KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C.
The reggae singer known as Eek-A-Mouse was charged Sunday with rape and kidnapping after a 23-year-old woman reported she was held against her will at an Outer Banks motel, police say.
The musician, whose real name is Ripton Joseph Hylton, had performed at the Port O’ Call Restaurant & Gaslight Saloon on Saturday before leaving some time after the show ended Sunday about 1:30 a.m., said Kill Devil Hills… Continue
Apparently now that Soulja Boy has “made it” he’s trying to give back but it seems to me at least that he’s doing it in the same vain that you would tease a dog to sit by bribing him with a doggie treat. My guess is he watched too much TV and saw all his rich celebrity heroes starting foundations and giving back to the communities. However, being that Soulja Boy is a naive teenager with obviously very little structured team around him to manage his lifestyle and finance he… Continue
WEST MEMPHIS, AR – Police say a West Memphis High School student has been arrested for the aggravated robberies of one convenience store.
According to Captain Donald Oakes with the West Memphis Police Department, 18 year-old Brandon Smith robbed the Flash Market convenience store at 600 Broadway Street in West Memphis.
Captain Oaks says the teen first robbed the business on July 9, 2008. Smith walked into the store around 3:00 a.m.,… Continue
A convicted felon has been charged with last week’s slayings of an off-duty Chicago Police officer and a DCFS social worker who were shot to death inside an SUV.
Jason Austin, 26, of the 500 block of North LeClaire, was ordered held without bail Monday. He has been charged with murder and armed robbery for allegedly shooting Robert Soto, a veteran detective, and Kathryn Romberg, a supervisor for the… Continue
Three men were shot to death in the span of two hours this afternoon in two separate incidents in New Orleans.
First, two New Orleans men were shot to death in a vehicle Uptown. Travain Jones, 20, died on the scene, and Bryant Langston, 17, died shortly afterward at University Hospital, according to Orleans Parish chief coroner's investigator John Gagliano. Langston was three weeks shy of his 18th birthday.
Two 18-year-old Queens residents were responsible for the cross-community havoc caused in both Marine Park and Canarsie last week, officials alleged.
Police alleged that Lashawn Boyer and Shamiya Brown were responsible for the carjacking that led to a police chase into Canarsie, where the two and an unapprehended other man sparked a hostage drama in a home on East 99th Street.
Boyer and Brown were accused of a slew of crimes, as well… Continue
*More than 6,000 fans, friends, family members and famous colleagues of comedian Bernie Mac gathered at Chicago's House of Hope megachurch Saturday to mourn his passing.
With traffic outside of the South Side venue tied up for blocks, and vendors on hand selling memorial T-shirts for $10 a pop outside, fellow comedian Cedric the Entertainer cracked that Mac was "still the hottest ticket in town."… Continue
A man whom police alleged shot himself accidentally after a struggle with offficers Thursday night at Interstate 70 and Lucas & Hunt Road died about 9:40 p.m. Friday at an area hospital.
St. Louis County police identified the man this morning as Tyrone Hart Jr., 23, of the 10400 block of Balmoral Drive in Glasgow Village.
Police ran a license plate check about 11:40 p.m. Thursday of a car at a Shell station on Lucas & Hunt. It… Continue
(CNN) -- A Louisiana grand jury indicted a former police officer on a manslaughter charge in the death of a man who was Tasered nine times while handcuffed, prosecutors said Wednesday. Scott Nugent also was charged with felony criminal malfeasance in connection with the January death of Baron "Scooter" Pikes.
Pikes, a 21-year-old sawmill worker, tried to run from Winnfield police, who wanted to arrest him on a warrant charging him with cocaine… Continue
Hartford (WTNH) -- Police are looking for an Enfield man who they say kidnapped and murdered his ex-girlfriend.
Darryl "Red" Crenshaw, 25, is wanted in Hartford for the kidnapping and assault of Ashley Peoples. Peoples was reported missing by her family last week and was last seen with Crenshaw in Hartford.
Her body was found inside Crenshaw's Enfield apartment on Sunday. A preliminary… Continue
The uncle of the 4-year-old boy shot dead during a gun battle last week in Camden was captured last night at the home of an acquaintance.
U.S. Marshals arrested Martin Pierce, of the 1600 block of Norris Street in Camden. He was found by the marshals at a home on Sherwood Lane in Westampton, and is now being held on a charge of attempted murder, accused of trying to kill Donald Lindsey, 20, with whom he had allegedly been feuding for weeks. A… 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
August 11, 2008. MediaTakeOut.com just received EXCLUSIVE news that reggae superstar Sean Paul was arrested in Sweden during a drug sting on Friday. According to one of our sources, the reggae superstar was caught and charged with possession of an unknown quantity of marijuana.
And it gets worse. According to MediaTakeOut.com's snitch the whole thing went down at the Uppsala Reggae Festival - a well known event. Word is that undercover… Continue
A bullet grazed the head of a 16-year-old girl who was an innocent bystander during a drive-by shooting late Friday, police said.
The shooting occurred at 1126 Hoover Road in the Hoover Road Apartments complex shortly before midnight.
The girl was transported to Duke University Medical Center, and officers believed her injuries were non-life-threatening.
Police did not release more details about the… Continue
Ted Vincent CarterVIRGINIA BEACH
Detective Michael Smith Phillips was sitting in a pickup truck with a suspect, in the middle of an undercover operation to buy half a pound of marijuana, when another man came up and shot him three times in the torso, Virginia Beach Police Chief Jake Jacocks said in a press conference Friday.
Deputies were called to the area of Poppy Hill Road at about 6 p.m. to reports of shots fired. Witnesses said a black Mercedes was driving back and forth on the road before a passenger opened fire on Willie Tolbert IV,who was walking down the street at the time, according to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office. He was not… Continue
*Jay-Z has finally admitted that he's been quietly recording a new album, "The Blueprint 3," which he says will be his last for Def Jam.
The rap mogul appeared as a guest during Kanye West's Glow in the Dark concert at New York City's Madison Square Garden Wednesday night and performed a West-produced song likely to appear on the new CD.
While performing, West asked the audience if he could play a few beats that he recorded while in… Continue