WINONA, Miss. (AP) -- Curtis Giovanni Flowers will be tried the fifth time on September 22 for the shooting deaths of four people at a Winona furniture store in 1996.
Prosecutors will seek the death penalty.
Flowers is charged in the shooting deaths of shop owner Bertha Tardy and three of her employees.
Flowers has been convicted and sentenced to death in three previous trials involving the case, but each conviction was… Continue
Deputies Capture Suspected Murderer
Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputies helped capture a suspected murderer from Greenville Mississippi today. Deputies from the Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team, Street Crimes and Fugitive Bureaus, worked with the Mid-South Fugitive Task force and the Mississippi Gulf Coast Task force to make the arrest.
About one o’clock, Deputies and U.S. Marshals tracked Letarus Crawford, 32, of Greenville, to a southeast… Continue
Sandy "Pepa" Denton, of Salt and Pepa fame is the latest celeb to write a tell all. And while she tells a lot, she doesn't exactly tell all. She talks about one former lover who beats the shit out of her but doesn't give his name [sounds like Treach though]. Anyway, here are a couple of sound bites from Pep's promo tour where she talks about Left-Eye and her baby daddy, Treach. Continue
The Game’s new album L.A.X. debuted at numero dos:
The Game’s latest enters the chart at #2, selling more than 238,000 copies; his previous efforts sold significantly better. His 2005 LP The Documentary entered the chart on top with 587,000 scans, while the 2006 follow-up, Doctor’s Advocate, sold more than 358,000 units, to open at #1. Solange Knowles’ Sol-Angel and the Hadley St. Dreams bows at #9 with 46,000 sold.… Continue
*Fresh from his gold medal run as part of the U.S. basketball team in the Beijing Olympics, NBA star LeBron James will visit the Toronto International Film Festival this weekend for the debut of "More Than A Game," a documentary chronicling his rise to stardom.
The film also shows how he and four childhood friends overcame long odds to win a national championship in high school.
"We set out with a goal as kids and we wanted to… Continue
In 2008, many people are witnessing history unfold before their eyes as hints of racism, economic deficiency, and competitive political strategies surface. The state of the country has stimulated hip-hop social commentaries in the classic form of music, and rappers have been no stranger to using their voice to alert their audience to seek change in their environment.
With his album, The Recession, Young Jeezy has found his place in the industry… Continue
Tamera Wooden, the 4-year-old girl found dead in her mother's apartment over the weekend, died of deprivation of food and water - an unusual scenario for a child her age, even among cases of child fatalities that lead to criminal charges, officials said.
"This is kind of rare, from my experience," said Officer Chris Amos, a police spokesman. "Usually when it happens, they're infants."
One afternoon in late August, someone broke into one of Floyd Mayweather’s homes and made off with his personal jewelry. This week Mayweather issued a $100,000 cash reward for information leading to the return of his property.
Mayweather confirmed that the jewelry is estimated to be valued at $7 million and was taken from one of his Las Vegas homes. The offense occurred on August 17, between 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. The thieves apparently broke his… Continue
On Sunday, August 31st, an angry Promoter visited the hotel where Santana and his travel party of eleven (11) were staying. Preparing to perform at the Sheperd Bush Empire in London that night, the SOLD OUT event was cancelled when sparks started to fly. “Bottom line, my former Manager along with an ex group member (no specific names mentioned due to the “No Snitching” rule)*** accepted an astronomical amount of money for a paid date that never happened… Continue
One man is dead and another in custody this morning after a shooting at a Speedway apartment complex.
Speedway police arrested Joseph T. Fields, 24, on initial charges of murder, resisting arrest and possession of a handgun by a serious violent felon in connection with the shooting this morning of Chris L. Ingram, according a written statement from Chief Jeffrey Dine. Homicide database: Click here to track homicides in Marion… Continue
Somebody reportedly permanently borrowed Juelz’s jewels when the Dipset rapper was over in London. When I say “permanently borrowed,” I mean, I heard that that his jewels are never coming back home to America. Santana’s former manager reportedly stole (or “got”) some well known London show promoters for a cool 70K a few years ago, according to nahright.com. Rumor has it, the dudes that got got heard Mr. Santana was in town and decided it was time for some get back. Rumor says,… Continue