Posts Tagged Violent crime

3 get prison in 2012 death of Pa. student, player

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Three men have been sentenced to prison in the murder of a western Pennsylvania college student and football player who died during a mugging almost two years ago.

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Rapper arrested for firearms in shooting probe

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Platinum-selling rapper Young Jeezy has been arrested on suspicion of possessing illegal firearms during an investigation into a fatal shooting at a rap concert in Silicon Valley, authorities said.

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Celebrities, civil rights leaders at Brown funeral

Director Spike Lee takes a picture of a black St. Louis Cardinals baseball cap on top of Michael Brown's casket on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, during the funeral services at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis. Michael Brown, 18, was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on Aug. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post Dispatch, Robert Cohen, Pool)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Several civil rights leaders and celebrities were among thousands of mourners who turned out for the funeral of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Missouri.

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Sheriff: 2 men dead in Magnolia shooting

MAGNOLIA, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say a Southern Arkansas University football player and another man have died in a shooting near Magnolia.

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Rap mogul Suge Knight hurt in nightclub shooting

In a Feb. 26, 2003 file photo, rap music mogul Marion "Suge' Knight walks out of the Los Angeles County jail, in Los Angeles. Knight has been injured in an early morning shooting Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at a West Hollywood nightclub but is expected to survive. Sgt. C. Tatar, watch commander at the Los Angeles County sheriff department's West Hollywood station, says the 49-year-old Knight and two others were hit at the 1OAK club around 1:30 a.m. Authorities say the club was packed at the time, and they are still seeking a suspect. The other victims were a man and a woman. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Death Row Records founder and rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight was shot and injured in a packed nightclub early Sunday, but he was expected to survive, a Los Angeles County sheriff’s sergeant said.

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