With the search continuing for Brian Laundrie -- black and brown families whose loved ones remain missing say they have struggled to get the same attention on their cases.
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A New York Police Department (NYPD) officer caught in a deadly love triangle has been charged with murder after allegedly killing her ex-girlfriend’s new lover on Wednesday. What happened: Yvonne Wu, 31, who works at the 72nd Precinct in Sunset Park, allegedly broke into the Bensonhurst home of her ex-girlfriend, Jenny Li, before shooting her and her new lover, Jamie Liang. Li, 23, reportedly arrived home with Liang, 24, around 5 p.m. Wu, who was off-duty at the time, allegedly broke into the residence at 19th Avenue and 79th Street through an unlocked back door.
- Associated Press
A woman was raped by a stranger on a commuter train in suburban Philadelphia in the presence of other riders who a police official said “should have done something." Superintendent Timothy Bernhardt of the Upper Darby Police Department said officers were called to the 69th Street terminal around 10 p.m. Wednesday after the assault on the westbound train on the Market-Frankford Line. An employee of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority who was in the vicinity as the train went past called police to report that “something wasn't right" with a woman aboard the train, Bernhardt said.
- Rolling Stone
Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme wins order to reunite with sons with round-the-clock court-appointed monitor amid contentious custody battle with Distillers founder Brody Dalle
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The radio voices of the Cowboys and Rangers are enraged over a Southlake Carroll ISD administrator’s suggestion that “opposing” views of Holocaust should be taught.
Former officer and NASA exec found guilty of murdering neighbor after years of disputes over loud music and dog poop
After Michael Hetle fired a seventh and final shot into Javon Prather's body, he turned to Prather's wife and asked, "You want it too?"
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos via TwitterThe audience at a meeting last month of the Ankeny, Iowa, school board exploded over the prospect of the board reinstating a mask mandate, with parents shouting at board members who supported the mask rule.“We know where you live!” one parent yelled at the school board members. “We’re going to stalk you!”The scene, which ended with the board voting to reimpose the mask rule, looked like so many other school board meetings across the count
A black woman was missing for 12 days before she was found dead inside a parked police van in Alabama
Police said Christina Nance climbed into the van parked at police headquarters on September 25 and believe no foul play was involved in her death.
- WBAL - Baltimore Videos
A man was shot and killed at a bowling alley in Timonium on Friday night according to Baltimore County police. Just after 11 p.m., officers responded to Bowlero in the 2100 block of York Road and discovered 48-year-old Anthony Cooper suffering from at least one gunshot wound to the upper body. Cooper was pronounced dead at the scene.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos Courtesy of Connie Chavis/ Cecil ArdWhen Connie Chavis and her 5-year-old daughter picked out clothes for kindergarten on a cold January morning back in 1998, they took great care to choose bright colors: lots of green, splashes of pink.The outfit was as peppy and upbeat as little Brittany Locklear herself.Neither of them could have guessed, as the kindergartener pulled on each leg of her green overalls, that within a few short hours those same over
On the 21st, a woman pulled a gun on servers at a Philadelphia fast food restaurant when they asked her to order online. On the 16th, several women from Texas pummeled a hostess at a New York City family-style restaurant. A few days prior to that a Connecticut mother was investigated for slapping an elementary school bus driver and that same week, a California woman was charged with felony assault for attacking a SouthWest airlines flight attendant and dislodging some of her teeth.
Despite multiple emergency calls, police failed to respond until the following day.
- E! News
The 22-year-old singer, whose real name was Emani Johnson, died after experiencing a "tragic accident," her manager told E! News.
- KCRA - Sacramento Videos
A portion of the Capital City Freeway has been shut down in both directions in Sacramento County Friday morning as authorities respond to a person suffering from a mental health crisis. Officials with the California Highway Patrol’s North Sacramento division and Sacramento police are talking to the person, CHP said.
- Miami Herald
The only-in-Miami trial to fire Police Chief Art Acevedo is one for the books.
- Atlanta Black Star
Louisville Settles Racial Discrimination Lawsuit with Couple After 2018 Traffic Stop on False Pretenses That Led to Elaborate Search, But Turned Up Nothing
A Louisville, Kentucky, couple has been granted a $75,000 settlement from the city after they accused the Louisville Metro Police Department of pulling them over […]
- The Conversation
How Sarah Baartman's hips went from a symbol of exploitation to a source of empowerment for Black women
Sarah Baartman was an international sensation of objectification. British LibraryIn “BLACK EFFECT,” a track from Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s 2018 collaborative album “EVERYTHING IS LOVE,” Beyoncé describes a quintessential Black female form: Stunt with your curls, your lips, Sarah Baartman hips Gotta hop into my jeans like I hop into my whip, yeah The celebration of Sarah Baartman’s features marks a departure from her historical image. Saartjie “Sarah” Baartman was an African woman who, in the early 180
Video shows officer slamming a Black woman to the ground by her braids, which a witness said he tore out of her scalp
Shantel Arnold stands at 4'8", weighs 100 pounds, and has a missing eye from a car accident from years ago.
- LA Times
If you asked me during the early days of my marriage, I would have told you our 20th anniversary would be spent at the Eiffel Tower with baguettes and romance, not in my dining room with pandemic takeout and bickering.
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- KMGH - Denver Scripps
A Jefferson County jury on Friday found Rogel Aguilera-Mederos guilty of the most serious charges he faced, including vehicular homicide, for his actions in an April 2019 crash on Interstate 70 in which he crashed his semi-truck into stopped traffic in Lakewood, killing four people.