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Alameda County attorney announced today that she will not file a murder charge against a second transit officer involved in the shooting death of a 22 year old black man in a train station in 2009. Saying they officer did not personally kill Oscar grant or aid or event. The officer who did Baxter Pringle reports. Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley met with grants family Monday to discuss her office's decision. Which came after a month long investigation into former officer Anthony Perrone and his involvement and grants death. Grant's family say Peron's aggressive conduct like penning grant to the Fruitvale Bart platform with his need to his neck escalated the situation. In a video statement, O'Malley said there wasn't enough evidence that Perot's actions contributed to Grant's shooting, although ponies conduct was aggressive. Utterly unprofessional and disgraceful. It did not rise to the mental state required for murder. Grant was killed at the Fruitvale Bart station on January 1st 2009. His family is since demanded murder charges against Peron. Former BART Transit officer Johannes Mehserle. Lee was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the shooting Death of Grant for baby of a news I'm Max Pringle. The only woman on the federal death row is scheduled to be executed tomorrow. If the execution goes ahead as the federal government plans Lisa Montgomery will be killed a Terra Haute, Indiana federal prison, Daniel Witty reports, Montgomery was convicted of strangling Bobbie Jo Stinnett to death in 2004 with a rope and cutting her unborn child from her womb. And claiming the infant as her own. Montgomery's lawyers appealed to the Trump administration to commute her sentence to life in prison. The administration has denied the request. Kelly Henry told CBS that Montgomery shouldn't be executed because she suffers from mental illness. Lisa Montgomery is thesaurus of person because she suffers from severe mental illness. Who is more appropriately punished with life imprisonment without parole. When you look at Lisa's history, you see Time after time after time where people could have intervened and gotten her the help she needed, and none of this would have ever happened. Montgomery's lawyers say she was sexually abused and traumatized as a child. Prosecutors say Montgomery deserves execution. Because of the crimes premeditated cruelty and because it would bring closure. Justin, it's family. Montgomery's execution will take place just over a week before death penalty opponent Joe Biden is inaugurated. Montgomery originally was scheduled to be put to death on December 8th. But the execution was temporary. Blocked after her attorneys contracted coronavirus while visiting her in prison for K P F a news I'm Daniel Witty. Ron kind. He is one of 173 people on death rows who, since 1973 have been exonerated of all charges related to the wrongful convictions that had condemned them to death. He's a conservative is part of the movement to abolish the death penalty. Eric Gladys reports on Tuesday. Wyoming nights will have a chance to hear firsthand how Ron kind he came close to being executed for a crime he didn't commit kind. He is one of four men convicted wrongfully of the kidnapping, rape and murder of a college student in New Mexico. In 1974 Kylie Taylor directs conservatives concerned about the death penalty's Wyoming chapter. She says it's important for people to hear kind, his experience as an innocent man living on death row in his own voice. As long as we have the death penalty has along the books. The risk of executing an innocent person will always exist, and I think that hearing wrong story will make that real for a lot of people. In July, Governor Mark Gordon said he considered a death penalty moratorium in part due to its price tag. Roughly $750,000 per year, even with no one on death row death penalty proponents have argued it's an important crime deterrent and provides justice and closure for Victimsfamilies to sign up for the zoom events set for 6 P.m. Tuesday visit Conservatives concerned daughter Warg Taylor says numerous studies have shown that the death penalty is not an effective deterrent. She says she can on Lee. Imagine the hurt and anger families feel but points to families working to end the death penalty, who have reported that the drawn out process did not produce a sense of justice or peace. And they have said, going through the trial and the appeal process and everything that it puts them through its continuous cycle of trauma. Tiny and co defendants were sentenced to death and we're only exonerated after an investigation by the Detroit News found false testimony in a key piece of evidence Kind. A self described lifelong conservative Republican is also expected to explain why he doesn't trust government with the authority to execute its own citizens for public news service. I'm Eric Gladys. Several gorillas at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park have tested positive for the coronavirus in what's believed to be the first known case is among such primates in the United States and possibly in the world. Parks Executive director Lisa Peterson told The Associated Press today that eight gorillas that lived together at the park I believe to have the virus and several have been coughing. It appears. The infection came from a member of the park's wildfire care team, who also tested positive for the virus but who has been a symptomatic and wore a mask at all times around the guerrillas. The park has been closed to the public since December. 6 as part of the state of California is locked down efforts to curb the Corona virus spreads. Better known Arians are closely monitoring the gorillas and they will remain in their habitat at the park north of San Diego. Peterson said that for now they're being given vitamins, fluid and food but no specific treatment for the virus. While other wildlife has contract ID the Corona virus from makes two tigers. This is the first known instance of the transmission to great apes, and it's unknown if they will have any serious reaction. Wildlife experts have expressed concern about the Corona virus infecting gorillas. As endangered species that share 98.4% of their didna with humans and are inherently social animals. The guerrillas infected at the San Diego Safari Park or Westbourne lowland gorillas. His population is declined by more than 60% over the last two decades.