DETROIT, MI -- Theodore Wafer, 55, of Dearborn Heights will learn his fate Wednesday when he is sentenced on a conviction of second-degree murder and felonious use of a firearm.
Wafer has been jailed since a jury unanimously convicted him Aug. 7 f ...
Posted Sunday, August 31st 2014 at 10:09PM
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Funeral services were held Saturday morning for Ezell Ford, the man who was fatally shot during a police encounter in South Los Angeles nearly three weeks ago.
Large crowds attended the services for Ford, which got under ...
Posted Sunday, August 31st 2014 at 10:04PM
Rob Neufeld, Visiting Our Past 6:50 p.m. EDT August 17, 2014
Every day we see and feel the beauty of the world and of humanity. But history sometimes shows us how wrong things can go, and we wonder why we are vulnerable to such aberrations.
Posted Sunday, August 31st 2014 at 5:47PM
NEW YORK--It has been exactly one year since the U.S. Department of Justice promised to launch an investigation into the death of Ramarley Graham, an unarmed Bronx teen who was gunned down in his grandmother’s bathroom in February 2012 by NYPD Office ...
Posted Sunday, August 31st 2014 at 5:14PM
AvaLynn, in photos taken by her mother after she was called to pick her child up at school following a reported playground incident. (Courtesy of the mother)
PASCAGOULA, Mississippi-- Many people are asking questions about what happened to litt ...
Posted Saturday, August 30th 2014 at 8:30PM
Cell phone footage of Minneapolis police tasing and arresting a Black man, Chris Lollie, for sitting in a skyway in January has gone viral on YouTube.
The clip shows Lollie walking with an inquiring officer in Downtown St. Paul’s First Nationa ...
Posted Friday, August 29th 2014 at 10:19PM
From The New Orleans Tribune
August 28, 2014
In what was supposed to be the first year of full implementation, legal wrangling and fighting in Baton Rouge between the governor, state education superintendent and the BESE Board over the Common Cor ...
Posted Friday, August 29th 2014 at 5:48PM
Police are scratching their heads trying to work out who donated a human skull to a thrift store in Austin, Texas.
Homicide Detective Derek Israel said Wednesday that foul play is not suspected and that he just wants to know how the adult skull ca ...
Posted Friday, August 29th 2014 at 11:13AM
In a very interesting and surprising revelation by Buzzsaw, who poses the question, was James Brown murdered? The question lies in why there was no autopsy done on the late Godfather of Soul and the connection between his manager, who was by the ...
Posted Friday, August 29th 2014 at 10:56AM
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Thieves have struck the apartment complex where Rosa Parks lived when she made history by refusing to give up her seat to a white person on a city bus in Montgomery, Alabama, police said Tuesday.
Detectives are seeking suspects ...
Posted Thursday, August 28th 2014 at 11:45AM
BATON ROUGE--The ACLU of Louisiana has come to the defense of a Rastafarian boy who has been suspended from school and forbidden to return until he cuts his dreadlocks.
The boy was sent home from South Plaquemines High School when classes resumed ...
Posted Wednesday, August 27th 2014 at 11:58AM
FEMA is now going door to door in Detroit. The interesting thing about this was that Homeland Security was in Detroit, before the floods happened and were peering into people’s windows. Now they are coming door to door, what are they looking for ...
Posted Wednesday, August 27th 2014 at 11:39AM
August 26, 2014
Michael Brown is dead. Eighteen years old, a young man gunned down—not just shot–by police in his neighborhood in Ferguson, Missouri.
Brown’s experience earns international attention not because he is dead, ...
Posted Wednesday, August 27th 2014 at 11:27AM
By Dr. Boyce Watkins
Today on Hot 97, I think some people were seeking to pin me into some kind of “Uncle Tom” category for mentioning my concern about the glorification of black-on-black homicide by corporations that pay the bills for toxic rap ...
Posted Monday, August 25th 2014 at 11:00AM
WEST POINT, Miss. -- West Point police said a man received life-threatening injuries in what they are investigating as an aggravated assault at a restaurant.
Ralph Weems IV, who was injured early Saturday, was in fair condition Sunday at North Mi ...
Posted Monday, August 25th 2014 at 10:58AM
by PAUL JOSEPH WATSON
AUGUST 20, 2014
Shocking footage out of Ferguson, Missouri shows a police officer pointing his gun directly at protesters and press while remarking, ¡°I¡¯m going to f***ing kill you!¡±
The scene was witnessed by Info ...
Posted Wednesday, August 20th 2014 at 11:27AM
The suffering of the Palestinian people from Israeli attacks for well over a month, the slaughter of unarmed Black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri by a White policeman which ignited social unrest/protest so intense that the state’s Natio ...
Posted Wednesday, August 20th 2014 at 11:04AM
Aug 18, 2014
While most of the nation’s attention has been focused on the police shooting deaths of unarmed African Americans around the country — most notably Michael Brown and Ezell Ford — one story managed to slip under the media’s radar. News ...
Posted Tuesday, August 19th 2014 at 9:58PM
MONROVIA, Liberia - Liberian officials fear Ebola could soon spread through the capital's largest slum after residents raided a quarantine center for suspected patients and took items including bloody sheets and mattresses.
The violence in the Wes ...
Posted Monday, August 18th 2014 at 10:51AM