Worcester Police Investigating Mount Pleasant Street Shooting

By David Zapata – Just before 5 p.m. on Thursday, Worcester Police responded to the area of Mount Pleasant Street for a report of a person shot. Upon arrival officers located a victim and they were taken to an area hospital to be treated. The status of the victim at this time is unknown and…

Boston Police Arrest Suspect In Monday Morning Stabbing

By Garth Parker – On Monday morning at about 5:44 a.m. officers with the Boston Police Department assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) were informed that an adult female who had been stabbed was dropped off at an area hospital. A preliminary investigation revealed that Joelkiss Gutierrez-Hidalgo, 22, of Dorchester was the suspect and he was…

Governor Baker Files Legislation To “Improve Police Officer Standards”

By Shane Hackett – On Wednesday Governor Baker filed the “Act to Improve Police Officer Standards and Accountability and to Improve Training.” In a statement Governor Baker says, “This bill will create a more modern, transparent and accountable system for law enforcement credentialing and training. It will provide police departments with the tools they need…

NFL 2021 Pro Bowl Moving To Las Vegas

By Curtis Martin – The 2020 NFL Draft was suppose to be in Las Vegas however because of COVID-19 it was moved instead to a virtual platform and the city of Las Vegas shutdown. The Draft was also suppose to be the formal arrival of the Raiders to Las Vegas and shine a spotlight on…

NFL Launches $250 Million Fund To Combat Systemic Racism

By Kenton Mayfield – On Thursday the NFL announced ​it was going to grow its social justice efforts through a 10-year total $250 million fund to combat systemic racism and support the battle against the ongoing and historic injustices faced by African-Americans. The announcement comes after Rev. Al Sharpton called out the NFL while delivering…

NFL Third Annual Quarterback Coaching Summit

By Curtis Martin – The NFL announced on Wednesday that in partnership with the Black College Football Hall of Fame, the third annual Quarterback Coaching Summit will take place virtually from June 22-23. The NFL says that the summit is “One of several NFL programs intended to build the coaching and personnel development pipeline and…