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May 11, 2018

Immigrant Justice

Catholic groups highlight plight of immigrant mothers on Mother’s Day

Days before the U.S. celebrated Mother’s Day May 13, the national group Faith in Action urged others to think about immigrant mothers who have been separated from their children or …

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May 11, 2018

Community members question police Merit Board decision clearing officers who fatally shot man

Community members gathered Friday night to decry the police merit board’s decision to clear two IMPD officers who shot and killed an unarmed man, and call on city leaders to …

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May 11, 2018

Fallout from merit board’s Aaron Bailey decision ripples across Indianapolis

Nearly a year has passed since two Indianapolis police officers fatally shot 45-year-old Aaron Bailey, an unarmed black man. His death summoned old wounds and renewed battle lines that have …

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May 11, 2018

Illegal dumping calls skyrocket by 129%, Oakland poised to spend nearly $500,000 on litter police

Trash illegally dumped onto the the streets of Oakland is among the city’s biggest challenges, leaders say, and so combat that, the Department of Public Works is proposing to spend …

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May 11, 2018

Voting Rights/Demoracy

When We Vote, We Win. Just Show Up & Vote

At an election rally in Indiana, this week supporters of the President were chanting “lock her up” as he went on stage, referring to his opponent in the 2016 election, …

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May 11, 2018

Gun Violence

Officers in Aaron Bailey shooting keep their jobs; community reacts

IMPD Chief Bryan Roach said the officers did not follow their training and he recommended they be fired. That decision was ultimately in the hands of the merit board, though, and …

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