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A Black teenager who was slammed to the ground by a cop at a Texas pool party in June 2015 has filed a federal lawsuit for $5 million against the officer Eric Casebolt, the city of Mckinney, Texas and its police department.

Caleb Russell, 27, got violent on a Chicago Transit Authority bus when a 48-year-old woman rebuffed his advances.

Plus, Ariz. TV reporter arrested after reportedly defecating on lawn while covering story and a Norfolk anchor clapbacks at viewer who complained about her jewelry.

Following his plan to rectify the “war on drugs” that jailed thousands and destroyed communities, President Obama is expected to commute the sentences of dozens…

This year marks 50 years since Freedom Summer, when nearly 1,000 volunteers travelled throughout the Southern United States to register black Americans to vote. Many…

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VIA WTOP: D.C. Police have arrested at least two more adults in connection with last month’s drive-by shooting in Southeast that killed four people and left five others wounded. Police arrested two adults on Thursday afternoon. A third suspect is still being sought. The arrests come as the District Attorney’s General Office dropped all charges […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: As authorities tell it, the wheelman wasn’t a man but a boy, 14, driving a silver Chrysler minivan with three passengers, at least two of them adults. When they were done shooting, police said, four victims lay dead or dying, and five others were bleeding from wounds. The assailants carried at […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Thirteen shots flew into afternoon rush hour along I-95 southbound Tuesday after an enraged Jaguar driver pulled a gun on the driver of a Ford truck driver that twice had hit the shooter’s car as the pair muscled each other near a merge lane from Route 123, Virginia State Police said. […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Police arrested 27 post-game revelers in College Park after the University of Maryland’s basketball win over Duke, officials said. Accounts varied wildly, with some students saying they were acting peacefully when officers went overboard. Video footage aired by WUSA (Channel 9) showed what appears to be an officer clearly ramming a […]