January 17, 2012 - 2:03 am
The year of Frank Rosenthal’s death was incorrect in Jane Ann Morrison’s column Saturday. He died in 2008.
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Cities nationwide have braced for protests after body camera footage was released Friday showing Memphis officers beating 29-year-old Tyre Nichols, who died of his injuries three days after the Jan. 7 attack.
Competing priorities and outsized demands stymied a deal last summer on how to drastically reduce water use from the parched Colorado River.
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The nation and the city of Memphis struggled to come to grips Saturday with video showing police pummeling Tyre Nichols.
Authorities say a man accused of torturing a woman he held captive in Oregon and who was convicted in Nevada in a similar case is using dating apps to find people who can help him avoid the police.
Attorney Ben Crump on Friday drew parallels between the deaths of Tyre Nichols, beaten by police in Memphis, and Byron Williams, who died in Las Vegas police custody in 2019.
The recordings shows police savagely beating the 29-year-old FedEx worker for three minutes while screaming profanities. The Nichols family legal team has likened the assault to the infamous 1991 police beating of Los Angeles motorist Rodney King.
State Sen. Jeff Stone said he hopes to bring his experience from serving in the California state Senate to the Nevada Legislature.
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