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Chengdu Uber driver arrested on suspicion of robbing, molesting female passenger

10 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

An Uber driver was arrested by police in Chengdu, Sichuan province after being accused of pulling a knife on a female passenger, robbing her and then molesting her. [ more › ]

5 Things To Know About Chinese Banks’ Half-Year Outlook

5 things to know about Chinese banks' half-year outlook, amid some of the lowest-ever profit levels.

A Carolina Hurricanes status update

Aside from dumping Alexander Smmin’s contract, the team has been inactive in the off season. Ticket sales are expected to be up this coming season, after falling for the past six years as the team struggled on the ice. And the Canes remain for sale, with the strange condition that existing owner Peter Karmanos wants […]

First Nighter: Sherie René Scott's "Whorl Inside a Loop," Ken Regan's "Sense of an Ending," Anna Ziegler's "A Delicate Ship"

Not too long ago and for reasons not entirely altruistic, Broadway and off-Broadway veteran Sherie René Scott (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Everyday Rapture) taught a 12-week prison course named--not by her--"Theatricalizing the Personal...Show More Summary

Earthquake: 3.3 quake strikes near Rio Dell, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Thursday evening seven miles from Rio Dell, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:07 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 13.7 miles.

Assault, looting among charges for Md. corrections employees still on the job

Maryland’s corrections secretary is changing hiring and firing processes in effort to clean up the department.

Assault, looting among charges for Md. corrections employees still on the job

Maryland’s corrections secretary is changing hiring and firing processes in effort to clean up the department.

A Member Of The Manson Family Has Been Granted Parole

Bruce Davis was convicted of two of the nine Mansion family murders, and has been in prison for over 40 years. [ more › ]

Come on in, Seattle, the Water's Fine!

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

No shit, Sherlock. Kelly O If you were scrolling through Slog yesterday, you may have noticed Christopher Frizzelle's alarmist caption, calling for swimmers to flee the liquid sapphire and slime of our glorious Lake Washington. This was not entirely accurate. Show More Summary

The Best Staycations In And Around Los Angeles

Instead of scrolling through your Facebook feed staring longingly at photos of your friends' vacations, you can feel like a tourist in your own town without having to go very far. [ more › ]

Live Nation agrees to cancel one Fairplex rave and scale back others

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis said Thursday that concert promoter Live Nation has agreed to cancel one upcoming rave at the county-owned Fairplex and to scale back another and implement extra safety precautions.

Clubs - Heaps Gay Presents Heaps Good

Fri 28 Aug Heaps Gay and Goodgod will join forces for a great cause (Oxfam's Oxjam) when they take over the whole club for an evening of dancefloor madness. Baby...

Wilton Dillon, who led Smithsonian seminars on humanities and sciences, dies at 92

He was known for an omnivorous cultural appetite, a gregarious self-confidence and ease at socializing with grandees and visitors such as Elizabeth Taylor.

At decrepit Baltimore jail, all that’s left are worn, empty cells

About 750 men were transferred to other city facilities in recent weeks after Gov. Hogan ordered jail closed.

Darryl Dawkins, NBA player dubbed ‘Chocolate Thunder’ for his dunks, dies at 58

He played for Philadelphia, New Jersey, Utah and Detroit during 14 seasons with the NBA.

At decrepit Baltimore jail, all that’s left are worn, empty cells

About 750 men were transferred to other city facilities in recent weeks after Gov. Hogan ordered jail closed.

Augusta Chiwy, ‘forgotten’ African nurse of Battle of the Bulge, dies at 94

She was knighted in 2011, decades after she risked her life to treat wounded and dying U.S. servicemen.

Chef Todd Richards To Open Krog Street Market Restaurant

'Richard's Southern Fried' coming soon to the Inman Park mixed-use development. The post Chef Todd Richards To Open Krog Street Market Restaurant appeared first on What Now Atlanta.

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