administrator

167 Results / Page 3 of 19

Background

News

Rapper Black Rob, known for hit ‘Whoa!,’ dead at 52

Rapper Black Rob, known for his hit “Whoa!” and key contributions to Diddy’s dominant Bad Boy Records in the 1990s and early 2000s, has died. He was 52. Longtime friend and former labelmate Mark Curry said Black Rob died Saturday in Atlanta. Curry said he was holding the hip-hop performer’s hand at the end. He’d been hospitalized and suffered multiple health problems in recent years, and died of cardiac arrest, […]

today04/20/2021 10

News

The queen says goodbye to Philip, continues her reign alone

Queen Elizabeth sat by herself at Prince Philip’s funeral and now will embark on the next phase of her reign alone. In accordance with strict social distancing rules during the coronavirus pandemic, the monarch sat by herself Saturday, without the man who had been by her side for 73 years. The monarch’s four children and eight grandchildren sat in small groups nearby, during a stripped-back service at Windsor Castle that […]

today04/19/2021 9

News

Ocean City seeks to shush the boardwalk a little

The Town of Ocean City is considering a new noise ordinance this week to tighten up on loud music and shouting on its iconic boardwalk. The town council will take up discussion at its Monday meeting on the proposal; it limits noise from speakers, radios, or human shouting to between 60 and 75 decibels depending on the time of day and location on the boardwalk. Sixty decibels is a typical […]

today04/19/2021 10

News

Alex Smith retires after comeback from gruesome leg injury

Alex Smith is retiring from the NFL after making an improbable comeback from a broken leg. Smith announced his retirement Monday on Instagram, saying he still has plenty of snaps left him just shy of his 37th birthday but is calling it quits to enjoy time with his family. Smith earned AP Comeback Player of the Year honors for getting back on the field last season, two years removed from […]

today04/19/2021 5

News

Health officials continue to urge testing for COVID-19

There’s been a drop in demand for COVID testing. But the Delaware Emergency Management Agency said it will not be scaling back its coronavirus community testing sites. The Delaware State News reported Friday that state officials are encouraging Delawareans to keep getting tested even after they're vaccinated. Delaware averaged 4,981 tests per day during the past week. That number was more than 9,000 tests per day for a good portion […]

today04/16/2021 5

News

Police ID gunman in FedEx shooting as young male in 20s

Police in Indianapolis have identified the shooter who opened fire at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis as a young male in his 20s. Police Chief Randal Taylor also noted that a “significant” number of employees at the facility where the shooting took place Thursday night are members of the Sikh community. Taylor spoke from a hotel where family members are awaiting word on their loved ones. He says he will […]

today04/16/2021 13

News

Princes William, Harry won’t walk side-by-side at funeral

Prince William and Prince Harry won’t walk side-by-side as they follow their grandfather’s coffin into the church ahead of Prince Philip’s funeral on Saturday. That will minimize the chances of any awkward moments between the brothers, who have faced strains in their relationship since Harry’s decision to step away from royal duties last year. Buckingham Palace on Thursday released the broad outlines of the funeral program for the husband of […]

today04/16/2021 7

News

Judge: R. Kelly to be moved to NYC for sex-trafficking trial

A federal judge has given the green light to move jailed R&B singer R. Kelly to New York City to go on trial this summer after several delays. Kelly has been held in Chicago, where he’s facing a potential second trial in the fall in a seperate federal case related to a sprawling sex crimes investigation. The trial in Brooklyn federal court been delayed several times because of the pandemic. […]

today04/16/2021 16

News

J-Rod are done: Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez have split

J-Lo and A-Rod are no longer J-Rod — officially. Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez told the “Today” show Thursday in a joint statement that they are calling off their two-year engagement. “We are better as friends,” the statement says. The couple started dating in early 2017. They issued a statement in March that disputed reports they were breaking up. The couple was given the nickname “J-Rod” three years ago after […]

today04/15/2021 5

0%