Beanie Sigel Reacts To Jail Sentence – Beanie’s rep has spoke on his recent jail sentence after he pleaded guilty to narcotics possession. The rapper was sentenced to 6 to 23 months in jail and the rep actually said this is a good thing. Beanie beat a gun charge which was found in the car he was in when he was caught with the drugs. This sentence will be served with his federal sentence of 2 years for tax evasion. They are expecting an early release. Beans could be home before his birthday next year, he’s in good health, and he will finally be clear to focus on his career.
Dennis Rodman Wants To Meet The Pope – After meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jung Un- the next person on Dennis Rodman’s list of people to meet to promote peace is the pope. Yesterday he was on his way to Rome in the hopes of meeting the pope if the cardinals had elected him. He said, ““I want to be anywhere in the world that I’m needed. I want to spread a message of peace and love throughout the world.”
Man Crashes Wedding, Naked – A Bucks County man crashed a wedding- in the nude! The wedding was taking place at a Doubletree Hotel and 20 year old James Dengel is accused of showing up to the wedding- uninvited- and pressing his genitals and butt up against the glass windows. He has been charged with indecent exposure.
Ban On Soda Reniged! – A New York State judge stuck down the Bloomberg administration’s proposed ban on large, sugary drinks. The judge ruled that the limits would be “arbitrary and capricious” because they would apply unequally to some establishments and to different kinds of sugary beverages. Previous studies make a direct link between sugary drinks and added weight, showing that removing such beverages slows weight gain in heavy teens and reduces the odds of obesity in other children.
8 Year Old Marries A 61 Year Old – An 8 year old boy and a married mother of 5, 61 year old woman have tied the knot in South Africa. The boy apparently said that his dead ancestors told him to marry the woman so in order not to disappoint them he did. The little boy says he is happy and that this is what he wanted. His mother is okay with the union because the “ancestors are happy”. The newlyweds had the whole nine yards- wedding rings, 100+ guests and even a kiss!
First Day Of Voting And Still No Pope – At the end of yesterday, black smoke poured out of the chimney of the Sistine chapel indicating that the cardinals had not come to a decision in naming a new pope after the first day of voting. The leading candidates are Cardinal Angelo Scola and Cardinal Odilo Scherer. The cardinals have returned to the vatican hotel and will resume voting this morning.
Aurora Massacre Shooter Judge Enters Not Guilty Plea – James Holmes- the man who entered a movie theater during a showing of the Dark Knight and opened fire- claimed he was not ready to enter a plea before the judge’s deadline on Tuesday. The judge was not going to accept that and entered a ‘not guilty’ plea for him. He’s being charged with 24 counts of 1st degree murder and 116 counts of attempted murder. He’ll be able to change his plea at a later date if he chooses.
6 Month Old Dies After Being Shot While Getting Diaper Changed – 6 month old Johnylah Watkins has died after she was shot multiple times. Her father was changed her diaper outside of a home on the South Side when a gunman opened fire on them.
Principal Charged With Possessing Kiddie Porn – A 42 year old former Delaware County middle school principle, has been charged with possessing child porn. He was in possession of 2 flash drives, 48 CDs and DVDs with the inappropriate material. The images included “children engaging in sexually explicit conduct.” His defense is that he was a victim of child sex-abuse and is dealing with the after-effects- there’s no evidence that he every had any inappropriate relations with the children he principled. He is facing up to 10 years in prison.