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Marion Suge Knight Jailed in Hit & Run, Charged With Murder, $2M Bail

Marion “Suge” Knight, once the king of rap and hip-hop, is in jail this morning facing a murder charge for allegedly driving over two men at a film set in Compton and fleeing the scene. One of the men died; the other has survivable injuries. Knight turned himself into the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s West Hollywood substation at around 12:30 am and his bail was set at $2 million, according to press reports. For Knight, 49, the arrest marks another downturn in a long career that began at the dawn of rap music. ...

Suge Knight Had Long History of Crime, Shady Deals Before Hit & Run

Marion “Suge” Knight, a rap impresario, founder of Death Row Records and self-styled gangster, had a long string of crimes and shady deals before his latest troubles–a hit-and-run that led to the death of one man and serious injury of another. The fatal hit-and-run happened in Compton today (Jan. 29) following a promotional video shoot for upcoming biopic about the pioneering rap group NWA....

Chris Brown Probation Revoked; Here’s How He Stepped Over the Line

Chris Brown doesn’t go looking for trouble but it sure seems to find him. As a result, he’s facing a possible stiff jail sentence after violating his five-year probation stemming from his felony assault of Rihanna in 2009. Brown, 25, got the bad news today (Jan. 15) in a probation hearing before Los Angeles Superior Court Judge James R. Brandlin. The judge said he was troubled by several issues contained in Brown’s latest probation report. Chief among them, is a night club shooting Jan. 11 in San Jose, Calif., during a Brown performance....

Mystery of Hannah Graham, Missing UVA Student, Close to Being Solved

Hannah Graham’s parents have reason to fear the worst. A body that could be the missing University of Virginia student has been found in Charlottesville, although police stress a positive identification has yet to be made. She vanished without a trace although the man she was with was positively identified and taken into custody in Texas. He has since been linked to one other murder. It’s unknown at the moment whether the man, identified as Jesse Matthew, provided police with information that led to the discovery,...

Cameron Thor, Well Known Acting Coach, Accused in Lolita Rape

Cameron Thor, a Los Angeles acting coach who has appeared in such movies as Jurassic Park, apparently took his method acting too far with a 13-year-old girl. He was arrested and charged with sexual assault for carrying on a year-long affair. Police said the 54-year-old actor was being held last night on $2.6 million bond. His acting studio boasts that it’s clients have included Madonna, Cameron Diaz, Gwen Stefani, Helen Hunt and Sylvester Stallone....

Joe Jonas Fingers Justin Bieber’s Party Animal Dad for Bad Behavior

Joe Jonas knows how fame can screw with someone’s head, but he thinks there’s another reason for Justin Bieber’s bad behavior… his dad Jeremy Bieber. As the saying goes, Justin may be a chip off the old block. “I think we all saw it coming. Your dad is your party animal, that’s going to sum it up pretty quick,” Jonas, 24, said in a new interview. Jeremy Bieber, 39, abandoned Justin and his mother, Patricia “Pattie” Mallette not long after he was born ...

Justin Bieber Stars in Tattoo Show, Courtesy Miami Police (15 photos!)

Justin Bieber was forced pose for photos while in the custody of Miami Beach police, who wanted to document all of his tattoos for identification purposes. You know, in case he ever OD’s on their turf. Bieber was taken into custody Jan 23, after police pulled over his rented $180,000 Lamborghini sports car on suspicion of drag racing. He was ultimately charged with driving while intoxicated, driving on a suspended license and non-violent resisting arrest....

NJ Housewife Teresa Giudice, Hubbie Joe Cop Sweetheart Deal

New Jersey Housewife Teresa Giudice and blowhard husband Giuseppe “Joe” Giudice will get little and perhaps no jail time as a result of a plea deal on federal fraud charges involving millions of dollars in hidden assets and unreported income. in July a year ago, the “Real Housewives of New Jersey” star and her husband were facing a 39-count federal indictment that could have sent them to prison for more than 20 years each....

Justin Bieber Gay? Never Touched Me, Says Chantel Jefferies (watch!)

Justin Bieber never had sex or even kissed Chantel Jeffries the hot model was was arrested with him in Miami and later traveled with the singer to Panama. At least that’s what she claims in her first interview about their “friendship.” If the 21-year-old North Carolina native’s revelations can be believed, Justin either has incredible restraint or he’s gay. Of course, she could be covering for him, maybe to keep the door open for Selena Gomez? ...

