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Prosecutors say three LAPD officers falsified gang information

Prosecutors say three LAPD officers falsified gang information

Three Los Angeles police officers face charges for allegedly falsely identifying people as gang members or associates, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office. Officers Braxton Shaw, Michael Coblentz and Nicolas Martinez each face one count of conspiracy to obstruct justice, and multiple counts of filing false police reports and preparing false documentary…MORE

Army launches civilian review of Fort Hood following Vanessa Guillen’s killing

Army launches civilian review of Fort Hood following Vanessa Guillen’s killing

The US Army is assembling a panel of four civilian consultants to review the “command climate and culture” at Fort Hood in Texas, in the wake of the killing of Spc. Vanessa Guillen, Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy announced Friday. McCarthy announced the investigation following a meeting Friday with US Rep. Sylvia Garcia of Texas, who…MORE

7-Eleven Day is canceled this year, meaning no free Slurpees

It’s a sad day for Slurpee lovers everywhere. The convenience retailer has celebrated July 11 (7/11) every summer since 2002 as 7-Eleven Day, with free Slurpees for all who visited one of the stores. But it’s been canceled this year. And, yes, you can blame it on the pandemic. Instead, 7-Eleven said it would celebrate…MORE

Philadelphia Eagles ‘penalize’ DeSean Jackson for anti-Semitic statement

Philadelphia Eagles ‘penalize’ DeSean Jackson for anti-Semitic statement

The Philadelphia Eagles announced on Friday that the team has “penalized” wide receiver DeSean Jackson for conduct detrimental to the team after Jackson shared a series of anti-Semitic Instagram posts. “Today we have penalized DeSean for conduct detrimental to the team, He accepted these consequences and apologized,” the Eagles said in a statement posted on…MORE

Detroit will open schools this Monday

Detroit will open schools this Monday

Detroit Public Schools are scheduled to open their doors Monday for the start of summer classes. It will be the first time schools will welcome back students for face-to-face instruction since the district closed in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Superintendent Nikolai Vitti said he sees a “desperate demand” for in-person learning, and that online…MORE

Coroner releases Andres Guardado autopsy results despite sheriff’s request

Coroner releases Andres Guardado autopsy results despite sheriff’s request

The Los Angeles County coroner’s office on Friday confirmed that Andres Guardado, the teenager whose death on June 18 sparked outcry across Los Angeles, was shot five times in the back. The office came to the same conclusion as an independent autopsy that lawyers for the Guardado family unveiled earlier this week. The manner of…MORE

Recovery of bodies begins next week at Hard Rock Hotel site in New Orleans

Crews in New Orleans are expected to begin Monday the recovery of the bodies of two workers who died nine months ago when the Hard Rock Hotel collapsed during construction. The structure on the edge of the French Quarter partially collapsed on October 12, 2019, killing three and injuring dozens. One body was recovered. Recovery…MORE

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