John Lee Cowell who stabbed Nia Wilson in 2018 was sentenced to life in prison without parole.


OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A San Francisco area judge ruled Monday that a transient who fatally stabbed an 18-year-old woman at a commuter train platform was sane at the time he committed the July 2018 murder. The Alameda County jury that found John Lee Cowell guilty last week in the murder of Nia Wilson and […]


A Bay Area man who stabbed two sisters on a commuter train platform in 2018, killing one and wounding the other, was convicted of first-degree murder on Tuesday. The New York Times reports, a jury also found the man, 29-year-old John Lee Cowell, guilty of attempted murder and the special circumstances count of lying in […]

The family of Nia Wilson, the 18-year-old girl who was senselessly stabbed to death at a San Francisco Bay Area BART Station last summer, filed a lawsuit against the transportation agency on Friday.


The 27-year-old white man who is accused of stabbing and killing 18-year-old Nia Wilson at a BART train stop in Oakland, Calif., in July will likely not get hit with hate crime charges, but may still get the death penalty. On Wednesday, the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office hit John Lee Cowell with a special […]

Mollie Tibbetts was murdered and it seems like the White House is using her death to further their immigration agenda. It’s almost like her death has become a political talking point for them. They are seemingly obsessed with the fact that her killer was an immigrant. But, when Nia Wilson was murdered in Oakland by […]

As most of you know, Steph Curry is a hero in the Bay Area in the same way that LeBron James is Ohio. Yet thus far, he’s been known more for his treys and his NBA championship rings than his charitable endeavors. But this week, he proved that he, too, is about giving back to […]

Last week was a brutal week for bigotry and violence in America. From the horrific stabbing death of 18-year-old Nia Wilson to the shooting death of Frederick Taft to incident after incident of public racism, so many people reached out to me and told me it was just too much.   And it is too […]

"She is not a hash tag; she was a black woman and she was murdered in cold blood by a white man," Hathaway wrote.

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors will seek a life sentence against a parolee charged with murder and attempted murder in the unprovoked stabbing of two young women at a subway station, a Northern California district attorney said Wednesday. Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley said authorities continue to investigate whether John Cowell, 27, was motivated […]