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Haiti Earthquake Corpses Used As Roadblocks In Port-au-Prince Protest

January 19, 2010 Leave a comment

A.P. Sinkler (iPhone)

Martel Barrett, Chicago Teen Slained At 17 On His Way To School

October 26, 2009 1 comment

UPDATE: Martel Barrett was pronounced dead at 5:07 p.m. at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, according to a spokesman for the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Details to come.

A 17-year-old boy was shot and seriously wounded while on his way to school this morning on the South Side, Chicago police and family members said.
Martel Barrett was wounded about 9:20 a.m. near 67th Street and Damen Avenue in the West Englewood neighborhood, said Chicago Police Officer Laura Kubiak. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical condition.

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UCONN Football Player Dies After Stabbing at On-Campus Dance

October 19, 2009 Leave a comment
Jasper Howard, 20, from Miami
Jasper Howard, 20, from Miami

STORRS, Conn. — A Connecticut football player who was an expectant father was stabbed to death early Sunday after an on-campus dance, just hours after helping his team to a homecoming victory.

Howard and another student were stabbed at a UCONN dance. They were taken by ambulance to Windham Community Memorial Hospital where he died. Jasper Howard, 20, of Miami, and another student were stabbed during a fight after a fire alarm was pulled during a university sanctioned dance at the UConn Student Union just after 12:30 a.m., police said.

Police had not identified a suspect or released the name of the other victim.

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Ashley “AJ” Jewell Death **Update**

October 6, 2009 6 comments

Frederick Richardson, the suspect accused of murdering Kandi Burruss’s ex-fiance AJ Jewell, appeared in an Atlanta courtroom earlier today on voluntary manslaughter charges and was denied bond. According to Columbus Urban Life, Richardson’s attorney attempted to get the charges of manslaughter dismissed however the judge in the case denied the request. His attorney argued that “the medical examiner has not officially determined a cause of death to support the manslaughter charge” and that AJ could have died from a health problem. His attorney also claims that AJ Jewell pulled a gun on Frederick and delivered the first blow.

There has been many stories floating around online regarding the possible motive behind the killing including a rumored relationship that AJ Jewell might have had with Frederick Richardson’s wife Veronica Jones, however, Hip Hop Enquirer was tipped off a day after the incident on what possibly happened that night. Peep it below:

Our source stated that a short time after midnight Ashley “AJ” Jewell was approached by several men in the club’s parking lot who were supposedly friends of “Cornbread” husband to former Body Tap owner Veronica M. Jones. Our source stated that Ms. Jones and Ashley Jewell were in an ongoing dispute over how he acquired the club from her and apparently she was not happy with the terms of that acquisition. We were told that Mr. Jewell purchased the club for a million dollars and the deal was supposed to have been completed last week but that there were issues as to the terms of the agreement.

Our source stated that Ms. Jones’s husband Cornbread and his “goons” ambushed Mr. Jewell in the parking lot upon his arrival and allegedly Fredrick Richardson delivered the fatal blow. Read more…

Nas Speaks With CNN About His Letter About Derrion Albert’s Death

October 6, 2009 Leave a comment

Nas – “I will not change my Music to make it more Positive”

SHAME: A Chicago Honor Roll Student Is Beaten Death While Leaving School

September 27, 2009 1 comment

This is truly a disturbing story, unbelievable to see how crazy and heartless these kids can be.