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Kim Potter Found Guilty on All Charges

Kim Potter Found Guilty on All Charges

Today, many people in the nation rejoice as the jury found Kim Potter guilty on all charges. She was found guilty of both first and second-degree manslaughter; each carries a maximum sentence of 15 years and 10 years, respectively. Daunte Wright’s family is ecstatic that Potter is being held accountable for her actions. Nonetheless, they […]

US Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon Thanks Police for Swift Response to Carjacking [Update]

US Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon Thanks Police for Swift Response to Carjacking [Update]

Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon (D-Pa.) expresses her gratitude to the Philadelphia Police Department for their swift reaction this afternoon. She was the victim of a carjacking at around 2:45 p.m. ET on the city’s southside. While the carjackers got away with her vehicle, the congresswoman was not harmed. A spokesperson added that Scanlon had attended […]

CPS Students Rally for Immigrant Citizenship Provisions

CPS Students Rally for Immigrant Citizenship Provisions

Chicago Public School (CPS) Students organized a city-wide school walkout to assemble alongside undocumented people for immigrant rights and provisions that include a “clear path to citizenship.” On Wednesday, December 15, hundreds of high school students from Lane Tech, Amundsen, Theodore Roosevelt, and Northside College Prep left school and gathered at Horner Park to stage […]

COVID Vaccination Proof and ID Required in Chicago’s Public Indoor Spaces

COVID Vaccination Proof and ID Required in Chicago’s Public Indoor Spaces

The City of Chicago is instituting new rules to help control the spread of COVID-19. Everyone age five and older will be expected to prove they are fully vaccinated against the virus and those 16 and older must present identification before entering public indoor places effective Jan. 3, 2022. Mayor Lori Lightfoot explained that although […]

Bouncy Castle Accident Kills Six Children [Update]

Bouncy Castle Accident Kills Six Children [Update]

Tragically, a bouncy castle accident killed six children and left another three children in critical condition on the island state of Tasmania in Australia. On Thursday, December 16, the children of Hillcrest Primary School in Devonport were celebrating their last day in primary school at an event that included water activities, dancing, games, arts and […]