Another day, another pro athlete arrested for domestic violence

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Former NFL star wide receiver and current ESPN analyst Keyshawn Johnson was arrested early Monday morning for misdemeanor domestic battery.    TMZ.com reported the news, indicating that Johnson made $20,000 bail and is no longer in custody following his arrest in Calabasas, Calif. The report provided more details as to what transpired between Johnson and his [...]

Look back on the life of Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter, dead at 76

Hurricane Carter at the height of his career.

Rubin (Hurricane) Carter, a star prizefighter whose career was cut short by a murder conviction in New Jersey and who became an international cause célèbre while imprisoned for 19 years before the charges against him were dismissed, died on Sunday morning at his home in Toronto. He was 76. With a formal education that ended [...]

When Cops Hide Behind Badge to Kill Blacks

Ruby Sales, civil rights activist and founder of The SpiritHouse Project.

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – In 1965, Tuskegee Institute in Alabama was a hotbed for social protest and bred students passionate about equality, justice and civil rights. Seventeen year-old, Ruby Sales, born in Jemison, Ala., was one of those students. “Once you got the religion of civil rights and you were [...]

Teen too “affluent” to go to prison for killing 4 people, but now taxpayers have to pay for his rehab?

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Teen was too “affluent” to understand the consequences of drinking and driving and killing four people, but now the taxpayers of Texas have to pay for his rehab because his parents can’t afford the facility costs. In what universe does this make sense? Ethan Couch was convicted of intoxication manslaughter for a 2013 crash that killed four [...]

Police have not confirmed body found is missing doctor

Dr. Teleka Patrick (Source: ABCNews)

PORTER, IN — The body discovered early Sunday by a fisherman in an Indiana Lake is believed to be missing Kalamazoo Dr. Teleka Patrick, says Jim Carlin, a private investigator hired by her family to assist in the search. Indiana State Police retrieve a body from Lake Charles in Porter, Ind. Sunday morning after a local fisherman reported seeing [...]

Wendy Davis on Fort Hood shooting: ‘Texans are united in deep sorrow’

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Wendy Davis issued the following statement following the tragic shooting at Fort Hood on Wednesday: “Texans are united in deep sorrow at this terrible tragedy.  Our prayers are with the families and all those who serve at Fort Hood.”

Standoff with Fort Hood shooter reported

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Update: There is at least one dead according to media reports.  Fort Hood has confirmed there is an incident on post at Fort Hood. Police are on scene that started around 4:25 near the transportation motor pool.  KENS 5′s sister station KVUE has confirmed there is an active shooter on post. All personnel have been [...]

Iowa man pleaded guilty following online mother-daughter bikini modeling audtion

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An Iowa man pleaded guilty today in the District of Massachusetts to federal child exploitation charges moments before his jury trial was scheduled to begin Monday morning. Acting Assistant Attorney General David A. O’Neil of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz of the District of Massachusetts and Acting Inspector in Charge [...]

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