manslaughter

A pioneering rapper is heading to jail for a long time. On Wednesday, April 6, Kidd Creole, a founding member of Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five, was convicted of killing a homeless man.

Former officer Kim Potter was charged with second-degree manslaughter and released on $100,000 bond

A white man who shot and killed an unarmed Black man in Florida is now charged with manslaughter after attempting to fight the case via the state’s “Stand Your Ground” laws. Michael Drejka, who shot Markeis McGlockton in a parking lot, was booked today on the charges and his bond is set at $100,000.

After severing half of a 30-year sentence on what he insists is a wrongful manslaughter conviction, McKinley “Mac” Phipps has new information that could possibly set him free. An attorney for Phipps accuses prosecutors of withholding evidence in the case.

Juror B37 partially appeared on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360 Monday (July 15) night. The elusive member of the all female group that found George Zimmerman not guilty for shooting Trayvon Martin, vaguely explained what swayed her vote, and race was not involved.

A Florida jury has found George Zimmerman not guilty. The group deliberated for several hours before coming to a conclusion Saturday (July 13).

Jurors in the George Zimmerman trial raised a question to gain clarification on the offense of mansalughter Saturday (July 13). The collective has been deliberaing for more than 12 hours, and will decide the fate of the Florida resident in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin last February. 

A Bronx judge has thrown out the criminal case against an NYPD officer accused in the fatal shooting death of an 18-year-old. The manslaughter indictment was tossed due to a mistake made by the district attorney, ABC News reports.

Julio Acevedo, accused of killing a Hasidic couple and their prematurely born baby in a hit-and run, has pleaded not guilty. Acevedo entered his plea in the Brooklyn Supreme Court this morning. 

“There’s not a day I wake up and I don’t feel sorry for what I did to Mr. Christofi,” Jayson Williams said. The day of reckoning has finally fallen upon former New Jersey Nets player Jayson Williams. Williams, 42, was sentenced to five years in prison, Tuesday, for the fatal shooting of his limousine driver […]