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FLOOD SEASON IN GHANA, FATALITIES MOUNT

Residents of a suburb of Accra are blaming government for failing to take action and prevent flooding fatalities, which are again mounting one year after heavy rains and a gas station explosion took more than 150 lives.

Exonerated Michigan man leaves prison

Davontae Sanford spent more than eight years in prison for a crime he didn't commit. He knew he was innocent, and his lawyers say that police should have, too.

No unrest after latest Freddie Gray verdict

According to J.C. Faulk, a Baltimore activist and founder of An End to Ignorance, a group that combats systemic racism, the neighborhoods were “eerily quiet.”

U.S. Supreme Court voids death sentence of Black Georgia man

In a 7-1 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a death-row inmate in Georgia citing race discrimination in the jury selection.

Charges against postal worker dismissed in police misconduct case

Brooklyn District Ken Thompson dismisses charges against a letter carrier whose U.S. Postal Service vehicle was left unattended following his arrest.

Ex-North Charleston officer indicted on federal charges in Walter Scott death

A grand jury Wednesday indicted former North Charleston, South Carolina, police officer Michael Slager on federal charges in last year's shooting death of Walter Scott.

Tamir Rice shooting: Cleveland to pay $6 million to settle family's lawsuit

The city of Cleveland will pay $6 million to settle the federal lawsuit filed by the family of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old boy killed by police gunfire in November 2014, according to a settlement announced Monday in U.S. District Court.

Family of Danroy Henry receive $6 million settlement

The family of late college student Danroy Henry is receiving a $6 million settlement from the village of Pleasantville

Ramarley Graham’s family calls on mayor, commish to fire killer cops

Justice is still being sought for Ramarley Graham as his family calls on Mayor de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner Bratton to fire those involved in the late teen's death

Free at last: Brooklyn woman’s conviction vacated after 10 years

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson is moving to vacate a manslaughter conviction against Vanessa Gathers, 58, who was wrongfully convicted on the charge after a 1998 jury trial.

‘Brownsville Five’ case: The aftermath

At court Thursday Brooklyn D.A Ken Thompson dismissed the charges against the five teens accused of assaulting the young lady in a Brownsville park.

Final ‘Angola Three’ POW Albert Woodfox freed after 43 years in solitary confinement

POW Albert Woodfox, the original Black Panther activist, spent more time in solitary confinement than anyone else currently held captive in U.S. prisons.

Federal grand jury struggles on in Garner case

A federal grand jury continues to examine and hear evidence to determine if Eric Garner’s civil rights were violated in 2014 when a police officer killed him in an apparent chokehold.

Reactions to public protest of killer cop’s conviction in Akai Gurley trial

The aftermath of a killer cop’s conviction in Brooklyn’s State Supreme Court a couple weeks ago has caused some debate about NYPD training, as well as accountability, when they don’t adhere to departmental procedures.

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