A white supremacist who traveled to New York City to kill black men subscribed to numerous neo-Nazi, anti-feminist and far-right conspiracy theory channels on YouTube, according to what appears to be his personal account on the website.
James Harris Jackson stabbed a black man with a sword on the street in Manhattan on Wednesday, March 22, in what he admitted to police was an intentional hate crime. Jackson, who is from Maryland, told police he is a member of a white supremacist hate group.
By Tim Flach, The State (Columbia, S.C.) LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. — Timothy Jones Jr. waived his initial appearance in court Friday after being served with warrants charging him with killing his five children and dumping their bodies in rural Alabama. One of his attorneys, Boyd Young, announced the decision at Lexington County bond court at […]
By Robyn Dixon, Los Angeles Times PRETORIA, South Africa — South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius, who was cleared of murder in the killing of his girlfriend, was convicted Friday on the lesser charge of culpable homicide. Judge Thokozile Masipa accepted the athlete’s defense that he mistook Reeva Steenkamp for an intruder. But she found that […]
By Kim Bell and Jesse Bogan, St. Louis Post-Dispatch FERSUGON, Mo. — St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert P. McCulloch said it could be the middle of October before his office has presented all of the evidence in the Michael Brown slaying to the grand jury. Two assistant prosecutors on McCulloch’s staff will begin presenting evidence […]
By Matthew Walberg, Chicago Tribune In the years before she would be implicated in the beating death of her mother on the resort island of Bali, Heather Mack was accused of locking her mother in a closet, stealing thousands of dollars from her, punching and biting her repeatedly, and once pushing her to the ground […]
By Caitlin Owens, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Actor Michael Jace pleaded not guilty Friday to a charge of murder in the shooting death of his wife, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. Jace, who appeared on the television show “The Shield,” waived his right to a preliminary hearing earlier this […]
WASHINGTON — The killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown has rightly provoked widespread outrage, drawing international media attention and prompting a comment from President Obama. The same should be true — but tragically is not — of the killing of 3-year-old Knijah Amore Bibb. Brown was killed Saturday in Ferguson, MO; Knijah died the following day […]
Denpasar (Indonesia) (AFP) — Indonesian police were Thursday conducting mental health checks on an American teenager suspected of killing her mother and stuffing her battered body into a suitcase on the resort island of Bali. Heather Mack, 19, broke down in tears during questioning and claimed three men had sought to rob her and her […]
By Robyn Dixon, Los Angeles Times PRETORIA, South Africa — South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius should never have been charged with murder, but at most negligent killing, his lawyer Barry Roux told Pretoria’s High Court Friday. Pistorius fatally shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, who locked herself in the toilet off his bathroom in February last […]