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Chicago police release body camera footage of fatal officer-involved shooting that prompted hours of protests

Monday  01:06,   16 july 2018
chicagotribune

The medical examiner’s office on Sunday identified the man who was fatally shot by a Chicago police officer Saturday evening, and police released body camera footage of the shooting. Harith Augustus, 37, of the 7000 block of South Merrill[...]
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Kushner tenants: We were pushed out for luxury condo buyers

Monday  00:50,   16 july 2018
msn

An Associated Press investigation into one of the Kushner Cos.' largest residential buildings in New York reveals what some residents say was a campaign that used relentless construction to push tenants out of rent-stabilized apartments and[...]

LA Times protests judge’s order to change article

Sunday  23:45,   15 july 2018
thehill

The Los Angeles Times is protesting a federal judge's order to remove information from an article the newspaper published on Saturday morning, according to the LA Times.U.S. District Judge John F. Walter on Saturday ordered the Times to delete[...]

CVS apologizes after white manager calls police on black customer

Sunday  22:56,   15 july 2018
thehill

CVS Health says it has apologized after a black customer says a white store manager called the police on her and accused her of using a fake coupon at a CVS in Chicago. Camilla Hudson shared a video on her personal Facebook page of the store[...]

Capital Gazette Reporter To Cover Trial Of Suspected Newsroom Shooter

Sunday  21:36,   15 july 2018
huffingtonpost

Capital Gazette Reporter To Cover Trial Of Suspected Newsroom ShooterCook has agreed to cover the trial of Jarrod Ramos, 38, the man police have identified as the suspect in the shooting in the Capital Gazette newsroom last month that [...]

Ohio School District to Install Pepper Spray “Threat Extinguisher” System

Sunday  21:35,   15 july 2018
teenvogue

An Ohio school district is reportedly implementing a pepper spray system to help in active shooter situations.In response to possible ways of protecting students during an incident of gun violence, one Ohio Valley school district has announced plans [...]

Hurricane Matthew opened up these graves and left remains unidentified. How DNA could help

Sunday  21:25,   15 july 2018
msn

GOLDSBORO, N.C. - One indication of how devastating the flooding was from Hurricane Matthew in 2016 is that not only are some of the living still displaced, but some of the dead are too. In Goldsboro, in Wayne County - part of the region that took[...]

Chicago man in Puerto Rico shirt incident due back in court

Sunday  20:57,   15 july 2018
reuters

A Chicago man charged with a felony hate crime after a video went viral showing him scolding a woman for wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with a Puerto Rican flag will return to court on Aug. 1 after his release on bond, authorities said on Friday.[...]

As Crossroads gun show returns to Del Mar, California, so do protesters

Sunday  20:35,   15 july 2018
latimes

At the entrance to the Del Mar Fairgrounds, a young woman wearing an anti-gun violence shirt played a flute while, across the street, two men waved a 5-foot-tall cutout of a black AR-15 semiautomatic rifle at passing cars. That was the kind of[...]

Trump closed little-known door for family reunification, leaving refugees stranded

Sunday  19:55,   15 july 2018
latimes

She dreamed for 16 years of bringing her children from El Salvador to live with her near San Francisco. Her youngest daughter and her grandson were set to arrive in February 2017, thanks to a federal program that reunited Central American children[...]

Florida man was plotting to 'burn' Jewish neighbors: police

Sunday  17:15,   15 july 2018
nydailynews

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Police say a Florida man who was facing eviction was planning to set his building on fire and "burn" Jews.Miami Beach police said Friday that 72-year-old Walter Edward Stolper is charged with attempted murder after[...]

US judge criticizes plan to reunify families split at border

Sunday  08:10,   15 july 2018
msn

A federal judge, responding to a plan to reunify children separated at the border, said he was having second thoughts about his belief that the Trump administration was acting in good faith to comply with his orders. The Justice Department on[...]

Officials: Chaotic scene erupts with angry crowd after fatal police shooting in South Shore

Sunday  05:45,   15 july 2018
chicagotribune

An large crowd chanting "murderers" and some hurling bottles pushed back against Chicago police guarding the scene where a man was fatally shot by officers Saturday evening in the South Shore neighborhood. Paramedics responded to the[...]

The Air Force’s $10,000 toilet cover

Sunday  05:06,   15 july 2018
msn

When the original manufacturer stopped making the part, the military paid dearly for replacements. But now it can rely on 3-D printing for the part, a $300 option.Load[...]

Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $375 million; next drawing is Tuesday

Sunday  04:30,   15 july 2018
usatoday

Mega Millions interest should be growing now that jackpot closes in on $400MIt's one of the game's highest amounts in[...]