Author: AJ Knollmaier

The Trial of El Chapo

The Trial of El Chapo

    A former member of the Sinaloa Cartel in Mexico, is testifying on behalf of the United States government in New York for the notorious drug lord El Chapo. Jesus Zambada details instances explaining how the cartel paid bribes to high ranking officials and authorities to protect its massive drug operations. Zambada went as far as to say Guzman […]

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Church Bus Crash

Church Bus Crash

    The man convicted in a church bus crash in Texas now faces up to 270 years in prison for his actions. 21-year-old Jack Dillon Young pleaded no contest to 13 counts of intoxication manslaughter and one additional count of intoxication assault. According to toxicology reports, Young had smoked marijuana and taken twice the prescribed dose of his medication […]

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Google Walk Out

Google Walk Out

Hundreds of Google employees will participate in a “walk out” Thursday morning in protest of the company’s management of high ranking executives accused of sexual misconduct. This comes only one week after a New York Times story explained allegations regarding sexual misconduct against Google’s software creator, Andy Rubin. This is only the latest installment of backlash against female exploitation in […]

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No Drugs, Just Soap

No Drugs, Just Soap

What police thought was a plane and simple drug bust, turned out to be something very different. International airport officers arrested three men of drug trafficking charges on October 5th, 2018. 43-year-old Tarvares Hargrave,40-year-old Jason Anderson, and 43-year-old Luz Ortega were arrested on suspicion of selling and purchasing 3 pounds of cocaine at Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Police soon had to […]

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Minnesota Schools Awarded Mental Health Grant

Minnesota Schools Awarded Mental Health Grant

The Minnesota Department of Human Services awarded $33 million in grants to health providers to bring mental health services to a majority of Minnesota schools. $11 million will be awarded each year over 3 years in order to offer early identification and services to schools. Services from the program include assessment, care coordination, and trainings. Linked mental health programs are […]

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Minnesota sues Florida charity

Minnesota sues Florida charity

Minnesota attorney general Lori Swanson filed a lawsuit Wednesday against a Florida charity. This came after the charity allegedly misled donors to believe they were donating to benefit families of fallen police officers. The lawsuit claims American Federation of Police and concerned Citizens, Inc., collected donations totaling $425,000 from Minnesotans. However, Swanson claims only 9% actually went to the families. […]

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Scalding Death

Scalding Death

MILWAUKEE (UTVS) – A mother in Milwaukee is being charged with first-degree homicide and child neglect resulting in the death of her 2-year-old. This comes after Lisa Simmons had recently had her daughter returned to her from child protective services this May. Simmons told authorities she first noticed the burns on her daughter Zayanna on Thursday, but failed to get […]

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