Category Archives: U.S. Department of Justice

Third victim in Kansas shootings, Terri LaManno, remembered as ‘beautiful soul’

Terri LaManno, 53, was the third victim in the Kansas shootings and is remembered as a "beautiful soul." (Image: fox4kc.com)

Terri LaManno, 53, was the third victim in the Kansas shootings and is remembered as a “beautiful soul.” (Image: fox4kc.com)

 

 

The third victim in the Kansas shootings, Terri LaManno, was remembered as a “beautiful soul” by her daughter. She was shot in the parking lot of the Village Shalom Retirement Center on Sunday en route to visiting her elderly mother, as she did every Sunday. Two sisters were visiting their mother at the time of the incident, not knowing their sibling had been gunned down . . .

Read about the third victim in the Kansas shootings, described as a ‘beautiful soul.”

 

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China amends one-child policy, abolishes labor re-education camps

Poster promoting the one-child policy, 1986. (Photo: Hidden Harmonies China Blog)

Poster promoting the one-child policy, 1986. (Photo: Hidden Harmonies China Blog)

 

 

 

On Saturday, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress passed resolutions to amend China’s one-child policy. The resolution is equivalent to a legal document in China. Reforms were also implemented on the re-education through labor, or laojiao, camps…

Click here to read about China’s amendments to its one-child policy and re-education through labor camps.

‘I’ll kill myself’ rather than marry — 11-year-old Yemeni girl

Nada al-Ahdal, 11-year-old Yemeni girl, speaks out against child marriage. (Image: YouTube screenshot)

Nada al-Ahdal, 11-year-old Yemeni girl, speaks out against child marriage. (Image: YouTube screenshot)

 

Nada al-Ahdal, 11, fled from her parents after learning of their plan to marry her off to a rich man. In a video which now has over 7 million views on YouTube, Nada takes a strong stand against child marriage . . .

Click here for story on Nada al-Ahdal, 11, who speaks out against child marriage.

Accused East Cleveland man charged with murders of three women

Michael Madison, 35, charged with murder of three women. (Photo: East Cleveland Police Department)

Michael Madison, 35, charged with murder of three women. (Photo: East Cleveland Police Department)

 

 

Michael Madison, 35, was charged with three counts of aggravated murder and three counts of kidnapping Monday after the bodies of three women were found in East Cleveland, Ohio. The accused’s bail is $6 million dollars, and he has waived rights to a preliminary hearing . . .

Click here to read about the murder of three women in a Cleveland suburb.

Aaron Swartz’s father says his son was ‘killed by the government’

The casket of Aaron Swartz is wheeled to a hearse after his funeral in Highland Park, Ill., on Jan. 15. AP photo.


The casket of Aaron Swartz is wheeled to a hearse after his funeral in Highland Park, Ill., on Jan. 15. AP photo.

 

Aaron Swartz, 26, Internet freedom activist, Reddit co-founder, and computer programmer, committed suicide Friday, with his funeral was held Tuesday in Highland Park, Ill. His father, Robert Swartz, spoke at the funeral and told mourners his son was “killed by the government” and that it “hounded” him . . .

Read about the bold statement, Robert Swartz made, at his son’s (Aaron Swartz) funeral, by clicking here.

 

Sandi Jackson, wife of Jesse Jr., vows not to resign unless ‘catastrophic’ event occurs

Sandi Jackson campaigning in 2009. Image: Windy City Share. Windy City Share)

Sandi Jackson campaigning in 2009. Image: Windy City Share.

 

CHICAGO – Alderman Sandi Jackson (7th Ward), wife of former congressman Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.), has vowed not to resign unless something ‘catastrophic’ happens. She also says she’s not a candidate to fill her husband’s congressional seat and is undecided about if and when she’ll take up permanent residence in Chicago . . .

Read abut Alderman Sandi Jackson’s political plans here.