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Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson among performers set for Aretha Franklin’s funeral

Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson among performers set for Aretha Franklin’s funeral

via:cnn   Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson, Yolanda Adams and Jennifer Holliday will be among those performing at Aretha Franklin’s funeral, a source with knowledge of the planning tells CNN. The funeral is set to take place on August 31 at 10 a.m. ET at Greater Grace Temple in Detroit. Public viewings will be held August 28 and 29 at the Charles H. Wright Museum of […]

Bilal Ali

August 22nd, 2018

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Orlando Brown  “That’s So Raven,” former  star jailed in Vegas domestic battery case

Orlando Brown “That’s So Raven,” former star jailed in Vegas domestic battery case

    LAS VEGAS — Authorities say former Disney star Orlando Brown has pleaded no contest in Las Vegas to reduced charges in two criminal cases and remains jailed pending trial in a misdemeanor domestic battery case. Defense Attorney Yi Lin Zheng said Friday the 30-year-old Brown, who portrayed Eddie Thomas in “That’s So Raven,” plans to plead not guilty and fight charges of battery […]

Bilal Ali

September 8th, 2018

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25-year-old woman shot multiple times; was a witness to a fatal shooting in Towson

25-year-old woman shot multiple times; was a witness to a fatal shooting in Towson

  A 25-year-old woman who was a witness to a fatal shooting in Towson — according to an attorney involved in the case — was shot multiple times and killed Thursday night in Overlea. Baltimore County police say Tracey Elizabeth Carrington, of Essex, and a friend were getting into a parked car after leaving S&S Lounge at the 6900 block of Belair Road at around […]

Bilal Ali

September 8th, 2018

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Burt Reynolds Dies at 82

Burt Reynolds Dies at 82

via: Thenewyorktimes   Burt Reynolds, the wryly appealing Hollywood heartthrob who carried on a long love affair with moviegoers even though his performances were often more memorable than the films that contained them, died on Thursday in Jupiter, Fla. He was 82. A spokeswoman for the Martin County Sheriff’s Office in Florida said Mr. Reynolds died at the Jupiter Medical Center after being taken there […]

Bilal Ali

September 7th, 2018

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14 year old charged as an adult with rape and Murder of 83  year old woman

14 year old charged as an adult with rape and Murder of 83 year old woman

  A 14-year-old is charged as an adult in the death of an 83-year-old woman last month, Baltimore police announced Friday. Police allege that Tyrone Harvin, of the 2400 block of Winchester St., raped Dorothy Mae Neal and then physically assaulted her. She later died as a result of her injuries, police said. “It’s sad all the way around. There’s some systematic failure in the […]

Bilal Ali

September 7th, 2018

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Robin Leach, ‘Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous’ host, celebrity columnist dies

Robin Leach, ‘Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous’ host, celebrity columnist dies

via:LasVegasJournal   Robin Leach, a celebrity columnist and television host who famously signed off each episode of “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous” with his signature catchphrase of “Champagne wishes and caviar dreams,” has died. “Despite the past 10 months, what a beautiful life he had. Our Dad, Grandpa, Brother, Uncle and friend Robin Leach passed away peacefully last night at 1:50 a.m. Everyone’s support […]

Bilal Ali

August 24th, 2018

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Abduction victim Tiffany Jones remembered

Abduction victim Tiffany Jones remembered

  Baltimore police say the deadly abduction of a Baltimore woman was not a random act. Investigators believe Tiffany Jones may have been acquainted with her abductors and may have been targeted by them. Loved ones gathered Thursday evening at a burned out vacant home that’s now more like a memorial at the corner of Seventh Street and Baltic Avenue. Dozens of people stopped by […]

Bilal Ali

August 24th, 2018

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Five shot in 5 hours Thursday in Baltimore

Five shot in 5 hours Thursday in Baltimore

    Five people were injured in Baltimore shootings within five hours Thursday, as the city saw a burst of violence for the second day in a row. It began with a shooting around rush hour in the northeast Ednor Gardens area. A 26-year-old man was found shot at 5:26 p.m. on Rexmere Road near Chestnut Hill Avenue. Sponsored by ZINC He was shot in […]

Bilal Ali

August 24th, 2018

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Kim Zolciak-Biermann Reveals Husband Tried to Dump Her 8 Years Ago

Kim Zolciak-Biermann Reveals Husband Tried to Dump Her 8 Years Ago

via:people   Kim Zolciak-Biermann‘s marriage to Kroy Biermann wasn’t always a sure thing. The Real Housewives of Atlanta alum, 40, revealed in an Instagram post on Wednesday that her husband of six years once tried to break up with her when the two began dating eight years ago.   The Don’t Be Tardy star opened up about the experience on her podcast, House of Kim, Thursday with Kroy also […]

Bilal Ali

August 24th, 2018

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Maryland Woman Wins the Lottery 3 Times in a Month

Maryland Woman Wins the Lottery 3 Times in a Month

via:Inside Edition Staff   Good things come in threes. That was definitely the case for a Maryland woman who won the lottery three times in under a month. Felicia Wade, 49, first won $60,000 on July 29 after she matched a series of Pick 4 combinations. “I was just feeling lucky. I just study the board and pick four numbers,” Wade told Maryland Lottery officials. On […]

Bilal Ali

August 24th, 2018

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Five shot, 2 fatally in Baltimore Wednesday Evening

Five shot, 2 fatally in Baltimore Wednesday Evening

    Five people were shot, two fatally, in two separate shootings in Baltimore in less than 1 1/2 hours Wednesday evening. The violence started at 8:01 p.m. on Harlem Avenue near Mt Holly Street in the Edmondson area. Police found a man who had been shot there; he was taken to an area hospital and died there. Shortly after, a 34-year-old man walking into […]

Bilal Ali

August 22nd, 2018

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