On March 3 CBAN organized a solidarity protest at the Brazilian Embassy in Ottawa as part the Emergency International Day of Action to Stop GE Trees, one of protests on 4 continents. You can see the photos from some of these actions here: http://stopgetrees.org/report-backs-global-day-action-ge-trees/
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ROXBORO, N.C. –The mother of a 2-year-old Roxboro boy who was accused of extreme child abuse following her son’s death last summer, is now facing murder charges.
On Friday, officials in Person County released an autopsy report that stated the toddler – Donte Joseph Diven – had a significant amount of pain medication in his system when he died.
Investigators said the case began July 30, 2014 when Person County deputies responded to a call about a child in cardiac arrest.
“It did not sound right from the beginning. They actually took the child from the residence and met at a convenience store instead of waiting at the residence for the ambulance to arrive,” Person County Sheriff Dewey Jones told ABC11 in an interview last August.
Diven was taken to the hospital but never regained consciousness and died August 3.
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Sussex Co., Va. – A North Carolina man was arrested Wednesday following a road rage shooting on I-95.
The incident occurred Wednesday afternoon on I-95 northbound at the 32 mile marker in Sussex County.
Virginia State Police responded to calls reporting a shooting just after Noon. A 2006 Freightliner tractor trailer and a 2015 Subaru Outback were heading north on I-95 when the drivers of the two vehicles began engaging with one another.
The Subaru drove down the right shoulder, pulled up alongside the tractor trailer and the driver began shooting.
One of the rounds hit the tractor-trailer’s right rear tandem tire. The driver of the tractor-trailer called police to report the incident.
Troopers spotted the Subaru exiting I-95 at the Carson Scales (Exit 37). He was then stopped on Route 301 north.
The driver of the Subaru, 55-year-old Alton B. Parker of Fatyetteville, North Carolina, was charged with…
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