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Sheriff: Fear of lawsuits is why Tennessee detective won't be fired over LGBTQ comments

Knox County deputy Grayson Fritts can take a voluntary buyout, Sheriff Tom Spangler says, because Spangler fears a lawsuit from the ACLU.        ...

Sheriff: Fear of lawsuits is why Tennessee detective won't be fired over LGBTQ comments

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Cracker Barrel turns away Grayson Fritts, detective who called for LGBTQ executions in Tennessee The Cracker Barrel restaurant chain says it has a zero-tolerance policy for "discriminatory treatment or harassment of any sort."        ...
19:00, 2019-06-19

Tennessee Pastor Who Is Also a Detective Calls for L.G.B.T. People to Be Executed The pastor said in a sermon that L.G.B.T. people were “freaks” and “worthy of death,” comments that have prompted prosecutors to review cases he has investigated....
05:34, 2019-06-16

Tennessee detective responds after backlash for hate-filled sermon The former Tennessee detective is facing backlash and review for recent comments calling for the execution of LGBTQ people.        ...
22:17, 2019-06-13

Tennessee detective, boyfriend arrested after violent incident, allegedly involving a hammer A Tennessee detective has been decommissioned after investigators said she and her boyfriend were arrested following a violent incident between the couple that allegedly involved a hammer....
04:00, 2019-07-18

Detective's sermon calling for LGBTQ executions far outside many Christian teachings, expert says Detective Grayson Fritts has defended his comments against the LGBTQ community. He is currently on leave and his pending cases are under review.        ...
19:34, 2019-06-14

Tennessee DA faces investigation after Islam, gay comments A Tennessee district attorney is under investigation after posting anti-Islamic social media comments and saying gay people shouldn't receive domestic violence protections....
02:51, 2019-06-11

Virginia Beach staffer fired for ‘threatening’ comments on mass shooting VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A Virginia Beach city employee has been fired and charged with disturbing the peace after supervisors say she threatened them during a meeting about the deadly mass shooting that erupted in a city building in May. It’s the second time since the killings that authorities h...
13:34, 2019-07-13

Government watchdog: Trump aide Conway should be fired for political comments A U.S. government watchdog agency on Thursday recommended Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, be fired for repeatedly violating U.S. law with political comments while serving in the White House....
00:51, 2019-06-14

Arsenal fear Lucas Torreira has sparked transfer scramble with comments on Gunners spell Arsenal fear Lucas Torreira may have sparked a scramble for his signature with Napoli joining AC Milan in monitoring the midfielder's situation in north London....
12:51, 2019-06-19

Pelosi's comments on Trump's 'racist' comments ruled out of order, after floor fight erupts Escalating tensions on Capitol Hill erupted into a contentious floor fight in the House of Representatives on Tuesday afternoon, as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke in favor of a proposed resolution condemning "racist" comments by President Trump -- even as Republican leaders stood steadfast behind ...
23:17, 2019-07-16

House authorizes lawsuits against Barr, McGahn The House Judiciary Committee chairman says his panel will move "as quickly as possible" to seek court enforcement of a subpoena against former White House Counsel Don McGahn. (June 11)        ...
03:17, 2019-06-12

J&J vows to defend itself in talc, opioid lawsuits Johnson & Johnson vowed to defend itself against lawsuits alleging the company fueled the opioid crisis and that its namesake talc-based baby powder caused ovarian cancer and mesothelioma....
19:51, 2019-07-16

Pima County settled two separate lawsuits TUCSON – Pima County settled two separate lawsuits last week regarding school funding and South Tucson. One of the lawsuits was regarding attempts to transfer a portion of state education funding responsibility onto taxpayers and the other was dealing with a South Tucson property tax improperl...
06:00, 2019-07-09

Lawsuits say Cento isn’t canning real San Marzano tomatoes WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. (AP) — The largest U.S. seller of San Marzano tomatoes, known to food lovers as the best tomatoes to make pasta sauce, has been hit with two federal lawsuits claiming what’s inside the can isn’t the real thing. New Jersey-based Cento Fine Foods called the claims ̶...
00:51, 2019-05-25

Texas set to extend limit on child sex abuse lawsuits AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue their abusers and institutions in civil court is heading to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott. The bill approved unanimously Friday by the state House comes after former Olympic and U.S. national team gymnasts ur...
02:00, 2019-05-25

US briefing: Trump's UK visit, Tiananmen at 30 and Purdue lawsuits Tuesday’s top story: Thousands plan to protest president’s state visit in London on Tuesday. Plus, why Bay Area gun homicides dropped so dramaticallySubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
15:51, 2019-06-04

In opioid lawsuits, 1 state opts to stay on the sidelines LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The nation’s opioid addiction crisis has prompted every state except one to pursue legal action against drugmakers, distributors or pharmaceutical companies. The attorney general in Nebraska has been active in combatting opioid addiction, but so far has remained on the sid...
15:51, 2019-06-12

The Latest: House authorizes lawsuits against Barr, McGahn WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and special counsel Robert Mueller’s report (all times local): 4:30 p.m. The House has approved a resolution that will make it easier to file lawsuits against the Trump administration when officials defy subpoenas. The legislation passed 229-191, along ...
22:51, 2019-06-11

Migrant facilities face civil lawsuits over conditions TUCSON- A new bill that would approve billions of dollars in emergency aid for migrants is on its way to President Trump’s desk. As many people on Capitol Hill work to address the humanitarian crisis, U.S. Customs and Border Protection is working to keep up with the rush of migrants coming in....
07:01, 2019-07-01

Supreme Court gives Merck another shot to avoid Fosamax lawsuits The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave Merck & Co a new opportunity to avoid lawsuits accusing the company of failing to properly warn patients of debilitating thigh-bone fractures from taking its osteoporosis drug Fosamax, throwing out a lower court decision that had revived the litigation....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Purdue Pharma: Oxycontin maker faces lawsuits from nearly every US state California, Maine and Hawaii join at least 45 states accusing company of putting ‘profits over people’ amid opioids crisisThe states of California, Maine and Hawaii on Monday joined dozens of others in suing the pharmaceutical giant Purdue over the role the company’s prescription painkiller, OxyCont...
15:51, 2019-06-04

Harvey Weinstein Is Said to Reach $44 Million Deal to Settle Lawsuits About $30 million would be set aside for women who have accused him, employees of his former studio and creditors, according to people briefed on the matter....
05:17, 2019-05-24

Michael Cohen settles Stormy Daniels lawsuits from jail Michael Cohen settled two cases brought against him by porn star Stormy Daniels — all while the former fixer for President Trump serves time in a state facility, it was revealed on Thursday. Cohen made the agreement to throw out two cases that Daniels filed against him last year in relation to her a...
12:17, 2019-06-21

Judge denies request to dismiss lawsuits over church attack A federal judge has rejected a defense request to claims against the U.S. Air Force stemming from a 2017 massacre at a Texas church that left more than two dozen people dead....
07:17, 2019-05-24

Purdue Pharma Faces Internal Challenges on Top of Opioid Lawsuits OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is struggling with slumping sales, a shrinking workforce and restructuring problems as it battles lawsuits related to the opioid crisis, according to people familiar with the company....
12:51, 2019-06-30

Lawyer: Deal close in Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
05:34, 2019-05-24

This Venusaur Was Too Scary For Detective Pikachu RJ Palmer, an artist on the film Detective Pikachu known for his hyper-realistic Pokémon drawings, posted his menacing vision for the Pokémon Venusaur yesterday—one that never made it into the blockbuster movie....
02:01, 2019-05-30

Cruise line Carnival seeks dismissal of U.S. lawsuits over Cuba docks Cruise line Carnival Corp is asking a U.S. court to dismiss lawsuits that claim the company profited from confiscated Cuban property, the first such cases brought since the Trump administration made them possible this month....
02:00, 2019-06-01

States agree to pause lawsuits against bankrupt opioid maker Insys Five states have agreed to facilitate settlement talks by dropping objections to a bid by Insys Therapeutics Inc in bankruptcy court to put on hold their lawsuits alleging the drugmaker helped fuel the opioid epidemic....
22:51, 2019-07-02

Bayer lifted by new plan to tackle glyphosate lawsuits, Elliott approval Bayer shares jumped on Thursday after it revealed plans aimed at resolving multi-billion dollar lawsuits linked to glyphosate, a move welcomed by activist shareholder Elliott, which has taken a sizeable stake in the chemicals company....
19:51, 2019-06-27

$44 million settlement reportedly near in Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
05:51, 2019-05-25

$44 million settlement reportedly close in Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
07:34, 2019-05-24

Report: Detective's contact with USA Gymnastics not a breach An internal Indianapolis police investigation has determined that a detective didn't violate department policies by working with USA Gymnastics' former chief executive to deflect criticism of the organization's child abuse reporting policies....
22:51, 2019-05-24

Ex-detective pleads guilty to operating brothels NEW YORK (AP) — A retired New York Police Department vice detective and his wife have admitted to running a prostitution and gambling ring that allegedly involved seven police officers and dozens of civilians. Prosecutors say 51-year-old Ludwig Paz pleaded guilty Wednesday to attempted enterprise co...
05:34, 2019-05-23

How Detective Pikachu Built Its Adorable Star For visual effects house MPC, Pikachu stood as the ultimate thesis for its approach to designing the world of Pokémon for Detective Pikachu. io9 recently spoke to MPC VFX Supervisor Pete Dionne about his work on Detective Pikachu, and the particular challenges behind bringing the most vital Pokémon ...
08:17, 2019-05-25

Retired TPD detective warns people about scam TUCSON – A retired Tucson Police Detective received a phone call from a scammer on Tuesday. The number was 520 355-6342.  He said a man on the other end addressed him by his name, William Hanson. The caller went on to tell him that he had a couple of civil class C violations and that he had mi...
09:01, 2019-05-24

Detective’s son to receive his shield in promotion ceremony An NYPD cop will be given his namesake father’s gold shield at a “bittersweet” promotion ceremony in the wake of the older man’s recent suicide, The Post has learned. Joseph Calabrese, 26, is set to be promoted to detective on Friday, just weeks after his dad – veteran ...
00:17, 2019-06-28

LA detective charged with taping 37 men in ballpark restroom ANAHEIM, Calif. — A Los Angeles police detective has been charged with secretly videotaping dozens of men inside a restroom at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. The Anaheim city attorney’s office says 42-year-old Ryan Caplette was charged Friday with 75 misdemeanor counts. Prosecutors allege that Capl...
07:00, 2019-07-06

Harvey Weinstein 'pays millions to settle sexual misconduct civil lawsuits' Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, accused of sexual misconduct, has reportedly reached a multimillion-dollar provisional deal with alleged victims that covers all civil proceedings....
14:17, 2019-05-24

Timeline: R. Kelly's history of sex-abuse arrests, indictments and lawsuits over the years New charges were filed May 30, adding a new chapter to the decade-plus of allegations that the singer sexually and physically abused multiple women.        ...
08:17, 2019-05-31

House Authorizes Lawsuits to Enforce Subpoenas Against Attorney General Barr and Don McGahn The House has approved a resolution that will make it easier to file lawsuits against the Trump administration when officials defy subpoenas. The legislation passed 229-191, along party lines. It empowers Democrats to take legal action to enforce subpoenas against Attorney General William Barr and f...
10:17, 2019-06-12

Detective Pikachu's Pokemon Designs Are Disgustingly Cute Stephen Molyneaux was one of the artists on Detective Pikachu, and his work—helping “translate the wonderful designs by Ken Sugimori into the real world”—is so cute I can barely look at it....
11:34, 2019-05-23

Missing homicide detective Joe Calabrese found dead The veteran NYPD homicide detective who went missing on Thursday, sparking a massive manhunt, was found dead of an apparent suicide, police sources said. The body of Joe Calabrese, 58, was found near bushes in Plumb Beach in Brooklyn Thursday afternoon, dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wou...
02:17, 2019-06-07

