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NBC Philadelphia - What began as a beautiful, summer-like day in Center City soon ended in chaos as a wild teen brawl brought back memories of violent attacks that plagued Philadelphia nearly two years ago.
NBCNEWS - The latest attempt by a white and black singer to talk about racial issues is stirring up a lot of hate -- for the song and its singers...
SLIDESHOW - It has been over 20 years since the hit series aired but fans of the popular comedy television show will always remember the Huxtables and the laughter and entertainment the iconic African-American TV family provided...

NBC Philadelphia - Five teenagers have been charged in the carjacking and abduction of an 89-year-old woman from Lincoln, Del.
NEW YORK (AP) — Every performer has a special routine before hitting the stage. For the last few months, you may have found Deborah Cox singing into a computer...
NBC Chicago - A man was taken into custody Monday afternoon after he pulled out a BB gun as President Barack Obama's motorcade passed by, according to Connecticut authorities.

theGRIO REPORT - Adding to the anticipation is the are reports that comedian Chris Rock is the latest addition to the all-star team...
NBC Chicago - Chicago resident Janet Strickland was charged with one count of first-degree murder and one count of armed robbery with a firearm after her husband was fatally shot in the gangway near his home on the Far South Side while on his way to dialysis, police said.
NBC Chicago - The city of Chicago will reportedly pay a $55,000 settlement to a woman who claimed she was shocked with a stun gun while eight months pregnant, according to the Chicago Sun-Times...

theGRIO REPORT - Rick Ross has recently been under fire for lyrics in his song that many believe references date rape...
DENVER (AP) — One of two members of a white supremacist gang linked to the killing of Colorado's prisons chief has been arrested just miles away from where the state official was shot to death answering the door to his home...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Stunned police officials in Jackson, Miss., are trying to determine how a suspect was able to shoot and kill a homicide detective inside an interrogation room at police headquarters — and how the suspect himself ended up dead.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers added just 88,000 jobs in March, the fewest in nine months and a sharp retreat after a period of strong hiring. The slowdown may signal that the economy is heading into a weak spring...
VIDEO - The high school’s annual sponsored prom ended the same year the school accepted integration, but parents continued to fund separate segregated proms up until today...
MIAMI (AP) — Thieves made off with an estimated $340,000 in jewelry from Miami Heat star Chris Bosh's home while he was out celebrating his birthday.
VIDOE - Beyoncé released a video yesterday enticing fans with news that she will be making some form of an announcement this morning at 9 a.m. What did she release? A video of her new Pepsi commercial...
DETROIT (AP) — More than 40 years have passed since the recording of Marvin Gaye's "Save the Children," but a replay of the song in the studio where it was recorded compressed time and brought tears to the eyes of Louvain Demps...
theGRIO REPORT - Gracing the May cover of Vogue UK, Beyonce talks to the magazine about her thoughts on self-identity, womanhood and gender equality and calls herself a 'modern-day feminist'...
theGRIO REPORT - Michael Jackson’s former doctor Conrad Murray appeared on CNN on Tuesday in his first interview since he was convicted with involuntary manslaughter in 2011...
NEW ORLEANS -- As a boy, Wendell Pierce dreamed of leaving his hometown one day for the world stage. Today, the veteran actor with global credits has returned on a mission: rebuilding neighborhoods, brick by brick, aisle after aisle.