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- Atlanta Black Star
‘Poses Real Problems’: Ex Minneapolis Cop Has Murder Conviction Reversed and Sentencing Reduced; New Precedence Draws Concern as Derek Chauvin Seeks to Appeal His Conviction
Minneapolis’ first cop to be convicted of murder may regain his freedom sooner than anticipated. In an unprecedented turn of events, a Minnesota judge re-sentenced […]
- KSWB - San Diego
Customers at a mall near San Diego say they were confused by the smoke and thought the store may have been on fire. Police identified three suspects.
- The Daily Beast
TwitterHouston cops carrying out a welfare check on an apartment found a nightmare: three siblings abandoned and living with the skeletal remains of a fourth.“A very horrific situation out here, very tragic,” Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said at a Sunday press conference. “I’ve been in this business a long time and I had never heard of a scenario like this. It really caught me by surprise.”The surviving children were ages 15, 10, and 7, and they had been living in “deplorable conditions” fo
- Washington Examiner
New York City store clerks teamed up to thwart a would-be robbery, beating the suspect to the ground with their fists in an incident that was captured by security cameras in the store.
- The Conversation
More than half of the top 250 U.S. colleges and universities offer legacy admissions. Paul Marotta / Getty ImagesLegacy admissions – a practice in which colleges give special consideration to children of alumni when deciding who to admit – have been making headlines. Colleges are increasingly being called on to rethink the merits of the practice – and some colleges are beginning to heed those calls. Here, Nadirah Farah Foley, a postdoctoral associate at New York University, answers five question
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
A North Texas resident and first responders are being honored for saving the life of a 2-year-old boy who fell into a pond.
- Atlanta Black Star
Draya Michele‘s attire at Drake’s birthday party on Saturday, Oct. 23, caused an uproar on social media after fans condemned the reality star for her […]
- The Guardian
The Audubon Naturalist Society, based in the Washington DC area, seeks to distance itself from controversial 19-century ornithologist Images from the book The Birds of America 1827-1838 by John James Audubon. Audubon, who achieved fame through his detailed studies and illustrations of American birds, was a slaveholder. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images A leading US conservation group, the Audubon Naturalist Society (ANS), has announced it will change its name, due to the “pain” caused by the 19th-cen
Floyd Mayweather reportedly refused to take a selfie with a male teenage fan because his nails were painted. Mayweather allegedly […] The post Floyd Mayweather refused to take selfie with boy for wearing nail polish appeared first on TheGrio.
- Miami Herald
A 16-year-old Miami girl has admitted to taking possession of a stolen pistol that was later believed to have been used by her brother to murder Hollywood Police Officer Yandy Chirino, authorities said.
- Washington Examiner
KERRVILLE, Texas (AP) — A driver lost control during a Texas drag racing event on an airport runway and slammed into a crowd of spectators, killing two children and injuring eight other people, authorities said.
The groundbreaking legal fight to free Happy the lonely elephant by granting her the same rights as person
Animal rights activists are hoping New York’s highest court can finally grant freedom to Happy, the female Asian elephant who has been held in captivity in the Bronx Zoo most of her life. The pursuit of Happy’s happiness: Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP), the animal rights group leading the fight for Happy’s freedom, is relying on the New York Court of Appeals to recognize the elephant’s “personhood” in a last-ditch effort to save her, reported Time. Happy is believed to have been taken from her family in Asia as a baby in the early 1970s, according to the NhRP website.
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A 15-year-old boy reported the body of his 9-year-old brother was in the room next to his, the Harris County Sheriff's Office said. The child had been dead for a year, he told authorities.
- KABC – Los Angeles
Three people were found dead inside a home on Balboa Island in Newport Beach Monday morning. It happened in the 100 block of Diamond Avenue just before 8:30 a.m.
- Idaho Statesman
Tonight, we mourn those lost at the Boise Towne Square mass shooting. Tomorrow, we need to figure out how to stop it from happening again. | Editorial
- Kansas City Star
KU officials said there is no present threat to other students living in the residence hall.
- USA TODAY
The Art Institute of Chicago decided to dismantle its decades-old docent program, reigniting a national debate on equity at major U.S. museums.
- The Daily Beast
Scott Halleran/GettyThree children found abandoned in a Texas apartment along with the skeletal remains of a 9-year-old boy believed to be their brother had been surviving in part thanks to a neighbor who brought them food and charged their cellphone after the home’s power was recently cut off, a spokesperson for the Harris County Sheriff’s Department confirmed to The Daily Beast.The unidentified resident of the CityParc II complex in the Houston suburbs had been helping the kids, ages 7, 10, an
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The parallels are uncanny. A prominent conspiracy theorist proudly lets misinformation fester, and when his supporters turn violent in the name of his cause, storming the very institution he represents, he goes silent.