1. Accused Ashanti Stalker Demands to 'Switch Judges' Before Leaving Courtroom

    March 11, 2014 7:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 A man accused of stalking Ashanti unleashed a rant in court today (March 11), demanding that his case "switch judges" before he was hurried out of a New York courtroom. According to the New York Daily News, Devar Hurd, 35, had a court date ...

  2. Lil Wayne Sentencing Postponed for Dental Reasons

    February 09, 2010 4:29 PM EST 0 0 0 Rap star Lil Wayne has gotten a temporary reprieve from jail - for dental surgery. The Grammy Award-winning rapper's sentencing in a New York City gun case was postponed Tuesday, because he needs to finish a string of recent surgeries before he ...

  3. NYC Judge Reopens Rapper Lil Wayne's Gun Hearing

    April 23, 2009 6:26 PM EDT 0 0 0 A judge said Thursday he will reopen a hearing on whether a handgun found on Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's tour bus can be used as evidence at his illegal-weapon possession trial. Justice Charles Solomon had ruled in February the 9 mm gun c ...

  4. Judge Allows Gun As Evidence In Lil Wayne Trial

    February 24, 2009 1:56 PM EST 0 0 0 A New York City judge says a handgun found on Lil Wayne's tour bus after a 2007 concert can be used as evidence at the rapper's trial. Lil Wayne, whose real name is Dwayne Carter, has pleaded not guilty to gun possession and is free on $70 ...

  5. Shyne Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison

    June 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Jamal "Shyne" Barrow was sentenced to 10 years in prison today (June 1) in a New York court for shooting and wounding two people during a dispute between rap impresario Sean "Puffy" Combs and a Rapper Jamal "Shyne&quo ...

  6. Lawyer Admits 'Shyne' Had Gun

    March 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jamal "Shyne" Barrow, a protege and co-defendant of rap mogul Sean ''Puffy'' Combs, fired his gun inside a Times Square nightclub, Barrow's attorney told jurors in closing arguments today (March 12) i Jamal "S ...

  7. Witness: 'Shyne' Didn't Fire First

    March 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The first shots in a nightclub melee involving Sean "Puffy" Combs were not fired by Combs' co-defendant and protege Jamal "Shyne" Barrow, a witness testified today (March 5) in New York. Tabon Terrenc The first shots in a ni ...

  8. Prosecutor: 'Puffy' Broke Gag Order

    March 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A prosecutor complained today (Feb. 28) in a New York courtroom that Sean ''Puffy'' Combs violated a gag order by issuing a statement saying he would testify in his own defense on weapons charges and A prosecutor complained today ...

  9. Surprise Witness Revealed In 'Puffy' Case

    February 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A surprise witness in the case against rap mogul Sean "Puffy" Combs is in the custody of Maryland authorities and could be brought to New York to testify, a prosecutor said today (Feb. 21). The witnes A surprise witness in the case against ...

  10. Wounded Witness: Puffy Fired Gun

    February 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 One of three people shot during a nightclub melee that involved Sean "Puffy" Combs says she saw the rap impresario fire a gun just before she was wounded. But Natania Reuben, 30, testified yesterday ( One of three people shot during a nigh ...

  11. Update: Witness Says Puffy Never Carried A Gun

    January 31, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A former corrections officer who moonlighted as a bodyguard for Sean "Puffy" Combs testified today (Jan. 31) that he had never once seen the rap impresario carrying a weapon. Prosecution witness Leona Updating an earlier story posted here, ...

  12. Rapper Shyne In Custody After Car Accident

    January 23, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rapper Shyne (real name: Jamal Barrow), a co-defendant in the gun-possession and bribery trial of Sean "Puffy" Combs, was arrested Sunday night after being involved in a car accident in New York that Rapper Shyne (real name: Jamal Barrow), ...

  13. Jury Selection Starts in Puffy Trial

    January 18, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jury selection began in the gun possession and bribery trial of rapper Sean "Puffy" Combs yesterday (Jan. 17) in New York with the judge promising prospective jurors it will be an interesting case. "I Jury selection began in the gun p ...