shooting

Twelve Virginia Beach residents left home on Friday morning never to return. On Friday afternoon, a former and reportedly disgruntled, Public Utilities employee entered the Virginia municipal building and opened fire on victims throughout the building.  After a gun battle with police, the shooter was killed.  A motive for the shooting has not been released. […]

According to CNN, 4 people have been killed in Saturday morning’s shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, according to a city official. The shooter surrendered to Pittsburgh police and was being transported to Mercy Hospital, said Curt Conrad, chief of staff for City Councilman Corey O’Connor. Another law enforcement official has said […]

As a parent, we don’t ever think that we will or should have to bury our children.  It is heartbreaking and horrifying to think that children have and could experience an event like what we’ve seen happen at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and many other schools, way too often.  But we live in a […]

A San Diego police officer fatally shot and killed Alfred Olango, an unarmed black man who witnesses claim was mentally challenged. Reports say his sister called police for assistance because he was in mental and/or physical distress. Several eyewitnesses said the victim had his hands above his head when he was shot, but police deny […]

Two girls, aged four and six, were found dead from carbon monoxide poisoning and the bodies of two teenage children were discovered with gunshot wounds. The mother of the children was found stabbed and shot. She is currently recovering at a local hospital in critical condition.

Protests erupted in North Carolina last night after an officer fatally shot a disabled man named  Keith Lamont Scott, who was waiting for his kid to return from school. Protests escalated as they ran their course throughout the night, with people blocking off highways and setting things on fire. Meanwhile, Tulsa, Oklahoma, is going on […]

Brandi Meadows, Bresha's mother, tearfully spoke about her family's pain. “She is my hero. I wasn’t strong enough to get out and she helped me," Meadows told reporters gathered at her home.

Reverend Dr. Michael Waters, founder and senior pastor of Joy Tabernacle AME Chuch in Dallas, Texas, is also a professor, author, community activist, and social commentator. He talks to Erica Campbell and GRIFF about his work in the Dallas community after the tragedy of the police shootings occurred in July. He talks about his role […]

Witnesses say the scene was a "mad house," as people ran out of the club, ducking for cover.

Kirk Franklin on “Get Up! Mornings With Erica Campbell” talks about the painful times in Baltimore, Minnesota, Baton Rouge and many others. Franklin said ,“We can’t legislate morality and that we don’t have the power to let policy transform the hearts of people.” He also mentioned that people need to have a need in themselves we […]