Two men accused of fatally shooting a Garland recording studio owner and his best friend bragged about robbing them, and an aunt overheard and called police, authorities say. Demarius Cummings and James Broadnax, both 19 and of Dallas, are being held at the Garland Jail in lieu of $1 million bail. Both are charged with capital murder.
Matthew Butler, 28, owner of Zion Gate Records, and Stephen Swan, 26, his sound engineer, were killed early… Continue
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TAMPA -- Police have arrested three suspects in the November murder of a Tampa man.
Police arrested LaBronx L. Bailey (left in photos), 18, of 12201 Creighton Place in Riverview; Tra Evan Lineberger (center), 16, of 8716 Sandy Plains Drive in Riverview; Esteban Vincent Rivera (right), 16, of 706 Orchard Isle Court in Valrico face charges of first-degree murder in the shooting death of Andre Coachman.
Coachman, 20, was shot in the… Continue
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An 18-year-old woman was shot and killed in a public housing project in Royal Oak Township following a dispute over a stolen gun that started late Thursday, neighbors said.
The woman was identified by family members as Jasmine Thurman. Two other people, identified by neighbors as female teens, were also shot, although their conditions were unavailable.
News that one of the victims had died prompted outraged neighbors and relatives to… Continue
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The little boy's body was a study in pain. He was covered in cigarette burns, including to his genitals. He couldn't fully open his hand because it had been burned on a stove. His tooth was broken with a nerve exposed. And he had been made to sit in his own urine and feces, authorities say.
As the 5-year-old remains hospitalized by kidney failure brought on from malnutrition, two county supervisors are… Continue
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Barack & Michelle Obama grace the newest edition of Us Weekly where they talk about why she’s the apple of Obama’s eye. We’ve also included Gabrielle Union rockin that cute lil do on the cover and spread of Essence’s July issue.
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More than two years after a gunbattle on Seymour Avenue killed one member of an Atlanta rapper’s entourage and injured three others, two local brothers have been arrested and indicted for murder.
Details have finally emerged that patrons at an after-hours party became enraged with rapper Clifford Harris – who goes by the stage name T.I.– and his entourage, and that rage quickly escalated and… Continue
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Soulja Boy Responds To… Continue
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ESPN Columnist Jemele Hill was outraged by the image suggesting the publication depicted James as a savage and Bundchen as the damsel in distress. Her scathing article on ESPN.com caused a great bit of heat for Vogue. Well now it appearts that now Hill is in her own hot water. She has been suspended following a piece where she equated fan support for the Boston Celtics in their NBA Finals series to that of Hitler. In her column entitled “Deserving or… Continue
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Teens Accused Of Slaying Elderly Man For Aluminum Cans BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- The five teenagers accused of beating an 81-year-old man to death face a combined 40 felony counts.
It's a crime that District Attorney Ed Jagels calls one of the worst he's ever seen. “This is an unbelievably vicious crime,” Jagels said. “One of the worst that I've encountered.”
During Wednesday's court proceedings, four of them pleaded not guilty to… Continue
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New Owner vows to “preserve show’s legacy.” Does that mean its back?!
Back in April, I told you that that Don Cornelius had announced that he had canceled the Soul Train Awards leading to my speculating that this was the last stop on the franchise’s line. However Cornelius, creator of famed TV series for the past 37 years, has announced that he has sold the property to MadVision Entertainment, a multimedia company.
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*Kanye West will headline a concert in Los Angeles following the grand finale of the 25-city Nike+Human Race, the world’s biggest one-day running event taking place on Aug. 31.
"This race is bringing together hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world to run and listen to some great music while serving a higher cause, and I’m excited to perform in L.A. as part of the grand finale,” West said in a… Continue
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The Bankhead rapper T.I. covers the August issue of XXL magazine. Is T.I. still ‘Da King’ of the south?
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1. I'M THE TRUTH FEAT. BIG RUBE (PRODUCED BY P-NO)
2. IT FEELS GOOD (PRODUCED BY DRUMMA BOY)
3. LOUIE FEAT. YOUNG JEEZY (PRODUCED BY MIDNIGHT BLACK)
4. ALMOST THERE FEAT. MANNIE FRESH (PRODUCED BY MANNIE FRESH)
5. WHAT'S HAPPENING FEAT. TRINA (PRODUCED BY ARNAZ "THE NASTY ONE")
6. F**K YOU FEAT. SLICK PULLA (PRODUCED BY TONY REY & CLIFF BROWN)
7. TRYIN' TO GET HOME FEAT. LYFE JENNINGS (PRODUCED… Continue
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GRAND RAPIDS -- Usually when a person convicted of murder stands for sentencing, he or she manages to at least mumble out some sort of apology to the victim's family.
Fredricks Smith had nothing to say before he was sent to prison for life in the fatal drive-by shooting of 17-year-old Darryl Lance Weaver Jr. in March 2007.
Weaver's father said Smith's silence proves his guilt.
"He deserved what he got," said Weaver,… Continue
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A car chase in the Central Business District that started shortly after 5 p.m. Tuesday when two people believed to be transporting drugs in a black Chevrolet Trailblazer ran a stop sign at Canal and S. Robertson streets, ended soon thereafter with 13 damaged "civilian" cars, a fiery crash at the intersection of Poydras Street and St. Charles Avenue -- and the arrest of two boys.
A few people complained of minor injuries, but no one appeared… Continue
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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - A federal grand jury has indicted four Indianapolis men for drug trafficking. Three of them are IMPD police officers.
The federal investigation began back in March. It took several months of surveillance and phone tapes to build the case.
However, FBI agents believe the officers may have been dealing drugs for at least a year.
The FBI said IMPD narcotics… Continue
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