Thursday, April 17, 2008
by Liz Garrigan
on Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 3:12 PM
involved in a drive-by murder
. From Sporting News
Tyreke Evans was not charged in the case, but police complained that he did not talk to them until three weeks later—a few days before [his cousin] Jamar Evans was charged.
We realize this sort of meaningless boosterism and memorializing goes on at the state Capitol all the time, but could we please get back to congratulating Mrs. Smith's third-grade class for collecting pennies for charity? Using this public forum to honor someone who avoided by the hair of his chin being charged with accomplice to murder seems like a bad idea.
Too bad Philip Workman wasn't a star basketball player.
: The video
from this morning's session is now up. Todd's remarks come at about 18:30 or so.
Gaylord may be off the hook. This morning state Rep. Curry Todd, a Memphis Republican, made a statement on the House floor congratulating his hometown Memphis Tigers for signing Tyreke Evans to a scholarship. This would be the same Tyreke Evans who drove the SUV