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Milwaukee Co. Exec. Chris Abele Puts Bucks Before Blacks

On Thursday, Milwaukee County Emperor Executive Chris Abele presented his proposed 2016 budget to the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors. Let's ignore for the moment the facts that he was a week late and held a sketchy public/private/campaign...Show More Summary

A hidden message in Virginia’s difficulty with the death penalty

Maybe there’s a hidden message here. Fairfax County murderer Alfredo Prieto, convicted of two slayings in 1988 and believed to have put to death seven more and raped four victims, was supposed to have been executed tonight by lethal injection. His execution was delayed because the drugs Virginia wants to use to extinguish his life […]

William Gullett, Pr. George’s first county executive, dies at 92

William W. Gullett, who served in the early 1970s as the first elected Prince George’s County executive after voters adopted a charter form of government to replace a system of commissioners, died Sept. 24 at a hospital in Gloversville, N.Y. He was 92.Read full article >>

LGBT Catholic Group: Pope Francis’ Meeting with Kim Davis Raises a Red Flag

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Following the confirmation by the Vatican that Pope Francis met in secret last week with anti-gay Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis, LGBT Catholic group New Ways Ministry Executive Director Francis DeBernardo released a statement saying that the meetin… The post LGBT Catholic Group: Pope Francis’ Meeting with Kim Davis Raises a Red Flag appeared first on Towleroad.

TX: Patton Named Interim CEO, Executive Director at TAPS

Sept. 24--A paratransit agency which serves several local counties including Cooke County has announced a change in its top leadership. Texoma Area Paratransit System (TAPS) announced Tim Patton has been named interim chief executive offic

Serial killer Alfredo Prieto scheduled for execution in Virginia

A man convicted in the 1988 murders of two people in Fairfax County is scheduled to die Thursday night. But efforts are underway to stay the execution after Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe declined to intervene.

WA: King County Exec Unveils Plans to Build Housing for Working Residents Near Transit Hubs

Sept. 29--King County officials unveiled an $83 million plan to build hundreds of homes around transit hot spots Monday in an effort to help residents who are struggling to keep up with rising living costs. Executive Dow Constantine is pus

1889: Thomas Brown, Fargo-Moorhead outlaw

2 weeks agoNews / Crime : Executed Today

At 4 a.m. on this date in 1889, Clay County, Minnesota hosted its only execution. This affair began, as such things do, when “a bunch of drunken hoboes got into a fight near Hillsboro, ND” in the autumn of 1888. One of them was killed, and a farmer who saw it happen identified Brown as […]

First Slice 9/20/15: Judge schedules execution for Georgia's only woman on death row

Two children of Kelly Renee Gissendaner, the Gwinnett County woman who was sentenced to die after being convicted of planning her husband's murder, say they would be heartbroken if she is put to death. Gissendaner, who is scheduled to die as early as Sept. Show More Summary

1851: Aaron Stookey, clemency denied

2 weeks agoNews / Crime : Executed Today

State of New York, Executive Department Albany, Sept. 4, 1851. To Thomas Carnley, Esq., Sheriff of the City and County of New York Sir: — I have carefully considered the application for a commutation of the sentence of death pronounced upon Aaron B. Stookey, to be executed on the 19th inst., for the murder of […]

Ventura County sees a sales tax hike as a fix for transportation problems

2 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

Darren Kettle, executive director of the Ventura County Transportation Commission, likes to tell a little story about how frustrated people can get with the local highway system.

Ky. Manhunt Is on After Cop Gunned Down

A manhunt is on for a 25-year-old Missouri man after a Kentucky State Police trooper was gunned down last night, NBC News reports. "We have a very dangerous situation at this time," Lyon County Judge Executive Wade White posted on the county's Facebook page early today, urging residents to keep...

The Marshall Project teams up with local news outlets to track executions across America

Harris County, Texas, is either near or at the top of the list of counties that execute the most criminals in the U.S. Harris County is also home to the Houston Chronicle, which means covering capital punishment is a regular duty for the newspaper — the individual cases, the stays of execution, the exonerations. “Being...

Feel-Good Story: Teen Volunteers to 'Guard' Police Officer Pumping Gas

In Harris County, Texas, where Deputy Darren Goforth was recently killed execution style while he was pumping gas into his patrol car, a...

The dishonorable county clerk

…Nobody is denying Davis freedom to believe what she wishes; she’s merely being ordered to do what she swore to do: “faithfully execute the duties of my office without favor.” Refusing to do so doesn’t make her Martin Luther King Jr. It makes her George Wallace. …DanaMilback,WaPo Kim Davis isn’t a martyr — nor even [...]Show More Summary

Woman Who Tweeted That Deputy Deserved To Die ARRESTED on Assault Charge

Monica Foy, the Texas woman that received some unwanted attention on a national level after tweeting that a Harris County deputy deserved to be executed has been placed under arrest

AAdvantage Executive Platinum 30K Challenge – Day 1 California to Dusseldorf 5,956 EQM

After one day of American Airlines flights, I am 20% of the way through my American Airlines AAdvantage Executive Platinum 30,000 EQM Fast-Track Challenge. My two qualifying American Airlines flight segments were Orange County SNA to Chicago ORD and Chicago to Dusseldorf DUS. Show More Summary

LA Brewers Guild Names Frances “Franny Fullpint” Lopez as Executive Director

(Los Angeles,CA)  –  The Los Angeles County Brewers Guild (LABG) is proud to announce the hiring of Frances Michelle Lope… The post LA Brewers Guild Names Frances “Franny Fullpint” Lopez as Executive Director appeared first on

Kim Davis Should Have Done This

Kim Davis, the Clerk of Rowan County, took an oath to faithfully execute the laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the United States. After Anthony Kennedy ruled that gay marriage was the law of the land, Kim Davis stopped issuing marriage licenses to anyone. Show More Summary

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