*The Game was recently charged with criminal battery for allegedly punching his cousin at a family funeral.
According to TMZ.com, the Hawthorne City Attorney brought charges against the artist for allegedly striking his cousin over an argument about money. As previously reported, the cousin accused Game of going back on his promise to pay for the service.
The Compton-born rapper is currently on probation for assault after he allegedly… Continue
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*The Detroit News is reporting that Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is offering to plead guilty to one or two felonies, leave office, pay a fine and restitution and perform community service – all on the condition that he does not go to jail, a source close to his legal team said Sunday.
Frustrated by what they consider stubbornness by Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy in ongoing plea talks, the mayor's lawyers have offered to bring in facilitators… Continue
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NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana (CNN) -- New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin ordered a mandatory evacuation of the city beginning 8 a.m. Sunday but urged residents to consider escaping "the mother of all storms" before then. You need to be scared," Nagin said of the Category 4 hurricane tearing along Cuba's western coast. "You need to be concerned, and you need to get your butts moving out of New Orleans right now. This is the storm of the century."… Continue
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Veteran Jacksonville Jaguars running back Fred Taylor was arrested outside of a Miami Beach nightclub early Saturday morning and charged with disorderly conduct.
Taylor was not taken to jail, according to Detective Juan Sanchez, a spokesman for the Miami Beach Police Department.
He was instead released outside of Club Cristal on Fifth Street on his own recognizance with a promise to appear in court.
The exact circumstances… Continue
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Three people were charged Thursday in connection with the death of a man found on Green Street on Saturday night.
Jerry Carnell Chisholm, 53, was arrested Thursday and charged with first-degree murder, according to a news release from the city. Jean Michelle Alghani, 55, was charged with accessory after the fact, a misdemeanor. Late Thursday, Samuel Eugene Lee, 57, was arrested and charged with… Continue
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Carlton Grant Jr., the 17-year-old son of dancehall artist Spragga Benz, was shot and killed by local police in Kingston, Jamaica on Sunday (Aug. 24). Cops say they stopped two men on a bicycle in the Kingston 8 area and when they moved toward them, one of the men began firing at them, according to Radio Jamaica. Crazy yo. prayers go out to the… Continue
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Talk about motivation! Take a look at this new commercial now airing in Europe for Nike’s Human Race featuring Kelly Rowland.
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A Chesapeake jury convicted two men this afternoon of murder and other charges in the death of a 1-year-old girl during a home invasion.
After more than a day of deliberations, the jury convicted Shawn Sir Charles Ward and Julian Barksdale of second-degree murder. Both had been charged with first-degree murder, but the jury opted for a lesser charge. The verdict came after the end of more than a week of… Continue
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Police are looking for a man who reportedly assaulted the mother of his children in a parking lot, then shot a McDonald's employee who attempted to break up the fight.
Police say 22-year-old Nigel Haskell was shot in the upper torso when he tried to help out a woman who was being attacked by 27-year-old Perry Kennon of Conway.
Haskell "was trying to be a Good Samaritan and coming to the aid of a young lady," said Little Rock… Continue
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Horn Lake, MS -- Three people are in jail accused of killing a Horn Lake, MS teen. Police say two of the accused killers are teenagers.
Monday, August 26, 2008, 16 year-old James Hill died from a gunshot wound to the chest. Horn Lake Police charged 20 year-old Tremaine Reed, and 16 year-old twin brothers Jernario and Jernartay Elrod with murder. The shooting happened Monday afternoon near Hill’s home on… Continue
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Charleston Police say they arrested and charged Shawn Elmore of Alabama with robbery. His girlfriend, Charlene Bowman, was allegedly driving the getaway car and has also been taken into custody.
Elmore is originally from Alabama, but was staying with some friends at Orchard Manor.
Detectives tell WSAZ.com that they were able to trace an envelope Elmore used during the robbery back to that Orchard Manor apartment. The envelope had a… Continue
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*In her new book, "Keeping the Faith" singer Faith Evans writes of catching rapper Lil Kim red-handed and buck naked in the bed of her husband, the late Christopher "Notorious B.I.G." Wallace.
Evans writes: I don’t know what got into my head. But I decided that I needed to know once and for all what Big was really trying to do. On that night before Christmas, I drove to Big’s house on a mission to find out where I really stood.
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Business mogul Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter and his partners have announced today the sale of the 40/40 Club in Las Vegas for
an undisclosed amount. The 24,000 square floor ultra sports bar and lounge
located in The Palazzo and Casino, will not operate under the 40/40 brand, as
the sale is for the lease and not the naming rights.
“The sale is a great business decision, we are delighted. We look forward
to expanding the brand… Continue
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Rest in Peace Aaliyah, Damn its been 7 years & Still Doesn’t Feel Right
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Memphis, TN- A startling number of babies are dying in Memphis every year, one every 43 hours. Statistics show Memphis has the highest infant mortality rate in the country.
The highest risk area is the 38108 zip code of North Memphis. Statistics show more babies die here than in a third world country.
Danita Owens, who is six months pregnant, admits to smoking during her pregnancy. She was having a cigarette when we knocked on her… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on August 24, 2008 at 11:26am —
Team USA Basketball Wins Gold Medal in Beijing 2008: Team USA waited 4 long years for this one day. A day that would not only give them a chance to redeem themselves as individuals, but more so, a moment in time to place their country in the highest regards in the basketball universe. Spain proved to be more than a worthy opponent against this team of NBA superstars, as they fought hard to the very last seconds of the game. The Spaniards certainly… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on August 24, 2008 at 4:40am —
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.
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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
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on August 23, 2008 at 12:22am —
HELENA/WEST HELENA, AR – Authorities say a woman threw a baby, face down in the mud while trying to run from police.
According to a police report, an officer saw a woman getting into a car with a baby in her arms at a gas station in Helena/West Helena, Arkansas. The officer says he went over to ask the woman if she was going to put the child in a car seat, when she gave him a fake name.
After checking the woman’s real name, the officer… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on August 23, 2008 at 12:00am —