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  • Rapper Lil' Boosie released from Louisiana prison

    March 6, 2014 8:14 AM

    ANGOLA, La. (AP) - Rapper Lil' Boosie has been released from the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, where he had been serving an eight-year sentence on drug charges. Warden Burl Cain says the 31-year-old rapper - whose real name is Torrence Hatch - left the prison just after 7 p.m.... more »
  • Houston rapper free on bond following arrest

    December 28, 2012 4:06 AM

    MANSFIELD, La. (AP) - A Houston rapper was released on bond Thursday after spending several hours in jail on charges of speeding and having marijuana and a semiautomatic weapon. The DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Office said Thursday that Lil' Flip, whose real name is Wesley Eric Weston, was arrested Wednesday after... more »
  • N.O. rapper gets prison in firearms case

    July 19, 2012 6:44 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A New Orleans rapper who pleaded guilty to illegally possessing a firearm and conspiring to obstruct justice has been sentenced to 14 years in prison. Christopher Dorsey, known as "BG," also was sentenced Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Helen Berrigan to three years of supervised release... more »
  • Closing arguments set in rapper's murder trial

    May 11, 2012 9:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Closing arguments are set in Baton Rouge in the first-degree murder trial of rapper Torence "Lil Boosie" Hatch. The prosecution rested Thursday and the defense declined to call a witness, setting the stage for Friday's closing statements. Prosecutors contend Hatch hired Michael "Marlo Mike" Louding... more »
  • Rapper B.G. Indicted on Gun, Conspiracy Charges

    May 20, 2011 7:52 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal grand jury has indicted New Orleans rapper B.G. on gun and conspiracy charges. U.S. Attorney Jim Letten says according to Thursday's indictment, the 30-year-old rapper, whose real name is Christopher Dorsey, faces two counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm and... more »
  • JPSO Arrests Man Wanted in Rapper's Death

    November 20, 2010 9:35 PM

    GRETNA, La. (AP) - The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says a man wanted in a local rapper's death has been arrested as a fugitive from New Orleans. Sheriff's spokesman John Fortunato says 24-year-old Jason Baptiste Hamilton of Marrero was arrested Saturday after officials at West Jefferson Medical Center called to... more »
  • Rapper Juvenile pleads guilty in La. drug case

    August 13, 2010 9:55 PM

    CHALMETTE, La. (AP) - New Orleans rapper Juvenile has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge in Louisiana. The St. Bernard Parish sheriff's office says the 34-year-old, whose real name is Terius Gray, entered the plea Thursday. The rapper and an aquaintance were arrested Feb. 25. He received a... more »
  • Rapper Twelve A'Klok Killed in NOLA

    August 4, 2010 4:04 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A man fatally shot in eastern New Orleans this week has been identified as Argell White, a rapper known as "Twelve A'Klok." John Gagliano, chief investigator for the city coroner's office, tells The Times-Picayune that the 36-year-old White died early Monday after he was shot multiple... more »
  • Rapper Pleads Not Guilty to Murder Charge

    June 29, 2010 8:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge rapper Torrence "Lil Boosie" Hatch has pleaded not guilty to several charges including first-degree murder. Hatch appeared Monday before state District Judge Mike Erwin. Hatch's attorney, Marcus Allen, spoke after the hearing and said Hatch is "absolutely not guilty." Hatch is accused of... more »
  • Rapper Lil Wayne Enters Plea Deal in Arizona Case

    June 21, 2010 8:24 PM

    YUMA, Ariz. (AP) - Rapper Lil Wayne could avoid jail time in Arizona on drug and weapon charges after entering a plea agreement with Yuma County prosecutors. During a change of plea hearing Friday in which he appeared via video from a New York jail, the 27-year-old Grammy winner pleaded... more »

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