Tag: murder

Tennessee Store Clerk Faces Up to 60 Years for Murdering a Black Teen Over a $2 Beer

Photo: iStock Seventeen-year-old Dorian Harris shoplifted a $2 beer from a local corner store and it cost him his life. Now, the store clerk responsible for shooting and killing the teen is facing up to 60 years in prison after being found guilty of murder in the second degree. Lawyers for Anwar Ghazali argued the […]

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Brutal Murder of 19 People in Mexico Could Be Related to Avocado Trade, Expert Says

On Thursday morning, the residents of Uruapan, Mexico, woke up to a scene too grisly to even be called nightmarish. Nine bodies were discovered hanging from an overpass, and some of them had been partially stripped of their clothes. Seven more bodies—some dismembered, some decapitated—were found under a nearby pedestrian bridge. And three others were […]

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2 Moms Who Fought Gun Violence in Chicago Killed in Drive-By Shooting: ‘Who’s Next?’

Image: iStock Andrea Stoudemire and Chantell Grant dedicated their lives to combating the rampant gun violence tearing apart their neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago, only to meet their untimely demise courtesy of stray bullets. CBS News reports that on July 26, Stoudemire, 35, and Grant, 26, were killed by gunfire intended for an […]

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Teens Sought for Multiple Murders Have Far-Right Links: Report

Bryer Schmegelsky, left, and Kam Mcleod, right. Photo via RCMP.  This article originally appeared on VICE Canada. Two teens sought by police in connection to three killings in northern British Columbia have expressed far-right ideology online, and one posed for photos of himself in Nazi wear, reports the Globe and Mail. The Globe reports that […]

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Missing Teens Now Suspects in Multiple Murders in Northern British Columbia

Bryer Schmegelsky, left, and Kam McLeod, right. Photo via RCMP.  This article originally appeared on VICE Canada. Police in British Columbia say two previously missing teens are now suspects in a number of recent murders in northern British Columbia. Police say that 19-year-old Kam McLeod and 18-year-old Bryer Schmegelsky of Port Alberni, whose truck was found […]

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What We Know About the Couple Murdered in Northern Canada

Chynna Deese kisses Lucas Fowler on the cheek. Photo via Facebook.  This article originally appeared on VICE Canada. One week ago, a road worker was making his way down a British Columbia highway when he discovered the bodies of two tourists. The bodies were that of Chynna Deese, 24, of Charlotte, North Carolina, and Lucas […]

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Death of Civil Rights Activist Sadie Roberts-Joseph Ruled a Homicide

Baton Rouge African-American Museum Founder Sadie Roberts-JosephScreenshot: CBS (YouTube) Authorities have revealed the cause of death of Sadie Roberts-Joseph, a beloved activist and pillar of her Baton Rouge, La., community. According to Buzzfeed News, a preliminary autopsy conducted by the East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner’s Office determined that the 75-year-old died of “traumatic asphyxia, including […]

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Murder Victim’s Sons Attack Their Mother’s Killer in Court

Screenshot: Fox 66 In the criminal justice system, the people are represented by three separate yet equally important groups: the police, who investigate crime; the district attorneys, who prosecute the offenders and the victims’ family, who often wish they could offer a can of whoop-ass to the defendant. This is their story. Two Ohio men […]

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Queen Sugar’s Season 4 Levels Up the Drama Each Episode! Let’s Recap Episode 4 in GIFs!

Photo: Skip Bolen (Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. /Courtesy of OWN) Queen Sugar’s fourth season has not disappointed one bit. Not that I expected it to, but the writers continuously find new ways to hit us with shit we absolutely did not see coming. This week’s episode was no different. I had enough moments that elicited […]

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LAPD Opens Internal Police Conduct Investigation in Connection With Nipsey Hussle’s Murder Case

Nipsey Hussle attends Rihanna’s 4th Annual Diamond Ball benefitting The Clara Lionel Foundation on September 13, 2018, in New York City. Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris (Getty Images for Diamond Ball) It looks like Nipsey Hussle’s murder case has added yet another layer to its investigation. According to AP News, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) has […]

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Zoe Spears Becomes 10th Black Trans Woman Killed This Year

Photo: iStock Maryland police are investing the death of 23-year-old Zoe Spears, the 10th transgender woman to be killed in America this year—each of whom has been black. The 9th Black Trans Woman Has Been Killed This Year On Wednesday, the body of Chanel Scurlock—a transgender black woman—was discovered in a field in… Read more […]

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The 9th Black Trans Woman Has Been Killed This Year

Brenda Scurlock talks to reporters after the murder of her transgender daughter Chanel.Screenshot: WRAL Video On Wednesday, the body of Chanel Scurlock—a transgender black woman—was discovered in a field in Lumberton, N.C. shortly after midnight. She was 23. The Advocate reports that the victim was identified by friends and activists after suffering an unspecified number […]

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Ashton Kutcher Testified That He Was ‘Freaking Out’ After A Woman He Was Dating Was Murdered By A Serial Killer

Getty Image Earlier this month, it was revealed that actor Ashton Kutcher was expected to testify in the upcoming trial of Michael Gargiulo, an alleged serial killer better known as the “Hollywood Ripper.” He stands accused of brutally murdering at least three women and is currently on trial in Los Angeles for charges relating to […]

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CEO Who Sold Encrypted Phones to the Sinaloa Cartel Sentenced to Nine Years

Photo via shutterstock. The CEO of a company that provided encrypted phones to criminal organizations including the Sinaloa Cartel was sentenced to nine years imprisonment in a San Diego courtroom Tuesday. Vincent Ramos, a 41-year-old Canadian man from Richmond, British Columbia, was found guilty of racketeering conspiracy and forfeited $80 million as well as international […]

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