London’s police force says some officers are refusing to conduct armed patrols after a colleague was charged with murder in the shooting of an unarmed Black man By JILL LAWLESS Associated Press September 24, 2023, 8:24 AM ET • 3 min read LONDON — London’s police force said Sunday that some officers are refusing to […]

Courtesy The Krudys Law Firm, PLC Irvo Otieno was in the midst of a mental health crisis when he was being processed at a hospital, his family has said. CNN  —  The family of a Black man who died after being pinned to the ground in handcuffs and leg irons for 12 minutes at a […]

Civil rights attorney Ben Crump prepares to speak at a news conference with the family of Gershun Freeman, a Black man whose death in custody at the Shelby County Jail in October 2022 has been classified as a homicide, in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S., March 17, 2023. The parents of another man beaten in Memphis, Tyre […]

A Malaysian man who sold a dozen black rhino and white rhino horns to a confidential source was sentenced to a year and a half in a U.S. prison Tuesday, federal prosecutors in New York said. Teo Boon Ching, known as the “Godfather,” had pleaded guilty to a count of conspiracy to commit wildlife trafficking, […]

CNN  —  More than four years since Elijah McClain, an unarmed 23-year-old Black man, died after an encounter with police in Aurora, Colorado, two of the officers who arrested him are standing trial on . . .

Listen to this article here Glynn Simmons spent 48 years in prison for a crime he maintains he never committed. For the last 25 years he’s tried to convince Oklahoma courts they got it wrong. On Tuesday, the courts finally heard him. He’s now the longest-serving prisoner to gain exoneration. Last week, The Black Wall […]

DENVER — The trial of two men charged in the death of Elijah McClain, a Black man who was placed in a chokehold by police in Aurora, Colorado, and injected with a powerful sedative, is expected to begin this week. The joint trial is the first of three scheduled this year involving the 23-year-old massage […]

A Maine man was arrested today on federal charges for sending a threatening voicemail to a neighbor. According to the indictment, Charles Allen Barnes, 47, of Lewiston, allegedly used an interstate communications service to transmit a voice message in which he used racial slurs and stated that he was outside a neighbor’s residence and would […]

Alex Brandon/AP In this August 2021 photo, Floyd Roseberry is apprehended after being in a pickup truck parked on the sidewalk in front of the Library of Congress’ Thomas Jefferson Building, as seen from a window of the US Capitol in Washington, DC. CNN  —  The North Carolina man who live-streamed threats in 2021 to […]

A recount in the Derby Republican mayoral primary was held Friday after just 10 votes separated the candidates and Alderman Gino DiGiovanni Jr. has won. DiGiovanni is facing charges in connection with his presence at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

Current track