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DEA claims kratom to be an “imminent hazard to public safety.”

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The DEA wants to temporarily place kratom in the Schedule I drug category. The DEA has claimed kratom to be a “imminent hazard to public safety.” 660 calls were made to the poison control center over 5-years in regards to kratom exposure. According to the CDC there were over 28,000 overdoses from prescription opioids in…

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Hays refuses to release audio from the police shooting of Joey Weber.

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Request for audio recordings from the shooting of special needs man Joey Weber. The City of Hays denied KWCH requests for audio recordings due to the shooting being an “active investigation.” 36-year-old Joseph ‘Joey’ Weber was shot and killed following a 1 mile chase. Ellis County has still not even released Weber’s name. It has…

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Did anybody notice Chicago suffered its most violent month in 20-years?

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August was the most violent month Chicago has experienced since October 1996. This weekend alone Chicago had 67 shootings and 11 homicides. Despite an almost 10 million population difference, Chicago has more homicides in 2016 than New York City and Los Angeles combined. Austin, Englewood, and Garfield Park are the most violent neighborhoods in Chicago.…

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49ers fans burn Colin Kaepernick jerseys amid National Anthem protest.

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Colin Kaepernick is protesting the National Anthem. 49ers fans have begun burning Kaepernick jerseys on social media. Kaepernick also has gained a lot of support from his protest. Kaepernick has no plans of ending his protest. Over the weekend a debate has torn across the Web over the decision for a 49ers quarterback to sit…

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Candlelit vigil for the special needs man killed by Hays, Kansas police.

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A candlelit vigil will be held this Thursday for the special needs man that was shot by Hays, Kansas Police. Joseph ‘Joey’ Weber was shot and killed by a Hays police officer on Thursday, August 18. This candlelit vigil is to remember Joey and others with disabilities who have fallen victim to police crime. As…

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Arizona corrections officer accused of molesting children

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A father sexually abused his children and still received custody. Children make claims of sexual abuse against their father. Police report states father is a correctional officer The claims lead to police involvement with no repercussions. Regardless, the father has gained custody of the children. Jane Doe: Victim I A young child, Jane Doe, 4,…

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Trooper Jermaine Saunders shot a deaf man after “an encounter.”

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A North Carolina Trooper shot and killed a deaf man after a short lived chase to the man’s house. Police have named Trooper Jermaine Saunders as the officer responsible for shooting Daniel Kevin Harris. Neighbors said that Saunders shot Harris almost immediately after he exited his vehicle. It is believed that Harris was trying to…

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Bullying: The tragic epidemic

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Bullying is still an ongoing problem in America that still leads to suicide. Recently a New York teen tragically committed suicide. The issue brings to light the effects of bullying. We must educate our youth in how to handle situations like this. In recent years there has been a severe pandemic of suicides among teenagers.…

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Watch: Alabama DHR removes newborn from a teenage rape victim.

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Alabama DHR wrongfully removed a 2-day-old infant from the 14-year-old mother. Alabama DHR encouraged the young mother to have an abortion during the early stages of pregnancy. The mother was a victim of rape. The father of the child, Samuel Woods III, was charged with statutory rape after the birth of the baby. Three other…

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Baltimore County Police shoot and kill 23-year-old Korryn Gaines and wound her 5-year-old son.

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Baltimore County Police shoot and kill 23-year-old mother and wound her 5-year-old son. Police were serving a warrant against Korryn Gaines and Kareem Courtney. Gaines 5-year-old son was wounded during the shooting and Gaines was killed. Police say officers fired first, but Gaines shot back. Police had Facebook deactivate Gaines account after she posted two…

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