Tag: march

DeKalb man wanted for murder in March 2020 shooting turns himself in

June 8, 2021
At the time, no suspects had been identified and DeKalb police were leading the investigation. Williams did not say when the murder warrant was taken out against Harris or what led him to turn himself in.Harris was booked into the DeKalb County Jail, where he remains without bond.n”,”_id”:”https://twitter.com/SandySprings_PD/status/1402328882276192257″,”additional_properties”:{“comments”:,”_id”:1623179208336},”provider_name”:”Twitter”,”height”:null},”type”:”oembed_response”},{“_id”:”TQZBFKGGJJAV3AXOHDNM2MBEFA”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:,”comments”:,”_id”:1623173081263},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Agency spokesman Sgt. Sal Ortega said Sandy Springs

Democrats march ahead with critical COVID-19 relief while Republicans whine

February 22, 2021
Campaign Action That would certainly ease passage of the bill, if the Senate didn’t have to take votes on overruling the Parliamentarian on whether that piece of the bill can stay in. If the Parliamentarian accepts it, it will stay in the bill on the House side. If she says it doesn’t stay in, the

Excerpts from the March edition of the Harper’s Index. (And a vaccine poll)

February 15, 2021
Prison mortality is way up over the past decade, and many inmates die while awaiting trial. Night Owls is a themed open thread appearing at Daily Kos seven days a week. Selected excerpts from the March edition of Harper’s Index (not yet on-line): Percentage increase last year in use of the phrase “technical difficulties” during

Tuesday Night Owls: Billionaires' gain$ since March could fund Biden's relief for working families

January 26, 2021
Night Owls is a themed open thread appearing at Daily Kos seven days a week. Chuck Collins at the Institute for Policy Studies reports—U.S. Billionaire Wealth Surpasses $1.1 Trillion Gain Since Mid-March: The $1.1 trillion wealth gain by 660 U.S. billionaires since March 2020 could pay for: All of the relief for working families contained

Not a single person shows up for ‘Million Militia March,’ and state-capital protests fail badly too

January 18, 2021
The plans for the Washington march, coming on the heels of the January 6 insurrection attempt at the Capitol by the same crowd of violent far-right Trump supporters, were supposed to represent a kind of “Round 2” for their attempt to overturn the results of the November election by falsely claiming the vote was riddled

Police release more details about Million MAGA March arrests

November 17, 2020
Police on Monday released new details on the violence that broke out at the “Million MAGA March” in Washington DC — including about a skirmish between a Trump supporter and a group of counter-protesters. DC Police Chief Peter Newsham said four people were arrested, including one for assault, at the scene of Saturday’s caught-on-camera altercation

The 5 Best New TV Shows Our Critic Watched in March 2020

March 30, 2020
The entertainment industry essentially ground to a halt in mid-March, as coronavirus swept the nation, rendering everything from concerts and movie theaters to publicity events and film shoots unsafe, if not illegal. We have to take our distractions where we can get them in these anxious times, so I for one have never been more…

Thousands Gather for Women’s March Rallies Across the U.S.

January 19, 2020
WASHINGTON — Thousands gathered in cities across the country Saturday as part of the nationwide Women’s March rallies focused on issues such as climate change, pay equity, reproductive rights and immigration. Hundreds showed up in New York City and thousands in Washington, D.C. for the rallies, which aim to harness the political power of women,…

He Attended the March on Washington in 1963. Now He’ll Return to the Scene in Virtual Reality With His Great-Grandson

December 23, 2019
When the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom came to Washington, D.C., in 1963, it provided the setting for what would become Martin Luther King Jr.’s most iconic speech: “I Have a Dream.” But he was far from the only person there. In addition to a full program of speakers and singers, the day…