Lawyers for Ferguson were pleading for leniency, saying that she was a mother trying to turn her life around. Ferguson was charged with gang assault, and ordered held on… Continue reading
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FLATBUSH, BROOKLYN (NY) – Cell phone video shows a 15-year-old girl being beaten to the ground by 4 other teens inside a Brooklyn McDonald’s as dozens watched and cheered.
The savage fight broke out inside a McDonald’s on Flatbush Avenue near Erasmus Hall High School in New York Monday afternoon, WPIX reported. The girl in blue swings at one… Continue reading
A man was shot and killed by a retired New York City correction officer inside a Brooklyn subway station at the height of the evening rush Tuesday, authorities and sources say.
Law enforcement sources said 32-year-old Gilbert Drogheo was shot in the torso by the unidentified 69-year-old retired correction officer near a stairwell inside the Borough Hall station at… Continue reading
“Bloody Sunday”: The Nation Commemorates The 50th Anniversary Of The Civil Rights March On Selma [video]
President Barack Obama participates in a march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama… Continue reading
(Reuters) – Anthony Mason, a former player with the National Basketball Association‘s New York Knicks, has died at the age of 48, the team said on Saturday.
The 13-year NBA veteran had severe heart problems, his son, Anthony Mason Jr., said in a statement quoted on the Knicks’ web site.
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NEW YORK — Activists, actors and politicians gathered Saturday in New York City to honor civil rights leader Malcolm X with a ceremony at the Harlem site where he was killed 50 years ago.
About 300 people converged to hear remarks from one of Malcolm X’s six daughters, Ilyasah Shabazz, as well as elected officials. The ceremony was held… Continue reading
Former “Young And The Restless” Star Victoria Rowell Sues CBS and Sony Claiming Retaliation over Diversity Complaints
In this picture, ‘Young and the Restless’ Alum Victoria Rowell attends The Alliance For Children’s Rights’ 21st… Continue reading
New York (AFP) – NBC suspended star news anchor Brian Williams for six months without pay Tuesday after he admitted embellishing an Iraq war story, the US network said, amid swirling accusations that he exaggerated other reports.
The measure takes effect immediately, said NBC, which is under growing pressure to fire the 55-year-old Williams, who reportedly earns about $10… Continue reading