Articles by Blake Montgomery

Washington D.C. White nationalism Patriots Dec 05, 2021

White Supremacists Stage Bizarro Rally in Downtown D.C., Find Themselves Stranded
Blake Montgomery

WASHINGTON, D.C.—A group of white supremacists stormed through downtown Washington, D.C. on Saturday evening, bearing American flags and mildly menacing plastic shields while marching to the beat of a snare drum down the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. But after chanting aggressively about their plan . . .

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NFL Tampa Florida coronavirus Dec 02, 2021

NFL Suspends Buccaneers’ Star Antonio Brown for Lying About COVID Vaccination
Blake Montgomery

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Antonio Brown ate a slice of humble pie Thursday, served to him by his own former personal chef. The NFL found that the star wide receiver of the reigning Super Bowl champions “misrepresented” his COVID-19 vaccination status and suspended him without pay for three games. His te . . .

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Michigan mass shooting Dec 01, 2021

These Are the Victims of the Oxford High School Shooting
Blake Montgomery

Three teenage students were shot and killed at a Michigan high school Tuesday. The Oakland County Sheriff’s office identified the victims of the rampage at Oxford High School as Tate Myre, 17, Madisyn Baldwin, 17, and Hana St. Juliana, 14. Myre died in a sheriff deputy’s vehicle as the officer attem . . .

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Nashville Nov 14, 2021

Death of Rocker Chris Daughtry’s Stepdaughter Shrouded in Mystery
Blake Montgomery

The death of rocker Chris Daughtry’s 25-year-old stepdaughter was a mystery on Saturday, with her mother saying she had unspecified “injuries” and police continuing to investigate. I am absolutely devastated and heartbroken,” Chris Daughtry, who fronts the band Daughtry and starred on “American Idol . . .

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NBC MSNBC Brian Williams Nov 10, 2021

Brian Williams Is Leaving NBC After 28 Years, Saying It’s the ‘End of a Chapter’
Blake Montgomery

Longtime anchor and former fabulist Brian Williams is leaving NBC after 28 years with the network. “Following much reflection, and after 28 years with the company, I have decided to leave NBC upon the completion of my current contract in December,” Williams, 62, said in a statement. “This is the end . . .

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Texas Victim Nov 07, 2021

These Are the Travis Scott Astroworld Victims Who Died in Concert Crush
Blake Montgomery

The first victims of the eight who died Friday at Travis Scott’s Astroworld music festival in Houston were identified Saturday afternoon. On social media, Patino joked about advanced calculus equations and often praised his “Dayton Family.”Rudy Peña, a man from Laredo, Texas, also died in the traged . . .

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murder Iowa Nov 04, 2021

Teen Students Accused of Murdering School Spanish Teacher
Blake Montgomery

Two 16-year-old students in southeast Iowa murdered their school’s Spanish teacher Tuesday, authorities allege. Nohema Graber, 66, was reported missing Wednesday, and her body was discovered the same day in Chautauqua Park in Fairfield, Iowa. Willard Noble Chaiden Miller and Jeremy Everett Goodale h . . .

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Florida voting rights Ron DeSantis Oct 30, 2021

University of Florida Orders Professors to Stay Out of Voting Rights Case
Blake Montgomery

The University of Florida has ordered its professors not to take part in a case challenging voting rights restrictions, saying it would put them on a collision course with the state government. The suit seeks to overturn Florida’s new law restricting voting rights, similar to legislation in Georgia . . .

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Oklahoma Death Penalty Oct 29, 2021

Inmate Convulses and Vomits in First Oklahoma Execution in Six Years
Blake Montgomery

Oklahoma broke a six-year moratorium on executions Thursday in grisly fashion as the prisoner put to death convulsed and vomited as he died. Before the prison raised the curtain to allow viewers to see the execution chamber, he yelled, “Let’s go! Grant had been convicted of murdering a prison cafete . . .

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Hillary Clinton Huma Abedin Sexual assault Anthony Weiner Oct 26, 2021

Huma Abedin Says Senator Sexually Assaulted Her After D.C. Dinner
Blake Montgomery

Huma Abedin writes in her forthcoming book that a U.S. senator sexually assaulted her in her 20s, kissing her unprompted and forcing his tongue in her mouth as the two conversed in his apartment. Abedin withheld details of the senator’s identity, including his party affiliation, whether he is still . . .

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