PITTSBURGH -- A 70-year-old woman's grandson has confessed to killing her while high on crack in the city's Hazelwood neighborhood, Pittsburgh police said.
"As Christian folks, we are going to forgive him, but he has to answer to God for what he's done," said Edith Jordan's nephew, Carl Wilburn.
The suspect -- Jalyle Murray, 30 -- got home Tuesday night and fixed dinner for Jordan and himself on Hazelwood Avenue, investigators… Continue
MEMPHIS, TN – Police are looking for a man who violently attacked a Memphis police officer and threatened his life.
According to Memphis Police Detective Monique Martin, 31 year-old Terrance Braden is wanted for assault against a police officer, possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, manufacture and deliver, resisting official detention and driving with a suspended license.
Tanya Worthy, a self-made businesswoman who lived in an expansive, million-dollar home in Somerset County, finished up her dinner at a Newark soul food restaurant Tuesday evening and ordered another meal to go. She told employees she'd be back to pick it up.
At about 5:15 p.m., she drove off in her BMW convertible. She never returned.
Hours later, at 10:45, police in Elizabeth responded to a report of a burning car on Neck… Continue
Was a Black man lynched in a racially divided Texas town?
A racially divided town’s worse fears are brewing, as evidence shows two White men might have picked up and then mutilated and dismembered a 24-year-old Black man in Paris, Texas. The victim’s body was discovered in the middle of a busy road last month. Law enforcement officials had first declared Brandon Clelland’s death a hit and run by an unidentified driver. However, forensics… Continue
BMF Entertainment’s main rapper Bleu DaVinci was sentenced to five years and four months in federal prison, after being convicted for conspiracy to distribute cocaine.
The rapper was accused and convicted of distributing multiple kilos of cocaine starting around 2003 through a multi-city drug network controlled by Black Mafia Family’s founders, Demetrius “Big Meech” Flenory and his brother, Terry “Southwest T”… Continue
First Rap City, now TRL. An another video show has apparently bitten the dust. Ten years after debuting on MTV, Total Request Live will be airing its final episode, a special entitled, Final Request Live, on November 16th.
Thus far, 50 Cent has been confirmed as the sole hip-hop performer. The Queens rapper will be sharing stage time with Beyonce, the Backstreet Boys and Fall Out Boy. Meanwhile, Diddy, Ludacris, Mariah Carey and Snoop Dogg have… Continue
ST. CHARLES COUNTY — For more than four years, Debbie Hanneken waited for the day her son's murder would finally be solved.
On Monday, that day came.
After deliberating for about five hours, a St. Charles County jury convicted Eric Dewayne Winfrey, 39, of first-degree murder and first-degree robbery in the 2004 killing of Christopher Hanneken, a worker at a St. Charles storage business.
"When they said those words, you… Continue
Hip-Hop’s platinum reign is glaringly distant this week as only four rap releases charted onto Billboard’s Top 100.
Only three weeks in stores and T.I. is inches from nabbing his fifth platinum plaque with his latest release, The Paper Trail. Landing at no.3, Tip moves an additional 93, 427 units, bringing Trail’s total to 971, 067 copies sold according to Nielsen’s Soundscan.
Meanwhile, Lil Wayne is slowly, but surely making his way… Continue
It ain’t over, until it’s over. There is still so much work to be done. The thrill of victory is just 1 week away. We hear it in the streets, we feel it in our hearts and it’s burning in our souls. Together we have successfully registered the most young voters in the history of the modern political process. We called a State Of Emergency on October 3rd at 6:00AM and our culture stood up and recognized the importance of registering millions of voters. From 1st time voters who… Continue
Chicago police say evidence shows the Hudson family murderer may have had help.
Hours after the bodies of Jennifer Hudson’s mother, Darnell Donerson, and brother, Jason Hudson, were found shot to death inside their home, police issued an Amber Alert for Hudson’s missing 7-year-old nephew, Julian King, along with two cars.
Police now say William Balfour, the estranged husband of… Continue
Lil Wayne pulled a no show for the JAM’N 94.5 Monster Jam in Boston last night (10/28), according to the Boston Herald.
Weezy, who was scheduled to co-headlined the concert with Jay-Z reportedly refused to go through the Banknorth Garden security and left the venue without taking the stage. To make up for Wayne’s absence, the God MC took the stage earlier complete with his nine-piece band and Cleveland Cavalier Lebron James standing in the… Continue