via FirstLadyB: Former RHOA star, Phaedra Parks has finally spoken out on ex husband, Apollo Nida going back to jail. Apollo went to jail back in 2014 for fraud and identity theft. He was released from prison in June and moved into a halfway house, where he was expected to stay until the middle of October. But, after […]

via CNN: Actor Bill Cosby wants to be released on bail while he appeals his conviction for aggravated indecent assault, and his lawyers say in a motion filed Wednesday that his trial judge “trampled” on his rights. Attorneys for Cosby, who’s serving three to 10 years in a state prison for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand […]

via news5: The man once known as “America’s Dad” now has a new moniker: Inmate No. NN7687. Bill Cosby, sentenced to 3 to 10 years in prison, arrived Tuesday night to Pennsylvania’s State Correctional Institute at Phoenix. The prison in Collegeville is about 30 miles northwest of Philadelphia and not far from the Montgomery County […]

via FirstLadyB: Kirk Franklin shared that his sister has been sentenced to 30 years in prison, wonders if it was more he could’ve done to help. In an Instagram post that he captioned “Rough Week” the Gospel superstar shared the heartbreaking news. Franklin didn’t share why his sister was given such a lengthy sentence, but back in […]

via eurweb: rapper Meek Mill is no longer behind bars. On Tuesday afternoon, he was released from the Chester State Correctional Institution and was taken by helicopter to Philly and then transferred to an SUV/limo for the rest of his destination. Hmm, could be he going straight to the 76er’s playoff game against Miami tonight? It all […]

via Wkyc: A Cuyahoga County judge will no longer force defendants to choose between going to the polls or going to jail. Common Pleas Judge Cassandra Collier-Williams had been placing the unusual probation requirement on most defendants since about 2015. Shortly after she began requiring defendants to register and vote, the ACLU of Ohio wrote […]

GETTY IMAGES: Money kept them in. Black love got them out.” — Pat Hussain, Co-founder of Southerners on New Ground The week before Mother’s day organizations in Oakland, Los Angeles, St. Petersburg, Montgomery, Memphis, Minneapolis, Durham, Atlanta and beyond will bail out as many mothers as possible who otherwise would spend Mother’s Day in a cell […]

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) – A state judge sentenced Dylann Roof on 13 state counts in the June 2015 Charleston church shooting Monday afternoon. Dylann Roof, 23, was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole on each of nine murder counts, each term to be served consecutively; and a consecutive 30-year prison term on each of three […]

getty images: Prisoner 1027820 is treated in many ways like any other inmate at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Nevada: He gets the same standard issue blue uniform. He shares a bunk, toilet and sink with a cellmate. He rises around 6:30 a.m., eats an early breakfast — he likes cold cereal, with a muffin […]

Former “Scandal” actor Columbus Short has been sentenced to a month in jail for violating probation stemming from a 2014 assault case. The embattled actor was also ordered by a judge Wednesday to spend six months in a live-in drug treatment program following a series of legal dramas that would be fitting plot lines for the Shondaland drama. Short’s latest […]

Suspect Kyle Johnson is now being held on a $500,000 bond at the Erie County Jail. Johnson, 25, of Cleveland faces more than 10 charges of kidnapping,/abduction, felonious assault and arson. Johnson was caught after breaking into a home about 11 a.m. in the 300 block of Crescent Drive in Erie, Pa. Tuesday morning. Oakwood […]

While video cameras captured the controversial arrest and Grays' compliance, what they didn't capture was what happened in the vehicle after officers pulled off.