violence

The weekend of June 10th was a violent one in Columbus with several shooting around town.  None of the incidents around town were fatal but many were injured and treated at area hospitals. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! June 11th 7:37am One person was reported shot on the 300 block Avondale Avenue on the West side […]

An argument escalated to a tragedy in one Chicago community on Sunday. In the Burnside neighborhood on the South Side, Donald Johnson, 22, was arguing with his 43-year-old father over who would walk the dog that morning. Eventually, the intensity increased and both family members shot each other at about 8:20 a.m., according to Chicago police […]

Chicago has been the focus on crime and gang violence conversation so far during the Donald Trump administration despite Cleveland having a much higher rate than Chicago.   CHICAGO (CBS) — Cleveland-area pastor Darrell Scott abruptly canceled a planned meeting Tuesday with “street leaders” eager to bring an end to violence in Chicago with the […]

Karrueche Tran is not taking Chris Brown’s words lightly after a video surfaced a couple of weeks ago where he expressed, if he “couldn’t have her no one could have her.”  Tan filled a domestic violence restraining order against Brown in court and now Brown has to stay away from Tran, her mother and her […]

A Brooklyn Assemblywoman was arrested this weekend after her 12-year-old son told authorities she hit him with a broomstick.

A Brooklyn Assemblywoman was arrested this weekend after her 12-year-old son told authorities she hit him with a broomstick.

Horrible news has surfaced about US Olympian sprinter Tyson Gay. Gay’s 15-year-old daughter has died due to injuries in a shootout, according to  WKYT. According to reports, Gay’s daughter, Trinity Gay, was at the Cook Out restaurant when police say two cars showed up exchanging gunfire and drove off. Gay was taken to UK Hospital […]

This week reminds us the trying times we face as a community and nation. Here in Columbus, neighborhoods are trying to heal since witnessing violence first hand in the city and nationwide. On Friday, a local pastor used food to help heal spirits and unit people in all walks of life. “Hope and hot dogs […]

Michael Jordan has long been criticized for his failure to use his voice to speak out on social matters. Just this past Friday the New York Times published an opinion piece on the announcement that Charlotte would no longer be the host of the 2017 NBA All-Star game, saying the opportunity represented, “For Michael Jordan, […]

Enough is enough… we’ve been hearing that constantly for a week now after the death of Alton Sterling, Philadro Castile and the five Dallas Police Officers.  So where do we go from here? Radio One teamed up with many prominent people from our community, elected officials, representatives from Columbus and Westerville Police Department and New Birth Christian […]

    Maxwell, Alicia Keys and Swiss Beatz were among a list of high profile celebs speaking out against police brutality.  ’23 Ways You Could Be Killed If You Are Black In America’ PSA from MIC’s highlighting ways that innocent African Americans have lost their lives to police. With the recent police incidents in Baton Rouge […]

D.L. Hugely couldn’t have said this more perfectly in regards to the recent violence and deaths that have taken place in the past few days. D.L. took to his own personal platform on Facebook live to give the message of things that are wrong as well as things that should not happen which is “Bias […]