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Derek Chauvin, former Minneapolis police officer responsible for the murder of George Floyd has filed to appeal his murder conviction as of September 20 which was recognized by the courts on Sept 23. He requested and received approval by Judge Cahill for the State to pay $5,000 for his legal fees for his appeal. After we published our article, that decision was reversed. Chauvin was sentenced to 22.5 years in prison earlier this year, convicted...

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Former Georgia district attorney, Jackie Johnson, has been indicted for violating her oath taken in office to commit acts of honesty in regards to Ahmaud Arbery, who was fatally shot while jogging in Glynn County, Georgia. The tragedy occured last year, February 23rd, when unarmed Arbery was pursued by three white males–two, who were father and son. Gregory and Travis McMichael, the father-son duo, followed Arbery in a pick-up truck, armed, with backup William “Roddie”...

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James Stanback, a Minneapolis teen was killed yesterday after a pallet of lumber came crashing down on him while he was operating a forklift machine. It was a little after 10 a.m. when Stanback was found unconscious underneath the forklift by an emergency crew. After the police were called and the family was contacted hours later, the family showed up to the store to find it still open to the public. Protesters gathered outside the...

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Bob Fletcher, a Ramsey County Sheriff serving an urban area home to Minnesota’s diversiest communities made a statement in his “Live On Patrol” video, referencing “sundown town” when suggesting how he’d warn the “criminals” he was pulling up on, unannounced, a hundred years ago. Fletcher stated he would’ve told the “criminals” “okay son, you got til sundown to get outta town.”  Fletcher stated he would’ve told the “criminals” “okay son, you got til sundown to...

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Heavily armed attackers ran into the home of Haitian President, Jovenel Moise, assassinating him and injuring his wife. Jovenel Moise, 53, was shot on the scene early Wednesday by men assumed to be foreigners, but Haitian leaders are now suspecting they had internal help. He was found with 12 bullet wounds covering him in a pool of blood on the floor of his home. The death of the Haitian President led to a gun battle...

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We are finally approaching the sentencing of Derek Chauvin, a police officer who murdered George Floyd, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 25th, 2020. Chauvin was found guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter; which would lead him to serving 40 years in prison max. Minnesota’s sentencing guidelines offer shorter sentences for those with little to no criminal background. Chauvin’s attorney requested the judge to allow Chauvin to serve on probation since he had...

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The first time Jay caught my eye was in June of 2020.  He was paces away from where George Floyd had died. He was dressed in full denim and wore a brown gardening hat with a flower attached to the brim.  His 6’9” figure and calming presence seemed to captivate a small audience as he purposefully lowered himself to sit next to a little boy who had noise cancelling headphones covering his ears.  The two...

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