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- Fox News
Chicago museum fires all of it's mostly White female, financially well-off docents for lack of diversity
The Art Institute of Chicago fired all of its trained volunteers and guides last month, who were mostly older White women, in order to diversify its team.
- Business Insider
Walgreens cited shoplifting as rationale for closing 5 stores in San Francisco, but local officials, data, and experts cast doubt on that explanation
Police data obtained by the San Francisco Chronicle found the closing stores had on average less than two shoplifting reports per month since 2018.
- Washington Examiner
Video footage shows a maskless President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden walking through a Washington, D.C., restaurant, breaking the city's mask mandate for indoor venues.
- Associated Press
A woman was raped by a stranger on a commuter train in suburban Philadelphia in the presence of other riders who a police official said “should have done something." Superintendent Timothy Bernhardt of the Upper Darby Police Department said officers were called to the 69th Street terminal around 10 p.m. Wednesday after the assault on the westbound train on the Market-Frankford Line. An employee of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority who was in the vicinity as the train went past called police to report that “something wasn't right" with a woman aboard the train, Bernhardt said.
Former officer and NASA exec found guilty of murdering neighbor after years of disputes over loud music and dog poop
After Michael Hetle fired a seventh and final shot into Javon Prather's body, he turned to Prather's wife and asked, "You want it too?"
A Texas truck driver who lost control of his semi-trailer along a Colorado mountain highway in 2019, ramming into stopped traffic and killing four people in a fiery crash, was convicted late Friday of vehicular homicide and related charges. Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos, 25, was convicted by a Jefferson County, Colorado, jury of four counts of homicide and more than two dozen other charges, including vehicular assault, reckless driving and careless driving resulting in death. Prosecutors said during the trial that Aguilera-Mederos knew his brakes were failing as he descended Interstate 70, west of Denver, on April 15, 2019.
- KTRK – Houston
Authorities say the victim, who was driving, hit the shooter's car just moments before the teenage gunman reportedly opened fire.
- Car and Driver
As we learned at the Toyota Tundra launch, it's not just the tires. The driveshafts are a big problem—literally.
Canada woman Ruth Hamilton narrowly missed getting hit by a meteorite that crashed through her roof and landed between her pillows.
- The Daily Beast
Rolling Meadows Police DepartmentA 28-year-old woman in Illinois shot and killed a man earlier this week in bizarre love triangle dispute, according to authorities.The Chicago Sun-Times reported that Claudia Resendiz-Florez was staying with two pals—James Jones and his girlfriend—at their home in the city of Rolling Meadows when the incident unfolded on Thursday night.Prosecutors in Cook County said that the trio were having a drink together when Resendiz-Florez allegedly asked Jones for a kiss.
A California man who twice broke into his dad's former home was fatally shot by the new owners, authorities say
The intruder was shot and killed after he broke into the home for a second time hours after he was released from jail for the first break-in.
Video shows officer slamming a Black woman to the ground by her braids, which a witness said he tore out of her scalp
Shantel Arnold stands at 4'8", weighs 100 pounds, and has a missing eye from a car accident from years ago.
- The Conversation
How Sarah Baartman's hips went from a symbol of exploitation to a source of empowerment for Black women
Sarah Baartman was an international sensation of objectification. British LibraryIn “BLACK EFFECT,” a track from Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s 2018 collaborative album “EVERYTHING IS LOVE,” Beyoncé describes a quintessential Black female form: Stunt with your curls, your lips, Sarah Baartman hips Gotta hop into my jeans like I hop into my whip, yeah The celebration of Sarah Baartman’s features marks a departure from her historical image. Saartjie “Sarah” Baartman was an African woman who, in the early 180
- Idaho Statesman
The man had opened fire on the neighbor’s home with a shotgun and AR-15, police said.
A Tennessee judge created and used policies - and a non-existent law - to jail children, investigation finds
"I'm very harsh. I like to think I'm fair, but I'm tough," the judge, who touted her record as a disciplinarian, said in a 2015 interview.
- Business Insider
Honda revealed its concept for the world's first light aircraft capable of nonstop transcontinental travel across the US - meet HondaJet 2600
The HondaJet 2600 will be the world's first light aircraft capable of nonstop transcontinental travel across the US, revolutionizing long-haul private flying.
- Business Insider
A priest tried to give the last rites to the murdered British MP who was a devout Catholic, but he was denied access because it was a crime scene, police says
Sir David Amess was stabbed multiple times in a terrorist attack. The priest was denied access to preserve the crime scene's integrity, police told Insider.
A Black woman was missing for 12 days before she was found dead inside a parked police van in Alabama
Police said Christina Nance climbed into the van parked at police headquarters on September 25 and believe no foul play was involved in her death.
- The Telegraph
A farmer has been jailed after more than 200 animals were freed from vile conditions in what has been described as the “UK’s biggest rescue mission”.
- Country Living
Our editor picks for the best gifts for mom, grandma, daughter, and friends. Here are the best presents for 2021.