- Dear Mama: Afeni Shakur, mother of rapper Tupac Shakur, dies Updated: May-03-16 5:34 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Afeni Shakur, the former Black Panther who inspired the work of her son, rap icon Tupac Shakur, and fostered his legacy for decades after he was slain, has died of an apparent heart attack, authorities said Tuesday. She was 69.
- Judge: Jail visitation restrictions on Suge Knight are valid Updated: May-02-16 7:31 pm
LOS ANGELES - A judge rejected a motion by Marion "Suge" Knight's attorney to restore the former rap mogul's visits with family and receive mail and phone calls while he awaits trial in a murder case.
- Mother copes after her son died while she pushed his swing Updated: Apr-30-16 9:01 am
WALDORF, Maryland - Wrapped in a black coat, Romechia Simms walks through a cemetery in Southern Maryland on a cold March day, tiptoeing around headstones, making her way to the grave of her 3-year-old son.
- Rapper Tupac Shakur's stepfather denied parole Updated: Apr-21-16 4:58 pm
MINEOLA, New York - The stepfather of late rapper Tupac Shakur has been denied parole from his federal prison sentence for leading a revolutionary group responsible for the slayings of an armed guard and two New York police officers, a Justice Department spokesman told The Associated Press.