Tuesday, January 19, 2021
By Alex Butler, UPI Former NFL fullback TIm Lester has died of complications from COVID-19. He was 52. Lester's family said he tested positive for COVID-19 10 days ago and died Tuesday morning at his Milton, Ga., home. Family members suspect that a pulmonary embolism -- a blockage of an artery...
Biden proposes $1,400 direct payments and extending boosted unemployment benefits until September. By Tara Golshan, Arthur Delaney, Jonathan Cohn, and Kevin Robillard, HuffPost President-elect Joe Biden has unveiled an economic relief plan that would deliver $1,400 to most Americans and invest in a national vaccination program  — and also endorses a whole...
Civil rights attorney, Lee Merritt, said Patrick Warren needed psychiatric help but his family was told a mental health deputy was not available. By Jim Hice, KCENTV Doorbell video shows the moments leading up to when a Black man was shot and killed by a Killeen police officer on Sunday. The video...
Bipartisan majority charges him with inciting Capitol riot By Jacob Pramuk, CNBC President Donald Trump, a man hyperaware of his achievements and place in history, added a first to his record on Wednesday. A week before he will leave office, Trump became the first American president impeached by the House twice. The...
ABC News Jacob Blake is speaking out about being shot seven times by a Kenosha police officer last summer and the DA's decision not to file any charges in the case. The Evanston native spoke out for the first time since the decision in an exclusive interview on Good Morning America. "I...
Crusader Staff Report Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas recently submitted a bill that is the first step toward giving reparations to Black Americans whose lives have been impacted by the slavery of their ancestors. Lee recently introduced H.R. 40, the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act, to the House Floor. The...
By Bruce C.T. Wright, NewsOne Can it be that it was all so simple? The answer — at least, in the case of Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman, who fought back and lured the domestic terrorists storming the Capitol last week toward backup without resorting to lethal force — appears to...
Aisha Johnson, Anthony Faulkner and Yiran Fan, were killed during Jason Nightingale's random shooting spree By Cate Cauguiran, Liz Nagy and Alexis McAdams, ABC7 News The three victims killed in a shooting rampage Saturday have been identified as family and friends reel from the senseless loss of their loved ones. A doorwoman, a...
WBALTV 11 The U.S. Capitol Police have named a Morgan State University alumna as acting chief after Wednesday's riot involving supporters of President Donald Trump. Assistant Chief Yogananda Pittman, who joined the department in 2001 and rose through the ranks, will serve as acting chief after the resignation of Chief Steven...
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