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Uber and Lyft Drivers Are Reportedly Tricking the App to ...

Local ABC Washington D.C. affiliate WJLA published a report in May indicating that rideshare drivers in the nation’s capital were manipulating the apps to prompt surge charging. Shortly thereafter, Uber claimed that the issue wasn’t widespread, and systems ...
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17-Year-Old Georgia Cheerleader Inexplicably Collapses and Dies During a Workout

Elyse Purefoy, 17, a cheerleading captain and member of the Arabia Mountain High School dance team, was running on the track behind her school when she collapsed out of nowhere, her father, Hank Purefoy, told a ...
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California Police Department Under Scrutiny After Video of Officers Holding ...

Authorities in Hawthorne, California, are facing backlash following social media videos of what critics said shows officers using excessive force against an unarmed Black man. The video, posted to Instagram last week, captures the moment ...
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A 4.2-magnitude earthquake was reported 20 miles outside Cleveland

Cleveland ROCKS, literally. The Ohio Department of Transportation released a video just an hour after a 4.2 magnitude earthquake hit Northeast Ohio. The earthquake was confirmed in Lake Erie about 2.5 miles north of Eastlake ...
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Sleeping with the lights or tv on has been linked ...

(New York Daily) Turn the lights out! Sleeping with a light on has been linked with weight gain in women, according to a new study. Published Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the ...
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Illinois Man Sentenced to 4 Years for Ordering 42 Pounds ...

 CNN reports that Thomas Franzen of the Chicagoland area pled guilty to possession of upwards of 5000 grams of cannabis and received the minimum sentence: 4 years in prison. In a statement from the Kane County State’s ...
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Alabama lawmakers pass bill requiring chemical castration for child sex ...

Alabama lawmakers have passed legislation that would require convicted child sex offenders to undergo “chemical castration treatment” before they are released from prison. The bill, HB 379, which passed unanimously in the state Senate last ...
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Louisiana Deputy Allegedly Forced a Mother to Perform ‘His Fantasy’ ...

St. Gabriel Police Chief Kevin Ambeau said the now-fired Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Shaderick Jones, 42, coerced Iyeseha Todd, 26, to perform oral sex on her infant son while he recorded it on Thursday afternoon. ...
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African Continental Free Trade Area Will Become the World’s Largest ...

Africa is on the move, with the nations of that continent joining forces to form a multitrillion-dollar trading bloc — the world’s largest free trade zone and hoping to elevate Africa’s position and bargaining power ...
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#GunsDownWaterGunsUp: Atlanta Movement’s ‘Fun’ Efforts to Address Gun Violence Gets ...

(Atlanta Black Star) A group of Atlanta organizers are raising awareness about the issue of gun violence and leaving a few police officers dripping wet in the process. Organizers with the #GunsDownWaterGunsUp movement held an ...
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GA Judge Grants $100K Bond to White Woman Who Chased, ...

The Georgia woman accused of chasing and gunning down a Black man after he allegedly fled the scene of a crash was granted bond Friday. Hannah Payne, 21, faces a murder charge in the death ...
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Last male Sumatran rhino in Malaysia dies, eliminating chance of ...

The last male Sumatran rhinoceros in Malaysia has died, eliminating the likelihood of saving the species in the country, according to animal conservationists. Less than 100 Sumatran rhinos are left in the world, according to the Borneo ...