The Detroit News

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  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    ​Lil Wayne Settles His $5.6 Million IRS Tax Debt

    ​Just 144 days after Lil Wayne wrapped up his eight-month stay on Rikers Island, bounced out the clink, and fled back to his Miami Beach mansion, the taxman came calling with an enormous bill from Uncle Sam. As reported by Riptide (via Detroit News) in April, the Young Money Maniac slipped up on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    Lil Wayne Owes the IRS $5.6 Million

    ​It seemed Lil Wayne's big legal problems were over when he got out of the clink late last year, but the federal government still has beef with President Carter. The rapper owes about $5.6 million to the Internal Revenue Service, and a lien in that amount was filed against his Miami mansion in Mia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Miami Heat Bought Tim Hardaway's Home To Keep Him Out of Tax Trouble

    ​Former Miami Heat star Tim Hardaway made close to $50 million during his NBA career, but apparently that wasn't enough to keep him out of tax troubles. After a lien was placed on his house by the IRS for a $120,000 tax debt, the Miami Heat bought the mansion, according to the Detroit News. Meanwh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2011

    Which Rock Star May Be Caught Up With a Bust of a Miami-Based Prostitution Ring?

    ​Miami-resident Gregory Carr and his ex-wife Laurie ran what investigators believe to be one to be one of the biggest high-class prostitution rings in the country. Doing business under the name "Miami Companions," the Carrs reportedly sent prostitutes and porn stars across the country and charged ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2010

    Trick Daddy Owes $150K to IRS, Had His Home Foreclosed On

    ​Trick Daddy may have a gift for capturing the soul of Miami streets in his lyrics, but apparently doesn't have much of a knack for keeping track of his finances. The Detroit News reports that Trick, real names Maurice Young, has had more than $157,000 in tax liens placed against him by the IRS, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2008

    Ted Nugent Has a Message for High School Graduates

    Either go to college or you'll end up like this deer. No pressure. Michigan based rocker Ted Nugent has sharp a message for high school graduates this year. The highly vocal 59-year-old conservative recently penned an Op-Ed piece in the Detroit News that he wants to circulate throughout the country ... More >>

  • News

    November 28, 1996

    Downsize This!

    Michael Moore says Borders bookstore hates him because he's a pro-union gadfly. They say he's blowing everything out of proportion.

  • News

    April 4, 1996

    Union Mad

    Dave Lawrence really wants you to know what he thinks of those fiendish Detroit newspaper strikers