A team of scholars analyze how social media posts escalate into violence. The scholars are calling it a public health problem.


Corey Morgan is a person of interest in the shooting death of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee.

Grandfather says 6-year-old "doesn't even remember" fatally shooting 3-year-old sibling http://t.co/G44LWyMrMu pic.twitter.com/hZm6aFs4jn — Chicago Tribune (@chicagotribune) October 19, 2015 A six-year-old boy shot and killed his three-year-old brother in Chicago Saturday night after their father, Michael Santiago, showed the older son where the firearm was stashed on top of the refrigerator. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi […]

In a world where we depend on GPS, this is pretty scary. A 70-year-old woman was murdered in Brazil after following directions from the Waze app, which took her to the wrong destination, CNN reports. Regina Murmura was traveling with her husband, Francisco, when the couple mistakenly drove into a slum area while trying to reach a popular tourist spot […]

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New York City police have arrested and charged a man in connection with the shooting that killed a Bronx resident as he was holding his toddler…

A 21-year-old Bronx man lost his life on Tuesday after he was shot in the head as he clutched his one-year-old daughter in his arms, The…

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  Rapper YG was shot in his hometown of Los Angeles early Friday morning, TMZ reports. The shooting occurred around 1:45 am at a recording studio in Studio City. YG was reportedly shot 3 times in the hip. YG was reportedly able to make it to his car where a member of his entourage drove […]

The man accused of firing several shots at Lil Wayne’s tour bus on a metro Atlanta highway has been arrested. Jimmy Carlton Winfrey, 25, of Atlanta, had a warrant out for his arrest on numerous charges including making terroristic threats and being a member of a criminal gang involved in criminal activity. The shooting occurred around […]

An arrest warrant has been issued for the man accused of shooting Lil Wayne’s tour buses in Atlanta on April 26. According to the AJC, the man reportedly shot up the tour buses for gang status. Jimmy Carlton Winfrey, 25, of Atlanta, has been charged with aggravated assault, terroristic threats and acts, criminal damage, possession […]

The beef between The Game and Young Thug has reportedly ended almost as quickly as it started. As we reported earlier, the two exchanged words over Lil Wayne and sent some serious threats each others way via social media. MUST READ: The Game & Young Thug Threaten Each Other Over Lil Wayne [VIDEO] According to […]

The Game just inserted himself into the ongoing beef between Lil Wayne and Young Thug. It all started when Game showed love to his longtime Blood brother Lil Wayne while performing in Weezy’s hometown of New Orleans, at the same time daring Thugger to come to California. “My n****a Tune ain’t never been Hollywood, he just […]