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Mystikal All Smiles for Rape Case Surrender ... 'Pray for Me'

8/22/2017 12:45 PM PDT

Mystikal was chatty and nonchalant as cameras followed him into a sheriff's station to turn himself in on a rape charge.

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As we reported ... the rapper turned himself in Monday to the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Department where he was booked for 1 count of first degree rape.

Check it out ... judging from his casual demeanor, Mystikal makes it seem as if this is all just one gigantic misunderstanding. He had been wanted by cops but they were unable to track him down until now. He's being held on a $2 million bond.

Another man was also charged in connection to the crime. A woman is wanted for accessory to rape but she says it's all bogus.

Boston 'Free Speech Rally' Thousands of Protesters Take Over ... Sans Violence

8/19/2017 10:34 AM PDT

The "Free Speech Rally" in Boston Saturday has turned into a massive demonstration by counterprotesters -- thousands and thousands of them -- condemning the alt-right, white nationalists, racists, fascists and neo-nazis.

Exactly one week after the Charlottesville attack, a rally by conservative activists -- who attempted to distance themselves from white nationalists -- has been dwarfed by a diverse group of counterprotesters who believe the "free speech" rally is a guise for hate speech.

As of Saturday afternoon, there have been no reports of major violence as the rally at the Boston Common has been surrounded by thousands holding signs and chanting messages of anti-racism.

As we reported ... James Alex Fields Jr. plowed his car into a group of counterprotesters last Saturday in Charlottesville after a day filled with violence. He was charged with second-degree murder.

Meek Mill I'm No Criminal ... And I'm an Excellent Driver

8/18/2017 1:28 PM PDT

Meek Mill had a long night in NYC, but wants everyone to know he's a hard-working family man who didn't do anything wrong ... and he's a good driver to boot.

Meek spoke briefly Friday as he left the courthouse, shortly after he won a huge legal victory that could keep him out of jail ... according to his lawyer who was by his side.

As we reported ... the rapper was popped for poppin' wheelies in front of cops while shooting a music vid in Harlem. He was initially looking at felony charges, but skated by with 2 misdemeanors for reckless endangerment and reckless driving.

Trey Songz Pleads Guilty in Stage Freak-out Case ... Gets Probation

8/18/2017 8:53 AM PDT

Trey Songz got off pretty light after going crazy and tearing up a stage at his show in Detroit ... injuring a cop in the process.

The singer pled guilty to 2 misdemeanor charges of disturbing the peace for destroying gear and throwing debris when his set was cut off at Joe Louis Arena in December. Charges of aggravated assault and resisting and obstructing a police officer were dismissed as part of his plea ... according to Wayne County prosecutors.

Trey was sentenced to 18 months probation, and has to go to anger management classes and submit to drug tests. He also has to pay restitution.

Gotta wonder, though ... does he still think it was worth it?

Tiger Woods Traces of Weed In System ... During DUI Arrest

8/14/2017 3:58 PM PDT
Breaking News

Tiger Woods had 5 different drugs in his system at the time of his DUI arrest -- including painkillers and THC, the main chemical compound in marijuana. 

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office released the toxicology report from the May 29 arrest -- in which Tiger was whacked out of his mind when officers found his car on the side of the road. 

The report shows Tiger tested positive for Hydrocodone (painkiller, generic form of Vicodin), Hydromorphone (powerful painkiller known as Dilaudid), Alprazolam (aka Xanax), Zolpidem (sleeping pill also known as Ambien) and THC. 

Woods had chalked up the arrest to an unexpected reaction to prescription medication -- "I didn't realize the mix of medications affected me so strongly."

He never mentioned weed. 

Woods announced he was getting treatment after the arrest and later struck a deal with prosecutors to enter a DUI diversion program

The program essentially means Woods gets 12 months probation and he's required to complete DUI education classes.

Charlottesville Suspect Driver Charged with Murder Mug Shot Released

8/12/2017 6:01 PM PDT
Breaking News

5:22 PM PT -- An Army spokesperson tells TMZ ... James Alex Fields Jr. was enlisted in the Army in 2015, and reported to basic military training in August of that year. He was released from active duty 4 months  later due to a failure to meet training standards.The alleged driver of the car that plowed into a group of counterprotesters in Charlottesville has been charged with one count of second-degree murder ... TMZ has learned.

The suspect's been identified as James Alex Fields Jr., a 20-year-old Ohio man. He's facing the second-degree murder charge, along with three counts of malicious wounding and one count of failing to stop at an accident that resulted in death ... according to the superintendent of the Albemarle Regional Jail.

In disturbing video of the crash ... the suspect Fields appears to deliberately drive his Dodge Challenger into a group of counterprotesters walking down the street, then floors it in reverse in an attempt to flee. He was captured shortly after.

As we reported ... a 32-year-old woman was killed in the incident. The city's police chief said at least 35 people were injured during Saturday's violence between white nationalist rallygoers and counterprotesters. 

Lucky Whitehead Impersonator Suspect Revealed ... Warrant Issued

8/9/2017 11:08 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Here he is ... the man cops say impersonated NFL wide receiver, Lucky Whitehead, during a shoplifting arrest back in June. Can you see the resemblance? 

