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    Hip-Hop Artist Tory Lanez Faces Gun, Pot Charge in Florida

    MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say hip-hop artist Tory Lanez has been arrested on a weapons charge in South Florida. The Sun Sentinel (https://goo.gl/wAbV0e) reports that Miramar police pulled over the 24-year-old Canada native Wednesday...

    Mike Tyson Thanks Christie for Work on Prisoner Re-Entry

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie accepted a champion's belt from former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson on Thursday for his efforts on prisoner re-entry. "You took the punches, trust me, you...

    CNN Commentator Lord Attempts to Defend his Likening of Trump to King

    NEW YORK (AP) — CNN commentator Jeffrey Lord tweeted clips of speeches from the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in the overnight hours Friday, capping a strange day where he stepped on a third...

    A REVERSAL OF FORTUNE

    TriceEdney— I've been left to wonder which hurts more.  Does it hurt more to have a disappointment occur without expectation or does it hurt more to be able to anticipate a disappointment and see...

    Why Black Workers in DC Need Paid Family Leave

    Political leaders and think tanks in DC talk about ways to alleviate racial disparities.  Others explore how to reduce infant mortality. We hear calls for men to be more engaged fathers.  From time to...

    Judge Halts Arkansas Plan to Execute 8 Inmates in 11 Days

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge dealt another blow Saturday to Arkansas' unprecedented plan to execute eight inmates in an 11-day period, saying the men have the right to challenge a drug...

    Son of Slain Police Officer Fatally Shot in N.W. Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The son of a Baltimore police officer killed in 2007 was fatally shot in Northwest Baltimore. The Baltimore Sun reports (http://bsun.md/2odsRSg ) that 22-year-old Trayvon Chesley was shot in the head behind...

    Former NFL Patriot Star Hernandez, Serving Life, Acquitted in 2 Slayings

    BOSTON (AP) — Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez, already serving a life sentence for a 2013 murder, was acquitted Friday in a 2012 double slaying prosecutors said was fueled by his anger over a...

    Capitals Win Presidents’ Trophy, Face Toronto in First Round of NHL Playoffs

    The Washington Capitals entered the postseason on a high note, earning their second straight Presidents’ Trophy as the NHL’s top regular season team with 118 points and the best Goals Against Average in the...

    D.C. Office of People’s Counsel Seeks to Spread Solar Benefits to All D.C. Residents

    Washington, D.C. faith leaders and consumer groups recently introduced a plan that would focus on the value and benefits of solar installations for all city residents, despite their level of income. The Office of the...

    Financial Literacy Is Not Just for Grown-Ups

    On April 11 the GIlmor Boys and Girls Club held a financial literacy class for children within Baltimore’s Sandtown- Winchester area in order to raise awareness about fiscal responsibility. Sheree Vasey, along with her...

    Inmate Who Collapsed While In BCP Custody Now In Critical Condition

    An female inmate is in critical condition after collapsing while in Baltimore City Police custody. Baltimore City Commissioner Kevin Davis said during a press conference on April 10 that the incident took place on Sunday...

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