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Savannah State Student Christopher Starks Killed in Campus Shooting (Photo Credit: Twitter)

Savannah State Student Christopher Starks Killed in Campus Shooting

Christopher Starks, 22,  was shot and killed at the Savannah State University student center Thursday night. Starks, who is from metro Atlanta, was killed after an altercation broke out. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is handling the case. No arrests have been made in the murder of Christopher Starks.  

by Joy Blake· · Crime
Louisiana Cop Henry Nelson and Shameka Johnson Killed by Harrison Lee Riley Jr.

Louisiana Police Officer Henry Nelson, Shameka Johnson Killed by Harrison Lee Riley Jr.

A Louisiana police officer Henry Nelson was shot and killed by Harrison Lee Riley, Jr., in Sunset, La., on Wednesday. Shameka Johnson was stabbed to death by Riley. The suspect’s wife, Courtney Jolivette and Surlay Johnson are listed in critical condition in local hospitals. KATC reports the incident began Wednesday afternoon at […]

by Joy Blake· · Crime
9-Year-Old Jamyla Bolden Shot Dead While Lying in Bed Doing Homework in Ferguson Home (Photo Credit: KMOV Video Screengrab)

9-Year-Old Jamyla Bolden Shot Dead While Lying in Bed Doing Homework in Ferguson Home

Jesus Take the Wheel: Nine-year-old Jamyla Bolden was fatally shot Tuesday night as she laid in her bed inside her Ferguson home. James Bolden said his only daughter was lying in her bed doing homework inside their home in the 9200 block of Ellison in Ferguson, Mo., at about 9:30 […]

by Joy Blake· · Crime
Ex-Subway Spokesman Jared Fogle Near Plea Deal in Child Pornography Case (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

Ex-Subway Spokesman Jared Fogle Near Plea Deal in Child Pornography Case

#BREAKING: There are reports that former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle is expected to reach a plea deal in a child pornography case. Law enforcement agents raided Fogle’s Zionsville, Ind., home earlier this summer. Russell Taylor, who was the former director of the Jared Foundation, is currently being held in a […]

by Joy Blake· · Crime
Lamar Davenport Arrested in Stabbing Death of Morgan Freeman's Granddaughter (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

Lamar Davenport CHARGED in Stabbing Death of Morgan Freeman’s Granddaughter

Lamar Davenport was arrested and charged with murder in the fatal stabbing of Morgan Freeman’s step-granddaughter E’Dena Hines in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan. Police say Hines had been in a relationship with Lamar Davenport. E’Dena Hines was found with stab wounds to the chest in the street outside her […]

by Joy Blake· · Breaking News, Crime
David Conley Charged with Murder for Deaths of 6 Kids, 2 Adults (Photo Credit: DPS)

Serial Criminal David Conley Charged with MURDER for Deaths of 6 Kids, 2 Adults

Serial criminal David Conley was charged with three counts of capital murder in connection with the deaths of eight people in Harris County, Texas, Saturday. During probably cause court Sunday, a prosecutor recounted Conley’s statement to investigators that he broke in through an open window after the woman he formerly […]

by Joy Blake· · Crime
PICTURED: Thomas LaValley ID's as Shreveport Cop Killed by Grover Cannon (Photo Credit: KSLA Video Screengrab)

PICTURED: Thomas LaValley ID’s as Shreveport Cop Allegedly Killed by Grover Cannon

Shreveport police officer Thomas LaValley killed in the line of duty on Wednesday. A manhunt is underway of his suspected killer, Grover Cannon. Bossier City police and the Louisiana State Police are assisting in the search for Cannon. Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler issued a statement on Officer Thomas LaValley’s death: […]

Sister of Memphis Copkiller Tremaine Wilbourn Says He Acted in Self Defense (Photo Credit: NBC Video Screengrab)

Sister of Memphis Copkiller Tremaine Wilbourn Says He Acted in Self Defense

Callie Watkins, the sister of Memphis copkiller Tremaine Wilbourn said he was “defending himself.” Wilbourn is being held on $9 million for the murder of police officer Sean Bolton, 33, according to court documents. Watkins said “Tremaine ain’t no bad person. He was defending hisself. You know how they do, […]

Ex-Con Tremaine Wilbourn Wanted for Memphis Cop Sean Bolton's Murder

Ex-Con Tremaine Wilbourn Wanted for Memphis Cop Sean Bolton’s Murder

A warrant has been issued for Tremaine Wilbourn in the shooting death of Memphis police officer Sean Bolton during a traffic stop Saturday night. Police director Toney Armstrong said during a press conference on Sunday that Bolton interrupted a drug transaction when he approached a Mercedes Benz because it was […]

Memphis Police Officer Sean Bolton Killed During Traffic Stop

Officer Sean Bolton Murder: Memphis Police Dept. Director Says “All Lives Matter”

Black Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong says “all lives matter” following murder of Officer Sean Bolton. A manhunt is underway for the suspect who fatally shot Memphis police officer Sean Bolton during a traffic stop Saturday night. Bolton, a 10-year veteran of the department, was shot multiple times by a […]