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A 73-year-old New York grandmother outsmarted scammers who pretended to be her grandson and said he needed $8,000 to be bailed out of jail
"I told him I had the money in the house, and I figured, he's not going to fall for that. Well, he fell for that hook, line, and sinker," the woman said.
- The Daily Beast
Quintana Roo Defense DepartmentA shooting at a ritzy resort near Cancun left two Canadians dead and one other injured Friday, Mexican authorities said. The gunman remains at large. The shooting is the latest in a spate of horrific violence in the vacation hotspot.A man wielding a gun was caught on CCTV at the five-star Xcaret Hotel, located at popular Playa del Carmen, in a gray sweatsuit by the pool. Lucio Hernández Gutiérrez, the Public Secretary of Defense for the state of Quintana Roo, said
- Kansas City Star
“I do definitely think that this is going to undermine the trust that folks may have in this particular officer,” a police accountability expert said.
- KTVI - St. Louis
Authorities outside St. Louis say they’re investigating the 37-year-old woman. One parent who said some of the images reached her son called them “pretty disturbing — wow.
- The Root
The “Karen’s” just won’t go away.
George Gascón issued a written response after Union Pacific accused the LA County DA of not processing all the cases involving thieves targeting cargo containers.
Two Canadians died of gunshot wounds after an argument turned violent at a resort near Cancun on Mexico's Caribbean coast, authorities said on Friday. Both guests at the upscale resort on the Riviera Maya of Quintana Roo state had criminal records, said Mexican officials, citing information from the Canadian police. Mexican police are searching for another person thought to have fired the shots who had a "long" criminal record in Canada, said the attorney general's office in Quintana Roo, home to a stretch of white-sand beach resorts and lush jungles.
- Democrat and Chronicle
"This is posted publicly by someone who is supposed to be representing and serving your community ... Promoting such racist ideas is disgustingly supremacist, divisive and hostile."
- KHON Honolulu
Jon Tokuhara was found dead inside his Honolulu acupuncture practice last week. “He was … like an angel on earth, and we couldn’t believe that he was taken from us,” one friend said.
A Florida teenager is accused of tracking the movements of a man who regularly jogged past his home with the intention of killing him and keeping his corpse in his closet “to play with.” Logan Smith, 18, was arrested on Monday and charged with one count of attempted murder in connection with the failed strangling of the victim near Smith's Cocoa home, according to an arrest report from the Brevard County Sheriff's Office, obtained by Orlando outlet WOFL reports. One week before his arrest, Smith
- Chillicothe Gazette
Ross County food pantries have seen less clients in 2021 compared to 2020 because of increased government benefits.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/GettyWhen volunteers at Venue Church in Chattanooga, Tennessee, arrived at their pastor’s house last November, they were hoping to raise his spirits with a surprise visit. Instead they got a shock: Pastor Tavner Smith was alone with a female church employee—she in a towel, he in his boxers.The charismatic 41-year-old hurriedly explained that the two of them had been making chili and hot dogs and gotten food on their clothes, according to one
- The El Paso Times
Anyone with any information can call Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 915-566-8477 (TIPS) or leave a tip online at www.crimestoppersofelpaso.org.
- The State
The witness also told police that David Bennett Galloway III lied to a group of teenage girls about his age on the night of the assault.
Law enforcement seized 20 firearm, about 5,000 rounds of ammunition and numerous high-capacity magazines from a Ravenna Township home on Friday.
Jack Wright has accused Sienna Mae Gomez of sexual assault. The TikTok stars, both 18, previously featured in each other's videos.
- The Daily Record
The city's Black Lives Matter daily demonstration movement reached its 600th consecutive day on Friday, the week of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
'Just take it back, man': Missouri GOP lawmaker demands colleague apologize for ‘Chinese virus’ remark
A Missouri House representative has called on another Republican colleague to apologize for calling COVID-19 the “Chinese virus” in the past. Rep. Brian Seitz, who represents District 156, was presenting a bill that addresses public school lessons on gender, sexuality and race when Rep. Shamed Dogan, of District 98, brought up his use of the remark. “In the spirit of your bill, I’m wondering if you would be willing to apologize for your past remarks concerning the quote-unquote China virus,” Dogan asked Seitz during the House Elementary and Secondary Education Committee hearing on Wednesday.
- NBC News
A New York couple has been arrested and charged after launching a hateful rant caught on video against a family on a Long Island Rail Road train.
- The Daily Beast
Moab PoliceBrian Laundrie scrawled messages in a notebook admitting that he killed his girlfriend Gabby Petito, the FBI said in a statement Friday as they announced that their investigation into the couple’s deaths was now closed. The notebook was found alongside Laundrie’s remains in a wooded area in Florida in October, weeks after police say he killed Petito while they were traveling the country in a van.“The FBI’s primary focus throughout the investigation was to bring justice to Gabby and he