• Man Charged After Faking Down Syndrome And Making Caregivers Bathe Him To Get Aroused
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    Source: JEFF HAYNES / Getty A man in Arizona was recently charged on multiple counts of sex abuse as well as running a fraudulent scheme. According to USA Today, 31-year-old Paul Menchaca faked having Down syndrome so that he could hire female caregivers to not only bathe him, but change his... Read more »
  • Judge On Antwon Rose Case Removed After Not Defending The Officer Who Shot The 17-Year-Old
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    County Common Pleas Judge Anthony M. Mariani was assigned to preside over the homicide trial of Pittsburgh police Officer Michael H. Rosfeld who shot and killed  17-year-old Antwon Rose on June 19. However, comments he made on television led to the judge being removed from the case. Two days after Rose was killed,... Read more »
  • Soaked Carolinas May Get Even More Flooding
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    [Matt Born/StarNews Photo]WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — As rivers swollen to record levels started to recede Thursday in North Carolina, officials tried to head off potential environmental disasters and prepared for more record flooding downstream in South Carolina. Roads were still clogged with people trying to make it back to where the... Read more »
  • Kavanaugh Accuser May Testify After All
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    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — Christine Blasey Ford may testify against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after all, her attorney said Thursday, breathing new life into the prospect of a dramatic Senate showdown next week over Ford’s accusation that he assaulted her when both were in high school. The preference... Read more »
  • Puerto Ricans Mark One-Year Anniversary Of Hurricane Maria
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    (AP Photo Carlos Giusti)   SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Clapping and raising their hands to the sky, hundreds of people clad in white gathered at an 18th-century fort in the Puerto Rican capital on Thursday to remember the thousands who died in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria as the U.S.... Read more »
  • Dallas Police Chief Says She Can’t Fire Amber Guyger
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    Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall is being slammed by activists for not firing officer Amber Guyger, who killed Botham Shem Jean in his own home on September 6. Yesterday only made matters worse when she claimed she was legally “prohibited” from firing Guyger when several reports claimed that was not true. Now, Hall... Read more »
  • Elton Brand Becomes One Of Three Black GM’s In NBA For Philadelphia
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    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Only two years out of the NBA, Elton Brand is set to return to the league as a 39-year-old general manager of the Philadelphia 76ers. For a franchise that underwent the painful “Process” for a few seasons and had its last GM caught up in... Read more »
  • Suge Knight Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter
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    (Gary Coronado/Los Angeles Times, Pool via AP)   LOS ANGELES (AP) — Averting a murder trial that had been nearly four years in coming, former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight pleaded no contest Thursday to voluntary manslaughter for running over and killing a Compton businessman and agreed to serve nearly 30 years... Read more »
  • Heartbreaking: Family Waits For Answers In Black Navy Officer’s Suspected Murder
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    Police launched a murder investigation into the death of a recently promoted Black Navy officer who was discovered dead in a home in Jacksonville, Florida on Monday (Sept. 17). No suspects have reportedly turned up yet in the tragedy, leaving family and friends without needed answers. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s office is... Read more »
  • Plants, But No Pants: Florida Man Gardens In The Nude
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    STUART, Fla. (AP) — Being in touch with nature is one thing. But gardening au naturel is quite another for some neighbors of a Florida man who’s been doing yard work in the nude. The miffed residents tell news outlets they’ve called the Martin County Sheriff’s Office, but the man continues... Read more »