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District Attorney says deputies who fatally shot Andrew Brown Jr. were justified

District Attorney says deputies who fatally shot Andrew Brown Jr. were justified

District Attorney Andrew Womble said Tuesday that the deputies who fatally shot Andrew Brown Jr. last month were justified in using deadly force, citing a North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation probe. Womble said the shooting, “while tragic, was justified because Mr. Brown’s actions caused three deputies to reasonably believe it was necessary to use…MORE

The employee responsible for inspecting the cracked Memphis bridge has been fired

The employee responsible for inspecting the cracked Memphis bridge has been fired

The Arkansas Department of Transportation employee who was responsible for inspecting a key bridge over the Mississippi has been fired after authorities determined the person failed to notice damage to the structure two years ago. The agency announced the findings Monday in a news release, saying drone video showed evidence of the fracture in the…MORE

Columbus, Ohio, approves $10 million settlement to the family of Andre Hill

The city of Columbus, Ohio, will pay a $10 million settlement to the family of Andre Hill, a Black man who was fatally shot by a police officer. The city council voted Monday to approve the largest settlement in the city’s history, Criminal Justice & Judiciary Council Chair Shayla Favor said. “We cannot afford to…MORE

DA vows to pursue charges after case dismissed against former Philadelphia police officer who used pepper spray on protesters

DA vows to pursue charges after case dismissed against former Philadelphia police officer who used pepper spray on protesters

A former Philadelphia police officer seen on video using pepper spray on Black Lives Matter protesters had his charges dismissed Monday, according to court documents. Municipal Court Judge William Austin Meehan Jr. dismissed the case after he determined Richard Paul Nicoletti had not committed a crime, Nicoletti’s attorney Fortunato Perri Jr. said, declining to comment…MORE

People across the US join pro-Palestinian protests

People across the US join pro-Palestinian protests

Thousands gathered in major cities across the United States over the weekend to support Palestinians as Israel’s military launches massive airstrikes on Gaza and the death toll mounts. Sunday marked the deadliest day in Gaza yet, with more than 50 killed, according to the region’s health ministry. Since the violence broke out last week, Israeli…MORE

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Game On Against Cancer

Game On Against Cancer

Game On Against Cancer takes place June 25th, 2021 at The Wakefield Corporation. This benefit event features celebrity matches on a variety of home gaming equipment, a silent auction & more!