Governor Baker Files Legislation To “Improve Police Officer Standards”

By Shane Hackett – On Wednesday Governor Baker filed the “Act to Improve Police Officer Standards and Accountability and to Improve Training.” In a statement Governor Baker says, “This bill will create a more modern, transparent and accountable system for law enforcement credentialing and training. It will provide police departments with the tools they need…

NFL 2021 Pro Bowl Moving To Las Vegas

By Curtis Martin – The 2020 NFL Draft was suppose to be in Las Vegas however because of COVID-19 it was moved instead to a virtual platform and the city of Las Vegas shutdown. The Draft was also suppose to be the formal arrival of the Raiders to Las Vegas and shine a spotlight on…

NFL Launches $250 Million Fund To Combat Systemic Racism

By Kenton Mayfield – On Thursday the NFL announced ​it was going to grow its social justice efforts through a 10-year total $250 million fund to combat systemic racism and support the battle against the ongoing and historic injustices faced by African-Americans. The announcement comes after Rev. Al Sharpton called out the NFL while delivering…

NFL Third Annual Quarterback Coaching Summit

By Curtis Martin – The NFL announced on Wednesday that in partnership with the Black College Football Hall of Fame, the third annual Quarterback Coaching Summit will take place virtually from June 22-23. The NFL says that the summit is “One of several NFL programs intended to build the coaching and personnel development pipeline and…

Worcester Police Arrests

Mark E Berry, 63, of 122 Jackson St. was arrested on 6/2/20 at 156 Eastern Ave. Berry was charged with A&B with dangerous weapon. Abraham William Moreno, 43, of 41 William St was arrested on 6/3/20 at 18 Chatham St. Moreno was charged with unarmed robbery. Carmelo Serrano, 45, of 243 Vernon St. was arrested…

Worcester Police Arrest 19 People Hours After Peaceful Protest

By Amanda Porter – On Monday thousands of protesters gathered at City Hall in Worcester just a week after the death of George Floyd by a white cop in Minneapolis. The protest which was organized by Worcester City Councilman At-Large Khrystian E. King was peaceful with speakers that included Massachusetts Trial Court Officer and community…