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At a hearing on Monday in a Jackson County courtroom, Deputy Leo Allen of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department explained in explicit detail what occurred when authorities responded to the scene at a Best Western hotel near the Gulf Coast.

Police say the Shemel Mercerius was shot to death by 24-year-old Taariq Stephens who later turned himself into the police. The motive behind her murder is not known.

An advisory panel found that Waller County Jail needs a major overhaul including a new facility, better mental health screenings for inmates and a body cam policy for officers.

The MSNBC anchor and NBC co-host shares her story of guilt, loss and solace over the 2004 death of her sister Renate.

Plus, Bomani Jones' 'Caucasian' shirt has Twitter stuck in its feelings, Ava DuVernay to receive Spirit of Independence Award and more news.

The Los Angeles coroner's office claims Wakiesha Wilson hung herself on Easter Sunday, days before her release. Sound familiar?

Barbara Mills and the East Baton Rouge DA believe the key to finding Brittney Mills' killer lies in her text messages.

Investigation found that Reginald Windham and Victor Holt didn't perform routine bed checks and falsified records saying that they did.

After the double-homicide of Tarekka Jones and Jalisa Walls-Harris, Kevin Reynolds turned the gun on himself.

Brian Encinia still faces misdemeanor perjury charges and a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the Bland family.

Twenty four hours after Gynnya McMillen was taken to a juvenile detention center for an altercation in her home, the teen was found dead in her cell

A Texas grand jury has decided on Monday (Dec. 21) to not issue any indictments in the mysterious prison cell death of Chicago woman, Sandra Bland. Despite video evidence showing a display of excessive force from the arresting officer, the case now remains at a standstill. Houston NBC affiliate KPRC reports: A Waller County Grand Jury […]