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Former FAMU band member convicted in hazing death
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:42:06 +0000

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida A&M band member accused of being the ringleader of a brutal hazing ritual known as “Crossing Bus C” that killed a drum major was convicted Friday of manslaughter and felony hazing.

Prosecutors said


Subway robbery suspect Zachary Torrance said ‘Jared diet’ didn’t work for him
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19:58:35 +0000

theGRIO REPORT - An Alabama robbery suspect allegedly targeted several Subway restaurants because the "Jared diet" didn't work for him, according to WVTM-TV. The Hueytown Police Department released the surveillance video of Zachary Torrance...

Mother of inmate who baked to death in hot jail cell receives settlement
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:18:13 +0000

NEW YORK (AP) — The city on Friday reached a $2.25 million settlement with the mother of a mentally ill, homeless former U.S. Marine who died earlier this year in a 101-degree jail cell, the comptroller said.

Jerome Murdough, 56,


Tiny Harris slams eye color haters: ‘I don’t have low self-esteem’
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:43:11 +0000

theGRIO REPORT - Tiny Harris is breaking her silence and defending her eye color change from dark brown to ice gray....

Officers visit Mystikal’s house for sex offenders compliance check-up
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:00:37 +0000

theGRIO REPORT - Rapper Mystikal was in rare form when he answered the door in his Superman boxers during a routine sex offender compliance check...

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