Several people were injured and dozens of homes were destroyed in a fast-moving wildfire burning in the Northern California town of Weed in Siskiyou County ahead of Labor Day weekend, authorities said. Simultaneously, fire crews are having to battle a second wildfire that has also burned thousands of acres in the area. The first blaze to erupt on Friday, the Mill Fire, has destroyed or damaged at least 50 homes and forced several thousand people to be under mandatory evacuations, Cal Fire, the state's fire agency, said on Saturday.
- The Advocate
Schneider, the top female and top trans contestant on the show, has married Genevieve Davis.
- Cape Cod Times
A tour bus bringing senior citizens from Memphis, Tennessee, to Cape Cod was tailed by an Army National Guard officer, police said.
Two years after being doxxed by Trump supporters and having her job offer rescinded, this 24-year-old says she's 'completely averse' to be a 'a public figure on the internet again'
Claira Janover said she was doxxed after a TikTok of her making an analogy to argue against the "All Lives Matter" argument was taken out of context.
- Myrtle Beach Sun News
Hurricane Ian is predicted to bring heavy rain, flooding and high winds to South Carolina coasts later this week.
Florida is headed for a 'near worst-case scenario' with Hurricane Ian. Here's what a Category 5 storm could look like.
The Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council catastrophic plan lays out this worst-case scenario, predicting storm surge flooding, destruction, and death.
See the latest on which schools, businesses, organizations and events closed or been canceled due to Hurricane Ian in Sarasota and Manatee counties.
- Miami Herald
Video shows the suspect fumbled to explain his shotgun.
Harvard grad who lost job offer due to TikTok video critical of 'All Lives Matter' glad to be off social media
Claira Janover, a 24-year-old Harvard graduate who previously lost her job offer and was doxxed by Trump supporters due to a TikTok video, said she has moved on with a life away from social media. Following the police killing of George Floyd and nationwide protests, Janover made a satirical video to address individuals who proclaimed “All Lives Matter,” a term created in response to the “Black Lives Matter” movement.
A video of late chef Anthony Bourdain from 2017 recently went viral on Twitter and sparked a heated debate about how Singapore treats its domestic workers. “What are maids?” Bourdain asks as he sits down with locals in Singapore for his food and travel show, “Parts Unknown.” “Actually, if you look at Singapore, a lot of women are in the workforce,” the woman tells the chef, referring to maids as “helpers.”
- LA Times
KTLA rebuffed a request by a Southern California Latino journalists group to meet with station executives to discuss diversity.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/Getty/HandoutThe competitive cheerleading community was hit with another bombshell lawsuit on Tuesday, alleging that a Tennessee gym fostered an environment that allowed one of its celebrity coaches to sexually and emotionally abuse at least two teenage male athletes for years.Among them: a 15-year-old boy who told The Daily Beast that the coach sent him sexually explicit messages, photographs, and videos for months earlier this year when he was still 14. Wh
Sarasota and Manatee counties are now under a hurricane warning, as Hurricane Ian's sustained winds grow dramatically to 100 mph, with higher gusts.
- Miami Herald
At what could be ground zero for looming Hurricane Ian, the main avenue was desolate Tuesday afternoon. Some small boutiques had plywood boards over the windows. Only a few shop owners in this small Gulf Coast town were making final preparations in gray, drizzly weather.
- The Hill
Residents in parts of Tampa, Fla., received mandatory evacuation orders on Monday as Hurricane Ian barrels toward the state’s Gulf Coast, with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) warning more evacuations are likely to come. The evacuation order spans waterfront areas in Tampa and elsewhere in Hillsborough County, while officials also issued a voluntary evacuation order…
Ian strengthened into a major hurricane Tuesday as its track moved east into Central Florida.
- Savannah Morning News
Savannah City Council members Kesha Gibson-Carter and Kurtis Purtee traded vulgar insults following Sept. 8 council meeting.
- NBC News
UNC-Charlotte apologizes for handcuffing student whose Sikh article of faith was mistaken for a weapon
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte has apologized after a video was posted online showing a Sikh student who was handcuffed for carrying a kirpan, a
- Entertainment Weekly
"Daddy Issues" tackles cheese puns, cryptocurrency, and the interpersonal relationships of school dads.
- Miami Herald
The incident reportedly caused thousands of dollars’ worth of damage.
- WABC – NY
Police have arrested a man in a brutal assault inside a Queens subway station that was caught on surveillance video.