One of Detective Pikachu's Grossest Moments Is Even Weirder Than You Thought Detective Pikachu’s trailers were full of wonderfully cute (and occasionally freaky) Pokémon—but one of the biggest reactions came with the debut of Lickitung. Or rather, Licktung’s ginormous, gross tongue as it slathers Tim Goodman’s face with saliva. It turns out there’s actually a much creepier f...
18:34, 2019-05-28

Funeral scheduled for detective who fought for Sept. 11 fund NEW YORK (AP) — A funeral will be held Wednesday for a former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund. Detective Luis Alvarez appeared with former “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart last month to plead with Congre...
17:34, 2019-07-01

Disgraced detective Louis Scarcella lashes out in court Scandal-scarred former NYPD Detective Louis Scarcella got feisty Wednesday when he was questioned in Brooklyn Supreme Court as part of a convicted murderer’s bid to receive a new trial for a 1996 conviction. Lawyers for state inmate Eliseo DeLeon tried to tie the shady cop to their client̵...
10:34, 2019-06-20

Retired NYPD detective gets 4 to 12 years for running brothel The retired NYPD detective who headed a multimillion-dollar prostitution and gambling ring with a cohort of other cops was sentenced Tuesday to four to 12 years in prison. Ludwig Paz’s punishment comes as part of a plea deal with prosecutors in which he copped to two counts of attempted enterprise c...
22:00, 2019-07-02

The next 'Detective Pikachu' game is headed to Nintendo Switch Now that the Detective Pikachu movie has had success at the box office without incurring internet outrage and a delay -- we're looking at you Sonic -- there's a new game in the works. At a press conference today, execs said "Plans are under way to br......
04:51, 2019-05-29

Former NYC police detective who fought for 9/11 compensation fund dead at 53 Alvarez was diagnosed with colorectal cancer in 2016. He traced his illness to the three months he spent in the rubble of the World Trade Center's twin towers after the 2001 terrorist attacks....
18:17, 2019-06-29

Former NYPD detective and 9/11 first responder Luis Alvarez dead at 53 Luis Alvarez, the former NYPD detective who became a prominent fighter for the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund, has died, his family said Saturday. He was 53. “Please remember his words, ‘Please take care of yourselves and each other.’ We told him at the end that he had won this bat...
21:17, 2019-06-29

Prosecutor responds to detective supporting LGBT executions KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee district attorney is reviewing all pending cases investigated by a detective who has said the government should execute gay people. Knox County District Attorney Charme (SHARM’) Allen announced the action Wednesday in a statement after news outlets reported ...
20:17, 2019-06-13

Amazon's Alexa voice assistant illegally records children without consent, lawsuits claim Amazon's Alexa devices are recording children without their consent, in violation of laws in at least eight states, according to a lawsuit filed in Seattle....
17:17, 2019-06-13

Lawsuits Claim Amazon's Alexa Voice Assistant Illegally Records Children Without Consent A pair of federal lawsuits against Amazon seeking class action status allege that the e-commerce giant’s Alexa voice assistant technology “routinely records and voiceprints millions of children without their consent or the consent of their parents,” breaking laws in nine states, the Seattle Times re...
08:17, 2019-06-13

Alleged serial killer, illegal immigrant in Texas may be linked to 6 more deaths, lawsuits claim A Kenyan man living in the U.S. illegally already charged in the deaths of 12 elderly women may be behind the killings of six other elderly people, according to to a set of lawsuits filed Tuesday....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Trump administration delays enforcing health care 'conscience' rule pending lawsuits The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will hold off on enforcing a "conscience" rule that would allow health care professionals to deny treatment to individuals that they felt violated their moral or religious beliefs, giving the Trump administration more time to deal with pending lawsui...
03:51, 2019-06-30

Ex-Fox & Friends co-host Clayton Morris leaves country amid fraud allegations, lawsuits Morris and his wife say they plan to fight lawsuits from abroad. He has moved with his family to a coastal resort town in Portugal.        ...
05:17, 2019-07-14

Harvey Weinstein reaches tentative deal to resolve lawsuits, compensate victims: reports More than 15 lawsuits have been filed accusing Harvey Weinstein or the company of misconduct. The settlement would cover many of them, including a class action by alleged victims and a suit by the New York attorney general....
05:17, 2019-05-24

Harvey Weinstein reportedly has a tentative $44 million deal to settle sexual misconduct lawsuits The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times, citing people familiar with the deal, reported that $30 million would go to plaintiffs and $14 million would be used to pay legal fees....
10:51, 2019-05-24

Inmate takes on disgraced detective Louis Scarcella in bid for freedom State inmate Eliseo DeLeon is seizing on recent overturned convictions linked to Scarcella in the hopes of getting his own prison sentence of 25 years to life tossed....
08:34, 2019-06-19

NYPD detective gets 2 years for lying about drug-dealing bookie An NYPD detective was sentenced to two years in prison on Friday for lying to the feds to protect his sports bookie — who was allegedly dealing drugs while working with the feds. Saed Rabah, 46, pleaded guilty to one count of obstruction of justice in White Plains federal court for giving federal in...
23:51, 2019-05-24

Brooklyn inmate claims he was wrongfully convicted because of crooked detective A Brooklyn man claims he’s been behind bars for more than two decades on a murder conviction because of a crooked detective. Kevin Daniels says Detective Bob Schulman relied on Daniels’ own false confession, a drugged-up witness, and misleading testimony to nail him as one of seven men responsible f...
01:00, 2019-06-02

NYPD launches manhunt for missing homicide detective Joe Calabrese The NYPD has launched a massive manhunt for a veteran homicide detective who’s gone missing, sources told The Post on Thursday. Joe Calabrese, 58, who was assigned to the Brooklyn South homicide squad, was last heard from around 2 a.m., sources said. “He didn’t report to work. He h...
23:00, 2019-06-06

Top NYPD detective calls subway assault video ‘sickening’ New York City’s top detective on Wednesday called newly released video of a man being savagely beaten on a subway train “sickening,” as he revealed new details about the horrific attack. “What you heard was sickening. You heard people joking about the beating,” NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea s...
00:34, 2019-05-23

Florida man impersonating a cop accidentally pulled over a real undercover detective He’s attacked car salesmen and made up fake news stories, but “Florida Man” is back at it again, and this time it looks like he was just trying to keep his community safe from bad guys by impersonating a cop. Not a big deal! I mean who among us hasn’t donned a sheriff’s...
15:17, 2019-05-21

NYPD’s longest-tenured murder detective retiring after 38 years NYPD Detective Pete McMahon has seen it all. In his 38-year career — coming to a close with his retirement on Thursday — the venerable homicide detective has investigated hundreds of murder across four boroughs and had a front-row seat to the city’s resurrection. “I can’t believe h...
04:00, 2019-05-30

Detective calls for execution of LGBT people in church sermon A Tennessee sheriff’s detective gave a church sermon calling for the government to arrest and “speedily” execute LGBT people. The Knox County Attorney General’s Office said it is probing the lecture Knox County Sheriff’s Detective Grayson Fritts gave to his congregation...
01:17, 2019-06-14

Central Park Five detective says Netflix series is full of ‘lies’ The ex-NYPD detective who made the first arrests in the Central Park Five case says the Netflix depiction of it is full of “lies” — putting police and prosecutors at risk. Eric Reynolds, who busted Raymond Santana and Kevin Richardson, both 14 at the time, told the Daily Mail that Ava Du...
16:34, 2019-06-29

Detective’s son receives late father’s shield in promotion ceremony The son of an NYPD veteran who recently committed suicide was one of more than 60 cops who was promoted to detective on Friday afternoon. Joseph Calabrese, 26, received the shield of his late father, Det. Joseph Calabrese, in the afternoon promotion ceremony at Police Headquarters in Lower Manhattan...
02:00, 2019-06-29

Carnival worker accused of groping Montana police detective Prosecutors say a carnival worker accused of sexually assaulting women and a girl at the Montana State Fair last year was arrested after he groped an off-duty police detective who had training as a special victims unit officer....
18:17, 2019-05-21

Man Arrested For Allegedly Stealing 80 Copies Of Detective Conan Manga In Japan In Mie Prefecture, a 26-year-old man has been arrested for suspected theft after security camera footage showed the man stealing volumes of the Detective Conan manga. In total, eighty copies were stolen, and the suspect has confessed....
13:34, 2019-05-24

California sex crimes detective admits to assaulting girl, 15, in case he investigated A veteran California sex crimes detective who had been accused of raping a 15-year-old sexual assault victim after he was assigned to investigate her complaint has pleaded guilty to two felonies....
19:51, 2019-07-13

Girl Who Made Abuse Claim Is Sexually Assaulted by the Detective Sent to Investigate The investigator, Neil David Kimball, pleaded guilty to a charge of unlawful sexual intercourse with a 15-year-old girl he met when she reported a sexual assault to the authorities....
02:51, 2019-07-17

Kate Atkinson’s Quirky Detective, Jackson Brodie, Makes His Return Her latest novel, “Big Sky,” leads off Marilyn Stasio’s Crime column. Rounding out the group: a Japanese puzzle mystery and Gothic and summer resort thrillers....
12:17, 2019-06-21

Retired NYPD detective helps collar bat-wielding subway maniac He picked on the wrong guy. An early morning scuffle on the G train sparked by a baseball bat-wielding straphanger devolved into chaos when the man he singled out turned out to be a retired NYPD detective, witnesses and sources told The Post on Thursday. Brian Baska, 40, went berserk on the passenge...
23:34, 2019-06-20

Luis Alvarez, NYPD detective who testified for healthcare for 9/11 first responders, has died at 53 Zach Gibson/Getty Images Luis Alvarez, a former New York City Police Department detective who appeared before Congress to push for health benefits for responders in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, died Saturday at the age of 53. Alvarez's family announced in a post on Facebook that Alvarez h...
23:17, 2019-06-29

Former NYPD detective and TV newsman Mike Sheehan loses battle to cancer at 71 Longtime detective-turned-news reporter Mike Sheehan — known for his hand in investigating the “Preppy Killer” and “Central Park Five” cases — died Friday following a battle with cancer, the Post has learned. Sheehan succumbed to his illness around 8 p.m. Friday at NewYork-Pr...
23:34, 2019-06-08

The Sinking City review – Lovecraftian detective game has cult appeal PlayStation 4 (version tested), Xbox One, PC; Frogwares/Bigben InteractiveDisturbing moral dilemmas and gruesome beasts abound in a deliciously gothic flooded city Video games have enthusiastically mined the oeuvre of gothic author HP Lovecraft, but The Sinking City might just be the most Lovecrafti...
13:34, 2019-07-02

Sheriff to birdwatchers: Please pull off the road SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) — A sheriff in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is asking birdwatchers not to leave their cars parked in the middle of a road while they take off on foot in pursuit of a feathered find. Chippewa County Sheriff Michael Bitnar posted “safety tips” on his depart...
22:17, 2019-05-23

How the Pokémon Games (and Even Avengers: Infinity War) Influenced Detective Pikachu's Wild Climax Detective Pikachu is already a pretty weird movie—it’s a noir film for kids starring outlandish creatures, one of which wears an incredibly adorable deerstalker hat. But it takes an even weirder turn for its climactic third act. A turn that required VFX studio MCP to explore not only the games for ...
02:00, 2019-06-01

Australian detective interrupts his own news conference to rugby tackle fleeing suspect An Australian detective is being praised for his rugby skills after he abruptly stopped a news conference to tackle a man who was fleeing after reportedly making inappropriate comments to a young girl....
19:17, 2019-06-19

