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1-month-old boy dies after parents didn’t check on him for at least 6 hours, police say

  • 7:31 am Friday, May 26th, 2017 by Eric "Hollywood" Davis STAR 94.5

Naked man caught on camera stealing $25,000 swan sculpture in Florida

  • 7:08 am Friday, May 26th, 2017 by Eric "Hollywood" Davis STAR 94.5

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office took to Facebook on Thursday in an effort to help track down a $25,000 swan sculpture stolen by a naked man in Lakeland, Florida.

The man was caught on surveillance camera squeezing through a gap in the fence at Lakeland Cold Storage just before 5 a.m. Friday.

He was naked and carrying a five-gallon bucket, the video shows.

A short time later, a 2015 Ford F150 pickup truck loaded with a black and white-checked swan sculpture can be seen driving from the business.

“The truck was later recovered in Hillsborough County, sans swan,” the PCSO said on Facebook.

The naked [More]

Barry White’s Son Darryl Sues His Dad’s Estate and Widow Glodean

  • 12:55 pm Thursday, May 25th, 2017 by Eric "Hollywood" Davis STAR 94.5

Barry White’s son – “almost broke and nearly homeless,” according to TMZ – has sued his father’s estate claiming he’s being cheated out his slice of the trust.

Darryl White is suing both the estate and Barry’s widow, Glodean White, saying she promised he’d get his fair cut, but only if he promised not sue her to challenge the amount of money he was getting.

In the filing obtained by TMZ, Darryl says Glodean never let him see the will after Barry died in 2003. Instead, she insisted that he just “trust” her.

The docs also indicate that Darryl, a singer himself, agreed [More]

The Temptations to Receive ‘Male Group of the 20th Century Award

  • 7:28 am Thursday, May 25th, 2017 by Eric "Hollywood" Davis STAR 94.5

The 5th Annual Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Concert – 2017, will be held in the motor city, Detroit, Michigan on Sunday, June, 11, 2017.

This year, Motown’s legendary Temptations will be honored by the Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame by awarding them the Male Group of the 20th Century Award.

Though the Temptations were inducted into the Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame in 2013, this award is designed to honor the group’s members who contributed to The Temptation’s initial success, with special mentions going to David Ruffin, Paul Williams, Otis Williams, Eddie Kendricks, Melvin Franklin, Dennis Edwards and Elbridge “Al” Bryant.

Thanks to their finely [More]

Ben Carson Calls Poverty a ‘State of Mind,’ Igniting a Backlash

  • 7:15 am Thursday, May 25th, 2017 by Eric "Hollywood" Davis STAR 94.5

Ben Carson, the head of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, faced an intense backlash on Wednesday for calling poverty “a state of mind.”

Mr. Carson, who oversees a department that handles housing for millions of low-income Americans, made the comments during a radio interview on Tuesday with Armstrong Williams, a friend and conservative media personality. During the talk, Mr. Carson, a retired neurosurgeon, said he thought some people were poor because of their outlook on life.

“I think poverty to a large extent is also a state of mind,” he said, according to a transcript of [More]

Thousands of dollars raised for heroic homeless men rushed to aid children during Manchester bombing

  • 6:38 am Thursday, May 25th, 2017 by Eric "Hollywood" Davis STAR 94.5

Two homeless men are being called a heroes after running to help victims when a bomb went off at the Manchester Arena in England as concert goers left an Ariana Grande concert.

According the Press Association, Chris Parker, 33, regularly begs for money in the area as concert goers leave the venue. The New York Times reported that Stephen Jones, 35, was in the area since he found a space to sleep.

Parker said he was pushed off his feet when the bomb went off, but got up and ran to victims to help them.

“My gut instinct was to run back and try and help,” [More]

SNL’s Leslie Jones to Host BET Awards

  • 2:22 pm Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 by Eric "Hollywood" Davis STAR 94.5

Leslie Jones is going back to where it all started.

“BET was the first place I ever did comedy on TV, so it’s a full-circle moment of coming home where I started,” Jones, 49, tells PEOPLE. “I went out in the world and did what I needed to do and now I can come home to my people and say, ‘Yo! Look what I did!’”

Jones has experience mixing politics with comedy thanks to her three seasons on SNL, but don’t look for her to get too serious during the show.

“I am tired of everybody being sad and angry. I want people to [More]

New footage shows teacher kissing his young student on lips

  • 7:10 am Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 by Eric "Hollywood" Davis STAR 94.5

Recently obtained surveillance video shows a Florida teacher kissing a 10-year-old male student in his classroom.

Brian Kornbluth, 28, was arrested in February after the principal at Somerset Academy in Boca Raton reported the incident to police. The principal told police that he had been notified by another teacher about Kornbluth’s unusual requests to have certain students moved into his class. The principal then repositioned the camera in Kornbluth’s classroom so that it faces his desk, leading to the discovery of his inappropriate conduct.

The video, which was recently released by police, shows the February incident in which Kornbluth was alone in his classroom [More]


  • 5:29 pm Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 by Eric "Hollywood" Davis STAR 94.5

Ten-year-old Kheris Rogers has come up with the perfect response to people who make fun of her dark skin.

And profitable, to boot.

“I’ve been bullied a lot, like in the first grade, I went to school with just four other black kids,” the Los Angeles resident recently told Mic. “And kids used to bully me because they weren’t used to my skin tone. There was an incident with a teacher and we had to draw ourselves and she gave us a black crayon instead of a brown crayon, and I was really upset.”

According to BuzzFeed News, Kheris’ mom decided to transfer her [More]

Football Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy dead at 48

  • 4:25 pm Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 by Eric "Hollywood" Davis STAR 94.5

Former University of Miami All-American and a member of the 1989 national championship team Cortez Kennedy, also a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, has died at the age of 48, according to the Orlando Police Department.

No cause of death has been given to this point.

Kennedy went on to play 11 seasons with the Seattle Seahawks from 1990-2000, was named the NFL’s Defensive Player of the Year in 1992 and made eight Pro Bowls.