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Human Remains Found on Pennsylvania Farm in Search for 4 Missing Men

Investigators found the body of one of four missing young men along with other human remains buried on a Pennsylvania farm, and vowed to "bring each and every one of these lost boys home to their families." (more…)

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LL Cool J on Video Showing Former Co-star Maia Campbell Begging For Drugs: ‘You Can’t Help Someone Who Doesn’t Want Your Help’

LL Cool J has a word for would-be videographers seeking to exploit down-on-their-luck celebrities: Instead of pulling your phone out, try offering a hand instead. (more…)

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The National Black Church Initiative Issues Its Own National Health Plan To Counter House and Senate Versions

The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African Americans, sent to Senator McConnell and the entire senate its own health care plan that restores the 800-billion-dollar Medicaid cut. NBCI’s plan is called Innovative Health Policy Plan for Our Nation.

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Are You Hiding Behind a Smiling Emoji?

I love using emojis in my text messages. Most of us do these days. They serve as a quick way to respond, with or without any accompanying words. Maybe the added whimsy, humor or emotion is what helps us feel a little more connected to the person on the other

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Family of Seattle Woman Killed by Police Officers She Called for Help Wants Answers

The family of the pregnant Seattle woman who was shot dead by the same cops she had called to her home for a possible burglary demanded answers about her death on Tuesday. (more…)

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Seattle Police Fatally Shoot Black Pregnant Mother of Four Who Allegedly Confronted Them With a Knife

Seattle police officers shot and killed a 30-year-old mother of four at her apartment Sunday morning in front of “several children” when the woman “confronted” them with a knife, according to a statement from authorities. The Seattle Times said she had called police to report a possible burglary. (more…)

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Iowa Man Gets 2 Life Sentences for Ambush Killings of 2 Police Officers

An Iowa man was sentenced Friday to two consecutive life sentences after pleading guilty to last year's ambush killings of two Des Moines-area police officers. (more…)

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Wife of Baptist Minister Who Committed Suicide After Ashley Madison Hack Speaks Out

The wife of a Baptist minister who committed suicide after his name was revealed as appearing on the Ashley Madison adultery website has said the second year without him is harder than the first.  (more…)

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Syrian Children Suffering From ‘Toxic Stress’ and Attempting Suicide Because of Prolonged Exposure to War

Syrian children show symptoms of "toxic stress" and are attempting self-harm and suicide in response to prolonged exposure to war, according to a report released on Tuesday. (more…)

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New ‘Spectrum Shield’ Program Addresses Concerns of Those with Autism on How to Handle Law Enforcement

The facts are alarming. According to a recent study, one-third to one-half of all individuals killed by law enforcement has disabilities or mental health conditions. Those are disturbing statistics, especially for parents of children with special needs like actress and activist Holly Robinson-Peete who is raising a teenager with autism.

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Karen Pence Hopes to Raise Awareness About Art Therapy

Karen Pence wants people to know that art therapy isn't exactly arts and crafts. (more…)

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Teenager Pleads Guilty to Killing U.S. Tourist in London Stabbing Rampage

A teenager who suffered from mental health issues pleaded guilty on Monday to killing a U.S. tourist during a stabbing rampage in London last August. (more…)

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Judge Denies Bail for 4 Suspects Charged in Facebook Live Beating and Torture of Mentally Challenged 18-Year-Old

A Cook County judge denied bail Friday for four suspects charged with the torture and beating of an 18-year-old man with mental health challenges that was broadcast on Facebook Live. (more…)

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Four Black Suspects Charged With Hate Crimes and Other Felonies in Facebook Live Beating and Torture of White Special Needs Student

Four young African-Americans were charged with hate crimes and other felonies in Chicago on Thursday for allegedly tying up, beating and torturing a white acquaintance — a special needs student — and livestreaming the assault on Facebook. (more…)

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