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A woman is impaled by a corn rake, but do her fatal injuries add up to murder?

Sunday  10:01,   27 september 2020

A farmer's wife is found in a shed on their Iowa farm with a corn rake lodged in her back. The rake has just four tines – so why does she have six puncture wounds?It was a fall day in 2018 when Amy Mullis was found grievously injured on her... >>>

Girl stabbed and killed in Chicago, police say

Sunday  03:05,   27 september 2020

A 5-year-old girl was fatally stabbed at a home in Chicago's Garfield Park neighborhood on Saturday morning, authorities said.A young girl was fatally stabbed Saturday in Chicago, police... >>>

1 killed, several wounded in shooting at large biker gathering in Iowa

Sunday  02:05,   27 september 2020

The gathering of over 100 people from motorcycle clubs wasn't authorized, and police were trying to determine who had leased the building.Police in Waterloo, a city about 55 miles northwest of Cedar Rapids, said they responded to a "shots fired... >>>

Sole Witness Who Heard Cops Announce Themselves in Breonna Taylor Raid Changed His Story

Sunday  01:40,   27 september 2020

This week, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron made the bombshell announcement that the cops who fatally shot Breonna Taylor would not be charged with killing her, calling their use of force in the March raid “justified to protect themselves.”... >>>

Sealed Docs: FBI Investigating Jacob Wohl Over Roger Stone Trial Leaks

Saturday  23:00,   26 september 2020

The FBI is investigating blundering conservative operatives Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman for a series of possible crimes, according to a document filed by federal prosecutors. Ironically, the document revealing the investigation was filed just days... >>>

The 'very troubling' questions Kentucky's attorney general isn't answering on the Breonna Taylor decision

Saturday  23:00,   26 september 2020

Why wasn’t Brett Hankison charged with endangering Breonna Taylor? Did the grand jury even vote on homicide charges? A look at unanswered questions.The grand jury indicted former Officer Brett Hankison on three counts of wanton endangerment for... >>>

1st woman named Rochester police chief amid criticism over Daniel Prude's death

Saturday  21:05,   26 september 2020

Cynthia Herriott-Sullivan has been appointed Rochester's new interim police chief amid criticism over the handling of the death of Daniel Prude. Police Chief La'Ron Singletary was fired in the wake of Prude's... >>>

Killings by police, like the Breonna Taylor case, rarely end in trials or convictions

Saturday  20:15,   26 september 2020

Police officers don't often get convicted for crimes connected to fatal encounters while on duty.More than six months after Louisville police fatally shot Breonna Taylor during a botched raid, protesters have poured into the streets to insist... >>>

Breonna Taylor's autopsy report reveals how Louisville police shots killed her

Saturday  19:11,   26 september 2020

Breonna Taylor was struck six times by Louisville Metro police bullets, including in the artery connecting her heart to her lungs.LMPD sets up blockades in downtown Louisville ahead of Breonna Taylor case... >>>

Man gets 1 year in jail for holding large parties against COVID-19 rules

Saturday  18:05,   26 september 2020

A Maryland man has been sentenced to one year in jail after he hosted two parties against the governor's COVID-19 orders. Following a bench trial, Shawn Marshall Myers, 42, was convicted of two counts of failure to comply with an emergency... >>>

Central African Republic. President Faustin Archange Touadéra, presidential candidate

Saturday  17:25,   26 september 2020

© AFP President Touadéra candidate for re-election The first round of presidential and legislative elections is scheduled for December 27. But significant delays in their organization, make this double ballot... >>>

Louisville sees third straight night of Breonna Taylor protests despite curfew

Saturday  17:00,   26 september 2020

Several demonstrators were arrested.Demands to release transcripts from the grand jury hearing swelled after Breonna Taylor's family attorney, Ben Crump, accused Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron of swaying the jury, rather than impartially... >>>

In Breonna Taylor's name: Devastation and a search for hope

Saturday  15:40,   26 september 2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Chea Woolfolk searched the crowd until she found the face of the woman she’d come to regard as a second mother. And then she watched the tears roll down Rose Henderson’s cheeks. Looking into Mama Rose’s eyes, Woolfolk could... >>>

White supremacist killed in shootout with California deputies, sheriff says

Saturday  12:21,   26 september 2020

Christopher Michael Straub had a significant criminal history having been booked 28 times into jails all across California.The shooting took place Thursday morning when deputies at first tried to conduct a traffic stop on Christopher Michael Straub, >>>

Man Killed Wife’s Lover, Made Her Decapitate Him: Cops

Saturday  12:05,   26 september 2020

This story contains graphic details that may be disturbing. A New Hampshire man who found out his wife was having an affair murdered the lover and then forced her to decapitate the body, authorities alleged on Friday. The macabre account was... >>>