Posts Tagged: today

R Kelly

R Kelly to be Sentenced Today

Today is the day that R Kelly will be sentenced for sexually abusing women and young girls.  Prosecutors want 25 years, and this is just the New York case.  His lawyers say he should only face 17 years maximum sentencing under federal sentencing guidelines…

Brittany Griner

Brittney Griner Due In Russian Court

American basketball star Brittney Griner is due in court today for a preliminary hearing before her trial. Griner was arrested at a Moscow airport more than four months ago for cannabis possession. The Phoenix Mercury star could face ten years in prison if convicted on charges of large-scale transportation of drugs. Fewer than one-percent of… Read more »


Today Is Juneteenth – Here’s What You Need To Know

Today is Juneteenth, which will be observed for just the second time as a federal holiday. But while Juneteenth celebrations date back more than 150 years, many people are still unfamiliar with its history and traditions. What is Juneteenth? Juneteenth marks the end of slavery in the United States – considered to be June 19th,… Read more »