Carrie Meek, trailblazing Black former congresswoman, dies at 95

Carrie Meek, trailblazing Black former congresswoman, dies at 95

Meek’s death came after a “long illness,” family spokesperson Adam Sharon said in a statement describing the late Florida Democrat’s “trailblazing” life and legacy. Her children Lucia Davis-Raiford, Sheila Davis Kinui, and retired Rep. Kendrick B. Meek of Florida provided a statement about her legacy to CNN. It read: “Carrie Meek was our family matriarch…

Arizona police officer uses Taser on man holding knife, causing him to fall over and stab his neck

Arizona police officer uses Taser on man holding knife, causing him to fall over and stab his neck

A Glendale, Arizona, police officer used a Taser on a man who refused to put down a knife, causing him to fall to the ground and stab himself in the neck, body cam footage obtained by Fox News shows.  The incident occurred Nov. 23 after officers were called to the scene of a “suspicious” fire,…

NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating after police say an Asian woman was attacked with a large rock

NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating after police say an Asian woman was attacked with a large rock

At around 8 a.m., police say, a man struck the 61-year-old woman in the head with a large rock. She was taken to a hospital after sustaining injuries to her face and head, the spokesperson said. The NYPD arrested a 33-year-old man Saturday in connection with the crime and has recommended charges of assault and…

Governor Ned Lamont released a statement saying he is monitoring the new Omicron variant | Connecticut News

Governor Ned Lamont released a statement saying he is monitoring the new Omicron variant | Connecticut News

(WFSB)- Governor Ned Lamont released a statement earlier today regarding the emergence of the new Omicron variant. He says, “We are monitoring a new COVID variant of concern, which was identified by the World Health Organization on Friday. This new variant – named Omicron – was first reported to the WHO by government officials in…

Arizona university students demand administration to ‘withdraw’ Kyle Rittenhouse: ‘killer off our campus’

Arizona university students demand administration to ‘withdraw’ Kyle Rittenhouse: ‘killer off our campus’

Several left-leaning student organizations at Arizona State University are demanding that their administration “withdraw” Kyle Rittenhouse from the university. The Arizona State University Students for Socialism, Students for Justice in Palestine, Multicultural Solidarity Coalition, and MECHA de ASU are all calling on the Arizona State University administration to take action against Rittenhouse by withdrawing him…