Afro Briefs

Afro Briefs

    Texas About to Execute Another Black Man

    HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A man dressed in black and wearing a hood and gloves kicked in the door of a San Antonio apartment...

    Grand Jury to Get Case of Man Accused of Killing 8

    BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — A grand jury can decide whether to indict a Mississippi man charged with killing a deputy, his mother-in-law and six...

    Woman Convicted of Taking Baby at Mall Gets 1½ to 7 Years

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A woman convicted of befriending another woman at a suburban Philadelphia shopping mall and then taking her baby has been...

    State Attorney: No Sex Assault Charges for Michael Irvin

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Former Dallas Cowboys star Michael Irvin will not be charged with sexual assault after Florida prosecutors said Monday that...

    Feds Reviewing Ohio Police Shooting of Unarmed Sam DuBose

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Two years after a White Ohio police officer fatally shot an unarmed Black motorist in the head, the case is in...

    Self-Described Florida Drug Dealer Calls 911, Reports Stolen Cocaine

    FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Calling 911 to report a stolen bag of cocaine probably wasn't the best idea for a self-described Florida...

    Miami 10-Yr.-Old Boy’s Death Shows Powerful Opioid’s Chilling Potential

    MIAMI (AP) — A 10-year-old boy from a drug-ridden Miami neighborhood apparently died of a fentanyl overdose last month, becoming one of Florida's littlest...

    Police: Doris Payne, 86, Notorious Jewel Thief Arrested Again

    ATLANTA (AP) — A notorious jewel thief with an illicit career spanning six decades has been caught stealing again, but she wasn't after sparkly...

    Community Awaits Answers in Fatal Minnesota Police Shooting

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An Australian woman who called 911 to report what she believed to be an active sexual assault was shot and killed...

    Case Dropped vs. Cincinnati Ex-Cop in Unarmed Black Man’s Shooting

    CINCINNATI (AP) — A White police officer who fatally shot an unarmed Black motorist during a Cincinnati traffic stop won't face a third trial,...

    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...