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CINCINNATI — Concern is growing about the health and welfare of former Juvenile Court Judge Tracie Hunter. She was jailed Monday to begin serving a six-month sentence after years of appeals and court battles to proclaim her innocence. According to the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, Hunter said she was injured Monday while being physically removed […]

A court in China wants to make sure that couples seeking a divorce are truly ready to end their marriage. The court has set up an exam that helps determine if a marriage is past the point of no return. A husband and wife must fail the test in order for the court to approve […]

Mary J. Blige‘s ex-husband, Kendu Isaacs, must have set off a new divorce trend in Hollywood: attempting to be financially supported by your ex-wife, indefinitely. Mel B‘s estranged husband, Stephen Belafonte, has hopped on the Kendu bandwagon after filing his response in the couple’s pending divorce. According to People, the film producer is seeking spousal […]

The son of soul music legend Gladys Knight is fighting to keep her name on his troubled Atlanta restaurants, saying her “lack of mental capacity” bars her from removing it, recent federal court filings state. Knight, an Atlanta native, filed suit in August to take her name off of Gladys Knight’s Chicken and Waffles after […]

Pennsylvania's Superior Court declines to hear Bill Cosby's appeal. In doing so, it upholds the lower court's ruling that Cosby does not have immunity from prosecution.

Popular Grammy-nominated gospel recording artist, James Fortune, has pleaded guilty to assaulting his wife. He accepted a plea deal Tuesday to a third degree felony charge of assault – family violence. He was sentenced by Fort Bend District Judge Maggie Jaramillo to five years of probation plus five days in jail. He must also serve […]

The trial has received nationwide attention because of the brutal allegations against the former officer, Daniel Holtzclaw, and the all-White jury selected to seek justice for his 13 Black female victims.

William G. Porter, 26, is charged with manslaughter, second-degree assault, misconduct in office and reckless endangerment. Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake repeatedly stated the officers will get a fair trial in the city.

A federal appeals court on Monday said Louisiana could continue plans to try Angola 3 member Alfred Woodfox for a third time in the 1972 murder of a prison guard.

A grand jury has convened to decide whether two White police officers will be charged in the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old Black child who was killed while playing with a toy gun at a Cleveland, Ohio park last fall.

Jefferson Circuit Court Judge Olu Stevens may have abused his power last week when he stopped a drug trial and dismissed an entire jury panel because it had too few Blacks.

The discovery of racially coded notes taken by prosecutors during jury selection is forcing the Supreme Court to take a second look at this murder trial, The Washington Post reports.