'Affluenza' Teen Sentenced to 2 Years Behind Bars

'Affluenza' Teen Sentenced to 2 Years Behind Bars

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A Texas teenager who used an “affluenza” defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck is facing nearly two years in jail. The surprising… Read More

Chicago Teen Erica Jackson Makes History

Chicago Teen Erica Jackson Makes History

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Chicago teen Erica Jackson has inked a Division 1 athletic scholarship with North Carolina A&T State University. Erica, who is one half of… Read More

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Panel Calls for Overhaul of Jail Where Sandra Bland Died

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A panel reviewing the Texas jail where a 28-year-old Illinois woman died last summer after being taken into custody has called for an overhaul of… Read More

Report: Flint's Water Still Contaminated

Report: Flint's Water Still Contaminated

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Contamination levels in Flint, Michigan's water supply are still too high, according to Virginia Tech researchers. Professor Marc Edwards and… Read More

A Year After Freddie Gray's Death: The Losers and Winners in Baltimore

A Year After Freddie Gray's Death: The Losers and Winners in Baltimore

by Charles Robinson

One year ago, April 12, 2015, the city of Baltimore was riveted by the arrest and subsequent death of 25-year old Freddie Gray. It was a Sunday morning… Read More

Small Indiana Town Continues to See Climb in HIV Infections

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A small Indiana town has seen 190 new cases of HIV infection, according to health officials. Austin, Indiana’s HIV crisis is quickly evolving… Read More

Court Hearing Scheduled for Suspect in Saints Player Will Smith's Death

Court Hearing Scheduled for Suspect in Saints Player Will Smith's Death

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Court records show the 28-year-old man arrested in the shooting death of former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith will appear before a state judge… Read More

Georgetown Conference to Explore Racial Bias in Govt. Monitoring

Georgetown Conference to Explore Racial Bias in Govt. Monitoring

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A Georgetown law conference will examine the long-standing disproportionate impact that government surveillance has had on the Black community. "The… Read More

Texas Air Force Base Shooting Leaves 1 Dead

Texas Air Force Base Shooting Leaves 1 Dead

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Texas authorities say at least one person has been killed in a shooting at an Air Force base in Texas Friday. Bexar County sheriff’s spokesman… Read More

Bill Clinton, Black Lives Matter Activists Clash in Philadelphia

Bill Clinton, Black Lives Matter Activists Clash in Philadelphia

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Bill Clinton got into a verbal altercation with a few Black Lives Matter protesters in Philadelphia on Thursday. As he defended his wife's presidential… Read More

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