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  • Cornell Jones

    Judge tosses D.C. lawsuits brought by ex-gangster

    A federal judge this week tossed a defamation lawsuit by reformed gangster Cornell Jones, whom the D.C. attorney general has accused of misappropriating more than $300,000 from the city's HIV/AIDS program for renovations on a proposed job-training center that instead was used to open a strip club.


  • D.C. Council member David A. Catania (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

    Probe of D.C. nonprofit leads to on-air insults

    The director of a nonprofit group accused of misappropriating more than $300,000 from the District's HIV/AIDS program to renovate a strip club used derogatory and homophobic terms on his radio program to describe two openly gay members of the D.C. Council, saying efforts to hold him accountable were part of a racist agenda.


  • A stripper was hit in the face with a champagne bottle during a tussle between a patron and the entourage of rapper Lil' Wayne earlier this month at the Stadium Club. The 13,000-square-foot strip club is located in the 2100 block of Queens Chapel Road, an industrial area. (J.M. Eddins Jr./The Washington Times)

    D.C. seeks to recover nonprofit funds used to renovate strip club

    D.C. Attorney General Irvin B. Nathan filed a false claims complaint Tuesday against the nonprofit group Miracle Hands and its director, reformed gangster Cornell Jones, charging them with misappropriating more than $300,000 from the city's HIV/AIDS program for renovations on a proposed job training center in Northeast that instead was used to open a high-end strip club.



  • The Stadium Club, a strip club at 2127 Queens Chapel Road NE, is co-owned by politically connected developer Keith Forney but also has been linked to a former drug kingpin. (J.M. Eddins Jr./The Washington Times)

    D.C. strip club has ties to gangster legend

    A controversial strip club in Northeast Washington is operating with a liquor license reserved in 2007 for a blighted warehouse property owned by a convicted drug kingpin who at the time was receiving city funds to renovate the site as a job-training center for ex-offenders, records show.


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