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

Man with shotgun wanted to deliver papers to UN, police say; charges are pending
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Man with shotgun wanted to deliver papers to UN, police say; charges are pending

The man who stood outside the United Nations with a shotgun held to his head has been taken into custody and transported to a hospital, New York Police Department First Deputy Commissioner Benjamin Tucker said at a news conference Thursday afternoon. Tucker said police responded to 911 calls for a man with a gun outside…MORE

5 things to know for Dec. 2: SCOTUS, Federal funding, Coronavirus, India, Michigan

5 things to know for Dec. 2: SCOTUS, Federal funding, Coronavirus, India, Michigan

Inflation is generally not something to be happy about, but it can have unexpected benefits for some Americans. For instance, homeowners could see their houses go up in value, while their monthly payments stay the same. Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can also…MORE

Investigators reveal concerns about behavior of Michigan high school shooting suspect leading up to the tragedy
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Investigators reveal concerns about behavior of Michigan high school shooting suspect leading up to the tragedy

The timeline of events leading up to a deadly high school shooting Tuesday in Michigan reveals there were concerns about the teen suspect’s behavior before the tragedy that left four dead and seven injured. The day before Ethan Crumbley, 15, allegedly opened fire on his classmates at Oxford High School, the student met “with school…MORE

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