Archive for Crime

Kanye West’s Love is not Locked Down

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 23, 2009 by Otto


AP — A court commissioner on Friday dismissed criminal charges against Kanye West and his road manager stemming from their scuffle with photographers last year.

Misdemeanor charges were filed after West and his manager were arrested on Sept. 11, 2008, after an altercation with two photographers at Los Angeles International Airport. The struggle was recorded and broadcast by celebrity Web site TMZ.

This is actually bad news for Kanye. The only chance he had at rebuilding his career, was a jail stint to increase his street cred. Sure it is hard to act gangster with a Louis Vuitton backpack on, but it was his only hope.

Here is an AP report on the incident. Notice they subtly use the Love Lockdown pun as well.

Aimee Louise Sword Raped Son She Gave Up For Adoption, allegedly

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , on September 13, 2009 by Otto



Police have accused Aimee Louise Sword of searching out the son she gave up for adoption a decade ago and raping him. She has been arraigned on three charges of criminal sexual misconduct. It’s unclear whether the boy, a minor, knew she was his biological mother. Sword insists she is innocent.

The case has shocked authorities, and mental health experts say this is the worst-case scenario for the boy.