Law enforcement has erected fences at People’s Park, where construction on a housing project for University of California students and other residents is set to begin. The park played a key role in civil rights and anti-war movements in the 1960s and 1970s.
The proposed language is meant to give park rangers a new tool to move the homeless and prevent fires from starting in encampments.
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Charges expected for Texas nurse in Los Angeles fiery crash that killed 6, including pregnant woman, baby
Charges to come Monday for Texas nurse accused of speeding Mercedes through red light in Los Angeles, causing fiery crash that left six, including baby and pregnant woman, dead.
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Who would defend Alex Jones, who made money by magnifying the pain and suffering of the parents of murdered children? Sen. Wendy Rogers would.
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Fox NewsFox News host Trey Gowdy tore into Infowars host Alex Jones over the weekend, describing the far-right conspiracy theorist as “abhorrent” for telling “lies for money” and waging “war” on the truth.Last week, a Texas jury ruled that Jones must pay a combined $49 million in compensatory and punitive damages to the parents of a child who was killed in the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Jones had repeatedly claimed to his listeners that the massacre, which left 20 school
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If you happened to be in Brighton Beach in south Brooklyn in the Eighties and Nineties, you couldn’t throw a stone without hitting an Eastern European gangster – although this was not an action to be recommended if you didn’t want your kneecaps turned into paperweights. The enclave known as “Little Odessa” was a hotbed of drug smuggling, money laundering and inter-mob brutality.
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Mario Anzuoni/ReutersAlec Baldwin and Rosanna Arquette are among a number of celebrities who have been slammed for sending thoughts and prayers to Anne Heche after the A-lister’s high-speed crash into a Mar Vista house while allegedly drunk.Baldwin took to Instagram on Saturday to send “my best wishes and all my love” to Heche, who is reportedly in stable condition in a hospital after suffering severe burns in the incident. According to a statement from the Los Angeles Fire Department, it took 5
Police believe a 16-year-old girl in Northern California who went missing at a party may have been abducted
Kiely Rodni, 16, was last seen at a party near a campground in Truckee, California, early Saturday morning.
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The craft store chain is expected to open a new location in the SLO Promenade.
- Macon Telegraph
The victim and his fiancee had just finished grocery shopping at the Harrison Road store when they were confronted by two gunmen.
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Armored car. vs. a pedestrian. It was a scary scene in New Port Richey, Florida, last week.
Chinese official sparks ridicule for tweeting Taiwan’s many Chinese restaurants show island has ‘always been a part of China’
On Sunday, senior Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying sparked online ridicule for her tweet suggesting that Taiwan’s many Chinese restaurants proved that the two were of one culture. Hua has been extremely vocal about U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) controversial visit to Taiwan last Tuesday, a trip that has been condemned by China as a violation of the communist country’s “One China” policy, which maintains Taiwan as an inalienable part of the mainland. “Baidu Maps show that there are 38 Shandong dumpling restaurants and 67 Shanxi noodle restaurants in Taipei,” Hua posted onto her Twitter account.
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HBOOne week after kicking disgraced U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on his way out the door, John Oliver returned to the Last Week Tonight desk on Sunday to weigh in on the defamation trial of unhinged conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, who was found liable for falsely claiming the Sandy Hook massacre was a “hoax” filled “with actors.”The jury awarded Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis, the parents of slain 6-year-old Jesse Lewis, $45.2 million in punitive damages and $4.1 million in compensatory dam
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The Boise Police Department said a report has been filed and officers are working with the Boise Fire Department on the investigation.
- Miami Herald
A Florida Keys couple who thought a snorkeler went too close to their waterfront home were arrested Sunday after beating the vacationing man with a fishing rod and pole, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.
A registered nurse was arrested for allegedly firing several gunshots into her neighbor’s apartment over piano noise in Arcadia, California. Pin Hsin Lin, who had been teaching piano lessons in her Sunset Boulevard apartment in Arcadia for nearly three years, was getting ready for a lesson when a bullet that was fired through her ceiling barely missed her. “Suddenly, there’s a straight bullet,” Lin told ABC 7.
New video shows a chaotic crash of a stolen rental car involving four teens. Traffic cameras captured police trying to stop the vehicle on 35-E in Little Canada. The car crashes into the median twice and four people come running out and across the busy highway. All four were arrested.
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"Grease" alum Eddie Deezen has reportedly been transferred to state care in Maryland after he was found mentally unfit to stand trial in a burglary case.
Clarence Thomas grew up speaking a language of the enslaved on the shores of Georgia. He'd become the most powerful Black man in America, using the powers of the Supreme Court to hold back his own people. Mitchell S. Jackson travels south to figure out what happened.