Turnstyle on Wednesday, Sep. 7th
From WNYC in Manhattan: In Crown Heights, Residents Reflect On Shooting That Left A Mother Dead
Two men began firing at each other four blocks from the West Indian Day parade route. The firing spree left two officers wounded, one gunman in critical condition and the other gunman dead. A stray bullet also struck and killed Denise Gay, who was sitting on the stoop in front of her house with her daughter when the shootout occurred. Mayor Bloomberg said the tragic incident stemmed from the federal government’s failure to deal with illegal guns.
From WOSU in Columbus: Kasich Reduces Williams-Bolar Charges
Kelley Williams-Bolar, of Akron, served nine days in jail earlier this year for falsifying information on records that she used to send her daughters to a school outside the city.
From The Texas Tribune: Immigrations Shift Hasn’t Trickled Down to Border Patrol
When Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced in June it was urging prosecutors to use discretion when placing illegal immigrants in deportation proceedings, skeptics urged caution. We’ve heard this before, they claimed. People like Roxann Lara give them one more reason to say they were right.
From SDPB in Vermillion : Rapid City Woman Finds Way To Get Fresh Produce To The Poor And Homeless
Shirley Frederick says she’s finding that her effort doesn’t meet the need, but it’s a beginning, and she’s hoping to expand the program next year.