Category Archives: Murder

5 arrests made in 1983 ‘racially-motivated’ murder

SPALDING COUNTY, Ga. – Investigators said two men got away with murder for more than three decades thanks, in part, to help from two law enforcement officers. The explosive news came in a news conference from the Spalding County sheriff … Continue reading

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White supremacists vicious assault on Deandre Harris in Charlottesville

A savage attack on a counter-protester during Saturday’s violent “Unite the Right” rally in Virginia evoked memories of the ugliest days of the civil rights movement, an original Freedom Rider said Monday. Among the victims of the Charlottesville violence was … Continue reading

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The Killing of #PhilandoCastile. Dashcam video released

WARNING:  VERY  DISTURBING The legal lynching of #PhilandoCastile. Video just released today. An abomination. This officer is a murderer. Philando obeyed the law. pic.twitter.com/JNXA1XTlVk — Shaun King (@ShaunKing) June 20, 2017

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Friday Open Thread | The Killers of John Hernandez Indicted

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A Harris County deputy and her husband are in custody after a grand jury indicted them for murder. Deputy Chauna Thompson and her husband, Terry, face murder charges for the death of John Hernandez after a … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | ARREST THE KILLERS of #JohnnyHernandez

WARNING: The video is graphic and very disturbing. Johnny Hernandez was choked to death by the husband of Harris County Sheriff Deputy. Terry Thompson puts a chokehold on Johnny Hernandez killing him. He hasn’t been arrested. The Hernandez family deserves … Continue reading

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Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo

McLEAN, Va. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday tossed out two life sentences for one of Virginia’s most notorious criminals, sniper Lee Boyd Malvo, and ordered Virginia courts to hold new sentencing hearings. In his ruling, U.S. District Judge … Continue reading

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In Loving Memory of Trayvon Martin

We honor the life of Trayvon Martin and his family. We stand in solidarity with Sybrina & Tracy Martin as they continue to fight for justice with passion and grace. Trayvon Martin was stalked and gunned down like an animal … Continue reading

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