Wednesday, January 20, 2021
By Jamiel Lynch, Christina Carrega and Steve Almasy, CNN The US Justice Department announced Tuesday it found insufficient evidence to support federal criminal charges against two officers in relation to the fatal 2014 shooting of Tamir Rice in an Ohio park. Rice, 12, was shot and killed outside of a recreation...
By Craig Wall, Rob Elgas and Jessica D'Onofrio, ABC7 Mayor Lori Lightfoot released a trove of emails Wednesday afternoon under pressure to be transparent about the botched police raid on an innocent woman's home. The botched raid on the home of Anjanette Young happened in February of 2019. The Chicago social...
By Chris Sheldon, NJ Advance Media for NJ.com Joe Louis Clark, the former bat-wielding principal of Paterson’s Eastside High School whose strict disciplinary methods inspired the 1989 film “Lean On Me,” died Tuesday at the age of 82, his family said. Clark, a longtime resident of South Orange, retired to Gainesville, Florida,...
By Gillian Brockell, Washington Post A replica of a controversial statue of Abraham Lincoln standing over a newly emancipated Black man has been removed from a public park in Boston. Crews were seen early Tuesday morning wrapping and lifting the statue, according to footage from Boston 25 News. Over the summer, the...
The measure, approved a day after Trump signed a COVID-19 relief package, is now up to Senate Republicans. By Matt Fuller, HuffPost After President Donald Trump reluctantly signed the coronavirus relief legislation Sunday night, House Democrats still moved ahead Monday with passing new legislation to increase stimulus checks to $2,000 for...
By Alec Snyder, Peter Nickeas and Nicquel Terry Ellis, CNN Adam Coy, the Columbus, Ohio, police officer who shot and killed Andre Hill, was fired Monday, according to a statement from Public Safety Director Ned Pettus Jr. Coy's termination follows a disciplinary hearing held earlier in the day. The local chapter...
By Kevin Liptak, Kate Bennett, Tami Luhby, Kaitlan Collins, Jason Hoffman, Phil Mattingly and Jeremy Diamond, CNN President Donald Trump signed the massive $2.3 trillion coronavirus relief and government funding bill into law Sunday night, averting a government shutdown that was set to begin on Tuesday, and extending billions of dollars...
The teen is the son of trumpet player Keyon Harrold, who captured the incident of the erratic woman on video; The lost phone was later returned by an Uber driver By Matthew Allen, TheGrio On Saturday, a white woman frantically accused a Black teen of stealing her iPhone at a New...
By Hollie Silverman and Eric Levenson, CNN The computerized voice coming from the parked white motor home loudly asked people to evacuate and warned that the vehicle would explode in minutes. Then at 6:30 a.m. local time, it did just that. The RV's explosion in downtown Nashville early Friday morning left at least...
By Rachel Scott, ABC7 News As COVID relief hangs in the balance, millions of Americans out of work will lose their unemployment benefits Saturday. President Donald Trump spent the Christmas holiday on the golf course with the bipartisan stimulus package awaiting his signature. The president took to Twitter saying he had "many...