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Murder Of Detroit Stick-Up Kid Loosely Linked To 1990s Kronk Gym Narcotics Probe

The 1989 gangland revenge slaying of Sherman Christian was tangentially tied to the so-called Kronk boxing drug case of the 1990s. Christian was gunned down in a highway drive-by on the orders of Olee Robinson, who was loosely connected to the Kronk narcotics conspiracy indictment which landed in May 1994. Robinson was part of a
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GR SOURCES: Tip Out Of Suburbs Put Slain Detroit Rapper Doughboy Roc On DEA’s Radar

Federal investigators had recently-slain Detroit rapper Rodney (Doughboy Roc) Yeargin in their sights, at least partially due to a tip received following a drug raid carried out in a Southeast Michigan suburb earlier this year, according to sources. Yeargin, 29, was killed this week on Detroit’s westside, shot to death behind the wheel of his car. His murder
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Motor City Rapper’s Murder Possible Drug Hit, Doughboy Roc Took Narcotics Arrest As Recently As Six Months Ago

Recently-slain Detroit rapper Rodney (Doughboy Roc) Yeargin was convicted of narcotics trafficking last summer and per sources his murder earlier this week is being investigated by authorities for links to the local drug world. The 29-year old Yeargin, signed to rap superstar Young Jeezy’s Def Jam-backed CTE label since 2013, was found shot to death
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Detroit’s Famous Kronk Gym Destroyed By Fire, ’94 Drug Case Part Of Storied Training Ground’s Legacy

The fabled Kronk Boxing Gym, once home to dozens of world champion prize fighters and the “King of Kronk” himself, legendary trainer Emanuel Steward, burned to the ground on Detroit’s westside over the weekend, ending almost a century standing at the corner of McGraw and Junction. Located inside the basement of what was the Kronk Recreational Center, the gym and its
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