick this week in Allen Iverson to the Pistons he gained another when he announced that his record label, Krossover Entertainment signed Philidelphia rapper, Cassidy.
The signing ads to a somewhat respectable roster (relatively speaking) which features Berg, who is slated to drop his debut album Language Arts. Along with new label butt buddy, Cassidy, Berg’s project will cameo Rick Ross,… Continue