In this week’s update, read about Melvin Quinney’s exoneration from false accusations of sexual assault and murder, compensation for wrongful imprisonment, and the limitations of exonerees’ reintegration. Alongside that, I talk about updates on weather, car repairs, and the use of AI in blogging.
One of the most frustrating parts of any genealogical project is the inevitable brick walls researchers run into. Records disappear in a fire or other disaster. Names change through marriage, immigration, or misspellings. Sometimes people just disappear off the face of the earth. Place names change when towns are consolidated or die. Genealogists deal with
We’re wrapping up a month in Austin Texas, my father’s hometown.
We spent Thursday in Sherman, Texas.
It appears that ESU Detective Andrew McCormack is not the first officer to have trouble with the Surefire X300 weapon-mounted light. In October 2010, an unidentified Plano, TX sergeant negligently shot a suspected drug dealer as the officer attempted to turn on his Surefire X300, fatally wounding Michael Anthony Alcala, 25. According to this write-up