New Jersey councilwoman shot and killed in possible targeted attack outside her home

By Aaron Katersky and Jon Haworth February 2, 2023, 7:00 PM ET ABCNews.com A New Jersey councilwoman — the mother of a young daughter and leader of her church — was shot and killed in a possible attack outside her home, an incident officials are calling “shocking” and “senseless.” Eunice Dwumfour was the first sitting elected official in recent memory who had been shot and … Continue reading New Jersey councilwoman shot and killed in possible targeted attack outside her home

3 Memphis Fire Department personnel fired for not providing aid to Tyre Nichols

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis Fire Department has fired three employees for failing to provide Tyre Nichols an “adequate patient assessment” when they were called to provide medical aid after he was beaten by police officers, the department said Monday.  The two emergency medical technicians, Robert Long and JaMicheal Sandridge, and fire engine driver Lt. Michelle Whitaker were initially called to provide medical aid for Nichols being pepper … Continue reading 3 Memphis Fire Department personnel fired for not providing aid to Tyre Nichols

A 6th Memphis officer is off the force as new details emerge from the deadly police beating of Tyre Nichols

CNN.com Nouran Salahieh, Holly Yan and Nick Valencia, CNN Updated 4:25 PM EST January 30, 2023 Editor’s Note: This article contains graphic videos and descriptions of violence. Fallout from the deadly police beating of Tyre Nichols now includes a sixth Memphis officer removed from duties, demands for more criminal charges against officers and calls for nationwide police reform. Officer Preston Hemphill “was relieved of duty … Continue reading A 6th Memphis officer is off the force as new details emerge from the deadly police beating of Tyre Nichols

Army officer pepper-sprayed by police gets $3,685 in $1 million lawsuit

By Tesfaye Negussie January 17, 2023, 5:39 PM ET Nazario had sued for $1 million. A Black soldier in uniform who was pepper-sprayed in his car by Virginia police officers during a traffic stop has been awarded less than $4,000 in a million-dollar lawsuit against the two officers. The jury awarded 2nd Lt. Caron Nazario a total of $3,685 in the lawsuit against Windsor, Virginia, police … Continue reading Army officer pepper-sprayed by police gets $3,685 in $1 million lawsuit

‘Out of your league’: Shakira song mocking ex Gerard Piqué breaks YouTube record

Sam Jones in Madrid – Friday 13 Jan 2023 07.43 EST A savage new song by Shakira in which the Colombian star, philanthropist and committed believer in the veracity of hips ridicules her former partner Gerard Piqué has logged more than 63m YouTube views in 24 hours, making it the most watched new Latin song in the platform’s history. Shakira and Piqué, who played football … Continue reading ‘Out of your league’: Shakira song mocking ex Gerard Piqué breaks YouTube record