Christmas is getting a head start in Thomasville this week with the Salvation Army's annual angel tree now taking applications for families to receive Christmas gifts!
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- Washington Examiner
LONG BEACH, California — Crane operators who belong to a powerful union and earn up to $250,000 a year transferring containers from ships to trucks are worsening the supply chain crisis that threatens Christmas by goofing off on the job, frustrated truckers told the Washington Examiner.
- Southern Living
Watch the magic happen from the comfort and safety of your home.
- Good Housekeeping
Christmas falls on the same day every single year, yet somehow it always manages to appear out of nowhere. While you can always shove a few bills or gift cards in an envelope and call it a day, these last-minute Christmas gifts show that you put extra thought into whatever's wrapped beneath the tree. Between Amazon's holiday offerings with two-day shipping and today's incredible assortment of digital presents (subscription boxes and experiences, FTW), there are so many unique Christmas gifts that you can buy with only a few days — or hours — to spare.
Former officer and NASA exec found guilty of murdering neighbor after years of disputes over loud music and dog poop
After Michael Hetle fired a seventh and final shot into Javon Prather's body, he turned to Prather's wife and asked, "You want it too?"
- Associated Press
A woman was raped by a stranger on a commuter train in suburban Philadelphia in the presence of other riders who a police official said “should have done something." Superintendent Timothy Bernhardt of the Upper Darby Police Department said officers were called to the 69th Street terminal around 10 p.m. Wednesday after the assault on the westbound train on the Market-Frankford Line. An employee of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority who was in the vicinity as the train went past called police to report that “something wasn't right" with a woman aboard the train, Bernhardt said.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The radio voices of the Cowboys and Rangers are enraged over a Southlake Carroll ISD administrator’s suggestion that “opposing” views of Holocaust should be taught.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos via TwitterThe audience at a meeting last month of the Ankeny, Iowa, school board exploded over the prospect of the board reinstating a mask mandate, with parents shouting at board members who supported the mask rule.“We know where you live!” one parent yelled at the school board members. “We’re going to stalk you!”The scene, which ended with the board voting to reimpose the mask rule, looked like so many other school board meetings across the count
- KCRA - Sacramento Videos
A portion of the Capital City Freeway has been shut down in both directions in Sacramento County Friday morning as authorities respond to a person suffering from a mental health crisis. Officials with the California Highway Patrol’s North Sacramento division and Sacramento police are talking to the person, CHP said.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos Courtesy of Connie Chavis/ Cecil ArdWhen Connie Chavis and her 5-year-old daughter picked out clothes for kindergarten on a cold January morning back in 1998, they took great care to choose bright colors: lots of green, splashes of pink.The outfit was as peppy and upbeat as little Brittany Locklear herself.Neither of them could have guessed, as the kindergartener pulled on each leg of her green overalls, that within a few short hours those same over
On the 21st, a woman pulled a gun on servers at a Philadelphia fast food restaurant when they asked her to order online. On the 16th, several women from Texas pummeled a hostess at a New York City family-style restaurant. A few days prior to that a Connecticut mother was investigated for slapping an elementary school bus driver and that same week, a California woman was charged with felony assault for attacking a SouthWest airlines flight attendant and dislodging some of her teeth.
This is exactly what we don’t want to see!
- Atlanta Black Star
Louisville Settles Racial Discrimination Lawsuit with Couple After 2018 Traffic Stop on False Pretenses That Led to Elaborate Search, But Turned Up Nothing
A Louisville, Kentucky, couple has been granted a $75,000 settlement from the city after they accused the Louisville Metro Police Department of pulling them over […]
- Miami Herald
The only-in-Miami trial to fire Police Chief Art Acevedo is one for the books.
A New York Police Department (NYPD) officer caught in a deadly love triangle has been charged with murder after allegedly killing her ex-girlfriend’s new lover on Wednesday. What happened: Yvonne Wu, 31, who works at the 72nd Precinct in Sunset Park, allegedly broke into the Bensonhurst home of her ex-girlfriend, Jenny Li, before shooting her and her new lover, Jamie Liang. Li, 23, reportedly arrived home with Liang, 24, around 5 p.m. Wu, who was off-duty at the time, allegedly broke into the residence at 19th Avenue and 79th Street through an unlocked back door.
Believe it or not, this epic Halloween display is still a work in progress.
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- The Conversation
How Sarah Baartman's hips went from a symbol of exploitation to a source of empowerment for Black women
Sarah Baartman was an international sensation of objectification. British LibraryIn “BLACK EFFECT,” a track from Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s 2018 collaborative album “EVERYTHING IS LOVE,” Beyoncé describes a quintessential Black female form: Stunt with your curls, your lips, Sarah Baartman hips Gotta hop into my jeans like I hop into my whip, yeah The celebration of Sarah Baartman’s features marks a departure from her historical image. Saartjie “Sarah” Baartman was an African woman who, in the early 180
Dorinda Medley is a Halloween queen. The Real Housewives of New York City alum has hosted fabulous Halloween-themed dinner parties at her Berkshires estate, Blue Stone Manor. And, she's decked the manor's halls with the most spectacular, spooky decor. Of course, Dorinda's costumes are legendary too. Who could forget her classic Bubble Dress? (Peep the clip above.) And for Halloween 2021, the entertaining expert has picked out another superb getup. In an October 8 Instagram share, the Berkshires'
- KMGH - Denver Scripps
A Jefferson County jury on Friday found Rogel Aguilera-Mederos guilty of the most serious charges he faced, including vehicular homicide, for his actions in an April 2019 crash on Interstate 70 in which he crashed his semi-truck into stopped traffic in Lakewood, killing four people.
"As a child, you practiced hiding in your attic for when the rapist comes back, because you’ve always been sure he would come back. He said so."