Neither can we. 

Cops are now on the hunt for Deyvon Newman -- who allegedly stole $40 worth of stuff from a convenient store in Virginia on June 22. When police arrived, the man had no I.D. card but claimed to be Whitehead. He gave cops Lucky's date of birth and social security number. 

Cops pulled up Whitehead's DMV photo and decided they had the right guy -- despite the fact Newman has tattoos on his neck and face ... and the real Lucky does not. 

Also, they don't look alike!! 

We're told a warrant has been issued for Newman's arrest -- and Paul Ebert from Prince William Commonwealth's Attorney's Office says he'll be charged with larceny, giving false info to a cop and identity theft once he's been caught. 

As for the REAL Lucky Whitehead -- he was cut by the Dallas Cowboys after cops mistakenly said Whitehead had been arrested. He was eventually signed by the NY Jets and is fighting for a job at training camp. 

He still does not have a tattoo on his face. 

Plies Cops Plea in DUI 'Home Alone' Case

8/9/2017 7:19 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Plies won't have a DUI on his record -- the charge was reduced to reckless driving after he copped a plea.

The rapper was pulled over in January after Tampa cops caught him driving the wrong way down a one-way street. He refused to take a breath, urine or blood test, so his driver's license gets automatically yanked for a full year.

Under the plea deal, he'll also pay a $500 fine. No penalty though for wearing the "Home Alone" shirt during his arrest.

Tom Wopat I Need to Get Sober

8/8/2017 10:07 AM PDT
Breaking News

Tom Wopat is admitting he has a substance abuse problem on the heels of his arrest for indecent assault and cocaine possession.

The former "Dukes of Hazzard" star's rep released a statement, saying he's "taking personal time to address his ongoing struggle with substance abuse. While death and illness in the family, combined with the intensity of his recent schedule, certainly contributed to his misstep, Tom definitely understands that sobriety is the sole course for a successful future."

Wopat pled not guilty to the felony assault charge last week. TMZ broke the story ... he's accused of groping a woman's butt and putting his finger in between her butt cheeks. The alleged assault happened on the set of a stage production of "42nd Street" ... in which Tom was supposed to star.

His rep said Tom hopes his "good name will be restored" once an investigation is completed.

Playboi Carti No Charges For Alleged Assault on GF

8/6/2017 12:10 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Playboi Carti will NOT face domestic battery charges stemming from an alleged assault on his GF.

TMZ has learned the L.A. City Attorney will not file charges but instead hold an informal hearing with the rapper and his GF to discuss how best to avoid what went down back in July at LAX.

We broke the story ... Cops said Playboi and his GF got into a heated argument before he admittedly grabbed her by her backpack and yanked her out of the terminal.

The hearing could end with a stern warning, or an order for one or both to enter a counseling program on ways to manage conflict. What's clear is this -- he won't faces charges. 

We're told charges could still be filed if he screws up within the year of the incident.

NFL's Adrien Robinson Arrested with 25 Pounds of Weed ... Cops Say

8/4/2017 9:41 AM PDT
Breaking News

Former NY Giants TE Adrien Robinson was arrested ridin' with 25 POUNDS of pot on Monday ... according to cops in Pennsylvania.

The 28-year-old former 4th round pick was pulled over around 10:30 PM in Union County, PA ... when police say they noticed A.R. acting suspiciously.

Cops searched his '16 Chevy Impala -- and tell us they found almost 25 pounds of weed in his car. 

Robinson was arrested and taken to Union County Prison, where he was charged with felony possession with intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia -- a misdemeanor.

Robinson spent a few hours in jail before posting bail ... and being released.

A.R. -- who the Giants GM once deemed the "JPP of tight ends" for his raw talent and ability -- caught only 5 passes for 50 yards in his NFL career.

He is due back in court on August 8.

'SYTYCD' Winner Sentenced to 1 Year Behind Bars ... for Attacking GF

8/3/2017 4:37 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Joshua Allen -- the Season 4 winner of "So You Think You Can Dance" -- was sentenced to 1 year behind bars for attacking his girlfriend ... TMZ has learned.

Allen pled no contest Thursday to felony domestic violence and felony assault with a deadly weapon. He was then taken directly to jail. Allen wept in court after he was sentenced.

He also got 5 years probation and was ordered to complete 52 weeks of domestic violence classes. He can't go near the victim for a decade.

TMZ broke the story ... Allen went after his gf back in June and chased her into a coffee shop. When a woman tried stepping in, Allen allegedly threw a glass vase at her and trashed the shop before bystanders took him down.

The Kidd Creole Rap Legend Charged with Murder

8/2/2017 6:04 PM PDT
Exclusive Details

The Kidd Creole -- a rap pioneer from Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five -- has been arrested and charged for the stabbing death of a homeless man.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... the rapper used a small knife to stab the man 2 times in the chest and once in the head Tuesday night in Midtown. The man allegedly called Kidd Creole a gay slur.

The homeless man -- identified as 55-year-old John Jolly -- died at Bellevue Hospital.

Cops say the 57-year-old rapper was taken into custody Wednesday. They used surveillance footage to identify Creole, and believe his motive was an angry reaction to the gay slur.

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