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Nonviolence, community action at heart of MLK Day event
January 19, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Nonviolence, community action at heart of MLK Day event

Civic Engagement Alliance, HREI host Community Conversations online seminar

Civic Engagement Alliance, HREI host online seminar on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

King Day service calls for nonviolence amid turbulent times AP-US-King-Day-Service, 1st Ld-Writethru
January 19, 2021 11:05 a.m.

King Day service calls for nonviolence amid turbulent times AP-US-King-Day-Service, 1st Ld-Writethru

ATLANTA (AP) — Speakers at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. holiday celebration

January 17, 2020 midnight

RALLY: Conflict and coincidence

Jan. 20 is a day to remember and celebrate the vision and life’s work of Martin Luther King Jr. Advancement of voting rights, nonviolence, organizing against racism, poverty and cruelty with principled methods that changed hearts and minds is just a fraction of what the civil rights movement sacrificed for. Dr. King’s vision transcends beyond any country, demographic or religion. With deep compassion, his words speak to all of humanity.

Kim Kardashian West, former prisoners visit White House
March 4, 2020 12:50 p.m.

Kim Kardashian West, former prisoners visit White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kim Kardashian West visited the White House on Wednesday along with three women who had their sentences commuted by President Donald Trump last month, allowing them early release from federal prison.

September 6, 2020 1 a.m.

Aryan Nations trial timeline

Case unfolds over

OP-ED: For safe communities, let's do Bear Clan Patrols
September 15, 2020 12:03 p.m.

OP-ED: For safe communities, let's do Bear Clan Patrols

On Aug. 23, residents of Kenosha, Wisconsin, began nightly protests after a police shooting.

Foxx touts record as Smollett case engulfs Illinois primary
March 12, 2020 10:59 a.m.

Foxx touts record as Smollett case engulfs Illinois primary

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago mom Rya Smith has no doubts about backing the top prosecutor in the nation's second-biggest county for another term, even while acknowledging the office fumbled a criminal case against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett.

Myanmar MPs reject bid to allow Suu Kyi to become president
March 11, 2020 6:32 a.m.

Myanmar MPs reject bid to allow Suu Kyi to become president

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's parliament rejected on Wednesday a proposed constitutional amendment that would have allowed the country's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, to officially become president.

FAST FIVE Sara Houser: Promoting patriotism, preserving history
July 9, 2020 11:01 a.m.

FAST FIVE Sara Houser: Promoting patriotism, preserving history

Sara Houser: Promoting patriotism, preserving history

Supreme Court to take up right to carry gun for self-defense
April 26, 2021 11:35 a.m.

Supreme Court to take up right to carry gun for self-defense

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed

Jail staff shortages dire
March 1, 2022 1:09 a.m.

Jail staff shortages dire

Massive overtime leads to burnout, vacancies

Local leaders say the answer to staff shortages at the county jail is obvious, if not easy.

Mother sentenced to 7 months in college admissions scam
March 31, 2020 10:11 a.m.

Mother sentenced to 7 months in college admissions scam

BOSTON (AP) — A California woman was sentenced Tuesday to seven months in prison for paying bribes to rig her two daughters' college admissions exams and get one of them into Georgetown University as a fake tennis recruit.

New York quiets to slow virus as pressure grows on Olympics
March 22, 2020 8:14 p.m.

New York quiets to slow virus as pressure grows on Olympics

NEW YORK (AP) — No more play dates, no more picnics in the park with friends, no more pickup games of basketball. No more commuting or using public transport — unless absolutely essential. New York implemented dramatic restrictions Sunday to slow a pandemic that has killed more than 14,000 people worldwide and was threatening to make the state one of the biggest hot spots.

OPINION: Political incivility in the time of coronavirus
May 8, 2020 1 a.m.

OPINION: Political incivility in the time of coronavirus

COVID-19 has revealed daily heroism all around us, extraordinary and everyday heroes who care for our sick, deliver necessary goods, stock our stores and keep our society functioning.

March 21, 2020 midnight

Crowded jails could become hot spots for coronavirus

Tonight, inmates in the Asotin County Jail will sleep two to three people in most cells.

St. Louis couple charged for pulling guns at protest
July 20, 2020 2:26 p.m.

St. Louis couple charged for pulling guns at protest

St. Louis’ top prosecutor has charged a white husband and wife with felony unlawful use of a weapon for displaying guns during a racial injustice protest outside their mansion

Insurrection misdirection
June 23, 2022 1 a.m.

Insurrection misdirection

Misinformation or disinformation? You decide.

Misinformation or disinformation? You decide.

Knudtsen supports prospect of a re-entry center
February 11, 2020 midnight

Knudtsen supports prospect of a re-entry center

Proponents of a prison re-entry center that may be headed to Kootenai County say the center is a viable solution to the state’s overcrowded prison system, and that having a re-entry center here can benefit the community.

Lee Zeldin, GOP nominee for NY governor, attacked at rally
July 22, 2022 10:55 a.m.

Lee Zeldin, GOP nominee for NY governor, attacked at rally

David Jakubonis, 43, was charged with attempted assault in the second degree, arraigned and then released

March 17, 2020 5 p.m.

Spokane County courts working to alleviate jail crowding amid COVID-19 concerns

Following an urgent request from jail officials, Spokane County’s district and superior courts have prepared lists of inmates who might be released to alleviate crowding and prevent the novel coronavirus from spreading in the county’s detention facilities.