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Fullerton, Calif., police say they will release the bodycam footage from an officer's shooting of a teen girl last Friday on a freeway in Anaheim.The revelation was among the first comments that the police agency has made since an...
Former Mets star pitcher Dwight Gooden, whose career was derailed by drugs, has been arrested for cocaine possession, court documents show.Gooden, 54, was arrested last month by police in Holmdel, N.J., a community not far from the Jersey Shore,...
Michigan couple throws a MAGA-themed wedding that included a custom MAGA dress, big guns, flags, and an anti-abortion heartbeat bill petition for guests to sign.

A Black man who was shot in the back and subsequently paralyzed by an Indianapolis police officer with a history of complaints has won one of the largest settlements in the city's history.Gerald Cole was unarmed when Officer James...
Attorney Benjamin Crump wants the charges against a Black patient in Illinois arrested for stealing hospital equipment to be dropped, blaming race as the basis of the incident.
A customer at a Houston-area Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant says her server made outright degrading racial remarks while taking a meal order from her, but the company says the employee has been fired.Customer Tasha Lee told Houston's KRIV that...

A suburban Houston couple believes they were targeted with a racist note referring to where they parked their car while they were grocery shopping.Marqueena and Kenneth Moore, both disabled veterans, told Austin station KVUE that they parked their car...
The saltiness between hip-hop legends Salt-N-Pepa and DJ Spinderella just keeps spinning around.The trio behind old-school rap hits like "Push It" and "Shoop" have been feuding over what Spinderella, whose real name is Deidra Roper, claimed was an attempt...
A transgender inmate is free from prison after fighting to be housed with women in an Illinois correctional facility, and she is promising to fight for others in her situation.Strawberry Hampton, 28, fought for two years to have her...

Actress Storm Reid of A Wrinkle in Time and HBO's Euphoria is joining actor Idris Elba and actress Viola Davis on Warner Bros. Suicide Squad sequel, according to The Hollywood Reporter.All that is known about Reid's role is that...
A white man has apologized for taking part in a rant against a group of teens at a Kansas City area pool in which he and another man questioned whether the teens committed a recent string of crimes."I shouldn't...
A 19-year-old was barely alive when a Lyft driver found him moments after a motorist struck him and left him in the road to die
A prison boss in Sweden is defending accusations that rapper/actor A$AP Rocky is imprisoned in conditions that the U.S. Consulate likened to "walking into a toilet."The tensions stem from a TMZ report in which sources close to the MC's...
A man who copied a young woman's viral video by licking a carton of ice cream at a store is finding out from jail that life can be cold.Police in Assumption Parish, La., say Lenise Lloyd Martin III decided he...
Dr. Monifa Phillips became the first Black woman to earn a doctorate in physics from the University of Glasgow in the school's 568-year history,
Video has surfaced of a violent February arrest of NFL free agent Malik McDowell in Michigan and it's raising more questions than answers.The incident occurred after a traffic stop and ended with a confrontation involving a taser and McDowell...
U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley, the first Black woman to represent Massachusetts in Congress, is coming out kicking in her first term, warning White House counselor Kellyanne Conway: "Keep my name out of your lying mouth."Pressley, a Democrat, went ham...
A 12-year-old boy from Newark is drawing national attention for his bow ties that are helping shelter animals get adopted.Darius Brown is the creator of Beaux and Paws, an organization that dresses cute dogs and cats up in...
Family members of a 17-year-old Hannah Williams who was shot and killed by a Fullerton police officer are calling for the state’s attorney general to open an independent investigation.
A white YouTube employee seen in a viral video calling 9-1-1 on a Black man visiting his building has apologized.The video that features Christopher Cukor's young son begging him not to call police has made the rounds on social...