Katricia Brown

  • Brad Pitt, Pharrell among mourners at Chris Cornell memorial

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brad Pitt, Pharrell Williams and numerous members of rock royalty joined mourners Friday at Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell’s memorial service at a storied Hollywood cemetery. Soundgarden music played from a portable speaker outside the cemetery’s gates as a group of about a dozen fans gathered...
  • No confederate flag t-shirt in officer’s retrial!

    CINCINNATI (AP) — The jury in the murder retrial of a white Ohio police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist will not see the officer’s undershirt depicting a Confederate battle flag, because a judge ruled Friday that the garment is too prejudicial. Prosecutors said the T-shirt Tensing...
  • Man allegedly tried to bite flight attendant before jumping from plane!

    A 22-year-old man is facing a federal charge after he allegedly attempted to bite a flight attendant before opening an aircraft door and jumping to the tarmac below at Charlotte Douglas International Airport in North Carolina on Thursday. According to a complaint filed in federal court, American Airlines Flight...
  • Bullet tests clear man in prison since 1992!

    DETROIT (AP) — Declaring “justice prevailed,” a Michigan man walked out of prison for the first time in 25 years, freed after new tests showed that the bullets presented as evidence at his trial weren’t the ones taken from the body of the victim. Desmond Ricks, 51, met his...
  • Painting of Tamir Rice shooting withdrawn from art festival!

    The artist of a painting depicting the fatal shooting of Tamir Rice has withdrawn the piece from a Pittsburgh arts festival after an outcry that the white artist was exploiting black pain. Tom Megalis’ painting “Within 2 Seconds, the Shooting of Tamir Rice” was among 54 works accepted into...
  • Journal apologizes for Black Lives Matter issue with no black writers!

    Talk about missing the point. An international journal devoted to politics and philosophy is apologizing for publishing an issue on the Black Lives Matter movement without a black author’s perspective, calling the glaring omission a “grave” oversight. Robert Goodin, editor of the Journal of Political Philosophy, posted an open...
  • Two girls go missing after funeral for dad!

    Authorities are asking for the public’s help to find two Kentucky sisters who went missing after their dad’s violent death. Cassie Whitney, 11, and Jezzie Whitney, 13, were last seen at their father’s memorial service May 18 in Scottsville. Deputies said their dad, Larry Whitney Jr., died last week from...
  • $10K bill for getting car stuck in concrete!

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A driver could be facing a $10,000 bill after he plowed into newly poured concrete in Lincoln, Nebraska, and became stuck. The accident occurred Wednesday on a portion of a road repair project in the state capital. Police spokeswoman Angela Sands said Friday that police...
  • Ariana Grande planning benefit concert in Manchester

    NEW YORK (AP) — Ariana Grande has vowed to return to Manchester, England, to give a concert to raise money for the victims of Monday’s deadly bombing at her show there. In a statement both defiant and heavy with emotion, the pop star on Friday wrote to her fans,...