Afro Briefs

Afro Briefs

    Progress Elusive in Baton Rouge Neighborhood Rocked by Police Shooting

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A year ago, Abdullah Muflahi rushed outside his convenience store, whipped out his cellphone and began taping moments before...

    Ohio Patrol: Man Fatally Shot by Trooper a Homicide Suspect

    VANDALIA, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Highway Patrol says a trooper fatally shot a knife-wielding man suspected of homicide after he had rammed his...

    In Connecticut Prison, it’s the Inmates Leading Counseling

    SOMERS, Conn. (AP) — Imprisoned for killing a man, Edward White initially feared retaliation when he learned an acquaintance, his fellow inmate, was his...

    Texas Officials: 13-Yr-Old Girl Found Dead Kidnapped over Drug Theft

    DALLAS (AP) — Court records indicate that a 13-year-old girl who was found dead in a house over the weekend was kidnapped after...

    White Man Facing Murder Charges in Road-Rage Slaying of Black Woman, 18

    WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man was in custody Sunday for what a prosecutor called the "savage" and "senseless" death of a...

    Rapper Finese 2Tymes Held on Unrelated Charges after Little Rock Shooting

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A rapper whose concert in Little Rock was the site of a shooting that left 28 people injured was...

    Little Rock Police: 25 People Shot at Nightclub

    Little Rock, Ark. (AP) — Police say 25 people were shot after gunfire rang out Saturday at a rap show at a downtown Little...

    Doctor Who Shot 7 at NYC Hospital Had Made Threats to Kill

    NEW YORK (AP) — It took two years, but Dr. Henry Bello made good on his threats. After he was forced to resign as...

    Young Black Woman Fatally Shot by Reportedly White Driver in Apparent Penn. Road Rage...

    WEST GOSHEN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a driver shot a recent Pennsylvania high school graduate in the head, killing her, as the two...

    3 Chicago Police Officers Indicted in Laquan McDonald Case

    CHICAGO (AP) — Three Chicago police officers were indicted Tuesday on felony charges that they conspired to cover up the actions of a White...

    No Charges Filed in Okla. Police Fatal Shooting of Mentally Ill Black Man

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Investigators have found no criminal wrongdoing in the police killing of a mentally ill, knife-wielding Black man last week by...

    Philando Castile’s Family Reaches $3M Settlement in Death

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The mother of Philando Castile, a Black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last July, has reached a nearly $3...