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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

Lawyer fatally shoots former daughter-in-law, fellow attorney at Las Vegas law firm

A lawyer fatally shot his former daughter-in-law, as well as a fellow attorney, during a deposition at a Las Vegas law firm Monday morning, two sources familiar with the investigation said.
8d ago

Former N.J. officer alleges department had ticket quota, says he faced retaliation and discrimination from police chief

William Pepe says the problems had existed for at least a year when the chief of police ordered Pepe into his office to scold him for not writing enough traffic tickets.

City of Minneapolis reaches tentative settlement with witness to George Floyd’s murder

The city of Minneapolis has reached a tentative settlement with one of the most vocal witnesses to George Floyd's murder, court documents show.
18d ago

Ahmaud Arbery’s killers ask appeals court to overturn their hate crime convictions

A U.S. appeals court heard arguments Wednesday from attorneys seeking to overturn the hate crime conviction of three white men in the death of Ahmaud Arbery.
20d ago

A woman repeated her son's claim of sexual abuse. Now, she's being sued.

In 2016, Joseph Sinclair told his parents something that sent his family into a tailspin: As a child, he said, he was sexually abused by a neighbor they had hired to babysit him.
24d ago

Airport executive dies days after a shootout with federal agents shocked neighbors

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An airport executive who was shot in the head this week during a shootout with federal agents has died, a spokesperson for the airport said Thursday.
38d ago

Texas mother arrested and accused of mixing drink that sent son's classmate to hospital

A Texas woman has been arrested after her son's alleged bully was sent to the hospital after having consumed an "intentionally" mixed sports drink, according to the Bexar County Sheriff's Office.
39d ago

San Francisco voters approve drug screening for welfare recipients

San Francisco voters showed strong support for a ballot measure that requires welfare recipients who receive aid from the city and are “reasonably” suspected of using drugs to be screened and enroll in treatment.
47d ago

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs accused of sexual harassment and assault by producer on his latest album

Rodney “Lil Rod” Jones says “his life has been detrimentally impacted” since he worked with Combs.
47d ago

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs accused of sexual harassment and assault by producer on his latest album

Sean “Diddy” Combs was sued Monday in federal court by a producer on his most recent album, who accuses the music mogul of sexually harassing, drugging and threatening him over more than a year.

Diddy denies gang rape allegation in court documents

Sean “Diddy” Combs has denied in a legal filing that he raped a woman 20 years ago in a New York City recording studio when she was 17, as she alleged in a lawsuit filed in December.