The Coronavirus pandemic has taken away the little things that we took for granted like going to the beauty shop, nail salon and barbershop while forcing us to get creative and/or learn how to do these thing ourselves, just like when mama would put that hot comb on the stove on Saturdays so we looked […]

A South Side Chicago neighborhood was the site of violent clashes between police and residents of a community where an officer fatally shot an African-American man on Saturday evening. Chicago activists have identified the man as Harith Augustus, better known as “Snoop,” a popular barber and proud father who worked in the South Shore community. […]

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) – The Cleveland Heights Police department said around 10:30 a.m. on Noble Road officers responded to a report of shots fired at a barbershop. Police said officers learned that an argument between an employee and a customer had taken place. Investigators said the customer had been shot three times. The victim […]

CLEVELAND– An area barbershop is starting an innovative program that pairs a haircut with a screening for high blood pressure. Waverly Willis, owner of Cleveland’s Urban Kutz Barbershop, said over the yers, he was troubled when some of his customers would vanish, never to been seen again. “And I would ask ‘You know what happened […]

CLEVELAND – Cleveland Police are looking for a woman seen on surveillance video whipping out a pistol and pointing it at people inside her son’s barber shop. The incident happened on April 14 at The AllState Barber College on Lorain Avenue near West 26th Street. A witness said the woman was upset with how long it […]

For nearly 20 years, Zariff, who wouldn’t reveal his last name and said age “didn’t matter” (he’s right), has been President Barack Obama’s trusted barber. But the Chicago native didn’t start out wanting to become a barber; he dreamed of being a hairstylist. After graduating from cosmetology school, he applied for a position at Hyde […] South Carolina police arrested a barber after he allegedly pulled a gun on a man and told him he “does not cut Black hair,” according to NBC Charlotte. Larry Thomas, 65, was charged with pointing and presenting firearms at Arthur Hill of Fort Mill, South Carolina. The incident occurred after Hill reportedly visited the shop […]

A Georgia man upset with his beard trimming, was stabbed with a straight razor by the barber who performed the cut last Wednesday. Carl Gilbert turned himself into the authorities shortly after the incident took place. The stabbing occurred at C-Lo’s Barber Shop in the town of Lithonia in DeKalb County, according to police reports. The […]

AKRON, Ohio – An Akron barber was a hero Wednesday when he prevented an armed gunman from robbing the beauty shop next door to his barbershop. Terrance Duncan, 43, said he was talking on the phone with his grandmother around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday when he spotted a man glaring at the beauty shop on 920 […]

PARMA, OH (WOIO) – A Parma barber is recovering after one of his regular costumers accidentally shot him in the rear-end. The incident happened on September 29th around 2PM inside Werner’s Barber Shop. Shop owner Kurt Voelker took a bullet to his buttocks when the costumer’s gun fell from his pants and went off. The customer does […]