alleged over-use of the word “alleged”

14 April 2006, 09:03 CST

“Grand jury investigates slugger Barry Bonds for alleged perjury during steroids testimony”

If he is being investigated, doesn’t that imply the charges are alleged? Isn’t that what the grand jury is supposed to do, find out if there is any substance to the allegations? I’m all for innocent until proven guilty, we all know that. So please, for the love, stop allegedly using the word “alleged” as it relates to every single possible alleged criminal matter.

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