For the first time since City of Richmond officials, families of inmates, and community advocates recently sounded the alarm about safety challenges at the Richmond City Jail, the group of state officials that oversees local jails has responded.
An Etsy customer's refund request for a broken $200 plastic cup spiraled into a furious exchange that went viral on TikTok
Tarra Vooorhees offered to give Breanna Chaplin a refund straight away, but things escalated from there when TikTok got involved.
- The Herald-Mail
Bijou, a Dalmatian puppy injured in a Washington County animal cruelty case, continues her recovery after having a severely damaged leg amputated.
- Fox News
Democrat-run tourist town sees 200% surge in break-ins amid violent crime spike: 'Wildly frustrating'
Asheville, North Carolina, has seen a 200% monthly increase in break-ins amid a violent crime spike that comes as its police department has been hemorrhaging officers.
- The Hill
"These stray pieces are expected to wash ashore in the North Carolina area," police warned in a news release Saturday afternoon.
"Arrogant", "discreet" - Lucy Williamson visits the apartment block where the brothers first settled.
- Miami Herald
It happened in a wooded area near the Alabama state line.
- ABC News
Two Missouri children were found inside a supermarket in Florida nearly a year after they were abducted, according to law enforcement officials. Brooke Gilley and Adrian Gilley were found on Wednesday at a Florida Winn-Dixie with their non-custodial mother, Kristi Nicole Gilley, the High Springs Police Department said on Thursday.
A skier fell 820 feet down a mountain during an avalanche. He was saved by 2 rescuers who built him a shelter to keep him warm overnight.
Two rescuers from the Southwest Alberta Regional Search and Rescue told the CBC the skier had fallen an estimated 820 feet during the avalanche.
A wave capsized a boat off the coast of Oregon as a crew tried to save a stranded mariner, who police said was a suspect in an incident in which a dead fish was left at a house used in the movie The Goonies.Video released by the US Coast Guard (USCG) shows a student rescuer in training jumping into choppy surf six miles west of the mouth of the Columbia River, it said.As the rescuer swims towards the boat, a giant wave crashes onto it, capsizing it and sending the boater tumbling into the water.The USCG said multiple units responded to a mayday call from a disabled 35-foot vessel Sandpiper, which was taking on water on Friday morning.The rescue swimmer, a student of the Advanced Helicopter Rescue School, was deployed to the water where twenty-foot waves and extremely high windspeeds were reported, the USCG said.The boater was rescued by the swimmer after the wave hit and both were hoisted to safety. The boater was taken to hospital with minor injuries.Astoria Police Department later said they had arrested the boater, who they named as 35-year-old Jericho Labonte.Police said Labonte had posted a video of himself on Facebook earlier that week placing a dead fish on the front porch of a house that featured in The Goonies. Labonte was wanted on charges of theft, endangering another person, unauthorized use of a vehicle, and criminal mischief. Credit: US Coast Guard via Storyful
- USA TODAY
She was described as a female Charles Manson and sentenced to 110 years in prison. But the man who prosecuted her no longer believes she's guilty.
- The Telegraph
David Carrick, a serving Metropolitan Police officer, used his “power and control” to carry out a “catalogue of violent and brutal” sex attacks, a court has been told.
- Fox News
Police arrest two 18-year-olds who reportedly threatened workers with fully automatic handgun over membership
Seattle police seized a modified handgun from two suspects who allegedly threatened to kill a worker at a business over being asked to leave for not having memberships.
- Fox News
Police in Bell Gardens, California, have arrested a teen girl suspected of stealing a one-month-old Maltipoo puppy during a violent robbery in broad daylight last week.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Jrue and Lauren Holiday team up with Kohler, Milwaukee Bucks Foundation to help repair and renovate three local shelters
Jrue and Lauren Holiday partnered with the Bucks Foundation and Kohler Co. to provide upgraded bathrooms for shelters in the Milwaukee area.
- Ames Tribune
Chinese faculty association at Iowa State celebrates first Lunar New Year event; more celebrations to come
There have been other celebrations on campus before of Lunar New Year, but not faculty-led ones, according to an organizer.
- Hilton Head Island Packet
The man was released Saturday from the Beaufort County Detention Center.
Bageshwar Dham Sarkar's supporters claim he has divine powers and can heal the sick.
- Sacramento Bee
The woman had serious burns over 30% of her body, police said.
- Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
“Now if you don’t have a gun, you are the minority,” said one business owner. “These kids have far too much access to guns.”
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