Dallas police officer who shot man in his own apartment indicted on murder charge

A police officer who claimed she killed a Dallas man in his own apartment in the mistaken belief that he was in her home was indicted Friday on a murder charge, authorities said. The indictment of Amber Guyger comes more than two months after she was arrested in the shooting death of Botham Shem Jean at the Dallas apartment complex where both lived — a killing that …

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How Crude Oil Prices Affect Gas Prices

Crude oil prices make up 71 percent of the price of gasoline. The rest of what you pay at the pump depends on refinery and distribution costs, corporate profits, and federal taxes. These costs remain stable, so that the daily change in the price of gasoline accurately reflects oil price fluctuations. High oil prices are what make gas prices so high. It takes about six weeks for …

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Tekashi69 arrested by The FBI on Rico & Racketeering Charges

NEW YORK (AP) — The rapper known as Tekashi 6ix9ine was in federal custody Monday awaiting a Manhattan court appearance on racketeering charges alleging that he participated in the July shooting of a bystander in Brooklyn and the gunpoint robbery of his gang’s rivals last spring. The Brooklyn-based rapper, whose legal name is Daniel Hernandez, was among four people arrested on racketeering and firearms charges, authorities said. …

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The Obama’s are becoming a billion dollar brand.

The launch of Michelle Obama’s cross-country book tour for her new memoir, “Becoming,” last week is just the latest marker on the road to fabulous wealth for the former first couple, who are on their way to becoming a billion-dollar brand. In addition to a $65 million book advance and an estimated $50 million deal with Netflix, both of which she shares with husband Barack Obama, the …

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More than 1,500 people have died from opioids in Massachusetts so far in 2018

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts remains in the throes of an opioid crisis with more than 1,500 deaths through the first nine months of 2018, most linked to the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl, according to new state figures released Friday. The Department of Public Health’s latest quarterly report on opioid-related deaths also pointed to some encouraging trends, including a slight drop in overdose deaths as compared to last …

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Cover Art for Meek Mill New album “Championships”

Meek Mill’s new album has transformed from “surprise” to imminent reality. The Philadelphia hero has been teasing his upcoming endeavor for a minute, and as of now, it has finally shed “untitled” status. The project is set to be called Championships, and Meek has taken to Instagram to share the official album artwork. The colorful shot captures a close up of Meek’s face, with emphasis on his …

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‘Creed II’ Review

Released in the middle of the prestige-movie season in 2015, Creed wasn’t just an anomaly among the Oscarbait-and-biopics circuit: It wondered whether a continuation of a dormant movie series and a comeback of sorts for its creator was in the cards. It was also an unlikely attempt to establish a side franchise, a chance for filmmaker Ryan Coogler to prove he could beat the sophomore slump and …

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#MeToo founder Tarana Burke blasts the movement for ignoring poor women

She didn’t look like Alyssa Milano. But maybe that’s because Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo movement that has led to complaints and indictments against dozens of men — and some women — for sexual harassment and assault, is a big, bold, fierce, powerful, outspoken black woman, who is finally being seen. And in a keynote address at the Facing Race conference that brought more than 3,500 …

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