Traditionally, Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers. Its history dates to the 1800s when the movement of rallying against unsafe and unfair working conditions was top of mind. This is still evident today as we saw last week when thousands of migrant workers marched over 300 miles in a peaceful demonstration to fight for fair labor practices. At the same time a new term, but not a new concept, is now top of mind. "Quiet quitting."
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Christopher Scarver, who killed Jeffrey Dahmer in prison, said in 2015 that he did it because Dahmer taunted inmates with food
In 2015, Christopher Scarver, the inmate who killed Jeffrey Dahmer, said he did it because Dahmer taunted inmates by shaping his food into body parts.
- Miami Herald
Sanibel Island was a perfect escape for many people from South Florida. A place to pick shells, see nature, have a good meal, kick back in the sand.
Highly sanctioned Russian oligarch with close ties to Putin indicted for sending flowers, arranging for child to be born in the U.S.
Billionaire aluminum tycoon Oleg Deripaska is also accused of financial subterfuge to obscure U.S. properties and sale of a California recording studio.
Two days after a junior high school teacher went missing in Texas last week, her husband found her car in New Orleans — with no sign of her in it. Mother-of-three Michelle Reynolds, 48, was reported missing from Alvin, Texas — a southern suburb of Houston — by her husband Michael Reynolds on Thursday, Sept. 22. She was last seen around noon on Thursday, the Brazoria County Sheriffs's Office reported. Michael Reynolds told Houston CBS affiliate KHOU, "She said that she was going to get something
- Idaho Statesman
The man was hiking on Mount Lemmon when he got lost, rescuers said.
- In The Know by Yahoo
Woman confronts man after he allegedly took ‘creepy’ photos of beachgoers in bikinis: ‘Delete them all right now’
A video of the woman's confrontation has been making the rounds on Reddit.
- Travel Noire
Seal In A Florida Street And Sharks Swimming Down Flooded Freeway? Here Is What Is Really Happening After Hurricane Ian
Be it a huge manatee or a seal in a Florida street, social media has been immersed with surreal sights.
Theo Ferrara, a high school freshman, disappeared last Thursday afternoon, after he was seen walking away from his home in Freeport towards Brunswick
Police say one of the teens hit the man in the back of his head, knocking him to the ground. Then, they stole his truck and a gift he just bought for his wife.
- The Metrowest Daily News
"I was afraid to answer the front door or get the mail. I was afraid to go for a walk," Natick resident Ina Steiner shared with the court.
- The Guardian
Mayor Libby Schaaf calls for gun restrictions after shooting at Rudsdale Newcome high school for recently immigrated students
Man Who Tried to Drain Pool During Hurricane Ian Is Among Deaths Confirmed as Toll Continues to Rise
A 72-year-old man who attempted to drain his pool in the middle of Hurricane Ian has died, along with a 38-year-old man who hydroplaned during the storm
The destruction was likened to a large tornado having barreled through, with homes and buildings "completely gone.”
- Miami Herald
After his first aerial tour of the destruction of one of the fiercest storms to hit Florida in history, Gov. Ron DeSantis declared that the barrier island of Sanibel had been “hit with really biblical storm surge,” but made no mention of the one confirmed death, and provided few details about the damage he had seen from the monster storm.
- NY Daily News
Brooklyn man caught on video stalking ex before shooting her dead in Union Square after she left IHOP night shift: Manhattan DA
Surveillance video captured every step of a Brooklyn man who cold-bloodedly shot dead his ex after she left her job at a Union Square restaurant, prosecutors said Thursday. Clarkson Wilson, 44, of Brownsville, pleaded not guilty to an indictment on murder and weapons possession charges in the slaying of Imani Armstrong near the IHOP restaurant at an arraignment hearing in Manhattan Supreme ...
A 19-year-old Asian woman was physically assaulted in what police are investigating as a racially motivated attack in downtown Vancouver. The woman, a student, was walking near Dunsmuir and Cambie Streets at 9:50 a.m. on Tuesday when a man hit her on the back of her head with a pole, according to Vancouver police. “Although there were other people walking in the block at the time of assault, they couldn’t have prevented the attack because it was so sudden,” Constable Jason Doucette reportedly said on Wednesday.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have released body camera video of an officer-involved shooting at an east Charlotte apartment complex in December 2021.
- Kansas City Star
The disappearance of the Diemel brothers, cattle ranchers from the Green Bay, Wisconsin area, was a mystery until human remains were found on a Missouri farm.
- Associated Press
A Tennessee kindergarten teacher who police said was kidnapped during a pre-dawn run and then killed earlier this month died from a gunshot wound to the head, an autopsy report released Thursday showed. Eliza Fletcher, 34, had a gunshot wound in the back of the head and also had blunt-force injuries to her right leg and jaw fractures, according to the autopsy completed by the West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center in Memphis. Fletcher was running on the University of Memphis campus when she was forced into a vehicle after a struggle about 4 a.m. Sept 2.
The City of Boston has removed 23 light poles from city-area bridges after a 35-year-old woman was struck when of the installations toppled onto her on Tuesday.