Former military contractor Leonard Francis, who defrauded the U.S. Navy of $35 million, was arrested this week in Venezuela while aiming to reach Russia, authorities said. The U.S. has an extradition agreement with Venezuela but does not recognize its government.
- Fox News
A 42-year-old convicted bomb maker serving life in prison for a deadly 2007 explosion outside a Las Vegas resort has escaped from a Nevada state prison.
SINGAPORE/HANOI (Reuters) -Vietnam is preparing new rules to limit which social media accounts can post news-related content, three people familiar with the matter said, as authorities tighten their control over news and information sources in the country. The rules, expected to be announced by the year-end and with details yet to be hammered out, would establish a legal basis for controlling news dissemination on platforms like Facebook and YouTube while placing a significant moderation burden on platform providers, two of the sources added. Vietnam's Ministry of Information and Communications and Ministry of Foreign Affairs did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Christopher Scarver, who killed Jeffrey Dahmer in prison, said in 2015 that he did it because Dahmer taunted inmates with food
In 2015, Christopher Scarver, the inmate who killed Jeffrey Dahmer, said he did it because Dahmer taunted inmates by shaping his food into body parts.
- The Advocate
Schneider, the top female and top trans contestant on the show, has married Genevieve Davis.
Two days after a junior high school teacher went missing in Texas last week, her husband found her car in New Orleans — with no sign of her in it. Mother-of-three Michelle Reynolds, 48, was reported missing from Alvin, Texas — a southern suburb of Houston — by her husband Michael Reynolds on Thursday, Sept. 22. She was last seen around noon on Thursday, the Brazoria County Sheriffs's Office reported. Michael Reynolds told Houston CBS affiliate KHOU, "She said that she was going to get something
- In The Know by Yahoo
Woman confronts man after he allegedly took ‘creepy’ photos of beachgoers in bikinis: ‘Delete them all right now’
A video of the woman's confrontation has been making the rounds on Reddit.
- In The Know by Yahoo
A teenager is being celebrated on TikTok for calling out her school's sexist policy during an assembly.
The Boston Police are turning to the public for help in locating the suspect of a sexual assault that occurred in a South Boston neighborhood last week.
- Miami Herald
After his first aerial tour of the destruction of one of the fiercest storms to hit Florida in history, Gov. Ron DeSantis declared that the barrier island of Sanibel had been “hit with really biblical storm surge,” but made no mention of the one confirmed death, and provided few details about the damage he had seen from the monster storm.
Theo Ferrara, a high school freshman, disappeared last Thursday afternoon, after he was seen walking away from his home in Freeport towards Brunswick
The destruction was likened to a large tornado having barreled through, with homes and buildings "completely gone.”
A video of late chef Anthony Bourdain from 2017 recently went viral on Twitter and sparked a heated debate about how Singapore treats its domestic workers. “What are maids?” Bourdain asks as he sits down with locals in Singapore for his food and travel show, “Parts Unknown.” “Actually, if you look at Singapore, a lot of women are in the workforce,” the woman tells the chef, referring to maids as “helpers.”
Police say one of the teens hit the man in the back of his head, knocking him to the ground. Then, they stole his truck and a gift he just bought for his wife.
Harvard grad who lost job offer due to TikTok video critical of 'All Lives Matter' glad to be off social media
Claira Janover, a 24-year-old Harvard graduate who previously lost her job offer and was doxxed by Trump supporters due to a TikTok video, said she has moved on with a life away from social media. Following the police killing of George Floyd and nationwide protests, Janover made a satirical video to address individuals who proclaimed “All Lives Matter,” a term created in response to the “Black Lives Matter” movement. “I’ma stab you, and while you’re struggling and bleeding out, I’ma show you my paper cut and say, ‘My cut matters, too,’” Janover said in the video.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have released body camera video of an officer-involved shooting at an east Charlotte apartment complex in December 2021.
The City of Boston has removed 23 light poles from city-area bridges after a 35-year-old woman was struck when of the installations toppled onto her on Tuesday.
New Malden had a lively North Korean community, but times are changing.
- Associated Press
Police said Wednesday that they are searching for five shooters who ambushed a group of teens outside a Philadelphia high school killing one 14-year-old and wounding four other teenagers after a football scrimmage. Nicholas Elizalde, of suburban Havertown, was killed in the ambush as he and the other teens walked away from an athletic field at Roxborough High School shortly after 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, authorities said. Philadelphia Police Captain Jason Smith said during a news conference Wednesday that police believe Elizalde was not the intended target of the shooters.
A 19-year-old Asian woman was physically assaulted in what police are investigating as a racially motivated attack in downtown Vancouver. The woman, a student, was walking near Dunsmuir and Cambie Streets at 9:50 a.m. on Tuesday when a man hit her on the back of her head with a pole, according to Vancouver police. “Although there were other people walking in the block at the time of assault, they couldn’t have prevented the attack because it was so sudden,” Constable Jason Doucette reportedly said on Wednesday.
- Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
Here’s what the jurors told defense attorneys after they returned the verdict.