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Alabama K-9 who died after drug contact honored at memorial

A Tuesday, July 30, 2019 photo shows Alabama K-9 Jake, who died after coming into contact with a narcotic during a prison contraband search, was honored Tuesday with a 21-gun salute and commendation from Gov. Kay Ivey at the Staton Kennel Complex in Elmore. Pictured in the portrait is Jakes handler Sgt. Quinton Jones.


Baltimore-area district pushes back against Trump comments

A boy rides his bicycle on Monday, July 29. 2019 after volunteering to paint a mural outside the New Song Community Church in the Sandtown section of Baltimore. In the latest rhetorical shot at lawmakers of color, President Donald Trump over the weekend vilified Rep. Elijah Cummings majority-black Baltimore district as a “disgusting, rat and rodent-infested mess” where “no human being would want to live.”