Assemblywoman Mia Bonta says the pandemic affected the city's response to stopping violence. Now, the state is hoping a first-of-its-kind division will help solve Oakland's crime wave.
- 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.
- 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.
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
- 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.
- Idaho Statesman
The man was hiking on Mount Lemmon when he got lost, rescuers said.
- The Montgomery Advertiser
Now on day four of a prison labor strike that has garnered national attention, incarcerated people are living on two cold meals a day.
- Portsmouth Herald
Robert "Bobby" Desmond disappeared from his home in Kennebunk, Maine, in the summer of 1964.
- The News-Press
Here is what News-Press reporters and editors are seeing in Lee County Thursday.
Theo Ferrara, a high school freshman, disappeared last Thursday afternoon, after he was seen walking away from his home in Freeport towards Brunswick
- 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.
Many have criticized 'non-evacuators' who haven't left their homes for Hurricane Ian — but some TikTokers say they can't afford to leave
Some Floridians were trapped at home during the hurricane because they didn't have the money to evacuate.
- In The Know by Yahoo
A teenager is being celebrated on TikTok for calling out her school's sexist policy during an assembly.
The destruction was likened to a large tornado having barreled through, with homes and buildings "completely gone.”
- 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.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have released body camera video of an officer-involved shooting at an east Charlotte apartment complex in December 2021.
- 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
- 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.
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.