Monday, January 27, 2020
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Ex-cop indicted for murder after shooting woman through window

On Friday, a Tarrant County grand jury indicted Officer Aaron Dean for the murder of Atatiana Jefferson.

Alaska’s law enforcement crisis is a public emergency. Here’s how experts want to fix...

More than a third of Alaska communities have no local police of any kind. Criminals have been hired as cops in some remote villages. A federal emergency has been declared and millions of dollars are promised, but here’s what else experts recommend.

If current trends hold, women around the world will have to wait 257 more...

"To build fairer and more inclusive economies we must instill gender parity across education, health, politics, and economic participation."

‘A win for the planet!’: Dutch supreme court issues landmark ruling mandating climate action

The nonprofit that brought the case called it "a groundbreaking decision that confirms that individual governments must do their fair share to reduce greenhouse gas emissions."

Mayor indicted on federal bribery and fraud charges

“The unearthing of allegedly blatant corruption at the top levels of government in the City of Taylor should disturb every citizen of our state."
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FBI surveillance of Trump aide reflects flaws in secretive FISA system that mostly targets...

Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz testified saying the FBI used false information to obtain approval to wiretap Trump campaign adviser Carter Page and raising wider concerns about the agency’s use of surveillance.

Arkansas sheriff charged with assaulting handcuffed detainees

If convicted, Anthony Boen faces a maximum sentence of 30 years in federal prison, three years of supervised release, and a fine of up to $250,000.
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Deputy suspended after assaulting student on video

"School and district officials are working closely and in full cooperation with the local authorities to address this matter consistent with school board policy and state laws.”

ALEC Influence in Ohio Greases Skids for Anti-Protest Bill

The bill, the "Critical Infrastructure Protection Act," being pushed by ALEC around the country makes it a felony for protestors to trespass on energy company property, such as pipelines, refineries, and power plants.

Police sergeant charged with assaulting handcuffed man

“It is disheartening any time an officer entrusted with enormous power over the public’s liberty and lives misuses that power.