Afro Briefs

Afro Briefs

    White Louisianan Pleads Not Guilty in Deaths of 2 Black Men

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A White Louisiana man accused of shooting two Black men to death and of firing into the home of...

    Suspect in Charlottesville Car Attack Faces New Charge: First-Degree Murder

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The man accused of driving into a crowd protesting a White nationalist rally in Charlottesville faces a new charge of...

    DeRay McKesson Sues Fox News Host Jeanine Pirro for Defamation

    NEW YORK (AP) — A civil rights activist is suing Fox News host Jeanine Pirro, claiming she defamed him while discussing a lawsuit against...

    Atlantic City Casino to Train Minority Youths as Workers

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Dominick White has a bleak but clear-eyed view of his Atlantic City home in a public housing project known...

    ‘One of My Nightmares’: Pipe Bomb Attack Hits in NYC Subway

    NEW YORK (AP) — A would-be suicide bomber inspired by Islamic State extremists strapped on a crude pipe bomb, slipped unnoticed into the nation's...

    White Ex-Cop Gets 20 Years for Walter Scott Slaying

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — One by one, relatives of the late Walter Scott urged a judge to mete out a significant punishment for Michael...

    3 Philadelphia Teens Charged as Adults with Fatally Beating Homeless Man

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police have charged three teen boys with the fatal beating death of a 57-year-old homeless man in Philadelphia. The teens were taken...

    Ohio Man Gets 3 Life Sentences for 2016 Triple Murder

    RAVENNA, Ohio (AP) — A 26-year-old man spit on a courtroom floor in northeast Ohio and declined to give a statement after being sentenced...

    Tampa Police: Finding Gun was Key in Arrest of Suspect in 4 Slayings

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A recent college graduate who is charged in four slayings that terrorized a Tampa neighborhood over the past 51 days...

    24-Year-Old Man Arrested in Tampa Serial Killings

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Police arrested a man late Tuesday and said they will charge him with murder in a string of killings that...

    Conservative Speaker Arrested at UConn after Altercation

    STORRS, Conn. (AP) — A conservative commentator was arrested at the University of Connecticut Tuesday night after a fight broke out during his speech...

    Flint, Michigan Councilman Sentenced for Pawning Laptop

    FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan city council member accused of pawning his publicly owned laptop nine times has been ordered to pay $300...