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Archive for February 28th, 2013

Ammar Harris, Suspect in Las Vegas Strip Shooting, Arrested in Los Angeles

BREAKING:  Ammar Harris, the suspect in the Las Vegas Strip shooting that left three dead — Kenneth Cherry (AKA Kenny Clutch), taxi driver Michael Boldon and passenger Sandi Sutton-Wasmund — arrested in Los Angeles.

by Janet Shan· · Crime News
St. Lucie County Sgt. Gary Morales Killed During Traffic Stop, Suspect Arrested

St. Lucie County Sgt. Gary Morales Killed During Traffic Stop, Suspect Arrested

FALLEN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER:  St. Lucie County Sgt. Gary Morales killed while making a traffic stop in the 3200 block of Naylor Terrace Thursday morning. Sgt. Gary Morales was killed when the suspect exited his vehicle and opened fire, striking him as he sat in his patrol car. Sgt. Morales […]

by Janet Shan· · Fallen Law Enforcement Officer
Businessweek Apologizes for Racist Cover Warning Minorities Will Be Buying Houses Again

Businessweek Apologizes for Racist Cover Warning Minorities Will Be Buying Houses Again

RACE IN AMERICA:  Businessweek apologizes for racist cover photo accompanying its cover story about the return of aggressive mortgage lending products is really something else. In other words, the cover is sending the message that minorities will return to purchasing houses again. Really? “Our cover illustration last week got strong reactions, […]

Lawrence Reed ID’d as Suspect in the Murder of Clarksdale Mayoral Candidate Marco McMillian

Lawrence Reed ID’d as Suspect in the Murder of Clarksdale Mayoral Candidate Marco McMillian

Lawrence Reed, 22, identified as the person of interest in police custody in the murder of openly gay mayoral candidate Marco McMillian, whose body was found Wednesday in Coahoma County, Miss. Marco McMillian’s body was found near the Mississippi River, between Sherard and Rena Lara. He had been missing since […]

by Janet Shan· · Black Politics, Murder Charges
Five Things to Know Today Feb. 28:  Bob Woodward Accuses White House of Threatening Him

Five Things to Know Today Feb. 28: Bob Woodward Accuses White House of Threatening Him

Five things to know today, Feb. 28:  Bob Woodward, of Watergate fame, is accusing the White House of threatening him; Steven Spielberg to head Cannes jury; Pope Benedict XVI leaves the Vatican and Republicans pick convicted felon to run for former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.’s seat. 1. BENEDICT XVI LEAVES […]

by Janet Shan· · Latest News, Politics
Police Brutality:  Taxi Driver Mido Macia Dragged Behind Police Vehicle, Beaten to Death in South Africa

Police Brutality: Taxi Driver Mido Macia Dragged Behind Police Vehicle, Beaten to Death in South Africa

POLICE BRUTALITY IN SOUTH AFRICA:  South Africa is in the news again for all the wrong reasons. An amateur video aired Thursday shows Mido Macia, a 27 year old taxi driver from Mozambique, tied to the back of a South African Police Service vehicle and dragged down the street. The […]

Michael Winans Jr., Member of Winans Gospel Music Family, Sentenced to 165 Months in Ponzi Scheme

Michael Winans Jr., a member of gospel music’s first family, the Winans, was sentenced to nearly 14 years in prison for an $8 million Ponzi scheme that was promoted in church pulpits. According to MyFoxDetroit, two of Michael Winans Jr.’s victims spoke in federal court Wednesday, telling a judge that […]