17 9 / 2014

Rasheeda Watley’s Dad, Christina Spivey Accuse Denver Broncos Players of Violence

Attorney Gloria Allred wasted no time in going after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and the organization’s lack of a policy to address violence by their players.

Rasheeda Watley’s Dad, Christina Spivey Accuse Denver Broncos Players of Violence

Attorney Gloria Allred wasted no time in going after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and the organization’s lack of a policy to address violence by their players.

17 9 / 2014

Gloria Allred to Discuss Domestic Violence Allegations Against 2 NFL Players

NFL Drama:  Attorney Gloria Allred has called an afternoon news conference in Atlanta to discuss what she calls “two individuals who allege that they or a family member were victims of violence and abuse by an NFL player.” —

Gloria Allred to Discuss Domestic Violence Allegations Against 2 NFL Players

NFL Drama:  Attorney Gloria Allred has called an afternoon news conference in Atlanta to discuss what she calls “two individuals who allege that they or a family member were victims of violence and abuse by an NFL player.” —

16 9 / 2014

Bryce Masters ID’d as Teen Tasered by Independence MO Cop During Traffic Stop

Bryce Masters ID'd as Teen Tasered by Independence MO Cop During Traffic Stop

Bryce Masters ID’d as Teen Tasered by Independence MO Cop During Traffic Stop (Photo credit: Facebook)

Bryce Masters, 17, is in critical condition after being tasered by an Independence, Mo., police officer during a traffic stop in suburban Kansas City on Sunday.

The FBI’s Kansas City Division has launched an investigation after Officer Tim Runnels used a stun gun on the teen after stopping a car…

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16 9 / 2014

Baltimore City Cop Vincent Cosom on Leave Following Abuse Claim by Kollin Truss

Baltimore City Cop Vincent Cosom on Leave Following Abuse Claim by Kollin Truss

Baltimore City Cop Vincent Cosom on Leave Following Abuse Claim by Kollin Truss (Photo credit: Video Screengrab)

Baltimore City police officer Vincent Cosom has been placed on administrative leave one day after Kollin Truss accused him of police brutality that was captured on a police surveillance camera.

Kollin Truss was arrested following a June 15 assault of his then-girlfriend, Stephanie…

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16 9 / 2014

Shell Casings at Eric Frein’s Home Match Those Found at Police Barracks Shooting Scene

#BREAKING: Police say shell casings found at Eric Frein’s home in Canadensis, Pa., match those found at scene of Pennsylvania State Police barracks shooting in Blooming Grove  last Friday.

Shell Casings at Eric Frein’s Home Match Those Found at Police Barracks Shooting Scene

#BREAKING: Police say shell casings found at Eric Frein’s home in Canadensis, Pa., match those found at scene of Pennsylvania State Police barracks shooting in Blooming Grove  last Friday.

15 9 / 2014

Grand Jury Has Until January to Decide Whether to Charge Darren Wilson

The grand jury in the Michael Brown shooting now has until January to decide whether or not to bring charges against Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.

Grand Jury Has Until January to Decide Whether to Charge Darren Wilson

The grand jury in the Michael Brown shooting now has until January to decide whether or not to bring charges against Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.

15 9 / 2014

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson Being Investigated for Abusing Another Son

Reports: Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is being investigated for second abuse case involving other son.

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson Being Investigated for Abusing Another Son

Reports: Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is being investigated for second abuse case involving other son.

15 9 / 2014

FBI Launches Investigation After Independence Cop Tases Teen During Traffic Stop

FBI Launches Investigation After Independence Cop Tases Teen During Traffic Stop

FBI Launches Investigation After Independence Cop Tases Teen During Traffic Stop (Photo Credit: Flickr via JasonBain)

The FBI Kansas City Division has launched an investigation into allegations a police officer used excessive force when he tased a 17-year-old male in Independence, Mo., after an altercation occurred on Sunday during a traffic stop.

The teen is listed in critical condition after…

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15 9 / 2014

Leon Ford, Left Paralyzed After Being Shot During Traffic Stop, Acquitted on Assault Charges

Leon Ford, Left Paralyzed After Being Shot During Traffic Stop, Acquitted on Assault Charges

Leon Ford, Left Paralyzed After Being Shot During Traffic Stop, Acquitted on Assault Charges

Leon Ford, who was left paralyzed after officers shot him during a November 2012 traffic stop on Pittsburgh’s East End, was found not guilty on two counts of aggravated assault. The jury deadlocked on all the other charges.

Ford was charged after fleeing from officers during a traffic stop. They opened…

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14 9 / 2014

HBCU Virginia State University in Financial Trouble as Enrollment Falls

HBCU Virginia State University in Financial Trouble as Enrollment Falls

HBCU Virginia State University in Financial Trouble as Enrollment Falls (Phot credit: Wikipedia)

Virginia State University is in trouble as enrollment falls by “550 students this year” and the historically black university is “facing a $5.3 million shortfall, including a $2.4 million reduction in support.”

“I think Virginia State is in trouble,” Terone B. Green, who serves on the board of…

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