Crime

Report: New York City Television Stations Give Lopsided Coverage To Black Crime

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According to a new study released by Media Matters, New York City television stations disproportionately cover crimes committed by black people. Media Matters used data from the NYPD and found that while black suspects had been arrested in 54 percent of murders, 55 percent of thefts and...

Study: White People Will Support Harsher Criminal Laws If They Think More Black People Are Arrested

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According to a study done by Stanford University published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, concluded that if white people are presented with evidence of crime rate statistics that show African-Americans represent 40 percent of  the prison population, then they are  more likely to...

4-Year-Old Busts Babysitter Who Claimed Black Robbers Broke Into House Burglarized By Her Boyfriend

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A four-year-old Milwaukee girl is being called a hero after her honesty foiled a home invasion robbery plot by her 17-year-old babysitter and her 16-year-old boyfriend. After her babysitter told police her employer’s home had been burglarized by two Black men, four-year-old Abby Dean chimed in...

Oklahoma Teens Allegedly Kill College Athlete Because They Were ‘Bored’

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A recent tragedy seems like it was ripped from an episode of Law & Order, but sadly for the victim and his family, it’s real. According to prosecutors in Oklahoma, a group of teens shot and killed college baseball player Christopher Lane as he was...

Interracial Couple Attacked In Possible Hate Crime In NYC

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  Billie and Jacob James-Vogel had just ended a joyous birthday celebration, when their fun evening took a tragic turn. As they left a Long Island City, N.Y. bar, the couple and a gay friend were attacked by a group of men. The men hurled...