Talis Shelbourne

Talis Shelbourne is a Heavy contributor who lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and covers breaking news, politics, sports and several topics in between. In her career, Talis has covered Native American sovereignty issues and life as well as crime, immigration and social services.
  • Second Stimulus: Biden & Democrats Show Signs of Accepting Smaller Bill

    As negotiations drag on, some Democrats have begun expressing their doubts that holding out for a Biden administration will yield a better deal.

  • Indiana HS Teacher Todd Weaver Accused of Impregnating Student: Cops

  • Stimulus Checks 2: Which Will Likely Come First? A Stimulus or Vaccine?

  • Morgan Robinson: Army Vet Killed Herself After Multiple Sexual Assaults, Mom Says

  • COVID-19: New Projections Put Coronavirus Death Toll at 300,000 by 2021

  • Brandy Murrah, Who Falsified Parents’ Drug Tests, Sentenced

    Murrah is accused of causing several parents to lose their children after she falsified drug tests and paternity tests at an Alabama lab she owned.

  • Second Stimulus: Pelosi Expresses Urgency & Optimism on Renewed Talks

  • Could Stimulus Checks Be in the Bill to Avoid a Government Shutdown?

  • Quawan Bobby Charles Death: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Matthew Piercey, Accused Ponzi Schemer, Fails FBI Escape: 5 Fast Facts

  • Second Stimulus: McConnell Calls Dems’ Bill ‘Unserious’ As Talks Falter

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell claimed that the HEROES Act contained "huge tax cuts for rich people in blue states."

  • WATCH: Woman Tell Black Neighbors ‘You’re Acting Like Black People’

  • Second Stimulus: Biden Talks COVID-19 Relief & Taxes In a New Speech

  • Stimulus Checks 2: A Check Could Come Before 2021, But It’s Unlikely

  • Texas Teen Committed 1995 Redding Murder of Christine Munro, Police Say

  • Stimulus Checks 2: Doing These 5 Things Can Get Your Next Check Faster

  • Texas Man William Miller Accused in 2004 Fatal Beating of Rebekah Gould

  • Second Stimulus: Pelosi Calls for More Negotiations Amid COVID-19 Spike

  • Second Stimulus: Here’s A Recap of All the Plans Being Debated

  • 31-Year-Old Rape & Murder of Kansas Teen Fawn Marie Cox Solved: KCPD

    Fawn Cox was a well-liked 16-year-old high school student, whose death shocked her family.

  • Second Stimulus: Your Social Security Check Could Get an Extra $200

  • Louisiana Dr. Shane McKinney Charged in ‘Racially Motivated’ Attack on Black Woman: Cops

  • Former Ballet Dancer Ashley Christina Benefield Accused of Murder

  • Second Stimulus: What McConnell Taking Over Negotiations Could Mean

  • Stimulus Checks 2: Here’s How 2 Georgia Senate Races Could Change Things

    The runoff races represent Democrats' last opportunity to politically tie the senate, while Republicans must only win one of those races to maintain control of the senate.

  • Extra Unemployment, Student Loan Deferrals & More to End 12/31

  • Albanian Woman Pleads Guilty in Mother’s Day Killing of Emily Jones, 7

  • Alex Trebek Felt Like a Burden on His Wife During Cancer Battle

  • Second Stimulus: Here Are the 5 Issues Negotiators Are Arguing Over

  • WATCH: Biden Thanks the Country for Electing Him in a Twitter Video

    Both major metrics for presidential election results, Decision Desk HQ and the Associated Press, called the race for President-elect Joe Biden.