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Cop guilty of assault, but will justice prevail?

Cop guilty of assault, but will justice prevail?

| June 28, 2015

By Charlene Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call LOS ANGELES (The Final Call)–An 11-woman, one-man jury unanimously convicted LAPD Officer Mary O’Callaghan of assaulting black South L.A. mother Alesia Thomas. While the verdict issued in a packed courtroom June 5 was better than allowing Ofc. O’Callaghan to walk away without any accountability, […]

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Zetas name 2015 scholarship winners

Zetas name 2015 scholarship winners

| June 27, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Eta Upsilon Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. held its 41st Annual Finer Womanhood  Scholarship Program on May 17 at Don Hall’s Guesthouse.  This year’s theme was “Inspired Gospel and More” and Niyoki, gospel recording artist was the featured guest. The 2015 scholarship winners were: $1, 000 Scholarship ● Nygeria K. Smith […]

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White mob attack, brutal double stabbing in Chicago

White mob attack, brutal double stabbing in Chicago

| June 26, 2015

By Ashahed M. Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call CHICAGO (The Final Call)–Four have been charged with attempted murder in a vicious May 30 double stabbing attack on a black man and woman at a park in the largely Irish neighborhood known as Canaryville on Chicago’s south side. Two males, Kevin Hoynes […]

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Drug suspect dies in custody after being taken in for questioning

Drug suspect dies in custody after being taken in for questioning

| June 26, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne Police and Indiana State Police are presently involved in a joint investigation that deals with the death of a subject that was transported from police headquarters to a local hospital where he later died. At approximately 10:43 a.m. June 25, detectives with the Fort Wayne Vice and Narcotics unit along with the […]

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‘Known’ gang member arrested after police siege

‘Known’ gang member arrested after police siege

| June 26, 2015

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:10 p.m., June 23, detectives with the Fort Wayne Police Gang and Violent Crimes unit received information that Ku-La Lwin, 21, a known gang member, was inside of a house in the 3200 block of Warsaw Street. Detectives knew that Ku-La had an active warrant, was known to be armed, was on parole, and had […]

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Five arrested in Leo meth raid

Five arrested in Leo meth raid

| June 26, 2015

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 5:53 a.m., June 23, members of the Fort Wayne Police Department Methamphetamine Suppression Unit, along with members of the Allen County SWAT Team served a search warrant at 10501 Main Street, in Leo.  Detectives had received information that someone at this address had been manufacturing methamphetamines, and received a search warrant to […]

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White woman snubbed Charleston shooter for a black man

White woman snubbed Charleston shooter for a black man

| June 26, 2015

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON (NNPA)–We may never know what ignited the explosion inside of white supremacist Dylann Roof that prompted him to kill nine African Americans attending Bible study at a black church in Charleston, S.C., but his hatred of blacks apparently deepened two years ago after a white female he was […]

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‘No greater pain’ than burying your murdered child

‘No greater pain’ than burying your murdered child

| June 26, 2015

By Zenobia Jeffries Special to the NNPA “Most women say there is no greater pain than to bear a child, I say there is no greater pain than to bury one.”—Andrea Clark, founder, Mothers of Murdered Children DETROIT–Three Detroit youth were shot in one incident last month. One died. Two were critically wounded. Their ages […]

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All God’s Children: A unique daycare facility

All God’s Children: A unique daycare facility

| June 25, 2015

Andrenette Montgomery is the owner of All God’s Children Day Care Center that’s located at 2811 McCormick Ave.  Her hours are 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and she can be reached via phone at (260) 426-0204 or by email at aleekids@gmail.com.  1.)  What is your profession and how long have you been in this profession? I’m […]

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Browns celebrate 65 years of marriage

Browns celebrate 65 years of marriage

| June 25, 2015

FORT WAYNE—One of the city’s most venerable couples is scheduled to mark 65 years of love and holy matrimony this month. Waymon Brown Jr. and J. Synovia Weldon were married on June 23, 1950 in Benham, Ky. They will be celebrating their union of 65 years with a private celebration on June 28, 2015. The […]

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