Crime

On Friday (January 27), the city of Memphis released body cam and sky cam footage of the arrest and subsequent assault of 29-year-old Tyre Nichols. Nichols was pulled over in a traffic stop by five police officers who then began to assault the motorist. Ultimately, Nichols was hospitalized for his injuries and died days later. […]

The police beating of Tyre Nichols that led to his death will get even more heartbreaking now that body cam footage has been released.

On January 7th in Memphis, Tennessee, a routine traffic stop turned deadly after Nichols was pulled over for reckless driving. After things took a turn for the worse, Nichols was beaten to the point of hospitalization. He died three days later.

An early morning house fire in West Baltimore left two people injured and 11 puppies dead, officials said. According to reports from WBAL-TV, officers responded to a call for a reported fire shortly before 7:30 a.m. in the 500 block of Bentalou Street. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pN51Ft4cnk Firefighters arrived shortly after and extinguished the flames. Inside the house, […] The post 11 Puppies Dead, 2 People Injured, In Early Morning West Baltimore House Fire appeared first on 92 Q.

White store clerks in Austin County, Texas, attacked 65-year-old Betty Smith for finding a $50 bill on the floor. Protesters are calling for the store to be boycotted and the arresting officers to be held accountable. The post Texas Store Clerks Attack Elderly Black Woman Over $50 Bill In A Crash Course On White Privilege appeared first on NewsOne.

In rather unfortunate news, the mother of R&B heartthrob Sammie has been arrested in connection with the murder of a woman in Orlando, as well as the random shooting of several vehicles in the area. 

Springfield, Illinois EMTs Peter Cadigan and Peggy Finley were sued by the family of Earl Moore, who they are accused of murdering on a gurney. Ben Crump called Moore's death "unlike any case in America." The post Earl Moore Jr.’s Family Sues Illinois EMTs Accused Of Smothering Black Man To Death On Gurney appeared first on NewsOne.

A video from jury selection for Young Thug's RICO trial allegedly shows the rapper and his co-defendant conducting a drug deal in court. The post Video Shows Young Thug Conduct ‘Hand-To-Hand’ Drug Deal In Court, Reporter Says appeared first on NewsOne.

Collier Gwin, who sprayed a homeless woman with a water hose in San Francisco, was jailed after DA Brooke Jenkins secured an arrest warrant. The post Jailed, San Francisco Man Who Sprayed Homeless Woman With Water Faces Months Behind Bars appeared first on NewsOne.

The chief medical examiner of New Mexico indicated that a "gunshot wound to the chest" was the official cause of death, though they did also cite that the shooting was "accidental".