CUMMING, Ga. — In October 1912, after the raped and brutalized body of Mae Crow, a white 18-year-old, was laid to rest beside the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, the white men of Forsyth County went on a rampage, driving its 1,098 Black citizens — about 10 percent of the population — from Forsyth’s borders. They […]

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. – A man and a woman were arrested on federal charges of harboring people in the United States illegally who worked at their sushi restaurants in St. Johns County, according to criminal complaints filed in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. The two arrested, Ge Tang and […]

Georgia’s gubernatorial race this year could yield the first Black woman in a governor’s office in U.S. history, but Black women have long been leaders in the state. One county is ensuring future generations of Black girls know that legacy. State Rep. Sandra Scott of Rex was on a call with Black Women Run, Black […]

CNN  —  A New Jersey county has agreed to pay a $10 million settlement to a Black man who was left paralyzed after an encounter with police eight years ago. The lawsuit, filed by 29-year-old Xavier Ingram, lists Camden County, the Camden . . .

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas county has corrected ballots that misidentified Senate hopeful Jake Bequette as “Jack.” A judge on Friday declined to dismiss the lawsuit that Bequette filed against election officials over the errors on ballots in Craighead and Phillips counties. Judge Mackie Pierce said he considered the issue moot since Craighead […]

WOODFORD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX18) — Woodford County officials say one person is dead after a three-car crash on US-62 Midway Road Sunday afternoon. The coroner could not confirm the gender or age of the person who died. Other passengers involved were taken to Bluegrass Hospital and UK Chandler. The road was closed between Aiken Rd. […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) — U.S. Senate Candidate Matt Dolan visited the Mahoning County Republican Headquarters on Saturday afternoon. Dolan is serving his second term in the Ohio Senate representing portions of Cuyahoga County. Family holding search party to find Youngstown man He’s been chosen to lead the state budget three times. His first plan of […]

Local opposition to the likely erasure of Rep. Al Lawson’s district was on display at a recent event with the congressman in Gadsden County. At a check presentation ceremony on Thursday, Lawson joined local officials in announcing $4.6 million in federal funding for renovations to the historic Williams S. Stevens High School. The county’s plan […]

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – Lucas Kunce, a Democratic candidate in the Missouri U.S. Senate race, has picked up endorsements from two former officials in the Springfield region. Jim O’Neal, former mayor of Springfield, and Dave Coonrod, former Greene County Presiding Commissioner, are endorsing Kunce for the U.S. Senate seat in the November 2022 election, according […]

PREBLE COUNTY — Two people were injured in a head-on crash in Preble County Wednesday afternoon. The crash happened on U.S. 127, north of U.S. 40, around 1:50 p.m. >>Strong storms with damaging winds, brief tornado possible tonight

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