Afro Briefs

Afro Briefs

    The Latest: Source: NY Judge’s Death Believed to be Suicide

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the death of a New York judge (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Investigators have found no signs of foul...

    Manhunt Underway for Man Who Live-Streamed Homicide

    CLEVELAND (AP) — A manhunt is underway for a suspect who police say killed a man on the street Sunday while streaming it live...

    After Barring Rapid Succession Executions, Black Arkansas Judge Participates in Anti-Death Protest

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — After barring Arkansas from executing eight inmates in rapid succession because of a dispute over how it obtained one...

    Judge Halts Arkansas Plan to Execute 8 Inmates in 11 Days

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge dealt another blow Saturday to Arkansas' unprecedented plan to execute eight inmates in an 11-day period,...

    Former NFL Patriot Star Hernandez, Serving Life, Acquitted in 2 Slayings

    BOSTON (AP) — Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez, already serving a life sentence for a 2013 murder, was acquitted Friday in a 2012 double...

    Easter-Day

    1st Black Woman on N.Y. State’s Highest Court Found Dead on Bank of Hudson...

    NEW YORK (AP) — The first Black woman appointed to the state's highest court has been found dead on the bank of the Hudson...

    Teacher, Boy Die When Husband Opens Fire in California Class

    SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A man walked into his estranged wife's elementary school classroom in San Bernardino and opened fire without saying a...

    British Vogue Gets New Chief Editor after 25 Years

    LONDON (AP) — British Vogue's search for a new leader has come to an end with the naming of Edward Enninful as the magazine's...

    Charleston Church Shooter Pleads Guilty to State Charges

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Convicted Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof was given nine consecutive life sentences in state prison after he pleaded guilty to...

    Lynch at Harvard Conference: Americans Must Come Before President, Congress

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Friday encouraged her successor to remember the American people are the Department of...

    Judge Sets Date for “Suge” Knight Murder Trial

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California judge on Thursday said the murder trial of former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight will begin in January...