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Virginia police officer fired after reports of donation to Kyle Rittenhouse

Virginia police officer fired after reports of donation to Kyle Rittenhouse

A Norfolk police officer has been relieved of his duty after an internal investigation into reports that he donated and expressed support for the actions of Kyle Rittenhouse, who is facing two felony charges of homicide in the deaths of two men and a felony attempted homicide charge in the wounding of another man during…MORE

Oklahoma passes a law that can protect drivers who run over protesters

Oklahoma passes a law that can protect drivers who run over protesters

Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt signed a bill Wednesday granting immunity to drivers who unintentionally injure or kill protesters while attempting to flee and which stiffens penalties for demonstrators who block public roadways, according to the Oklahoma State Legislature. The state Senate passed the Republican-sponsored legislation 38-10 last week. The bill makes it a misdemeanor punishable…MORE

Long Island grocery store shooting suspect is charged with second-degree murder

Gabriel DeWitt Wilson, the man who allegedly shot and killed a grocery store employee and injuring two others Tuesday at a Long Island Stop & Shop, has been charged with second-degree murder and four counts of attempted murder, Nassau County officials announced during a press conference Wednesday. Wilson, 31, allegedly entered a Stop & Shop…MORE

Woman shackled by police while in labor settles with New York City

Woman shackled by police while in labor settles with New York City

An African American woman who says her wrists and ankles were shackled by police for hours while she was in active labor at a hospital has settled with the City of New York and its police department. The woman was arrested two days past her due date in late 2018 on a misdemeanor assault charge…MORE