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amber guyger, Botham Jean, Dallas, Featured, Indictment, Murder, News, Police Shooting, Video -

After listening to testimony all day on Wednesday, a Texas grand jury has decided to indict Amber Guyger for murder in the shooting death of Botham Jean this past September. 

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Aisha Mason, Domestic Abuse, Homicide, Lance Mason, Murder, News, Video -

  A former Ohio judge who already spent nine months in jail for beating his wife in front of their children, is now being accused of fatally stabbing her Saturday morning. According to, Lance Mason, 51, who had served as Cuyahoga County’s common pleas judge, was arrested at his Shaker Heights, Ohio residence this weekend […]

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Carolina Panthers, Cherica Adams, Crime, Criminal justice, Domestic Violence, J. Cole, Murder, NFL, North Carolina, Rae Carruth, Shaniya Davis -

This month, the names Cherica Adams and Shaniya Davis may float across the minds of some. Key word being may. The spirits of the woman, Adams, and the young girl, Davis, haunt the state of North Carolina. Society’s ability to silence the stories and the experiences of black women is disgustingly impressive. Davis, age 5, […]

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Detroit, Featured, Murder, News, School -

An apparent fight over a boy led to the stabbing death of a promising 16-year-old girl on Wednesday at a high school just outside of Detroit and sent shockwaves through the community. The school district identified 16-year-old Danyna Gibson as the victim, who was reportedly stabbed twice in the chest with a steak knife at […]

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Benjamin Bascom, Carlos Cruz-Echevarria, Crime, Kelsey McFoley, Melissa Roque, Murder, News, Top Stories -

Authorities have discovered that Carlos Cruz-Echevarria was killed to prevent him from testifying in a road rage case

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BART, Featured, Hate Crime, John Cowell, Murder, News, Nia Wilson, Oakland -

The family of Nia Wilson, the 18-year-old who was stabbed to death on a BART platform in Oakland earlier this month, packed a courtroom to attend the arraignment of John Cowell.

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Baltimore, Brandon Scott, Homicide, Murder, News, No Snitching, Taylor Hayes -

For two weeks, little Taylor Hayes fought with all her strength after being shot while riding in the back seat of a car in southwest Baltimore. But despite the prayers for her survival, the 7-year-old girl died on Thursday and, according to the Baltimore Sun, her loss has outraged city officials and residents who have grown tired […]

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Chicago, Chicago Homicides, Eddie Johnson, Murder, News, Shooting, Video -

In March, the city logged its 13th straight month of reduction in gun violence.

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Insecure, Murder, News, Night School, Spontaneous, Teyonah Parris, Yvonne orgs -

A few of our favorite actresses are about to expand their #BlackGirlMagic by nabbing new roles. Survivor’s Remorse star, Teyonah Parris, is set to star in an upcoming CBS pilot, Murder. According to reports, the drama will explore crime through the unique and often-conflicting perspectives of cops and killers, witnesses and victims, friends and family. […]

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Melbourne Flake, 81, and Etta Flake, 70, were found dead after a home invasion

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Domestic Violence, Featured, Milan Ross, Murder, News -

Milan Ross endured six-hour standoff with police after murdering wife and young children

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Euri Jenkins, Featured, Florida, Makeva Jenkins, Murder, News -

A Florida man was arrested for the death of his wife one day after she took to social media to brag about her finances. Makeva Jenkins, 33, was shot and killed by a masked man on June 29. She reportedly opened her door to the attacker and was shot down, later dying in the hospital […]

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Homelessness, Murder, News, Philadelphia -

'They hit his head into a wall so hard I felt it in my house,' a witness said

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Desiree Gibbon, Featured, Jamaica, Murder, News -

Desiree Gibbon, 26, journeyed to Caribbean island to make money for film school

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Devon Wade, Featured, Gun Violence, Murder, News -

Devon Wade, 28, was shot in the head by Mario Williams in his Houston home

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Child Abuse, Child Endangerment, Giovanni Melton, Homosexuality, Murder, News -

A former foster mother to Giovanni Melton says his father often abused him over his presumed sexuality.

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Georgia, Murder, News, Racism, Timothy Coggins -

The case of 23-year-old Timothy Coggins was long believed to be racially-motivated, but the case went cold for 34 years.

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@AP, Earl Andrews, Grambling State, Gun Violence, HBCUs, Monquiarius Caldwell, Murder, News, Shooting -

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — A sheriff's spokesman said a student and his friend were fatally shot at a Louisiana university after an altercation that began in a dorm room, and the shooter fled the scene early Wednesday...

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Child Abuse, Lamora Williams, Murder, News -

A 24-year-old woman has been accused of killing her two youngest children by placing them in an oven and turning it on.

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Jeff Sessions, Kedarie Johnson, LGBTQ, LGBTQ Issues, Murder, News, Trans Violence -

The U.S. Dept. of Justice dispatched an experienced federal hate crimes lawyer to Iowa after a transgender high school student was murdered last year.

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Howard University, John Edgar Rust, Murder, News, Threats -

A 26-year-old Alexandria, Virginia man is facing five years in prison if he is convicted of threatening online to murder black people at Howard University...

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Bizarre News, Murder, News -

A pair of Wisconsin cousins allegedly shot and killed a pizza deliveryman and then ate the pizza he'd brought to their door.

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Andrew Warren, Murder, News, Northwestern University, Trenton James Cornell-Duranleau, Wyndham Lathem -

A Chicago professor and another man that he met online allegedly killed the professor's boyfriend as part of a sexual fantasy.

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Antonio Williams, Murder, News -

Antonio Williams, 25, has confessed to killing his 6-year-old sister along with his two young cousins while he was babysitting.

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Child Abuse, Child Endangerment, Erica Newsome, Murder, News -

A Florida mother was arrested after driving around for two days with her dead daughter's body in her car.

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Crime, Florida, Homophobia, Juan Javier Cruz, Murder, Nelson Hernandez Mena, News -

According to witnesses, a Florida man was killed early Sunday because he was standing up for his gay friends against homophobic threats and insults.

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Crime, Dustin Khoury, Murder, News, Politics -

Three Maryland teenagers have been charged in the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old.

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Crime, Murder, News, Stabbing, Viral Video -

On Thursday morning, surveillance footage captured the shocking moment that a man was stabbed outside of a Brooklyn bodega.

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Abbiegail Smith, Murder, New Jersey, News -

Only 15 hours after her mother reported that she was missing, an 11-year-old New Jersey girl was found dead behind an apartment complex.

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