On Monday, shortly after an emotional funeral for Freddie Gray--the 25-year-old man who died in police custody--portions of Baltimore erupted into chaos as rioters clashed with police, threw objects at passing lsw-enforcement vehicles and looted local businesses.
This year’s NFL draft, which kicks off Thursday, is supposed to be deep in pass rushers, but those ranks may be thinning at the top. Or, to put it another way, a pair of highly regarded defensive prospects may have weeded themselves out of the top 10, and possibly out of the first round altogether. […]
The Nevada State Athletic Commission is closely monitoring the ongoing hit-and-run investigation involving UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. It was announced on Monday afternoon by the Albuquerque Police Department that an arrest...Show More Summary
Missouri DE-OLB Shane Ray, a possible top-10 pick, was reportedly arrested for possession of marijuana Monday morning in his hometown of Kansas City. Here is the arrest report from the Missouri highway patrol. SCOOP: Shane Ray cited for possession of marijuana this morning in Cooper County, MO. Show More Summary
To Those Caring for Sick Children, As a parent of a child who was deeply cared for by a medical team for nearly seven months before he passed, I cannot describe the respect and admiration we, as parents, have for you who are in the medical field. You are heroes. Show More Summary
Date: July 28, 2014 Time: Around 2:00 am Location: Altamont Pass, Calif. After a series of unfortunate events, a big rig hauling thousands of pounds of tropical fruit collided with a truck, spilling the fruit all over the highway median and westbound lanes of I-580. Similar to many of you, I commute [...]
It can be of modest comfort to remember when a lover passes away that their memory lives on inside of you. Now thanks to a new product called 21 Grams, you can be a vessel to more than just their memory. Dutch designer Mark Sturkenboom’s “memory box” opens with an elegant key that doubles as a pendant necklace, […]
There's a party kicking off on the campus of Duke, as the program just managed to land superstar forward Brandon Ingram. Stephen Wiseman of The Durham Herald Sun reported the news on Monday and passed along a quote from Ingram: ESPN's...Show More Summary
Later this week another Fed meeting will pass with the policy rate still pinned to the zero bound. May will make the 77th consecutive month at ZIRP—–an outcome that would have been utterly unimaginable even a decade ago, and most especially not with the unemployment rate at 5.2% and after 23 quarters had elapsed since…
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is accused of fleeing the scene of a hit-and-run accident on Sunday (April 26, 2015) in Albuquerque, New Mexico (more on that here). In addition to finding documents...Show More Summary
After a decade of pushing, landlords hoping to change the law so they can pass water bills on to tenants have gotten a lucky break lately from the drought. Now that there are mandatory water restrictions for the whole...
Mike Phillips, one of the "Twin Towers" on Kentucky's 1978 national title team reportedly passed away Saturday.
(YouTube link) Mom and Dad don’t think much of their sons using their phones at the dinner table. Dad has his own way of stopping all that, without raising his voice. I remember having to put my foot down about devices used during a family dinner, when the kids were a bit younger. Show More Summary
If you’ve played Wii or GameCube games on the PC, chances are it was because of the Dolphin emulator. Rachel Bryk, one of the emulator’s most active contributors, has passed away. Since the news hit, the community has been sharing memories and mourning. Read more...
A Texas A&M University Galveston professor has failed his entire management class this semester for lacking "the competence and/or desire to do the quality work necessary to pass the course," Inside Higher Ed reports. TAMU management...Show More Summary
With the passing of World Malaria Day on Saturday, it's a good time to reflect on the spread of malaria and what can be done about it. The bad news? The damage caused by the disease is immense. The good news? We're fighting back, we're...Show More Summary
The recovery and rescue effort continued today as the death toll passed 4,000 and reportedly will climb higher from a devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake that hit near Kathmandu on April 25. Nepal’s worst earthquake in 80 years destroyed...Show More Summary
Adam Sandler's Ridiculous Six is getting more ridiculous with each passing day. Video obtained by Indian Country Today shows numerous Native actors on the set of the Netflix film (which Sandler co-wrote and is starring in) arguing with...Show More Summary
"Once Upon a Time" introduces the yin to Emma Swan's yang in the "Lily" episode, bringing back a childhood friend who had more than a passing connection to the princess. As the daughter of Maleficent, she houses Emma's darkness, but it seems like Emma is doing a pretty good job of bringing back...
Only six months have passed since 2610 Scott in Pacific Heights—the elegant Joseph Esherick-designed black-and-white cube that could pass for an inhabitable Josef Albers painting—changed hands for $11.75 million. That price was a full $2 million over asking, a...