With the number of cases in Sierra Leone and Liberia being underreported by a factor of 2.5, West Africa faces an even bigger crisis if immediate and drastic changes aren’t made in the response, the agency says.
No arrests have been made and no cause of death declared for Angelia Mangum and Tjhisha Monique Ball, whose bodies were found bound together in a pool of blood on the side of a road in Jacksonville, Fla.
The St. Louis County and Municipal Police Academy is offering a daylong class for police officers on how to handle the media in the event of an officer-involved shooting, using Ferguson, Mo., as a case study.
As Danièle Watts’ story of harassment at the hands of the Los Angeles Police Department continues to make the rounds, entertainment site TMZ has released some questionable photos that may throw a wrench in the actress’s account.
The portrait, the first of an African American to grace the halls of the residence, was done by renowned portraitist Simmie Knox, who is also the first black American to be commissioned for a presidential portrait.
Officer Joseph Weekly will face his second trial after a jury was unable to decide if he was guilty of involuntary manslaughter for killing Aiyana Stanley-Jones as she slept on the couch during a raid that was filmed for The First 48.