Police Brutality

Syracuse Police Department released a statement defending three officers who traumatized a Black child who was between the ages of 8 and 10, just because he allegedly stole a bag of chips. The incident was caught on camera by a bystander, Kenneth Jackson.

Watch Roland Martin, Shaun King, and the NewsOne Now panel discuss the Maleatra Montanez police rape case in the video clip above.


As people continue to mourn the death of legendary singer Prince, more details surrounding his final days are being released.


Cicero-North Syracuse High School of Cicero, N.Y., is receiving criticism for its all-White cast of “The Wiz” (pictured), according to Syracuse.com. SEE ALSO: Dennis Rodman: N. Korean Leader Wants Obama To Call Him To some, the all-White cast misrepresents the available talent of African-American students. “It sends the message that there are no talented African-American […]


A 24-year-old Central New York man suspected of  breaking into his father’s home and fatally stabbing him last August has confessed to the murder. Herman Tolbert Jr. (pictured) pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter in a Town of Clay Court Thursday, in a deal that will put him behind bars for 15-20 years. On August 4, 2011, […]

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — An affidavit filed in a slander suit against Syracuse University and basketball coach Jim Boeheim says the wife of fired assistant Bernie Fine had sex with players, and several people associated with the program knew about it, including Fine. In the affidavit, Bobby Davis, a former ball boy with the men’s team, […]

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Bobby Davis was a basketball-crazy teen who was handed a virtual all-access pass to the world of big-time college hoops by Syracuse assistant coach Bernie Fine. As a ball boy for Hall of Famer Jim Boeheim’s squad during the 1980s, Davis heard halftime locker-room tirades from the legendary coach, took shots at […]

This Syracuse scandal is getting sicker and sicker by the day. Not only is Bernie Fine accused of abusing children while serving as Associate Head Basketball Coach at Syracuse, his wife, Laurie Fine, may have participated in the abuse as well, according to The Daily Beast. RELATED: My Husband The Pedophile In an audio recording […]

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Syracuse University fired associate head basketball coach Bernie Fine on Sunday in the wake of an investigation of child molestation allegations against him. “At the direction of Chancellor Cantor, Bernie Fine’s employment with Syracuse University has been terminated, effective immediately,” Kevin Quinn, the school’s senior vice president for public affairs, said in […]

SYRACUSE, N.Y.  — Longtime Syracuse assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine was placed on administrative leave Thursday after old child molesting allegations resurfaced, just two weeks after a child sex abuse scandal rocked Penn State.

SYRACUSE, NY — Anthony Stewart, a 15-year-old boy from Onondaga County was sentenced to two years in a juvenile facility for robbing a 73-year-old man for 7 cents with a bb-gun. The judge refused to try Stewart as a youthful offender because Stewart denied the robbery. The Huffington Post reports: Unlike Stewart, his accomplice, Skyler […]