11 25 2014
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Outrage in Oakland: Transit Cop Who Killed Unarmed Man Gets Change of Venue

The family of Oscar Grant, III, residents, community activists, religious and civic leaders have expressed disappointment that an Alameda County, Calif., judge granted a change of venue in the trial of a former transit officer who shot and killed the 22-year-old unarmed passenger in Oakland.


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National March on Small Town: Fight Is on for Walmart 'Line-Cutter' Facing 15 Years

Because of a trip to Walmart three years ago, Heather Ellis is now fighting for her life. The 24-year-old former college student is facing felony charges that could get her up to 15 years in prison after being arrested for an incident that stemmed from her cutting a line at a Walmart in Kennet, Mo.


Read more: National March on Small Town: Fight Is on for Walmart 'Line-Cutter' Facing 15 Years

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