The lighted boat parade known as Venetian Night is returning to Chicago.
“I know God took care of her,” Ikey Hedaya said of his sister, 54-year-old Estelle Hedaya
As the search for remains in the collapsed apartment block ends, one victim remains unaccounted for.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
“When I saw the video and I saw him run after the car, it just made my heart feel like broken. But now that he’s here and he’s running around and he’s happy, I feel very happy and excited.”
- Associated Press
Firefighters on Friday declared the end of their search for bodies at the site of a collapsed Florida condo building, concluding a month of painstaking work removing layers of dangerous debris that were once piled several stories high. The June 24 collapse at the oceanside Champlain Towers South killed 97 people, with at least one more missing person yet to be identified. The site has been mostly swept flat and the rubble moved to a Miami warehouse.
- KTRK – Houston
Seventeen scrolls, manuscripts, and community records that were stolen from Jewish communities in Eastern Europe during WWII have been recovered, the Department of Justice announced Thursday. Why it matters: “The Scrolls and Manuscripts that were illegally confiscated during the Holocaust contain priceless historical information that belongs to the descendants of families that lived and flourished in Jewish communities before the Holocaust," acting U.S. Attorney Jacquelyn Kasulis said in a state
Anti-fascist teens fooled a Kansas school board candidate into exposing his racist and white nationalist posts
The local school board candidate told members of the Midwest Youth Liberation Front that was a Proud Boy leader, according to reports.
A woman shouted anti-gay slurs while being kicked off a flight for refusing to wear a mask, video shows
According to the Dallas Morning News and other outlets, a video went viral showing a woman being ejected from a plane while shouting homophobic slurs.
Video shows the site of the Surfside building collapse cleared of all debris as rescue crews conclude search efforts nearly a month after the tragedy
Miami-Dade county officials said police and forensic specialists will remain on site to identify human remains and recover personal belongings.
- Business Insider
'Nobody wants to work anymore': How a simple phrase became the oversimplified scapegoat for every problem plaguing the American labor market
Does "Nobody want to work anymore," or is there a national reckoning happening in the labor market? And where did that phrase even come from?
After a widow put her $1.5 million mansion on the market, a group of 'sovereign citizens' moved in, changed the locks, and tried to claim it as their own
At least two of the squatters have since been arrested, including a dentist and a convicted sex offender, The Baltimore Sun reported.
- Kansas City Star
“The sheriff cannot find any place to house the defendant,” court records said. “Court sets bond at $10,000 with GPS monitoring.”
Local officials are searching for Julia Christine Devlin, 55, after she disappeared last week
- Sooners Wire
Oklahoma skipping the Big 12 meeting was just writing on the wall.
- Washington Examiner
Group of NYC suspects seen beating 61-year-old woman with kitchen pot and stealing her walker: Video
The New York City Police Department is looking for suspects seen beating a 61-year-old woman with a kitchen pot before making off with several of her personal items, including her walker.
- Miami Herald
Alex Lasnik, a Cape Coral Floridian, apparently doesn’t like the current state of affairs in his state, and he isn’t shy about expressing his opinions.
- Associated Press
Three men charged in the fatal shooting of four people at a home in East Texas this week met up with one of the victims under the pretense of buying a gun from him but planned to steal it, authorities allege. Jesse Pawlowski, 20, Billy Phillips, 37, and Dylan Welch, 21, have been charged with capital murder in killings near New Summerfield, a small community about 125 miles (200 kilometers) southeast of Dallas. A Texas Ranger said in court filings that 18-year-old John Clinton thought he was selling a gun Monday night but was shot and killed in the driveway.
- The Daily Beast
REUTERSTOKYO—The Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, which are supposed to celebrate the world’s diversity and harmony, have been plagued with scandals—and COVID-19. They’ve come to symbolize xenophobia, discrimination, and cruelty—and Friday night, we can add homophobia and historical revisionism to the mix.It’s no surprise that Japan’s pacifist Emperor Naruhito and his wife, Masako, the empress, wanted to skip the Opening Ceremonies. The emperor stealthily voiced his concerns that the Games w
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