Once again, a racist incident involving white cops and unarmed black youths has divided the country along color lines.
The incident involves an end-of-school pool party held in a McKinney, Texas gated community, that dissolved into chaos when several fights broke out between white residents who objected to black youths swimming in their community pool.
LA Reid/Epic Getting Death Threats for Not Supporting Rapper Bobby Shmurda Who is Locked Up in Solitary
— Missinfo (@Missinfo) February 26, 2015
There is a video circulating on social media that features an unknown rapper threatening to kill LA Reid, CEO of Epic Records, because he failed to help rapper Bobby Shmurda secure a bond to get out of jail.
Miami-Dade police have concluded there is insufficient evidence to charge NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick with rape.
According to a memo obtained by The NY Post, Kaepernick’s female accuser ranted and raved hysterically about the devil the night police responded to a 911 call at a Miami hotel.
High school basketball star Tayshana Murphy was 18 when she was gunned down inside her apartment building in a case that shocked even the most hardened New Yorker. Murphy was one of the nation’s top girls high school basketball prospects when she was shot and killed on Sept. 11, 2011 in the Grant Harlem housing projects.
Edit: Two men, Tyshawn Brockington, 23, and Robert Cartagena were convicted of killing Murphy last year.
Police arrested a suspect in the shocking stabbing deaths of a 6-year-old boy and an 18-year-old girl in Brooklyn. A 6-year-old girl was critically wounded in one of the attacks.
Daniel St. Hubert was taken into custody around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in Queens, the Wall Street Journal reports.
The NY Times reports police linked DNA found on the knife used in the stabbings of the 2 children.
A Louisiana high school teacher and track coach is being held on $1 million bond after he exposed a 16-year-old male student to the HIV virus during sex, police say.
The NY Daily News reports that Derrick Nesby, 37, was arrested after the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office learned last month about the teacher’s inappropriate contact with a student, WWL-TV reported.
A faulty lock at the Fulton County jail led to a brief romantic interlude for a death row prisoner and a female inmate, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
The incident took place in the medical wing at the jail last week, according to an official incident report obtained by the AJC.