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AFRICANGLOBE - A 23-year-old Ohio man has been sentenced to 45 years in prison after exchanging gunfire with Canton police in January. This week, a judge sentenced Kelontre Barefield to be incarcerated for 11 years on multiple burglary charges and 34 years for the death of Jethro, a three-year-old German Shepherd who served as a member of the department’s K-9 unit. Both sentences are to be served consecutively.
AFRICANGLOBE - At every graduation ceremony, some official requests that the audience hold applause until every student has made their way across the stage. Reliably, everyone ignores this plea. However at Mississippi’s Senatobia High School’s graduation, there were consequences for just one family who couldn’t wait to cheer on their graduate.
AFRICANGLOBE - The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a federal lawsuit challenging debt collection practices that have resulted in the jailing of people simply because they are broke.