Man whose sentence was commuted by Obama killed at halfway house

A man whose federal drug charges were commuted by President Obama in November 2016 was killed in what police are describing as an execution. Demarlon C. Thomas, 31, was serving a 19-year prison sentence for a 2008 cocaine charge, but with the commutation, the sentence was to expire on March 22, 2017. When he learned that he would […]

Teen charged with raping man at knifepoint, now faces life in prison

A man in Saginaw, Michigan, found himself in a life-threatening situation when a Black female teen pulled a knife on him. The purpose wasn’t robbery, instead, the girl is being accused of a violent sexual assault. Police say that Lestina Marie Smith, age 17, pulled the knife and forced a 19-year-old victim to engage in […]