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May 12, 2012

$85 A Ticket If You Get Caught Walking While Texting

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Police in Fort Lee, New Jersey are issuing $85 tickets to anyone caught texting while walking in a clamp-down on dangerous walkers.In actions which could set a precedent for other police forces around the country, the Fort Lee Police Department (FLPD) have issued 117 tickets for reckless walking in just over one month. And while it is a common known fact that you should not be texting while driving, the…

Coolio Arrested Agaaaaain?

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  It looks like life just isn’t that much fun when you’re no longer making hit records.  Coolio was arrested again this week in Las Vegas of all places, after being caught by cops with expired plates.  The rapper was just released from jail two months ago, after having outstanding warrants for traffic violations. In this situation, the officers didn’t take Coolio to jail.  Instead, they cited him for having…

Philadelphia Eagles DeSean Jackson Gets Pulled Over On His Way To His Own Charity Event

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Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson was pulled over by law enforcement today while driving to his own charity event this morning … According to our sources, DeSean was on his way to a church in Philadelphia when he was pulled over by a state trooper. We’re told the trooper seemed to recognize DeSean and began acting very rudely towards him. Our sources say the trooper told DeSean he pulled him over for…

Florida Woman Gets 20 Years For Firing “Warning” Shots In Her Home Against Abusive Husband

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A Florida woman who fired warning shots against her allegedly abusive husband has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Marissa Alexander of Jacksonville had said the state’s “Stand Your Ground” law should apply to her because she was defending herself against her allegedly abusive husband when she fired warning shots inside her home in August 2010. She told police it was to escape a brutal beating by her husband,…

9-year-old Girl Hung By Her 14-year-old Half Brother in Alabama

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When 9-year-old Katelynn Arnold didn’t appear right away after one of her frequent bicycle rides along her rural Alabama road, her concerned aunt set out to look for the girl. The woman, who is the girl’s foster mother, checked with a neighbor whose daughter often played with Katelynn, but he hadn’t seen her. On Thursday evening, 9-year-old Katelynn Arnold was found hanging from a tree with an old tire swing…

Houston Family Set to Star In New Reality Show

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Lifetime network has added a new reality show to its rotation. The show entitled, The Houston Family Chronicles, will feature Bobbi Kristina, the daughter of the late singing icon Whitney Houston, along with several of her family members, reports TMZ. According to Lifetime, the reality program will reveal how the Houstons are managing since Whitney’s untimely death back in February. More specifically, the program will zero in on how the…

LeBron James To Be NBA MVP for the Third Time

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Stomping with the big dogs. Miami Heat’s Lebron James is set to be named the NBA MVP, according to the Associated Press. It has not been made official yet but are we really surprised by this assumption. This will be LeBron’s third time winning this award in his past four seasons. He is ‘allegedly’ expected to be presented with the trophy Sunday by Commissioner David Stern before Miami hosts Game…

Guilty Verdict For Hudson Family Murders

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Justice has been served, Friday afternoon a Chicago jury found William Balfour guilty of the 2008 murders of three members of Jennifer Hudson’s family. Balfour, 31, who was estranged from his wife, Hudson’s sister, was convicted of murder in the first degree for the deaths of Hudson’s mother, Darnell Donerson, 57; brother Jason Hudson, 29, and nephew Julian King, 7. Prosecutors said Balfour flew into a jealous rage and shot…

Ka-Ching! Mayweather & Cotto Fight Rakes In $94 MILLION

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  The Mayweather, Cotto fight is now the 2nd highest pay-per-view fight in a non heavy weight bout in history, bringing in a whooping 94 million dollars with 1.5 million pay-per-views sold and according to Golden Boy CEO Richard Shaefer the 1.5 figure will grow once all the numbers are accounted for. Mayweather’s 2007 fight against Oscar De La Hoya still remains the king of the non-heavy weight title ring,…

To Mark Episode 2,000 The Judge Mathis Show Is Offering A Chance To Get Your Bills Paid

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To make episode  number 2,000 of the nationally syndicated court show “Judge Mathis,” the show is offering a sweepstakes that allows viewers a chance to get some bills paid. The show is giving away $2000.00 per day to viewers to assist with unpaid bills — from past due rent, to phone bills, to helping clothe and feed their children. The “Judge Mathis Pays Your Bills” Sweepstakes begins Monday, May 14th…

Junior Seau Buried In Hometown, Remembered In Memorial

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Hours after Junior Seau was buried in his hometown, thousands of fans got their chance to cheer one more time for the hard-hitting, fist-pumping linebacker at the stadium where he starred for 13 seasons. A crowd estimated at 20,000 attended a public memorial service at Qualcomm Stadium. Many wore Seau’s No. 55 jersey—in Chargers blue, Southern California cardinal and gold and Miami Dolphins aqua and orange. One of Seau’s cousins…

Ledisi Musician Joshua Webb Dies In Car Crash

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  Joshua Webb, 27, a St. Louis-bred who played on Ledisi’s Grammy-nominated “Pieces of Me” album, died Wednesday in a car accident on an Atlanta highway. According to Webb’s cousin and budding singer Broderick Young, of St. Louis, Webb and another cousin were driving in rainy weather making arrangements to pick up Webb’s new vehicle when they hit a tractor trailer. Webb was not wearing a seat belt and died…

Man Claiming To Be Stevie Wonders Nephew Trying To Extort $5 Million Dollars Over Alleged Incest

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  A man has been arrested after plotting to extort $5 million from legendary singer Stevie Wonder in a bizarre incest plot. Alpha Lorenzo Walker was arrested earlier this month for claiming that he was the son of the musical star and his sister. TMZ reports that authorities were notified when the man threatened to go to the media unless Wonder paid up a substantial sum. Walker was initially trying to get a multi-million…