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February 7, 2019

UNC-Chapel Hill facing backlash after 1979 yearbook photos with black face resurface

Ryan Herron/iStock(CHAPEL HILL, N.C.) -- The controversy surrounding Virginia Governor Ralph Northam's alleged ties to a racist yearbook photo has been followed by the discovery of a similar image in a University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill yearbook. Colin Campbell, an editor in North Caroli..
February 7, 2019

Federal probe ordered into ‘inhumane’ conditions at New York lockup

Onnes/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A federal investigation has been launched into why inmates at a New York detention center were left to endure days of bone-chilling weather following a fire that knocked out electricity -- conditions Gov. Andrew Cuomo said appeared to violate the civil rights of those incar..
February 7, 2019

Court blocks Alabama from executing Muslim inmate without his imam present

Kuzma/iStock(ATLANTA) -- A federal appeals court on Wednesday blocked the execution of a Muslim inmate in Alabama after the state refused to allow his imam to be at his death instead of a Christian prison chaplain. The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit granted an emergency sta..
February 7, 2019

Woman gunned down in her driveway in ‘monstrous’ attack caught on video

Harris County Sheriffs Office(HOUSTON) -- After a young woman was gunned down in her own driveway in a crime caught on surveillance video, Houston authorities are pleading for help to get her "callous killer off our streets." Elizabeth Barraza was setting up a garage sale when she was attacked on F..