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President Joe Biden embraces Gladys Sicknick, the mother of late Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, on Jan. 6, 2023, as she accepts a Presidential Citizens Medal on behalf of her late son during a ceremony to mark the second anniversary of the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol. Biden awarded Presidential Citizens Medals to police officers who defended the Capitol and state officials who resisted pressure to overturn the 2020 presidential election results. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Biden honors more than a dozen Americans for upholding democracy on Jan. 6

BY: - January 6, 2023

WASHINGTON — On the second anniversary of the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, President Joe Biden on Friday awarded citizen medals to 14 Americans who protected democracy and law enforcement officers who defended the Capitol. “Two years ago on Jan. 6 our democracy was attacked,” Biden said at the White House. “Our democracy held because […]

Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022, is election day for runoffs from the Nov. 8 election.(Antoinette

Dozens of mayoral seats up for grabs in Tuesday’s runoff elections

BY: - December 5, 2022

Thirty-four mayoral races will be decided in Tuesday’s runoff election. Seventeen include incumbents like Linda Newbury in Union County. The Felsenthal mayor is facing Theresa Howard after both candidates received 24 votes in the general election. More than 70 elections for mayoral, city council and school board positions are occurring in thirty-nine counties statewide.  There […]

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Crawford County residents say deputy in beating video attacked them

BY: - August 23, 2022

Two Crawford County residents on Tuesday shared details of beatings they say they received at the hands of a sheriff’s deputy who can be seen in a video taken Sunday morning of officers subduing a man at a Mulberry convenience store. During a live televised press conference, Teddy Wallace and Tammy Nelson of Rudy identified […]