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Kendrick Johnson’s parents sue Georgia school system

The parents of a 17-year-old Georgia teen who was found dead in a rolled up gym mat at his high school is suing the district. Kendrick Johnson died in Jan. 2013. 

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NYPD report: ‘Eric Garner was not in great distress’

The video of NYPD officers placing a 43-year-old man in a chokehold minutes before his death has gone viral. Many have responded with angry cries of racial injustice, and others are even more upset after finding that a preliminary internal report makes no mention of the illegal move. The report also fails to mention Garner’s […]

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Mother who lost 11-year-old due to stray bullet speaks out

A Chicago mother who lost her 11-year-old daughter when a stray bullet pierced her skull while she was at a sleepover is speaking out. Shamiya Adams was killed when the bullet came through the bedroom window of a friend’s house on the city’s West Side.

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Family of man shot by NYPD cop settles for $2.25 million

The family of a man who was fatally shot by an undercover member of the NYPD has settled with the city for $2 million. Shem Walker, 49, was gunned down after he tried to eject a detective from loitering on the stoop of his elderly grandmother’s apartment building in Fort Greene. Walker was apparently unaware […]

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Video shows police in Texas fatally shooting handcuffed man

A video of a man being shot to death by police as he sat in handcuffs has been released. An El Paso police officer pulled his Taser gun after drawing his handgun and fatally shot the man at the Downtown Jail last year.

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Video: happy birthday Tupac

Today, Tupac would’ve been 43 had he not been killed in 1996. His legacy is synonymous to a being who was wise beyond his years. Arguably one of the most prolifc lyricist of the era, Tupac Shakur was a force to be reckoned with.

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Man Hailed as hero dies after saving 4 from Brooklyn fire

A Parks Department worker who saved four people from a fire in Brooklyn has succumbed to his injuries. James Frye, 47, was staying with his friend Adrienne Mitchell while his apartment was being renovated when a fire broke out on June 2. 

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Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dead at 54

Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder Tony Gwynn died Monday morning after a long battle with cancer. He was 54. 

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Report: trucker in Tracy Morgan crash was sleep deprived

A truck driver accused of triggering a highway crash that seriously injured Tracy Morgan and killed a man had not slept for at least 24 hours. Wal-Mart driver Kevin Roper is expected to appear in court Wednesday. 

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Rapper JayAre dead at 25

JayAre of the rap group Cali Swag District has passed away due to complications from sickle cell anemia. He was 25. 

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