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White Supremacist Who Traveled to New York to Murder Black Men Followed Extremist Racist On-Line Groups Who Support Trump

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.

March 24, 2017
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Suspect In Fatal Shooting At Mississippi Campus Kills Himself

The suspect was also wanted in the murder of a woman he lived with 300 miles away.

September 15, 2015

‘Temporary’ Not Guilty Plea Entered For Charleston Suspect

Dylann Roof was arraigned on 33 federal hate crime and firearms charges, plus state murder and attempted murder counts.

July 31, 2015

Suspect Arrested In Washington, D.C., Mansion Killings

The sharp contrast between a family that had it all and a suspect with a history of having little riveted the nation and the neighborhood.

May 22, 2015

The Homicide That Darkened American History

This Wednesday marked the 150th anniversary of the Abraham Lincoln assassination. He was the Civil War’s last casualty.

April 17, 2015

Former NFL Star Jailed For Life For Murder

Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez was sentenced to life in prison without parole Wednesday for the first-degree murder of a semi-pro football player two years ago.

April 15, 2015
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Police Dash Cam Video Shows Traffic Stop Before Shooting In South Carolina

There’s a precedent for the use of video in the Walter Scott murder and it involves a white officer shooting an unarmed black man in South Carolina.

April 10, 2015
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Police Shooting Shows Need For Major Changes, Advocates Say

Following the fatal shooting of Walter Scott, State Senator Gerald Malloy’s body-camera bill is gaining the attention it needs from his fellow South Carolina pols to finally pass it.

April 9, 2015
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South Carolina Officer Charged With Murder, Accused Of Shooting Fleeing Man

The South Carolina cop who gunned down an unarmed black father of four is charged with murder.

April 8, 2015
Robert Durst, a wealthy New York real estate heir, has been arrested and charged with the murder of his friend Susan Berman. The crime was allegedly commited by Durst inside this Beverly Hills home in 2000. (Francine Orr/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Documentary Role In Durst Case Is Unclear

No one knows how much evidence from ‘The Jinx’ will end up in the courtroom.

March 17, 2015

Gilded Youth And Their Pain

Privilege comes with a price for many American children.

January 15, 2015

Prosecutors Appeal Pistorius’ Five-Year Sentence For Killing Girlfriend

The Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius was acquitted of murder, but the South African National Prosecuting Authority will appeal the controversial acquittal.

October 27, 2014

After Days Of Talking To Police, Suspected Serial Killer Refuses To Speak To Judge

Darren Deon Vann is a suspect in the killings of seven women in Indiana, and he claims to have killed more.

October 22, 2014

Police Question Suspect As Bodies Of Seven Women Found In Indiana

Police in Indiana may have a serial killer on their hands.

October 20, 2014

Study: IQ, Exposure To Violence Could Predict Which Kids Will Commit Murder

Scientists have found two factors that could help predict who is more likely to commit murder.

October 20, 2014

American Beheading Suspect’s Mother Apologizes In Video

A suspect in an Oklahoma City suburb beheading is due to be charged with first-degree murder as well as assault and battery with a deadly weapon.

September 29, 2014

Florida Man Admitted Slaughtering Family In Chilling 911 Call

In Bell, Florida a man kills his daughter and six grandchildren.

September 24, 2014

Father Accused Of Killing 5 Children Treated For Mental Illness In The Past, Lawyer Says

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 […]

September 12, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Convicted Of Negligent Killing, Could Face Jail Time

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 […]

September 12, 2014

Grand Jury Process In Michael Brown Shooting Could Last Into October, Prosecutor Says

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 […]

August 20, 2014

Suitcase Slaying: Police Files Show Daughter Abused Late Mother Repeatedly

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 […]

August 19, 2014

‘Shield’ Actor Michael Jace Pleads Not Guilty To Murder In Wife’s Death

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 […]

August 15, 2014

Our Selective Outrage

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 […]

August 15, 2014

Indonesia Tests Mental Health Of U.S. Teen In Bali Suitcase Killing

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 […]

August 14, 2014

Defense Says Pistorius Was In A Vulnerable State When He Fired

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 […]

August 8, 2014