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Day: December 3, 2015

'The Wire' — Inspiration for the Show Dead at 73

December 3, 2015

breaking news Melvin Williams — the Baltimore drug dealer whose life inspired the classic television show “The Wire” — died Thursday in Maryland. He was 73.  Williams was a powerful drug dealer in the ’70s and ’80s and served several years behind bars for trafficking. He was profiled for the Baltimore Sun in 1987 by […]

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'Orange Is The New Black' — Star and Creator Get Protection From Aggressive Fan

December 3, 2015

“Orange Is the New Black” creator Jenji Kohan got a violent threat from the same guy who’s made super creepy comments to Laura Prepon — now they both have court-ordered protection from him. The ‘OITNB’ star and Kohan filed separate restraining orders against William Austin III. Kohan says Austin threatened her on Instagram last week with an audio recording that said, “Get […]

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