Drugs and gun possession surround a tragic death.

The alleged shooter targeted white men between the ages of 54 and 67.

In a month that saw the anniversary of Michael Brown’s death and the 1965 Watts Riots, police officers in Virginia and Georgia have been charged in the deaths of civilians — one of whom was unarmed and another who was handcuffed when he died. Fairfax County police officer Adam D. Torres was charged with second-degree murder in the […]

Crime, Cross Post Now, Nation, Police Brutality

In what Washington Post’s executive editor called “outrageous,” two journalists who traveled to Ferguson, Mo. at the height of protests last year to report have been charged with trespassing and interfering with a police officer’s performance, according to The Huffington Post. The reporters — Ryan Reilly of the Huffington Post and Wesley Lowery of the Washington […]

Crime, Cross Post Now, Nation, Police Brutality

A Baltimore police investigation does not support some of the charges announced by Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby for the six officers involved in Freddie Gray’s death, CNN reports. According to the site, the most serious of charges — second-degree murder for officer Caesar Goodson — is not supported by the investigation, the site writes. […]

One of the six Baltimore police officers charged in the death and unlawful arrest of Freddie Gray is requesting to see the knife that was in the victim’s possession, suggesting that it may be an illegal switchblade. A switchblade would make the arrest of Gray legal, The Baltimore Sun notes. Last Friday, Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby […]


A New York City mother has been arrested and charged after authorities found her locked inside the restroom of a busy Manhattan restaurant with her unconscious 1-year-old boy. The boy, identified as Gavriel Ortiz-Fisher, was foaming at the mouth when he was recovered and later died, police said. The woman, 35-year-old Latisha Fisher, was arrested at […]