A recent Southwest Airlines passenger provided yet another reason to reconsider booking your next flight after being arrested for masturbating in front of a woman on four occasions throughout their three-hour flight.


PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix woman has been arrested on suspicion of killing her three children after they were found dead inside the family home, authorities said Tuesday. The 22-year-old mother, whose name has not been released, “has admitted to harming her three children, which caused their demise,” Sgt. Mercedes Fortune told reporters outside the […]


A Phoenix police officer who pointed a gun and yelled profanities at a Black family in May will be fired, the chief of police said Tuesday. “The Disciplinary review board (DRB) recommended [Meyer] receive a six-week unpaid suspension, but the decision on discipline is mine,” Chief Jeri Williams said at a news conference. “And after meeting […]


PHOENIX (AP) — Surveillance video taken on the day that two Phoenix men left for suburban Dallas to attack a 2015 Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest shows them in religious clothing, one of the men with a handgun on his hip and both carrying unspecified objects out of their apartment, an FBI agent has testified. The […]

A Black Central Texas man is suing American Airlines for allegedly kicking him off a flight so a dog could sit in first class. According to reports, Dana Holcomb is seeking damages from American and wants to change the overall discrimination policies of the airline. Holcomb was returning home after attending a birthday celebration in […]

Phoenix police officers must report every single incident in which they point their gun at someone. The officer must fill out a form detailing exactly what happened and a supervisor will then review the incident. The goal of this is to provide a more complete picture of how and why guns are being drawn.


PHOENIX (AP) — Hundreds of people including a presidential candidate spoke out on Twitter this week after a 17-year-old black youth was killed at suburban convenience store, allegedly by a white man charged Tuesday with first-degree murder who has said he felt threatened by the boy’s rap music. Family members have told local media that […]

Boys who go to neighborhood barbershops in the Mobile and Pritchard, Alabama area are getting more than a haircut. They’re also discovering books they can relate to, with characters that look like them.

HBCU Sports, NFL

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer pleaded not guilty to charges that he assaulted his wife during two arguments in July at their Phoenix apartment. Dwyer appeared at an arraignment hearing Monday in Maricopa County Superior Court. He is charged with felony aggravated assault and eight misdemeanors, including assault. Investigators say Dwyer […]

Lists hurt. They shouldn’t and they didn’t use to.  There was a time when lists were all about fun things. The Best Place to get a Snow Cone, the Top 100 baby names…even the Fattest Cities list inadvertently paid homage to places you’d find the best chicken friend steak, triple-decker pizza and bacon-wrapped glaze doughnuts. […]

National News

PHOENIX (AP) — Police said Wednesday they believe a woman, her teenage daughter and the woman’s brother were the three people shot to death by the woman’s estranged husband at a north Phoenix house. Michael Sanders, 53, killed himself at the end of Tuesday’s rampage after apparently dragging his wife’s body into the home’s backyard […]