REPORT - Sunday evening, Kanye West received the Video Vanguard Award at the 2015 MTV VMAs which was graciously presented to him by former nemesis turned bestie, Taylor Swift.
REPORT - While several superhero narratives feature parents (dead or alive) who serve as a guiding force for their protagonists, Raising Dion brings a fresh new perspective to the genre.
REPORT - This week, New Orleans native Lil Wayne shared his thoughts on the 10 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
REPORT - After years of frustration, a Brooklyn woman has settled a lawsuit with New York City for $10,000.
REPORT - A Chicago police officer is now under investigation after a video surfaced showing him saying Michael Brown “deserved it.”
NEW YORK (AP) — Kyle Jean-Baptiste, the first African-American and youngest person to ever play the role of Jean Valjean in "Les Misérables" on Broadway has died after falling from a fire escape, according to a show spokesman. He was 21.
REPORT - Jay Z is notorious for not engaging in social media, yet Saturday he made an exception to celebrate his friend Michael Jackson.
REPORT - Saturday, a Texas sheriff criticized the “national rhetoric” of the Black Lives Matter movement for the death of a local deputy saying “drop the qualifiers — lives matter.”
HOUSTON (AP) — A sheriff's deputy in uniform was shot and killed Friday night while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station, according to authorities.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With prayers, church bells and brass bands, residents across Mississippi and Louisiana will pay homage Saturday to those who died in Hurricane Katrina, thank those who came to rebuild and celebrate how far the region has come from that devastating day.
REPORT - A young black man arrested by police in Portsmouth, Virginia, has been found dead in his jail cell after spending almost four months behind bars (without bail) for stealing $5 worth of groceries.
REPORT - A Tennessee city councilman is in hot water after audio of him calling someone a racial epithet was made public.
REPORT - This week a New York street artist made their feelings for Donald Trump crystal clear.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina state prosecutors announced Friday that they won't retry a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man, saying that talking with jurors after the mistrial helped convince them they cannot get a conviction.
REPORT - When a Roots remake was announced earlier in the year, many wondered who would play the iconic role of Kunta Kinte - now Deadline has finally put speculation to rest.
REPORT - Wednesday evening, a woman who stole a car and led police on a car chase through downtown Los Angeles, got out of the vehicle and proceeded to dance while waiting for authorities to take her into custody.
REPORT - Thursday, controversial Chicago rapper Chief Keef, whose legal name is Keith Cozart, announced he named his newborn son after his record label.
REPORT - Wednesday afternoon, Vester L. Flanagan II - also known Bryce Williams - died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, after allegedly shooting two WDBJ-TV journalists.
REPORT - Monday, Judge Donald McCullin announced massive changes in the city's widely criticized municipal court including the withdrawal of every arrest warrant issued in Ferguson prior to December 31, 2014.