Crime

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A group of Black youths allegedly beat a White man who asked them to stop playing basketball in front of his house in Mobile, Alabama, reports Local15TV. SEE ALSO: CA To Vote On Death Penalty Mathew Owens, the victim, is in critical condition at a local hospital. Up to 15 people reportedly attacked Owens on […]

A Florida man waiting to order food at a local McDonald’s jumped over the counter and beat the manager with a baseball bat because he felt he was being ignored by staff, the Daily Mail reports. SEE ALSO: Danny Glover Gets Political The unidentified man reportedly told the manager that he was ignored while waiting […]

Shaqueta McDade (pictured) was charged with 4 counts of negligent homicide on Sunday after four of her children burned to death in her Rayne, Louisiana trailer home, reports NBC affiliate News 33. SEE ALSO: Dog Fighting Ring Allegedly Run By 14-Year-Old The children who perished in the fire were Jamari McDade, 8; Amous Mouton Jr., 7; LaShay McDade, 5, and […]

A North Carolina man was arrested and charged with assault for snatching the mic from a female reporter and yelling the N-word on live TV, reports the New York Daily News.  Ironically, the man accused of the crime is African-American. SEE ALSO: Ultra-Conservative Blacks Make Career Appealing To GOP Extremists Ashley Taylor, a WMBF-TV reporter, was […]

The mother of a Colorado pastor was shot dead on Sunday afternoon during church service, CBS Denver reports. SEE ALSO: Who Has The Best Pizza In New York City? T.I. & B.o.B Joint Album On The Way! [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO] LIKE NewsOne On Facebook To Stay Up On Black News Worldwide! The shooting took place outside […]

Marcus Robinson, a convicted killer, was removed from death row in North Carolina after a judge ruled that racial bias tainted his trial, the BBC reports. SEE ALSO: Polygamy Roots Could Hurt Romney Under North Carolina’s “Racial Justice Act” (RJA), Robinson’s lawyers cited a Michigan State University study which revealed that, on average, qualified Black […]

A Minnesota man, who tried to kill his unborn baby by stomping on his pregnant ex-girlfriend’s stomach, faces criminal charges, according to recent police report. SEE ALSO: Secret Service Scandal Deepens
 Kenneth L. Turner, 28, who lives in Findley, repeatedly kicked and choked his ex-girlfriend during an assault that lasted three hours, according to a Minneapolis […]

As the nation continues to mourn the tragic murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin at the hands of vigilante neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman, 28, the shooting death of 20-year-old Bo Morrison on March 3, in small-town Slinger, Wisconsin has flown largely under the radar. LIKE NewsOne On Facebook To Stay Up On Black News Worldwide! Until […]

If you are a woman and you use social-networking site Moco Space, you may want to slow your roll. In less than four months, three women have been raped after chatting on the website and then meeting up with their new acquaintances, according to MyFoxDetroit. SEE ALSO: FBI Screw-Ups Hidden In Hundreds Of Cases On […]

Former Los Angeles sheriff’s deputy Robert McClain sexually assaulted, tortured and beat his wife and her lover after learning they were having an affair, the Daily Mail reports. SEE ALSO: Obama’s Cockiness Problem Zimmerman Trial Drama Begins McClain’s 12-year marriage was not doing well and his wife began seeing a 23-year-old man for four months, […]

When juries are selected from all-white jury pools in Florida, black defendants are convicted 16 percent more than white defendants, according to a recent Duke University study. SEE ALSO: Zimmerman Trial Drama Begins That gap in comparative conviction rates is nearly eliminated when there’s at least one black person in the jury pool, the study […]

Charles Cannon, 26, Michael McLaughlin, 41, and Brian Kerstetter, 32, were all convicted of a hate crime today by a federal grand jury for assault of a 29-year-old Black man, according to a press release from the Department of Justice. The jury decided that their attack of the victim at a bus stop in downtown […]