• Former Mississippi State Wide Receiver De’Runnya Wilson Killed
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    Ex-Mississippi State Bulldog wide receiver De’Runnya Wilson was killed in an apparent homicide on Tuesday (January 21) in Birmingham according to police. In a video released by the Birmingham Police Department on Twitter, Sgt. Johnny Williams said investigators arrived at a home in the 2100 block of Northland Avenue Tuesday to investigate “a person that… Read more »
  • Justice For Paitin Fields: No Charges Filed In 5 Year-Old’s 2017 Rape And Murder
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    A 5-year-old mixed-race girl in North Carolina was murdered more than two years ago and no charges have been filed. According to WECT 6 News, her white uncle “known for having intense racial hatred” is a suspect. On Monday (Jan. 20), the National Black Leadership Caucus (NBLC) held a press… Read more »
  • 1 Dead, 7 Wounded In Downtown Seattle Shooting
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    SEATTLE (AP) — Multiple people opened fire outside a McDonald’s in the busiest part of downtown Seattle during the evening commute Wednesday, killing one person and wounding seven others, police said. Seattle Fire Chief Harold Scoggins said authorities began receiving calls of multiple gunshot victims at about 5 p.m. One… Read more »
  • China Closes Off Large City To Stop Spread Of Deadly Virus
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    BEIJING (AP) — China closed off a city of more than 11 million people Thursday in an unprecedented effort to try to stop the spread of a deadly new virus that has sickened hundreds and spread to other cities and countries in the Lunar New Year travel rush. SIGN UP… Read more »
  • Florida Police Issue Arrest Warrant For Embattled NFL Star Antonio Brown
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    HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — A warrant has been issued for the arrest of NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown following accusations that he and his trainer attacked another man near Brown’s Florida home. Hollywood police spokesman Christian Latta said in a Wednesday news release that Brown faces charges of burglary with… Read more »
  • Democrats Appeal For GOP Help To Convict ‘Corrupt’ Trump
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    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats opened marathon arguments in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial Wednesday, appealing to skeptical Republican senators to join them in voting to remove Trump from office to “protect our democracy.” Trump’s lawyers sat by, waiting their turn, as t he president blasted the proceedings from afar,… Read more »
  • Giants’ Eli Manning Retires After 16 Seasons, 2 Super Bowls
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    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Eli Manning, who led the New York Giants to two Super Bowls in a 16-year career that saw him set almost every team passing record, has retired. The Giants said Wednesday that Manning would formally announce his retirement on Friday. SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER: … Read more »
  • Ratings Drop For 2020 AFC, NFC Championship Games
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    NEW YORK (AP) — It’s no secret, sports fans. Better games produce better ratings. That was the simple lesson for the NFL this week, after a dip in viewership for its conference championship games, compared to 2019. The Nielsen company said 42.8 million people watched the San Francisco 49ers beat… Read more »
  • Rules Proposed To Limit Emotional Support Animals On Airlines
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    The days of passengers bringing their pets on airplanes as emotional-support animals could be ending. The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday proposed that only specially trained dogs qualify as service animals, which must be allowed in the cabin at no charge. SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER:  Close Thank you… Read more »
  • Jalen Hurts Eyes NFL, With ‘Boulder’ Not Chip On Shoulder
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    MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Jalen Hurts was presented a helmet at the Senior Bowl providing a snapshot of his college career, an OU on the right side and his old Alabama No. 2 on the left. Now, the quarterback who led two elite programs to the College Football Playoffs is… Read more »