Demonstrators recall being kettled by law enforcement during DC protests

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Some of the approximately 200 people who police penned into a block of Swann Street NW last year, trapping them for hours, gathered Tuesday night at Black Lives Matter Plaza in D.C. to remember what happened a year ago.

A group of people who participated in last year’s protests in D.C. gather at Black Lives Matter Plaza to remember how they were kettled by law enforcement on Swann Street a year ago.

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Anthony K. and Allison Lane, both of D.C., recall last year’s protests in D.C.

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Kelly remembers how police treated demonstrators during last year’s protests
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Suspect in gun law case avoids jail after allegedly flouting court order

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Max Misch appeared in court in July 2019 on a charge alleging he violated his release conditions by purchasing a firearm from a store in Bennington. Photo by Mike Dougherty/VTDigger

A white nationalist from Bennington, accused of illegally possessing high-capacity ammunition magazines and repeatedly violating the conditions of his release, was back in court Tuesday for allegedly violating a court order by contacting a witness in that case.

And Max Misch was again released from court on the same conditions.

Misch, 38, pleaded not guilty in Bennington County Superior criminal court to the latest charge of violating the conditions of

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Lt. Gov. Fetterman defies law to mark start of Pride Month

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June is Pride Month and an illegal flag displayed outside of Pennsylvania Capitol on Tuesday marked the occasion.

Lt. Gov. John Fetterman chose to mark the beginning of this month celebrating LGBTQ culture and rights by once again, displaying a Pride flag on the balcony of his state Capitol office, despite knowing a law exists prohibiting it. A law passed in 2020 bars the display of any flag other than the American, Pennsylvania or POW/MIA flags on the exterior of the Pennsylvania Capitol.

”The LGBTQIA+ flags that I fly from my office are technically breaking a law,” he said in

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“It ended absolutely as well as it could”: South Dakota law enforcement details statewide Saturday Amber Alert, kidnapping

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The incident resulted in the arrest of Katrina Seay, 37, and her 40-year-old passenger Matthew Cabaniss, both of Rapid City.

The South Dakota Department of Public Safety said the events started with a report of a possible kidnapping in Custer County at 12:48 p.m. Mountain time. Two children, a 9-year-old girl and a 5-year-old boy, were taken from their legal guardian’s home in Custer.

An Amber Alert was issued later in the afternoon for the children and the vehicle was later located on State Highway 44 headed toward Interstate 90. The South Dakota Highway Patrol and local law enforcement agencies

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Texas’ handgun law has changed. Here’s what you need to know

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AUSTIN — Legislation to remove the requirement that anyone who carries a handgun in public must be trained and licensed by the state is just one step from becoming law. Here are some questions and answers Texans need to know once the law takes effect Sept 1.

Is Texas the only state to allow unlicensed carrying?

Absolutely not. Assuming Gov. Greg Abbott fulfills his vow to sign House Bill 1927 into law, Texas will become the 21st state to allow the practice.

Alexandra Wilson, marketing director and firearms instructor at Sportsman’s Elite indoor shooting range and pro shop at 4520 Doniphan, shows two varieties of handgun holsters.

Will handgun training still be available?

Yes. The new law requires the Texas Department of Public Safety to

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