Department of Justice charging officers in Breonna Taylor’s death

The U.S. Department of Justice announced on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022, that it is going to charge the current and former police officers involved in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Kentucky, in 2020. “The federal charges announced today allege that members of a Police Investigations Unit falsified the affidavit used to obtain […]

Officers plead not guilty to charges of shooting Black man dozens of times

Two officers pleaded not guilty in state court on March 1 to charges in the shooting death of Jamarion Robinson. In July 2016, Jamarion Robinson, a 26-year old Black man, was shot 76 times as he was in his girlfriend’s East Point apartment when a group of local law enforcement and federal officers arrived on a […]

5 things to know about the R. Kelly trial

It’s been more than a decade since R. Kelly has been tried criminally in the child pornography case where he was acquitted of in 2008. But that changes today, Aug. 18, 2021. The chart-topping singer responsible for hits like “I Believe I Can Fly,” “Bump N’ Grind,” “Your Body’s Callin’,” “Gotham City,” “Ignition (Remix),” “If […]

Jussie Smollett has vowed to ‘fight or die’

Jussie Smollett has vowed to “fight or die” to prove he’s “innocent” after he pleaded not guilty to new charges in relation to allegations he staged a racist and homophobic attack on himself last year. The “Empire” star was originally accused of orchestrating the attack back in January 2019, and while original charges against him […]

Jussie Smollett enters plea to new charges alleging he staged attack

Jussie Smollett was back in court on Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, where he pleaded not guilty to new charges in relation to allegations that he staged a racist and homophobic attack on himself last year. The “Empire” star was originally accused of orchestrating the attack back in January 2019, and whilst original charges against him — […]

Jussie Smollett returns to court to face new charges

Jussie Smollett is expected to make his first court appearance on Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, after facing a new set of charges. The “Empire” star was originally accused of orchestrating a racist and homophobic attack on himself back in January 2019, and while original charges against him — which included 16 felony counts of lying to […]

Remy Ma wins in court

All charges against Remy Ma have been dropped. The 39-year-old rapper — whose real name is Reminisce Mackie — had been accused of punching “Love & Hip Hop” star Brittney Taylor during the Pretty Lou benefit concert in April and as a result was charged with two counts of assault, one count of aggravated harassment […]

Was Jussie Smollett offered a plea deal before charges were dropped?

New details have surfaced in the case against Jussie Smollett. The “Empire” star was told in March he wouldn’t be charged over allegations he orchestrated a racist and homophobic attack on himself in January. Now, news has surfaced that just one month before prosecutors decided to drop the charges against the star, they had reportedly told […]

Prosecutors drop charges after handcuffed Black man beaten by cops (video)

Charles Toney, 25, suffered a brutal beating by police on Dec. 3, 2018, near Chattanooga, Tennessee. While he was handcuffed, an officer identified as Hamilton County detective Blake Kilpatrick beat him viciously and was later joined by another officer who also got in a few licks against the handcuffed suspect. That encounter with police went […]

Jailhouse phone call may lead to charges for Birdman and Young Thug in Georgia

A rap beef that resulted in the shooting up of rapper Lil Wayne’s tour bus is back in the news after shocking details have emerged. Back in 2015, police in Cobb County, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta, responded to a report of shots fired after a concert. Lil Wayne had just finished a late-night performance […]

Nick Gordon will not be charged in domestic violence case

The 27-year-old landscaper – who is the former boyfriend of the late Bobbi Kristina Brown – was arrested for allegedly hitting his partner Laura Leal last month, and after pleading not guilty to the alleged offense, it has now been reported that the charges against him have been dropped. According to TMZ, prosecutors on the […]

Jets’ Robby Anderson arrested after threatening to rape cop’s wife

Early Friday morning a Broward County, Florida, deputy spotted Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson, speeding in Sunrise, Florida. According to a police report, the NFL star was doing at least 105 mph in a 45 mph zone, when he finally pulled over for police after running two red lights. For the second time in a […]

Former Olympic star Danny Harris charged with teen sex crime

In 1984, Danny Harris won a silver medal at the Los Angeles Olympics. Now the former Olympian faces serious charges involving a teen and inappropriate sexual messages. Harris, 51, was charged Tuesday with six counts of contacting a minor for sexual offense, child abuse and child annoyance by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. […]

Arrest warrant issued for Bill Cosby

Embattled comedian Bill Cosby has now officially been charged with aggravated indecent assault it was announced Wednesday.  Criminal charges were placed on Cosby over an alleged assault that took place at his Philadelphia home more than 12 years ago. The charges were filed by Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman who stated “Upon examination of […]

Trick Daddy busted in Miami with guns and cocaine

Miami rapper Trick Daddy has reportedly been arrested in South Florida. The former Slip-N-Slide recording artist has been charged with possession of cocaine and possession of weapon and ammunition by a convicted felon.

Family of teen killed by father for being in girl’s bedroom seeks justice

The family of teen Johran McCormick is seeking justice for his murder. The young man was caught in his girlfriend’s bedroom after midnight in a state of undress. The girlfriend stated that she did not know McCormick and the father shot the boy dead when he felt McCormick might be reaching for a weapon. The […]

Trinidad James won’t face charges

Trinidad James was arrested in Batesville, Mississippi this past weekend after he was allegedly caught smoking marijuana in a hotel room. Despite the incident at the Batesville Holiday Inn, it appears that the Atlanta rapper won’t have to worry about the repercussions.

Gucci Mane ordered by the government to turn over his guns

Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane has been ordered go turn in his weapons. The troubled hip-hop star, who’s had several run-ins with law enforcement and made headlines earlier this year with his erratic behavior and strange rants on Twitter, has been informed that he has to give up his two guns. And it’s the federal government making the demand.

Chris Brown won’t be required to appear in court on assault charge

R&B star Chris Brown will not have to appear in court on Monday, November 25th, in Washington D.C. Superior Judge Robert Tignor declared that Brown won’t be required to travel to Washington from Los Angeles, where he is currently in rehabilitation for his anger issues.