Chicago Dad Kills Family; Two Kids Miraculously Escape (video)

Trisdion Worsham, 15, a step-brother and five-year-old all ran for the door of their home in an effort to flee their father, who had just killed his wife and 15-year-old son. She didn’t make it, but miraculously the two children survived. Michael Worsham, 43, a security guard at a local public school, went on the unexplained rampage Sunday (Jan. 2) at his home in Robbins, Ill., a Chicago suburb....

Chris Brown Probation Revoked: Told to Kick Medical Marijauna

Chris Brown’s legal fortunes took a turn for the worse today (Dec. 16) after a California judge revoked his probation. The judge ruled that Brown’s fight with a man in Washington, D.C. demonstrated he wasn’t complying with all laws as his probation stipulates. The judge also ordered Brown, who was in court for a progress hearing, to give up his medical marijuana prescription as well. Ouch!...

Chris Brown Charges Reduced, But Rihanna Probation Still a Problem

Chris Brown got a break in District of Columbia court today (Oct 28) after a judge reduced his felony assault charge to a misdemeanor and released him without bail. Brown pleaded not guilty but is still in danger of violating his probation. The case became murkier after Brown and his cohorts alleged that the victim, Isaac Adam Parker, 20, of Beltsville, Md., tried to get on the tour bus....

Chris Brown Jailed: Why He Was Charged With Felony Assault

Chris Brown’s alleged assault victim suffered injuries serious enough to warrant felony assault charges, a DC police spokesman said today (Oct 27), putting the R&B singer in jeopardy of violating his probation and possible being sentenced to serve some time in jail. Brown and his bodyguard Christopher Hollosy, 35, were arrested at 4:30 am today in the District of Columbia, after becoming involved in an altercation with an unnamed victim....

NFL’s Jovan Belcher Kills Girlfriend, Shoots Self in Front of Coach

Jovan Belcher, who grew up on Long Island and played football for West Babylon High School, before attending college and becoming the starting outside linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs, has died in a grisly murder-suicide. Belcher, 25, who joined the NFL in 2009 as a free agent with the Chiefs, is reported to have shot his girlfriend in her home, then traveled to the Chief’s training facility. Belcher reportedly met with Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli and head coach Romeo Crennel in the parking lot before firing the fatal shot....
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Lindsay Lohan Could Be Charged for False Fire Alarm, Police Report

Lindsay Lohan could be charged by police for pulling a fire alarm and filing a false police report. Both are crimes in New York and Lindsay may be exposed after police dismissed her complaint against Christian LaBella a Republican staffmember on Capitol Hill. The “Mean Girls” star claimed that LaBella grabbed her in a New York hotel room after she confronted him for allegedly taking cellphone photos in her hotel room early Sunday morning (Sept. 30). Lohan, through a rep, said LaBella, 25, of Valley Village, Calif., threw her on the bed and scratched her hands. Lohan allegedly ran out of the room and when she returned LaBella allegedly attacked her. She said she was choked and thrown to the ground and that a friend had to pull him off her....
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Chris Brown Scolded by Judge for Positive Drug Test (video)

Chris Brown got a stern lecture from a California Judge for testing positive for marijuana– a potential violation of his probation– but that’s as far as it went in the latest hearing stemming from his 2009 assault of singer Rihanna. The Barbadian singer was in his corner all the way. She tweeted encouragement to Brown before he made his appearance in court. Judge Patricia Schnegg warned Brown that he had a special duty to adhere to the requirements of his five-year probation because he is a public figure. ...
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Russian Hottie Anna Chapman Recruited Children as Spies

Anna Chapman and nine others busted with her two years ago were planning to go deep undercover. They were recruiting their own children to spy for the former Communist nation, even though they were Americanized. In fact, Tim Foley, the son of two spy ring members, is still living in Cambridge, Mass., even though Chapman and her cohorts were deported and told never to set foot in the United States again....
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James Holmes Rampage Spawning Conspiracy Theories

In the wake of the James Holmes’ theater shooting rampage, conspiracy theories are springing up on the Internet in growing numbers. They follow a familiar arc; the FBI, the CIA or some other secretive government agency is behind the crime. The basic facts may be known, but a host of unanswered questions about how a gifted science student turned into such a monster, so out of character with his background, is leaving the door open to widespread speculation about a so-called “secret agenda.”...
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