Central Park Five detective testifies at drug dealer’s cold case trial A retired NYPD detective known for his involvement in the "Central Park Five" case was also the lead investigator on the 1990 murder of drug dealer Juan Deleon — and testified Monday at the alleged killer’s trial....
17:51, 2019-06-11

Bronx street renamed in honor of NYPD detective killed in line of duty An NYPD detective slain in the line of duty was remembered Saturday on the same Bronx block where he was killed 21 years ago, which will now bear his name. Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill, along with Chief of Department Terence Monahan, Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark and other publi...
05:17, 2019-06-09

How the Team Behind Detective Pikachu Answered the Existential Questions Around the Movie's Strangest Pokémon Pokémon come in all shapes and sizes. Some are cute little sheep, some are giant bugs. Some are gods. Some are ghosts. Some are...your keys? They can get weird. Weird enough that one of the VFX teams behind the movie found themselves asking questions they thought they’d never have to ask themselves....
02:34, 2019-05-31

Report: Michigan State Paid $1.2 Million To Settle Lawsuits Related To Keith Mumphery's Sexual Misconduct Case Michigan State University paid a combined $1.2 million to former Spartan and Houston Texans football player Keith Mumphery and a woman he allegedly sexually assaulted, known as Jane Doe, according to settlement documents from May reported on by ESPN on Wednesday. The payouts—$725,000 for Mumphery, ...
09:34, 2019-07-12

Missing Texas man was eaten by his own dogs: sheriff A reclusive Texas man last seen by his family in April was eaten by his own dogs — a large pack of aggressive canines that left behind just five bone fragments of their owner, authorities said Wednesday. Relatives of Freddie Mack, 57, told the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office in early May that they h...
01:51, 2019-07-11

The Latest: Man convicted of killing sheriff’s deputy PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Latest on the deputy killing trial (all times local): 1:50 p.m. A Maine man accused of placing a gun to the neck of a sheriff’s deputy and pulling the trigger has been convicted of murder. Both sides agree that defendant John Williams fired the shot that killed Cpl. ...
20:34, 2019-06-18

Sheriff under fire for having inmates make her a BBQ grill A California sheriff was suspended after she had inmates at a jail in Santa Clara county make her a BBQ for a break space used by corrections staff, a report said Tuesday. Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Captain Amy Le was placed on administrative leave over the barbecue grill that was used at th...
09:00, 2019-06-05

Sheriff on Parkland: I can train but can’t give out courage TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ case against the sheriff he suspended because of his department’s response to the Parkland school shooting is largely tied to the inactions of a deputy who failed to enter the school after bullets began flying. Suspended Broward County ...
00:00, 2019-06-20

Man gets DUI charge after reporting abuse by Georgia sheriff ALMA, Ga. (AP) — Police reports show a 75-year-old man who filed a complaint that a Georgia sheriff had grabbed him by the throat was arrested on a drunken-driving charge the following day. Prosecutors charged Bacon County Sheriff Mark Cothren with elder abuse, battery and violating his oath of offi...
00:17, 2019-06-01

California sheriff’s deputy accused of having sex with teen boy A California woman who works as a sheriff’s deputy was arrested this week for allegedly having sex with with a 16-year-old boy, authorities said. Shauna Bishop, 44, turned herself in to police in Folsom on Thursday. She was released from custody after her arrest — but is scheduled to appear in...
01:51, 2019-06-15

Sheriff: Deputy shot during argument over cats says ‘I won’ INDIALANTIC, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff’s deputy was shot multiple times when he responded to a confrontation between neighbors over the feeding of feral cats. Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey told a news conference early Wednesday that the deputy was being prepared for surgery but was ale...
13:51, 2019-06-05

The Latest: Sheriff: Bag with foul smell found in search HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the search for a 4-year-old Texas girl reported missing in early May (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A sheriff says authorities in Arkansas looking for the body of a missing 4-year-old Houston girl are trying to determine if her remains were inside a plastic bag found durin...
00:17, 2019-06-01

Top sheriff warns: Trump’s ‘done’ if illegal immigration isn’t slashed One of America’s top sheriffs and supporter of President Trump is warning that if the administration doesn’t curb the explosion of illegal immigration across the southern border, the president will lose reelection in 2020....
22:51, 2019-05-30

A sheriff's office in Colorado will use Galaxy S9s as body cameras Deputies in the Kit Carson County Sheriff's Office in Burlington, Colorado, will soon wear Samsung Galaxy S9 smartphones on their vests. The phones will serve as body cameras and will run on AT&T's LTE-based FirstNet public safety platform. In ad......
23:51, 2019-07-18

Cosplayer's Giant Rifle Prompts Sheriff's Warning A cosplayer taking some photos earlier today at Seacliff State Beach in Monterey Bay got a little more attention than she was expecting, when concerns from other beachgoers and a local news crew prompted a warning from the Santa Cruz Sheriff’s Office....
04:51, 2019-07-04

Sheriff: Three Arrested After Breaking Into Home Of Recently Deceased Man BELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Three individuals were arrested after they allegedly broke into the home of a man who recently died. According to the Bell County Sheriff’s office, the incident was happening at a residence of a man who had passed away on Monday, June 10th and while most of th...
19:34, 2019-06-14

Canal Street counterfeiters raided by NYC Sheriff’s Officers Canal Street’s notorious knock-off vendors are up to their old tricks. At least four people were busted and approximately half a million dollars in fake merchandise seized Wednesday afternoon by NYC Sheriff’s Officers during a series of raids on Chinatown counterfeiters, The Post has lea...
01:51, 2019-07-18

Sheriff: Five-year-old North Carolina boy killed by crossfire RED SPRINGS, N.C. — A 5-year-old North Carolina boy has been killed by crossfire between people fighting near state Highway 72. Robeson County Sheriff Burnis Wilkins tells news outlets that Alva Paisley Oxendine was wounded Wednesday night near Red Springs and pronounced dead at a hospital hours lat...
14:17, 2019-06-06

S. Carolina sheriff ordered to pay $200K for wrongful arrest LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — The sheriff’s department of Lexington County, South Carolina, has been ordered to pay $200,000 to a woman wrongfully arrested and charged with shoplifting from an area Walmart. The State reports a jury ruled that former Deputy Darren Wiseman violated Sabrina Jackson̵...
16:00, 2019-06-06

LA County sheriff’s deputy critical after off-duty shooting ALHAMBRA, Calif. (AP) — A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy has been shot in the head in an off-duty attack at a Jack in the Box restaurant. KNBC-TV says the deputy was hospitalized in critical condition after Monday’s attack in Alhambra, which may have occurred during a robbery. Autho...
07:01, 2019-06-11

New York man arrested after calling 911 to say he was violating his probation, sheriff says A 62-year-old man has been arrested for alleged probation violations in New York after authorities said he called 911 and told them he was violating his probation....
00:00, 2019-07-02

Texas sheriff: Brother kills sister, self at party A Texas sheriff says a brother fatally shot his sister and wounded three others before killing himself at a housewarming party. The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office said deputies were called to the home late Wednesday night. (July 4)        ...
03:34, 2019-07-05

The Latest: Florida sheriff fights accusations of negligence TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a Senate hearing reviewing the suspension of a Florida sheriff who oversaw the Parkland shooting response (all times local): 7 p.m. The Florida sheriff who oversaw the response to the Parkland school shooting is fighting for his job in front of state lawmakers....
02:34, 2019-06-19

Former sheriff’s employee facing manslaughter in fatal ATV crash OWEN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – A former Franklin County Sheriff’s employee is now facing a manslaughter charge following a fatal ATV crash. Mario Chavez now faces second degree manslaughter in the alleged DUI crash that killed a 73-year-old woman exactly a week ago today. Ex-Franklin Co Sh...
19:34, 2019-06-28

Pike Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Fatally Injured On Job Site PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (MOUNTAIN TOP NEWS)– A Pike County Sheriff’s Deputy was fatally injured while working at a job site in Little Robinson Creek. According to Mountain Top News, Pike County Fiscal Court employee and Pike County Sheriff Deputy, Danny Taylor, 62 of Ferrell’s Creek, was ...
02:00, 2019-05-25

Sheriff: 2 dead in small plane crash in Louisiana OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — A Louisiana sheriff’s office confirms that two people have been killed in a small plane crash on the levee of the Atchafalaya (ah-CHAF’-uh-leye-uh) River. St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz tells news outlets the crash happened Wednesday. Federal Aviation Admin...
21:51, 2019-06-12

Sheriff: Remains of missing 83-year-old hiker found TUCSON – Authorities identified what they believe are the remains of an 83-year-old hiker Wednesday morning. According to Santa Cruz County Sheriff Tony Estrada, a hiker located a fanny pack and reported it to officials. The hiker then led officials to a location where the remains of Joe Smallwood w...
17:51, 2019-07-10

From West Wing to east Lincs, Rob Lowe is the new sheriff in town In Wild Bill, star plays an American in charge of a small British police force – and he hopes to shine a light on rural EnglandIn Boston, as the theme song for the American sitcom Cheers famously claims, “everybody knows your name”. And it’s true.But we are not talking Boston, Massachusetts. This is...
16:51, 2019-06-09

ACLU: Georgia sheriff revises policy on ban of jail books SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union says a Georgia sheriff’s office has revised a policy that had prohibited inmates from receiving outside books and magazines by mail or from visitors. In April, the ACLU accused the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office of violating the ri...
23:17, 2019-06-07

Texas sheriff’s deputy dies after found with head injuries FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a Texas sheriff’s sergeant has died after being found in his car “with significant injuries to his head.” Tarrant County Sheriff Bill Waybourn says Sgt. Keith Shepherd was found Friday night inside his personal car in a downtown Fort Worth p...
21:34, 2019-06-15

Sheriff: Arrest made in 3 apparently random shooting deaths NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A 22-year-old Louisiana man has been arrested in connection with three apparently random shooting deaths in a New Orleans suburb. And authorities say those shootings may be linked to a fourth death. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joseph Lopinto on Wednesday announced the arrest of Sean ...
22:00, 2019-06-19

Florida sheriff ousted over Parkland massacre running for re-election The former sheriff who was suspended for his department’s bungling of the Parkland high school massacre is running to get his job back. Scott Israel filed paperwork Monday at the Broward County Supervisor of Elections office stating his intention to run in the Democratic primary in August 2020...
22:34, 2019-07-03

Sheriff: Store wouldn't let deputy wearing gun pick up ring A North Carolina sheriff says a jewelry store would not allow one of his deputies to pick up an engagement ring because he was wearing his service weapon....
05:51, 2019-06-06

| Sheriff's deputy faces 11 charges over Parkland school shooting A Florida sheriff's deputy who was assailed as a "coward" for failing to confront the Parkland school shooter in February last year has been arrested on 11 criminal charges including child neglect....
23:51, 2019-06-05

Pima Co. Sheriff’s Dept. seized 43 animals from illegal campsite TUCSON – On Wednesday dogs, cats, and turtles were seized by deputies after they received a call around the area of San Joaquin and Ajo Way. Pima Animal Care removed 43 animals that were living in a travel trailer with Andres Contreras and Joylynn Severns. The Sheriff’s department stated...
04:51, 2019-06-21

4 bodies, including 2 infants, discovered by border agents, sheriff says Federal border patrol agents found four bodies, including two infants, in a brushy area near the Rio Grande River on Sunday evening and an investigation into their deaths is underway, reports said....
09:17, 2019-06-24

Broward sheriff fires 2 more deputies over Parkland shooting response South Florida investigators said Wednesday two more deputies have lost their jobs over the response to the 2018 shooting attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland....
20:51, 2019-06-27

Man breaks into sheriff’s office, brings donuts as ‘peace offering’ A Washington sheriff’s office reported the strange case of a burglar who was arrested after offering responding deputies a box of donuts as a “peace offering.” “People say cops love donuts but we don’t recommend this method of delivery,” the King County Sheriff’s Office poste...
05:34, 2019-06-29

