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No indictments in

Sandra Bland's death

A grand jury will not indict anyone in connection with the death of Sandra Bland, who was found hanged in a Texas jail cell in July.

Five months after her death drew national protests, one of special prosecutors for the case, Darrell Jordan, told the Washington Post that the grand jury decided not to indict anyone, including staff at the Waller County Jail, where Bland was held, in connection with her death.

The grand jury will reconvene in early January to "take up remaining issues," Jordan said. He declined to comment on what those issues might be because grand jury proceedings are secret. He also did not comment on what evidence led to Monday night's outcome.

Bland was arrested during a traffic stop July 10 that turned confrontational and was found dead three days later. Her death was classified as a suicide by the county coroner, but family members and protesters around the country disputed that conclusion, alleging that she should not have been arrested and had been the victim of racism.

- Washington Post

Clinton grandchild

could make an entry

There may be one more Clinton on the campaign trail next fall.

Chelsea Clinton, the only child of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, announced Monday that she is expecting her second child next summer.

"Charlotte is going to be a big sister! Feeling very blessed & grateful this holiday season," Chelsea Clinton wrote on Twitter.

Chelsea Clinton, 35, and her father have largely stayed off the campaign trail since Hillary Clinton launched her Democratic bid for the presidency in April.

Both have said they plan to intensify their public political roles after the New Year in an effort to boost Clinton's campaign just six weeks before the first round of primary voting.

The soon-to-be second-time grandparents tweeted out their congratulations Monday.

- AP


Honest busboy

gets a tidy premium

A struggling Colorado busboy who returned $3,000 in cash that he found on the floor is getting rewarded with a big tip.

As of Monday, people impressed with Johnny Duckworth's honesty have raised more than $3,800 through

He found the cash last Tuesday at Randy's Southside Diner in Grand Junction and handed it over to his boss, Randy Emmons.

The money was in an envelope behind a booth.

There was also a bank ATM slip inside, and the bank was able to return the money to its owner, who gave Duckworth a $300 tip. - AP