Protests Erupt After Black Man Shot By Police In Washington

With tensions already running high over the fatal shooting of a 21-year-old Black man by sheriff’s deputies, protests this weekend in Vancouver, Washington, devolved into reported vandalism of businesses and fights between demonstrators demanding justice and members of right-wing groups that converged in the city. Kevin Peterson Jr. was shot to death on Thursday evening […]

Riots Have Resulted In Almost $2 Billion In Damages To Property

The damage from riots and looting across the U.S. following the death of George Floyd is estimated to be the costliest in insurance history – between $1 billion and $2 billion. Insurance Information Institute (or Triple-I) compiles information from a company called Property Claim Services (PCS), which has tracked insurance claims related to civil disorder […]

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North Carolina Deputy Ruled Medically Deceased After Being Shot

A North Carolina sheriff’s deputy was declared “medically deceased” after being shot in the face by a career criminal Thursday, according to reports. Ryan Hendrix, 35, an eight-year veteran of the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office, was dispatched to a Hendersonville home shortly before 3 a.m. on reports of a man breaking into a vehicle when […]

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NFL Players Boo’d During Moment Of Silence Before NFL’s First Game

Kansas City Chiefs fans booed players during a moment of silence “dedicated to the ongoing fight for equality” on Thursday, during the NFL’s season opener. Players on the Chiefs and the Houston Texans gathered in the middle of the Arrowhead Stadium field just ahead of kickoff, linked arms and asked for “a moment of silence […]

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Trump Cuts Chicago Murder Rate Over 40% After Sending Feds In

The federal government through Operation Legend has “reversed” Chicago’s surge in violence, making more than 500 arrests and charging 124 people with federal criminal charges since it started, officials announced. U.S. Attorney General William Barr said during a Wednesday morning press conference in the Windy City that the federal program had helped decrease Chicago’s murder […]