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Original Post from NBC News Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Johnson “was intentionally dishonest with me” following an incident in October. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson was unexpectedly fired Monday just weeks before he was set to retire, ending a rocky, three-year tenure as head of a department marked by controversial police shootings, court-supervised reforms and its handling of high-profile […]

Chico DeBarge — the R&B singer known for the ’80s hit “Talk to Me” — probably needs to talk to a lawyer soon … he’s been arrested for drug possession. The younger bro of the DeBarge family musical group got busted in Burbank, CA earlier this month in a Walmart parking lot after cops saw him […]

“There’s no way someone can come up with a good explanation for this,” a police official said. “This is horrific.” Original Post to NBC News Four people, including two children, were found dead at a home in Minnesota on Sunday in what authorities called a “domestic” incident. Police in Minneapolis had earlier called it a […]

By Rob Picheta, CNN When the festive figure Sinterklaas rolled through the Dutch town of Apeldoorn in November, he was greeted by TV crews, cheering crowds, and an inevitable round of furious protests.The anger was not directed at Sinterklaas himself, whose annual “arrival” festival marks the start of the Christmas season in the country. It was […]

Original Post from Charlotte Fox 46 CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A Charlotte woman is accused of shooting and killing her daughter on Thanksgiving, police said.  Elvira Elizabeth Alexander, 56, has been charged with the murder of her daughter, 37-year-old Chante Lavarche Alexander.  The deadly shooting occurred at 9:37 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 28 in the 3300 block of Krupa Court in […]

Sara MacNeil, Montgomery Advertiser MONTGOMERY, Ala. – A statue of civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks will be unveiled Sunday in downtown Montgomery, an event coinciding with the day in 1955 when Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a public bus to a white man. Her arrest sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott, a […]

By Christina Zdanowicz, CNN (CNN)Hundreds of people donated to pay off lunch debts at a Minnesota school after hearing that students’ hot meals were thrown away.About 40 students at Richfield High School who had a lunch balance of at least $15 had their lunches thrown away November 11 and replaced with cold lunches before school leadership intervened, […]

Nashville, TN — (RT) A female officer who became a pariah among Nashville police has sued the force and her commander for allegedly retaliating against her after she alleged a rape by a colleague, as well as racial and gender-based discrimination. Monica Blake, an African-American officer 14 years on the job, has been at odds with her […]

By Carlos Ballesteros and Mitch Dudek Rev. George Clements, a longtime civil rights advocate from Chicago’s South Side who was also known as the first Catholic priest to adopt a child, and later, three more, died Monday at a hospital in Northwest Indiana. He was 87. Clements suffered a massive stroke Oct. 12 and more […]

By NELSON OLIVEIRANEW YORK DAILY NEWS A high school science teacher who’s accused of having an affair with a student allegedly performed oral sex on him inside a classroom at least twice, authorities in Texas said this week. Randi Chaverria, who in 2018 was named “Secondary Teacher of the Year,” now faces a felony charge of […]

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