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The white Memphis cop in the Tyre Nichols bodycam video heard hoping officers will "stomp his ass" is named "Detective Preston Hemphill," according to a new report. Only the Black cops have been fired, arrested and charged with murder.

The five Memphis police officers responsible for the beating death of 29-year-old Tyre Nichols have been charged with second-degree murder.

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis says a decision on whether to indict Donald Trump for allegedly interfering in the 2020 Georgia election is "imminent."

In rather unfortunate news, the mother of R&B heartthrob Sammie has been arrested in connection with the murder of a woman in Orlando, as well as the random shooting of several vehicles in the area. 

Peggy Finley and Peter Cadigan were sued by Earl Moore's family over the gurney death.

A video from jury selection for Young Thug's RICO trial allegedly shows the rapper and his co-defendant conducting a drug deal in court.

Collier Gwin, who sprayed a homeless woman with a water hose in San Francisco, was jailed after DA Brooke Jenkins secured an arrest warrant.

A Jamaican investment firm is under investigation after millions of dollars turned up missing from retired sprinter Usain Bolt's account.

Derek Chauvin is seeking to have his conviction for murdering George Floyd thrown out on the audacious alleged basis that he was denied a fair trial.

In fact, hitting children is the first step in the process of producing criminals.

The disappearance of Ana Walshe and the arrest of her husband Brian Walshe are reminders that missing Black women don't get media coverage.

The term femicide rarely enters the U.S. lexicon.