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- NBC News
Mayfield candle factory destroyed by a killer Kentucky tornado, where workers said they were threatened with dismissal if they left their posts, closing
- Business Insider
A megachurch pastor in Oklahoma apologized for a demonstration during his sermon 'being too extreme and disgusting' when he rubbed spit on a churchgoer's face
Michael Todd, a pastor based in Tulsa, tried to make a point in the sermon, saying "receiving vision from God might get nasty."
Two residents at an assisted living facility in Sun City are dead after an apparent murder-suicide Sunday, authorities said.
Police are on a search in South Carolina for the person who tampered with an electronic road sign, changing its […] The post South Carolina road sign changed to display racist message, officials say appeared first on TheGrio.
An officer in Florida tried to deescalate a situation between a suspect and her colleague. That's when Sgt. Christopher Pullease grabbed her by the throat.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Bice: U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson blames LBJ and Great Society for high percentage of out-of-wedlock births
Ron Johnson — who has advised using mouthwash to fight COVID and labeled Social Security a Ponzi scheme — is has a new topic: out-of-wedlock births.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
“Without the (security) instruction we received, we would not have been prepared to act and flee when the situation presented itself,” Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker said.
New Database Reveals All the U.S. Congressmen Who Owned Slaves — Including Those Seen as Progressive
The Washington Post has chronicled 1,715 former members of Congress who were slave owners at some point in their lives
- ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
With St. Louis getting $790 million from the NFL over the re-relocation of the Rams to L.A., someone in San Diego has gotten an idea. As explained by Jeff McDonald of the San Diego Union-Tribune, there’s a movement in the former home of the Chargers to sue the NFL over the team’s departure. Former City [more]
- LA Times
Thieves pilfering railroad cars is a crime that harks back to the days of horseback-riding bandits, but is fueled by a host of modern realities including homeless encampments and e-commerce.
- Fox News
The FBI is being slammed for saying the Congregation Beth Israel hostage taker’s demands were “not specifically related to the Jewish community.”
- Associated Press
Crews made railroad repairs in Los Angeles Monday after a train derailed near the location where thieves have been raiding cargo containers, leaving the tracks littered with emptied boxes of packaged good sent by retailers. It wasn't immediately clear if the derailment that happened Saturday was caused by the debris left behind by thieves in the Lincoln Heights area near downtown Los Angeles. Union Pacific said the cause of the derailment was under investigation.
- The Fayetteville Observer
As reported, Cumberland County Sheriff Lt. Jeffrey Hash left his vehicle and shot Jason Walker. If those are the circumstances, it raises questions.
- The Repository
Pro Football Hall of Fame artifact is legacy of legendary coach and broadcaster
- Associated Press
A cold case team that combed through evidence for five years in a bid to unravel one of World War II's enduring mysteries has reached what it calls the “most likely scenario” of who betrayed Jewish teenage diarist Anne Frank and her family. “We have investigated over 30 suspects in 20 different scenarios, leaving one scenario we like to refer to as the most likely scenario,” said film maker Thijs Bayens, who had the idea to put together the cold case team, that was led by retired FBI agent Vincent Pankoke, to forensically examine the evidence.
- Miami Herald
The teacher is “currently on leave pending allegations,” the school says.
What did the Camaro do to deserve such abuse?
- Baltimore Sun
For 16-year-old boy’s family, questions remain and grief endures after Maryland trooper is cleared in his death
LEONARDTOWN, Md. — Just two seconds of the fatal encounter in Southern Maryland were captured on video. The clip shows 16-year-old Peyton Ham on his knees in his neighbor’s gravel driveway, bleeding from his right arm. Maryland State Police Trooper Joseph Azzari circles the teen with his gun drawn. The officer barks: “Put the knife down!” In the background, Peyton’s step-aunt and ...
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/WikiCommonsAbout a year and a half ago, I moved across the country to escape my Hasidic community.After years as an activist and abuse advocate, I was exhausted and defeated. I had finally admitted to myself that the Haredi (or “ulra-Orthodox”) Jewish community was by definition extreme and impossible to truly reform without changing the very core of its beliefs and societal structure.Which is why, when the story of Chaim Walder, the once-
Witness to Times Square subway killing says the woman pushed onto the tracks never saw the person who did it
Michelle Alyssa Go, 40, was waiting for a southbound train when she was shoved to her death, police said. The suspect was identified as Simon Martial.