Juneteenth is a Federal Holiday commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans in the U.S. On today's MorningLine, we learn more about this important date and its history. Professor Tiffany Patterson joins us for this important discussion.
- The Daily Beast
Anderson County Sheriff's OfficeA 28-year-old Texas man accused of orchestrating the horrific smuggling operation that killed 53 migrants this week frantically texted the driver when the truck went off the radar and later admitted to a confidential informant he had no idea the air conditioning had failed in the sweltering big rig, the feds say.Christian Martinez, 28, was arrested Tuesday on a trafficking charge involving death that could result in life in prison or the death penalty after migran
The bar was hosting a drag show Thursday when about 10 people showed up to yell about “pedophiles” and harass bar operators and patrons.
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- LA Times
Lancaster, Palmdale, La Puente and Lynwood were forced to cancel or revise their shows after the state fire marshal raided a vendor's warehouse.
A 4-year-old Black girl became the poster child for a pro life anti-abortion group. Her mom had no idea until she saw the billboard.
Tricia Fraser was outraged when her child's photo appeared on an anti-abortion ad in 2011 without her consent. After Roe v. Wade's reversal, she's madder.
After returning to civilization in 2018, Japan’s "Naked Hermit" went back to the remote island he once called home for nearly three decades to give it a proper farewell. In a June 16 blog post, Cerezo provided insight into the life of the voluntary castaway after he was “rescued” from the island and returned to civilization in 2018.
- Associated Press
A Texas inmate who is set to be put to death in less than two weeks asked that his execution be delayed so he can donate a kidney. Ramiro Gonzales is scheduled to receive a lethal injection on July 13 for fatally shooting 18-year-old Bridget Townsend, a southwest Texas woman whose remains were found nearly two years after she vanished in 2001. In a letter sent Wednesday, Gonzales’ lawyers, Thea Posel and Raoul Schonemann, asked Republican Gov. Greg Abbott to grant a 30-day reprieve so the inmate can be considered a living donor “to someone who is in urgent need of a kidney transplant.”
The people seen in this surveillance footage from a San Jose convenience store are wanted for their alleged involvement in an incident in which one of the men fired a gun at the head of the store clerk who had stopped him from stealing a case of beer.
The Humane Animal Rescue of Pittsburgh provided a positive update on a dog who was abandoned and nearly starved in Crescent Township.
- Kansas City Star
The owner of the Michigan ice cream shop defended the controversial post.
The Chrisley Knows Best matriarch has noticed "people who have reached out ... people who haven't reached out" recently as she and husband Todd were tried and convicted for tax evasion and bank fraud
A woman in North Carolina who claimed her husband died by suicide is now being charged with his murder. Heather Hicks Auman, 37, was arrested Wednesday for the murder of her husband, Mishael James “MJ” Auman, 37, according to a statement from the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies responded to the couple’s Seagrove home on Saturday after receiving 911 calls reporting “an alleged self-inflicted gunshot wound.” Responders found Mishael Auman clinging to life at the Ridge Road address, acco
- The State
The region was praised for its job market, among other qualities.
- The Daily Beast
via YouTube/CBS NewsPolice have arrested a man for the killing of a young mom who was shot in the head while walking her 3-month-old baby in a stroller in New York City this week.A senior law enforcement official confirmed the arrest to The Daily Beast, identifying the suspect as the baby’s father. Police have not officially released the name of the man, who was apprehended by United States Marshals and the New York Police Department Fugitive Task Force.The arrest comes two days after the brutal
- Petoskey News Review
Don’t our kids, teachers and seniors deserve better from us than to be “sitting ducks” waiting for the next slaughter?
Nearly 150 new laws will go into effect in Florida on Friday.
- Miami Herald
A frightening scene played out on Thursday in Keaton Beach, off the Gulf Coast in northwestern Florida, after a young girl was attacked by a shark.
- LA Times
The fallout of Erika "Jayne" Girardi and Tom Girardi's divorce just cost the "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star a pair of $750,00 earrings.
- NBC News
The curious case of the Edwards family involves a dementia-stricken accountant and a police traffic stop that turned up garbage bags full of shredded documents.
- Fox News
Florida man stole R2-D2 worth $10K, posed as Disney cast member to show weaknesses in security, deputies say
A Florida man is accused of stealing an R2-D2 droid from a Walt Disney World hotel to point out security flaws to increase his chances of getting hired.