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Janelle Griffith

Janelle Griffith is a national reporter for NBC News focusing on issues of race and policing.

Janelle Griffith is a national reporter for NBC News focusing on issues of race and policing.

Latest from Janelle Griffith

58d ago

California man dies of flesh-eating bacteria after chasing dog into pond with scratch on his arm, mother says

A California woman is urging the public to avoid standing water after her son, Jeff Bova, 41, contracted an infection from a flesh-eating bacteria and died.
191d ago

Missouri executes Kevin Johnson for killing officer in 2005

A Missouri inmate convicted of ambushing and killing a St.
192d ago

Houston mayor defends boil-water order that kept hundreds of thousands of children home from school

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner cautioned people Monday against comparing the city's current boil-water order to last year's "February freeze," when the state's
198d ago

White father and son who chased Black FedEx driver indicted on attempted murder charge

A white father and son have been indicted by a grand jury on multiple charges, including attempted murder, almost 10 months after a Black FedEx driver alleged

What we know about the victims of the Colorado Springs Club Q shooting

The victims of the shooting at the LGBTQ-friendly Club Q in Colorado Springs include two bartenders, the mother of an 11-year-old girl and two other clubgoers

Colorado veteran who tackled gunman at LGBTQ club describes risking his life to save his family

A decorated army veteran who tackled the shooter who killed five in a Colorado Springs gay club said he wanted to protect the close knit community inside
199d ago

Wife of Colorado veteran who tackled gunman at LGBTQ club describes the harrowing moments he ended the shooting

Richard Fierro, an Army veteran, was one of two people who tackled and subdued the gunman inside a gay nightclub Saturday night in Colorado Springs, ending a

Anti-LGBTQ sentiment in Colorado Springs had some in the community anticipating tragedy

Parker Grey stopped going to Club Q about a year and half ago “because of the growing hatred for our community that started in” Colorado Springs, Colorado.

They were diagnosed with uterine cancer and tumors. Now they’re suing the makers of chemical hair straighteners.

Three years ago, Rhonda Terrell was diagnosed with an aggressive form of uterine cancer that has since spread to her abdomen and liver.
201d ago

They were diagnosed with uterine cancer and tumors. Now they're suing the makers of chemical hair straighteners.

Three years ago, Rhonda Terrell was diagnosed with an aggressive form of uterine cancer that has since spread to her abdomen and liver.
206d ago

Texas teacher who told Black students his race is 'superior' is no longer employed

A middle school teacher in Texas has been fired after a video posted on social media showed him telling students his race is "superior."