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Bryant-McCormick joins Hendersonville law firm

Kee Bryant-McCormick has joined Bone McAllester Norton PLLC law firm’s Sumner County office. She’ll focus her practice in business and corporate law, criminal defense and government investigations, estate planning, probate law, wills and trusts and special education law, according to … Continue reading

How Delaware reviews police deadly force debated

The Delaware Attorney General does not use the grand jury as an investigative body as was done in Ferguson and Staten Island. Local critics charge that the state’s review process is similarly flawed and should a similar situation arise here, … Continue reading

How Loretta Lynch could save the country, the Obama administration, and the Democratic Party

For six frustrating years, Obama has tried to be Legislator in Chief focusing his energy almost exclusively on the areas where his enemies could frustrate him, while ignoring the vast Executive Powers of the Presidency. But perhaps with his discovery … Continue reading

From Daniel Pantaleo To Darren Wilson, Police Are Almost Never Indicted

A police officer who choked an unarmed man to death on a public sidewalk will not face trial. This is the second recent high-profile case in which a grand jury declined to indict a white police officer who had killed … Continue reading

‘Fear and flames in Ferguson’

“FEAR AND FLAMES IN FERGUSON” — St. Louis Post Dispatch: “Officer Darren Wilson will not face state criminal charges in the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson. St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert P. McCulloch announced Monday night that a … Continue reading

Lonmin celebrates BEE milestone

Johannesburg – Lonmin said on Thursday it had brought black ownership in the company to 26 percent following a series of black economic empowerment (BEE) transactions. “This is a milestone that has been a long time in the making and … Continue reading

Florida ‘Warning Shot’ Case Ends in Plea Deal

A woman accused of firing a gun at her estranged husband and his two sons in what she said was self-defense took a plea deal in a case that first got attention because her attorneys used Florida’s “stand your ground” … Continue reading

‘A Reason to Run’: For Two Men, the Road Leads to Ferguson

FERGUSON, Missouri — When Londrelle Hall and Ray Mills heard about the killing of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, they decided they wanted to do something not only to pay tribute, but also to change the image of African-American men. … Continue reading

Press conference to update investigation into police killing of Tamir Rice

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Police officials will hold a Monday press conference to provide updates on their investigation into the fatal police shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. Cleveland police Chief Calvin Williams, Deputy Chief Ed Tomba and Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim … Continue reading

Ex-NBC employee claims he helped Bill Cosby pay off women

Bill Cosby LOS ANGELES – Frank Scotti, a 90-year-old ex-NBC employee, is the latest to go public with stories of Bill Cosby’s past. Scotti, who worked as a facilities manager for the Brooklyn NBC Studio where “Cosby Show” was filmed, told the … Continue reading