Sheriff: Undercover Deputy Arrests Man Attempting To Meet 12-Year-Old LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Lexington man has been arrested after he allegedly tried to meet up with a 12-year-old girl. The father of the girl found concerning messages on her phone and notified authorities. Police say 58-year-old John Ault was texting the girl and tried to set up a meeti...
13:51, 2019-05-30

Alabama sheriff charged with scamming food bank, church BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama sheriff is charged with scamming a food bank and his own church to pocket thousands under a law that let state sheriffs profit from feeding prisoners. Court records show Pickens County Sheriff David Abston was arrested Friday, and he is pleading guilty to fraud and...
20:34, 2019-06-14

California sheriff: Raptors exec pushed, struck deputy OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say they are investigating whether Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri pushed and hit a sheriff’s deputy in the face as he tried to get onto the court after his team won the NBA title in Oakland. Alameda County Sheriff’s Sgt. Ray Kelly tells the San F...
19:34, 2019-06-14

Sheriff overseeing troubled Ohio county jail to resign CLEVELAND (AP) — A sheriff who oversees a troubled county jail in Cleveland says he plans to resign this summer for personal reasons. Clifford Pinkney became Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County’s first black sheriff when he was appointed in August 2015. A county spokeswoman says PinkneyR...
19:17, 2019-05-25

Texas sheriff apologizes to Patriots player, defends deputy RICHMOND, Texas — A Texas sheriff said Friday he has apologized to New England Patriots linebacker Elandon Roberts for the actions of a deputy who called the linebacker a “big, black male” during a March traffic stop but also defended the deputy for making the comment and the stop. Fort Bend County ...
04:00, 2019-07-13

Armed Sheriff, Who Stood Outside Florida School During Shooting, Charged A Florida sheriff's deputy who was assailed as a "coward" for failing to confront the Parkland school shooter in February last year was arrested Tuesday on 11 criminal charges including child neglect....
11:34, 2019-06-05

Harvey Weinstein 'reaches tentative £35m deal to settle sexual misconduct lawsuits' Harvey Weinstein and his former studio board members have reportedly reached a tentative $44 million (£35 million) deal to settle lawsuits by women who accused him of sexual misconduct....
12:34, 2019-05-24

Pike County sheriff who investigated in Rhoden murders indicted on 16 charges The anonymous accusation said that the sheriff, who investigated the 2016 Rhoden murders, was taking money seized from drug cases to fund gambling.        ...
00:01, 2019-06-29

Philadelphia's First Openly Gay Deputy Sheriff Found Dead of Apparent Suicide On Friday, Deputy Sheriff Dante Austin was found dead inside the Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was 27....
01:51, 2019-06-12

Pima County Sheriff Deputies investigating death on Northwest side TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating a death on the Northwest side. Officials said on Wednesday, June 26 at around 6:30 p.m., deputies responded to a call at a home near La Cholla and Flowing Wells. They said they found a man dead inside. Detectives are investigating...
19:34, 2019-06-27

In rural Iowa feud, sheriff won't honor small town's arrests An unusual circumstance let a speeding drunk driver avoid a trip to jail after her recent arrest in this small eastern Iowa town: the sheriff isn't honoring arrests made in Durant....
18:51, 2019-06-13

Body of auto journalist recovered from northern California river: sheriff The body of a well-known U.S. automobile journalist who went missing in mountainous northern California after taking a motorcycle for a test-drive is believed to have been recovered, a local sheriff said on Friday, following an apparent accidental drowning....
03:34, 2019-06-22

Florida sheriff plants sign saying, 'This drug house is closed for business’ A Florida sheriff’s office is letting would-be drug buyers that one of the homes where a suspected drug dealer sold his product is “closed for business.”...
21:17, 2019-05-27

Volkswagen Workers In Tennessee Reject UAW Yet Again For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, Tenn. plant rejected a bid to join the United Auto Workers, delivering yet another blow to the union’s efforts at organizing foreign car plants in America....
20:51, 2019-06-15

Liberty breezes to 6-1 victory over Tennessee Liberty's Mason Meyer, Garret Price stifle Tennessee lineup as Flames breeze to 6-1 victory in NCAA regional matchup        ...
07:34, 2019-06-01

Ousted Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel wants his old job back, running for reelection The former top cop of the largest sheriff's office in Florida -- who was booted from power earlier this year in the response to his handling of two mass shootings -- is running for his old job....
01:34, 2019-07-03

Mississippi Highway Patrol, sheriff: 8 dead in head-on collision between truck and passenger van SCOOBA, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Highway Patrol, sheriff: 8 dead in head-on collision between truck and passenger van. The post Mississippi Highway Patrol, sheriff: 8 dead in head-on collision between truck and passenger van appeared first on LEX18.com....
15:51, 2019-06-03

Philadelphia's first openly gay deputy sheriff found dead at his desk in apparent suicide Philadelphia's first openly gay Deputy Sheriff committed suicide at his desk from an apparent gunshot wound on Friday, just before the city's weekend of pride celebrations were set to begin....
05:51, 2019-06-10

Fort Worth sheriff's deputy died of pulmonary embolism, medical examiner says New details in the death of a Texas sheriff’s deputy who had significant head injuries revealed the 19-year veteran suffered a pulmonary embolism, according to reports....
14:51, 2019-06-16

Arizona sheriff says cartels smuggling people and drugs through Native American reservation An Arizona sheriff has revealed a major loophole in his state that's allowing Mexican cartels to smuggle drugs and people into the United States "left and right."...
17:51, 2019-07-01

Law and Order: SVU Needs a New ADA, So Why Not Make Them An LGBTQ Character? It's been nearly a decade since Law & Order: SVU had an out member of the LGBTQ community as part of its series regular cast. Time for that to change. With the historic season 21......
15:51, 2019-05-30

For Emma Gee, being the only out LGBTQ athlete at BYU is complicated BYU's Emma Gee, a track and cross-country runner, became the first athlete in the Mormon institution’s 143-year history to be publicly out last year.       ...
14:17, 2019-07-03

This ‘hot’ Tennessee cop is driving social media crazy A young police officer from Tennessee has become an overnight social media sensation after starring in a two-minute video explaining a new hands-free driving law on behalf of the Knoxville Police Department....
19:51, 2019-07-05

Tennessee Authorities: US Marshals shot and killed man A Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokesman says US Marshals shot and killed a man who had multiple felony warrants, rammed police cars with his vehicle and had a weapon. An angry crowd threw rocks at police, hurting 25 officers. (June 13))        ...
18:34, 2019-06-13

Anger and chaos after police shooting in Tennessee Chaos erupted in Memphis, Tennessee as authorities investigated a shooting involving a regional fugitive task force. (June 13)        ...
18:34, 2019-06-13

Tennessee otter dies after park visitors fed it An otter named "Otto" has died after guests at a Tennessee park fed the animal food it could not tolerate.        ...
02:17, 2019-06-02

Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander has lump removed from leg NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A representative for U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander says the Tennessee Republican has undergone surgery to remove a lump from his left leg. A statement from Alexander’s chief of staff David Cleary said a surgeon removed an atypical lipoma on Wednesday morning at Vanderbilt U...
01:51, 2019-05-30

Trump says U.S. envoy to Japan will run to be Tennessee senator U.S. Ambassador to Japan William Hagerty will run to be the next Tennessee senator, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter on Friday, giving Hagerty his strong endorsement....
08:00, 2019-07-13

UNC beats Tennessee 5-2, advances to super regionals CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Austin Bergner struck out eight, and North Carolina beat Tennessee 5-2 on Sunday night to advance to the super regionals of the NCAA Tournament. Ashton McGee’s two-run single highlighted the four-run first inning that sent the top-seeded Tar Heels (45-17) into the tour...
05:17, 2019-06-03

Tennessee honors early KKK leader with proclamation Gov. Bill Lee proclaimed July 13 Nathan Bedford Forrest Day in Tennessee, honoring the former Civil War Confederate general, slave trader and early KKK leader....
02:01, 2019-07-14

VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker's plant in the U.S. South....
15:17, 2019-06-15

Tennessee Volkswagen plant rejects unionization CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against forming a union. A win would have offered the United Auto Workers its first fully organized, foreign-owned auto assembly plant in the traditionally anti-union South. The vote of hourly workers...
05:51, 2019-06-15

Man Convicted in Deadly Tennessee Church Shooting Emanuel K. Samson, 27, was found guilty of first-degree murder and more than 40 other criminal counts related to a 2017 shooting that left one person dead and seven others wounded....
02:51, 2019-05-25

Police: Tennessee man who confronted officers with gun shot BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say Tennessee police have shot a man who confronted officers with a gun. News outlets cite a statement from the Bristol Tennessee Police Department that says officers were confronted Friday morning and shot the man, who was taken to a hospital for treatment. His con...
19:34, 2019-06-07

Tennessee Volkswagen workers reject unionization Factory workers at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee have voted against unionizing. The vote dealt a blow to UAW efforts to gain a foothold among foreign auto facilities in the southern part of the United States....
10:17, 2019-06-15

Tennessee governor allows sports betting without signature NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is about to become the first state in the nation to offer an online-only sportsbook as the governor says he has reluctantly allowed a sports betting proposal to become law without his signature. However Gov. Bill Lee on Friday warned that any future attempt to expan...
00:51, 2019-05-25

No charges for Tennessee officer in fatal shooting of man MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A prosecutor says no charges will be filed against a Tennessee police officer who fatally shot a man suspected of shooting two people. Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich said Tuesday that a Memphis Police Department lieutenant was acting in self-defense when the office...
22:51, 2019-06-11

Great white shark off California coast delays sheriff’s office's water training Officials with the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office in Santa Rosa, Calif., were forced to delay a water training in Bodega Bay due to the presence of a massive, toothy creature: A great white shark....
00:00, 2019-06-13

Broward County Sheriff's Office Loses Accreditation After Flawed Response to Mass Shootings The largest sheriff’s office in Florida has lost its accreditation after accusations that it responded poorly to mass shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland in 2018 and the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in 2017, according to the Miami Herald....
09:17, 2019-07-02

Colorado sheriff's office bloodhound helps find missing 12-year-old girl in Wyoming A Colorado police dog turned out to be in the right place at exactly the right time last week, helping to locate a missing 12-year-old girl in Wyoming, according to officials....
21:51, 2019-07-07

Sheriff’s deputy in Fort Worth, Texas, dies after found with ‘significant’ head injuries A sheriff’s deputy with 19 years on the job died Friday night after being found with “significant injuries to his head” following a shooting in Fort Worth, Texas, according to reports....
18:00, 2019-06-15

8 LGBTQ Documentaries to Watch During Pride Month Every June, members of the LGBTQ community and allies celebrate Pride Month. While many honor Pride by attending parades throughout the world, others may choose to celebrate by learning more about the movement and the rich history behind it. This year marks 50 years since the Stonewall Uprising of 1...
07:34, 2019-06-05

Pride Month celebrates the LGBTQ community TUCSON – June is Pride Month –  it is to honor the Stonewall Riots in Manhattan, which was the tipping point for the Gay Rights Movement in the U.S. Fifty years later, the U.S. continues to recognize Pride Month. News 4 Tucson talked with LGBTQ organizations in Tucson who say the community is ...
15:51, 2019-06-03

The Latest: Detroit man arraigned in LGBTQ shootings DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on a man charged with fatally shooting three people and wounding two others because they were part of the LGBTQ community (all times local): 3:22 p.m. A man charged with fatally shooting three people and wounding two others because they were part of the LGBTQ community has ...
23:17, 2019-06-07

Investing opportunities are expanding for the LGBTQ community In a reflection of the progress LGBTQ Americans have made, the range of investment products tailored to their concerns has also been growing in scope and size. However, there can be no one-size-fits-all option for this diverse demographic....
18:01, 2019-06-04

