*WARNING: The link in this story takes you to a video that contains graphic images FALCON HEIGHTS, Minnesota — Authorities say that a man is dead after being shot by police Wednesday evening after being pulled over in a traffic stop. The incident took place in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, near Minneapolis. The victim’s name is […]

  Every day millions of users log into Facebook looking to catch up with old friends or read news of the day. Now, Facebook wants to ensure the stories you’re reading are accurate. The social network made an update to its News Feed to reduce the number of hoaxes or misleading news stories, Facebook announced […]

*CBS has finally addressed the backlash regarding racist statements made by several “Big Brother 15” houseguests.As previously reported, subscribers to the show’s 24-hour live feeds on CBS.com have witnessed several cast members using racial, homophobic and misogynistic slurs in relation to an African American woman, an Asian American woman and a gay man in the […]

CLEVELAND – A well-known Hollywood actor in Cleveland for the filming of the next Marvel movie is taking his experiences to social media. Samuel L. Jackson ( @SamuelLJackson ) has been filming part of a chase/police shooting scene on East 6th Street in downtown Cleveland all week. He plays the role of Nick Fury in […]

“The Big Issue: Addicted to Food” is the first in a new series on TheGrio, taking an in-depth look at issues affecting the African American community. This particular story takes a fresh look at the rates of obesity and weight-related health problems in the black community by focusing on food addiction. New science suggests that […]

Investigators said Wednesday that a 2-month-old infant was poisoned to death by a dangerous drug in his mother’s milk. Police charged the mother with the baby’s murder. Kaisha Poulson is charged with murder in the death of her 2-month-old son, Jack. Police said autopsy results received this week showed that the baby boy died last […]