Day: April 9, 2018

Federal Agents Search Trump’s Attorney

Federal Agents Search Trump’s Attorney

Federal Agents are searching President Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen. This comes after he came under fire for paying adult film star Stormy Daniels $130,000 to keep her quiet about Trump’s alleged affair with her back in the mid-2000’s. Cohen’s own attorney, Stephen Ryan, says the search was conducted by the U.S. Attorney’s Southern District Court as part of Robert […]

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Facebook establishing research commission after scandals

Facebook establishing research commission after scandals

Facebook is creating a commission that will research social media’s effect on democratic elections. According to a post by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the commission will consist of academic experts who will choose research topics and independent researchers. This announcement comes after a government report found that Russia attempted to interfere with the 2016 U.S election using Facebook. This is […]

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Man involved in police shootout sentenced to 13 years in prison

Man involved in police shootout sentenced to 13 years in prison

A Kellogg man has been sentenced to 13 years in prison after he was involved in a July 2017 shootout with police in Houston County. William Wallraff and another man exchanged fire with police near a convenience store before leading the officers on a high-speed chase, in which Wallraff continued to fire at police. According to the Post-Bulletin of Rochester, […]

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Car chase victim identified

Car chase victim identified

Authorities have identified the man killed in a chase in Minnetonka on Friday. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, 30-year old David Phillip Baxter of Montrose was attempting to escape police by passing traffic when he collided head-on with another vehicle. The driver of the other vehicle is still in critical condition at Hennepin County Medical Center. The chase had […]

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Avon police officer receives Congressional Badge of Bravery

On September 17th, 2016, a man dressed as a security guard began stabbing shoppers at the Crossroads Mall, when an off-duty Avon police officer intervened. A year and a half later, Officer Jason Falconer is being honored with a congressional medal. “Congress created the Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery to recognize officers like Officer Falconer whose actions demonstrate remarkable […]

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