NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man on Wednesday was acquitted of locking five teenagers in an abandoned home in 1978 and burning them to death in retaliation for stealing marijuana, ending a case that went cold until 2008 because no bodies were ever found. A jury in Newark found Lee Evans not guilty […]

Despite the negative stereotypes of athletes and crime, it is rare that athletes are actually charged with murder. Sometimes the issues are domestic, sometimes the charges are false, but all make for disturbing stories. Here are five of numerous professional athletes charged with murder. See Also: See Also: Black Travel: How About Europe And A […]

AUSTIN — An Austin, Texas man is in police custody after he was arrested for running over and killing his mother with his car. EMS responders were transporting 72-year-old Virginia Samuelson from her car to an ambulance to treat injuries she suffered from a fight with her son Shaun Samuelson, 45, when he intentionally ran her […]

OAKLAND– The former leader of a once-influential Oakland community group was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole for ordering the killing of three men, including a journalist who was working on a story about the financial troubles of the organization. Oakland Post Editor Chauncey Bailey was the first American journalist killed on U.S. […]

BOONTON, N.J-Kashif Parvaiz admitted to orchestrating the killing of his wife, Nazish Noorani, with his mistress, Antoinette Stephen. Noorani and Parvaiz were both shot in the Boonton, New Jersey but police began to suspect he was involved after they discovered flaws in his story. Parvais’s original story had police suspicious of a hate crime after […]

NEW YORK-19-year-old Dasheem Campbell was arrested and charged with murder for killing a 20-year-old college student who was trying to stop his brother from being robbed for 50 cents. The New York Daily News reports: “Yo, you guys got fifty cents?” Campbell asked the men, witnesses told police. One of the young men then pulled […]

RANKIN COUNTY, MS — A young man is alleged to have killed his friend after an argument about a girl and a Twitter post. Dorian Cyrus allegedly killed his friend  Jeffery Taylor Jenkins after an argument on social media network, Twitter. The Grio reports: The two were suspected to be having an argument about a […]

Video has been released of the killing of James Craig Anderson, a 49-year-old auto plant worker, who was killed by a group of white men. One of the teens involved said “let’s go f**k with some n****,” before the incident began, according to police. The group then proceeded to beat Anderson and run him over […]

Casey Anthony, the woman from Orlando Florida accused of killing her 3-year-old daughter, Kaylee Anthony has been found not guilty of  murdering her daughter. She was only found guilty of providing false information to an officer.

NEW YORK — A Bronx dad, who thought two parking attendants stole his coveted cologne, instigated a bloody brawl that left his son dead just hours after his high school graduation. Isayah Muller, 19, was stabbed to death Tuesday when he rushed to help his dad, Andre, a career criminal who allegedly attacked an attendant […]

CHICAGO— A Chicago mother smothered her 3-month-old son because he wouldn’t stop crying, strapped him into a stroller and went shopping. Authorities said Toyrianna Smith, 20, beat and suffocated her son, Ken Blackman Jr., at a friend’s home after drinking vodka with friends in South Chicago. The next morning Smith reportedly put a blanket over […]

NEWARK, N.J. — 19-year-old Rasul McNeil-Thomas was charged with murder yesterday for killing an off-duty police officer in a drive-by shooting. The Westward Patch reports: William C. Johnson, 45, a 16-year veteran of the Newark Police Department, who was assigned to the communications division, was unarmed and not working when he was shot shortly before 10 […]