Following a school year with more book challenges than ever before, Investigative Reporter Katie LaGrone spoke with some of the state's most prolific book challengers and discovers while their challenges resulted in few permanent removals, their complaints are changing district policies.
Police vehicles surrounded demonstrators who were marching through Akron, Ohio, on July 4, after bodycam footage was released showing the fatal shooting of Jayland Walker.Walker, 25, was killed by police after fleeing during a traffic stop on June 27.The Akron Police Department released bodycam footage from the incident on July 3 during a press conference.This footage filmed by Jared Fitch shows a group of protesters chanting “no justice, no peace, f*** these racist ass police” while marching down North Howard Street in Akron. Credit: Jared Fitch via Storyful
The city of Akron, Ohio, was on-edge Monday after police released body camera video that depicted a deadly officer-involved shooting. Dozens of gunshots are heard.
Demonstrators took to the streets after police on Sunday released body camera video that showed eight officers shooting Jayland Walker as many as 60 times as he fled a traffic stop on June 27. Daytime protests on Sunday were peaceful, but despite pleas from the Walker family for calm, some demonstrators broke storefront windows and damaged property in central Akron, prompting police to disperse the crowd with tear gas. In response, Horrigan imposed a curfew from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. and canceled Fourth of July fireworks displays.
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China's Warren Buffett-backed BYD has dethroned Tesla as the world's largest electric vehicle maker, selling 77,000 more cars so far in 2022
Elon Musk's Tesla was hit by production issues in China amid a lockdown in Shanghai, which forced the company's Gigafactory to close for 22 days.
Former Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Denise Richards staged her own beachside photo shoot in some patriotic swimwear
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GoFundMeA married couple in their 30s whose toddler is now terrifyingly alone. A preschool teacher. A great-grandfather visiting from Mexico. A financial adviser who rode the train daily. These are some of the lives that were snuffed out by the gunman who opened fire on the Highland Park Fourth of July parade on Monday. A little over a day after the killing stopped, officials released the names of all but one fatal victim of the latest mass shooting nightmare in America. They identified the dece
Police are searching for two suspects they said were involved in an attack at a Days Inn hotel in Washington County.
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IKHAIL KLIMENTYEV/Sputnik/AFP via Getty ImagesRussian President Vladimir Putin’s key ally Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko has started hinting at what may be next in Russia’s war, and it doesn’t sound pretty.Lukashenko claimed this weekend that he thinks it’s time for Europe to face a “moral cleansing.”“The time has come for the forgetful Europe to give itself a moral cleansing,” Lukashenko said, without going into further detail about what that would entail, according to BelTA.Lukashenko
The mother of the suspect in Monday’s deadly mass shooting in Highland Park has been at the center of some police contact for hours on Tuesday, as well as with a SWAT team in the hours after the shooting.
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Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/GettyRussian forces took a key region in eastern Ukraine over the weekend, thanks in part to Moscow stepping up its coordination and war planning, according to a British intelligence assessment released on Tuesday.This change in Russian forces’ approach to fighting in Eastern Ukraine could be the early signs of a brand new—and worrying—phase in Russia’s devastating war in Ukraine.While Ukrainian officials first denied that they had lost Ly
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Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/Courtesy of Lilli MartiniThis story contains graphic imagesI’d been to the July 4 parade in Highland Park so many times. This time, I went with my cousin and her boyfriend, plus another 5-year-old cousin and her grandmother. We walked in the pets and children’s march that comes right before the main parade and then rushed to our seats in front of Walker Bros. pancake house to take it all in—like I had done almost every year of my life.The ambulances and poli
Highland Park mayor: People said they could tell by looking at mass shooting victims which were unlikely to survive based on 'unbelievable violence' they endured
Seven people have died as a result of the mass shooting that occurred in Highland Park, Illinois, on Monday. Dozens more are injured.
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Husband accidentally sends ‘butt naked’ photo of mom to entire family: ‘The most embarrassing moment of my life’
A mom revealed the most embarrassing moment of her life — and it's low-key hilarious.
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The one-time triple threat is turning into the king of cringe
Justice Clarence Thomas once opposed Highland Park's assault weapons ban, saying that the 'overwhelming majority' of those with the rifles use them lawfully
Thomas called the city's ban "highly suspect because it broadly prohibits common semiautomatic firearms used for lawful purposes."
Editorial use only Mandatory Credit: Photo by Ken McKay/ITV/Shutterstock (12994273d) Macy Gray ‘This Morning’ TV show, London, UK – 21 Jun 2022 On July 4, a day when selective freedom was celebrated in America, it was only fitting that Macy Gray chose to go on known bigot Piers Morgan’s show Uncensored and reveal herself as a transphobe on national television. After all, trans women in the U.S. are still fighting for their rights and for the freedom “Independence Day” claims all Americans are gr
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Fox NewsOn the heels of yet another mass shooting, Tucker Carlson identified what he believes to be one contributing factor in young men using firearms on innocent bystanders: women “lecturing” them about “their so-called privilege.”Carlson opened his Tuesday show discussing the shooting at a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois, allegedly by 21-year-old Robert “Bobby” Crimo. The Fox News host mentioned how authorities said Crimo had appeared on their radar twice before: in April 201
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DQ'd? From a pro-am? That appears to be the case for Jordan Spieth.
Bill Gates just won legal approval to buy 2,100 acres of North Dakota farmland worth $13.5M — and people are ‘livid’ about it all across the state
The tech billionaire keeps plowing millions into this asset class.
'Thor: Love and Thunder' director asked Natalie Portman if she wanted to be in his 'Star Wars' movie, forgetting that she starred in the prequel trilogy
In an interview with Rolling Stone, "Love and Thunder" director Taika Waititi admitted he forgot Portman was previously in "Star Wars."