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Rachel Maddow shares highlights of a op-ed in the Washington Post by Rev. Dr. William Barber in response to a defense attorney in the trial for the killing of Ahmaud Arbery arguing that “Black pastors” are intimidating to the mostly white jury hearing the case.
Kyle Rittenhouse being found not guilty on all counts after more than 24 hours of deliberations can be summed up […] The post Rittenhouse verdict sets new legal precedent on White Privilege appeared first on TheGrio.
Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/GettyKENOSHA—Kyle Rittenhouse, the notorious, gun-toting white teenager accused of murdering two people and trying to kill a third during a police-violence protest last August, has been found not guilty on all the charges against him in a Wisconsin courtroom.Rittenhouse, 18, faced a slew of charges, including first-degree reckless homicide, over his conduct on Aug. 25, 2020, amid unrest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, after the police shooting of J
Richard Ayvazyan and Marietta Terabelian used the identities of the elderly or deceased in a scheme to steal $20 million in funds.
A Virginia contractor has been convicted of raping and murdering a college administrator, leaving her dead in her bathtub, after she complained about the company’s work on her deck. A jury found Thomas Clark guilty of first-degree murder, rape and abduction of 53-year-old Suzanne Fairman after deliberating Wednesday for an hour and 20 minutes, according to local station WTVR. “There is a huge amount of relief,” Fairman’s son, Scott, said after the verdict. “I know these last two-and-a-half years
Video of an off-duty Michigan police officer pointing a gun at Alexander Hamilton, a Black man who was delivering newspapers earlier this year has recently […]
While the not-guilty verdict ends the criminal cases against the 18-year-old, the legal fallout from the 2020 shootings will continue.
The FBI search a site in New Jersey as a new clue leads to hopes of solving the decades-old case.
Cassidy Rainwater's remains were found labeled "7-24" in a freezer. Two men are charged with her murder after photos showed her evisceration and dismemberment
The request came from attorneys for William "Roddie" Bryan — the man who admitted to pursuing and boxing in Arbery with his vehicle before filming the fatal shooting.
A 20-year-old New York man was facing eight years in prison after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting four teenage girls during parties in his parents’ home, but this week a judge sentenced him to eight years of probation because jail was “inappropriate.” “I’m not ashamed to say that I actually prayed over what is the appropriate sentence in this case because there was great pain. There was great harm. There were multiple crimes committed in the case,” Niagara County Judge Matthew J. Murphy I
He found out he’s not above the law…
Jurors delivered the verdict after several days of deliberations. Rittenhouse shot three people, killing two, at a protest in Wisconsin last year.
Now that Rittenhouse has been fully acquitted, any new fundraisers on the website for his legal fees will be allowed.
A woman faced backlash after posting footage of her husband.
One of three white men charged with murder in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, Travis McMichael, testified in court on Wednesday, Nov. 17, that he […]
As jury deliberations dragged into a third full day, Kyle Rittenhouse’s attorney Mark Richards came into the courtroom for a change of scenery. He has spent much of his time since closing arguments on a different floor of the stately Kenosha County Courthouse waiting for a sign of where jurors were in their discussion. Considered one of the best criminal defense attorneys in Wisconsin, he had …
Philadelphia police are investigating an attack on a male student believed to be Asian or Asian American on a Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) train. What happened: The incident occurred on the Broad Street Line near Erie Station at around 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, according to FOX29. Shocking video shows a group of female youths, one in a hijab, brutally beating two passive Asian people on a SEPTA train in Philadelphia on Wednesday near Erie Station.
Kyle Rittenhouse victim Anthony Huber's parents were 'heartbroken' after the jury acquitted Rittenhouse of all charges brought against him in the Kenosha trial.
Young Dolph, whose real name is Adolph Thornton Jr., was shot and killed inside Makeda's Homemade Butter Cookies in Memphis.
Jesse T. Kline, who carried a long rifle Wednesday outside the Kenosha County Courthouse, was fired from the Ferguson, Missouri, police force in 2018.