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I-Team: FBI investigation against former vice detective widens

LAS VEGAS – An FBI investigation into possible corruption involving a former vice detective appears to be widening.  The existence of the FBI probe was first revealed last year by the 8 News NOW I-Team.  http://www.lasvegasnow.com/news/i-team-fbi-investigation-against-former-vice-detective-widens/678610564 The focus of the agency’s investigation was former Metro Detective Chris Baughman.  However, now it appears there are at […]

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‘Get Out’ Director Wants Young, Black Filmmakers to Send Him Their Scripts

Jordan Peele has officially put out the call to young, black filmmakers who are looking for opportunities to climb to the next rung. “If you have a script, reach out and I’ll try to help it get made. Monkeypaw Productions is my production company and we’re really trying to promote untapped voices in genre,” he said […]

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Slick Rick’s “Children’s Story” Is Being Turned Into a Dope Children’s Book

I don’t care who you are, if you’re talking the greatest storytellers in the hip-hop game, Slick Rick’s name needs to be at the very TOP of your list. There’s a reason why Outkast made sure to get a Slick Rick feature on “Da Art of Storytellin’.” Slick Rick the Ruler weaved some of the most […]

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Chicago teenager ‘gang raped on Facebook live while dozens watched and did nothing’

A 15-year-old Chicago girl appeared to be the victim of a horrifying gang rape — by a group who streamed the attack on Facebook Live. None of the roughly 40 people who watched the video called police about the attack, investigators said. It’s the second time in months that Chicago police have investigated an apparent […]

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Florida man brings daughter to meet prostitute ‘for research’

A Florida man has been sentenced and fined after bringing his 6-year-old daughter with him to meet a prostitute “for research,” police said.  Jean Rolex Fleurine, 32, of North Miami, texted a woman to meet for sex, which he agreed to pay for. However, it was really an undercover cop, SFGate.com reported.  While texting about the appointment, […]

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19-year-old woman accused of pimping 14-year-old girl appears in court

Denise Coronado appears before Judge Nikita V. Harmon on Monday, March 20, 2017, in Houston. Coronado, 19, is charged with compelling prostitution of a minor for her alleged role in forcing a teenager into sexual slavery, according to the Harris County Distrit Attoreny’s Office.     She went by “Bones Marie” and plastered her Facebook […]

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This pimp wants to end sex trafficking

Although many visitors to Las Vegas think prostitution is legal in the city, the fact is it isn’t. The world’s oldest profession can legally be found in eight of the 16 counties in Nevada, all of which are rural. Two of those counties, Nye and Lyon, are home to various brothels, many of them owned […]

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Pimp arrested after 2-year investigation

– A two-year investigation has ended in the arrest of a man accused in a human trafficking case that involved a victim who was only 16. The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday that Durrell Bumphus, 32, was booked in the county jail on an outstanding warrant stemming from a January 2015 incident where investigators […]

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A Pimp known as ‘Prince Loyalty’ pleads guilty in prostitution case

33-year-old New Orleans man was sentenced Thursday (March 16) to 33 months, or more than two-and-a-half years, in prison for using Backpage to market women for prostitution, keeping all proceeds for himself, according to acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans’ Office. David Michael White Jr., also known as “Prince Loyalty,” previously pleaded guilty to two counts […]

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Sleeping Passenger Awakens to Exploding Headphones During Flight

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has issued a safety warning to travelers after a woman’s headphones exploded on her face during a flight, the Sydney Morning Herald reported Wednesday. The explosion of the battery-operated headphones occurred during a Feb. 19 flight from Beijing to Melbourne while the woman was asleep with music playing. Roughly two hours […]

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