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COMPTON, Calif. — Former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight (pictured) is under evaluation after being hospitalized moments after he pleaded not guilty to murder and other felony charges in a hit-and-run that killed a man and injured another. RELATED: Suge Knight Charged In Hit-And-Run Murder Los Angeles sheriff’s officials said late Tuesday that they had […]

Updated: Wednesday, Jan. 6, 9am ET: Police arrested fugitives Jason Polanco and Joshua Kemp in connection with the shootings of two undercover Bronx police officers on Monday, according to the New York Daily News. Polanco, who fired at the cops from inside a Chinese restaurant on Monday night, was apprehended 14 hours later. Kemp was arrested […]

Two New York Police Department officers were ambushed last weekend by Ismaaiyl Brinsley after he had made threatening posts online, including references to high-profile cases of white police officers killing unarmed black men and a vow to put “wings on pigs.” After shooting the officers, Brinsley ran into a Brooklyn subway station and committed suicide. […]

UPDATED 10/17/14, 3:43 P.M. EST: According to Nigerian government officials, in addition to the ceasefire, the nearly 300 schoolgirls — who were kidnapped as they took exams in Chibok — will be released, reports the BBC. Nigerian presidential aide Hassan Tukur told BBC Focus on Africa that the agreement was sealed after a month of […]

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The former mayor of North Carolina’s largest city was sentenced Tuesday to nearly four years in prison in a federal corruption case that spanned the time he was a councilman to when he took over in the executive office. SEE ALSO: GA Secretary Of State Blocks 40,000 From Voting For No Apparent Reason […]

NEW YORK — Broadway theaters plan to dim their marquee lights Friday night in memory of Geoffrey Holder (pictured), a Tony Award-winning director who led the groundbreaking show “The Wiz” to Broadway. RELATED: Geoffrey Holder Passes Away At 84 The Broadway League says the lights will be dimmed for one minute at 7:45 p.m. Holder […]

DALLAS — A hazardous-materials crew on Friday decontaminated the Texas apartment where an Ebola patient stayed, while public-health officials cut by half the number of people being monitored for any symptoms of the deadly disease. SEE ALSO: Is The US Equipped To Confront Ebola? The decontamination team was to collect bed sheets, towels and a […]

NEW YORK — Here’s something the folks at Disney can take real pride in: “The Lion King” is the top ticket of all time. SEE ALSO: ‘Queens of Comedy’ Respond To Sheryl Underwood’s ‘Secret’ With a worldwide gross of over $6.2 billion, “The Lion King” stage musical has now achieved the most successful box office […]