Study: Painkillers, Anti-Anxiety Medications Linked To Increased Risk Of Homicide

European researchers found patients taking certain tranquilizers and pain relievers were more likely to kill someone.


Booking photo of Justin Ross Harris. (credit: Cobb County Sheriff's Office)

Autopsy: Hyperthermia Killed Child Left In Hot SUV

A medical examiner in Georgia says hyperthermia was the cause of death for a toddler left for hours in his father’s SUV.


Booking photo of Eman Moss.  (credit: Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office)

Ga. Police: 10-Year-Old’s Body Found In Trash Can

Police say the body of a 10-year-old girl has been found in a trash can at a metro Atlanta apartment complex.


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Body Identified As Long Beach Woman

Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove says the body found in Pass Christian on Friday has been identified as 20-year-old Regina Camille Riley of Long Beach.


Booking photo of Demarcus L. Booker.  (credit: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)

SC Man Killed In Stick-Up Of Barber Shop

Georgia authorities are holding two homicide suspects after a South Carolina barber was fatally shot during an attempted robbery at his business.


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Girl Who Was Chained To Dresser With Dog Choke Collar Found Dead

Authorities on Wednesday were investigating the death of a 6-year-old girl whose father is in prison for chaining her to a dresser last year in northwest Arkansas.


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Georgia Lawmakers Consider Anti-hazing Bill

ATLANTA (AP)— State lawmakers are considering legislation that would toughen Georgia’s law on hazing in schools and colleges. The bill would ban any student convicted of hazing from enrolling inGeorgia’s K-12 schools, colleges and universities, even if the […]



Homicide: Why Do Black Men Kill Each Other?

On Powertalk with Lorraine Jacques White, we took a closer look at homicide in the African-American community. Our special guest was Tamika Mallory, the National Executive Director of Al Sharpton’s National Action Network.  She shared her story […]


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Drum Major Parents Will Sue FAMU

FAMU president James Ammons will get to keep his job for now. Florida Governor Rick Scott had asked the board of trustees to suspend Ammons while the investigation continues into the death of drum major […]