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Archive for January 7th, 2022

January 7th, 2022 - 6:56 pm § in Environment, Misc.

San Diego freeway sea lion

A sea lion was rescued from a San Diego freeway median strip 4 miles inland from the bay on Friday morning, January 7, 2020 (read story here).¬†While wandering sea lions are fairly common in that area, this one really gets around: “This sea lion has a history of adventurous travels, SeaWorld s[...]

January 7th, 2022 - 6:36 pm § in Law and Courts, Racism

Ahmaud Arbery’s vigilante killers get life in prison

Three white vigilantes who used their vehicles to chase down and box in black jogger Ahmaud Arbery before one killed him with shotgun blasts were sentenced to life in prison by a Georgia judge on Friday, January 7, 2022 (read story here). The gunman, Travis McMichael, 36, was sentenced to life witho[...]

January 7th, 2022 - 6:10 pm § in Politics

Notorious Capitol rioter now accused of fatal DUI crash

Emily Hernandez, 22, a Capitol rioter who gleefully brandished a sign stolen from Speaker Pelosi’s office (photo), now she faces serious criminal charges in her home state after a wrong-way crash on a Missouri interstate highway. The crash occurred around 7 p.m. Wednesday night, January 5, 202[...]