The bishop of the Diocese of Manchester has been named in a civil lawsuit that alleges sexual abuse of a minor in the 1980s in Deer Park, New York.
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Schanda Handley was at home with her daughter and a neighbor when two men showed up at the door, dressed in what looked like blue uniforms from an appliance store. They had a carpet steamer and asked Handley if they could demonstrate it for her. When she said no, the men forced their way into her house at gunpoint, put a hood over her head and handcuffed her and her neighbor, she said. Then they pushed Handley into a van and drove off, leaving Handley’s 14-year-old daughter and the neighbor behi
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Chris Ardoin was the headliner for a Zydeco music festival that attracted thousands.
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TOKYO - Even before she lost in the third round of the Olympic tennis tournament in which she was a favorite to win, Naomi Osaka faced backlash in Japan. The criticism, long running and usually bubbling just under the surface in her birth nation, came to the fore again when she climbed an illuminated staircase to light the Olympic cauldron under the glare of the world's spotlight. The issue for many commenters on Yahoo, which serves as a popular forum for a vocal minority of the country's conser
Residents in Tulsa, Oklahoma are in an uproar over the city’s reburial of remains believed to be of more than […] The post Reburial of exhumed bodies from Tulsa massacre sparks protests appeared first on TheGrio.
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Survivors of heinous crimes deserve to have their day in court, but the bankruptcy proceedings essentially shut down future lawsuits against the BSA.
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"So now we pretty much 100% covered where he could've been, should've been or would likely show up," Pleasanton Police Lt. Chris Niederhaus said.
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It was one of the most gruesome mass killings in North Dakota history; four workers at a business who gathered early one morning for “coffee club” were slain in a matter of minutes. The ghastly 2019 scene that gripped Mandan, a community of 22,000 just outside the state capital of Bismarck, is set to be rehashed this week at the trial of Chad Isaak, a Navy veteran and chiropractor whose trailer home is managed by the business police say he “targeted.” Investigators say the evidence against Isaak is overwhelming, including clothing, handgun parts, a knife and used shell casings, surveillance footage, bank records, and Facebook and phone data.
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A Trump supporter was arrested after a church prayer group member sent texts to the FBI that showed him inside the Capitol Building on Jan. 6
Glenn Allen Brooks texted selfies of himself inside the Capitol to a church prayer chat group, according to a DOJ criminal complaint.
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Smoke, closed businesses and constant worry have changed life for those living with disaster on their doorstep A Cal Fire engine navigates along Hwy 70 near the burn zone of the Dixie fire on Thursday, 22 July, 2020 in Plumas County, California. Photograph: Peter DaSilva/UPI/REX/Shutterstock The Dixie fire was consuming vast swaths of land in the Sierra Nevada foothills, but in the nearby valley city of Chico, California, it was a typical summer day. The temperature had already climbed past 102F
Footage shows a 'frustrated' contractor using an excavator to wreck a new apartment complex over unpaid work
The contractor from Blumberg, Germany, caused $600,000 worth of damage because he claimed the building's developer owed him $5.8 million, reports say.
- The Telegraph
It is a measure of the brutal nature of politics that scarcely a month has passed since Matt Hancock’s resignation, yet he already has the air of a figure from history. The former Health Secretary risked everything to pursue an affair with his aide Gina Coladangelo, and four weeks after it was so humiliatingly exposed, the future of his relationship with her, as well as the future of his career, appears to be up in the air. Mr Hancock has not given up hope of rescuing his ministerial career, and
- Charlotte Observer
Officials say he was last seen behind a group of people who were tubing and kayaking.
A high-ranking New Mexico Democratic state lawmaker has resigned amid a federal investigation into possible fraud, racketeering, illegal kickbacks and money laundering.Driving the news: Sheryl Williams Stapleton stepped down Friday as New Mexico's House majority leader, and from her seat, after state and federal authorities served subpoenas on an Albuquerque school district where Stapleton is employed.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.Stapleton works as d
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A cruise passenger who assaulted two men during a drunken brawl at a buffet was sentenced to 21 months in jail
A financial advisor was sentenced to 21 months in jail after being found guilty of two counts of assault causing actual bodily harm during a cruise.
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"We have already caught staff with minors inappropriately," said a federal contractor on the audio of a May training session obtained by NBC News.
Misogynist 'incels' can't be ignored - they need mental health support before it's too late, says a criminologist
Tres Genco, 21, from Ohio, who planned a mass "slaughter" of women is the latest example of an incel intend on misogynistic violence.
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Despite being acquitted of double murder, time and popular culture have forever cast Lizzie Borden as one of America's most notorious killers. Did she do it or not? "48 Hours" re-examines the case.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The street name sounds racist, and its history is steeped in conflict between white settlers and Native Americans.
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Extremely low water levels have once again exposed a historic town that was flooded when the Folsom Dam went into place -- offering a glimpse into the region’s history at Folsom Lake State Recreation Area. Artifacts, foundations and rock walls from a town that stood before the Folsom Dam completed in 1956 are now visible. KCRA 3's Melanie Wingo reports.
- WLS – Chicago
Once-powerful former Chicago alderman Ed Vrdolyak has been sentenced for a tax evasion conviction, dating back to an alleged scheme in the 1990s.