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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who was “full of anger” stabbed, slashed and robbed his way across two Southern California cities in a bloody rampage that killed four people and wounded two others who were apparently targeted at random, authorities said. The 33-year-old man from Garden Grove robbed more than half a dozen businesses […]

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Future‘s bodyguard was involved in a nasty situation which included him getting clocked in the head from behind in what some are calling a racially motivated attack. Someone uploaded video of the incident to social media and it shows the unnamed bodyguard staggering after apparently being assaulted. Then a male is seen sucker-punching the dazed […]

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Two white males have been charged with aggravated assault and battery for the brutal, racially charged beating of a Black man and his friend that was caught on camera. Local news station KFOR reports that Shawn Carolina of Shawnee, Oklahoma had just finished a night of partying with a friend at the local Bricktown Saloon, and both were […]

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The parents of a 5-year-old Minnesota boy who survived being thrown from a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America decried the assailant’s actions as “evil” while saying they forgive him at a hearing Monday where a judge handed down a 19-year prison sentence. Emmanuel Aranda showed little emotion during his hearing. […]

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The young Black woman who was brutally beaten by a white supremacist in Deep Ellum, Texas, last week said she’s been so fearful since the attack that she has had to sleep in hotels. “I’m scared. I don’t know who is following me, who is behind me, who is watching me,” L’daijohnique Lee said. “My body still […]

Two weeks after Jussie Smollett made headlines for claiming he was the victim in a racist, homophobic, attack — his neighbors are speaking out and they’re not buying his story. According to reports, residents who live in Jussie’s building are having a hard time wrapping their heads around some of the details of his version of events, […]

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CHICAGO (AP) — Detectives have reviewed surveillance footage of “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett walking to a downtown Chicago apartment after an early-morning visit to a Subway restaurant, but none of it showed the alleged attack on the actor, a police official said Wednesday. Investigators “for the most part” can confirm the route Smollett took early […]

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The recent beating of a young man and his father at their Salt Lake City tire shop by an attacker who told police he targeted them because they were Mexican is renewing criticism of the state’s hate crime law, which one prosecutor is calling unusable. Rather than protecting specific groups, […]

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  Here’s the unfortunate story of a young man turned a-hole and not only is he ruining his own life, but is totally embarrassing his family and his father in particular. We’re talking about the 18-year-old son of a Northern California police chief who allegedly attacked a 71-year-old Sikh man. On Friday, he appeared in […]

New York City police are investigating an incident after a video of a Black woman being bit by a pit bull went viral on the internet. In the video, passengers can be seen trying to help a woman get her foot out of the mouth of the pit bull as its owner watched according to BET. […]

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CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — A father of three victims of Larry Nassar rushed and tried to attack the disgraced former sports doctor on Friday during a sentencing hearing in Michigan, after the judge declined his request for “five minutes” alone with Nassar in a locked room. He was quickly tackled by bailiffs. Two of the […]