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Gun Violence on the Rise During Pandemic

Gun Violence on the Rise During Pandemic

Najla Alexander, Crime Reporter May 16, 2022

Gun violence is on the rise once again throughout cities during the pandemic. In lieu of cases like the NYC Brooklyn Shooting, Florida Teen Dying from Friends Shooting One Another with Firearm, and Puerto...

Emmett Till’s Family Seeking Prosecution for Carolyn Donham who Cost Teens’ Life After Falsely Accusing Teen of Improper Advances

Emmett Till’s Family Seeking Prosecution for Carolyn Donham who Cost Teens’ Life After Falsely Accusing Teen of Improper Advances

Najla Alexander, Crime Reporter May 10, 2022

In 1955, almost 70 years ago, Emmett Till was chased, beaten, and lynched for pursuing unwanted advances toawrds a white woman that led his family to having an open casket at his funeral to show the world...

The Women of Mexico Take to the Streets to Express their Outrage for More Women Ending up Missing and Dead in their Country

The Women of Mexico Take to the Streets to Express their Outrage for More Women Ending up Missing and Dead in their Country

Najla Alexander, Crime Reporter May 10, 2022

The number of young women being harassed, abducted, and go missing has increased over the years, and authorities have been slow to bring the proper justice to the community that has long been suffering...

Teen Died After Friends Took Turns Shooting Each Other

Teen Died After Friends Took Turns Shooting Each Other

Najla Alexander, Crime Reporter April 29, 2022

15-year-old Florida teen Christopher Broad died in Orlando hospital on the evening of April 3rd after Broad and his friends took turns shooting one another with body armor on.    According...

NYC Mom is Found Stuffed in Duffel Bag

NYC Mom is Found Stuffed in Duffel Bag

Najla Alexander, Staff Writer April 22, 2022

A body was discovered inside a duffel bag by a man who was walking his dog Saturday morning on April 16th, who has been identified as a woman by the name of Orsolya Gaal, reported by CBS News.  Gaal was...

Brooklyn NYC Subway Shooting

Brooklyn NYC Subway Shooting

Najla Alexander, Staff Writer April 22, 2022

Tuesday morning on April 12th, riders of a subway stopped at 36th station in Brooklyn had no idea the tragedy they were about to endure. Frank James, a man arrested for a connection to the shooting, entered...

Body of Missing Teen Found

Body of Missing Teen Found

Najla Alexander, Staff Writer April 20, 2022

18-year-old Naomi Irion’s body was found at a local gravesite in Fernley, Nevada when Irion had been missing for almost three weeks after being abducted from a Walmart parking lot. In accordance with...

Two Men Allegedly Posed as Federal Agents Since 2020

Two Men Allegedly Posed as Federal Agents Since 2020

Najla Alexander, Staff Writer April 19, 2022

Two men, Arian Taherzadeh and Haider Ali, in their mid- 30s to early 40s, have been arrested for impersonating federal agents for two years. Both are accused of obtaining various handguns, weapons, and...

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The Problem with Abduction Movies that Go Unnoticed

Najla Alexander, Staff Writer October 13, 2021

Abduction and kidnapping movies and tv series are widely popular in the film industry as it shows the real-life horrors of a crime in our society that happens way more than it should. Abduction movies...

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The Whiteness of True Crime

Najla Alexander, Staff Writer April 21, 2021

True Crime is a genre loved by many.  Spanning from documentaries to podcasts to novels and TV shows, the True Crime genre showcases the overly motivated investigator and the family who didn’t want...

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