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POCAHONTAS COUNTY, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities say a West Virginia state trooper has killed a man who shot him during a pursuit in the woods. The West Virginia State Police on Tuesday says Trooper First Class J.M. Tallman was airlifted to a hospital. Officials say the man first fired a rifle at Pocahontas County Sheriff… Read More
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The gunman who killed nine people in Dayton, Ohio, had expressed a desire to commit a mass shooting and showed an interest in violent ideology, investigators said Tuesday as the FBI announced it is opening an investigation. Federal investigators will try to determine what ideologies influenced 24-year-old Connor Betts, who might… Read More
More than a thousand coal miners left unpaid by the abrupt bankruptcy of Blackjewel mining could soon be getting some – but not all – of the money they are owed. Dozens of miners have staged a week-long protest on railroad tracks in Kentucky’s Harlan County, blocking delivery of a load of coal from a Blackjewel mine… Read More
Unfortunately it may not be a coincidence that several mass shooting incidents took place in one week. Research shows perpetrators are often inspired by media coverage of other shootings.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) – Ohio hospital officials say 37 people have been treated for injuries connected to the mass shooting in Dayton over the weekend. Authorities have said 14 people were treated for gunshot wounds after a gunman opened fire in a popular nightlife area Sunday, killing nine people. The gunman was quickly shot by… Read More
Ohio is far from the U.S. southern border, but the policies and practices there are playing out here daily. The Cleveland Immigration Court has a caseload numbering in the thousands. Ohio jails and private prisons are collecting millions of dollars to house immigrants. And immigrant families who have lived in Ohio for years are planning their departures…. Read More