Afro Briefs

Afro Briefs

    Buffalo Man Opens Fire on a Dollar General Store, Wounding One Man Before Being...

    CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (AP) — Police called it a miracle that more people weren't hurt when a man wearing body armor and armed with two...

    Ex-Football Player Charged with Utah Murder in Wife’s Death

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former professional football player sliced his wife's neck and then crawled on the ground outside their rented Utah...

    White Dallas Ex-Officer Who Shot Unarmed Black Teen had History of Aggression

    DALLAS (AP) — A White former suburban Dallas police officer fired and charged with murder after killing an unarmed Black teen has a long...

    Attorney: O.J. Simpson Banned from Las Vegas Hotel-Casino

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson's attorney says the former football star has been banned from The Cosmopolitan hotel-casino in Las Vegas. Attorney Malcolm LaVergne...

    Jury Deliberates Child Rape Counts vs. Nicki Minaj’s Brother

    MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A jury on Wednesday began deliberating child rape allegations against the brother of superstar rapper Nicki Minaj. Jelani Maraj, 38, faces...

    Judge Ignores Recommendation, Sends Meek Mill to Prison

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rapper Meek Mill was sentenced to two to four years in prison on probation violations Monday by a Philadelphia judge who...

    New Podcast Focuses on 2 Klan Killings in 1964 Mississippi

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A new podcast examines the 1964 killings of two young Black men by Ku Klux Klan members in Mississippi. The Canadian...

    Georgia Slaying That Haunted Family for Decades Now Linked to Racism

    GRIFFIN, Ga. (AP) — When 23-year-old Timothy Coggins was found dead and disfigured beside a Georgia highway in 1983, the young Black man's family...

    Kansas State Stepping up Patrols after Racist Incident

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State University is stepping up police patrols and taking other safety measures following a spate of racial incidents that...

    Black Students Voice Concerns after K-State Racist Incidents

    MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Black students at Kansas State University voiced concerns about recent racist incidents at a meeting with top school officials on...

    8 Killed by Driver on Bike Path in ‘Cowardly Act of Terror’

    NEW YORK (AP) — A man in a rented pickup truck mowed down pedestrians and cyclists along a busy bike path near the World...

    Driver Dead, Officer Shot after Police Chase on Mississippi Interstate

    SENATOBIA, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say a Tennessee man shot dead after a high-speed chase in Mississippi was wanted following his wife's death last...