Previous soccer player put in chokehold by police now going through fees – theGrio

Henry County police noticed on video violently arresting Desmond Marrow soon after highway-rage incident. (WSB-Television) TheGrio has released a unique collection identified as #BlackonBlue to take a look at the romance involving law enforcement and African-Americans. Our reporters and videographers will investigate police brutality and corruption while also exploring local and national efforts to improve policing in our communities. Join the conversation, or share your own story, working with […]

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Ex-Detroit Lions player Brandon Pettigrew arrested after allegedly punching police officer

Brandon Pettigrew hasn’t played in the NFL since the 2015 season. (Paul Sancya/Associated Press) Brandon Pettigrew, a former tight end for the Detroit Lions, was arrested Monday after Pittsburgh police said he punched an officer several times. Pettigrew, 33, was charged with two counts of aggravated assault, theft of services and public drunkenness. According to police, […]

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