An attorney for Botham Jean—the 26-year-old innocent black man who was shot and killed inside his own home—is looking to set the record straight. Despite several stories that Jean and his attacker, Amber Guyger, knew one another, attorney S. Lee Meritt claims that the two were merely neighbors as Jean lived directly…
The lone victim killed during a peaceful counterprotest against white supremacist hate during the Charlottesville, Va., rally Saturday has been identified as Heather Heyer.
Just a few days before the Boston Celtics were to take on the Chicago Bulls, star guard Isaiah Thomas’ 22-year-old sister, Chyna Thomas, was killed in a car crash. The news was shocking. Isaiah Thomas was considered a game-time decision, and in a sports trope that has become as sadistic as it is celebrated, Thomas…
A mother and grandmother were found dead with multiple stab wounds inside their New Jersey home Monday, and a family member has been arrested and charged with murder in their deaths.
I am going to need these white men in positions of power to grow up. I'm going to need them to stop acting like teenagers whose feelings get hurt on Twitter. I'm going to need them to log off and do their jobs.
Ronald Gasser, 54, who reportedly fatally shot former NFL running back Joe McKnight during a traffic dispute in Terrytown, La., on Thursday, was arrested Monday and charged with manslaughter, USA Today reports.
Over the weekend, nine people were killed and 42 others were wounded in Chicago, the Chicago Tribune reports.
Andre Price Jr., 23, of McKeesport, Pa., was charged Thursday with two felony counts for failing to alert authorities after his partner, Christian Clark, 21, threatened to kill their toddler son before allegedly carrying out the act, the New York Daily News reports.
Kiyana McNeal, 4, of St. Joseph County, Mich., was trying to train her brand-new dog with a treat when it jumped on her and mauled her to death, the New York Daily News reports.
Jennifer Cohen, 35, was found beaten to death in a Brooklyn, N.Y., skate park around 9:10 a.m. Thursday, the New York Daily News reports. Cohen had multiple lacerations to her head.
On Wednesday a Louisiana court released body-camera footage of the fatal shooting of a 6-year-old autistic boy.
El Cajon, Calif., police say that the mentally ill African-American man who was shot and killed during a police encounter was in a "shooting stance" aiming an e-cigarette.
At the end of the 2015-2016 football season, Cam Newton could have run uncontested for president of the African Americans. Newton had just finished dominating the NFL regular season, in which he walked away with the MVP and almost dabbed his team to an undefeated season. In the Super Bowl, Superman turned back into…
A 21-year-old Essex, Md., man who was hospitalized after a fight with Baltimore County Police has died.
A former St. Louis police officer is facing first-degree murder charges in the 2011 fatal shooting of a driver authorities said was believed to have been involved in a drug deal.
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick will give $100,000 a month to 10 organizations over the next 10 months. Kaepernick added that while the organizations have not been determined, a website will be set up so that the public can track how the donations will be spent.
Tyreke Borel, 17, and Tiarah Poyau, 22, were shot and killed in the New York City borough of Brooklyn early Monday at the J'Ouvert parade, according to the New York Daily News.
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On Aug. 1, Korryn Gaines reportedly holed herself up in her Baltimore home refusing police entry. The reason the police were there in the first place is still sketchy. Initially it was reported that the 23-year-old mother was being served a warrant for a failure to appear in court, and now news has come out that…