Afro Briefs

Afro Briefs

    Officers in Seattle Fatal Shooting of Pregnant Black Woman had Crisis Training

    SEATTLE (AP) — The two Seattle police officers who shot and killed a pregnant woman inside her apartment had less lethal options and had...

    Dashcam Video Shows Officer Firing 7 Shots into Castile Car

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota police officer who pulled over Philando Castile politely told the driver that his brake lights were out and calmly...

    Chicago Gang Suspect in Playground Shooting Held without Bond

    CHICAGO (AP) — A visibly angry judge has ordered a Chicago man charged in a shooting at a South Side school playground to be...

    Hundreds Gather at Protest after Minnesota Officer Acquitted in Philando Castile’s Death

    PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota police officer was cleared Friday in the fatal shooting of Philando Castile, a Black motorist whose death captured...

    Minnesota Officer Acquitted in Fatal Shooting of Philando Castile

    PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota police officer was acquitted of manslaughter Friday in the fatal shooting of Philando Castile, a Black motorist whose...

    Oklahoma Law Enforcement Officers Kill Black Man, Sparking Protest

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Three Oklahoma law enforcement officers fatally shot a Black man while trying to pick him up for a mental health...

    Kansas Man Accused of Hate Crime in Death of Indian Citizen

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man accused in a bar shooting in suburban Kansas City that left one Indian national dead and another...

    Following Supreme Ct. Temporary Delay, Robert Melson Executed in Alabama

    ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — A man convicted of killing three people during the 1994 robbery of an Alabama fast-food restaurant was put to death...

    Burning Innocent Bystander Seen on Video Being Kicked by Jersey City Police

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The video shows the dramatic end of a police chase: A man with his clothes ablaze emerges from the...

    Girl, Daughter of NBC Vice President, Killed; Dad Arrested

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban New York man has been accused of suffocating his 7-year-old daughter, whose mother is an NBC vice...

    Grandmother Accused in California Baby’s Slaying was Found Sane in 2015

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California woman suspected of fatally stabbing her 1-year-old granddaughter and wounding her daughter and another young granddaughter spent...

    Man Indicted in Double-Fatal Portland, Oregon, Train Attack

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted Jeremy Christian, the man accused of killing two passengers and wounding a third on a...