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The mass shooting that left six dead in Pittsburgh, Pa. Wednesday has been deemed a "calculated, brutal" operation by the Allegheny district attorney.

A confessed serial killer, who preyed on poor Black women in Indiana, has been hit with five new charges, reports CNN.

Two Baltimore school police officers have been charged after a viral video showed one officer slapping and kicking a student as the other stood by.

Abdi Mohamed, the teenager shot by Utah police, and his family escaped hardships in Africa to reach the United States. He led a troubled life in Salt Lake City that resulted in several encounters with police before being shot.

Branch was found guilty of killing his unborn child after evidence showed 51 searches on his phone involving the sentence, “what happens if you punch a pregnant woman in the stomach,” and other questions about the impact of physical harm on a pregnant woman's body.

Texas police are questioning a handful of people after a gunman opened fire at the campaign headquarters of Zena Stephens.

Police are investigating the shooting of the victim, identified as Rev. William B. Schooler, a former educator and community organizer said to have deep roots in the Dayton community. His death and the arrest of his 68-year-old brother, Daniel Gregory Schooler, has shocked the community the pastor served.

Quinton Laster, 20, the couple's grandson, is being held on two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Sharon Reed, 59, and James Reed, 78, the report says. He had been living with his grandparents for about two years after being asked to leave his mother's home, relatives told investigators.

A Brooklyn man on trial for the murder of his unborn baby reportedly researched violent ways to purposely cause the miscarriage of his pregnant girlfriend, the New York Daily News reports. The tragic incident happened in 2014 when Mia Jones, 33, said ex-boyfriend Torey Branch beat her up while she was seven months pregnant with a baby girl. Jones claims Branch […]

An entire family of six was found dead in their Chicago-area home this week, including 10 and 13-year-old boys, The Chicago Tribune reports.

A federal jury on Wednesday awarded a Black New York Police officer $15 million after he was beaten and had his hand fractured by fellow officers at his Queens home in 2010, reports the New York Daily News.

A Maryland man was arrested and charged with the murder of his two-year-old daughter and her mother after he was ordered to pay $600 in monthly child support payments, NBC Washington reports. https://twitter.com/MomsDemand/status/694907309886201856 Daron Boswell-Johnson, 25, was charged in the deaths of NeShante Davis, 26, an elementary school teacher, and their two-year-old daughter, Chloe Davis-Green, on Wednesday. The […]