Afro Briefs

Afro Briefs

    Canceled $30K Wedding Becomes Dinner for Indiana Homeless

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana woman didn't want her canceled $30,000 wedding to go to waste, so she threw a party for the...

    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...

    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...