Speaking remotely to a National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives conference, President Joe Biden pays tribute to law enforcement officers who "saved" democracy on Jan 6. Those officers were subject to "medieval hell," he said. (July 25)
- Chicago Tribune
7 murder convictions overturned in a single day after prosecutors stop backing group of cases tied to alleged misconduct by disgraced former Chicago police detective
His father died while Nelson Gonzalez was in prison. Alfredo Gonzalez couldn’t go to his daughter’s wedding. And Marilyn Mulero missed out on her two children’s childhoods. “It’s been hard — I lost my brother,” Mulero added, her voice breaking. “He was my strength.” These are three of the Chicago families affected by murder convictions tainted by allegations of misconduct by former Chicago ...
- The Daily Beast
Frederick M. Brown/Daily Mail.com via APA traveling Texas nurse is facing multiple murder charges after running a red light and crashing into traffic while allegedly driving 90 mph in Windsor Hills, California.Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced on Monday that Nicole Linton has been charged with six counts of murder and five counts of gross vehicular manslaughter for the multi-car crash, which left six people dead. Linton faces a 90-year prison sentence if convicted.Poli
- The Root
Another day, another Karen. A video has been circulating social media of a white woman calling the police to report a Black man for standing outside his house, according to The Seattle Times. Yes, just standing. The woman accused the man of being a burglar but insisted race had “nothing to do” with her choice to profile him.
- The State
The car was turned off with no air conditioning, officials said.
- LA Times
Prosecutors say they are reviewing previous crashes linked to woman charged with six counts of murder and five counts of vehicular manslaughter.
- Miami Herald
A passerby found his body sticking out of the sand.
"The Daily Show" host said he didn't think the story could get any crazier.
- The Columbus Dispatch
Jennifer Knight says in a lawsuit that the city is trying to humiliate her into retirement by requiring her to be observed while urinating.
- Miami Herald
A Florida Keys couple who thought a snorkeler went too close to their waterfront home were arrested Sunday after beating the vacationing man with a fishing rod and pole, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.
Police believe a 16-year-old girl in Northern California who went missing at a party may have been abducted
Kiely Rodni, 16, was last seen at a party near a campground in Truckee, California, early Saturday morning.
- Macon Telegraph
The victim and his fiancee had just finished grocery shopping at the Harrison Road store when they were confronted by two gunmen.
- The Daily Beast
Adelita Website/Tijana PoliceThe parents of a 19-year-old nightclub worker whose throat was slit by a former Rutgers’ basketball player are angry that he was only sentenced to 22 years in prison in Tijuana, Mexico.Logan Kelley, 27, admitted to murdering Isis Atalia Montoya Romero at the Adelita nightclub in February 2021, when he mistook the 19-year-old mother who worked there for someone else. CCTV footage from several angles shows Kelley walking up behind Montoya Romero with a 4-inch clip-blad
- Charlotte Observer
"Police officers cannot be judge, jury and executioner," an attorney for the family of Brandon Combs says.
Surveillance video inside a vape shop in Las Vegas shows an owner defending himself with a knife from would-be robbers. On Aug. 3, Johnny Nguyen, 22, was captured on film stabbing one of three juveniles who tried to rob his store, the Smokestrom Smoke Shop in the neighborhood of West Sahara in Las Vegas. According to Nguyen, two masked individuals entered his shop while another stood by the door at around 3:25 p.m.on Aug. 3.
- LA Times
An Afghan Muslim was charged Tuesday with killing two other Muslim men in Albuquerque, police said. The slayings and two others left Muslims fearful.
A teenage girl has gone viral after sharing on the social media website Reddit that she is evicting her family, including her pregnant stepsister.
- NBC News
A Minnesota county approved a nearly $1.5 million settlement of a racial discrimination lawsuit filed by eight minority correctional officers who said they
- Biloxi Sun Herald
Video of Eugene Lewis’ arrest on Friday, Aug. 5, has sparked outrage online.
A lawyer for Ahmaud Arbery's killer says being sent to a Georgia prison would be a 'backdoor death sentence.' A judge disagreed.
A judge denied Travis McMichael's request to send him to a federal prison after his lawyer argued he'd die in a state facility.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
With the jury’s guilty verdict, Yaser Said will automatically be sentenced to life without parole.