By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – In 1965, Tuskegee Institute in Alabama was a hotbed for social protest and bred students passionate about equality, justice and civil rights. Seventeen year-old, Ruby Sales, born in Jemison, Ala., was one of those students. “Once you got the religion of civil rights and you were [...]
Teen too “affluent” to go to prison for killing 4 people, but now taxpayers have to pay for his rehab?
Teen was too “affluent” to understand the consequences of drinking and driving and killing four people, but now the taxpayers of Texas have to pay for his rehab because his parents can’t afford the facility costs. In what universe does this make sense? Ethan Couch was convicted of intoxication manslaughter for a 2013 crash that killed four [...]
PORTER, IN — The body discovered early Sunday by a fisherman in an Indiana Lake is believed to be missing Kalamazoo Dr. Teleka Patrick, says Jim Carlin, a private investigator hired by her family to assist in the search. Indiana State Police retrieve a body from Lake Charles in Porter, Ind. Sunday morning after a local fisherman reported seeing [...]
Update: There is at least one dead according to media reports. Fort Hood has confirmed there is an incident on post at Fort Hood. Police are on scene that started around 4:25 near the transportation motor pool. KENS 5′s sister station KVUE has confirmed there is an active shooter on post. All personnel have been [...]
An Iowa man pleaded guilty today in the District of Massachusetts to federal child exploitation charges moments before his jury trial was scheduled to begin Monday morning. Acting Assistant Attorney General David A. O’Neil of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz of the District of Massachusetts and Acting Inspector in Charge [...]
Washington, D.C. –This afternoon the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a law enacted in Texas last summer to protect women and unborn children from unscrupulous abortion providers and require adherence to FDA protocol when administering abortion pills. The court’s panel of judges – all women – overturned the lower court’s decision. Planned Parenthood will [...]
The Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Texas announced today that a federal grand jury in Houston returned a six count indictment charging Dante Phearse, 33, with calling in bomb threats to two Houston synagogues, a municipal courthouse and a private business. Phearse, of Houston, [...]