'Go gays!': Why USA's LGBTQ World Cup stars are more important than ever With homophobic attitudes on the rise in the US, the exploits of gay American heroes on the pitch in France are a welcome sight“Go gays!” said Megan Rapinoe following USA’s World Cup quarter-final victory over France. “You can’t win a championship without gays on your team - it’s never been done bef...
11:17, 2019-07-05

10 maps show how different LGBTQ rights are around the world Soledad Nunez/AP Last week, Ecuador's highest court issued a ruling, effectively legalizing same-sex marriage in the South American country. Business Insider created a series of maps to visualize how gay rights vary around the world. Despite same-sex marriage being legal in the US, homosexuality is...
01:34, 2019-06-18

A longtimer's tour of LGBTQ life in the Village As New York marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising this pride weekend, welcoming WorldPride to the city, the neighborhood where LGBTQ people once gathered in force has gone through several decades of transformation....
22:00, 2019-06-27

How to find LGBTQ-friendly games on Steam Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Pride Month is almost over, but that’s no reason to stick to non-rainbow-infused games for the next eleven months. Yes, LGTBQ-friendly games exist — there are doz...
01:17, 2019-06-29

10 great places where LGBTQ history was made June 28 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. Find out about Stonewall and other significant places in LGBTQ history.       ...
16:17, 2019-06-28

Which Pride Month Merchandise Actually Helps LGBTQ Causes? This June, President Trump is celebrating the start of Pride month by trying to make a profit—and selling a new line of “LGBTQ for Trump” T-shirts on his website, which retail for $24 each....
22:00, 2019-05-24

UPDATE 2-VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker's plant in the U.S. South....
12:17, 2019-06-15

Tennessee’s embattled House speaker to resign in August NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s embattled House speaker has announced he’ll resign from his leadership position on Aug. 2 after a vote of no confidence by his Republican caucus amid a scandal over explicit text messages. The move is unprecedented in Tennessee’s modern political...
01:34, 2019-06-05

Workers at VW's Tennessee plant vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against union representation, the German automaker and the United Auto Workers (UAW) union said on Friday....
12:17, 2019-06-15

Tennessee’s House speaker to resign after no confidence vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s embattled House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a vote of no confidence by his Republican caucus. Casada announced the decision Tuesday, just a day after previously shrugging off calls to step aside from his legislative leadership posit...
18:34, 2019-05-21

Union Vote at Tennessee Volkswagen Plant Could Be Historic Volkswagen workers are possibly unionizing, back seat seatbelt chatter and a death wobble class-action lawsuit. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, June 14, 2019....
22:00, 2019-06-14

Former Oregon guard Victor Bailey Jr. transfers to Tennessee KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Oregon guard Victor Bailey Jr. has transferred to Tennessee and will play for the Volunteers in the 2020-21 season. Tennessee coach Rick Barnes announced Tuesday that Bailey will enroll in summer school. Bailey will sit out the 2019-20 season because of NCAA transfer r...
22:51, 2019-06-11

Watch: Raccoon surfs on windshield of moving car in Tennessee A teenager who was only on her second day as a licensed driver experienced an unusual hazard behind the wheel when a raccoon hitched a ride on her windshield....
18:51, 2019-06-04

VW Tennessee plant employees to vote on whether to join union Volkswagen AG and the United Auto Workers union confirmed on Wednesday that workers at the German automaker's Chattanooga, Tennessee assembly will vote June 12, 13 and 14 on whether to unionize....
19:17, 2019-05-29

Here is the latest Kentucky and Tennessee sports news from The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Going into the final year of his rookie contract, Marcus Mariota hasn’t changed anything about how he prepares for this season. That includes no talk of holding out or public demands for a new contract. The Titans quarterback and 2014 Heisman Trophy winner prefers to sh...
11:51, 2019-05-22

Tennessee inmate escapes jail for 7 hours — then comes back He got a taste of freedom — and gave it back. An inmate escaped from a Tennessee prison on Thursday night, then simply returned to the jail hours later, officials said. Steven Ray Hamm, 45, fled from the Humphreys County Jail at about 8 p.m. on the Fourth of July, according to the Humphreys County.....
04:17, 2019-07-06

Questions remain as Tennessee speaker promises to resign NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With Tennessee’s Republican House Speaker Glen Casada promising to resign from leadership position on Tuesday, questions still remain about the unprecedented announcement sparked by weeks of an ongoing political scandal inside the GOP-dominant Statehouse. Primarily, it&...
09:17, 2019-05-22

Utility will remove coal ash from pits near Tennessee river NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation’s largest public utility has agreed to dig up and remove about 12 million cubic yards (9.2 million cubic meters) of coal ash from unlined pits at a Tennessee coal-burning power plant. Prompted by two environmental groups, the state sued the Tennessee Valley A...
20:17, 2019-06-13

Watch: Mother bear charges at man in Tennessee park A national park in Tennessee is reminding visitors to stay clear of wildlife after a man was filmed being charged by a mother bear after approaching her cubs....
17:51, 2019-07-15

Tennessee linebacker Darrin Kirkland Jr. giving up football DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — Tennessee linebacker Darrin Kirkland Jr. won’t play for the Volunteers as a fifth-year senior this fall. Volunteers coach Jeremy Pruitt told reporters Tuesday at the Southeastern Conference spring meetings that both Kirkland and tight end James Brown have given up football ...
06:51, 2019-05-29

Bobcat loose in Tennessee after nature center break-in A Tennessee nature center said a bobcat feared kidnapped from the facility is now believed to have escaped her would-be abductors and fled into the wild....
00:17, 2019-06-15

Tennessee Church Shooter Sentenced to Life Without Parole It took a Tennessee jury less than two hours of deliberation to sentence Emanuel Kidega Samson for his fatal role in a shooting at a Nashville church....
20:34, 2019-05-29

Harrison Bailey looks to be Tennessee's quarterback of future Harrison Bailey won't arrive on campus at Tennessee until next year, but the heralded recruit looks to be the successor to Jarrett Guarantano.       ...
19:51, 2019-07-11

Tennessee shooting involving task force under investigation MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities in Tennessee are investigating a shooting involving members of a regional fugitive task force. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said on Twitter that its agents were on the scene of a shooting in Memphis on Wednesday night. The state police agency says the shoot...
05:34, 2019-06-13

Volkswagen Factory Workers in Tennessee Reject Union The vote was a defeat for the United Automobile Workers, which has tried unsuccessfully to organize workers at plants owned by foreign automakers in the South....
05:17, 2019-06-15

Tennessee Prosecutor to Same-Sex Couples: No Domestic Violence Protections for You! The top prosecutor in Coffee County, Tenn., a man charged with protecting the rights and enforcing the law on behalf of all the people in his jurisdiction, apparently has no intention of doing so when it comes to LGBTQ victims of domestic violence....
03:17, 2019-06-06

Tennessee GOP Ousts House Speaker Who Was Too Racist and Sexist Even for Them After weeks of turmoil following a text message scandal involving his top aide, Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada announced he was stepping down from his role on Tuesday night....
16:51, 2019-05-22

PCSD Sheriff Mark Napier named Vice President of Major County Sheriffs of America TUCSON = Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier is the new Vice President of the Major County Sheriffs of America. Beginning January 1, 2020, Sheriff Napier will serve a two year term. He will then become President for two years. MCSA is a professional law enforcement association that provides a united and...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri Under Investigation for Allegedly Hitting Sheriff’s Deputy After Championship Win Did Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri get a little too carried away trying to celebrate with his team after they won their first NBA Championship Thursday night, or did an Alameda County sheriff’s deputy go a little too far in policing the arena?...
08:34, 2019-06-15

Sheriff's deputy charged with neglect in Florida school shooting has strong defense -legal experts A sheriff's deputy charged with failing to protect students during a mass shooting in a Parkland, Florida high school has a simple defense, some legal experts said - he did not have a duty to save the victims....
01:51, 2019-06-06

Alameda County Sheriff's Office Says Body-Cam Footage Cut Out Right Before Masai Ujiri Allegedly Concussed Deputy Police want to charge Toronto Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri with a crime for allegedly concussing an Alameda County Sheriff’s Office deputy with a two-fisted shove in the aftermath of Toronto’s Finals-clinching Game 6 win in Oakland. Soon the department is expected to file a...
06:00, 2019-06-20

Alameda County Sheriff's Office Wants To Charge Raptors Exec Masai Ujiri With Battery [Update] Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri was walking onto the floor Thursday night to celebrate his team’s championship when he appeared to get in some sort of altercation with a cop. The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office claimed that Ujiri shoved one of its deputies and nudged him in th...
22:51, 2019-06-14

Toronto Raptors executive Masai Ujiri reportedly involved in sideline altercation with sheriff's deputy Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri was reportedly involved in a courtside altercation with a California sheriff’s deputy after the team defeated the Golden State Warriors in Game on Thursday night....
16:01, 2019-06-14

Former Florida sheriff's deputy arrested after allegedly planting drugs during minor traffic stops, officials say A former Florida sheriff's deputy was arrested Wednesday after investigators say he “routinely” planted drugs on unsuspecting drivers during minor traffic stops, leading to the dismissal of nearly 120 cases in a two year period. ...
17:51, 2019-07-11

Sheriff's deputy charged with neglect in Florida school shooting has strong defense: legal experts A sheriff's deputy charged with failing to protect students during a mass shooting in a Parkland, Florida high school has a simple defense, some legal experts said - he did not have a duty to save the victims....
06:17, 2019-06-06

From All in the Family to Pose and Special, Celebrate TV's LGBTQ History We've come a long way, babies. In the years since All in the Family introduced the first gay character in primetime TV, there's now Pose, an acclaimed FX drama featuring the most......
14:51, 2019-06-03

Thousands gather at Stonewall 50 years after LGBTQ uprising Thousands of people have converged on New York City’s Stonewall Inn for the 50th anniversary of the rebellion that catalyzed a movement for LGBTQ liberation...
04:17, 2019-06-29

Axe body spray defends LGBTQ pride on Twitter In a tweet that has since gone viral, Axe, the popular body wash and spray brand, defended LGBT Pride and gay rights. Pride Month began in June.        ...
23:34, 2019-06-06

LGBTQ news coverage still evolving 50 years after Stonewall NEW YORK (AP) — Fifty years after the Stonewall uprising that galvanized the LGBTQ rights movement, media treatment of the groups have changed — and is still changing. Some of the coverage of the rioting outside the New York City gay bar in 1969 is unimaginable today in mainstream publications for i...
14:34, 2019-06-21

Google will work with LGBTQ+ groups on harassment policies In the wake of YouTube's controversial decision not to pull videos containing homophobic and racist attacks, Google CEO Sundar Pichai wrote an internal email acknowledging that "the LGBTQ+ community has felt a lot of pain and frustration over recent......
04:34, 2019-06-13

WorldPride: New York's best LGBTQ art, heritage and party venues As New York gets ready to celebrate WorldPride on 26 June and 50 years since the Stonewall uprising, locals pick cultural spaces, tours and nightlife that embody the city’s queer spiritThe Metropolitan Museum is marking Stonewall 50 with a gay-related theme for its annual gala and the exhibit Camp: ...
09:00, 2019-06-20

Sonya Deville champions LGBTQ inclusion in WWE, on Fox and at WorldPride WWE superstar Sonya Deville is working toward representation, inclusion and equality for the LGBTQ community.       ...
06:17, 2019-06-28

New Organization Aims to Increase Visibility for the LGBTQ+ in Motorsport Motorsport isn’t known for being the most diverse and inclusive thing in the world, and visibility for minorities has always needed more work. Racing Pride, an organization dedicated to promote LGBTQ+ visibility, is determined to change that....
02:00, 2019-06-07

