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Month: April 2021

One officer dead and another injured in Arizona after being struck by suspect in stolen vehicle

An Arizona police officer was fatally struck and another critically injured by a “violent felon in a stolen vehicle following a multi-agency shooting and pursuit,” authorities said Friday. A Pinal County Sheriff’s deputy was pursuing a vehicle when the person inside it began to shoot at the deputy Thursday about 10 p.m. The deputy continued… Continue Reading

Liberan mosquitos genéticamente modificados en los Cayos de la Florida: es la primera vez que se hace en EE.UU.

(CNN) — Esta semana comenzó en los Cayos de la Florida la primera liberación de mosquitos genéticamente modificados en Estados Unidos. Se trata de la culminación de una década de esfuerzos de las autoridades locales encargadas del control de mosquitos para ver si un organismo genéticamente modificado es una alternativa viable al uso de insecticidas… Continue Reading

Prosecution and defense teams in Derek Chauvin’s sentencing argue whether aggravating factors apply

Prosecutors for the state of Minnesota and an attorney for Derek Chauvin argued in separate filings Friday whether additional factors should affect Chauvin’s sentence. The former Minneapolis police officer was convicted on April 20 of murder and manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd, and sentencing will be determined in June. Prosecutors said five aggravating… Continue Reading

Encuentran paquete de munición para defenderse durante un «apocalipsis zombi» que iba rumbo a Honduras

(CNN Español) — La Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de Estados Unidos (CBP, por su siglas en inglés) detectó este viernes, oculto en un cargamento de artículos para el hogar con destino a Honduras, un paquete de 40 balas calibre .38 etiquetado como «la mejor munición para defensa personal durante un apocalipsis zombi«. Agentes… Continue Reading

South Dakota governor sues Interior Dept. over denied permit for Mount Rushmore July 4th fireworks

Republican South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem is suing Interior Department officials including Secretary Deb Haaland for declining to grant a permit for a Fourth of July event including fireworks at Mount Rushmore this year, according to a news release from the governor’s office. “After telling us they’d ‘circle back,’ the Biden administration has not responded… Continue Reading

North Carolina governor grants pardon to man who spent 22 years in prison for killings he didn’t commit

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Friday pardoned a man who was wrongly convicted of second-degree murder and first-degree arson in 1995, a news release from the governor’s office said. Darryl Anthony Howard can now file a claim for compensation for the years he spent in prison. In North Carolina, people wrongly convicted of felonies… Continue Reading
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