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    Regina Holmes

    Regina Holmes
    Managing Editor Regina Holmes edits content at Talk Media News drawing on her more than two decades of experience as a journalist. Regina has edited and reported for news dailies including the Miami Herald, Newsday and the Baltimore Examiner. She also launched an award-winning investigative news website that tackled police and political corruption in Baltimore. She has worked as a consultant for the World Bank and Baltimore County Public Schools. Regina has expertise in issues such as race relations, criminal justice, and police brutality. Regina has a bachelor’s degree in English from Vassar College and a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University.

    Darryl De Sousa admitted that he did not file tax returns for 2013, 2014 and 2015. In other years, he falsely claimed exemptions, allowances and deductions to reduce his federal and Maryland tax liabilities, according to the plea deal — including deductions for real estate and a business although he owned neither.

    Sgt. Ron Helus, 54, of the Ventura County Sheriff's Office had planned to retire in a year or so. The shooter was identified as a 28-year-old veteran who was a machine gunner in the Marines.

    Whispers (and shouts) of voter suppression flew again after several voting machines with no power cords — rendering them useless — were delivered to some polls in predominantly black neighborhoods. The NAACP filed a lawsuit on Tuesday afternoon to keep polls open late, and a court sided with the organization,

    About 700 Sears and Kmart stores remain open in the United States, compared to about 2,000 stores just five years ago.

    UPDATED 10 A.M. EDT THURSDAY WASHINGTON — Hurricane Michael was downgraded to a Category Two storm Wednesday evening after making landfall just shy of a Category...

    In 1987 Franklin became the first female performer to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In 2011 Rolling Stone magazine put her name as No. 1 on its list of the "Greatest Singers of All Time."

    Police officers arrived on the scene within 60 to 90 seconds and quickly entered the building. The quick and aggressive response was in stark contrast to that of the mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, where the standoff lasted almost three hours.

    Many people have voiced privacy concerns over facial recognition and facial detection technology. But advocates of such technology say the benefits to law enforcement agencies and the public at large outweigh any privacy concerns.

    Jackson was a steelworker and amateur guitarist in Gary, Ind., when he decided to form a singing group comprised of five of his sons in 1965. The Jackson 5 became one of Motown Records' most successful artists.

    Suicide rates in the nation increased 30 percent from 1999 to 2016, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.