A Texas woman charged with starving a 9-year-old boy to death 10 years ago was executed Wednesday evening. Lisa Coleman, 38, was convicted of killing Davontae Williams, the son of her domestic partner Marcella Williams.
Carolina Panthers’ defensive end Greg Hardy is the latest casualty of the NFL’s strict new policy on domestic abuse. Hardy, 28, was placed on something called the Commissioner’s exempt list, meaning he is suspended with pay until his legal problems are resolved.
Sporting goods giant Nike has dropped disgraced football player Adrian Peterson from an endorsement contract after initially standing by the accused child abuser.
After intense political and financial pressure, the Minnesota Vikings has suspended child abuser Adrian Peterson indefinitely. The Vikings reactivated Peterson on Monday after he was arrested and charged with aggravated child abuse in Houston on Friday.
Up-and-coming R&B singer August Alsina is still hospitalized at a NY area hospital after passing out and falling off stage during a concert on Monday. Alsina, 22, is in an ICU being treated for multiple seizures, according to published reports.
R&B Singer August Alsina passed out and fell into the crowd of stunned women during a performance at Irving Plaza in NYC Monday night. Video taken by a concertgoer shows Alsina’s legs going limp as he fell into the crowd. Word from Alsina’s camp is the lanky 22-year-old singer hadn’t eaten after smoking too much “Knockout” — a strong Grade A++ strain of medical marijuana.
Minnesota Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman held a press conference today to announce the team’s decision to reactivate child abuser Adrian Peterson. Spielman stressed that the team did not condone child abuse, and that Peterson — who was arrested Friday for child abuse — should be allowed due process under the law.
But he also said: “We feel strongly as an organization that this [was] disciplining a child.”