Police Officer Who 'Purposely Killed' Sam DuBose Due In Court Today

Also: Rio water too filthy for Olympians, RS sued over UVA rape story.

Officer Ray Tensing Is Facing The Death Penalty In The Case

The now-former University of Cincinnati police officer who was charged on Wednesday with murder in the killing of Samuel DuBose is due in court Thursday (July 30) for arraignment in the case. Officer Ray Tensing was indicted on charges of first-degree murder and voluntary manslaughter after prosecutor Ray Deters said the cop "purposely killed" the 43-year-old motorist for no discernible reason.

The indictment drew peaceful protests from the Black Lives Matter group outside the Hamilton County Courthouse on Wednesday night, hours after officials pre-emptively closed the University on Wednesday morning out of fears of unrest following the release of Tensing's disturbing body cam video of the incident. UPDATE: The judge in the case set a $1 million bond on Thursday morning.

Olympians Will Be Floating In Filthy Rio Water

Amid the varied issues facing officials in Rio as they rush to get ready for the 2016 Olympics are reports that the water that Olympians will swim and boat in next summer are lousy with human sewage and present a serious health risk for the athletes, according to ESPN. Tests of the water for viruses and bacteria have alarmed international experts and worried competitors training in Rio, some of whom have already gotten sick with fevers, vomiting and diarrhea. "This is by far the worst water quality we've ever seen in our sailing careers," said Austrian coach Ivan Bulaja. "I am quite sure if you swim in this water and it goes into your mouth or nose that quite a lot of bad things are coming inside your body."

Editor Quits, Rolling Stone Sued Over UVA Story

The fall-out from Rolling Stone's discredited 2014 fraternity gang rape investigation continued on Wednesday when three University of Virginia graduates who were members of the fraternity at the center of the story filed a defamation lawsuit against the magazine, its publisher and a journalist over the debunked report. The trio, one of whom lived in the room where the alleged rape took place, is seeking damages for defamation and infliction of emotional distress. In addition, RS's managing editor, Will Dana, will be leaving next month after 19 years at the publication, with a spokesperson saying "many factors go into a decision like this."

MH370 Debris Part of Missing Malaysian Airlines Flight?

After months of fruitless searching in the Indian Ocean, investigators revealed on Wednesday that they'd found debris off the coast of Reunion Island that represents a "significant development" in the search for missing Flight 370. The passenger plane with 239 people on board disappeared in March 2014 and so far no traces of it have been found. The wing section discovered on Wednesday is being looked at closely, as it appears to be similar to a Boeing 777 wing, which matches the style of plane that went missing.