Crime

Police have yet to release the name of the man taken into custody

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt granted clemency to Julius Jones Thursday right before his scheduled execution following a recommendation from the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board.

Rejecting the idea that Rittenhouse feared for his life or had to act in self-defense, the prosecution walked through the various reckless decisions taken by the young gunman.  

A newly reduced prison sentence for former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor, who was originally convicted of third-degree murder, has prompted speculation about the legal implications it has for Derek Chauvin, who was found guilty of the same charge for killing George Floyd.

Ibrahim Rotich, the husband of a Kenyan Olympic long-distance runner Agnes Tirop, who was found dead this week in a grisly stabbing, has been arrested and charged with her murder.

Car thefts have increased by more than 70% in the DMV compared to previous years. The video below shared by Prince George’s County Police shows how quickly these crimes can happen.

Violence prevention is a tricky topic, with some leaders focusing more on zero-tolerance policies and criminalizing young people. Other strategies suggest a more holistic approach.  

As the verdict finding R Kelly guilty on all charges was announced, a number of his supporters were gathered outside the courthouse playing his music in defiance of the long-overdue push to #MuteRKelly. One supporter declared, "We will not give up on R Kelly." Meanwhile, Kelly's defense team is considering an appeal.

Kelly faces decades behind prison after being found guilty on all charges Monday (September 27).

One of NBA legend Michael Jordan's sons got way too lit at the bar, allegedly. Jeffrey Jordan was arrested after he reportedly assaulted hospital staff who were treating him after he injured himself in Arizona.

An ex Louisiana State police officer was indicted by a grand jury for beating a black man 18 times with a flashlight in Monroe, Louisiana.

North Carolina man Floyd Ray Roseberry was arrested Thursday afternoon after he threatened to blow up the Library of Congress.