Another Day, another rapper throwing their lives and careers away. Unlike her half sister LisaRaye who claims to have caught a beatdown, Da Brat prefers to be a giver and not a receiver ( ;) ). Reports just in are saying that Da Brat is going to be going to prison for 3 years for laying the smackdown on some poor woman in an Atlanta club. The way the story goes, Da Brat who is almost as well known for for short temper as she is her ambiguous… Continue
MEMPHIS, TN – Police say a father has been charged with First Degree Murder after his 3 month-old daughter died from head injuries.
According to investigators, officers were called to the Highland Creek Apartments in the 1300 block of Elmview, Monday, August 18, 2008, around 9:00 p.m., about a baby who was not breathing. When police arrived on the scene, they found 3 month-old Jalissa Fuller dead in an upstairs bedroom.
New Orleans homicide detectives on Friday arrested one suspect in connection to a July slaying and publicly identified three others wanted in different cases.
At 3:22 a.m., officers booked Darrell Lewis, 23, with the second-degree murder of 18-year-old Deshawn Stewart, according to jail records. Investigators think Lewis shot Stewart once in the chest the night of July 18, leaving him to die in the 1500 block of North Prieur… Continue
MEMPHIS, TN – According to an affidavit, three men are accused of raping a woman, beating her and throwing her, naked, over a backyard fence.
According to the court records, the suspects told police that the victim was walking from the corner store in her neighborhood when Odie Buckhanon and Cleveland Williams tried to hire her for sex. Police say the woman… Continue
A 7-year-old boy who was shot in the head after a city parade on Saturday remained in critical condition Sunday night. Police said the shooting may have been gang-related.
Tyreke Marquis of Hartford was one of seven people injured in the shooting — one fatally. Ezekiel Roberts, 21, of Hartford, died in the shooting. Roberts is a distant relative of Police Chief Daryl K. Roberts.
The youngest of the seven victims was a 17-month-old girl who, a… Continue
Three men have been charged with the murder of a 43-year-old man who was beaten early Sunday and electrocuted by a CTA third rail in the South Loop.
Clint Johnson, 29, Martell Darnell Johnson, 21, and Maurice Evans, 23, all from the 2300 block of West Warren Boulevard, were charged with first-degree murder on Monday, according to police News Affairs. Police responded to the Roosevelt Red Line station at 2:15 a.m. Sunday for a battery that… Continue
Police said Phillip Leon Monroe spotted LaRelle Linton in front of the All Star Super Market, 11022 Cullen, on Saturday afternoon and opened fire.
Monroe had his 3-year-old son with him in a stolen car, officials said.
"Speaking with people out in the location, there was some type of disturbance earlier in the week between two groups of people and this may have spilled over and culminated in this shooting," said Det. Barton Nabors with… Continue
Staria Campbell, wife of murder victim Michael Guyton, talks about her husband's death and their children outside of her apartment Thursday.
One man was sitting in a car near a corner where drugs are sold every day. Another man may have quarreled with an acquaintance before someone pulled a gun. And yet another man was with friends in a parked car when a group walked up beside them on the sidewalk.
PHOENIX -- Three people were wounded, two critically, when a gunman targeted a man he had been fighting with in a computer lab at South Mountain Community College late Thursday afternoon, police said.
Pharmacy student Otisha Williams, 22, was shot in the stomach. A second victim, Isaac Smith, suffered a leg wound, fire authorities said. The third victim, Christopher Taylor, 17, was also shot in the leg. He is expected to be released from the… Continue
A 3-year-old boy was crushed to death Friday evening by a large, rusted steel gate at the Cabrini-Green housing complex, prompting a crowd to gather and hurl accusations of mismanagement at property managers.
"How many accidents happen over here because of failed inspections," screamed Willie J.R. Fleming, a resident and a director with the Coalition to Protect Public Housing. "There's no accountability, there's no oversight of this."
A 17-year-old boy was killed and three men injured Monday night when four males in a van opened fire on them in an apparently gang-related drive-by on the South Side.
About 7:20 p.m., the four men were walking in the 6800 block of South Indiana Avenue when four men in a newer model silver van began shooting, according to police News Affairs Officer David Banks.
Jason Edwards, 17, of the 6800 block of S. Indiana Ave., was shot at 6847… Continue
HOUSTON -- The father of two missing children has led investigators to the children's charred remains, police said Saturday.
Police found the remains of Randy Sylvester Jr., 7, and his sister Denim Sylvester, 3, packed in a wooden chest and a suitcase and left in a wooded area in southeastern Houston, about 5 miles from their home in suburban Pasadena, said Vance Mitchell, a Pasadena police… Continue