Kevin Roper, the truck driver involved in the vehicle crash that left comedian Tracy Morgan in coma for two weeks, has been indicted on charges of first-degree aggravated manslaughter, vehicular homicide, and eight counts of aggravated assault, CNN reports.
Comedian Tracy Morgan is suing Wal-Mart after one of their truck drivers seriously injured him and killed a fellow comedian in a highway crash on June 7, reports NBC Los Angeles. RELATED: Tracy Morgan Now In Fair Condition After Crash The lawsuit was filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in New Jersey and claims Wal-Mart driver […]
Wal-Mart security guard, Louis Campbell, shot and killed suspected shoplifter and mother of two, Shelly Frey, 27, (pictured above) in the parking lot of a Houston Wal-Mart in front of her two children as she attempted to leave the premises, according to MailOnline.com. [ione_newsletter_signup] Campbell, an off-duty Harris County Sheriff’s deputy, was alerted by in-store […]
Theresa M. Jefferson, 33, plead guilty to second-degree assault in an altercation with Ebony Odoms, 38, that took place in a Baltimore County Wal-Mart on October 8th, The Baltimore Sun reports. SEE ALSO: Reality show starring Whitney Houston’s daughter reportedly in the works The altercation went down like this, according to The Sun: Cox told […]
LEBANON, Mo. (AP) — Wal-Mart has pulled a batch of powdered infant formula from more than 3,000 of its stores nationwide after a newborn Missouri boy who was given the formula became gravely ill with a suspected bacterial infection and died after being taken off life support, the retailer said Wednesday. SEE ALSO: Nicki Minaj […]
The Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African-American History and Culture recently received a $5 million donation from Walmart bringing the museum a step closer to being completed. Construction for the museum is scheduled to begin next year and a planned grand opening is set for 2015. See also: Black New York: Historic Photos From the Museum of […]
A new op-ed on The Root written by Sherrilyn Ifill talks about Wal-Mart’s victory over female workers in a gender discrimination lawsuit and the implications of the decision. Did the Supreme Court tell Americans with this decision that the bigger a corporation is, the harder it will be defeat them in a case of this […]
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday blocked a massive sex discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart on behalf of female employees in a decision that makes it harder to mount large-scale bias claims against the nation’s biggest companies. The justices all agreed that the lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cannot proceed as a class action in […]
NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) — Wal-Mart’s highly awaited Black Friday ad promises hot deals on high-definition TVs, Blu-ray players, laptops and holiday gift favorites such as toys and DVDs, according to a copy of the retailer’s circular obtained by CNNMoney.com on Saturday.
James Brienzo, a man who is suspected of robbing a Wal-Mart in Alliance, Ohio who hid in a dumpster was compacted, the Huffington Post is reporting. A suspected Walmart shoplifter who hid from police in a dumpster may have chosen too good of a hiding spot. The suspect, identified as James Brienzo, saw the police […]
EDGEWATER, N.J. — Police in northern New Jersey say a 14-year-old girl grabbed a supermarket microphone and announced, “All blacks leave the store.”
What is it about Wal-Mart that breeds so much trouble? It isn’t clear whether or not the person who made the announcement was an employee or just an intrepid racist shopper who found their way to the P.A. system microphone. Either way, apart from being ignorant, this stunt sounds really juvenile. The store later used […]
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