Crime

Many of us weren't expecting to hear from convicted murderer Derek Chauvin for a long time following his 22-year prison sentence last summer for the 2020 death of George Floyd. However, that day unfortunately came far too soon now that he's making headlines in an attempt to get an appeal.

The 30-year-old who confessed to killing Jaqueline Avant, the philanthropist wife of entertainment mogul Clarence Avant, was given a 190 year prison sentence according to a press release issued through the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.

Jajuan R. Henderson was getting iced tea from a car parked right outside his home in Trenton, New Jersey when plainclothes officers approached him and shouted at him. One officer smashed the driver's side window and Henderson was shot four times, which resulted in him being paralyzed from the chest down.

According to a new report, it appears that the rash of five violent shootings is connected, and has left two dead with a potential sixth victim also lumped into the ongoing investigation.

The Ohio police officer who shot and killed 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant in 2021 will not be facing any criminal charges.

The Metropolitan Police Department confirmed that a patient died in a fight early Wednesday morning at Saint Elizabeths Hospital...

Ryan Coogler and his associates were detained in Atlanta after Coogler stopped at Bank of America to make a legal withdrawal from his account, according to a police report. A teller found Coogler suspicious after he handed her a note requesting she be discreet while counting out the $12k he was trying to withdraw.

A Minnesota judge handed down an extra lenient prison sentence of just 24 months to former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter for killing Daunte Wright after purportedly confusing a Taser for a gun in suburban Minneapolis last year.

Daunte Wright's family, including his parents, siblings and mother of his son, had the opportunity to confront Kim Potter before the former Minnesota police officer convicted of manslaughter was sentenced for killing the 20-year-old motorist.

A lieutenant with the intelligence sector of Washinton D.C.'s police department has been placed on leave after allegations arose that he had been engaged in "improper communications" with Enrique Terrio, chairman of the far-right extremist Proud Boys.

The FBI has confirmed that six “tech-savvy juveniles” are persons of interest in connection to the string of bomb threats made to nearly two dozen HBCUs since the start of the New Year. 

Multiple bomb threats targeting at least six HBCUs forced a few prominent institutions to alert their campus communities weeks after other historically Black colleges and universities were similarly targeted earlier this month.