The Rosa Valdez Early Childhood Learning Center in west Tampa has served lower-income families who need affordable childcare for more than 100 years. Cathy Stone has served as the executive director since 2011 and said she's watched the center shape children. Unfortunately, she said she has also seen her students and staff put in danger as a result of the crime she said continues to spread across the streets of west Tampa.
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Modern tanks are seen as critical to Ukraine's offensive.
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Two children are dead and a baby was flown to a hospital with traumatic injuries after they were discovered inside a Duxbury home Tuesday night.
New details released about 46 arrested in prostitution sting, including Lewisville ISD coach, youth pastor
Dozens of local men – including some community leaders – were arrested recently at hotels in Frisco and Southlake as part of a multi-agency prostitution sting.
The gigantic Packard Auto Plant has been a 3,500,000-square-foot cancer in the heart of Detroit’s Eastside since the brand shuttered the facility in 1956 — two years before the brand would also disappear. After decades of neglect, the looming ruin is finally coming down.
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The Colorado baker who won a partial U.S. Supreme Court victory after refusing to make a gay couple’s wedding cake because of his Christian faith lost an appeal Thursday in his latest legal fight, involving his rejection of a request for a birthday cake celebrating a gender transition. The Colorado Court of Appeals ruled that that the cake Autumn Scardina requested from Jack Phillips and Masterpiece Cakeshop, which was to be pink with blue frosting, is not a form of speech. Relying on the findings of a Denver judge in a 2021 trial in the dispute, the appeals court said Phillips' shop initially agreed to make the cake but then refused after Scardina explained that she was going to use it to celebrate her transition from male to female.
When one thinks of Las Vegas and theft, the image that inevitably springs up is one that could come straight out of the Bourne franchise or "Casino Royale" -- one puts on a poker face and smooth-talks an evildoer into giving away information critical to recouping thousands of stolen dollars. As first reported by local news, a hot-air balloon used to take tourists on once-in-a-lifetime tours of the city and nearby Grand Canyon has gone missing only to be recovered in a vacant lot a few days later. How Does A Huge Hot-Air Balloon Go Missing?
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TikTokers are freaking out after discovering a ‘fancy’ Walmart in Arkansas: ‘This feels like a different universe’
A woman from Rogers, Ark. is going viral after showing off the "fancy" Walmart Marketplace in her town.
The Alabama airline worker who died last month after being sucked into a jet engine was warned repeatedly about the […] The post Airport worker who died after being pulled into plane engine honored as a loving mother appeared first on TheGrio.
The internet is going wild over a video of a 20-year-old Japanese woman snowboarding in a red, long-sleeved kimono
Millions of people watched Sumire Morino shred the slopes in a long-sleeved furisode kimono, which she wore to mark Coming of Age Day in Japan.
Chef Way of TikTok fame has left the Harris County District Attorney’s Office following criticism and mounting pressure over resurfaced […] The post TikTok-famous ‘Chef Way’ resigns from DA’s office over racist tweets about Black women appeared first on TheGrio.
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The mother of two children found dead inside a Duxbury home Tuesday night will be charged with murder "as soon as she is able," authorities said.
Authorities issued an arrest warrant for a Duxbury mother in connection with the deaths of her two young children who were found unconscious in their home on Tuesday night.
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Pauline Bauer, who owns a restaurant in Kane, McKean County, initially appeared in U.S. District Court in Erie. She claimed law did not apply to her.
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Brett Kavanaugh praises newcomer Ketanji Brown Jackson as a 'thoroughly prepared' justice who's 'off to a great start'
Kavanaugh, who sits next to Jackson on the bench, said she "hit the ground running" and fits in well with the group.
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The Austin Police Department arrested a 25-year-old man for murder following a shooting in East Austin. Longtime customers have come to his defense.
Police officers in Forest City, North Carolina, are warning people after razor blades were found in gas pump handles in multiple locations, the Forest City Police Department reported.
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The restaurant opened in 1976 in what once was the old Gulf View Inn. Guests for years have flocked there around sunset to watch the colorful show.
Deiondra Sanders was recently a guest on the Baller Alert Podcast and revealed why she supported her father’s decision to leave Jackson State as the head football coach.
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The State of Emergency will stay in effect until Feb. 9.
In the double murder trial of Alex Murdaugh, a South Carolina lawyer who is accused of killing his wife and youngest son, prosecutors and defense attorneys laid out their opening statements Wednesday.