In January, mall management said that the mall was closing and tenants' leases were not being renewed. One of the final occupants, the Mississippi Highway Patrol Driver Services will also be closing.Burlington and the section of the building that houses city offices are independently owned and will remain open.Paul... Read More.
Michigan businessman John James,a black Iraq War veteran who was endorsed by President Donald Trump, won the Republican nomination Tuesday and will take on Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow this fall.James, a political newcomer, convincingly defeated buyout firm founder Sandy Pensler in the GOP primary. The two traded barbs over their business records, conservative... Read More.
A young Black man is allegedly a serial killer and rapist, police say. And he found his victims on popular dating apps, including Tinder, one that is particularly popular with young people. Drayton has reportedly admitted to his crimes, saying that his “body, not his brain,” was actually responsible.“The common denominator in these... Read More.
Lebron James stood on a stage near one of the streets he walked as a troubled kid and looked out at thousands of faces. He felt connected to every one of them.While his 3-year-old daughter, Zhuri, played at his feet, James watched as his mother, Gloria, raised a flag in front of a... Read More.
On Wednesday August 1st, former president Barack Obama endorsed numerous Democratic candidates he believes can and should win in the 2018 midterm elections in November.One such candidate is Stacy Abrams who is running in Georgia’s Governors race. If elected, not only would she be the first Black female governor in that state, but in... Read More.
Boston has appointed William G. Gross as its next police commissioner, a move that will make him the first African-American to hold the top law police position in the city’s history, the Boston Globe reported on Monday.Gross, currently the Boston Police Department’s second in command, was expected to officially replace retiring Commissioner William B. Evans on Aug. 6.Boston... Read More.
The feud between Trump and his onetime legal “fixer,” Michael Cohen, escalated Wednesday when an audio recording of their 2016 pre-election conversation was released by Cohen, prompting Trump to tweet, “What kind of a lawyer would tape a client? So sad!”As the two sides battled over the exact meaning of the sometimes-garbled words... Read More.
The Justice Department announced indictment against 12 Russian Nationals as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election, accusing them of engaging in a "sustained effort" to hack Democrats' emails and computer networks. All 12 defendants are members of the GRU, a Russian federation intelligence agency... Read More.