Jason Marz/Getty Images (DETROIT) — Detroit police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old man suffering a mental health crisis in October acted in self-defense and will not face any charges, the Wayne County Prosecutor’s office said. A report from the prosecutor’s office said the officers acted in self-defense because they spoke to […]

Jason Marz/Getty Images (LINCOLN COUNTY, Miss.) — D’Monterrio Gibson, the 24-year-old Mississippi man who authorities say escaped a racially motivated attempted murder, said he’s “satisfied” that charges were upgraded against the two men suspected of ambushing him. A Lincoln County grand jury indicted Gregory Case, 57, and Brandon Case, 35, who are father and son, […]

ABC News (NEW YORK) — The mother and sister of Shanquella Robinson, the 25-year-old woman who died while vacationing in Mexico last month, told ABC News’ Good Morning America in an exclusive interview that they knew she didn’t die of alcohol poisoning. Her death is being investigated as a femicide, a form of gender-based violence, […]

Luke Sharrett for The Washington Post via Getty Images (LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY) — A female student who was caught on camera using racial slurs towards a Black student at the University of Kentucky will voluntarily withdraw from the university, according to her attorney. Sophia Rosing, 22, the senior at the University of Kentucky, plans to withdraw […]

RapidEye/Getty Images (DETROIT) — The family of Porter Burks, a 20-year-old schizophrenic man killed by Detroit police, is suing four unnamed officers for $50 million, according to the family’s attorney, Geoffrey Fieger, who announced the lawsuit at a press conference Tuesday. Fieger lists the officers as “unknown” because he claims Detroit Police Chief James White […]

olaser/Getty Images/Stock (MILWAUKEE) — A Wisconsin man is facing a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge after a video circulated online that appeared to show him grabbing a Black man around his neck after a dispute about an alleged bicycle theft, according to a criminal complaint filed in Milwaukee County Circuit Court. The Milwaukee Police Department told ABC […]

Courtesy of Kennedy Wainaina (NEW YORK) — Family members of Irene Gakwa, a 32-year-old Black woman who went missing in Wyoming, are still seeking answers to what happened to her over 7 months into the search. “It gets harder and harder each day,” Chris Gakwa, her older brother, said in an interview with ABC News. […]

Thinkstock/Getty Images (GULFPORT, Miss.) — The shooting of a Black teenager by police in Gulfport, Mississippi, has led to outcry from family members and activists who say the teen was unarmed with his hands up when he was confronted by police. The teen died days later after being taken off life support. Police say 15-year-old […]

Sheila Paras/Getty Images (DETROIT) — Detroit police said they fired 38 shots in three seconds at Porter Burks, a 20-year-old schizophrenic Black man, as he was in an apparent mental health crisis, killing him. During a press conference on Tuesday with Detroit Police Chief James White, snippets of body camera footage were shown of events […]

ABC News (NEW YORK) — The mother of Donovan Lewis, a Black man fatally shot by Columbus, Ohio police, spoke exclusively with ABC News’ Linsey Davis in her first interview since her son’s death — telling Davis she found out about her son’s death on the internet. “I made it to the scene while they […]


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