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‘Sweetie Pie’ star found guilty in nephew’s shooting death

September 23, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: A customer picks up some to go food from Sweetie Pie’s owner Robbie Montgomery, center, and Montgomery’s son James Timothy Norman, right, at Sweetie Pie’s in St. Louis on Tuesday, April 19, 2011. Norman, of Jackson, Miss., was arrested Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020 in the March 14, 2016, fatal shooting of his nephew…

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Q&A: Amanda Gorman talks UN poem, future presidency, novel

September 23, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Amanda Gorman recites a poem during an event called “SDG Moment” at United Nations headquarters, Monday, Sept. 19, 2022. The event is meant to highlight the urgency and importance of the United Nations’ sustainable development goals. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) By Jonathan Landrum Jr. ASSOCIATED PRESS  LOS ANGELES — When Amanda Gorman was invited…

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R. Kelly convicted on many counts, acquitted of trial fixing

September 21, 2022

ABIVE PHOTO: Musician R. Kelly, center, leaves the Daley Center after a hearing in his child support case on May 8, 2019, in Chicago. Closing arguments are scheduled Monday, Sept. 12, 2022 for R. Kelly and two co-defendants in the R&B singer’s trial on federal charges of trial-fixing, child pornography and enticing minors for sex,…

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‘Sweetie Pie’ star found guilty in nephew’s shooting death

September 19, 2022

Photo: Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal jury on Friday convicted a former star of the St. Louis-based reality TV show “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s” of arranging the shooting death of his nephew. The jury deliberated about 17 hours over three days before reaching its verdict in the murder-for-hire case against James “Tim”…

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“Abbott Elementary” creator visits Kimmel, collects apology

September 16, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Quinta Brunson, right, winner of the Emmy for outstanding writing for a comedy series for “Abbott Elementary”, checks on Jimmy Kimmel as he lays on stage at the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, Sept. 12, 2022, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark Terrill) By Lynn Elber associated press LOS…

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Broadway theater renamed in honor of James Earl Jones

September 16, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: The name James Earl Jones appears on the newly restored Cort Theatre on Broadway in New York on Friday, Sept. 9, 2022. The theater will be renamed after James Earl Jones on Monday, becoming the second theater on the Great White Way named after a Black artist. The move comes after a wide…

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Emmy Moments: A winner’s joy — in song — lifts Emmy night

September 16, 2022

Sheryl Lee Ralph and Quinta Brunson win first Emmys for “Abbott Elementary” ABOVE PHOTO: Quinta Brunson, left, and Sheryl Lee Ralph at the 74th Emmy Awards Governors Gala on Monday, Sept. 12, 2022 at the LA Convention Center in Los Angeles. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision for the Television Academy/AP Images) By Jocelyn Noveck ASSOCIATED PRESS…

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Rapper PnB Rock fatally shot in Los Angeles restaurant

September 16, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: PnB Rock performs on Day 3 of the 2018 Firefly Music Festival at The Woodlands on Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Dover, Del. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP) ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES — Philadelphia rapper PnB Rock was fatally shot during a robbery in South Los Angeles, according to police and his representatives. The…

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Jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis dies at 87

September 15, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Recording artist and show host Ramsey Lewis warms up before a taping of the “Legends of Jazz with Ramsey Lewis,” Nov. 16, 2005, in WTTW’s studio in Chicago. Renowned jazz pianist Lewis, whose music entertained fans over a more than 60-year career that began with the Ramsey Lewis Trio and made him one…

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