OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California judge on Friday barred lawyers from publicly discussing the case of two men charged for their roles in the deaths of three dozen people at a warehouse illegally converted into an entertainment venue where a fire broke out.
Judge Trina Thompson granted a prosecutor's request to silence the defendants' lawyers outside court. The judge also barred the men from participating in jailhouse interviews with reporters or publicly commenting on the case.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Meek Mill, Busta Rhymes and Fat Joe were among the rappers who came out to celebrate DJ Khaled's birthday at an over-the-top party at the Perez Art Museum to close out Art Basel in Miami Beach.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It was a bloody day in Philadelphia: five people shot or stabbed dead. One of the shooting victims was Trina Singleton's 24-year-old son, Darryl.
In this city of 1.6 million people that tallied 269 homicides last year, Darryl's death on Sept. 13, 2016, earned him a few lines near the end of a newspaper story, his loss overshadowed by the death of a 21-year-old cousin of rap star Meek Mill.
ATLANTA (AP) — Grammy-nominated singer Kelly Price will hold a benefit concert in Atlanta for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.
Price will headline a lineup on Wednesday night including Slick Rick, Trina, 112, Pastor Troy, Donell Jones, Case, LeAndria Johnson, Raheem DeVaughn and Big Freedia.
The event will be hosted by radio personality Ed Lover and actress-model Eva Marcille.