Cheirha Rankins says she couldn't see her 18-year-old son because the hospital was on lockdown.


The verdict was recently handed down in the utterly heartbreaking and disturbing case involving the murder of an 8-year-old boy at the hands of his mother’s fiancé. Earlier this week, 39-year-old Orlando Williams was found guilty of murdering JonMarquis Stepich. According to reports and court testimony, Orlando Williams killed JonMarquis Stepich because the young boy […]

David Desper, 28, turned himself in to authorities on Sunday after allegedly fatally shooting Bianca Roberson.

Police believe that Christian Clark, 21, was upset because she thought her boyfriend was sleeping with another woman.


Your shock is as big as ours if you’ve never heard of a place called “Negro Mountain.” But it is the real and current name of the peak of Alleghany Mountains, a 30-mile ridge that begins in Maryland’s Deep Creek Lake and ends at Casselman River in Pennsylvania. Rep. Rosita Youngblood has been fighting since 2007 to […]

One Pittsburgh woman is working hard to guarantee that the next generation’s Mark Zuckerbergs and Bill Gates are not overlooked in her African-American community. Shimira Williams’ long-lived love for STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and math) inspired her to launch TekStart Day Care, a place where young urban techies would be encouraged to pursue interests […]

Perhaps you are tired of hearing about the Penn State scandal, and if so, I don’t quite blame you. But let me tell you why we can’t stop talking about it…yet. Not only should we not stop talking about the Penn State scandal because a new report of child abuse is made every ten seconds […]

The Carters may be moving to the top of the hill in Pennsylvania. We just came across this video that is supposedly Jay-Z and Beyonce’s brand new home in Pennsylvania. They’ve already been confirmed to have scouted out the place. The house sits on 210 acres and has 16,000 square feet of living space along […]