Steam Finally Adds Official LGBTQ+ Tag For Games The process of finding games on Steam has become increasingly driven by a tag system. Mouse over, say, Sekiro on Steam’s front page, and you’ll see descriptor tags like “Souls-like,” “Difficult,” and “Action.” Click on one of those tags, and you’ll be taken to a hub page for that game category. But ...
01:34, 2019-06-21

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki Apologises to LGBTQ Community After the LGBTQ community called out to YouTube for not considering homophobic remarks as violation of its platform's policies, company CEO Susan Wojcicki apologised to the community....
16:17, 2019-06-11

Thousands March in Kiev for LGBTQ Pride Parade (MOSCOW) — Thousands of supporters of LGBT rights have marched through the center of Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, under a heavy police presence to separate them from opponents. Police said Sunday that nine people were arrested on suspicion of preparing provocations against participants in the ...
19:51, 2019-06-23

Tennessee police advise public over threat of ‘meth gators’ "Folks…please don’t flush your drugs m’kay," Loretto Police Department wrote on Facebook on Saturday, adding that "if it made it far enough we could create meth-gators."...
01:51, 2019-07-16

Jail calls: Suspect, ex laughed at Tennessee church shooting Jurors have heard jail calls in which a suspect charged with fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at a Nashville church in 2017 laughs about it with his then-girlfriend....
00:34, 2019-05-24

Tennessee extends coach Tony Vitello’s deal through June ’24 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has extended the contract of baseball coach Tony Vitello through June 2024. Athletic director Phillip Fulmer announced the deal Wednesday. The first-time head coach just led Tennessee to its first NCAA Tournament berth and 40-win season since 2005. The Vols went 2-2...
00:00, 2019-06-20

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson lists off laundromats, nightclubs and churches. Those are the places her team of 150 volunteers visited during the midterm elections last year, register...
15:51, 2019-06-04

U.S. senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union vote Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned a decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
20:34, 2019-05-21

Tennessee man leads chase that ends with car in flames: court documents A man accused of leading Tennessee deputies on a chase, then hanging out of his car window after it went airborne and caught fire on Sunday was taken into custody but not before he assaulted an officer, court documents said....
01:00, 2019-07-16

UPDATE 1-VW Tennessee plant employees to vote on whether to join union Volkswagen AG and the United Auto Workers union confirmed on Wednesday that workers at the German automaker's Chattanooga, Tennessee, assembly will vote June 12-14 on whether to unionize....
20:34, 2019-05-29

Senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union election Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned the decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
17:17, 2019-05-21

At least 220,000 Tennessee kids lost their health insurance due to lack of paperwork For years, TennCare used an insurance renewal system that largely didn't work. Poor families across the state have lost coverage due to lack of paperwork.        ...
23:34, 2019-07-15

22 Tennessee racing horses sick with equine blood parasite NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee’s state veterinarian’s office is investigating an outbreak of a blood parasite in a group of racing quarter horses. The office says 22 horses have tested positive for equine piroplasmosis in five locations within Bedford, Rutherford and Williamson counties. I...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Taylor Swift asks Tennessee senator to support Equality Act NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Taylor Swift says she’s kicking off Pride Month by asking Tennessee’s Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander to protect LGBTQ rights and support the Equality Act. The pop star, who lives in Tennessee, posted a letter on social media early Saturday that she supported...
22:34, 2019-06-01

Man killed, wife hurt in Tennessee stabbings; suspect sought NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee are searching for a Connecticut man accused in the fatal stabbing of a Nashville man and the wounding of his wife. Metropolitan Nashville Police said in a news release that arrest warrants issued Saturday charge 34-year-old Peter Alexander Bohning of Kent,...
23:51, 2019-06-23

Tennessee boy, 13, stabs brother saying jail is better than car ride with sibling, deputies say A 13-year-old boy from Tennessee stabbed his 15-year-old brother in Florida, telling deputies he would rather go to jail than spend eight hours in the car with his sibling, investigators said....
06:34, 2019-07-08

U.S. senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union election Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned the decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
17:00, 2019-05-21

Tennessee man purposely runs over, kills pregnant mom, son, injures 2 others: police Claiming a mysterious voice told him to "kill meth addicts," and aiming his Chevrolet Impala at the targets he says the voice chose, a 33-year-old man began plowing into "random" pedestrians in a brief, violent rampage Monday in Tennessee that ultimately claimed the lives of a pregnant woman and her...
16:34, 2019-06-20

Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization. The post Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization appeared first on LEX18.com....
05:51, 2019-06-15

Vigil held for Tennessee man shot by fugitive task force MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Relatives and friends of a Tennessee man who was fatally shot by U.S. Marshals during an attempted arrest have held a vigil for him. News outlets report that a large group of people gathered to remember the life of 20-year-old Brandon Webber in Memphis late Friday. Family membe...
05:51, 2019-06-15

Paxton Media Group buys newspapers in Michigan, Tennessee GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — A Kentucky-based media company has bought daily newspapers in Grand Haven, Michigan, and Lebanon, Tennessee. Paxton Media Group announced Friday it bought the Grand Haven Tribune and Lebanon Democrat from Ohio-based Sandusky Newspaper Group. The price wasn’t disclosed...
23:17, 2019-05-31

Missing bobcat returns to Tennessee nature center enclosure CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A bobcat who police say was let loose from her enclosure at a Tennessee nature center has returned to her home, and a suspect accused of damaging her cage has been cited. The Times Free Press reports the bobcat named Evi wandered back into her enclosure Monday. She had been...
01:34, 2019-06-18

Union Vote at Volkswagen Plant in Tennessee Could Change Industry Employees are wrapping up a vote at Volkswagen’s factory in Tennessee that will determine whether the United Auto Workers union will be successful in organizing its first foreign-owned car plant in the South....
20:34, 2019-06-14

Peyton Manning joins Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Peyton Manning remembers his days as a University of Tennessee Volunteer as he's inducted into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame. (June 15)        ...
04:34, 2019-06-18

Two North Carolina men, dad killed in ATV crash at Tennessee adventure park Two North Carolina men and one of their fathers were killed Sunday after their all-terrain vehicle plummeted more than 100 feet down an embankment, according to Tennessee investigators....
02:34, 2019-05-28

In China, Some Fear the End of ‘Chimerica’ As the trade war with the U.S. threatens to decouple the world’s two largest economies, some in China argue that the two sides benefit from the relationship more than they admit....
19:34, 2019-05-22

The 'Flipping Exes' baggage Bravo's not talking about: Bankruptcy, lawsuits, late taxes A Colorado investor says Bravo co-stars Christina "Nina" Klemm and Michael LeSure of "Flipping Exes" defrauded him.        ...
20:00, 2019-07-08

Fired for being transgender It took Aimee Stephens several months to write a letter to her boss explaining that she was a transgender woman and planned to start coming to work as her true self....
15:17, 2019-06-17

Broward County Sheriff's Office loses accreditation after school massacre, Florida airport shooting: report The largest sheriff's office in Florida has sustained another blow after a state panel voted last Wednesday to revoke the law enforcement accreditation of the department in the wake of mishandling of two major mass shootings in its jurisdiction....
00:00, 2019-07-02

Man riding tractor accused of impaling Iowa sheriff's car with bale spear, charged with attempted murder A man is accused of attempted murder of an Iowa sheriff after officials say he used a bale spear to impale the lawman's car. The sheriff was unharmed.        ...
22:00, 2019-05-24

Family Receives $6.75 Million Settlement for Terrill Thomas, Who Died in Former Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke's Jail In what’s been declared the largest jail death settlement in the history of Wisconsin, Milwaukee County has paid nearly $7 million to the family of Terrill Thomas, who died of dehydration in his cell in 2016....
01:51, 2019-05-30

Pence calls US ban on flying LGBTQ flags from embassies 'the right decision' Vice President Mike Pence defended the Trump administration's decision to prohibit American embassies from flying LGBT flags on their flagpoles to commemorate LGBTQ Pride Month, saying in a new interview that only the American flag should fly in that place....
00:34, 2019-06-12

Cincinnati City Hall to fly LGBTQ pride flag for first time CINCINNATI (AP) — The City of Cincinnati is raising a rainbow pride flag at City Hall for the first time to kick off Cincinnati Pride. The rainbow pride flag was to be raised at City Hall at 11 a.m. Friday. City Councilman Chris Seelbach, the council’s first openly gay member, says he’s ...
10:17, 2019-06-21

Gov. DeSantis removes LGBTQ reference from Pulse anniversary proclamation Florida’s governor was accused of “straight-washing” his remembrance proclamation of the Pulse nightclub shooting on the third anniversary of the deadliest attack on gay people in the US. Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis was criticized for not acknowledging the LGBTQ community as he as...
21:34, 2019-06-12

Botswana scraps gay sex laws in big victory for LGBTQ rights in Africa Botswana's High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa's LGBTQ movements....
14:51, 2019-06-11

LGBTQ heroes celebrated with wall of honor at Stonewall Inn in New York A half century after the launch of the modern LGBTQ rights movement, 50 trailblazers in the struggle for equality were honored on Thursday with the unveiling of a wall of honor inside New York's historic Stonewall Inn....
05:34, 2019-06-28

Saks Fifth Avenue taps top designers for LGBTQ fundraising capsule Love, acceptance and rainbow sequins are always in style, especially at Saks Fifth Avenue. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots and WorldPride in NYC, the iconic department store has teamed with more than a dozen designers on a LGBTQ fundraising capsule, which includes this ROYGBI...
04:51, 2019-06-22

Alan Cumming and other LGBTQ stars on their game-changing roles Alan Cumming: “Instinct” (CBS) If you want to see how far the pendulum has swung for LGBTQ representation, try the CBS crime procedural “Instinct,” based on a popular series of thrillers by James Patterson. The network used to have a reputation for bland, middle-of-the-road programming. At least unt...
04:51, 2019-06-22

Democratic candidate Buttigieg: 'No going back' in fight for LGBTQ rights Democrat Pete Buttigieg, running to become the first openly gay U.S. president, told activists at an Iowa Pride festival on Saturday there was "no going back to normal" in fighting discrimination against the LGBTQ community....
00:17, 2019-06-09

Google CEO Tries to Smooth Things Over After YouTube's Anti-LGBTQ Shitshow The complete and utter shitshow that is YouTube’s bungled response to addressing anti-LGBTQ harassment on its platform today brings us a response from Google CEO Sundar Pichai following a meeting with LGBTQ groups at the company.Read more......
08:17, 2019-06-13

LGBTQ student group receives homophobic threat over voicemail An official at a Lower Manhattan organization that supports LGBTQ students received a homophobic voicemail during Pride Month, cops said Monday. The 32-year-old employee of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Educational Network on William Street received a voicemail on June 8 that said, “I hate f&#...
01:17, 2019-07-02

Love and Resistance review: priceless pictures of LGBTQ pioneers Fifty years after Stonewall, photographs Kay Tobin Lahusen and Diana Davies pin the zeitgeist to the pageThe riot that changed America’s gay rights movement foreverForty-nine years ago, on the first anniversary of the riots outside the Stonewall Inn, thousands of “young men and women homosexuals” fr...
14:17, 2019-06-30

Lady Gaga Says She Would 'Take a Bullet' for the LGBTQ+ Community at Stonewall Rally Lady Gaga was one of the celebrities who performed at the rally commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising in New York City on June 28, during which she gave an impassioned speech, telling the audience she would “take a bullet for you any day of the week.”...
06:34, 2019-07-01

Pride Media sued by LGBTQ publisher over back payments Pink News, an LGBTQ digital publisher in London, is suing Pride Media, owner of Out and The Advocate, claiming the American publisher owes it close to $200,000 in back payments for advertising that ran adjacent to its copy on the Pride Media publications. According to court filings, Pride Media was ...
13:17, 2019-06-19

