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Driver charged with vehicular homicide DUI for Arvada crash 1.10.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
A 32-year-old man has been charged with vehicular homicide DUI for a two-vehicle traffic crash in Arvada.
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Jefferson County inmate sentenced to 20 years in prison for attacking deputy 1.10.2020 Denver Post: Local
An inmate in the Jefferson County jail has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for attacking a jail deputy with a crude weapon -- a padlock tied to a sheet.
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Man, 40, faces attempted murder charge in Far South shooting, police say 30.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
A 40-year-old man is facing a charge of attempted first-degree murder after a woman was critically injured in a Far South Side shooting on Monday, according to Chicago police.
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Merrillville teen charged in Gary homicide 29.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Dukes and the accomplice pulled up to the 2300 block of Colfax Street in Gary’s Black Oak Section where they eventually fatally shot Landon Cowart, records show.
Woman, 27, faces murder charge in fatal stabbing of 5-year-old girl, police say 28.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
A 27-year-old woman is facing one count of first-degree murder after a 5-year-old girl, who Chicago police say was her daughter, was stabbed to death Saturday morning.
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Prosecutors: Felon accused of masterminding River North hotel rape in order to file a bogus lawsuit 28.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Cook County prosecutors on Sunday said a Woodlawn man out on bail for a Joliet cellphone store robbery was the brains behind a plan for a woman to be sexually assaulted at a River North hotel last month with the objective of later suing the hotel for lax security.
Column: Black women know, there are fewer and fewer reasons to have faith in the system 26.9.2020 LA Times: Nation

After Breonna Taylor and now Amy Coney Barrett, this week was a harbinger of the chaos to come if Americans stop believing in our system of government.

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Mike Pompeo Has Turbocharged the State Department’s War on LGBTQ Rights 23.9.2020 Mother Jones
Last month, in a video seemingly devoid of irony, former ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell declared that “President Trump is the most pro-gay president in American history.” Believable perhaps if one’s head has been buried in sand for three years, Grenell’s video was part of an outreach effort by Log Cabin Republicans and other right-leaning groups […]
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Against rising intolerance, a transgender Indonesian woman finds acceptance in a remote village 22.9.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Hendrika Mayora Victoria Kelan is being hailed as one of the only transgender public officials in Indonesia. The Southeast Asian nation is ranked among the least tolerant countries for LGBT people and rights.

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Opinion: Ruth Bader Ginsburg protected your abortion rights. Be afraid now that she's gone 20.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a fearless fighter for abortion rights.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg, liberal giant of the Supreme Court, dies 19.9.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court and the first to become a pop culture icon.

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Waukegan man sentenced to 60 years for killing woman who was ramming SUV into his car 18.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Farid Rakin, 52, was found guilty earlier this year in the June 5, 2017, shooting death of 24-year-old Ciera Davis of Waukegan.
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Attorney for woman slain in Wicker Park Walgreens questions state’s attorney’s handling of suspect’s gun burglary case 16.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
An attorney for the family of a woman stabbed to death in a Wicker Park neighborhood Walgreens slammed the Cook County state’s attorney’s office for their handling of the alleged murderer’s prior burglary case during a news conference Wednesday.
4 dead, 13 wounded in overnight shootings, including an attack that wounded 6 at a gathering in the Austin neighborhood 12.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Four people are dead, and at least 13 others were wounded overnight Friday and early Saturday morning, Chicago police said.
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Heffernan: William Barr is trying to make Trump's misogyny officially 'presidential' 11.9.2020 LA Times: Nation

E. Jean Carroll's defamation suit against the president has been bigfooted by the Justice Department, making the U.S., not Trump, the defendant.

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At the Nation’s Largest Student Farm Organization, a Reckoning on Race 11.9.2020 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Food and Environment Reporting Network. When Xavier Morgan first enrolled in the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences in 2010, he wasn’t necessarily interested in farming. In fact, his admission to the school, which his aunt recommended due to its strong reputation for career and technical education, was in part […]
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Charges announced in fatal stabbing Sunday of woman working at Wicker Park Walgreens 9.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Charges have been filed against an 18-year-old Chicago man in the weekend slaying of an employee at a Walgreens in the Wicker Park neighborhood, police announced Tuesday.
Suspect in fatal Waukegan party shooting where North Chicago woman was shot turns himself in 9.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Damar McDonald, 32, of Waukegan, arrived at the Waukegan Police Station Saturday and surrendered to authorities in connection with an arrest warrant issued for him on Aug. 24, according to a release.
Chicago violence: 51 shot, 9 fatally, most over Labor Day weekend since 2016 8.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
At least 51 people were shot, nine fatally, in shootings over the Labor Day Weekend, according to data kept by the Tribune. Two women also were stabbed to death over the holiday weekend.The youngest shooting victim, a 4-year-old boy, was injured Friday during the start of the holiday weekendThe youngest killed was an 8-year-old girl shot in the back Monday
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Young girl, 3 adults shot in car on South Side 8.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
A young girl and three adults were shot in a car and seriously wounded Monday evening in the Canaryville neighborhood on the South Side, according to authorities.
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