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Boulder shooting suspect Ahmad Alissa will appear in court today

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Accused Colorado shooter Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa will appear in court for the first time Thursday — three days after he went on a murderous rampage at a Boulder supermarket.

Alissa, 21, is charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder for each of the victims he allegedly gunned down on Monday at the King Soopers store.

He will appear before Judge Thomas Mulvahill for the virtual hearing at 10:15 a.m. Eastern Time.

During the procedural hearing, Alissa will be advised of his rights and the charges against him.

The next court date will also be scheduled.

The 10 victims of the Boulder King Soopers mass shooting. Top row from left; Rikki Olds, Neven Stanisic, Eric Talley, Lonna Bartkowiak and Teri Leiker. And bottom row from left; Lynn Murray, Kevin Mahoney, Suzanne Fountain, Jody Waters and Denny Stong.
The 10 victims of the Boulder King Soopers mass shooting. Top row from left; Rikki Olds, Neven Stanisic, Eric Talley, Lonna Bartkowiak and Teri Leiker. And bottom row from left; Lynn Murray, Kevin Mahoney, Suzanne Fountain, Jody Waters and Denny Stong.
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It’s unclear whether Alissa, who officials said was shot “through and through” his right thigh, will appear in person or by video.

A woman places flowers on the perimeter fence outside a King Soopers grocery store in Boulder, Colorado on March 24, 2021.
A woman places flowers on the perimeter fence outside a King Soopers grocery store in Boulder, Colorado on March 24, 2021.
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Since the slaughter, the suspect has been portrayed as a “loner” who lived in his parent’s basement in the Colorado suburb of Arvada — and once “blacked out” with rage while allegedly pummeling a high school classmate.

An FBI investigator collects evidence around the parking lot where the shooting occurred in a King Soopers grocery store Tuesday, March 23, 2021, in Boulder, Colorado.
An FBI investigator collects evidence around the parking lot where the shooting occurred in a King Soopers grocery store Tuesday, March 23, 2021, in Boulder, Colorado.
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The victims were identified earlier this week as Denny Stong, 20; Neven Stanisic, 23; Rikki Olds, 25; Tralona Bartkowiak, 49; Suzanne Fountain, 59; Teri Leiker, 51; Eric Talley, 51; Kevin Mahoney, 61; Lynn Murray, 62, and Jody Waters, 65.

Al Aliwi Alissa being taken into custody at the scene of the shooting.
Al Aliwi Alissa being taken into custody at the scene of the shooting.
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Alissa faces life without parole if convicted.

King Soopers employee Starr Samkus, 20, cries at the site of a mass shooting at the supermarket.
King Soopers employee Starr Samkus, 20, cries at the site of a mass shooting at the supermarket.
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Suspect arrested in fatal Brooklyn stabbing

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Police have apprehended a suspect in the fatal December stabbing of a Brooklyn man, cops said on Saturday.

The suspect, John Headley, 32, also of Brooklyn, was taken into custody Friday and charged with murder and weapons possession for the Dec. 12 knifing of Ken Baird, 37, police said.

Baird was stabbed multiple times in the chest following a dispute on Crown Street near Utica Avenue in Crown Heights at about 6:40 p.m., police said.

EMS transported Baird to King County Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, cops said.

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Man dies after jumping from Staten Island Ferry

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A 53-year-old man died Saturday after jumping from the Staten Island Ferry into the chilly waters of New York Harbor, police said.

NYPD Harbor launch officers pulled the man out of the water after responding to reports of a jumper near the Whitehall Ferry Terminal in Manhattan at around 2 p.m.

“He jumped off the ferry as it pulled away from the dock,” an NYPD spokesman told The Post. He jumped off the Ferryboat Andrew J. Barberi, police said.

The unidentified victim was removed to Pier 11 and transported to New York-Presbyterian Hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly after 3:10 p.m.

A newsstand worker said there were “about 50 or so emergency people” at Pier 11 following a valiant effort — which included CPR — to save the man’s life.

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An NYPD spokesman says the 53-year-old man “jumped off the ferry as it pulled away from the dock.”

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The 53-year-old man was transported to New York-Presbyterian Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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Kemp Lashes M.L.B. as Republicans Defend Georgia’s Voting Law

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Mr. Kemp, who is gearing up to run for re-election in 2022, has striven to re-enter the good graces of Republican voters after becoming a central political target of former President Donald J. Trump because of his refusal to help Mr. Trump overturn the state’s election results last year. A former secretary of state of Georgia who has his own record of decisions that made voting harder for the state’s residents, he is again a key G.O.P. voice leading the charge on the issue.

On Saturday, he repeatedly tried to paint the league’s decision as driven by Stacey Abrams, the voting rights advocate and former Democratic candidate for governor in Georgia who is seen as likely to challenge Mr. Kemp again next year.

Ms. Abrams, one of the most prominent critics of Georgia’s voting law, has pushed back on calls for sports leagues and corporations to boycott the state. She said on Friday that she was “disappointed” baseball officials had pulled the All-Star Game but that she was “proud of their stance on voting rights.”

In defending the law in Georgia, Mr. Kemp singled out two Democratically controlled states, New York and Delaware, and compared their voting regulations with the new law in Georgia. Those states do not offer as many options for early voting as Georgia does, but they have also not passed new laws instituting restrictions on voting.

“In New York, they have 10 days of early voting,” Mr. Kemp said (New York actually has nine). “In Georgia, we have a minimum of 17, with two additional Sundays that are optional in our state. In New York, you have to have an excuse to vote absentee. In Georgia, you can vote absentee for any reason.”

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