Archive for May 1st, 2012

BREAKING NEWS: Four-Alarm Fire Breaks Out at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta

BREAKING NEWS:  Four-alarm fire breaks out at Tyler Perry studios located at Greenbriar Parkway in southwest Atlanta. Fire extinguished though there are hot-spots. No cause of the fire released. The fire started in the Stage 5 building. The structure is in tact, but the building partially collapsed. I took to Twitter […]

by · May 1, 2012 · Breaking News
Pearl MS Senior Investigator Mike Walters Shot and Killed Serving Arrest Warrant on Carnell Gaines

Pearl MS Senior Investigator Mike Walters Shot and Killed Serving Arrest Warrant on Carnell Gaines

FALLEN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER:  Senior Investigator Mike Walters was fatally shot as he and other detectives were attempting to serve warrants on Carnell Gaines at an apartment on Colony Park Drive in Pearl, MS, Tuesday morning. The man was wanted for sexual battery of a minor and possession of child […]

James Johnson Carr, Estranged Wife Karyn Carr, Found Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide in Middletown KY

MIDDLETOWN MURDER-SUICIDE:  James Johnson Carr killed his estranged wife, Karyn Carr, and then turned the gun on himself in an apparent murder-suicide in Middletown, KY.  WAVE 3 reports the bodies were found by a concerned family member Tuesday afternoon in the home, located in the 11800 block of Wetherby Avenue. […]

by · May 1, 2012 · Murder-Suicide

Right Wing Hypocrisy: Donald Rumsfeld Hits Obama on Politicizing Osama Bin Laden Assassination

Former defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld hits Obama on “politicizing” Osama Bin Laden assassination. Um, this would make sense if he were a far more credible person to speak on the subject. The Drudge Report is running with this as though Donald Rumsfeld is such an authority on what’s right and […]

by · May 1, 2012 · Breaking News, President Obama
Black Finance Exec Robin Washington Listed Among T&R ’30 Outstanding Women in Finance’

Black Finance Exec Robin Washington Listed Among T&R ’30 Outstanding Women in Finance’

Robin Washington, CFO of Gilead Sciences among Treasury & Risk Magazine’s 2012 list of the ’30 Outstanding Women in Finance.’  Robin Washington  CFO & SVP, Gilead Sciences “As finance chief since 2008, Washington has presided over a period of significant revenue growth for the biotech company. She played a key role […]

by · May 1, 2012 · Black News, Financial News

Top Norwegian Swimmer Alexander Dale Oen Dies After Suffering Cardiac Arrest

Top Norwegian Olympic swimmer Alexander Dale Oen died after reportedly suffering a cardiac arrest while taking a shower after a strenuous training session on Monday. He was 26 years old. Alexander Dale Oen was considered by many as a frontrunner  for a gold medal at the upcoming Olympics in London. He […]

by · May 1, 2012 · Sports News
NEWSFLASH: President Obama Arrives in Afghanistan on Anniversary of Osama Bin Laden’s Assassination

NEWSFLASH: President Obama Arrives in Afghanistan on Anniversary of Osama Bin Laden’s Assassination

NEWSFLASH:  President Obama arrives in Afghanistan Tuesday on an unannounced visit to meet with President Hamid Karzai, TOLONews reported, citing Afghan officials. The president’s trip comes on the anniversary of the death of slain al Qaeda leader osama bin Laden.  

by · May 1, 2012 · Breaking News
Nine UF Alpha Phi Alpha Members Face Hazing Charges for “Thunderslaps”

Nine UF Alpha Phi Alpha Members Face Hazing Charges for “Thunderslaps”

Nine members of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity at the University of Florida in Gainesville, are facing misdemeanor hazing charges after they allegedly struck and paddled five pledges and hitting them in the chest during a hazing ritual known as “thunderslaps.” If convicted, the could be incarcerated for a year […]

by · May 1, 2012 · Black News, Crime