White House Calls Police Shootings of Unarmed African-Americans a Local Matter: While the shooting of unarmed African Americans has caused worldwide racial tension, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters at the Wednesday press briefing that it needs to be handled locally. “Certainly a terrible incident. This is something that is a local matter and that’s something that we feel should be left up to the local authorities at this point in time.”
Fabulous Arrested for Domestic Violence: Rapper Fabolous has been arrested for domestic violence against the mother of his children Love & Hip Hop star Emily B. According to TMZ, the rapper turned himself in after Emily called the police and said he hit her.
City of Atlanta Cyber Hacking Continues to Cause Issues: The Atlanta officials are having to fill out forms by hand. All court proceedings of people not in police custody are delayed until the computer system functions correctly again.
DMX Sentenced to a Year in Prison For Tax Evasion: After rapper DMX evaded $1 million worth of taxes, he was ordered to serve 12 months behind bars. Despite playing his music to persuade the judge in his favor, he was still ordered to do time in prison.
Vivica Fox Set to Host Her Own Talk Show “Face the Truth”: CBS will launch a syndicated talk show in the fall called “Face the Truth” hosted by Vivica Fox. CBS TV Distribution president Paul Franklin said, “We’re excited to bring ‘Face the Truth’ to our client stations across the country this fall.”