Black firefighters make up 7.5% of all firefighters in the United States, with Black female firefighters making up an even smaller percentage.
A new hire at the DeLand Fire Department in Florida marked a historic moment for the DeLand community. Daytona Beach native Dejah Woods became the department’s first Black firefighter to ever work at the department.
On January 30th, at about 12:30 p.m., Shadina Smith was groped by a man after leaving her New York City apartment. The 29-year-old mother of a 1-and-a-half-year-old boy told her fiancé, 26, what had happened, and the two went to confront the man.
Grammy-nominated artist, music producer, revolutionizer of the avant-garde pop genre, and LGBTQIA+ icon, Sophie Xeon, is dead.
A Fayetteville man and a pregnant woman are found dead from a murder-suicide on Sunday night. According to ABC 11, the tragic event took place along the 900 block of Willow Street around 7:00 pm.
Police are in search of a missing 23-year-old woman who disappeared on August 22 in Jacksonville, Florida. Brittany Palmer, 23, was last seen on Saturday, August 22, in Baldwin and Barber street.
“It was a very violent, violent killing,” said Tim Lohmar, St. Charles Prosecuting attorney during an afternoon press briefing.
Authorities arrested a Las Vegas woman on Monday after running over her ex-boyfriend with her car. The tragic event took place on Tuesday, November 24 at 9:43 pm when officers and paramedics arrived at a condominium complex at 4110 Sanderling Circle, near West Desert Inn Road and South Arville Street.
An Ohio ex-cheerleader charged with killing her newborn baby is released early from probation on Tuesday. Brooke Skylar Richardson, now a 21-year-old woman, was sentenced to three years of probation after burying her newborn baby in her parents’ backyard in May 2017.