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Jermonte Fletcher, an Ohio man wanted by federal authorities for allegedly distributing cocaine, was shot dead Tuesday morning by U.S. marshals, the New York Daily News reports.
A 13-year-old Minnesota boy lost his life when his older brother accidentally shot and killed him with their father’s gun while playing cops and robbers in their home, the New York Daily News reports.
One of the timeliest and most relevant documentaries to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, this week may just be 3 1/2 Minutes. That is the amount of time it took for Michael Dunn, a white man, to argue with and then shoot and kill Jordan Davis, an unarmed black teenager, in Florida on Nov. 23, 2012. The dispute started at a Jacksonville gas station when Dunn complained about the volume of music coming from the car Jordan was in with three friends.
Nine African-American men—one posthumously—are expected to have their criminal records wiped clean of a trespassing conviction they got in 1961 when they staged a sit-in at a whites-only lunch counter in South Carolina, the Associated Press reports.
Greg Anthony's days as a CBS sports commentator have been on hold since he was suspended indefinitely after news broke that the former NBA player had been arrested for soliciting a prostitute. Now new details have surfaced that Anthony agreed to pay a "D.C. police officer who was working undercover as a prostitute $80," according to arrest records viewed by the Washington Post.