Afro Briefs

Afro Briefs

    Feds Reviewing Ohio Police Shooting of Unarmed Sam DuBose

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Two years after a White Ohio police officer fatally shot an unarmed Black motorist in the head, the case is in...

    Self-Described Florida Drug Dealer Calls 911, Reports Stolen Cocaine

    FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Calling 911 to report a stolen bag of cocaine probably wasn't the best idea for a self-described Florida...

    Miami 10-Yr.-Old Boy’s Death Shows Powerful Opioid’s Chilling Potential

    MIAMI (AP) — A 10-year-old boy from a drug-ridden Miami neighborhood apparently died of a fentanyl overdose last month, becoming one of Florida's littlest...

    Police: Doris Payne, 86, Notorious Jewel Thief Arrested Again

    ATLANTA (AP) — A notorious jewel thief with an illicit career spanning six decades has been caught stealing again, but she wasn't after sparkly...

    Community Awaits Answers in Fatal Minnesota Police Shooting

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An Australian woman who called 911 to report what she believed to be an active sexual assault was shot and killed...

    Case Dropped vs. Cincinnati Ex-Cop in Unarmed Black Man’s Shooting

    CINCINNATI (AP) — A White police officer who fatally shot an unarmed Black motorist during a Cincinnati traffic stop won't face a third trial,...

    AP Source: Man Said He Killed, Burned 4 after Drug Deals

    DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — An admitted drug dealer with a history of mental illness said he killed four young men after he felt cheated...

    Inmate Confesses to Killing 4 Men, Says Where Bodies Are

    DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A jail inmate who was the focus of an investigation into the disappearances of four men admitted on Thursday that...

    Police Investigate Georgia Officer Recorded Beating Homeless Black Woman

    ATLANTA (AP) — Police outside Atlanta are investigating after a bystander's video shows an officer beating a homeless woman inside a convenience store. DeKalb County Police...

    Hundreds Pay Tribute to Slain New York City Police Officer

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of people have paid tribute to a New York City police officer shot and killed while sitting inside her...

    3rd Mistrial in Case of White Ex-Cop Accused of Killing Black Man

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — For the third time in less than a year a jury deadlocked on Friday and forced a mistrial in the...

    NYC Cop Killer Had Ranted about Officers Killing and Abusing

    NEW YORK (AP) — The killer who strode up to a mobile police command post and put a bullet in an officer's head Wednesday...