Tag: Crime

Florida Prison Guards Openly Identifying As White Supremacist Intimidate Black Colleagues And Those Incarcerated

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Joe Sohm/Visions of America / Getty While the nation grapples with the not-guilty verdict in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial, examples of abuses of power within the so-called justice system continue to be brought to light. A new investigative report from the Associated Press documents Florida’s lackluster response to the provocation of […]

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New ‘House of Horrors’ Bodycam Footage Released Ahead of Turpin Sisters’ Diane Sawyer Interview

Newly released bodycam footage shows the moment police found 17-year-old Jordan Turpin, who escaped from her California home to call 911 and tell the responding sheriff’s deputy a horrifying story. Jordan said that she and her 12 siblings were being tortured, chained up and starved by their parents in their home, which later became known as the […]

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Arizona Police Say Lori and Chad Daybell Attempted to Kill Niece’s Ex-Husband in 2019

Police in Arizona are recommending to prosecutors that they charge the so-called Doomsday parents with a new attempted killing. Gilbert Police have recommended that Lori Vallow Daybell and Chad Daybell be charged with first-degree attempted murder for a 2019 shooting. The alleged target was Brandon Boudreax, the husband of Lori Vallow’s niece. Boudreax told police who responded to […]

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Where Is Peng Shuai? China’s Tennis Star Disappears After Accusing Government Official of Sexual Assault

Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai, a three-time Olympian who has won titles at Wimbledon and the French Open, has disappeared from public life after accusing a former high-ranking official in the Chinese Communist Party of sexual assault. Now, the international community, including tennis players like Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams, and even the United Nations’ […]

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Not Guilty: Kyle Rittenhouse Acquitted On All Murder Counts In Kenosha Protest Shootings

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Pool / Getty The white teenager accused of murdering two people and injuring another in Wisconsin at a protest last year stemming from the police shooting of a Black man has been found not guilty on all counts in a high-profile trial that has repeatedly revolved around the topic of race. […]

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Prosecutors Reject Plea Deal From Ahmaud Arbery’s Accused Murderer, Lee Merritt Says

NewsOne Featured Video William “Roddie” Bryan listens to arguments during the trial for Ahmaud Arbery’s shooting death at the Glynn County Courthouse on November 9, 2021, in Brunswick, Georgia.  | Source: Pool / Getty Lawyers for one of the three men charged with the murder of Ahmaud Arbery has reportedly offered the prosecution a plea […]

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What Does It Mean When Juries Take A Long Time Deliberating?

NewsOne Featured Video A person holds a Kyle Rittenhouse’s cardboard mock-up outside of the Kenosha County Courthouse on the third day in the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse on November 18, 2021, in Kenosha, Wisconsin. | Source: Anadolu Agency / Getty Friday begins the fourth day of deliberations for the jury that will decide the fate […]

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Julius Jones Won’t Be Executed But Will Still Spend The Rest Of His Life In Prison

NewsOne Featured Video Source: wiki / iOne Digital Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt granted clemency to Julius Jones Thursday right before his scheduled execution following a recommendation from the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board. Jones’s sentence was reduced from the death penalty to life in prison. Stitt also ordered that Jones never be eligible to apply […]

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Travis McMichael Admits Ahmaud Arbery Never Threatened Him Before Shooting

Defendant Travis McMichael testifies under cross-examination in the Ahmaud Arbery trial at the Glynn County courthouse in Brunswick, Georgia, on Thursday. Photo by Sean Rayford/Getty Images Ahmaud Arbery did not threaten Travis McMichael or signal that he was armed in the moments before he was killed, but McMichael shot him dead during their struggle anyway, jurors […]

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New York Judge Sentences White Rapist To 8 Years Probation And No Prison Time For Sexually Abusing 4 Teenage Girls

NewsOne Featured Video Source: xiangyan meng / Getty Oh, to be young and white while going through America’s criminal justice system. 20-year-old New Yorker Christopher Belter was a teenager when he raped and sexually abused four teenage girls on separate occasions during parties at his parents’ home. In 2019, he pleaded guilty to felony charges […]

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Three Trials, One Lesson: Race, Injustice, and Fear Still Rule

Both criminal trials also arise out of serious concerns about the justice system being far from colorblind when the victims are Black or demonstrators seeking police accountability. Arbery was a Black man who stopped to look at a house being built, as others who were white had surely done before him. But he was the […]

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Memphis Mourns Young Dolph Amid Fears Of Retaliation, Suspicions Of Rap Beef Turning Deadly

NewsOne Featured Video Young Dolph performs during Rolling Loud New York 2021 at Citi Field on October 30, 2021, in New York City. | Source: Jason Mendez / Getty There was a growing number of social media reports linking Wednesday’s shooting death of rapper Young Dolph in Memphis to lingering animosity with a rival local […]

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FBI Offers $20,000 Bounty for Couple on Run After Being Convicted in $20 Million COVID-19 Fraud Scheme: DOJ

The FBI is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the capture of a Los Angeles couple who are on the run after they were convicted in a multimillion-dollar COVID-19 relief scheme, according to published reports. Richard Ayvazyan, 43, and his wife and co-defendant, 37-year-old Marietta Terabelian, were convicted in June for trying to […]

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Trump Supporter’s Reduced Charge For Illegally Voting Draws Attention To Crystal Mason’s 5-Year Prison Sentence

NewsOne Featured Video Like a number of U.S. presidents before him, Donald Jabba-the-White-Supremacist Trump (that’s what the “J.” stands for, right?) was a one-term commander-in-chief who lost his bid for reelection in what the DOJ, the former head of election cybersecurity, state courts, supreme courts and appellate courts all agreed was a fair, virtually fraudulence-free […]

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Maryland Mayor Arrested on ‘Revenge Porn’ Charges for Allegedly Posting Explicit Photos of Former Lover

The mayor of a small Maryland town has been arrested and charged with 50 counts of distributing explicit sexual images of his former girlfriend, authorities said. Andrew Bradshaw, 32, is being held without bail in a Dorchester County jail, according to online records. The mayor of Cambridge, on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, used several usernames containing […]

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