The 2009 Soul Train Awards will take place on Nov. 3 at the Georgia World Congress Center, with actors Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson as hosts, and will broadcast on Nov. 29 on the new Centric Channel, which is the former BET J. <!--more-->
For three weeks in 2002, the "DC Sniper" terrorized the Washington DC metro area with random shootings that killed 10 people and seriously injured three. After an intense manhunt, John Allen Muhammad, 48, and a then 17-year-old Lee Boyd Malvo were arrested and later convicted of the crimes. Malvo received a life sentence. Muhammad is slated to be executed by the state of Virginia on Nov. 10, 2009.
Back in the 1990s, TLC became the top-selling girl group of all time, so they had some power. So much power, in fact, that once when the group didn't get money owed them by their record label, they held storied record executive Clive Davis at gunpoint.