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Mystikal (born Michael Lawrence Tyler), the once fast-rising rapper whose career crashed spectacularly when he was imprisoned for felony sexual battery in 2003, has pleaded not guilty to yet another charge of felony sexual deviancy. The 46-year-old’s latest case is related to a 2016 incident in which he was accused of sexual assault. Mystikal waived an arraignment…

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Target announced that a dozen stores that are underperforming in sales are slated to close on Feb. 3, 2018. On the flip side, Target is opening 32 new stores in 2017, with plans to open 35 new stores in 2018. The bull’s-eye retailer’s newest small-format store in Midtown Manhattan’s Herald Square in New York recently…

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Police in Louisiana arrested a brother and sister after a string of related deaths in Central Louisiana. Matthew Sonnier, 29, and Ebony Nicole Sonnier, 31, have been charged with murder in the deaths of three people. According to police, Matthew Sonnier is accused of stabbing to death Latish White, 42, and throwing her body from his…

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For many prisoners, the chance to visit with family in jail is considered a vital need to keep their sanity. But this is all going to change at Jefferson Parish Correctional Center in Gretna, Louisiana, as the prison has moved to end face-to-face visitation. Citing the costs to supervise visitations, jail administrators are moving to…

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Back in August, rapper Mystikal, real name  Michael Lawrence, turned himself into police on charges that he raped a woman. The incident occurred in 2016 at a Shreveport, Louisiana hotel and casino. Also implicated in the sexual assault was Averweone Holman, 26, and a woman identified as Tenichia Wafford, 42, who tried to silence the alleged…

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The woman who was caught on film brazenly stealing liquor has turned herself into police. Sekonie Jones, 37, surrendered herself at the Shreveport City jail late Thursday night, according to KTBS News. Jones was charged with theft and her bond was set at $1K. This is not the first arrest for Jones, according to police…

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One woman in Shreveport, Louisiana took shoplifting to an extreme. Police have released surveillance video of a woman in a liquor store casually stealing 18 bottles of liquor. Somehow, she is able to find a hiding place for the various sized bottles of premium booze. Before she leaves the store, she does pay for one…

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New Orleans-based rapper Mystikal turned himself into law enforcement on Monday, Aug. 21. The rapper was wanted on charges of first-degree rape that allegedly occurred in October 2016 at a Shreveport hotel and casino. News broke last week that Mystikal, whose real name is Michael Lawrence, and Averweone Holman, 26, are accused of the sexual assault…

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  This past week, officials in New Orleans have been removing Confederate monuments to the city. There was growing sentiment that these statues honor racists and the system of White supremacy in Louisiana. Protestors against the removal of the monuments have stood vigil hoping to stop the removal. One such protestor is a Black woman named…

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