The father of six was charged with a federal crime.

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Obama plans on implementing regulations that would lower the amount of child support that prisoners pay when they’re behind bars, hopefully reducing a major driver of mass incarceration.

A Maryland man was arrested and charged with the murder of his two-year-old daughter and her mother after he was ordered to pay $600 in monthly child support payments, NBC Washington reports. Daron Boswell-Johnson, 25, was charged in the deaths of NeShante Davis, 26, an elementary school teacher, and their two-year-old daughter, Chloe Davis-Green, on Wednesday. The shooting […]

Fathers in prison facing high debt over unpaid child support payments will have the opportunity to "press pause" with a new program.


Jail records: Rapper #Scarface arrested after receiving BET award — FOX 11 Los Angeles (@myfoxla) October 12, 2015 Legendary Houston rapper Scarface was arrested at the BET Hip Hop Awards this weekend for unpaid child support. Scarface had just accepted the “I Am Hip-Hop Icon” award on Friday night when Atlanta police officers […]

A Los Angeles judge has finalized Stevie Wonder's divorce from his second wife, a move that will include some hefty child support payments for the two children they have together.

DMX has been sentenced to six months in jail after failing to pay child support for his 12 children, Buffalo News Network WIVB reports. The rapper was arrested just an hour before he was scheduled to perform at NYC’s Radio City Music Hall last month on the charges. A spokesman for the New York City Sheriff’s […]

“Love and Hip Hop:  Atlanta” reality star and once-upon-a-time musical beat maker, Stevie J (pictured left) has reportedly pleaded not guilty to charges of being over $1.1 million in arrears in child support for his two teen children with former live-in partner, Carol Bennett, according to the New York Post. Stevie, an industry impresario whose actual name is […]

The state of Michigan has ordered Carnell Alexander (pictured) to pay child support or face jail time, but the irony is that the child in question is not even his, according to ABC News. SEE ALSO: High School Coach Arrested For Biting Fellow Colleague Alexander reportedly owes the state some $30,000 in back child support payments. The Detroit […]

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Roland Martin’s “Roland’s Rules” Disclaimer: The people and situations Roland Martin is  making light of aren’t directed at anyone, any group, any nationality, in particular. Got it? If you can’t take a joke, ain’t Roland Martin’s problem. #RolandsRules are meant to be humorous and satirical. Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now” shared his list of Thanksgiving Day […]


Texas Father Who Overpaid Child Support Reports to Prison After exhausting the appeal process, a Houston father is prepared to turn himself in and go to jail after a child-support dispute.  But 43-year-old Clifford Hall doesn’t owe any back child support. He’s been paid in full for months, after his employer acknowledged a clerical error […]