A video showing a principal paddling a kindergartner goes viral and sparks discussions about corporal punishment. The child’s mother said the principal coerced her into granting permission for the spanking. She feared being sent back to jail for truancy.
Bernie Sanders hit Hillary Clinton for accepting speaking fees from Wall Street and for her stance on minimum wage during the rollicking debate.
A judge ruled Thursday that a manslaughter conviction will stand against a former New York Police officer who shot and killed an unarmed Black man in a public housing stairwell, The Associated Press reports.
As the days go by, intrigue continues to shroud the death of former New Orleans Saint defensive end Will Smith, who died Saturday amid a hail of bullets after an altercation following a traffic accident.
Saying he has “a higher standard to go forward with a prosecution,” a Florida prosecutor will not pursue battery charges filed against Donald Trump’s campaign manager in March after a run-in with a reporter, reports Politico.
Ethan Couch, who earlier this year was at the center of an international manhunt after he jumped probation, will spend the next two years of his life behind bars, according to ABC News.
Jeff Asher, a crime analyst and contributor to FiveThirtyEight.com, joined Roland Martin on Wednesday’s edition of NewsOne Now to discuss Chicago’s spike in crime.
Police arrested a Beaumont, Texas high school math teacher for assaulting her student. The arrest came shortly after a video went viral that shows her slapping the male student five times.
Malia Obama, 17, who is likely in the throes of deciding where to attend college next year, joined President Barack Obama on a cross-country presidential trip, according to PEOPLE magazine.