Hundreds of students and teachers at a high school on Long Island staged a walkout against gun violence Wednesday.
- Shreveport Times | The Times
Casey LaCaze-Lachney posted a TikTok video after receiving a public indecency charge and the video quickly went viral gaining over 2.6 million views.
An Asian U.S. Navy veteran who lost consciousness after being sucker-punched in Los Angeles’ Koreatown on Tuesday will press charges if his assailant is caught, NextShark has learned. The 32-year-old victim, who asked to be identified as Leo, was playing on his phone while waiting for a bus near a Chipotle in Wilshire Boulevard and Vermont Avenue at around 1:45 p.m. when “this Black man with anger issues sucker-punched me,” he recalled in an Instagram post. Security footage seen by NextShark shows the moment the assailant struck Leo, who quickly hit the ground on his back.
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A month after a gunman walked unobstructed into a Texas elementary school and killed 21 people, grief has given way to anger as an investigation reveals that
- National Review
The San Francisco school board voted 4-3 Wednesday night to return Lowell High School to a merit-based admissions system, two years after it switched to a lottery system.
- The 74
This summer marks the third time in eight years that the U.S. Department of Education is overhauling its policy on how school districts should handle student discipline. And while the controversy surrounding the issue hasn’t changed, the pandemic offers up a troubling new context: Districts are reporting spikes in student misconduct, violent attacks on school […]
- Lexington Herald-Leader
Linda Blackford: Any small, positive steps Mitch McConnell takes, like on gun violence, pale in comparison to the hellish theocracy he has unleashed on this land.
A Philadelphia woman remains in critical condition after someone set her on fire in a brutal assault. Police responded to reports of rubbish fire on an East Tioga Street in the Kensington section of Philadelphia around 12:36 a.m. on Friday and found a 36-year-old woman who had been set on fire, according to a statement from Philadelphia police to Oxygen.com. Per WPVI-TV, the victim was identified as Alyssa Morales, who had suffered severe burns on more than 60 percent of her body. Medical staff
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A prosecutor has asked a federal judge to sentence Jerry Harris, a former star of the Netflix documentary series “Cheer,” to 15 years in prison for coercing teenage boys to send him obscene photos and videos of themselves and soliciting sex from minors at cheerleading competitions. Attorneys for Harris are seeking a sentence of six years. Assistant U.S. Attorney Kelly Guzman wrote in a sentencing memo late Wednesday that Harris used “his status as a competitive cheerleader, his social media persona, and eventually his celebrity and money, to persuade and entice his young victims to engage in sexually explicit conduct for him or with him.”
- The Fiscal Times
The U.S. Department of Education has agreed to forgive roughly $6 billion in student loans for about 200,000 students who say they were defrauded by mostly for-profit schools, many of which are no longer in operation. The agreement is part of a proposed settlement of the legal case Sweet v. Cardona, which began with seven students suing then-Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in 2019. The plaintiffs claimed that the Department of Education was ignoring or improperly rejecting their applications
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Luis G. Rendon/The Daily Beast/Getty/Google/FacebookPay Dirt is a weekly foray into the pigpen of political funding. Subscribe here to get it in your inbox every Thursday.The institution at the center of Rep. Lauren Boebert’s origin story now appears to face an uncertain future.Shooters Grill, the gun-themed Hooters parody restaurant that put Rifle, Colorado, on the map and elevated Boebert to local celebrity status, has run into some trouble with its new landlord—a marijua
- Business Insider
The funds will go toward healthcare, education and skill development to help build "an equitable future-ready India," industrial magnate Gautam Adani tweeted.
- Fresno Bee
It’s been eight years of investigating and prosecuting since the Hells Angels murder took place in Fresno.
- Miami Herald
A man looking for his lost rooster made a chilling discovery Tuesday evening, according to the West Palm Beach Police Department.
The man who reportedly harassed and attacked a Filipino family at a McDonald’s drive-thru in North Hollywood last month has been arrested and charged with hate crime enhancements. Nicholas Weber, 31, was arrested in Orange County at around 7:40 p.m. on June 16, Costa Mesa Police Department spokesperson Roxi Fyad said in a statement. Authorities reportedly received a call about a man “possibly passed out on the sidewalk” and later identified him as Weber.
The parents of a Bowling Green State University student who died in a hazing incident last year have filed a lawsuit against the school, saying his death "could have been prevented."
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
A parent accused Oconomowoc schools of teaching age-inappropriate material. The district threatened a defamation lawsuit.
The Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty has written a letter defending Alexandra Schweitzer's comments as protected speech.
Glenn Hirsch, the Queens man accused of fatally shooting food delivery worker Zhiwen Yan, has reportedly raised $500,000 to get himself out of jail as early as next week. An investigation revealed that the Great Wall patron had been involved in a series of disturbing encounters with the restaurant’s staff, which allegedly stemmed from a duck sauce dispute last November. At the time, Hirsch reportedly asked for more duck sauce after already taking an entire bin.
- Lexington Herald-Leader
Kentucky’s 2022 Teacher of the Year said he is leaving the K-12 classroom in part because of discrimination. Willie Carver Jr. has been a public school teacher for 17 years.
- Charlotte Observer
The investigation began with a 16-year-old’s thumb injury, officials said.