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Jada, a 16-year-old junior in Houston, claims she was drugged and raped at a high school party after accepting a drink from a friend… Read More

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Over the Fourth of July holiday weekend in Chicago, 82 people were shot in an 84-hour window, according to the Chicago Tribune… Read More

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