With the number of safety incidents growing by the day, rail experts tell the I-Team a federal takeover of the MBTA could be right around the corner. WBZ-TV's Cheryl Fiandaca reports.
- The Independent
Travis McMichael, 36, was sentenced to life in prison for Arbery’s murder along with his father and neighbour
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Election for Milwaukee County sheriff comes as agency faces significant challenges, a vote of no-confidence for leadership
Running for sheriff are Chief Deputy Denita Ball, Inspector Brian Barkow and Capt. Thomas Beal. The winner will succeed Earnell Lucas.
A teenage girl has gone viral after sharing on the social media website Reddit that she is evicting her family, including her pregnant stepsister.
- The Root
Another day, another Karen. A video has been circulating social media of a white woman calling the police to report a Black man for standing outside his house, according to The Seattle Times. Yes, just standing. The woman accused the man of being a burglar but insisted race had “nothing to do” with her choice to profile him.
- Fox News
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.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Who would defend Alex Jones, who made money by magnifying the pain and suffering of the parents of murdered children? Sen. Wendy Rogers would.
- The Daily Beast
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
- The Telegraph
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.
- The Daily Beast
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
- The Daily Beast
Frederick M. Brown/Daily Mail.com via APA traveling Texas nurse is facing multiple murder charges after running a red light and crashing into traffic while allegedly driving 90 mph in Windsor Hills, California.Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced on Monday that Nicole Linton has been charged with six counts of murder and five counts of gross vehicular manslaughter for the multi-car crash, which left six people dead and Linton facing a 90-year prison sentence if convicted
- San Luis Obispo Tribune
The craft store chain is expected to open a new location in the SLO Promenade.
- Travel Noire
With a vibrant nightlife, impressive gastronomy, rich culture and relaxed visa rules, Mexico City has been attracting an influx of digital nomads and tourists, mainly from the United States and Canada.
Surveillance video inside a vape shop in Las Vegas shows an owner defending himself with a knife from would-be robbers. On Aug. 3, Johnny Nguyen, 22, was captured on film stabbing one of three juveniles who tried to rob his store, the Smokestrom Smoke Shop in the neighborhood of West Sahara in Las Vegas. According to Nguyen, two masked individuals entered his shop while another stood by the door at around 3:25 p.m.on Aug. 3.
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.
- Miami Herald
Armored car. vs. a pedestrian. It was a scary scene in New Port Richey, Florida, last week.
- The Daily Beast
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
- Idaho Statesman
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.
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.
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.