Lady Gaga fires up LGBTQ rally for Stonewall anniversary Lady Gaga electrified thousands of revelers who gathered in New York on Friday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the LGBTQ rights movement, exhorting the crowd to honor the past by using its "power" to extend and defend a half-century of progress....
07:34, 2019-06-29

200 businesses sign brief to extend job discrimination laws to LGBTQ people More than 200 U.S. and international companies signed an amicus brief Tuesday calling on the Supreme Court to include sexual orientation and gender identity in federal civil rights law....
01:51, 2019-07-03

Florida library’s LGBTQ prom canceled over safety concerns A Florida library canceled an LGBTQ-inclusive prom after receiving threats, fearing objections to the event would jeopardize the safety of those attending....
04:17, 2019-06-29

Pride 2019: World's 15 biggest LGBTQ celebrations June is Pride Month and we're taking a look at all the exciting ways cities around the globe plan to celebrate the LGBTQ this year.       ...
22:34, 2019-06-11

Madonna tackles gun control, LGBTQ rights in new album 'Madam X' Madonna released her 14th studio album and pulled no punches when talking about LGBTQ and womens’ rights as well as advocating for gun control in America....
20:34, 2019-06-14

Poland Is Holding Massive Pride Parades. But How Far Have LGBTQ Rights Really Come? The biggest pride event in Central and Eastern Europe brought more people than ever to the streets in the Polish capital of Warsaw on June 8. Tens of thousands of people marched, danced and sang waving colourful flags and umbrellas. Back in 2005, gay rights activists had to fight to march in Warsaw....
20:01, 2019-07-03

Tennessee church gunman Emanuel Samson sentenced to life without parole A man convicted in a 2017 Nashville church shooting that left one worshipper dead and seven others injured will spend the rest of his life in prison with no chance of parole, a jury ruled Tuesday....
07:34, 2019-05-29

No teeth left and drowning in debt: Victims of a Tennessee dentist speak out Richard 'Nate' Schott, a former dentist in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, swindled companies out of nearly $1 million. He destroyed patients' finances, too.        ...
22:34, 2019-05-28

Tennessee Governor Totally Cool With the State Celebrating KKK Grand Wizard Nathan Bedford Forrest was an early leader of the Ku Klux Klan, and every July 13, Tennessee’s governor honors the racist bastard. That won’t change this year thanks to Gov. Bill Lee....
21:17, 2019-07-12

Homeless high school valedictorian from Tennessee earns $3 million in scholarships (CNN) – Becoming homeless your senior year in high school is the kind of thing that can really throw your future for a loop. But when it happened to one teen in Tennessee, he stayed focused, graduated as valedictorian and was offered millions of dollars in scholarships. Raleigh Egypt H...
04:51, 2019-05-22

Tennessee coach filmed rubbing girl's back to change schools A longtime Tennessee high school baseball coach is being stripped of his coaching duties and sent to another school over a video of him rubbing a female student's back....
14:34, 2019-06-14

Investigators describe gruesome scenes in hearing for Tennessee man accused of killing 8 Witnesses for the state testified to the brutality of three separate crime scenes, where Michael Cummins is suspected of killing eight people in Tennessee.        ...
11:34, 2019-05-30

The New New World: In China, Some Fear the End of ‘Chimerica’ As the trade war with the U.S. threatens to decouple the world’s two largest economies, some in China argue that the two sides benefit from the relationship more than they admit....
15:00, 2019-05-21

Will Smith goes from fear to joy as Aladdin's new genie Will Smith was initially worried about playing the genie in Disney's live action version of "Aladdin" after the celebrated performance by the late Robin Williams more than 25 years ago, but says it eventually became a joy....
23:17, 2019-05-21

Phil Neville: ‘I’ve seen nothing in this tournament that gives me fear’ The England coach’s rotation policy, so successful so far in the World Cup, is a matter of common sense rather than scienceThe hotel’s breakfast buffet is still doing brisk trade when Phil Neville takes a seat in a quiet corner and reflects on the night before. England’s coach reveals that his rewar...
06:34, 2019-06-23

ICE raids spark fear, protests Immigration advocates took to the streets in protest Friday ahead of mass deportation raids planned this weekend in ten major cities. President Trump says the thousands of families targeted have already been given deportation orders. Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit the ...
07:51, 2019-07-13

Campaigners fear US could be on brink of all-out abortion ban Seeking an abortion in Alabama is already hard. Outside the Reproductive Health Services clinic in the city of Montgomery, protesters harangue approaching patients....
14:34, 2019-05-23

In Tehran, specter of war met with more defiance than fear People in Tehran speak in hushed tones about what the coming days may bring. As geopolitical tensions crank up, talk of imminent conflict with the United States is widespread on the streets of Iran's capital....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Rural Americans are changing their views on LGBTQ rights. Just look at this Kentucky town Henderson, Kentucky residents passed protections for gay residents, then rejected them. Now, they're coming around full circle.        ...
09:01, 2019-06-23

Over 200 major companies sign Supreme Court brief in favor of LGBTQ workers More than 200 major U.S. and international corporations signed an amicus brief submitted to the Supreme Court on Tuesday arguing that excluding sexual orientation and gender identity from federal civil rights law “would undermine the nation’s business interests.” “The 206 businesses that join this b...
04:51, 2019-07-03

Public pressure prompts Ohio library to cancel LGBTQ event NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — Public opposition that included Ohio’s Republican House speaker has prompted a county library outside Columbus to cancel an LGBTQ program for teens. The Newark Advocate reports the Friday event at the Licking County Library in Newark was scheduled ahead of the city’s ...
22:34, 2019-06-01

Taylor Swift releases song and petition calling for LGBTQ equality Pop singer and songwriter Taylor Swift on Monday released a star-studded music video that scolded social media trolls and urged fans to sign a petition demanding U.S. legal protections for gays, lesbians and transgender people....
23:34, 2019-06-17

Some US embassies are still flying LGBTQ pride flags despite Trump administration advisory against it ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images US embassies and diplomatic missions are honoring LGBTQ pride month around the globe, despite the State Department's decision to reject requests to fly rainbow flags. Several embassies also honored pride month and other LGBTQ celebrations in other ways. Visit BusinessI...
03:51, 2019-06-10

Florida Governor Snubs LGBTQ Community on Eve of Pulse Shooting Anniversary Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is backtracking on Twitter after his proclamation on the third anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting garnered criticism for omitting any mention of the LGBTQ community targeted in the attack....
00:51, 2019-06-13

Protecting Pride: Safe Spaces Are Crucial to the Existence of the LGBTQ Community Pride Month is a time of celebration. A time where same-gender-loving men get together to celebrate love, liberty and the occasional Beyoncé. During these celebrations, it is imperative for us to feel safe in the spaces we inhabit. Our mere existence can be viewed as a threat to some, and therefore,...
00:00, 2019-06-29

Stonewall Forever: 50 years after the raid that sparked the LGBTQ movement, it goes digital Stonewall Forever: As a digital monument to the Stonewall uprising debuts, the riots' legacy couldn't be more relevant today, LGBTQ activists say.        ...
20:51, 2019-06-04

Teens, superheroes lead charge in LGBTQ Hollywood movie characters Movies like "Bohemian Rhapsody," "Love, Simon" and "Deadpool 2" helped increase the numbers of gay and bisexual characters in Hollywood movies last year....
03:00, 2019-05-24

Florida gov adds LGBTQ note to Pulse nightclub memorial after backlash Florida’s governor has changed his Pulse nightclub remembrance proclamation after being accused of “straight-washing” the massacre on its third anniversary. Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis faced a storm of protest after his initial remembrance failed to note the LGBTQ community at the heart of the 2106...
21:34, 2019-06-12

For China's LGBTQ people, Taiwan's rainbow victory is a moment of joy and pain When Chinese gay rights activist Peng Yanhui heard that Taiwan had approved a bill legalizing same-sex marriage on May 17 as he boarded a flight, he burst into tears of joy....
07:17, 2019-05-23

New York leads Pride parade cavalcade with huge LGBTQ celebration Two marches in Manhattan, many more around USLove and Resistance: priceless pictures of LGBTQ pioneersNew York will throw a massive LGBTQ Pride march on Sunday, as other US cities including San Francisco, Chicago and Seattle also host parades commemorating the 50th anniversary of the clash between p...
14:17, 2019-06-30

Princess Diana’s death turned into morbid attraction at Tennessee theme park A theme park has created a bizarre attraction based on Princess Diana’s death in what is being seen as a sick attempt to cash in on the tragedy. Guests are being charged £20 ($25) to see a 3D remake of the 1997 Paris horror crash and even get the chance to vote if the Royal......
01:34, 2019-05-25

Tennessee mothers discuss raising LGBT kids in a state set to 'legalize hate' Republican lawmakers have introduced six anti-LGBT bills, which the Tennessee Equality Project has dubbed the Slate of HateAfter a round at the salad bar at Ruby Tuesdays, the moms gather in a booth at the back of the restaurant in Clarksville, northern Tennessee.Dawn Moore had a horrible day becaus...
08:51, 2019-05-27

Pregnant woman, 2-year-old son dead in Tennessee after driver deliberately mows them down, police say A Tennessee driver killed a pregnant woman and her 2-year-old son and injured two other people when he intentionally mowed them down Monday, according to police. William David Phillips, 33, first hit pedestrian Tillman Gunter, 61, before driving less than a mile and running over Sierra Wilson Cahoon...
18:34, 2019-06-22

Ted Cruz leads backlash after Tennessee gov signs proclamation honoring early KKK leader Tennesse Gov. Bill Lee was under fire from Republicans and Democrats alike Friday after signing a proclamation designating Saturday, July 13 as Nathan Bedford Forrest Day, a state "day of special observance" honoring a Confederate general and early leader of the Klu Klux Klan....
08:00, 2019-07-13

3 kids found locked in back of U-Haul carrying drugs in Tennessee: police Authorities say three children have been rescued from the back of a U-Haul truck that was carrying drugs in Tennessee, and three North Carolinians have been charged in the case....
12:17, 2019-07-16

Emanuel Samson sentenced to life without parole for 2017 Tennessee church shooting The Nashville jury, which already found Samson, 27, guilty of first-degree murder, decided on the sentence possible after less than two hours.        ...
03:34, 2019-05-29

MPs fear EU settlement scheme will lead to 'new Windrush' MPs have serious concerns about the scheme by which EU citizens must apply to stay in the UK after Brexit, and fear it will lead to a new Windrush scandal....
13:34, 2019-05-30

Germans fear return of 'scary' surveillance A hidden audio recorder built to fit inside a bedroom door. A tiny camera stashed in a garden birdhouse. Secret odour-samplers embedded into living rooms sofa to collect signature body scents, to be stored for future use so sniffer dogs can track surveillance targets....
06:51, 2019-06-09

How a City in Fear Brutalized the Central Park Five With a new Netflix series revisiting the case of the wrongfully convicted teenage boys, a writer who covered the original trial looks back on a warped time, and the warping of truth....
12:17, 2019-05-30

Thai exiles in fear after murders and disappearances When members of the exiled Thai protest band Faiyen learned that the concrete-stuffed bodies of two Thai activists who had disappeared from Laos had been found in the Mekong River, they grew worried about their own fates....
09:51, 2019-05-24

The Londoner: Fisticuffs fear in Politics Live row Jo Coburn says Francois vs. Self row was "my fault"/ Labour MPs resist House of Lords offer by Lib Dems/ Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid rivalry finds new front...
18:17, 2019-06-28

Explainer: Should Big Tech fear U.S. antitrust enforcers? The arcane topic of antitrust law is getting more attention with the U.S. government gearing up to investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, and Amazon.com Inc compete fairly....
23:51, 2019-06-05

