9-Pound, 11-Ounce Tennessee Baby Is Born On 9/11 At 9:11 [Video]

September 13, 2019 bcic_admin 0

GERMANTOWN, Tenn. (AP) — A Mississippi couple welcomed a 9-pound, 11-ounce baby into the world on 9/11, at 9:11 p.m. The Commercial Appeal reports Christina Malone-Brown was born by cesarean section at a hospital in Germantown, Tennessee. Christina’s father, Justin Brown, says bystanders joked his family should play the lottery. He says the…

6 People Die In Shootings In Albuquerque

September 13, 2019 bcic_admin 0

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say six people were killed in separate shootings in the city. There have been no arrests in Thursday night’s shootings, which also left five people wounded. Officers responded shortly after 9 p.m. to a call of shots fired at 1028 Lura Place. Three people were…

University Honors Black Players Dismissed From Team In 1969

September 13, 2019 bcic_admin 0

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Fifty years after 14 black football players were kicked off the University of Wyoming football team for seeking to wear armbands to protest racism, eight of them returned to the Laramie campus to commemorate the anniversary as the school takes another step toward reconciliation. University officials planned…

HUD Watchdog Clears Carson In $31,000 Dining Set Order

September 12, 2019 bcic_admin 0

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s independent watchdog on Thursday cleared Secretary Ben Carson of any misconduct in connection with the order of a $31,000 dining room set for his office suite. HUD’s Office of Inspector General launched a probe last year into allegations that Carson…

Congress Marks 400th Anniversary Of Slaves Arriving In US

September 11, 2019 bcic_admin 0

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Congress observed the 400th anniversary Tuesday of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in America at a time of renewed interest over the history of slavery and its continued impact on contemporary society. “We must tell the unvarnished truth,” Speaker Nancy Pelosi said during the…

Harris Seeks End To Executions, Cash Bail, Private Prisons

September 9, 2019 bcic_admin 0

WASHINGTON (AP) — California Sen. Kamala Harris, whose record as a prosecutor has been under scrutiny since she entered the presidential race, has unveiled a criminal justice plan that calls for abolishing the death penalty, ending cash bail and collecting more data on officer-involved shootings. Harris condemns the death penalty as…

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