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Police: handcuffed man shot, killed self while in patrol car

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Louisiana State Police detectives are investigating the death of a 22-year-old man who died while handcuffed in the back of a squad car.

According to authorities, Victor White of New Iberia died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. 

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New Jersey court expected to rule of use of rap lyrics by defendants as evidence

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Can rap lyrics be used against you in court? The Supreme Court of New Jersey is considering just that. Next month the Court is expected to rule on whether rap lyrics written by defendants can be used during their trial(s)

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Bodies of Houston couple found dead in Texas

Two Houston women were discovered dead near a dumpster in Galveston County Texas. Deputies believe the women were murdered, and relatives on both sides of the tragedy are demanding answers.

Crystal Jackson, 24, a mother of one and her girlfriend Britney Cosby, 24, had been together for two years. They decided to take a trip to Galveston for Mardi Gras. That was the last time their families saw them alive. 

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Amara for Chicago? Candidate sets eyes on biggest seat in city

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2015 will shape up to be a big year for Chicago. The Chicago mayor’s seat is up for grabs, and a challenger may have a chance to snatch it right from under current Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

While The Chicago Reader speculated over who could challenge the mayor, they left out one name. Maybe because she isn’t as popular as the rest, but Dr. Amara Enyia’s heart appears to be just as strong. 

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Genius Alert: teen turns poverty into triumph

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An extraordinarily talented 15-year-old inventor  has taught himself how to create technical gadgets with very little resources.

Kelvin made his own FM radio transmitter and a generator among other things. And he did it all with things that he’s found in the trash. The teen was discovered by MIT. 

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Do you know what today is? National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

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March is Women’s History Month and today we take time out to raise awareness about the affects of HIV/AIDS on girls and women.

Each year on March 10, advocacy organizations seek to shed light on the disease. 

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Oscar-nominated actress lands new role of Annie, racists on Twitter go nuts

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Last week we reported that the trailer for the upcoming film “Annie” had been released. Jamie Foxx and Quvenzhané Wallis star in the film, set to be released this Christmas.

While most of us were thrilled to see this talented young lady back on the big screen, there are always racist trolls ready for the picking. 

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Why the ‘White Man March’ against discrimination is a joke

On Friday March 15, whites across the world will gather to be heard. Bare with me, I already know what you’re thinking. Aren’t they heard all of the time? Yes. Is it still very much a white man’s world? Yup. So what the hell do they need to march for? Exactly. Anyway, they will unite for their “White Man March,” which is described as a “coordinated pro-white activity around the world.”

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Detroit officer responding to domestic violence call charged with raping victim

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A Detroit police officer has been charged with sexually assaulting the victim of a domestic violence call he responded to.

Officer Deon Nunlee, 40, was arraigned on three counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct, one count of assault with intent to penetrate, and one count of misconduct while on duty.

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Universities may see cut from budget for assigning LGBT coursework

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A few lawmakers in South Carolina want to make an example out of two of the state’s public universities.

Stop assigning materials to students that contain homosexual themes, or see a cut to your funding. 

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