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Rev. Jesse Jackson expected to be discharged from rehab facility today
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Rev. Jesse Jackson expected to be discharged from rehab facility today

Rev. Jesse Jackson is expected to be discharged from a rehabilitation facility this morning, according to a family spokesperson. Jackson was being treated at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab after he and wife Jacqueline Jackson were hospitalized for Covid-19 in August. The couple were released from Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago early in September, with Jacqueline…MORE

The pandemic has hit the restaurant business hard. That’s creating an opportunity for some immigrant women in Denver
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The pandemic has hit the restaurant business hard. That’s creating an opportunity for some immigrant women in Denver

Most mornings, Silvia Hernandez barely has time to turn on the sign adorning her name at her eatery in Denver, Colorado. As breakfast orders come in, she’s working the flattop grill — flipping French toast, cracking eggs and warming tortillas for the green chile pork burritos that the regulars enjoy. “I love cumin (but) the…MORE

Ten current and former Black women officers sue DC police claiming racial and sexual discrimination
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Ten current and former Black women officers sue DC police claiming racial and sexual discrimination

A group of former and current Black women officers filed a class action lawsuit against the Washington, DC police on Wednesday claiming racial and sexual discrimination, a hostile workplace and a culture of intimidation. The 10 women say that while on the job at the Metropolitan Police Department they were subjected to a male-dominated “culture…MORE

1 teen dead and 2 injured in a bus stop shooting in Louisville, police say
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1 teen dead and 2 injured in a bus stop shooting in Louisville, police say

A drive-by shooting at a bus stop in Louisville, Kentucky, Wednesday morning left one teen dead and two other children injured, police said in a series of tweets. The apparent drive-by shooting occurred around 6:30 a.m. at Dr. WJ Hodge and Chestnut Streets, as kids waited for the bus, the Louisville Metro Police Department said.…MORE

Number of women serving life sentences without parole has surged over the past decade, report shows
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Number of women serving life sentences without parole has surged over the past decade, report shows

The number of women inmates serving life without the possibility of parole has risen 43% since 2008, adding to an already aging prison population nationwide, according to a new report from the Sentencing Project, an organization that advocates for criminal justice policy changes. That means nearly 2,000 women now serving life-without-parole sentences can expect to…MORE

Teen pleads guilty in 2019 killing of Barnard College student Tessa Majors

Teen pleads guilty in 2019 killing of Barnard College student Tessa Majors

A teenager has pleaded guilty in connection with the 2019 killing of Tessa Majors, a New York City college student who was stabbed several times while walking through a Manhattan park. Luchiano Lewis, who was 14 at the time of the killing, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and first-degree robbery in a New York court…MORE

Brian Laundrie and Gabby Petito were involved in an incident in Wyoming restaurant in late August, witnesses say
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Brian Laundrie and Gabby Petito were involved in an incident in Wyoming restaurant in late August, witnesses say

A couple from Louisiana who were vacationing in Jackson, Wyoming, last month said Wednesday they saw an incident involving Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie in a restaurant in one of the last sightings of Petito before her death. Nina Angelo told CNN on Wednesday that she and her boyfriend, Matt England, saw a “commotion” as…MORE

Two men charged in anti-Semitic hate crime incident at Los Angeles restaurant
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Two men charged in anti-Semitic hate crime incident at Los Angeles restaurant

Charges have been filed against two men who allegedly were involved in an anti-Semitic hate crime attack that injured five people at a Los Angeles restaurant in May, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday. Xavier Pabon, 30, and Samer Jayylusi, 36, were each charged with two felony counts of assault by means…MORE

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