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A Louisiana newly wed couple took their dream trip to Punta Cana not knowing that it would be their last trip together, as it is being reported that Susan Simoneaux has passed away after returning from her honey moon then having to be rushed to the hospital for having fluid on her lungs. Susan Simoneaux […]

Members of the White House have condemned the attacks in New Zealand, even promising to follow up on what led up the deaths of those in the Mosque.   President Donald Trump said Friday he does not regard white nationalism as a rising global threat in the aftermath of mosque terror attacks in New Zealand […]

CLEVELAND – The families of Craig Bickerstaff, Angelo Kirkman and Tamir Rice gathered on the steps of the Justice Center Tuesday afternoon, begging for a change to Cleveland’s Community Policing Plan. All three young men were shot and killed by Cleveland Police officers — Craig 16 years ago, Angelo 11 years ago, and Tamir four […]

The study in which 4,645 deaths have been counted is noted as a possible “underestimate.”   Nearly 5,000 people died in Hurricane Maria’s aftermath in Puerto Rico, far greater than the 64 deaths counted as the storms’ official toll, according to a new study from Harvard. The findings, published Tuesday in the New England Journal of Medicine, […]

Seven inmates were killed and 17 more injured in a deadly series of fights at Lee Correctional Institution Sunday night, according to the S.C. Department of Corrections (SCDC).   Riots that killed seven inmates and injured 17 others at Lee Correctional Sunday night all began with territory, contraband and cell phones, according to an initial […]

Actor Robert Guillaume, a two-time Emmy winner for portraying the acidic butler Benson on a pair of ABC sitcoms, has died. He was 89. Guillaume – who also starred in theater and voiced the wise mandrill Rafiki in Disney’s 1994 film “The Lion King” and its related sequels, video games and TV series – died Tuesday […]

Christopher “Big Black” Boykin, star of MTV’s reality series “Rob & Big,” has died at age 45, his management confirmed on Tuesday. An official cause of death has yet to be announced, but multiple people connected to Boykin tell TMZ they believe it was a heart attack. Boykin rose to public popularity as the best […]

Walter “Junie” Morrison, keyboardist and producer for funk band Ohio Players and producer/performer with George Clinton’s Parliament-Funkadelic, has died, according to Billboard. He was believed to be 62. Morrison also worked with R&B group Soul II Soul, and released solo music under the name BoyInSea in 2011. His death was announced by Dam-Funk, who said […]

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) – A federal court has found accused Emanuel AME Church shooter Dylann Roof competent to stand trial. Jury selection for the case will resume next Monday at 9 a.m. Roof, 22, is accused of shooting and killing nine parishioners an hour after joining them in bible study on June 17, 2015. The suspect pleaded not guilty […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio– A group organized a ‘Solidarity March for Justice’ following the police-involved shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. The group #organizeCLE marched through the streets of Cleveland this afternoon to protest the killings of Sterling and Castile. Their deaths have sparked days of protest across the country. Hundreds of people were arrested over the weekend in New York, […]

You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience. Janet Jackson has shared a video honoring victims of the Orlando shooting tragedy. To make a political point, the video – set to “Shoulda Known Better,” off of Jackson’s 2015 album Unbreakable – begins with footage of two mothers speaking with […]

The Death Row co-founders’ relationship is an interesting one. Suge Knight may currently be in jail on murder charges, but his lawyer claims Dr. Dre tried to put a hit out on him, notes Pitchfork. Suge’s lawyers said the August 2014 incident in which he was shot several times was orchestrated by Dre. In the legal filing, attorney Thaddeus Culpepper […]