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Security Guard Allegedly Assaulted Trans Woman for Using Women's Bathroom

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iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A security guard at a Giant Food grocery store in Washington, D.C., has been charged with simple assault for allegedly pushing a transgender woman out of the storeRead More

Protests Over Drowned Florida Teens Called "Criminal" by Sheriffs

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iStock/Thinkstock(ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.) — Two months after three teen girls drove to their deaths in a St. Petersburg, Florida pond following a police chase, activists are picketing outside the PinellasRead More

Judge Questions If Crime Was Committed in Freddie Gray Officer Case

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iStock/Thinkstock(BALTIMORE) — The judge in the case of one of the officers who arrested Freddie Gray grilled prosecutors during closing arguments Thursday — questioning whether a crime was in factRead More

Cop Charged After Allegedly Punching Woman During Traffic Stop

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iStock/Thinkstock(READING, Pa.) — A police officer in Pennsylvania has been criminally charged after he was caught on video appearing to punch a woman during a traffic stop last month. TheRead More

Kesha Will Perform at Billboard Music Awards Sunday

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Jason LaVeris / Contributor(LAS VEGAS) — It looks like Kesha will be performing at this weekend’s Billboard Music Awards after all. This, as her ongoing legal battle with her producer,Read More

NAACP Sues Michigan Officials Over Flint Water Crisis

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iStock/Thinkstock(FLINT, Mich.) — The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has filed a federal class action lawsuit over the Flint water crisis, according to a press release publishedRead More

5 Years and Waiting: Rikers Inmate Says 'I Just Want My Day in Court'

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — At 50, Greg Ferguson is one of the old-timers at Rikers Island, residing at the New York City jail since 2011. Felony cases in the Bronx canRead More

California Senate to Vote on Comprehensive New Gun Control Legislation

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Photodisc/Thinkstock(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — The Senate in California is voting Thursday on a series of new legislation aimed at curbing gun violence. The Senate will vote on a package of billsRead More

How Much Loose Change the TSA Collected at Airports Last Year

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The Transportation Security Administration has been taking a lot of heat lately from travelers who feel like they’re giving a bit too much of their time waitingRead More

12,000 Guns Stolen from Stores over Past Two Years

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iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A masked thief smashed through the glass door of GTX Guns in Georgetown, Texas early in the morning of May 9. In just 7 seconds he was offRead More