Minneapolis voters reject measure to replace police department

Voters in Minnesota’s largest city have rejected what would have been an unprecedented move to dismantle the police department at the ballot box Tuesday following calls for reform following the death of George Floyd. The measure asked voters if they favored amending the city’s charter to replace the Minneapolis Police Department with a Department of … Read more

Rittenhouse judge warns prospective jury of ‘deliberately biased’ media coverage

The Wisconsin The judge presiding over the murder trial of Kyle Rittenhouse lamented to the prospective jurors during the jury selection phase about “irresponsible” news reports, including some that are “deliberately biased.” Opening statements began Tuesday morning at the Kenosha County Courthouse in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in the case involving the 18-year-old, who faces up to … Read more

Detroit residents voting on whether to decriminalize ‘magic mushrooms’ and other psychedelic drugs

Detroit could be the latest big city to decriminalize “magic mushrooms” and other psychedelics drugs as residents take to the polls Tuesday. Voters will be asked under proposal E: “Shall the voters of the City of Detroit adopt an ordinance to the 2019 Detroit City Code that would decriminalize to the fullest extent permitted under … Read more

Minneapolis police department referendum: Multiple carjackings in 90 minute period day before crucial vote

Just one day before a pivotal vote on the future of the city’s police department, six total carjackings and attempted carjackings occurred within a 90 minute period. According to a spokesperson from the Minneapolis Police Department, the incidents took place on Monday between 6:14 pm and 7:48 pm MINNEAPOLIS VOTERS TO DECIDE ON POLICE REPLACEMENT … Read more

Kyle Rittenhouse portrayed as victim, instigator in dueling opening statements; witnesses take the stand

The Wisconsin jury overseeing the first day of testimony in Kyle Rittenhouse’s trial on Tuesday heard from one of his longtime friends who was with him on the night of the shootings in Kenosha, as the defendant’s attorney indicated his client would take the stand during the proceedings. Tuesday began with jurors hearing starkly different … Read more

Voters in Arlington predict Virginia election results as they exit polls

ARLINGTON, Va. – Virginia voters at an Arlington polling site shared their thoughts and predictions on how Tuesday’s gubernatorial race will end and why it’s so close. “I don’t think McAulliffe will lose – period,” Takis Karantonis, a Democratic incumbent running for reelection on the Arlington County Board, told Fox News. “We have delivered as … Read more