Brittney Griner pleads guilty in Russian court

On the morning of July 7, two-time U.S. Olympic gold medalist and WNBA player Brittney Griner pleaded guilty to drug charges in a Russian court. Griner could face up to 10 years in prison under the charge. Her next hearing is set for July 14. In February 2022, Griner was arrested at a Moscow airport […]

Jury reaches verdict in trial of man accused of killing Nipsey Hussle

On July 6, 2022, Eric Holder (no relation to the former U.S. attorney general) was found guilty of first-degree murder for the 2019 fatal shooting of rapper Nipsey Hussle on March 31, 2019. The Los Angeles County jury also found Holder guilty of two counts of attempted voluntary manslaughter for gunfire that hit other men […]

Why federal prosecutors claim R. Kelly poses a serious danger to the public

Prosecutors in the United States have recommended that R. Kelly should serve at least 25 years in prison for sexually abusing women and girls after he was found guilty of racketeering and trafficking last year. In a sentencing memo filed this week, prosecutors said he “preyed upon children and young women for his own sexual […]

Young Thug may soon face the same fate as a New York rapper

Young Thug and Young Slime Life have been at the top of the news recently as the rapper and 28 other members of the gang have been accused of a string of robberies, drug deals, and killings over the years. Now, another rapper may be heading for a lengthy prison sentence in a different state. […]

Cuba Gooding Jr. enters plea in sex case

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. has pleaded guilty to one count of forcible touching. The guilty plea came nearly three years after Gooding’s arrest in the prolonged case. It had been scheduled to go to trial at least twice with an April 2020 trial date that was postponed because of the coronavirus. In 2019 at a […]

Ex-cheerleader found guilty of killing 3 women; may get death penalty

On the evening of Feb. 22, Robert Hayes was found guilty of the deaths of three Florida prostitutes more than 15 years ago. Laquetta Gunther’s body was found in between an auto parts store and an empty utility building around Dec. 2005. Julie Green’s body was found on a dirt road at a construction site […]

Jussie Smollett found guilty

Jussie Smollett has been found guilty of staging a fake racist and anti-gay attack in Chicago and then lying about it to the police. The jury decided that Smollett is guilty on five out of the six felony charges of disorderly conduct charges after deliberating for nine hours over a two-day period. Smollett, 39, now […]

How Black Minneapolis cop was found guilty of murdering White woman

Never before in the history of the state of Minnesota has a police officer ever been convicted in the on-duty shooting death of a civilian, CNN reports. Until now. Former Black Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor was found guilty on Tuesday on murder and manslaughter charges for the 2017 shooting death of a White woman, […]

 Atlanta-area woman ran the biggest prostitution ring in one county’s history

A metro Atlanta area woman has entered a plea in what prosecutors are calling the largest prostitution ring ever busted in DeKalb County, Georgia. Darliene Crenshaw pleaded guilty on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2018, to charges that included keeping a place of prostitution, pimping, sex trafficking and violation of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act. […]

How Bill Cosby brought his own rope to a celebrity lynching

Finally, the Bill  Cosby sex assault trial is over and the comedy icon is officially a sex offender. At the start of the trial, rolling out published the story “Bill Cosby retrial: Will testimony from White victims mean jail?” and some felt the title was inappropriate. But the title reflected that the justice system seems […]

Cop enters surprising plea in killing of Walter Scott

In April 2015 an unarmed Black man named Walter Scott was shot five times in the back by former North Charleston, South Carolina, police officer Michael Slager. Scott was stopped for a minor traffic violation but fearing arrest, he ran from Slager. In his initial report, Slager alleged he killed Scott over a struggle with his […]

Bobby Shmurda facing more jail time after prison shank case

New York rapper Bobby Shmurda has had a tough time in jail since his arrest by the NYPD during a drug bust at an apartment in 2014. When one of the occupants opened the door slightly to see who was there, Officer Douglas Corso and other police officers kicked in the door and illegally entered […]

Jury convicts Charleston church shooter

After weeks of agonizing testimony from victims and graphic evidence racist Dylann Roof has been found guilty. Roof gunned down nine members of Mother Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, during a Bible study meeting. The crime shocked the nation and President Barack Obama sang “Amazing Grace” at the funeral of victim Clementa C. Pinckney, […]

Actor Michael Jace convicted of 2nd-degree murder

Actor Michael Jace, 53, who once played Michael Jordan in the 1999 TV movie “Michael Jordan: An American Hero” andofficer Julian Lowe on “The Shield,” reportedly and sadly killed his wife April on May 19, 2014 at their Hyde Park, California home. He shot her three times. According to media reports, during the 911 call […]

Guilty: White man fatally shoots 13-year-old black boy (graphic video)

John Spooner, 76, of Milwaukee, has been found guilty of fatally shooting 13-year-old Darius Simmons in May 2012. During opening statements on Tuesday, July 16, 2013, the prosecution warned the jury, “The best piece of evidence you’re going to see is the murder. You’re going to actually see what the murder looks like in this […]