Afro Briefs

Afro Briefs

    Captured: Alleged Killer of Orlando’s Lt. Debra Clayton

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A suspect in the fatal shooting of an Orlando police officer was captured Tuesday after a weeklong manhunt, authorities said. The...

    Virginia Killer Set to be Executed Appeals to High Court

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of a man convicted of killing a family of four in Virginia (all times...

    Federal Prosecutors Won’t Charge S.C. Deputy Who Tossed Student

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Federal prosecutors won't charge a deputy who was recorded tossing a student out of a desk at a South Carolina high school...

    Tennessee Police: Black Man Fatally Shot after Attacking Deputies

    REAGAN, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says agents are investigating the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old black man that involved two...

    Families: Forgiving Church Shooter Doesn’t Mean Sparing Life

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The families shattered when a gunman entered Emanuel AME Church and fired 77 shots at the end of Bible study...

    The Latest: Church Shooting Survivor Kept Bloodstained Bible

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the formal sentencing of Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof to death (all times local): 10:15 a.m. The woman whom...

    San Diego Officer Won’t Be Charged in Killing of Unstable Black Man

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A suburban San Diego police officer won't face criminal charges for fatally shooting a disturbed Black man, a prosecutor announced...

    Dylann Roof Sentenced to Death for Killing 9 Church Members

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — An unrepentant Dylann Roof was sentenced to death Tuesday for fatally shooting nine Black church members during a Bible study...

    White Texas Policeman Not Fired after Video Incident with Black Mother & Daughter

    DALLAS (AP) — A White Texas policeman was suspended without pay for 10 days, but will not be fired, after an incident in which...

    Judge Rebukes Four Black Suspects in Beating of Disabled White Man in Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) — A judge rebuked four Black people accused of beating a mentally disabled White man and broadcasting the attack on Facebook, sternly...

    FBI: Roof Displaying Racist Symbols even During Trial

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Dylann Roof is as entrenched in his White supremacist beliefs as ever, even wearing shoes this week with racist symbols...

    Hate-Crime Charges Filed Against 4 in Attack on Mentally Disabled White Man

    CHICAGO (AP) — Four Black persons were charged with hate crimes Thursday in connection with a video broadcast live on Facebook that showed a mentally disabled...