Monthly Archives: January 2018

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State of Emergency Declared in Jamaica As Violence On Tourists Surge

By The Grio

A state of emergency has been declared in Jamaica for St. James Parish. The area includes the popular tourist hotspot of Montego Bay

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NYC Housing Can’t Fix Queens Family’s Rat and Roach Problem

By The Daily News

If reading a story about an apartment overrun by bugs and rodents makes your skin crawl — imagine living there.

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Grandmother Has No Sympathy For Grandson Nabbed In Brooklyn Gang Bust

By NY Daily News

Shirley Gerard, though fighting back tears, showed zero sympathy for the drug gang corralled Friday in the Sheepshead Bay and Nostrand Houses — including her grandson.

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Remote Amazon Tribe Hit With Mercury Poisoning

By The Guardian

An indigenous people living in one of the remotest parts of the Peruvian Amazon has been struck by a mystery mercury epidemic

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Teen Paralyzed By Gardasil Vaccine Dies

by Vaccineimpact.com

In 2016 we published the story of Colton Berrett, who received the Gardasil HPV vaccine

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Man Charged With Murder Of 76-Year-Old Homeless Woman Who Was Revealed To Be Prominent 60’s Singer

by Ebony.com

Retired soul songstress Betty Jane Willis, 76, was killed during an attempted rape New Years Day by 22-year-old Rosendo Xo Pec.

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Baltimore May Begin Selling Homes For $1 In Order To Restore Abandoned Neighborhoods

by BlackEnterprise.com

In order to revitalize distressed neighborhoods in Maryland, councilmembers and local community

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Doctor Accused Of Anally Raping Female Patients During Rectal Exams; Patients Say Hospital Covered It Up

by KissyDenise.com

If you’re getting a rectal exam, it’s probably best to have a chaperone in the room with you, if you’re going to see Dr. Ryan Williams

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Ida Keeling, 101 Year Old Fitness Wonder, Swears By Exercise – And A Daily Shot Of Hennessy

by Essence.com

When we first discovered that Ida Keeling started running at the age of 67 

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California Reparations; Oakland Will Issue 50% Of Marijuana Business Licenses To Marijuana Convicts

By Vibe

Convicted weed felons are getting a fresh start. As reparations for the war on drugs,

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Baltimore Public Schools To Re-Open After Closing Due To Lack Of Heat; 5 Schools Still Closed

by Baltimoresun.com

Officials said nearly all of Baltimore’s public schools are expected to reopen for classes Monday

Georgia Police Arrest 70 New Year’s Eve Celebrants For Less Than 1 Ounce Of Marijuana

by RawStory.com

Early on the morning of December 31, 2017, police in the Atlanta suburb of Cartersville

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Teen Guns Down Almost Entire Family With AK-47 Replica

by New York Post

The Jersey Shore teen accused of slaughtering his parents, sister and family friend on New Year’s Eve 

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NYC’s First Homicide Of 2018: Husband Stabs Wife To Death, Hangs Himself

by NYDailyNews.com

Just hours after a Queens couple rang in the New Year, the wife became the city’s first murder victim of 2018

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Man Beats Stepson To Death For Eating A Cookie; Makes Brothers Sleep Next To Dead Body

By NYDailyNews.com

A Florida man is being charged with murdering his step-son over a cookie.
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White Men Buying Very Realistic African-American Masks In Order To Commit Crimes

by TheBlackLoop.com

There’s a disturbing post on Facebook that has many people in an uproar.

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FBI Obtains Permission To Search Through Sheriff David Clarke’s Emails

by RawStory.com

Sheriff David Clarke encountered Dan Black on an airplane in Dallas January of last year.

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Acid Attack Victim Speaks Out; Says Friend Was Jealous Of Her

by DailyMail.co.uk

A woman who was scarred for life after having acid thrown in her face by a friend

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Florida Man Arrested; Tried To Rig Front Door To Electrocute His Pregnant Wife

by HuffPost.com

A Florida man is facing charges after he allegedly attempted to electrocute his estranged pregnant wife

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Arizona Man Arrested; Caught Impersonating A Cop, Pulling People Over

by ATT.net

An Arizona man was arrested last week after he was caught impersonating a police officer