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Man jailed more than 35 years in Alabama over $50 bakery theft set for release

Man jailed more than 35 years in Alabama over $50 bakery theft set for release

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. – An Alabama man who was sentenced to life in prison more than 35 years ago after he was convicted of stealing $50.75 from a bakery is scheduled to be released from prison. Alvin Kennard, 58, was just 22 in 1984 when he was convicted of the theft and sentenced to life without…MORE

Former Cowboys defensive end Ryan Russell comes out as bisexual

Former Cowboys defensive end Ryan Russell comes out as bisexual

An NFL free agent and former defensive end for the Dallas Cowboys and Tampa Bay Buccaneers has publicly revealed he is bisexual. Ryan Russell shared his truth in an ESPN profile. “I do have one strong regret that has inspired me to make a promise to myself: This is the last time I will ever interview…MORE

Jay-Z partners with NFL for social justice work, Super Bowl halftime

Jay-Z partners with NFL for social justice work, Super Bowl halftime

Jay-Z’s entertainment and sports company Roc Nation is partnering with the NFL. The New York Times reported that the deal means Jay-Z will work with the NFL to coordinate entertainment. He will also work with the league’s Inspire Change campaign, in which the league works with teams and players for causes and donates to social justice…MORE

Jury indicts ‘Chrisley Knows Best’ stars on federal tax evasion charges

Jury indicts ‘Chrisley Knows Best’ stars on federal tax evasion charges

ATLANTA (AP) – A federal grand jury in Atlanta has indicted reality television star Todd Chrisley and his wife, Julie, on multiple counts of conspiracy, bank fraud, wire fraud, and tax evasion.   U.S. Attorney Byung J. “BJay” Pak said the 12-count indictment was issued Tuesday against the “Chrisley Knows Best” stars. Pak said from at…MORE

R. Kelly Arrested on Federal Sex Trafficking Charges

R. Kelly Arrested on Federal Sex Trafficking Charges

Embattled singer R. Kelly has caught a federal case. According to WNBC News 4 New York, citing law enforcement sources, officers from the New York Police Department and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security traveled to Chicago to arrest Kelly on federal sex trafficking charges.   Kelly was expected to be transported to New York,…MORE

Stevie Wonder says he’s getting a kidney transplant in fall

Stevie Wonder says he’s getting a kidney transplant in fall

LONDON – Stevie Wonder surprised concertgoers in London Saturday night by announcing that he will take a break from performing so that he can receive a kidney transplant this fall. The 69-year-old music legend made the announcement after performing “Superstition” at the end of a packed British Summer Time concert in London’s sprawling Hyde Park. He…MORE

CHICAGO – A judge in Chicago on Thursday unsealed court records related to “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett’s arrest earlier this year, according to multiple reports. The decision came after several news organizations asked the records be made public, according to The New York Times. Cook County Judge Stephen Watkins ruled in favor of making all records public…MORE

Wendy Williams’ son, Kevin Hunter Jr., arrested after allegedly punching his father

Wendy Williams’ son, Kevin Hunter Jr., arrested after allegedly punching his father

WEST ORANGE, N.J. – Kevin Hunter Jr., the son of talk show host Wendy Williams and her estranged husband, Kevin Hunter, has reportedly been arrested after punching his father at a store in New Jersey. “Entertainment Tonight” reported that officials with the West Orange Police Department confirmed Hunter Jr. was arrested. According to police, the 18-year-old college…MORE

Lil Nas X thanks Billy Ray Cyrus by gifting him a $150K Maserati

Lil Nas X thanks Billy Ray Cyrus by gifting him a $150K Maserati

Rapper Lil Nas X might take his horse to the “Old Town Road,” but his collaborator Billy Ray Cyrus is gonna cruise down that road with 454 of them —  the horsepower of a Maserati GranTurismo. The luxury vehicle is now one Cyrus owns, thanks to Lil Nas X, who surprised him with the giftas the song remains on…MORE

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How to own your birthday like you’re Queen Beyoncé herself

How to own your birthday like you’re Queen Beyoncé herself

September 4 is a very important day in the lives of the Beyhive. It’s Beyoncé’s birthday, also known as “Bey Day.” It comes once every year, and her fans always seem to stay in formation, buzzing all through the interwebs as they scour for the details of how their Queen Bey spent her day. The Texas diva has an…

Former Cowboys defensive end Ryan Russell comes out as bisexual

Former Cowboys defensive end Ryan Russell comes out as bisexual

An NFL free agent and former defensive end for the Dallas Cowboys and Tampa Bay Buccaneers has publicly revealed he is bisexual. Ryan Russell shared his truth in an ESPN profile. “I do have one strong regret that has inspired me to make a promise to myself: This is the last time I will ever interview…

Alex Trebek back hosting ‘Jeopardy!’ after completing chemotherapy

Alex Trebek back hosting ‘Jeopardy!’ after completing chemotherapy

Alex Trebek is back hosting “Jeopardy!” after completing chemotherapy treatment for pancreatic cancer. Trebek, 79, said in a video posted to “Jeopardy!” social media pages that he’s “on the mend,” and is shown doing push-ups backstage while taping the 36th season of the TV game show. “I’ve gone through a lot of chemotherapy, and thankfully that is…

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