The suspect, Isaac Duran, 23, told authorities he strangled Felicia Barahona, the 36-year-old mother of his child, with an electrical cord and then drowned Miguel, his toddler, in the bathtub.
Witnesses also claim Barnes threw punches at a man and woman who tried to intervene.
The judge underscored the lack of evidence. She also slammed the detective who used 'correct tactics' to get convictions.
The mother of Sean Bell, Valerie Bell, has penned a new book about her son, who was shot 50 times and killed by police in 2006. Valerie Bell worked on writing 'Just 23: Thoughts From a Mother' starting in 2007.
Even though time has passed since his death, unfortunately there has been little movement and even slower resolution in the Eric Garner case. Despite consistent media attention and several protests speaking out against his murder by NYPD police officers, the case has been plagued by stops and starts, resulting in the state that it s […]
A New York cop shot and killed a 66-year-old Black woman wielding a bat in the Bronx on Tuesday evening. Police say they will investigate why the officer used lethal force instead of his Taser.
Dubbed “Heal our Communities,” the event was hosted by The Amadou Diallo Foundation, an initiative launched by his mother to focus on racial healing through education.
Although African Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, we account for 33 percent of the missing in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s database. Cases involving African Americans also tend to receive less media coverage than missing Whites, with missing men of color getting even less attention. NewsOne has partnered with the […]
Erica Garner's heat comes on the heels of De Blasio's refusal to release the disciplinary records of Officer Daniel Pantaleo, the cop who wrestled Erica's father Eric Garner to the ground with a chokehold, subsequently killing him in July 2014.
A video recording of the shooting shows that Charles, who is now 15, posed no threat at the time of the shooting. Charles' lawyers say the teen had dropped the gun and had his hands above his head when Officer Jonathan Rivera fired the shots.