The 47-year-old Romero was sentenced to death in Riverside County on Aug. 28, 1996, for first-degree murder and second-degree robbery while armed with a firearm. He was also sentenced to three life-with-parole sentences: one for attempted first degree murder armed with a firearm, another for attempted first-degree murder and other numerous offenses, and the third for kidnap/robbery while armed with a firearm and several robbery offenses. … [Read more...] about Condemned Multiple Murderer Orlando G. Romero Dies While Being Treated For COVID-19
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Businesses in the capital and outlying regions comprise about 67% of the national economy and the Duterte administration has walked a tightrope between public health and economic revival. The economy contracted slightly in the first quarter but is likely facing a deep recession from the massive business closures that started when Duterte declared a strict lockdown in mid-March. … [Read more...] about Philippine capital returning to lockdown as virus surges
Some of the activists agreed right away, understanding that it would help raise the visibility of their organization and their struggle, which is a very expensive one, so that they can continue doing that work. Others were suspicious of me and my American gaze when I first arrived. I needed to convince them that I shared their commitment to getting the story out in the right way. And in a way that increased their security, rather than decreased it. The film brings international attention to their work in a way that offers them some measure of protection. … [Read more...] about Gay People Are Being Murdered in Chechnya. Why Aren’t We Talking About It?
“As we continue moving more officers into the districts and closer to our communities, we have also been focused on creating teams that can address violent crime head-on within our most vulnerable neighborhoods,” CPD Supt. David Brown said in a statement. “Our officers will engage directly with residents. We will hear their concerns, and continue to work in partnership with them as part of an all-hands-on-deck effort to curb the violence in our communities.” … [Read more...] about Chicago Sees Massive Spike In Gun Violence And Murder In July
Unlike other hornets, the Asian giant hornet is significantly larger and nastier. They can grow up to two inches long, with a distinctive look, a cartoonishly fierce face featuring teardrop eyes like Spider-Man, orange and black stripes that extend down its body like a tiger and broad, wispy wings like a small dragonfly. … [Read more...] about ‘Murder hornet’ trapped for first time in Washington state, experts say