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A man was fatally shot while walking with his 6-year-old daughter in the Bronx

A man was fatally shot while walking with his 6-year-old daughter in the Bronx

A man was shot dead while walking and holding his 6-year-old daughter’s hand in the Bronx, police said. The New York Police Department (NYPD) on Monday released surveillance footage of the shooting, which occurred on July 5, on Twitter. The video shows a man, identified by police as 29-year-old Anthony Robinson, crossing the street hand-in-hand…MORE

Eagles’ DeSean Jackson apologizes after posting anti-Semitic quote

Eagles’ DeSean Jackson apologizes after posting anti-Semitic quote

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson has apologized for a series of anti-Semitic Instagram posts over the weekend, one of which included a quote about Jews falsely attributed to Adolf Hitler. Jackson posted a passage to his Instagram Story that claimed to quote Hitler in saying that Black people were “the real Children of Israel,”…MORE

MLB unveils 60-game season set to begin July 23

MLB unveils 60-game season set to begin July 23

Major League Baseball released its 2020 season schedule on Monday. Every team will play a 60-game schedule entirely against teams in their own geographic region to limit travel. The season will open on July 23 with a pair of games. The defending World Series champion Washington Nationals will host the New York Yankees at 7:08…MORE

Florida jogger finds decomposing human head on side of the road

A woman out for a run in St. Petersburg, Florida, came across a decomposing human head on the side of the road on Tuesday, according to police. Homicide detectives are searching a wooded area near the intersection of 38th Avenue South and 31st Street South, while police are asking for the public’s help. “We are…MORE

Two of Thomas Jefferson’s descendants want his DC memorial replaced

Two of Thomas Jefferson’s descendants want his DC memorial replaced

The Jefferson Memorial is an iconic Washington landmark and the National Park Service calls it a “shrine to freedom,” but two of Thomas Jefferson’s descendants are calling for it to be replaced. Lucian Truscott and Shannon LaNier told CNN on Tuesday that the memorial glorifies America’s third president and author of the Declaration of Independence…MORE

Atlanta mayor says increase in shootings stems from ‘perfect storm of distress’

Atlanta mayor says increase in shootings stems from ‘perfect storm of distress’

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Tuesday the increase in shootings and murders in the city and across the country is the result of a “perfect storm” of frustration, the coronavirus pandemic and issues with police brutality. “I think it’s just this perfect storm of distress in America,” Bottoms said on “Good Morning America.” “I…MORE