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The uncle of a 13-year-old Brooklyn girl saved the teenager and her friend from prostitution by posing as a customer after the two were convinced by a stranger to have sex for money, prosecutors say. The girls, who have not been identified, met 25-year-old suspect Marcus (Melo) Sumpter while returning from a party on Aug. 30, […]

Delvin Barnes (pictured right), the 37-year-old man accused of the brazen kidnapping of nurse’s aide Carlesha Freeland-Gaither, 22, (pictured) from a street in Philadelphia and wrestling her in to his vehicle reportedly is a “vicious predator” who has a long history of violence toward women, according to NBC10 Philadelphia, which cites court documents. RELATED: Carlesha Freeland-Gaither, […]

Although African Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, we account for 33 percent of the missing in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s database. Cases involving African Americans also tend to receive less media coverage than missing Whites, with missing men of color getting even less attention. NewsOne has partnered with the […]

Boko Haram released a new video Monday that purports to show some of the abducted Nigerian schoolgirls, according to the Agence France-Press news agency. In the video, Abubakar Shekau, the leader of the Boko Haram, claims the girls have converted to Islam and says he is prepared to exchange the girls for militant prisoners. One hundred or so […]

Kidnapped Boy Sings Gospel Song To Save His Life A young boy’s love of gospel music may have saved his life. Earlier this month, police say a man kidnapped then nine-year-old Willie Myrick from his southwest Atlanta driveway.He allegedly drove the boy around for some time before dropping him off unharmed in East Point.But Willie’s […]