Top 5 Live-WURD Friday May 22 1. Grand Jury Indicts 6 Baltimore Officers In Freddie Gray’s Death A grand jury has returned indictments against all six Baltimore Police Department officers charged in connection with the death last month of Freddie Gray, the state’s attorney in Baltimore says. Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby said at a news conference that…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Friday April 24 1. Loretta Lynch makes history The highly politicized five-month battle to choose President Barack Obama’s next attorney general came to a close Thursday when the Senate finally voted to confirm Loretta Lynch. The 56-43 vote makes Lynch the first African-American female attorney general in U.S. history. But the delay of…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Thursday April 23 1. Senate Unanimously Passes Human Trafficking Bill After Long Delay The Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a stalled bill to fight human trafficking, freeing it to consider the nomination of Loretta E. Lynch to be the next attorney general. The trafficking vote moved the chamber past legislation that has been delayed…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Wednesday April 22 1. Senate deal on trafficking clears way for Loretta Lynch vote Republicans and Democrats in the Senate reached an agreement Tuesday on an anti-human-trafficking bill, clearing the way for a vote on President Barack Obama’s nomination of Loretta Lynch for attorney general. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky said he expected…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Friday March 20  1. The NAACP called on the Justice Department to investigate after the body of a missing man was likely found hanging in the Mississippi woods Thursday morning. Sheriff’s deputies and agents of the Mississippi Wildlife Fisheries and Parks Department discovered the body about 50 miles southeast of Jackson as…

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