The trial of the police officer who shot and killed Philando Castile last summer is set to begin later this month, and on Tuesday a judge heard motions from both sides, offering a glimpse into the strategies of both and setting the stage for what will likely be a contentious court battle.
With the advent of Facebook Live, the social media website has seen an uptick in livestreamed suicides, killings, sex crimes, abuse—the painful list goes on and on.
Two days after Mercedes Smith, 18, was found unresponsive after an apparent suicide in her dorm room at Lindsey Wilson College on April 20, her boyfriend, Markeice Brown, 17, took his own life amid accusations that Smith’s death was his fault.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson is echoing the thoughts and feelings of many by calling for an end to Facebook Live—at least temporarily. Jackson and other Chicago officials want the company to drop its live function for 30 days In the wake of the death of 74-year-old Robert Godwin, who was shot and killed by Steve Stephens on…
This Sunday on Facebook, The Root will host a live panel with Anika Noni Rose and Amandla Stenberg to discuss their upcoming movie, Everything, Everything.
A woman in Polk County, Fla., is now behind bars thanks in part to the Facebook Live video she streamed from Chuck E. Cheese’s.
A manhunt is on for Steve Stephens, the Cleveland man who allegedly posted to Facebook video of the killing of 74-year-old Robert Goodwin Sr. In manifesto videos, Stephens mentions that his motives for killing people involve his ex-girlfriend, a woman named Joy Lane, authorities say.
A 15-year-old boy wanted in connection with the gang rape of a 15-year-old girl that was broadcast on Facebook Live has turned himself in, police confirmed Monday, making him the second juvenile to be arrested in the case.
In a truly disturbing story, a 14-year-old boy has been arrested in the gang rape of a 15-year-old Chicago girl that was streamed live on Facebook. It was watched by about 40 people, none of whom reported the sexual assault to authorities.
A 15-year-old Chicago girl who allegedly suffered through being sexually assaulted on a Facebook Live broadcast is now the target of online threats, adding insult to an indescribably horrific injury.
Approximately 40 people watched the Facebook Live video reportedly showing a 15-year-old Chicago girl being sexually assaulted by five or six men or boys. However, none of those individuals reported the publicly broadcast incident, authorities said Tuesday.
So you know that Facebook Live stream in which NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown showed the innards of his Pittsburgh Steelers’ team’s locker room, where coach Mike Tomlin went off during a postgame rant?
The four suspects arrested in the alleged hate crime in Chicago that was streamed live on Facebook were charged in court Friday and ordered held without bail.
An Arkansas woman died during a Facebook Live broadcast on Wednesday, police have confirmed.
Michael Dale Vance Jr., 38, was shot and killed by an Oklahoma state trooper Sunday evening after allegedly shooting and wounding a Dewey County, Okla., officer earlier that day, Time magazine reports. Vance was wanted on multiple charges, including first-degree murder.
Donald Trump has nothing left to lose. He has offended every minority, gender and faith-based group, so at this point, there's really no one else to offend. After the release of the Trump tapes, the Republican presidential nominee knew that all of the focus during Sunday's debate with Hillary Clinton would be on his…
A man wanted for a shooting incident that killed his 15-year-old son and critically injured his ex-wife was found dead in a South Carolina motel room, North Carolina police say, according to CBS News.
Authorities are investigating the existence of a Facebook Live video that apparently captured a shooting in Norfolk, Va., Tuesday evening, the Virginian-Pilot reports.
Another black man has been fatally shot by police, this time during a traffic stop Wednesday night in Falcon Heights, Minn., WCCO reports.