The Case of Sandra Bland: Grand jurors in Texas decided not to indict anyone in connection with the death of Sandra Bland, a Chicago woman who was found hanged in her cell at a Texas County jail in July after she was arrested in a routine traffic stop, prompting questions about potential mistreatment by police. Grand jurors will meet next month to discuss other aspects of the case. Update: More here.
The Driver in the Las Vegas: More information has emerged about the woman who police say deliberately drove her car into a crowded sidewalk in the Las Vegas Strip Sunday night, killing one person and injuring dozens. Lakeisha Holloway, 24, “was stoic when police arrived, showed no resistance, and spoke coherently about what happened,” according to the Associated Press.
The Growing Crisis in Europe: The International Organization for Migration announced that the number of migrants and refugees arriving in Europe this year has topped 1 million. Most came from Syria, Africa, and South Asia.
The Effects of Terrorism in Nigeria: The United Nations Children’s Fund, or UNICEF, estimated that violence by Boko Haram, an Islamist militant group, has forced more than 1 million children out of school in the country.
The Charges Against Bowe Bergdahl: The U.S. Army sergeant is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, on charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy stemming from his disappearance in Afghanistan and capture by the Taliban in 2009. If convicted of the latter charge at a general court-martial, Bergdahl faces life in prison.