KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Police Monday morning found a Glock 9mm pistol hidden in a garbage bin in Olympic Gardens, Kingston 11.
The Olympic Gardens Police report that about 11:45 am, lawmen acting on information conducted an operation in the area. A garbage bin was searched during the operation and the weapon was found inside ...more »
CHICAGO, USA (AP) — Cleotha Staples, the eldest sibling in the highly influential gospel group The Staples Singers, has died. She was 78.
Staples family friend and music publicist Bill Carpenter says Staples died Thursday at her Chicago home after suffering from Alzheimer's disease for the last decade.
The Staples Singers began as a way for Roebuck 'Pops' Staples to entertain his family, which included five children -- Cleotha, known as Cleedi, Pervis, Yvonne, Mavis and Cynthia. He taught the children gospel songs and accompanied them on his guitar. Two decades later they became unlikely hit makers for the Stax label.
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