Jerry Smith

Warrants show that a  Wake County man has been  charged with attempted murder after deputies said he tried to shoot his girlfriend in the face with a rifle and tried to drown her in a tub.  24-year-old Christopher Ryan Griggs was arrested at about 11 p.m. April 5 and charged with the following charges, felony […]

Monday a Wake Forest man who allegedly gunned down three of his neighbors in their Wake Forest home three years ago was convicted. With the conviction he could face the death penalty.  The jurors deliberated for nearly  four hours over two days before deciding that  Jon Frederick Sander was guilty of three counts of first-degree […]

Wade Smith the attorney for North Carolina women’s basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell is denying a report that she made racist comments to players and forced some to play while hurt. The attorney added that there’s “not a racist bone” in his client’s body. Smith blasted a Washington Post story published Thursday detailing allegations against Hatchell, […]

Beyoncé announced this week that she is partnering with Adidas to develop and produce new footwear and apparel. They will also team up to relaunch her athleisure brand Ivy Park.  Beyoncé  said, “this is the partnership of a lifetime for me,” adidas has had tremendous success in pushing creative boundaries. We share a philosophy that […]

It has been reported that this summer the city of Atlanta will bring back the once famous Freaknik street party. The new edition of the event will be a family friendly event.  The annual spring break themed event was a huge gathering in Atlanta that grew in numbers from the early 80’s to the late […]

Rihanna’s cosmetics brand says it pulled “Geisha Chic,” a planned makeup product after it was criticized as an appropriation of Asian culture. “Geisha Chic,” was advertised as one of Fenty’s new “Killawatt” highlighters and is described as shimmery products that can be used to draw attention to certain facial features. Several Instagram users expressed their […]

Former Mississippi Gulf Coast police officer Cassie Barker is headed to prison for the death of her 3-year-old daughter. Baker left in her child in her officer’s patrol car while she had sex with a police supervisor.  CBS Biloxi, Miss. affiliate WLOX-TV reports that Barker the ex-Long Beach, Miss. police officer was sentenced Monday to 20 […]

In an interview promoting her new book “Ladies Who Punch:The Explosive Inside Story of ‘The View” Sherri Shepherd talks about her experience on “The View .” During the interview she told Entertainment Tonight she’s thankful for her nearly nine years on the show, but it wasn’t all positive. 51-year-old Shepherd said, “I cried for three […]

Kim English was a legendary House singer from Chicago. English passed away at the age of 48. The cause of her death has not been made public at this time. The singer’s passing was announced in a Facebook post from her label, Nervous Record NYC. The star started her career as a gospel singer and […]

According to a statement the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has asked for an external review of the women’s basketball program after,  “issues raised by student-athletes and others.” The university statement said Charlotte-based Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein has been hired by UNC to “assess the culture of the women’s basketball program and […]