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Missing Milwaukee woman and two daughters found dead in a garage

Missing Milwaukee woman and two daughters found dead in a garage

A Milwaukee woman and her two daughters, who went missing earlier this month, were found dead in a garage Sunday, authorities said. An Amber Alert was issued Thursday for Amarah Banks, 26, and her daughters Zaniya Ivery, 5, and Camaria Banks, 4, after Banks was reported missing by her family on February 9. All three…MORE

A black college student was handcuffed facedown in the snow and threatened with a gun to his head by law enforcement who had the wrong guy, lawsuit says

A black college student was handcuffed facedown in the snow and threatened with a gun to his head by law enforcement who had the wrong guy, lawsuit says

Jaylan Butler, a black student at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois, filed a lawsuit against several police officers and sheriff’s deputies alleging he was wrongfully detained after being mistaken for a suspect. The lawsuit, filed January 21 in US District Court for the Central District of Illinois, says that Butler was stopped by police…MORE

Presidents Day 2020: What’s open and closed

Presidents Day 2020: What’s open and closed

For many Americans, Presidents Day has become synonymous to a day of big savings as many retailers roll out their winter clearance sales. But the third Monday of every February is a day to remember the nation’s presidents, especially the first one. In fact, the day’s official name is Washington’s Birthday after President George Washington,…MORE