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NBC Southern California - The gutting of Men's Central Jail cells to be replaced with inmate classrooms is one element of a dramatic re-envisioning of the Los Angeles County jail system as proposed by Sheriff Lee Baca.
NBC New York - A Long Island middle school principal was arrested for allegedly forcing a 16-year-old boy he met on a social networking site to engage in sexual acts with him at his home, police said.
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — President Barack Obama is picking Florida, Indiana, Louisville, Ohio State to reach the Final Four...
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — An Atlanta man has pleaded not guilty to charges in the boating collision death of music star Usher's 11-year-old stepson.
NEW YORK (AP) - The former voice of the 'Sesame Street' character Elmo is being sued by a man who claims the entertainer lured him into drug-fueled sex when he was 16...
NEW YORK (AP) — A 24-year-old nonprofit worker wept on the witness stand Tuesday as he described an unnerving episode of being handcuffed near his home while an officer took his keys and went inside his building.
theGRIO REPORT - After Beyoncé released her new track “Bow Down / I Been On” Sunday night, Cole took to Twitter the following day to broadcast her dislike for the song...
LONDON (AP) - Prosecutors said Monday two men accused of plotting to rob and kill soul singer Joss Stone planned to decapitate her, then dump her body in a river...
CHICAGO - Singer R. Kelly's foreclosed Olympia Fields home sold for a relative pittance on Monday. The home was sold for $950,000 at a Cook County auction at the Daley Center...
VIDEO - Lowell Burton Jr. is a singer, a supporter and an older brother who is using his talent to raise money for his ailing sister.
NBC NEWS - Tiger Woods has recently confirmed that he is dating professional ski racer Lindsey Vonn...
theGRIO REPORT - She's known for accomplishing great things, many of which have leveraged Oprah Winfrey to top Forbes’ list of most influential celebrities...
theGRIO REPORT - Ellen DeGeneres recently named 18-year-old Alexis Harris as a fellow CoverGirl...
theGRIO REPORT - Taking the music world by surprise, Beyonce stirred up social media frenzy after releasing her latest track “Bow Down/I Been On” on her website Sunday night.
CHICAGO - The family of slain teen Hadiya Pendleton has reportedly been invited to another White House function by First Lady Michelle Obama.
theGRIO REPORT - The controversial death surrounding 16-year-old Kimani Gray has sparked a fourth day of protests in Brooklyn and theGrio headed out to East Flatbush to record the community’s sentiments.
VIDEO - Most kids can’t even spell 'quinoa,' let alone cook it; but most kids aren’t 12-year-old Haile Thomas. The Tucson, Ariz., native blew TODAY away Tuesday morning with her absolutely delicious black bean and corn quinoa salad with garlic shrimp and avocado...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is pushing back against the notion that she and President Barack Obama don't socialize enough in Washington...
NEW YORK - Nearly four dozen people were arrested as scores of demonstrators gathered in Brooklyn for a third consecutive day to protest the NYPD department following the police-involved shooting of a 16-year-old boy over the weekend, authorities said...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is offering warm wishes to newly elected Pope Francis.