It's now been over two-and-a-half years since barriers were put up around Lee Circle on Monument Avenue where the Robert E. Lee statue once stood. Those barriers are still there and one former Richmond Police officer said it's time for the city to remove them.
A Mississippi state senator has come under fire on Twitter after posting a racist meme referencing the suspected Chinese spy balloon that breached U.S. airspace last week. Sen. Joel R. Carter, Jr., a Republican who represents the 49th District, shared an image of a weather balloon superimposed with the words “Weather Barroon” and “Totary NOT For Spying.” In the tweet, he wrote: “Biden Administration currently.”
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
12-year-old girl sues off-duty Kenosha officer, school district and city arguing her rights were violated when the officer knelt on her neck for more than 20 seconds
Jerrel Perez and his daughter are suing the Kenosha Unified School District, City of Kenosha and police officer Shawn Guetschow over "unreasonable" restraint.
An Etsy customer's refund request for a broken $200 plastic cup spiraled into a furious exchange that went viral on TikTok
Tarra Vooorhees offered to give Breanna Chaplin a refund straight away, but things escalated when TikTok got involved.
- CBS News
Armani Kelly, Montoya Givens and Dante Wicker went missing after a canceled show in Detroit in January, authorities said, and were found dead earlier this month.
Boston Mayor Michelle Wu on Tuesday will announce the members of its newly formed reparations task force, which aims to study racial inequality and its effects on generations of families.
- KTRK – Houston
In one of the robberies, a suspect allegedly shot a victim walking to his car at a commercial parking lot on St. Joseph Parkway. The second robbery took place earlier that night on Polk Street, HPD said.
- Miami Herald
The sheep were at first thought to be goats.
The Coast Guard rescued a mariner from 20-foot seas off the coast of Oregon Friday morning right before the 35-foot yacht capsized. Then things got extremely weird.
Four Massachusetts towns have been ranked among the top 15 safest communities in America, according to a new report.
- WSB Cox articles
Police say they spent hours surrounding the home they thought the 15-year-old suspect was in.
- Associated Press
A rancher who lives near Arizona's border with Mexico is being held on a charge of first-degree murder in last week’s fatal shooting of a man tentatively identified as a Mexican citizen. The Santa Cruz County Sheriff's office in Nogales, Arizona, confirmed Monday that George Alan Kelly, 73, was arrested last week in the killing. Authorities believe the victim was Gabriel Cuen-Butimea, 48, who lived just south of the border in Nogales, Mexico, because of a Mexican voter registration card he carried.
- Palm Beach Daily News
School officials said police arrested one person after a video of students from a K-8 school assaulting a young girl on a bus in Homestead went viral.
A father who has been reunited with his two missing children after nearly a year said his ex-wife, who is accused of kidnapping, kept them out of school.
Malayalis are famously passionate about their drink. Natives of the southern Indian state of Kerala, they are also known to emigrate to far corners of the world. A smooth blend of these two instincts of theirs is now giving the world a high.
“REVOLT Black News Weekly” addresses the issue of Tyre Nichols being beaten by Black cops and whether racism was a factor. Read below.
More people are questioning George Santos' claim that he rescued 2,400 animals and are accusing him of pocketing thousands of dollars meant for pets: NYT
The New York Times spoke to several people who worked with Santos to raise money for pets, some of whom say he kept money meant for the animals.
A video has drawn tens of thousands of views on social media with claims that it shows Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga receiving a warm welcome in Nigeria during a visit in early February. But the claim is false: the clip is old and shows Odinga arriving at a popular nightclub in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi.On February 2, 2023, this tweet shared a TikTok video of Odinga flanked by his security guards entering an establishment decorated with flags amid cheers from revellers who were recording
- Kansas City Star
Leonard Taylor spoke with a reporter by phone one day before he was scheduled to be executed for the killings of his girlfriend and her three children — which he says he did not commit.
- Sacramento Bee
The statue was a gift from a sister city in India.
- The Columbus Dispatch
Miller is among 20 people across the country who will sit in First Lady Jill Biden's viewing box for the president's speech Tuesday.