Tuesday, September 22, 2020
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On flag-burning & a free and independent press

Can the president throw someone out of the country for burning the flag? Can he throw someone in jail for doing that?

Hazing alleged since the 70s at Ooltewah

Where a nationally recognized marching band resides, other school officials are being sued in connection with sexual assault and hazing.

Riverside-Brookfield intruder declared dangerous

A Rockford man has been sent back to prison after a successful plea from an Illinois police chief had him judged to be a sexually dangerous person.

Militant cowboys take over federal land in Ore.

An armed insurrection into a federal building on a bird sanctuary in Oregon has closed several schools for an entire week. So far.

Mass. teen guilty of rape, murder of math teacher

A teen in Mass. was found guilty of raping & murdering his 9th-grade algebra teacher. He had pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.

Colo. students caught trading 100s of nude photos

A sexting incident at a Colo. HS has revealed a class of smartphone apps known as photo vaults to several school officials and parents.

Md. to re-examine life sentences for juveniles

2 Supreme Court rulings cause public defenders to reopen cases in which juveniles got life sentences & make sure the 8th Amendment wasn't violated.

Man arrested for sexual assault of 14-year-old girl

A man from an affluent suburb of Chicago has been charged with setting up a gang rape of a 14-year-old Chicago girl.