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FBI Concludes American Tourists Died Of ‘Natural Causes’ In The Dominican Republic

After months of investigation, the FBI has concluded that some of the mysterious deaths of American tourists who died in 2019 while vacationing in the Dominican Republic were all due to “natural causes.” In total, 11 American tourists were found dead in 2019 while vacationing in the Dominican Republic. However,Read More →

Minneapolis Teen Still Missing After 7-Year-Old Brother Was Found

A 13-year-old girl remains missing after her 7-year-old brother was found.  Navaeh Mary Lillian Bryant-Triplett and her younger brother, Sequan Bryant-Triplett, disappeared on Wednesday (October 16) afternoon, reports the KARE 11.  The Minneapolis Police Department said Sequan was found Thursday (October 17), although they did not release information about howRead More →

Judge Recommends Dallas Be Removed From Wrongful Death Suit Filed By Botham Jean’s Family

A magistrate judge is recommending that the City of Dallas be removed from a wrongful death civil rights lawsuit filed by the family of Botham Jean. According to documents filed in court, attorneys for Jean’s family say he was killed because of poor training by the Dallas Police Department, andRead More →

Rikers Island To Close Thanks To Advocacy Of Victims And Survivors

Droves of native New Yorkers and activists arrived at the steps of City Hall on Thursday (Oct. 17), demanding the closure of Rikers Island, one of the country’s largest jail complexes notorious for its heinous abuse and correctional mismanagement.  Rikers’ reputation came to a head in 2017, when Jay-Z partneredRead More →

Elijah Cummings, Longtime Baltimore Congressman, Dead At 68 From A Long-Standing Illness And Health Challenges

Rep. Elijah Cummings has died at the age of 68. The Baltimore congressman passed away early Thursday (October 17) morning at Gilchrist Hospice Care, a Johns Hopkins affiliate in Baltimore, “due to complications concerning long-standing health challenges,” a statement released by his office confirmed. Rep. Cummings underwent an unspecified medicalRead More →