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Teen Held on $2 Million Bond For Brutal Assault of Elderly Woman With Dementia



A quiet neighborhood in Humphreys County, Mississippi was shocked at a horrific crime that left an elderly woman scarred for life. A 15-year-old boy was held on $2 million bond for the alleged rape, beating, and stabbing of a 91-year-old woman with dementia.
The teen suspect will be tried as an adult and will face multiple charges including rape, burglary, breaking and entering, and attempted murder.
Victim ‘left for dead’ in a pool of her own blood

Law enforcement authorities identified the suspect as Tydarius Wade. The 15-year-old boy was accused of breaking into the house of the victim then brutally assaulting her. On August 11, the victim was discovered lying in a pool of her own blood in her ransacked home in Isola.

The unidentified 91-year-old woman was barely alive when the paramedics arrived. A later examination showed that the victim suffered from a brutal beating on top of the stab wounds that she sustained.
It was a miracle that the woman was immediately found by her caregiver and sent to the hospital to receive treatment.
According to WLBT, there appeared to a be a struggle in the home as the victim’s entertainment center was overturned. When the police arrived, the caregiver claimed that she found a bloody knife under the couch. The weapon will later tie Wade to the crime scene.
The knife was sent to the lab for DNA testing. Mississippi State Crime Lab discovered two DNAs on the knife, which belonged to Wade and his victim.
Furthermore, police also uncovered a bloody shirt in Wade’s possession. When tested, the blood was positive for the woman’s DNA.

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Suspect has been tied to a previous attack
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Shortly after the DNA tests came out, Wade was immediately arrested. According to Humphrey County Sheriff’s Investigator David James, they have been eyeing Wade for some time now because he was also a suspect in a previous crime that involved another elderly woman.
In the first incident, the teenager was accused of slapping the woman and setting her bathroom on fire. Wade and the first victim lived in the same block. According to Crime Online, the teen’s apartment was only “about 50 yards” away from the elderly woman’s home.
Wade’s attorney, Tanisha Gates, claimed that they are in disagreement with the hefty bond set for the minor.
“I do think that my client was given a disservice, and I think that disservice was the result of poor law enforcement work and investigation. We think it’s excessive,” she said, referring to the $2 million bond. “We have a long road ahead, but we’re going to travel that with grace and dignity.”

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California cops’ Memorial Day tribute busted by spelling police



Just throw in the “e” for effort.

A well-meaning salute to heroes by the San Jose Police Department was cited for bad spelling on Twitter, where the cops botched an operative word.

“Remembering and Honoring Our Heros,” reads a graphic celebrating Memorial Day.

Missing from the SJPD’s spelling of the word “heros” is the letter e.

Several commenters, all of whom should expect to get a ticket if pulled over for speeding in the Silicon Valley area, noted that a heros is a type of fish found in South America.

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Only 10 people who’ve gotten Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine have had severe allergic reactions – and more than 4 million doses have been given out



The odds of having a severe allergic reaction after receiving Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine are looking incredibly slim.

On Friday the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its first comprehensive trove of data detailing how many people have had confirmed allergic reactions after getting Moderna’s new shot.

Among more than 4 million doses of the vaccine that were administered nationwide from December 21 to January 10, just 10 people reported confirmed cases of anaphylaxis after vaccination, which is a severe allergic reaction requiring administration of epinephrine. That rate of anaphylaxis cases is 2.5 per million.

An additional 43 vaccine-takers had less severe nonanaphylactic allergic reactions, with symptoms including itching (especially in the mouth and throat), rashes, and “sensations of throat closure.”

There have been no reports of death so far, and patients have generally recovered well after these allergic reactions, though five of the 10 severe cases had to be admitted to intensive care first. ( Pfizer’s new COVID-19 vaccine , too, has been very rarely associated with severe allergic reactions .)

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10 women have had severe, allergic reactions to the Moderna vaccine
The first day of Moderna COVID-19 vaccinations in Broadbent Arena at the Kentucky State Fair and Exposition Center on January 4, 2021 in Louisville, Kentucky.
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All of the confirmed cases of anaphylaxis after administration of Moderna’s shot so far were in women, which isn’t a huge surprise when you consider that most of the non-elderly people who’ve been vaccinated so far are healthcare workers, an industry which is 76% female in the US.

In addition, according to CDC data, more than 2.4 million woman have gotten Moderna’s shot, compared with 1.4 million men (an additional 125,000-plus people who got Moderna shots didn’t record a sex.)

Most of the anaphylactic reactions happened within just minutes of vaccination. Only one of the ten cases took longer than 30 minutes to present, post-vaccination:

For these reasons, the CDC is recommending that all vaccine sites have doses of epinephrine on hand, and that people who get vaccinated should wait 30 minutes at the vaccine site before heading off, just in case something happens.

“It’s important that anybody who has had anaphylaxis talk to their vaccinator about that, and make sure that if they choose to be vaccinated, they wait the 30 minutes,” Dr. Thomas Clark, who’s been tracking allergic reactions after vaccination at the CDC, told reporters earlier this month .

Nine of the 10 patients who had severe, allergic reactions after Moderna’s shot had a history of allergies, and the most common allergies among them were to drugs (six patients). Just one patient with a severe reaction after vaccination had a food allergy.

“You know, many, many people with histories of allergies were vaccinated uneventfully,” Dr. Clark added.

People who do have an allergic reaction after their first shot of Moderna or Pfizer’s vaccine should not get their second dose, the CDC says.

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Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office: Woman charged with second-degree murder following shooting



PINEY FLATS, Tenn. (WJHL) – The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office has charged a woman with second-degree murder following a shooting investigation.

According to a release, Teresa Sherrill, 48, is charged for the death of John Sherrill, 71.

The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch received a 911 call Sunday just before 9:00 p.m. from 341 Warren Road in Piney Flats in “reference to a shooting.”

“The caller identified herself as Teresa Sherrill and stated that her boyfriend, John Sherrill, had attacked her,” the press release said. “Ms. Sherrill stated that she shot Mr. Sherrill.”

According to the press release, upon arrival, deputies discovered John Sherrill was dead.

The release stated the victim appeared to have both knife and gunshot wounds.

Sherill is being held in the Sullivan County Jail on a $10,000 bond.

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