Daily Archives: November 7, 2016

Todd Kohlhepp | What We Know About the Man Accused of Kidnapping Kala Brown

Investigators are still scouring the 100-acre property in South Carolina where a woman who had been missing for two months was found with a chain around her neck inside a metal storage container. A tip led investigators to the large … Continue reading

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Jury selection begins in the #DylannRoof Murder Trial

CHARLESTON — Jury selection in the trial of a white man accused of killing nine African-Americans begins Monday in Charleston, once again putting South Carolina and race relations in the South in a national spotlight. But in the case of … Continue reading

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Officer #RayTensing on Trial for the Murder of #SamDuBose Day 6

CINCINNATI — One juror has dropped out of the Ray Tensing murder trial, Judge Megan Shanahan announced in court Monday morning. Juror alternate No. 4, a white female, removed herself from service due to safety and privacy concerns brought up … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread: Remembering the Obama Years

I know that I am not ready to say goodbye. I can’t believe that 8 years has gone by in a flash. We didn’t deserve you, President and Mrs. Obama, but I am so happy that we got you.   … Continue reading

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