People living at the Timber Ridge Apartments have been dealing with issues such as heavy trash overflow, rats, and a lack of usable utilities.
- USA TODAY
Frederick Woods, now 70, was 24 when he and two other men kidnapped 26 school children and their bus driver in Northern California and buried them.
- The Daily Beast
Tennessee Department of CorrectionA woman who shared a kiss with a prisoner during a visitation in Tennessee has been charged with murder after the inmate died shortly after their exchange.Rachel Dollard was taken into custody over the weekend by special agents from the Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) and the Dickson County Sheriff’s Department, the TDOC confirmed in a statement on Tuesday. She is accused of smuggling drugs into the Turney Center Industrial Complex.Dollard is facing ch
- KABC – Los Angeles
A bystander's video shows a man stepping out of a pickup truck after a crash in Van Nuys and calmly walking away from the scene.
- Chicago Tribune
R. Kelly’s former goddaughter breaks down at his federal trial in Chicago, telling jury he filmed them having sex while she was a minor
For the first time after two decades of swirling allegations, R. Kelly’s former goddaughter has taken the stand as a prosecution witness in a case against the disgraced singer. Dressed in a white blazer with her hair in long braids, the woman, now 37 and testifying at Kelly’s federal trial in Chicago under the pseudonym “Jane,” told the jury she had sexual contact with Kelly for the first time ...
Vanessa Bryant learned that the LA Sheriff's Department deleted graphic photos of the crash that killed Kobe and Gianna from an LA Times story, chief testifies
A former media relations captain testified that the sheriff's department never reached out to Vanessa Bryant or other victims' families about the photos.
- The Daily Beast
via GoFundMeIn the wake of the Highland Park Fourth of July parade mass shooting, the story of 8-year-old Cooper Roberts’ survival was embraced by many following updates on the boy’s recovery.And more than a month after the massacre, Roberts is long out of intensive care—but his family says he is now in “constant pain” and “hopeless, sad, and angry” at the realization he is paralyzed.In a sobering and gut-wrenching statement released Tuesday, the Roberts family said they want people to see the u
- Miami Herald
“Yesterday my world ended.”
- Associated Press
Unchecked development has hit this once laid back beach town on Mexico’s Caribbean coast so hard that developers are now eager — even desperate — to build condominiums and hotels in a shantytown. While police are trying to evict squatters so towering condos can be built next to wood and tarpaper shacks, residents are fighting back, saying they are tired of foreign investors excluding local people from their own coast. In the latest clash on July 27, police accompanying a backhoe fired tear gas and tried to knock down some squatters’ homes in the shadow of a new, balconied condo building.
One brother's body has been recovered, while the other remains missing, per multiple reports
Neighbors told KIRO 7 that people have changed their walking patterns to avoid the area.
Japanese hikers survive 10 days lost in the wilderness — immediately apologize for ‘causing trouble’ upon rescue
Two Japanese women who spent 10 days lost in the mountains immediately apologized to emergency responders for “causing trouble” after being rescued. The two unnamed hikers, a 61-year-old from Nagoya and a 69-year-old from Ichinomiya, were climbing the 1,895-meter-tall (approximately 6,217 feet) Mount Misen in central Japan, reported The Asahi Shumbun.
- BuzzFeed News
As San Francisco’s wealthy residents panic over property crime, some of the city’s less privileged can’t find ways to make ends meet.View Entire Post ›
FBI and LAPD officers gathered in Boyle Heights at a command center Thursday after conducting a series of search and arrest warrants throughout Los Angeles, taking in a number of suspects believed to be involved in an array of crimes.
- Associated Press
The man charged with stabbing Salman Rushdie on a lecture stage in western New York said in an interview that he was surprised to learn the accomplished author had survived the attack. Speaking to the New York Post from jail, Hadi Matar said he decided to see Rushdie at the Chautauqua Institution after he saw a tweet last winter about the writer's planned appearance. Matar, 24, said he considered late Iranian leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini “a great person” but wouldn't say whether he was following a fatwa, or edict, issued by Khomeini in Iran in 1989 that called for Rushdie’s death after the author published “The Satanic Verses.”
- CBS News
An investigator says authorities "are making very good progress with DNA inquiries" as they try to identify the children and bring anyone behind their deaths to justice.
- KGO – San Francisco
Surveillance video shows the group roaming through the bakery, demanding money and a safe. Two minutes was all it took for the thieves to get in and out- missing police by moments- as an officer was sitting in front of the bakery while the attack was happening in the back.
Two people were bitten by sharks on the same day earlier this week off the coast of Myrtle Beach, the local police department said.
More than 50 dogs and cats “living in filthy conditions” were rescued Wednesday from a property on State Road 121 in Lake Butler, the Union County Sheriff’s Office said.
- WJW - Cleveland
A couple was arrested and charged with public indecency after police say they engaged in a sexual act on the Giant Wheel ride at Cedar Point.
- Miami Herald
Pouring powder analyzed as alprazolam (brand name: Xanax) and zolpidem (brand name: Ambien) in a woman’s drink at a Boca Raton restaurant’s bar cost a Palm Beach County neurologist his medical license this week.