Former Michigan Trooper Convicted In Teen’s Taser Death
DETROIT (AP) — A former Michigan state trooper was convicted of involuntary manslaughter Wednesday in his second trial in the death of a Detroit teenager who crashed an all-terrain vehicle and died when he was shot with a Taser. Mark Bessner, who had a history of misconduct allegations involving Taser use, fired the immobilizing device […]
Little Known Black History Fact: “The Color Purple”
Alice Walker’s soul-stirring novel “The Color Purple” depicted the lives of African-American women living in the Deep South In the early 1900s. The book won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction on April 18, 1983, making Walker the first Black woman to win the award. The book focuses primarily on the life of Celie, a young […]
Report: Jussie Smollett Loses Role In Broadway Play After Scandal
Jussie Smollett now has some new ish to worry about and it’s all because of his alleged hate crime situation in Chicago. Specifically, his hate crime stunt looks to be the reason he’s out as the lead in the upcoming revival of the Broadway play Take Me Out. The play’s originally run started in February, 2003 […]
After Becoming NFL’s Highest Paid Player, Russell Wilson Wants To Play 10 More Years [WATCH]
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — When Russell Wilson and his representatives started negotiations with the Seattle Seahawks on a contract extension, they were looking far beyond five more seasons. Having turned 30 late last season, Wilson tried to project into the next decade and the chances of playing his entire career with one team. […]
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Crockett County's Griggs Farm featured on History Channel's 'The American Farm'
Griggs Farm consists of 1,800 acres in Madison and Crockett counties that grows cotton, corn, wheat and soy beans.
6 months after her slaying, Amanda Northern's family celebrates her birthday
As the court case on the death of Amanda Northern moves to the Grand Jury, her family and friends keep her memory alive in a birthday celebration.
32 Tennessee doctors, nurses and medical professionals indicted in massive opioid crackdown
Thirty-two Tennessee medical professionals were charged with drug crimes related to drugs and overprescribing as part of a nationwide takedown focused on combating the opioid crisis.
Bolivar football coach Woodrow Lowe Jr. resigns after 5 seasons
After five years at Bolivar, Woodrow Lowe Jr. is stepping away to be the defensive coordinator at Lausanne.