Nottingham residents without water for days; growing frustrated with response to water main break
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Can you count how many snakes are coiled around this pipe?
- Atlanta Black Star
‘Poses Real Problems’: Ex Minneapolis Cop Has Murder Conviction Reversed and Sentencing Reduced; New Precedence Draws Concern as Derek Chauvin Seeks to Appeal His Conviction
Minneapolis’ first cop to be convicted of murder may regain his freedom sooner than anticipated. In an unprecedented turn of events, a Minnesota judge re-sentenced […]
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TwitterHouston cops carrying out a welfare check on an apartment found a nightmare: three siblings abandoned and living with the skeletal remains of a fourth.“A very horrific situation out here, very tragic,” Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said at a Sunday press conference. “I’ve been in this business a long time and I had never heard of a scenario like this. It really caught me by surprise.”The surviving children were ages 15, 10, and 7, and they had been living in “deplorable conditions” fo
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
A North Texas resident and first responders are being honored for saving the life of a 2-year-old boy who fell into a pond.
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Sailor (what a name for a boat dog!) had a surprise visitor while her owner was diving off the Australian coast.
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A man in Florida’s largest city wrote to officials that the smell and flies were getting bad, after six weeks of waiting for his yard waste to be picked up. Other residents sent photos of overflowing bins, stacked plastic bags and littered lawns. At one point, the fed-up neighbors of Almira Street in Jacksonville threatened to rent a truck and dump their trash on the steps of City Hall. The disruption to America’s economy created by the coronavirus pandemic has led to mass c
- USA TODAY
EVs cost more to power than gasoline costs to fuel an internal combustion car with reasonable gas mileage, according to an Anderson Economic Group report.
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A 13-year-old girl was arrested after a violent brawl broke out at a high school on Staten Island Friday.
- Miami Herald
A 16-year-old Miami girl has admitted to taking possession of a stolen pistol that was later believed to have been used by her brother to murder Hollywood Police Officer Yandy Chirino, authorities said.
- Washington Examiner
KERRVILLE, Texas (AP) — A driver lost control during a Texas drag racing event on an airport runway and slammed into a crowd of spectators, killing two children and injuring eight other people, authorities said.
- Miami Herald
“To be blunt, wasting time changing your voicemail could be the last thing you do.”
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A 15-year-old boy reported the body of his 9-year-old brother was in the room next to his, the Harris County Sheriff's Office said. The child had been dead for a year, he told authorities.
A group of recyclers in the Philippines is trying to ease the country's worsening plastic waste crisis by turning bottles, single-use sachets and snack food wrappers that clog rivers and spoil beaches into building materials. The Plastic Flamingo, or "The Plaf", as they are commonly known, collect the waste, shred it and then mould it into posts and planks called "eco-lumber" that can be used for fencing, decking or even to make disaster-relief shelters. Having collected over 100 tonnes of plastic waste to date, the social enterprise is doing its bit to address a local problem that has global ramifications.
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The victim said he yelled at and kicked the bear after it charged toward him, according to authorities. Before retreating into vegetation, the bear bit the bicyclist just below his right knee.
- Idaho Statesman
The man fell to the ground and kicked the bear as it ran toward him, officials said.
Shelley's eagle owl had never been clearly photographed in the wild — until now.
- Miami Herald
A Connecticut pimp’s planned tour of major tourist and sporting events with two women and a 17-year-old girl ended with the first stop, January 2020 during Super Bowl Week in Miami. And he’ll be watching the next several Super Bowls from federal prison.
- Associated Press
A growing number of women migrants crossing the forbidding jungle of the Darien Gap between Colombia and Panama on their route north are reporting sexual assaults, grabbing the attention of Panamanian lawmakers. On Saturday, a 25-year-old Haitian woman told members of a Panamanian congressional committee visiting Darien province that she had been assaulted just days before as she navigated the lawless area with her husband and 8-month-old son. The family stepped from a boat that had carried them along a roiling river to Lajas Blancas from Bajo Chiquito, the first small population center many migrants encounter after crossing the mountainous border.
Rocks have fallen onto Highway 50 along Echo Summit blocking the roadway.