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More racist graffiti discovered on Syracuse University’s campus

More racist graffiti discovered on Syracuse University’s campus

Syracuse University is investigating reports of a document “purported to be a white supremacist manifesto” that has been air dropped into cell phones of people at the university’s Bird Library, an alert from the school’s Department of Public Safety said. This comes just a day after university officials announced they were investigating another incident of…MORE

A prison fight involving Jayme Closs’ kidnapper was caught on video surveillance

A prison fight involving Jayme Closs’ kidnapper was caught on video surveillance

Video of a prison fight involving Jake Patterson, the Wisconsin man who kidnapped Jayme Closs after killing her parents, has been released by the New Mexico Corrections Department. The August fight was sparked by a fellow inmate asking Patterson about his crimes, a release from the department said. Patterson received two life sentences in May…MORE

Pennsylvania outlaws solitary confinement for death row inmates

Pennsylvania outlaws solitary confinement for death row inmates

Pennsylvania inmates on death row will no longer face solitary confinement. The ACLU reached a settlement in its class action lawsuit against the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections that allows death row inmates to be held in the same manner as general population inmates, the ACLU announced Monday. The lawsuit — filed in January 2018 —…MORE

No charges against Charleston church targeted by white supremacist

No charges against Charleston church targeted by white supremacist

An investigation into the handling of funds at Charleston’s historically black Mother Emanuel AME Church found no evidence of wrongdoing, investigators said. The church was the site of a 2015 massacre by a white supremacist who killed nine African-Americans during Bible study. In the aftermath of the killings, Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church received millions…MORE

Ben Askren announces he’s retiring from MMA

Ben Askren announces he’s retiring from MMA

UFC fighter Ben Askren, 35, announced his retirement Monday while on the ESPN podcast “Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show.” “I’m retiring from the sport of mixed martial arts, and frankly, I’m retiring from everything,” Askren told Helwani. “I’ve been having hip problems and I finally had the discussion with my doctor. I actually got the MRI…MORE

Blogs

KB’s new song “For My Daughter”

KB’s new song “For My Daughter”

Kane Brown celebrated the arrival of his first child last week. Announcing the milestone via his Instagram, Kane first posted the news of daughter Kingsley Rose Brown’s arrival on Wednesday, before posting news of an additional surprise song release! “I wrote this song when I found out we were officially going to become parents. I meant…

Watch Garth Brooks & Blake Shelton Go With the Flow in New “Dive Bar” Video

Watch Garth Brooks & Blake Shelton Go With the Flow in New “Dive Bar” Video

Garth Brooks and Blake Shelton dropped a new video for their duet, “Dive Bar.” The new clip features Garth, Blake and the G-man’s band swimming with the sharks in a “dive” bar. “We don’t do a lot [of videos],” said Garth. “Unless it’s something, pretty much, that brings another whole dimension to the song, we’re…

Most Popular Halloween Candy in EVERY State!

Most Popular Halloween Candy in EVERY State!

CandyStore.com has put out a list of the most popular candy in EVERY state! Skittles just edged out Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups for winning the most states! But seriously, what are you thinking North Dakota, Iowa, Idaho, Nevada and New Mexico???   Check out what all the states are buying here: Most Popular Halloween Candy…