Heartened By News Of A Grand Jury Investigation, Terrence Sterling Supporters March On
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Heartened By News Of A Grand Jury Investigation, Terrence Sterling Supporters March On

Every week since the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black motorcyclist nearly two months ago, protesters have taken to the streets. Last night was no exception, with around 60 people shutting down several downtown thoroughfares. But in the wake of reports of a grand jury investigation into the death of Terrence Sterling, protesters expressed … Continue reading

Could the Dakota Access Pipeline leak? Expert says government has underestimated the risk
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Could the Dakota Access Pipeline leak? Expert says government has underestimated the risk

An independent expert hired by the Sioux tribe released the results of a study on Thursday showing the U.S. government underestimated the possible risk of an oil spill resulting from the Dakota Access Pipeline, as well as other potential problems with the project. “I have concluded the EA (environmental assessment) is seriously deficient and cannot … Continue reading

Council Hears Seven Hours Of Testimony About The State Of D.C. Police
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Council Hears Seven Hours Of Testimony About The State Of D.C. Police

As the Metropolitan Police Department searches for its next leader, more than 100 advocates and concerned citizens passionately debated crime and policing in the District at a public oversight panel last night that lasted past midnight. Frequently raised topics included excessive use of force, body cameras, racism, training and regulating special police, and what community … Continue reading