Crystal Mason

Black Woman in Texas Begins 5 Year Prison Sentence for Voting

With the midterm elections just weeks away, activists and others are keeping keen eyes on any semblance of voter suppression – or worse. For...

Former Florida Police Chief framed innocent black men for crimes

by Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor  |  In 2013, then Biscayne Park Police Chief Raimundo Atesiano informed community leaders of the Biscayne Park Police...
Laquan McDonald

Laquan McDonald Killer Goes on Trial in Chicago this Week

After more than two years of pre-trial hearings, testimonies, delays, endless motions and countless protests, the wait is over for the family of Laquan...
roy oliver

White Cop, Roy Oliver, Convicted of Murder in Jordan Edwards Killing

A Texas jury has found Roy Oliver guilty of murder in the 2017 shooting of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards.  The verdict was handed down Tuesday.  Edwards was...
Marlon McCree arrested

Former Jacksonville Jaguar Marlon McCree Arrested

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.— Yesterday, August 20, Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis announced the arrest of former NFL player and assistant coach Marlon Tarron...

Florida Man Steals Forklift For Midnight Joyride, What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Clay County Police received a call on Sunday around 1:00 a.m. reporting a man driving erratically in a forklift. The caller also noted that...

Chicago Moves Forward With Much Needed Comprehensive Policing Reform Efforts

Chicago — Attorney General Lisa Madigan, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson released yesterday a draft consent decree for the Chicago Police Department...
anthony haynes

Pastor charged with child sex-trafficking seeks to have trial moved

Anthony Haynes, one of the three Toledo area pastors charged with child sex trafficking has asked the court to move his trial to Cleveland. ...
laura lloyd-jenkins

Pastor’s wife looking to be freed from bond restrictions

Laura Lloyd-Jenkins, former first lady of Abundant Life Ministries and wife of founder and former pastor Cornell Jenkins, has asked a federal court judge...
matthew mellerson

Pastor/deputy charged with having sex with inmates

The internet is buzzing with the recent arrest of 29-year-old Matthew Mellerson, a Richmond pastor and Sheriff's deputy who is now facing several charges...