Rapper Chief Keef to Hold Benefit Concert for Slain Toddler

Chief Keef and Capo

Chicago rapper Chief Keef (pictured top right) plans to hold a benefit concert for a toddler who was killed by the same gunman who executed his friend, Capo, 22, a longtime member of his Glo Gang record label.

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12 Dead, 4 Injured in Attack On Magazine Office in Paris *UPDATES*

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An intense manhunt is underway in Paris, France after gunmen (pictured above) shot and killed 12 people and critically injured others in an attack on a magazine office early Wednesday. Several masked gunmen wearing armored vests rushed into the offices of Charlie Hebdo magazine and opened fire, killing 12 people and critically injuring 4 others.

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What’s Wrong With This Picture?

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New details are emerging in the tragic case of Jonylah Watkins, the 6-month-old baby who was shot while her gang banging dad supposedly changed her diaper. The infant’s wounded father, Jonathan Watkins, a street gang member who has been arrested 39 times, was released from the hospital yesterday.

Watkins stood before television cameras, portraying himself to be a distraught father who just lost his baby daughter.

But, according to loyal reader Trendsetter, who sent in the above photo, Watkins didn’t appear distraught while in the hospital, where he was seen posing for photos and throwing up the peace sign (his hospital wristband is visible on his right wrist).

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NY Post Cover Photo of Doomed Man Prompts Public Outcry

NY Post Cover Sparks Outcry

The NY Post is taking heat for publishing a cover photo of a man just moments before he is run over and killed by a subway train in New York on Monday.

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Man charged with beating 2-year-old stepson to death

Man charged with beating toddler to death

A DeKalb County stepfather is being charged with the suspected beating death of his wife’s 2-year-old son. Michael Weeks died of cardiac arrest after he was allegedly physically assaulted by 23-year-old Devon Sawyer.

The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports that Sawyer was booked into the DeKalb County Jail Monday night on murder charges.

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More details emerge in stabbing death of 2-year-old

Sasha Ray and Tyasia Jackson

13-year-old Tyasia Jackson will be tried as an adult in the stabbing death of her 2-year-old half sister. The teen made her first court appearance on Tuesday.

Sasha Ray was found in the back yard of her family’s condo by her parents who left her and her siblings in Tyasia’s care on Monday.

The toddler’s father, Shelton Ray, told Channel 2 Action News that his stepdaughter confessed to stabbing his youngest daughter in a phone call from jail around 11 p.m. Monday.

According to a report in London’s Daily Mail, Tyasia was caught with a boy inside the house while her parents were running errands.

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Murder suspect pours water on his lawyer’s head

Jerome Power pours water on his lawyer's head

Courtroom outbursts by criminals and other defendants are not unusual these days. But Monday’s outburst in a Cedar Rapids, Iowa courtroom was subdued compared to others.

Murder suspect Jerome Power concluded that he wasn’t represented adequately by his attorney after the jury left to deliberate his verdict on Monday. “You sold me out!” exclaimed Mr. Power as he gently poured a cup of water over the head of his attorney, Steve Addington.

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