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Freed inmate Cyntoia Brown marries recording artist J. Long

Aug. 12, 2019 7:40 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Cyntoia Brown, an inmate recently released on clemency after being given a life sentence at the age of 16, has married recording artist J. Long, formerly associated with the R&B group Pretty Ricky. Wes Yoder, a representative for Brown-Long, the name she now goes by, confirmed...

Cyntoia Brown released from prison after celebrity support

Aug. 7, 2019 3:13 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Cyntoia Brown, championed by celebrities as a symbol of unfair sentencing, was released early Wednesday from the Tennessee Prison for Women, where she had been serving a life sentence for killing a man who had picked her up for sex at 16. Kim Kardashian West, Rihanna, Snoop Dogg and...

Cyntoia Brown scheduled to leave prison after clemency

Aug. 6, 2019 3:15 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A woman who said she was a 16-year-old sex-trafficking victim when she killed a man in 2004 is scheduled to be released from prison this week after being granted clemency . Kim Kardashian West, Rihanna and other celebrities had lobbied for Cyntoia Brown's release, and then-Tennessee...

Cyntoia Brown, soon to be freed from prison, has book deal

Aug. 6, 2019 1:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Cyntoia Brown, whose imprisonment for murder when she was 16 inspired a public campaign for her freedom, has a book out this fall. Brown's "Free Cyntoia" will be published Oct. 15, Atria Books announced Tuesday. Granted clemency by then-Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, she was scheduled to be...

US presidential envoy sent to Sweden for A$AP Rocky's trial

Jul. 30, 2019 7:51 PM EDT

HELSINKI (AP) — American rapper A$AP Rocky pleaded not guilty to assault as his trial in Sweden opened Tuesday, a month after a street fight that landed him in jail and became a topic of U.S.-Swedish diplomacy. Rocky, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, is accused with two others of beating a 19-year-old man...

Trump takes clemency actions in several cases

Jul. 29, 2019 6:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has pardoned five men convicted of crimes including theft, fraud and drug trafficking, in addition to commuting the sentences of two others. The president commuted the sentences of Ted Suhl, who was convicted of bribery related to Medicaid fraud, and Ronen Nahmani,...

Man in A$AP Rocky case allegedly hit with bottle, kicked

Jul. 26, 2019 12:42 PM EDT

HELSINKI (AP) — The man allegedly assaulted by American rapper A$AP Rocky and two other men in Stockholm was kicked while on the ground and hit with a bottle, Swedish prosecutors said in court documents obtained Friday by The Associated Press. The 500 pages of documents also included allegations that Rocky...

Rapper A$AP Rocky charged with assault over fight in Sweden

Jul. 25, 2019 6:53 PM EDT

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Swedish prosecutor on Thursday charged rapper A$AP Rocky with assault over a fight in Stockholm last month, in a case that has drawn the attention of fellow recording artists as well as U.S. President Donald Trump. Trump responded with two sharply-worded tweets, calling on Sweden to...

Trump lashes out at Sweden after rapper A$AP Rocky charged

Jul. 25, 2019 5:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is lashing out at Sweden after a prosecutor there charged rapper A$AP Rocky with assault over a fight in Stockholm last month. Trump is reacting on Twitter, saying he is "Very disappointed in Prime Minister Stefan Löfven," whom he personally lobbied, "for being...

Correction: Sweden-Rapper story

Jul. 22, 2019 3:51 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — In a story July 20 about President Donald Trump advocating with Sweden on behalf of A$AP Rocky, The Associated Press erroneously reported the rapper's real last name. It is Mayers, not May. A corrected version of the story is below: Trump's bail offer for jailed rapper rings hollow in Sweden...