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Today marks the 1st Anniversary of the mass shooting at Emanuel AME in SC…

Today the nation remembers the 1st Anniversary of the deadly church shooting at “Emanuel AME in Charleston, South Carolina. The Pastor & 8 members were killed when self proclaimed accused white supremacist Dylann Roof opened fire during Bible study. The victims were honored yesterday on the Senate floor.

Bernie Sanders is still in the race…

The political revolution continues for Bernie Sanders. Last night he released an online video thanking his supporters and vowing to help unite the party with Hillary Clinton. Sanders did not concede but he did tell his supporters he will take his message of economic equality & social justice to the DNC next month.

The Pulse Night Club accused shooter texted his wife during the killing spree…

More disturbing details about the Pulse nightclub shooting is coming out. News sources say the accused gunman texted his wife Noor Salam in the middle of the shooting spree. In one text he asked if she had seen the news. She said “No”. The later texted him that she love him. Investigators also say Omar Mateen tried to buy a bullet proof vest like police use but the store own turned him away saying he felt something wasn’t right. A grand jury is still looking at whether Salam should face criminal charges in connection with the mass shooting.

Shooter in Quadruple shooting remains at large, driver arrested…

DC Police have arrested the driver in last week Quadruple shooting on North Capitol Street. The gunman however remains on the run. 26 year old Kevin Cole remains in jail for the June 8th shooting near Big Ben Liquor Store in NW.

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