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Mich. Porch Shooter, Theodore Wafer Found Guilty Of Second-Degree Murder

Mich. Porch Shooter, Theodore Wafer Found Guilty Of Second-Degree Murder

Source: AP / CBS News DETROIT - A suburban Detroit homeowner who fatally shot an unarmed woman on his porch was found guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter Thursday afternoon. The jury began deliberating shortly before noon Wednesday. Theodore Wafer, 55, said he shot 19-year-old Renisha McBride in self-defensewhen she showed up drunk on his porch before dawn on Nov. 2. […]

Porch Shooting Case Goes To The Jury

Porch Shooting Case Goes To The Jury

Source: AP / ABC News The fate of Theodore Wafer, a suburban Detroit man who shot an unarmed teenager on his porch, is now in the hands of the jury. Wafer, 55, is charged with second degree murder and manslaughter for shooting and killing Renisha McBride, 19, last November when the teenager showed up inebriated […]

Accused ‘Porch Shooter’ Theodore Wafer Testifies Tearfully At Murder Trial (VIDEO)

Accused ‘Porch Shooter’ Theodore Wafer Testifies Tearfully At Murder Trial (VIDEO)

Source: Alyssa Newcomb, Barbara Lowe / ABC News A crying Theodore Wafer took the stand today to tell his side of the story of what happened the night he fatally shot Renisha McBride on his porch outside his suburban Detroit home. “It’s devastating,” Wafer tearfully told the jury. “She had her life in front of her. I […]

Anwan Glover, Star Of TV’s ‘The Wire,’ Stabbed At D.C. Nightclub

Anwan Glover, Star Of TV’s ‘The Wire,’ Stabbed At D.C. Nightclub

Source: Todd Cunningham / TheWrap Actor Anwan Glover, who appeared in the film “12 Years a Slave”and the TV series “The Wire,” was stabbed and beaten at a D.C. nightclub early Sunday morning. Glover told police that he was on the second floor of the restaurant Cafe Asia when an unknown person punched him. He turned to face his […]

Teen Severely Burned In Online “Fire Challenge”

Teen Severely Burned In Online “Fire Challenge”

Source: AP / CBS News SANTA ANA, Calif. — Authorities say a 16-year-old Southern California boy has suffered burns after setting himself on fire for an online dare. The Orange County Register reports that investigators believe the teen was trying the “fire challenge” that has spread on social media. Fire Capt. Larry Kurtz told the […]

Man Who Shot NYPD Chokehold Video Arrested

Man Who Shot NYPD Chokehold Video Arrested

Source: AP / USA Today NEW YORK — The man who recorded video of a fatal police chokehold in New York City has been arrested on gun charges, police said Sunday. Police said 22-year-old Ramsey Orta was arrested Saturday night on Staten Island, a few blocks from where officers confronted his friend Eric Garner on […]

Man Exonerated By DNA Test – And He Didn’t Even Request It

Man Exonerated By DNA Test – And He Didn’t Even Request It

Source: Yamiche Alcindor / USA Today Michael Phillips had long ago given up trying to clear his name. At 57, he was a registered sex offender, living in a nursing home, wheelchair-bound from severe sickle cell anemia. Then in May, two police officers delivered news that Phillips says only God could have ordained: Dallas County, Texas, prosecutors […]

Ravens’ Ray Rice Suspended Two Games By NFL

Ravens’ Ray Rice Suspended Two Games By NFL

Source: Gary Mihoces and Tom Pelissero / USA Today The NFL is suspending Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice two games under the personal conduct policy for an altercation that left his then-fiancee (now wife) unconscious in an Atlantic City casino elevator in February. Rice will miss games against two AFC North rivals, the Cincinnati […]

NYPD Internal Memo Says Chokehold Victim Was Not ‘In Great Distress’

NYPD Internal Memo Says Chokehold Victim Was Not ‘In Great Distress’

Source: Inae Oh / The Huffington Post An internal NYPD report obtained by the New York Daily News that was prepared soon after the death of Eric Garner – the Staten Island man who died of an apparent chokehold while under arrest last week — states he never appeared to be in “great distress” and fails to mention the chokehold at […]

At Least 40 Shot In Chicago Weekend Wave Of Violence

At Least 40 Shot In Chicago Weekend Wave Of Violence

Source: Reuters / The Huffington Post An 11-year-girl was shot and killed during a slumber party as violence struck Chicago over the weekend, local media outlets reported on Sunday. At least 40 people were shot, and four killed, in weekend violence in the third-largest U.S. city, the NBC affiliate in Chicago reported. The deaths included […]

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