Shannon Kepler (above left), a white former Oklahoma police officer, has been convicted of first-degree manslaughter in his fourth trial for the 2014 fatal shooting of his daughter’s black boyfriend
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An Oklahoma police officer was charged with first degree murder for killing his daughter’s boyfriend. Shannon Kepler killed 19 year old Jeremy Lake who was dating his 18 year old daughter Lisa Keplar. Keplar confronted Lake while he was walking down the street with his daughter. Keplar stated that Jeremy had a gun, but authorities found no weapon on the scene. After three mistrials, a jury finally convicted Keplar of murder and he was sentenced to 15 years in prison. To read more about this story click here.
A California judge ruled in favor of singer Frank Ocean in civil lawsuit against him from his father. Ocean was accused of hindering his father Calvin Cooksey of financial opportunities in film in music after stating that his Cooksey once called a transgender waitress a anti-gay slur. Cooksey sued his son for 14,5 million dollars but lost after the courts stated that he “failed to meet the necessary elements to make his defamation claim.” To read more about this story click here.
Today’s top story comes from Joshuah Bearman of GQ.com. He tells the story of Hip Hop pioneer T La Rock and how he lost memory after being attacked in 1994 in the Bronx. Suffering from transient global amnesia, T La Rock was placed inside a nursing home and struggled to find his memory. The article chronicles the journey it took to get him to not only to remember he was a legendary rapper but his name. To read more about this story click here.
Siddiqu The Personal Trainer
Training my client Dora (not the explorer) the other day and it seemed like she just couldn’t remember any exercise I demonstrated for her to do. I kept having to show her over and over again. This is common amongst people who are stressed. Overly stressed people cannot exist in the moment. The problem is that stress they take on affects the body in a way that is very unhealthy. You undoubtedly face multiple demands each day, such as shouldering a huge workload, making ends meet and taking care of your family. The problem is we never take a mental break. The long-term activation of the stress-response system can disrupt almost all your body’s processes. This puts you at increased risk of numerous health problems, including weight gain and digestive problems. Today’s society has made stress and always living on the edge (all my friends are dead- Lil Uzi) a way of life. The way to offset this according to ancient science and my client Tiffany C. is meditation. Read More
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New Music on BTN Soundcloud player comes from Atlanta artist Drako. His new single “I Deserve It” is a freestyle produced by Certified . To listen to the single go to our home page and locate the Soundcloud Player on the right side of the page. Or click the artwork above.
By: Jarrod Horton
Recently Miami Dolphins offensive line coach Chris Foerster made headlines for a video that appeared to show him doing lines of cocaine. In the video, Foerster looked and sounded like a cokehead as he said “Hey babe, I been missing you.” He then said “how about I do this before I go to a meeting,” and then proceeds to snorts lines a cocaine in a rolled up $20 dollar bill. We soon found out that the “babe” that Foerster has been missing was a Las Vegas model/stripper Kijuana Nige. Read More
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Clarks has introduced a new material of its iconic Wallabee shoe. The shoe has the same classic style, but is made out of pebbled Horween leather. The inspiration for the new design comes from football and basketball. It comes in two flavors, a orange color that resembles a basketball and a brown cola color that looks like a football. Both colors retail for about $240.00 dollars.