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January 27, 2015

Pennsylvania Man Arrested After Shooting Teen Over Snowballs

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A Pennsylvania man’s overreaction to snowballs could land him behind bars for a long time. Jerquan Dickson, 22, was driving when a group of teens began throwing snowballs at his vehicle. Dickson stopped his car, got out, and began chasing the teens. When he finally caught up with the group, he began firing shots at them. Police responded to the scene after reports of gunfire, and a witness reported seeing…

Man Arrested After Allegedly Stαbbing Store Cashier Over Cheetos

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A North Carolina man is facing assαult charges after he allegedly stαbbed a store clerk over Cheetos. Authorities allege that Thomas Earl Mercer, 33, attempted to swipe a bag of jalapeno flavored Cheetos when he was spotted by the store clerk. During a confrontation, Mercer allegedly brandished a knife and stαbbed the female clerk. The alleged assault occurred at around 3AM at a Stop ‘N Shop in Raleigh. Mercer faces…

‘Sherlock’ Actor Says He’s “Devastated” After Calling Blacks “Colored”

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The actor who plays the leading role in the series “Sherlock”, Benedict Cumberbatch, says he’s “devastated” over having used an outdated term to describe black people. While appearing on the Tavis Smiley show, Cumberbatch discussed the difficulties faced by black actors in both the U.S. and U.K. The actor did not, however, seem to know that the word ‘colored’ is an outdated description of blacks. In the U.S., ‘black’ and…