Just Because It's Trending Doesn't Mean It's True

Rude Or Racist? Video Shows Full Incident Of Black Mom's Arrest By 'Pissed' Fort Worth Police

  • by: Alan Duke
  • (Wed, 28 Dec 2016 16:41:07 Z)

The cell phone video of the arrest of an African-American woman after she called Fort Worth, Texas, police to report her white neighbor assaulted her 7-year-old son has been released. It shows the full incident leading up to the officer handcuffing the mom and a daughter after he warned them he was getting "pissed" at the mother's yelling.

The incident sparked protests in Fort Worth, but the police chief denied it was racial. He toild reporters his officer was just "rude."

Jacqueline Craig, 46, is heared yelling at the officer, when she said she became "pissed" the officer was questioning how she was raising her son instead of arrested the man she accused of dragging the child by his neck.

About the author:

Editor-in-Chief Alan Duke co-founded Lead Stories after ending a 26-year career with CNN, where he mainly covered entertainment, current affairs and politics. Duke closely covered domestic terrorism cases for CNN, including the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, the UNABOMBER and search for Southeast bomber Eric Robert Rudolph. CNN moved Duke to Los Angeles in 2009 to cover the entertainment beat. Duke also co-hosted a daily podcast with former HLN host Nancy Grace, "Crime Stories with Nancy Grace" and hosted the podcast series "Stan Lee's World: His Real Life Battle with Heroes & Villains." You'll also see Duke in many news documentaries, including on the Reelz channel, CNN and HLN.

Read more about or contact Alan Duke

About Lead Stories

Lead Stories uses the Trendolizer™ engine to detect the most trending stories from known fake news, satire and prank websites and tries to debunk them as fast as possible. Read more about how we work and how we select stories to check here.

Spotted a hoax that you think we should investigate? Have a tip? Want to send us a correction? Contact us!

You can also follow us here:

Most read


Like or Follow us to get the latest!

NEW! Subscribe to our YouTube channel: