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Murder trial for the killing of Ahmaud Arbery begins with jury selection in Georgia
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Murder trial for the killing of Ahmaud Arbery begins with jury selection in Georgia

Three White men accused of chasing down and killing Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old Black man out for a jog, are set to stand trial for murder in Georgia this week in a case thick with issues of racism, self-defense and cellphone video. Gregory McMichael, his son Travis McMichael and their neighbor William “Roddie” Bryan Jr.…MORE

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak injured in car accident
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Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak injured in car accident

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak was hurt in a two-car accident Sunday, his office announced. The accident happened around 1 p.m. at the intersection of Rainbow Boulevard and Russell Road in Las Vegas, a statement issued by the governor’s spokesperson said. “The other driver and Governor Sisolak both appeared to have minor, external injuries but were…MORE

Brooklyn woman arrested in connection with suspected arson at a Jewish school
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Brooklyn woman arrested in connection with suspected arson at a Jewish school

The New York Police Department arrested a 39-year-old Brooklyn woman Sunday in connection with a suspected arson at the Jewish school Yeshiva of Flatbush, according to a tweet from the department. The incident took place Thursday around 7:30 p.m. when police said a woman poured gasoline in front of the Yeshiva and lit it on…MORE

More than a third of Chicago police officers defy city vaccine mandate
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More than a third of Chicago police officers defy city vaccine mandate

About 4,500 Chicago police officers didn’t report their vaccination status by October 15 as mandated by the city, officials said Monday. That means roughly 35 percent of the city’s 12,770 officers could be placed on no-pay status in the foreseeable future. The Chicago Police Department had the lowest response rate of any department in the…MORE

3 dead and police officer stabbed in the neck in Fort Smith, Arkansas incident

3 dead and police officer stabbed in the neck in Fort Smith, Arkansas incident

Three people are dead and a police officer is recovering from being stabbed in the neck in an incident at a residence in Fort Smith, Arkansas, police said. A police officer was responding to a 911 caller Sunday morning who reportedly heard yelling and screaming and then saw a shirtless man “assaulting a person on…MORE

Alex Murdaugh coordinated with former housekeeper’s family to sue himself for insurance money and then took $3 million, affidavits say
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Alex Murdaugh coordinated with former housekeeper’s family to sue himself for insurance money and then took $3 million, affidavits say

Newly released documents allege that Alex Murdaugh, a once-prominent South Carolina attorney now embroiled in scandals including alleged life insurance fraud, coordinated with his former housekeeper’s family to sue himself for insurance money that he then pocketed for himself, according to a pair of affidavits released Saturday. Murdaugh was arrested Thursday in Florida on suspicion…MORE

At least one dead, several injured in on-campus shooting at Grambling State University
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At least one dead, several injured in on-campus shooting at Grambling State University

One person has died and seven others were injured in a shooting at Grambling State University in Louisiana early Sunday morning, police and university officials said in a news conference. One person died, one is hospitalized in critical condition and six suffered non-life-threatening wounds, Louisiana State Police Master Trooper Michael Reichardt said. Only one of…MORE