Jury selection enters 2nd day in Bill Cosby sex assault case

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jury selection resumed Tuesday in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial as prosecutors and the defense seek to fill out a panel of 12 jurors and six alternates in a case that has attracted worldwide publicity. A third of the initial jury pool already had an opinion about Cosby’s guilt or innocence, and […]

Down 25 Points in 1st Half, Warriors Come Back To Beat Spurs in Game 1

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Golden State Warriors overcame a 25-point deficit in the first half to come back to beat the San Antonio Spurs 113-111 in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals. Stephen Curry had 40 points, seven rebounds, three assists, and three steals for the Warriors, who are now 9-0 in the NBA […]

Warriors Beat Jazz 115-104, Now Headed To Salt Lake City For Games 3 and 4

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Golden State Warriors now have a 6-0 record in the NBA playoffs after beating the visiting Utah Jazz 115-104 in Game 2 of the Second Round. Kevin Durant had 25 points, 11 rebounds, and seven assists for the Warriors (2-0). Stephen Curry added 23 points, seven assists, four rebounds and two […]

JaVale McGee Proves His Value To Warriors, Takes Pride In Family Name

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Golden State Warriors reserve center JaVale McGee got a rude awakening by his mother Pam McGee one early morning while he was attending Detroit Country Day School in Michigan. McGee said he had a “bad game” as a sophomore on the junior varsity team and didn’t perform up to his potential, […]

Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez dead after hanging self in cell

BOSTON (AP) — Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez hanged himself in his prison cell early Wednesday while serving a life sentence for murder, authorities said. Hernandez, 27, was found by guards at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley just after 3 a.m., Department of Correction spokesman Christopher Fallon said in a statement. The former New […]

Golden State’s Durant Gets 32 Points, Beat Portland 121-109

OAKLAND, Calif. – Kevin Durant had 32 points, 10 rebounds, and two assists and Draymond Green had 19 points, 12 rebounds, and nine assists to give the Golden State Warriors a 109-121 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers in the first game of Round 1. Stephen Curry added 29 points, five rebounds, and four assists […]

Comedian Charlie Murphy, brother of Eddie, dies at 57

NEW YORK (AP) — Charlie Murphy, the older brother of Eddie Murphy and a comic performer in his own right who turned encounters with Rick James and Prince into standout sketches on “Chappelle’s Show,” has died. He was 57. Murphy died Wednesday in New York of leukemia, according to his representative, Domenick Nati. He was […]

10 Things I Like about GOING IN STYLE

This review is for mature audiences. What is your plan for the rest of your life? Depending on personal circumstances, your life could end up totally different than you think it will and that could be a good thing! This is perhaps one of the most unpredictable eras in modern history and everyone is in […]

Rock ‘n’ roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90

NEW YORK (AP) — Chuck Berry, rock ‘n’ roll’s founding guitar hero and storyteller who defined the music’s joy and rebellion in such classics as “Johnny B. Goode,” ”Sweet Little Sixteen” and “Roll Over Beethoven,” died Saturday at his home west of St. Louis. He was 90. Emergency responders summoned to Berry’s residence by his […]

Black Hollywood Wins Big at Oscars

(NNPA) – During an unexpected made-for-Hollyood moment, “Moonlight,” a film directed by African American Director Barry Jenkins, took the award for Best Picture over favorites such as “La La Land” and “Hidden Figures.” The film is a complex coming of age story of an African American man that follows his journey from boyhood into manhood. […]