TAMPA - A community kickball coach is accused of raping a 21-year-old kickball player and threatening her not to tell anyone, Tampa police said.
Andre Javon Newton, 26, of 5618 Ashmont Court, Apartment B, was held without bail at Orient Road Jail this morning. Police arrested him Tuesday on warrants charging him with felony sexual battery and felony witness tampering.
According to police, Newton visited the woman at home July 30 and… 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
The cheating Long Island bride who killed her millionaire husband just eight days after their wedding ceremony - incorrectly believing she would inherit his wealth - was sentenced yesterday to 21 years behind bars.
A whimpering Kelly Forbes, 30, stuck to her discredited story of self-defense in a Mineola courtroom, telling Judge Jerald Carter she had "always been a loving, caring person" and claiming to have been abused by her husband, Michael… Continue
Remember the video of Kobe Bryant jumping over a moving car and a pool of snakes? Well in case you don't know, Nike was responsible for those viral hits. It was their way to market the new Kobe basketball sneaker. Well it appears that they are at it again, this time with Kimbo Slice and LaDanian Tomlinson providing the entertainment. Check it out below.
Jermaine Dupri’s Buckhead restaurant, Cafe Dupri, closed its doors for good last week. According to WSB-TV, the restaurant’s employees were left without paychecks or jobs. Workers had complained for weeks about bounced checks and bank notices of insufficient funds.
Some employees came to work even after utilities were shut off recently. Jermaine Dupri’s mother, Tina Mauldin, told Channel 2 Actions News the restaurant closing was a “business… Continue
Two female cops were busted for punching, kicking and pistol-whipping a Bronx driver until his head cracked open - just beacuse he refused to close a car doo blocking their path, authorities said yesterday.
Michelle Anglin 37, and Koleen Robinson, 24, were stripped of their shields and service weapons, and slapped with a laundry list of charges topped by gang assault, authorities said.
INDIANAPOLIS -- A neighborhood feud ended Monday evening with a pregnant teenager shot and several juveniles under arrest, police said.
Officers were called to the 2800 block of Draper Street just before 7 p.m., said Indianapolis police Sgt. Matthew Mount.
They found Ashley Johnson, 19 with a gunshot wound to her hand. Johnson -- who is pregnant -- was transported to Methodist Hospital in stable condition. Officers also witnessed a… Continue
LEVI LEE and Bryson Mills arrived on the doorstep of the Daily News last week looking bruised and battered.
Even hard-bitten reporters - their eyes widening - seemed taken aback by the appearance of the two young men.
Their clothes were smudged with blood. Mills gingerly pressed an ice pack to his right eye, which was swollen shut. Lee sported gashes in his lip and head.
MEMPHIS, TN – Police say an employee at the Westwood Swimming Pool is charged with Aggravated Rape and Criminal Exposure to HIV of a 17 year-old girl.
According to investigators, the teenage girl told police that Timothy Bernard Payne offered to give her a ride home from the pool. The girl told investigators, instead of taking her home, Payne took her to his house in South Memphis. Payne then made the girl go into a wooded area, where he took out… Continue
Young Jeezy recently checked in with Rolling Stone from Miami, where he’s shooting the video for “Vacation,” the second single from his forthcoming album The Recession, out September 2nd. “I’m having a fuckin’ ball,” he says. “I’m on a jet ski, I’m on the beach — we’re wildin’ out.” He may be having fun now, but on the album, Jeezy (a.k.a. the Snowman) tackles the economy, politics and the struggles of poverty.
On the opening track, “The… Continue
ST. PETERSBURG - Two men are in custody on charges of trying to kill three people during a robbery at a convenience store Sunday.
Spencer Peeples, 27, of St. Petersburg, and Khadafy Mullens, 25, a transient, are charged with, among other things, armed robbery and three counts of attempted homicide, St. Petersburg police said in a prepared statement.
At 6:35 p.m., the pair were robbing the Central Food Mart, 2157 Central Ave., when… 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
DECATUR, Ga. -- A DeKalb County man faces animal cruelty charges after police said he beat a puppy so severely it had to be euthanized.
Lawrence Peterson, 58, was charged with felony animal cruelty after investigators found the pit bull mix puppy unresponsive in the back yard at a home on Camby Lane in Decatur Saturday. The puppy belonged to Peterson’s roommate, investigators said.
The puppy was taken to an emergency clinic, where… Continue
Snoop Dogg Snoop recently got $2 million for a 6,500-square-foot house in Claremont, Calif., home to the prestigious Claremont Colleges. Thirty miles outside Los Angeles, the eight-bedroom property includes a pool, basketball court and recording studio.
Suge Knight After filing for bankruptcy and losing control of his record company, Death Row Records founder Suge Knight’s $6.2 million… Continue