Miami Herald: In bizarre baptism, infant found unresponsive in tub by mom who feared COVID, sources say

Miami Herald: In bizarre baptism, infant found unresponsive in tub by mom who feared COVID, sources say. “A Northwest Miami-Dade woman accused of stabbing her husband and teenage child also submerged her infant daughter in a bathtub during a bizarre baptism while screaming about Jesus and worrying that COVID-19 was coming to kill her family, according to multiple law enforcement sources.”

CNN: Twitter blocks Indian opposition accounts for revealing identity of child allegedly raped and murdered

CNN: Twitter blocks Indian opposition accounts for revealing identity of child allegedly raped and murdered. “The girl was a member of the Dalit community, the most oppressed group in India’s Hindu system of caste hierarchy. Four men have been arrested, though they have not yet been charged. The incident prompted a judicial inquiry and sparked days of protests from outraged villagers and activists who think Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has not done enough to address longstanding sexual assault problems.”

Wall Street Journal: At Schools Where Native American Children Died, New Hope for Answers

Wall Street Journal: At Schools Where Native American Children Died, New Hope for Answers. “Sifting through archived records, the volunteer group has compiled 67 names, but with little funding for more research, they have no way of knowing how many of the children are buried in Chilocco’s cemetery, which bears only a single marked grave. Theirs is one of numerous efforts by tribal historians and researchers over the past several years to uncover evidence of Native Americans who died at the boarding schools. Until now, these grass roots investigations have been stymied by limited resources and logistical hurdles. Now, those leading the projects are hoping a new federal investigation can shed light on a mystery that has haunted Indian Country for generations.”

Lawrence Journal-World: With map once lost for decades and survey equipment, project hopes to locate hundreds of unmarked graves in potter’s field

Lawrence Journal-World: With map once lost for decades and survey equipment, project hopes to locate hundreds of unmarked graves in potter’s field. “Pete Vinegar, Isaac King and George Robertson, all of whom were Black, were lynched by a mob at the Kansas River bridge near downtown Lawrence on June 10, 1882, and later buried in the potter’s field. The rediscovery of a map that had been lost for decades and modern surveying technology could soon help find the three men’s graves, as well as the unmarked graves of the roughly 400 other people also buried there.”

Boston Herald: FBI file on Boston serial killer James ‘Whitey’ Bulger declassified

Boston Herald: FBI file on Boston serial killer James ‘Whitey’ Bulger declassified. “Months before sadistic Southie mobster James “Whitey” Bulger was recruited by the FBI, he was hunted for loan sharking where he was wiretapped and beat an agency mole, newly declassified records imply. Bulger ‘slapped around’ that informant, records suggest, over ‘debts’ the agency ordered deliberately left unpaid to spark anger. It’s all part of a 300-page, heavily redacted FBI file on a crazed crook linked to 11 murders, but traced to 19 or more.”

AP: Case files on 1964 civil rights worker killings made public

AP: Case files on 1964 civil rights worker killings made public. “The 1964 killings of civil rights activists James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner in Neshoba County sparked national outrage and helped spur passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. They later became the subject of the movie ‘Mississippi Burning.’” While the files have been made public, they have not yet been digitized.

WRAL: Jeffrey MacDonald, convicted of murdering family at Fort Bragg, says COVID risk means he should get out of prison

WRAL: Jeffrey MacDonald, convicted of murdering family at Fort Bragg, says COVID risk means he should get out of prison. “Jeffrey MacDonald, the former Army captain who is serving three life sentences for the murders of his wife and two young children their home at Fort Bragg in 1970, is asking a federal judge free him due to his age and failing health.”

Washington Post: When U.S. blamed Saudi crown prince for role in Khashoggi killing, fake Twitter accounts went to war

Washington Post: When U.S. blamed Saudi crown prince for role in Khashoggi killing, fake Twitter accounts went to war. “Saudi-based Twitter accounts using fake profile pictures, repetitive wording and spammy tactics sought to undermine the conclusion by U.S. intelligence officials, made public Friday, that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ‘approved’ the operation that led to the killing of Washington Post contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018.”

ABC News: Rare soldier’s diary reveals secret massacre of Indigenous Tasmanians after almost 200 years

ABC News (Australia): Rare soldier’s diary reveals secret massacre of Indigenous Tasmanians after almost 200 years. “A soldier’s diary disintegrating in Ireland’s national library has revealed disturbing evidence of an undocumented massacre of Aboriginal people in Tasmania in the colony’s early years. The diary belonged to Private Robert McNally, posted to Van Diemen’s Land in the 1820s, and records in gritty detail colonial life and encounters with settlers and a notorious bushranger.”

CBC: Homicide victim found in burnt-out SUV ID’d as man behind spam-email empire who dodged $12.8M lawsuit

CBC: Homicide victim found in burnt-out SUV ID’d as man behind spam-email empire who dodged $12.8M lawsuit. “More than three years after his death, a man who was shot dead and found in a burnt-out SUV near Squamish, B.C., has been identified as a U.S. citizen known for spreading racist, neo-Nazi ideologies and for a massive spam email campaign that led to a $12.8-million US lawsuit. Police found Davis Wolfgang Hawke dead on the Cheekye Forest Road, off the Sea to Sky Highway east of Paradise Valley, around 9:30 a.m. on June 14, 2017. Officers had been called about a burnt, red 2000 GMC Yukon XL on the side of the road.”

The Verge: Facebook chose not to act on militia complaints before Kenosha shooting

The Verge: Facebook chose not to act on militia complaints before Kenosha shooting. “In the wake of an apparent double murder Tuesday night in Kenosha, Facebook has faced a wave of scrutiny over posts by a self-proclaimed militia group called Kenosha Guard, which issued a ‘call to arms’ to in advance of the protest. Facebook took down Kenosha Guard’s Facebook page Wednesday morning, identifying the posts as violating community standards. But while the accounts were ultimately removed, new evidence suggests the platform had ample warning about the account before the shooting brought the group to prominence.”

CNN: The video of my daughter’s murder is still on YouTube and Facebook. They should have to take it down

CNN: The video of my daughter’s murder is still on YouTube and Facebook. They should have to take it down. “My daughter Alison was murdered on live television on August 26, 2015. To this day, the video of her murder is still being hosted on YouTube and Facebook. Both platforms took down the original videos, but the videos were reposted by conspiracy theorists and other bad actors. Along with my advocacy for gun violence prevention, I’ve spent the last five years trying to get Facebook and Google, which owns YouTube, to take down the reposted videos.”