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Mississippi trooper fatally shot working part-time job driving USPS mail truck: reports

A man found fatally shot in a USPS delivery truck has been identified as a Mississippi Highway Patrol lieutenant.Local media reported Saturday that three individuals were taken into custody in connection with the shooting death the day after Lt. Troy Morris, 58, who worked part-time for the U.S. Postal Service, was found.According to WLBT-TV, the……

FAA workers told ‘don’t rock the boat’ with Boeing, faced pressure to keep quiet about safety concerns

Federal Aviation Administration employees say they were told not to “rock the boat” with Boeing, whose best-selling 737 Max was grounded by the agency last year, and faced pressure to keep quiet about aircraft safety concerns.BOEING SLASHES PRODUCTION AS COROANVIRUS BATTERS AIRLINE CUSTOMERSWorkers were surveyed as part of a report delivered to Congress on Friday……

Washington releases RB Guice after domestic violence arrest

The Washington Football Team released running back Derrius Guice on Friday after he was charged in multiple domestic violence incidents.The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Department told The Associated Press that Guice was arrested on one count of strangulation, three counts of assault and battery and one count of destruction of property. Strangulation is a Class 6……

Georgia confirms healthy 7-year-old is state’s youngest coronavirus-related death

Georgia health officials have confirmed that a 7-year-old boy with no underlying conditions has become the youngest person in the state to die from COVID-19.The African-American boy was infected with the disease after attending a Savannah church where he was in contact with two senior members who were also stricken with the virus and died, the local……

Tampa Veterans Affairs nurses protest coronavirus safety hazards

Union members protesting the Veterans Affairs decision to eliminate hazard pay during the COVID-19 pandemic gathered outside James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital in Tampa this week.The Florida demonstration was one of more than 200 National Nurses United protests across the country demanding better protection for veterans and nursing staff at VA facilities amid a reported shortage of personal protective equipment.NURSING……

Utah police department fires cop accused of mishandling explicit images

A former University of Utah police officer accused of showing explicit photos of a student-athlete before her murder has been fired from the Logan Police Department, according to reports.Logan police officials took action Friday after the Utah Department of Public Safety issued a report this week that found Miguel Deras guilty of mishandling “sensitive evidence”……

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Police brace for more protests in Portland after another night of clashes

Protesters in Portland used pool noodles filled with nails as weapons and hurled frozen eggs and rocks at officers during a demonstration outside a law enforcement building Friday night.Officers attempted to disperse crowds of hundreds of people almost immediately after they arrived outside the Penumbra Kelly Building– which houses both the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office and Portland Police……

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Denver fire that killed 5 from Senegal prompts cash reward

Denver police have announced a cash reward as they investigate an arson fire early Wednesday that killed five members of a family — including two young children – with ties to the West African country of Senegal.The $14,000 reward for information leading to an arrest was announced Friday at a news conference that included Senegal’s representative……

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Texas man charged with murder in death of Fort Hood soldier

A 28-year old man has been charged with murder nearly three months after the body of U.S. Army Pfc. Brandon Rosecrans of Fort Hood was found on the side of the road in Harker Heights, Texas.An arrest warrant for Brandon Michael Olivares in connection with the shooting death of the 27-year-old soldier was issued Wednesday, Harker Heights police said…….

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Indiana fugitive gets stuck in chimney while eluding cops

Indiana firefighters rescued a man who climbed up a fireplace chimney to avoid being captured by police — only to get stuck.Cody Methanial Sargent shimmied up the chimney when members of U.S. Marshals Task Force showed up at his house in Evansville, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office said Friday. They went to the home Thursday to……

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US appeals court denies bid to resurrect Bundy standoff case

A U.S. appeals court refused Thursday to resurrect the criminal case against states’ rights figure Cliven Bundy, family members and others stemming from a 2014 armed standoff with federal agents trying to round up Bundy cattle near the family ranch in Nevada.The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal in San Francisco denied prosecutors’ efforts to……

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