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Free agent circus ends with Jordan back in LA, league looking foolish

It's hard to say what the low point was, the emoji wars or Blake Griffin tweeting a picture of a chair wedged against the door of DeAndre Jordan's …

Basketball

Aaron Hernandez Moved To New Prison: Life Inside Souza-Baranowski ‘Torture’ For Ex-Patriots Player

Former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez has moved to a new prison, one week after he was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Odin Lloyd. …

Hip Hop Week In Review: Suge Knight, 50 Cent, Young Thug

Suge Knight remained in the headlines this week with news that he fired one of his lawyers at his most recent court appearance for a robbery charge …

When Someone Is Murdered on Your Backpacking Trip

Photo by Nathan Mueller<p><i>The first time I saw someone killed I was 25 feet away.</i><p>I was in my early twenties and the two things I remember most, other than the actual event, was the uncontrollable shivering and the pack of cigarettes my brother and I nervously chain-smoked trying to calm down.<p>We were …

Important information from my Armenian dad

Indiana's Religious Freedom Law Draws Response from Sports World

Link to Media<p>Indiana's new Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which could allow private businesses to deny service to LGBT patrons, has drawn a response from various sports leagues, teams and figures.<p>Continue for updates.<p>Indiana Governor Looks to Amend Bill, NCAA Responds<p>Thursday, April 2<p>According …

Rights & Freedoms

Serena Williams's Version of "7/11" Is a Grand Slam - Vogue

Report: FBI still outgunned by terror threat

A blue-ribbon panel that reviewed the FBI’s response to challenges after the Sept. 11 attacks has concluded that the premier federal law-enforcement agency isn’t moving fast enough to transform itself into an intelligence operation that can predict terrorist attacks and gather information overseas …

Cybercrime

R.I.P. Rachel Aboytes, AKA Baby Smiley, Rap Artist Killed on Valentia Street (43)

And while the Denver Police Department has not yet formally confirmed that the same shooter or shooters were responsible for both crimes, we now know …

Aaron Hernandez Fiancee Expected To Testify Friday

FALL RIVER, Mass. – Aaron Hernandez's fiancee, who prosecutors say helped to conceal the murder of Odin Lloyd, is expected to take the witness stand Friday at Hernandez's murder trial, according to The Associated Press.<p>Shayanna Jenkins, 25, is Hernandez's Bristol, Conn., high school sweetheart and …

Over half of dead hip-hop stars were slain, study shows

Print<p>Related<p>There is much mystery surrounding the death of Tupac Shakur, killed in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas in 1996.<p>Was Shakur’s murder …

Rap & Hip-Hop

3rd murder trial begins for man accused of hurling daughter from cliff

For the third time, trial has begun for a father accused of leading his daughter on what prosecutors say was a "dangerous hike" in Rancho Palos Verdes 15 years ago and flinging her off a steep, jagged cliff into the ocean.<p>Two previous juries deadlocked over whether Cameron Brown, now 53, …

Crime

Massachusetts denies parole to murderer who hid in Chicago for 20 years

A man convicted of murder in Massachusetts, who escaped from prison and spent 20 years as an activist and poet in Chicago, has been denied parole.<p>The Massachusetts Parole Board on Wednesday ordered 75-year-old Norman Porter Jr. to spend four more years in prison, saying he was not suitable for …

It was easy for Bayley to stalk, rape and murder

But in light of what we now know about the failings of the Victorian Parole Board, it turns out that it was quite easy for a man like Bayley to …

Did the Princeton Preppy Murder His Hedge-Fund Dad?

The January killing of hedge-fund manager Thomas Gilbert Sr., allegedly by his 30-year-old son, Thomas Gilbert Jr., stunned New York society. For many in the younger man’s circle, however, it wasn’t such a shock. Benjamin Wallace charts the implosion of a silver-spoon life.<p>For the past 11 summers, …

BBC iWonder - How are serial killers caught?

How are serial killers caught?<p>Authored byJohn BennettFormer police chief<p>In association withPortillo's State SecretsBBC Two series<p>1. House of horrors<p>Authored byJohn BennettFormer police chief<p>In association withPortillo's State SecretsBBC Two series<p>On 22 November 1995, Rose West was sentenced to life …

Woman's 'evil' kidnapping scheme led to murder of 3-week-old baby girl | Fox News

A violent kidnapping that ended with the murder of a 3-week-old baby girl took an even more sordid turn when police announced they had arrested a California woman who they said plotted to steal infants and pass them off as her own.<p>In arresting the woman and three others Wednesday, police in Long …

Accused Valley serial killer charged in another murder, more shootings

A suspected San Fernando Valley serial killer already charged with four fatal shootings over five days in August has been charged with three more attempted murders and the slaying of a motorist on the 210 Freeway.<p>Alexander Hernandez, 34, pleaded not guilty Thursday to the murder of the Sergio …

Life in Prison for Man Convicted in Dre Beats Murder

A man convicted in a Philadelphia slaying over a pair of Beats by Dr. Dre headphones has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.<p>Arkel Garcia …

Lawyer for Nevada prisoner says inmates were handcuffed when guard shot them | Fox News

A Nevada prison inmate was handcuffed when was shot and killed by a guard last November, according to a lawyer who said that her client was wounded in the same shooting but survived.<p>Carlos Manuel Perez Jr. was slain with his hands cuffed behind his back, attorney Alexis Plunkett said. Inmate Andrew …

'Jesus' Appears After Rockslide In Colombia

Jesus rocks.<p>After a landslide last week in San Francisco in Putamayo, Colombia an image that some say looks like Jesus appeared, according to the Colombian paper El Tiempo<p>"If you believe in Jesus you will see his image," Ximena Rosero Arango, who visited the site, said.<p>Some landowners are now …

Accused Bank Robber Says Virgin Mary Told Him To Eat His Feces. And He Did. In Court.

A California man accused of robbing a bank apparently decided he was done taking crap from prosecutors, so decided to take matters into his own hands and eat some instead.<p>Andrew Gilbertson pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity after allegedly robbing a San Luis Obispo bank in 2013, KSBY reported.<p>…

North Carolina vs. Wisconsin, NCAA Tournament 2015: Time, TV schedule and live stream

ACC vs. B1G. The winner dances into the Elite Eight for a potential matchup with Arizona.<p>The North Carolina Tar Heels and Wisconsin Badgers will square off against each other in the Sweet 16 with a spot in the Elite Eight on the line.<p>Each team has seen differences during their seasons. North …

College Sports

Column: NCAA tournament a showdown of coaches: Calipari, Izzo, Pitino et al.

Sixteen stars have emerged and aligned at the pivot point of this year's NCAA tournament.<p>Players? "Goodness gracious, no," Verne Lundquist might say.<p>Would you recognize any player among Xavier's starters?<p>The Musketeers do have a famous name in their lineup: A trumpet introduction, please, for Myles …

How College Basketball Fans Can Pledge Money To NCAA Tournament Athletes

Only 16 college basketball teams remain in the 2015 NCAA Tournament and 8 of them will hit the court tonight to participate in Sweet 16 games that will determine half of the field of the Elite 8. The players at the North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Wisconsin, Arizona and others are focused on helping …

NCAA