By Tyler Vazquez, Florida Today Burial services for Sincere Pierce at Riverview Memorial Gardens ended abruptly Saturday afternoon when an unknown gunman fired a single shot and hit the deceased's mother. The gunfire came as guests were paying their last respects to the 18-year-old, one of two teens killed Nov. 13 by a Brevard...
Robert Keegen has been charged with murder in the shooting of an Oregon teen By Tonya Pendleton, The Grio In an eerie echo of the Jordan Davis case, an Oregon man has been arrested and charged with the murder of a teenager in a hotel parking lot over loud music. As reported...
Goalsetter aims to narrow the wealth gap between Blacks and whites. By Christian Spencer, The Grio Black families could save money on Black Friday by using a Black-owned app called Goalsetter. Created by Tanya Van Court, Goalsetter.co is a financial literacy app geared for children and aimed at narrowing the wealth...
ABC 7 More people are expected to do their Black Friday shopping online this year due to concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Cyber Monday is also an option. If you're in that category, there's a new warning about scams you should know about. Steve Bernas of the Better Business Bureau said because Friday...
ABC7 News If you're planning on traveling during the holidays, you may want to check on your destination's COVID-19 restrictions. As the U.S. is seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases, states have adapted their COVID-19 guidelines to better help contain the spread of the virus. Here is a list of COVID-19 travel...
By Brakkton Booker, NPR The Monday Night Football matchup between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Los Angeles Rams made history, but it had nothing to do with the two teams vying for playoff seeding. For the first time, the league assembled an all-Black officiating crew, led by Jerome Boger, a 17-year...
The beauty products and apparel brand says they had no intention of sending a stereotypical message in an ad for holiday pajamas By Tonya Pendleton, The Grio Until recently, Burt’s Bees had been best known perhaps for their bright yellow packaging, their lip balm and baby products that are ubiquitous...
By WGN Web Desk, Glenn Marshall Nearly 700 nursing home workers walked off the job Monday to begin a strike. The workers, who are part of the SEIU Health Care Illinois Union, are employed at 11 Infinity-owned facilities in the Greater Chicago area. They are demanding hazard pay and improved working...
Facebook users in Illinois can now apply to collect from a settlement stemming from a class action lawsuit. Claims must be filed by TODAY, November 23, 2020. The lawsuit was filed over Facebook's collection and storing of biometric data of Illinois users without proper consent. As part of the $650 million...
By Naveen Dhaliwal, ABC7 News New York A man who spent a quarter century in prison after being wrongly convicted of murder was freed on Thursday. Jaythan Kendrick had been waiting 25 years for his murder conviction to be vacated. Moments after that decision, Kendrick walked out of the courthouse a free...