Arrest warrant issued for man in Confederate monument theft

SELMA, Ala. — Police in Alabama have issued an arrest warrant for a man in connection with the bizarre theft of a Confederate monument that was taken from an Alabama cemetery and found in Louisiana. Selma police charged Jason Warnick with theft in connection with the mysterious disappearance of the chair-shaped monument, Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson said Monday. […]

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Flood threats persist as storms continue to drench South

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Relentless wind and rain keeps pummeling much of the southeastern United States, spawning tornadoes, sparking a flash flood emergency in Alabama and damaging homes from Texas to Virginia. The storms have prompted boat rescues and toppled trees and power lines. Crews were preparing to continue cleaning up debris and assessing destruction across the region early Wednesday, as […]

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DeSantis attacks YouTube for yanking his pandemic video

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis attacked YouTube and its parent company Google on Monday, accusing the tech giant of censorship for its decision last week to remove from its platform video of a coronavirus discussion he organized where his panel criticized lockdowns and some mask wearing as ineffective. DeSantis said YouTube’s contention that video of the March […]

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Maryland lawmakers plan to override vetoes on police reform

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Maryland lawmakers gathered Saturday with plans to override Gov. Larry Hogan’s vetoes of three police reform measures. The Republican governor vetoed legislation Friday that includes the core components of a far-reaching police reform package. Lawmakers have been working on the reforms for about 10 months, beginning after the nationwide protests against racial injustice following the death of […]

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