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U.S. to carry out first federal execution of a woman in seven decades

17 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department said on Friday it has scheduled the first federal execution of a woman in almost 70 years, setting a Dec. 8 date to put to death Lisa Montgomery, convicted of a 2004 murder.

'Not fake news:' COVID-19 cases surge in Wisconsin, Trump to campaign there

17 Oct 2020

CHICAGO Two weeks ago, Mark Schultz was getting ready to go to work at the tavern he owns in the Wisconsin city of Oshkosh when he started to feel sweaty, achy and chilled.

REFILE-'Not fake news:' COVID-19 cases surge in Wisconsin ahead of Trump campaign rally

17 Oct 2020

CHICAGO, Oct 16 Two weeks ago, Mark Schultz was getting ready to go to work at the tavern he owns in the Wisconsin city of Oshkosh when he started to feel sweaty, achy and chilled.

Black U.S. House candidate in Indiana says she's being harassed, intimidated

16 Oct 2020

The candidate running against U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's brother for a congressional seat in Indiana said on Thursday that people had made repeated threats and attempted to intimidate her and her campaign staff.

Black officer in Wisconsin cleared in deadly shooting of Black teenager in February

08 Oct 2020

A Black police officer in Wisconsin will not face charges for the killing of an armed Black teenager eight months ago outside of a mall in a suburb of Milwaukee, his third deadly encounter with a suspect in five years.

Wisconsin to open field hospital as COVID-19 hospitalizations surge

08 Oct 2020

Wisconsin will open a field hospital outside of Milwaukee to handle a surge in COVID-19 cases that have overwhelmed hospitals across the state, Governor Tony Evers said on Wednesday.

Wisconsin to open field hospital outside Milwaukee as COVID-19 hospitalizations surge

07 Oct 2020

Wisconsin will open a field hospital outside of Milwaukee to deal with the surge in COVID-19 cases that have overwhelmed hospitals across the state, Governor Tony Evers said on Wednesday.

St. Louis couple indicted for brandishing guns at protesters

07 Oct 2020

A St. Louis, Missouri grand jury on Tuesday indicted a couple with unlawful use of a weapon and tampering with evidence, more than three months after they brandished guns at protesters marching outside their home, their attorney said.

With classroom time reduced, U.S. college students demand tuition cuts

27 Sep 2020

CHICAGO Full-time students at Chicago's Columbia College spend $14,000 a year for professional, hands-on training in dance, film and music that the school normally offers in studios and classrooms scattered across the city's South Loop and Near South Side.

Florida prosecutors drop solicitation charges against owner of NFL's Patriots

25 Sep 2020

Florida prosecutors on Thursday dropped charges against Robert Kraft, the billionaire owner of the New England Patriots football team, that he sought to pay for sex at a Jupiter massage spa, court papers showed.

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