Family sues over police killing of Black Michigan motorist

By COREY WILLIAMS Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — Attorneys for the family of a Black motorist who was shot and killed by a white police officer during a traffic stop in Michigan’s second-largest city, Grand Rapids, say the officer had no reason to pull him over. Detroit lawyer Ven Johnson and civil rights attorney Ben… Continue reading Family sues over police killing of Black Michigan motorist

Holmes’ former partner gets nearly 13 years in Theranos case

By MICHAEL LIEDTKE SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A judge on Wednesday sentenced former Theranos executive Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani to nearly 13 years in prison for his role in the company’s blood-testing hoax — a sentence slightly longer than that given to the CEO, who was his lover and accomplice in one of Silicon Valley’s… Continue reading Holmes’ former partner gets nearly 13 years in Theranos case

Jane Doe’s Lawyer Unsurprised by DA Not Charging ex-SDSU Footballers with Rape

Matt Araiza, following San Diego State’s 27-16 win against Boise State at Dignity Heath Sports Park in November. Photo credit: Derrick Tuskan via goaztecs.com The lawyer who filed a civil suit on behalf of a woman accusing San Diego State football players of an off-campus rape says he’s not surprised no criminal charges will be… Continue reading Jane Doe’s Lawyer Unsurprised by DA Not Charging ex-SDSU Footballers with Rape

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Report: Classified items found at Trump storage unit in Fla.

WASHINGTON (AP) — At least two items marked as classified were found in a storage unit in West Palm Beach, Florida, after lawyers for former President Donald Trump arranged for a firm to search for additional classified material, according to a published report Wednesday. The items were provided to the FBI. The Washington Post, citing… Continue reading Report: Classified items found at Trump storage unit in Fla.

Forest Lake man arrested after allegedly bringing knife onto school grounds

A 42-year-old Forest Lake man was arrested Tuesday morning at Forest Lake Area High after he allegedly brought a knife onto school grounds, officials said. The man reportedly entered the school just before 8 a.m. Tuesday as students were arriving. He allegedly went into the restroom by the school’s front office and left behind some… Continue reading Forest Lake man arrested after allegedly bringing knife onto school grounds

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Peru’s president ousted by Congress in political crisis

By FRANKLIN BRICEÑO (Associated Press) LIMA, Peru (AP) — The president of Peru was ousted by Congress Wednesday after he sought to dissolve the legislative body and take unilateral control of the government, triggering a grave constitutional crisis. Vice President Dina Boluarte replaced Pedro Castillo and became the first female leader in the history of… Continue reading Peru’s president ousted by Congress in political crisis

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Service by National Parks of Boston remembers those lost at Pearl Harbor, 81 years later

It has been 81 years since the attack on Pearl Harbor, a solemn occasion marked in Charlestown on Wednesday by the National Parks of Boston. The organization hosted a commemorative service to honor the anniversary at the U.S.S Constitution Museum. After the service, there was a wreath laying and rifle salute on board the U.S.S.… Continue reading Service by National Parks of Boston remembers those lost at Pearl Harbor, 81 years later

AP source: Aaron Judge, Yankees reach $360M, 9-year deal

By RONALD BLUM and JAY COHEN (AP Baseball Writers) SAN DIEGO (AP) — Aaron Judge has issued his ruling: Court remains in session in the Bronx. Judge is staying with the New York Yankees on a $360 million, nine-year contract, according to a person familiar with baseball’s biggest free agent deal ever. The person spoke… Continue reading AP source: Aaron Judge, Yankees reach $360M, 9-year deal

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Man fatally shot by officer in St. Paul also fired his gun, BCA says

Surveillance video appears to show an exchange of gunfire between a 24-year-old and a St. Paul police sergeant on Monday, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said Wednesday. Paramedics took the 24-year-old, Howard Peter Johnson, to Regions Hospital, where he died. Sgt. Cody Blanshan was not injured. St. Paul police released a statement early Tuesday… Continue reading Man fatally shot by officer in St. Paul also fired his gun, BCA says

Lawmakers drop journalism act from ‘must-pass’ defense spending bill under pressure from Facebook

Robert Channick | Chicago Tribune An effort to add proposed journalism legislation to an annual “must-pass” defense spending bill was shot down by lawmakers after a public face off with Meta/Facebook over required payments to publishers for online news content. The 4,408-page text of the National Defense Authorization Act, released Tuesday evening, did not include… Continue reading Lawmakers drop journalism act from ‘must-pass’ defense spending bill under pressure from Facebook