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City known as Hangtown votes to remove noose from its logo

The city of Placerville, California, also known as Hangtown, is losing the noose on its logo. The logo, which the city manager believes is only about 40 years old, depicts a miner and a noose hanging from a tree in the background. It alludes to California’s Gold Rush and the rise in crime that came…MORE

Her sons held hands, cried and crossed the border alone

Her sons held hands, cried and crossed the border alone

The mother’s mind raced as she watched her sons from the Mexican side of the Rio Grande. The two boys were crying and holding hands as they crossed the border alone. After all they’d been through together, it was shocking to see the boys — aged 12 and 16 — slip out of sight so…MORE

Officer charged with 2nd-degree manslaughter in Daunte Wright killing

Officer charged with 2nd-degree manslaughter in Daunte Wright killing

A police officer who authorities say shot and killed a Black man in a Minneapolis suburb after a traffic stop has been charged with second-degree manslaughter, a prosecutor said Wednesday. Brooklyn Center police Officer Kim Potter is charged in Sunday’s shooting death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright, Washington County Attorney Pete Orput said. In Minnesota, second-degree…MORE

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