Houston rapper Breadman, 8 others charged in drug conspiracies

By Darryl Coote  (0) Aug. 20 (UPI) -- The Justice Department announced Thursday that authorities have arrested nine people, including the Houston rapper Jermaine West, on a slew of drug charges. Acting Assistant General Brian C. Rabbitt of the Justice Department's Criminal Divison said the 42-year-old West, who goes by the stage name Breadman, has been charged in [...]

2020-08-21T20:27:05+00:00August 21st, 2020|

Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli get prison in college scandal

By Clyde Hughes & Danielle Haynes  (0) Actress Lori Loughlin (L) and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, exit the U.S. courthouse in Boston last year. They were sentenced to prison on Friday in a college admissions scandal. File Photo by Matthew Healey/UPI | License Photo Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Actor Lori Loughlin was sentenced to two months in [...]

2020-08-21T20:02:31+00:00August 21st, 2020|

Wildlife officials searching for elk with tire around neck

By Ben Hooper  (0) Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Wildlife officials in Colorado said they are trying to locate an elk caught on camera with a car tire around its neck. Colorado Parks and Wildlife tweeted video showing the bull elk wandering around while wearing the car tire like a necklace. The department said the footage was captured [...]

2020-08-12T02:59:10+00:00August 12th, 2020|

Ghislaine Maxwell: Judge unseals records that detail sex abuse claims

By Clyde Hughes  (0) Ghislaine Maxwell is seen during a press conference at the United Nations headquarters in New York City in 2013. File Photo by Rick Bajornas/EPA-EFE July 31 (UPI) -- Court documents unsealed late Thursday say Ghislaine Maxwell, a former associate of Jeffrey Epstein who faces criminal charges in New York City, trained underage girls for [...]

2020-08-01T01:51:14+00:00August 1st, 2020|

Appeals court overturns death sentence for Boston Marathon bomber

By Danielle Haynes  (0) The appeals court ordered a new penalty phase trial for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. File Photo courtesy of the FBI July 31 (UPI) -- A federal appeals court on Friday overturned the death sentence for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one of the two brothers responsible for the Boston Marathon bombing that killed three people. The [...]

2020-08-01T01:44:28+00:00August 1st, 2020|

First fatal shark attack in Maine blamed on great white

By Danielle Haynes  (0) The Maine Department of Marine Resources said Monday's great white shark attack was the first fatal shark attack in the state's recorded history. File Photo by Joe Marino/UPI | License Photo July 28 (UPI) -- Maine officials said Tuesday that a great white shark was responsible for killing a woman off the coast [...]

2020-07-29T00:56:42+00:00July 29th, 2020|

Firefighters free teen from baby swing in TikTok stunt gone wrong

By Ben Hooper  (0) July 15 (UPI) -- Firefighters rescued a British teenager after she climbed into a baby swing to shoot a TikTok video and got stuck. Layani Maclean, 14, of Oxfordshire, was filming a TikTok video with friends at an Oxfordshire playground when she climbed into the baby swing and found herself unable to climb [...]

2020-07-16T13:36:11+00:00July 16th, 2020|

ViacomCBS severs ties with Nick Cannon over ‘hateful speech’ on podcast

By Karen Butler  (0) ViacomCBS has fired Nick Cannon for making anti-Semitic remarks on his podcast.  File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo July 15 (UPI) -- ViacomCBS has announced it ended its relationship with actor, producer and television personality Nick Cannon over controversial remarks he made on his podcast. "ViacomCBS condemns bigotry of any kind and we [...]

2020-07-15T23:54:38+00:00July 15th, 2020|

Disney’s Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom reopen in Florida

By Karen Butler  (0) The Magic Kingdom at the Walt Disney World theme park and resort in Bay Lake, Florida reopened to the general public Saturday after a nearly four-month shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo July 11 (UPI) -- Florida's Walt Disney World reopened its Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom [...]

2020-07-12T14:59:10+00:00July 12th, 2020|

Charlie Daniels, country music star, dead at 83

By Wade Sheridan  (0) Charlie Daniels, who has been placed into the Country Music Hall of Fame, has died at age 83. File Photo by Michael Bush/UPI | License Photo July 6 (UPI) -- Charlie Daniels, a country music star best known for his 1979 hit "The Devil Went Down to Georgia," has died at age 83. [...]

2020-07-07T12:45:17+00:00July 7th, 2020|
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