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Former South Carolina officer is found not guilty of assault and battery in an arrest last year that led to nights of protests
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Former South Carolina officer is found not guilty of assault and battery in an arrest last year that led to nights of protests

A South Carolina jury found former police officer Jonathan Moreno not guilty Wednesday in connection with the arrest of a man last summer that sparked nights of protests. “I want to thank everybody out there in the community that believes and supports my family,” Moreno said after the verdict was read. “We need to really…MORE

Georgia teacher charged with battery for allegedly pushing 14-year-old student to the floor of a classroom
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Georgia teacher charged with battery for allegedly pushing 14-year-old student to the floor of a classroom

A high school teacher in the Atlanta area has been charged with battery for allegedly shoving a 14-year-old student to the ground in front of his classmates, local officials said. Marquett Thinn, 44, was seen on video pushing a male student to the ground during an argument in a room full of students at Salem…MORE

A California student has been disciplined after making racist comments at a high school basketball game, school district says
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A California student has been disciplined after making racist comments at a high school basketball game, school district says

A high school student in Orange County, California, was disciplined after making “inappropriate and inflammatory racist comments” toward a Black basketball player during a game last week, the Saddleback Valley Unified School District (SVUSD) said in a statement. In a video uploaded to social media by Sabrina Brown, who said she is the parent of…MORE

A Bronx man faces more than 300 gun-related charges for allegedly selling weapons to an undercover officer
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A Bronx man faces more than 300 gun-related charges for allegedly selling weapons to an undercover officer

A Bronx man is facing more than 300 counts of gun-related charges after allegedly selling more than 70 weapons and high-capacity magazines to an undercover New York Police Department officer, the Bronx District Attorney announced Wednesday. Shakor Rodriguez, 23, is charged with 304 counts, including the criminal sale and possession of a firearm and criminal…MORE

Kobe and Gianna Bryant statue placed at crash site on 2-year anniversary of their deaths

Kobe and Gianna Bryant statue placed at crash site on 2-year anniversary of their deaths

A bronze statue of NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna was placed Wednesday at the crash site in Calabasas, California, where the Bryants and seven others were killed. Wednesday marked two years since the helicopter crash, which was determined by federal investigators as having been caused by pilot disorientation due to foggy conditions.…MORE

A Philadelphia officer was dragged 5 blocks by a vehicle during a traffic stop, police say

A Philadelphia officer was dragged 5 blocks by a vehicle during a traffic stop, police say

A Philadelphia police officer is recovering after getting dragged for five blocks while hanging out of a vehicle as the driver attempted to flee, according to an incident report. “The officer is extremely lucky,” Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small told CNN affiliate KYW. Authorities were questioning a male driver during a traffic stop Tuesday…MORE

A second local investigation into the death of a Georgia teen found in a rolled-up gym mat has closed with no charges filed
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A second local investigation into the death of a Georgia teen found in a rolled-up gym mat has closed with no charges filed

A second local investigation into the 2013 death of Kendrick Johnson, the Georgia teenager who was found dead in a rolled-up gym mat, has been closed with no charges filed, according to a report released by Lowndes County Sheriff Ashley Paulk. Paulk called the teenager’s death a “weird accident,” telling CNN, “there is nothing to…MORE

Kansas City Chiefs fans donate $178,000 to New York children’s hospital after playoff victory over the Buffalo Bills
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Kansas City Chiefs fans donate $178,000 to New York children’s hospital after playoff victory over the Buffalo Bills

Buffalo Bills fans — known as Bills Mafia — are typically the ones making donations after a game, but after the Bills lost 42-36 to the Kansas City Chiefs in an epic AFC divisional round Sunday, Chiefs fans decided to step up to the plate. Chiefs fans began donating Tuesday to Oishei Children’s Hospital in…MORE

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Our Albuquerque Police Officers are THE BEST.

Our Albuquerque Police Officers are THE BEST.

We love our local police officers. After all the bad news the past few weeks, here is some good news. This 11 year old thinks the police are heros. This is another reason why we love OUR ALBUQUERQUE POLICE.

Jon Bones Jones out of UFC 200????

Jon Bones Jones out of UFC 200????

Please don’t let it be true. We were so ready for Jon Bones Jones and UFC 200. But, we are seeing the stories saying he failed his drug test and is out of the Main Event. We will keep following this story. CLICK HERE to read more!

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