Murder Rates Rising Sharply in Many U.S. Cities
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Murder Rates Rising Sharply in Many U.S. Cities

MILWAUKEE (New York Times) — Cities across the nation are seeing a startling rise in…

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Mass Incarceration No Factor in Crime Drop
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Mass Incarceration No Factor in Crime Drop

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON, D.C. (NNPA) – The crime rate has been…

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With a Criminal Record, it’s One Strike and You’re Out
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With a Criminal Record, it’s One Strike and You’re Out

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent Ronald Lewis was standing on a street with his brother,…

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Police: Indiana Suspect Hints at More Killings
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Police: Indiana Suspect Hints at More Killings

Tom Coyne and Michael Tarm, ASSOCIATED PRESS   GARY, Ind. (AP) — Police investigating the…

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Selma SCLC Protests Closing Legal Services Office Serving Black Belt Region
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Selma SCLC Protests Closing Legal Services Office Serving Black Belt Region

by Rev. Franklin Fortier Special to the NNPA from the Greene County Democrat The Selma…

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U.S. rapper Ja Rule released from prison after two years [Reuters]
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U.S. rapper Ja Rule released from prison after two years [Reuters]

U.S. rapper Ja Rule was released from prison on Tuesday after serving about two years…

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Substance Abuse Fuels Incarceration Rates for Black Men
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Substance Abuse Fuels Incarceration Rates for Black Men

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – A recent study reports that treating…

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