Monday, 15 April 2013 23:59
Two bombs exploded near the finish line at the Boston Marathon on Monday, leaving two people dead and dozens more wounded. A third explosion was heard just before 4 p.m., about an hour after the first two blasts, at the nearby John F. Kennedy Library. The police later said that episode may have been unrelated. The two explosions, which occurred seconds apart, created a chaotic scene, as wounded runners and bloodied spectators were helped to a nearby tent that was being used for weary runners, The Associated Press reported. Some were crying and several said they saw limbs on the ground.
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Wednesday, 20 February 2013 15:13
Although all the evidence in his case seems to point against him right now, Oscar Pistorius denies that he murdered his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on purpose last week. In an affidavit that his lawyer read in court earlier today, the Olympic sprinter told his side of the story and maintained that he shot and killed the model because he thought that she was a home intruder. "I fail to understand how I could be charged with murder," the affidavit said, "let alone premeditated murder because I had no intention to kill my girlfriend. [See & Read More]
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Monday, 18 February 2013 20:39
It's a sad day in Laker Land. Dr. Jerry Buss, the longtime owner of the Los Angeles Lakers who looked on as his team won 10 NBA championships on his watch, died earlier today at the age of 80. Although no official cause of death has been announced yet, Bob Steiner, who served as an assistant for Buss, confirmed his death. Buss had reportedly been fighting a battle against cancer recently. R.I.P. Dr. Buss. Laker Land just won't be the same without you.
Friday, 28 September 2012 16:21
With the investigation surrounding Chris Lighty's death taking all sorts of twists and turns, the private investigation funded by rapper 50 Cent seems to have eliminated any financial motive for Lighty to have taken his own life. According to Fox 5 news, the investigation into the music producer's death seems to have taken a new direction, as his heartbroken mother is now looking to file a wrongful death lawsuit against whoever may have been responsible. [Read More]
Thursday, 30 August 2012 18:27
Various sources have confirmed that pioneering hip-hop executive Chris Lighty has died. The native of the Bronx died today of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The powerhouse behind Violater Records and management guided the careers of hip-hop heavyweights like 50 Cent, Busta Rhymes and Missy Elliot. Lighty began his career working for DJ Red Alert. He became a road manager for Boogie Down Productions and managed groups like The Jungle Brothers and A Tribe Called Quest. He was given the nickname “Baby Chris” for his good looks and to distinguish himself from his older friend Chris Ali.
Friday, 20 July 2012 12:50
A gunman opened fire early Friday at a Colorado movie theater on the opening night of the latest Batman movie, killing 14 people and injuring at least 50 others, authorities said. People gather outside the Century 16 movie theatre in Aurora, Colorado, at the scene of a mass shooting early Friday morning. It apparently was the worst mass shooting in the U.S. since the 2007 mass shooting on the Virginia Tech campus, when 32 people were killed. [Read More]
Sunday, 17 June 2012 16:26
Rodney King (47) the man who was at the center of the infamous Los Angeles riots -- was found dead this morning in Rialito, California. According to our sources, King's fiancée found him dead at the bottom of a pool. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ they responded to a call at 5:25AM. We're told they physically removed King from the pool and attempted CPR. Our sources say he was pronounced dead at 6:11AM. Law enforcement sources say Rialto Police Department will open a drowning investigation, but so far there are no signs of foul play. [See & Read More]
Wednesday, 02 May 2012 18:40
Tuesday, 01 May 2012 13:32
Today on The Blueprint we celebrate the life of singing sensation Marvin Gaye. Delve into the Prince of Motown's violent childhood to uncover the root of Marvin's strained relationship with his strict father and to understand his struggle with drugs. This compelling documentary series unlocks the hidden secrets, psychological flaws and events that result in the tragic deaths of famed notorious and the iconic.
On his last day alive soul superstar Marvin Gaye is depressed and paranoid. He's abandoned his latest tour and is holed up at his parents' house in Los Angeles, California. His excessive drug use escalates and with it, the tension in the home. Soon, his lifelong power struggle with his father explodes in a violent climax as Marvin provokes his father into shooting him twice.
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Wednesday, 18 April 2012 22:21
He brought pop music into the public consciousness on American Bandstand and we invited him into our homes every December to ring in the New Year, but now legendary TV personality, Dick Clark, has passed away at the age of 82, according to ABC News. In a statement, Clark's agent, Paul Shefrin, said the entertainer died this morning following a "massive heart attack." Clark first came to national prominence as the host of American Bandstand—a show that highlighted pop music from around the country and even featured live performances from the artists themselves. [Read More]