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Juror Says Bill Cosby ‘Already Paid His Price’

Juror Says Bill Cosby ‘Already Paid His Price’

via:NBC News   One member of the hung jury in Bill Cosby’ssaid Thursday that the chance of reaching a verdict was “hopeless” from the start and the marathon deliberations got so tense that men and women were crying by the end. The panel was deeply divided — “up the middle” — as they tried to decide if the comedian was guilty of three counts of […]

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June 23rd, 2017

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Killing of 6 children being re-tried 25 years later (one of Baltimore’s worst crime)

Killing of 6 children being re-tried 25 years later (one of Baltimore’s worst crime)

      Baltimore prosecutors are re-trying a woman for the 1992 killings of her six children in a fire, a case described at the time as one of the worst crimes in Baltimore’s history and that was overturned in 2015 due to faulty techniques used by fire investigators at the time. Tonya Lucas, who is now 53, was convicted of six counts of first-degree […]

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June 23rd, 2017

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Rumor Has it: The  Carter Twins names are Shawn & Bea

Rumor Has it: The Carter Twins names are Shawn & Bea

via:harpersbazaar     Rumors of Beyoncé and JAY-Z’s twins’ names were bound to start at some point, and it seems the first round of alleged monikers have arrived. Nothing has been officially confirmed by the family (or sources close to them) yet, but gossip sites are reporting that the Carters’ newborn babies are named Shawn (JAY’s real name) and Bea (pronounced “Bee” like Beyoncé). The […]

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June 23rd, 2017

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5 injured in steam pipe explosion on Eutaw Street in Downtown Baltimore

5 injured in steam pipe explosion on Eutaw Street in Downtown Baltimore

      A steam pipe exploded on Eutaw Street between West Lombard and Pratt Streets Tuesday evening during rush hour and just before the Orioles game, a Baltimore Fire Department spokeswoman said. Five people suffered “low level injuries” from the explosion, which took place outside of the Holiday Inn, according to the fire department. “The ground just blew up,” said 47-year-old Kevin King, who […]

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June 20th, 2017

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Rapper The Game asks his fans to contribute to fundraiser for slain Baltimore dirt bike rider  Sean Williams

Rapper The Game asks his fans to contribute to fundraiser for slain Baltimore dirt bike rider Sean Williams

      When rapper The Game visited West Baltimore to film a music video last year, he gave a cameo to a young dirt bike rider named Sean Williams, who is seen zipping by while popping a wheelie. Williams, 18, was fatally shot Sunday night in West Baltimore, and The Game took to Instagram, where he has 8 million followers, to ask fans to […]

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June 20th, 2017

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Beyonce, Jay-Z Twins Premature

Beyonce, Jay-Z Twins Premature

via:TMZ     Beyonce’s twins were premature and are “under the lights” to normalize … this according to sources connected with the family. We’re told Beyonce did not go full-term … which was not apparent on the surface. Beyonce announced her pregnancy February 1. TMZ broke the story … the twins have been in the hospital since their birth a week ago Monday with a […]

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June 20th, 2017

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Prodigy of Mobb Deep Dies at 42

Prodigy of Mobb Deep Dies at 42

via:Variety Jem Aswad   Prodigy, MC of long-running New York rap duo Mobb Deep, died in Las Vegas. At press time the cause of death was unclear. The group’s publicist sent the following statement to XXL: “It is with extreme sadness and disbelief that we confirm the death of our dear friend Albert Johnson, better known to millions of fans as Prodigy of legendary NY […]

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June 20th, 2017

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Tiger Woods in a clinic for handling pain medications

Tiger Woods in a clinic for handling pain medications

Tiger Woods has checked into a clinic to get help for dealing with pain medication, and his agent is not sure how long he will be there. Mark Steinberg of Excel Sports Management says he could not disclose the location of the in-patient treatment Woods is receiving, or how long the golfer would be there. Woods said Monday night that he is receiving professional help […]

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June 20th, 2017

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17-year-old, 10-year-old shot in Baltimore Sunday

17-year-old, 10-year-old shot in Baltimore Sunday

Police are investigating after a 10-year-old boy and a 17-year-old boy were shot in separate incidents Sunday in Baltimore. Officers were called to the 2000 block of Hollins Ferry Road for a reported shooting just before 11:30 a.m. There, police said they found evidence of a shooting but no victim. The 17-year-old, who had been shot in the thigh, went to a hospital seeking treatment. […]

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June 18th, 2017

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3 arrested in double-slaying of Maryland teens

3 arrested in double-slaying of Maryland teens

via:abcnews   Three people have been charged with killing two Maryland teens who were found dead the night before their high school graduation, and police said they believe the slayings were revenge for a robbery that one of the teens was rumored to have committed. The three are charged in the deaths of 17-year-old Shadi Adi Najjar and 18-year-old Artem Ziberov, Montgomery County Police Chief […]

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June 18th, 2017

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