Former Heisman Trophy winner Rashaan Salaam committed suicide, ESPN reports.
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.
San Antonio police are hunting for the gunman who fatally shot a detective Sunday while he was writing a traffic ticket. The man is described as being "extremely dangerous to the police and to the public," ABC News reports.
Tahreem Rana, 25, was found guilty of several charges, including felony murder, Wednesday, more than two years after he fatally shot Vernecia Woodard, 26, after meeting her on Craigslist, CBS reports.
Dallas Police believe that Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib may have Plaxico Burress-ed himself.
On Wednesday a Louisiana court released body-camera footage of the fatal shooting of a 6-year-old autistic boy.
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 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…
Charles Kinsey, the 47-year-old unarmed behavioral technician who was shot by North Miami police as he tried to assist his autistic patient, is suing the officer who shot him.
A Brooklyn, N.Y., father was killed after he took back his son's baseball cap from one of the teens who'd stolen it, authorities say.
Akyra Murray, 18, had just graduated from West Catholic Preparatory High School in Philadelphia. She was set to play college basketball at Mercyhurst University in Erie, Pa. On June 12, she had traveled with her family to Orlando, Fla., and gone out to Pulse nightclub to celebrate the closing of one chapter in her…
A New York City man named Donald Proudfoot is reportedly so obsessed with sneakers that he allegedly shot a man to death over a pair of Air Jordans. And police told the New York Post that this isn't the first time Proudfoot has been involved in a sneaker scuffle.
Here is what the law tells us: You have a right to protect yourself.
A Tennessee mother whose baby girl was paralyzed in a gang-related drive-by shooting was fatally shot just months before she was to testify against her daughter's alleged shooter.