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DA who released Waukesha suspect ahead of tragedy says it was the result of human error by an overworked staffer

DA who released Waukesha suspect ahead of tragedy says it was the result of human error by an overworked staffer

The Milwaukee district attorney whose office allowed for the release of a man accused of running over holiday parade attendees last month said Thursday that his low cash bail amount was the result of “human error” by an early-career prosecutor. District Attorney John Chisholm faced questions from officials during a Milwaukee County Board Judiciary and…MORE

14 people arrested for group thefts at high-end Los Angeles stores

14 people arrested for group thefts at high-end Los Angeles stores

Fourteen people involved in recent group thefts at high-end Los Angeles stores have been arrested, authorities said. Groups working in tandem stole property “using weapons and physical force to overwhelm and intimidate store employees and other patrons” in 11 instances from November 18-28, Los Angeles Police Department Chief Michel Moore announced in a press conference…MORE

Nevada police identify victim of 41-year-old cold case homicide using genealogy and DNA testing
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Nevada police identify victim of 41-year-old cold case homicide using genealogy and DNA testing

The woman formerly known as “Jane Arroyo Grande Doe” now has a name after 41 years, police in Henderson, Nevada, announced Thursday. Thanks to a process called investigative genetic genealogy, the woman was identified November 10 as Tammy Terrell. The 17-year-old’s body was found October 5, 1980, according to a news release from police in…MORE

Former Ohio sheriff’s deputy charged with murder in death of Casey Goodson
Franklin County Sheriff's Office

Former Ohio sheriff’s deputy charged with murder in death of Casey Goodson

A former Ohio sheriff’s deputy was indicted on murder charges Thursday in the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old Black man last year that led to large-scale protests against police brutality. Franklin County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Meade shot and killed Casey Goodson Jr. in Columbus on December 4, 2020, as Goodson was trying to enter his…MORE

NFL suspends three players, including Bucs’ Antonio Brown, for violating Covid-19 protocols
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NFL suspends three players, including Bucs’ Antonio Brown, for violating Covid-19 protocols

The National Football League has suspended three players, including Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Antonio Brown, for three games without pay following a league investigation that determined the three violated Covid-19 protocols. Buccaneers safety Mike Edwards and free agent wide receiver John Franklin III, who has been on the Bucs’ practice squad, were the other players…MORE

A 14-year-old girl was shot and killed by her brother, who was making and selling guns, Georgia sheriff says

A 14-year-old girl was shot and killed by her brother, who was making and selling guns, Georgia sheriff says

A 13-year-old boy who was manufacturing and selling so-called “ghost guns” has been arrested after he allegedly shot and killed his 14-year-old sister with one of his own homemade firearms, according to the Douglas County, Georgia, Sheriff’s Office. Two people had come to the family’s home in Douglasville, about 20 miles west of Atlanta, on…MORE

Black parents say movement to ban critical race theory is ruining their children’s education
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Black parents say movement to ban critical race theory is ruining their children’s education

When Danielle Atkinson’s daughter brought home a second-grade assignment that highlighted Christopher Columbus’s explorations, Atkinson said she began to notice inequities in the curriculum being taught in the school district. There were plenty of lessons about Columbus and other historic White figures, but the contributions of Black Americans were largely missing in the coursework at…MORE

Prosecution rests after brothers testify Jussie Smollett directed them to carry out a fake racist and anti-gay attack

Prosecution rests after brothers testify Jussie Smollett directed them to carry out a fake racist and anti-gay attack

Two brothers testified in court over the past two days that “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett directed them to carry out a fake hate crime while pretending to be Donald Trump supporters in an attempt to get media attention. Abimbola “Bola” Osundairo and his brother Olabinjo “Ola” Osundairo provided critical testimony on Wednesday and Thursday in…MORE

Question of the Day

Dec 2

Q:  Nearly 70% of Americans say they rarely or never do this…even tho they probably have the opportunity to do it nearly every day… A: Answer the phone if they don’t know who’s calling

Dec 1

Q: Sales of this item dipped by up to 40-percent due to the pandemic… A: Ties

Nov 30

Q: It’s not many, but 5% of American adults say they haven’t done this in the past 6-months… A: Listened to music