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Teen pleads guilty in murder of Barnard student Tessa Majors

Zolnierek/iStock (NEW YORK) — A 16-year-old boy charged in connection with the 2019 stabbing death of Barnard College student Tessa Majors pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Tuesday in Manhattan Criminal Court. Luchiano Lewis, who was charged as an adult, was 14 when he and two other teenagers were accused in the fatal stabbing of 18-year-old Majors during …

Oakland Police Department investigating 100th homicide of 2021

kali9/iStock (OAKLAND, CALIF.) — The city of Oakland, California, recorded its 100th homicide of the year on Monday, marking the second consecutive year of triple-digit homicides. It’s a somber milestone for the city, which recorded 10 homicides in just the past week, police said. In 2020, there were 109 homicides, police data shows. At a press conference …

Biden found images of border agents with migrants ‘horrific and horrible,’ White House says

ElFlacodelNorte/iStock (NEW YORK) — President Joe Biden found videos of tactics used by Border Patrol agents on horseback against Haitian migrants at the Texas border “horrific and horrible,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Tuesday. “I don’t know anyone who could watch that video and not have that emotion,” Psaki said on “CBS Mornings.” The videos from …