Six Airplane Facts to Cure Your Fear of Flying For some people, air travel is just another part of everyday life. But for others, it’s a major source of stress and anxiety. The good news is that most fears boil down to a lack of understanding, and in those situations knowledge really is power. If the thought of flying in a plane makes you anxiou...
02:00, 2019-06-07

Hedonism, sex and fear – why the Weimar republic is in vogue From Fritz Lang to Brecht, 1920s German culture is being celebrated in print and on stage – perhaps because it has clear echoes todayIt was one of the most febrile and fascinating periods in the 20th century. A time when cultural creativity and technical innovation walked hand in hand with political...
20:17, 2019-05-25

Real Madrid Are Spending Big To Strike Fear Once Again Three managers in one season; a distant third place in La Liga; an early come-from-ahead Champions League exit; the continued ignominy of paying Gareth Bale’s massive wages. The 2018-19 season was not a good one for Real Madrid, who saw their streak of three straight (and four out of the last five)...
23:51, 2019-06-13

Dodgers fear Seager has serious hamstring strain Corey Seager pulled up lame while attempting to score in the ninth inning Tuesday, and Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said "early indications" were that Seager has a Grade "2-plus" strain....
12:34, 2019-06-12

Learning to overcome my fear of singing was as easy as do-re-mi I thought I couldn’t sing. Then I discovered there’s no such thing as ‘tone deaf’ – and that singing is not very different to speakingIt’s lunchtime on a sunny day in early June. I’m standing on London’s Fleet Street outside an imposing door that’s sandwiched between a solicitor’s office and Ye Olde...
17:34, 2019-06-15

Artificial Intelligence: 3 Reasons to Fear a b-A.I.-r Market You name the industry -- from cyber-security to healthcare, telecom to transportation, big data to... baby diapers! -- high growth companies across the globe are investing in Artificial Intelligence technology at an astounding rate. But could there be a reason to fear a boom-bust cycle ahead? No... ...
23:51, 2019-05-21

Fear not, parents: Your middle kids are going to be just fine. Our kids’ desires for engagement and attention fluctuate based on their age, personality and how a given day happens to be going. But are these things also impacted by birth order? Not necessarily, experts say....
15:17, 2019-07-02

Jack Monroe: ‘I’m still haunted by the fear of being hungry’ The food writer and activist, 31, on internet insults, living in a shoebox, teaching at Sunday school and heckling Ed MilibandWhen I was born my parents lived in a flat so small that it now legally can’t be rented out as a dwelling. A bit later, when we moved out of that shoebox, they started foster...
17:00, 2019-06-15

Fear, Misinformation, and Measles Spread in Brooklyn Measles is back, health care workers are racing to contain it, and parents of vulnerable children are frantic. How a fever spread in a tight-knit community....
22:34, 2019-06-27

Strycova has no fear ahead of Serena clash Unseeded Czech Barbora Strycova believes she has the weapons to upset seven-times champion Serena Williams in Thursday's Wimbledon semi-final and will walk on Centre Court with no fear....
18:34, 2019-07-10

India's minorities fear return of Modi "It's not even been one year. I really miss him," says Sahila Khan, her head bowed and sitting in a small room that belonged to her father, Rakbar, a Muslim farmer who was lynched by a group of Hindu men in India's Rajasthan state....
03:17, 2019-05-23

They had just purchased fireworks. Then a man fired his gun into their car, igniting it Two young Houston-area children are in critical condition after a motorist fired into their family car and ignited fireworks.        ...
23:51, 2019-07-05

Shots Fired Into Apartments, Cars LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police are investigating after someone fired shots into two apartments and two cars. It happened around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday at an apartment complex near the intersection of Man o’ War and Todds Road. At the scene police found a person with a handgun. We’re...
11:34, 2019-06-19

Beto O'Rourke's plan for LGBTQ equality aims to overturn Trump policies Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke released a proposal Wednesday morning to achieve equality for LGBTQ Americans and reinstate protections abandoned by President Donald Trump....
14:34, 2019-06-12

Donald Trump Campaigned as a President for LGBTQ Americans. But He Keeps Rolling Back Protections for Them As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump repeatedly vowed to protect LGBTQ Americans. When a debate broke out over which bathrooms transgender individuals should be able to use, Trump told the Today show that Caitlyn Jenner could use any bathroom she wanted at Trump Tower. He later tweeted that he...
21:17, 2019-05-26

Democrat presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke outlines LGBTQ policy proposal Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke on Wednesday outlined his proposal to improve gay rights in the United States and to reverse what he called "discriminatory policies" under President Donald Trump....
13:51, 2019-06-12

Americans' perception of LGBTQ rights under federal law largely incorrect: Reuters/Ipsos Almost half of all Americans incorrectly believe that federal law protects lesbian, gay and bisexual people from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released this week....
14:34, 2019-06-11

Nicholas Sparks tried to ban an LGBTQ+ club and student protest from his school, like a villain in a book And now for a bit of news as predictable as his novels: Per an extensive report from The Daily Beast, prolific heteronormative romance bro Nicholas Sparks- who also co-founded and runs the Epiphany School of Global Studies in North Carolina - is currently embroiled in a legal battle for an alleged p...
21:51, 2019-06-13

Pride 2019: The world's 15 biggest LGBTQ celebrations, from New York to Tel Aviv June is Pride Month and we're taking a look at all the exciting ways cities around the globe plan to celebrate the LGBTQ this year.       ...
03:34, 2019-06-11

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki apologizes to LGBTQ community over handling of anti-gay content YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki apologized at to the gay and lesbian community over the handling of anti-gay content on the Google owned video platform.       ...
03:00, 2019-06-11

Jonathan Van Ness Demands More "Racial and Size" Diversity in LGBTQ Advocacy Groups If you see--or don't see--something, say something! After celebrating World Pride in New York City over the weekend, Jonathan Van Ness took to Instagram where he shared his thoughts......
06:51, 2019-07-02

Taylor Swift letter urges Republican senator to back LGBTQ rights Swift calls on home-state senator to support Equality Act‘Let’s demand … our laws truly treat all our citizens equally’Taylor Swift kicked off Pride Month on Saturday by asking the Tennessee Republican senator Lamar Alexander to protect LGBTQ rights and support the Equality Act. Related: Tennessee m...
23:34, 2019-06-01

Taylor Swift Urges GOP Senator to Support LGBTQ Equality Act: ‘Think About the Lives You Could Change’ Taylor Swift is imploring Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee to defend LGBTQ rights by supporting the Equality Act. The legislation, which prevents discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, was passed by the House in May and has now moved to the Senate. Swift shared t...
23:34, 2019-06-01

'I'm So Fucking Woke, I'm Ready to Go to Sleep': Lee Daniels Speaks on the Progress of LGBTQ Liberation Fifty years. It’s been fifty years since the Stonewall uprising on June 28, 1969. Fifty years worth of struggles, pain, blood, sweat, tears, oppression, erasure, rebellion, progression, and much, much more....
15:34, 2019-06-28

LGBTQ Community Celebrates 20th Anniversary Of Passage Of Fairness Ordinance In Lexington LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – LGBTQ community leaders are celebrating the 20th anniversary of a milestone in the fight for equality here in central Kentucky. The Fairness Ordinance passed in Lexington in 1999, protecting people against discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity....
03:51, 2019-06-24

Millions celebrate LGBTQ pride in New York amid global fight for equality Millions lined the streets of New York on Sunday to wave rainbow flags, celebrate the movement toward LGBTQ equality and renew calls for action in what organizers billed as the largest gay pride celebration in history....
01:17, 2019-07-01

Costa Rica education minister resigns under Evangelical fire for LGBTQ policy Costa Rica's education minister Edgar Mora resigned on Monday following protests against policies including his support for gender-neutral bathrooms, in a sign the cultural issues that dominated last year's presidential election remain divisive....
03:34, 2019-07-02

Halsey Sets the Record Straight After Being Accused of Using LGBTQ Community as a "Marketing Strategy" Halsey is not here for unnecessary drama. On Saturday, the 24-year-old star took to Instagram to share a candid snapshot from her concert in Brazil. "peak bi gurl evolution," she......
23:17, 2019-07-07

Google Celebrates 50 Years of LGBTQ Pride with ‘Living Monument’ to the Stonewall Riots To celebrate 50 years of LGBTQ Pride, Google is debuting a “living monument” to the Stonewall Riots. In conjunction with the The Center, a New York City LGBT community center, and the National Park Service, Google has announced the project, “Stonewall Forever,” ahead of the ...
00:34, 2019-06-05

Gayming Magazine: New media platform aims to bring gaming LGBTQ+ communities together A new online magazine is set to take the gaming world by storm by acting as a hub for LGBTQ+ stories and voices across the industry. Here's what you need to know....
19:51, 2019-05-31

Diana Ross celebrates LGBTQ community at birthday Radio City concert When Diana Ross began her 75th birthday concert at Radio City Music Hall on Saturday night with “I’m Coming Out” — her 1980 hit that she released without knowing exactly why it would become a gay anthem — the legendary diva was fully aware of what this song, this moment, meant to the LGBTQ community...
22:17, 2019-06-23

'Here, I feel free': Mexico City celebrates role as haven for LGBTQ migrants Tens of thousands of people paraded through the streets of Mexico City on Saturday to celebrate the capital's growing role as a beacon of tolerance for migrants fleeing persecution for their gender......
06:51, 2019-06-30

Tennessee police warn of ‘meth gators,’ urge drug users not to flush their stashes If you’re a meth user in Loretto, Tennessee, local law enforcement would very much like for you to stop, and when you do, please don’t ditch your stash by flushing it down the toilet. That’s the message the Loretto Police Department is sending out in a Facebook post describing a re...
23:34, 2019-07-15

Methed-up gators and ducks and geese, oh my! Tennessee police warn against flushing drugs down the toilet A Tennessee police department urged residents not to flush drugs down the toilet, citing fears that wildlife could get "hyped up on meth."        ...
11:00, 2019-07-16

Emanuel Samson found guilty of first-degree murder in 2017 Tennessee church shooting Samson was indicted on 43 counts in the case, including first-degree murder in the shooting death of Melanie Crow.        ...
22:00, 2019-05-24

Tennessee Smokies delete tweet showing Betsy Ross flag drawn on infield The Tennessee Smokies, Class AA affiliate of the Cubs, deleted a tweet with four photos showing the Betsy Ross flag etched into the infield dirt.       ...
06:00, 2019-07-04

Tennessee police warn flushing drugs could create hyper-aggressive ‘meth-gators’ NBC NEWS – A police department in Loretto, Tennessee, is asking residents to refrain from flushing drugs, such as methamphetamine, down the toilet to prevent “meth-gators.” In the Facebook post, the Loretto Police Department wrote that on Saturday, officers executed a search warran...
03:17, 2019-07-17

Three adults face charges after kids, drugs found locked in the back of U-Haul in Tennessee The Tennessee Highway Patrol found three children in the back of a U-Haul in Cocke Co. on Wednesday, along with an assortment of drugs.        ...
19:34, 2019-07-16

Along with racetrack deaths, horse racing now has another fear: slaughterhouses HBO's report sheds light on racing's darkest dynamic as thousands of failed and retired thoroughbreds are slaughtered for meat every year.        ...
15:17, 2019-05-23

One-third of Americans have cut back on spending, and some fear a recession is coming A third of Americans are spending less, according to the CNBC/Acorns Invest in You Spending Survey released on Monday. The reasons they cite include fear of a job loss, high medical bills and fear of a recession....
22:00, 2019-07-01

TV station to continue reporting 'without fear' after offices raided An Australian TV station has been raided by police over a story alleging special forces had been involved in the unlawful killing of civilians in Afghanistan....
14:17, 2019-06-05

How the new Nissan Leaf helped me conquer my fear of driving I’m not a confident driver, so I almost turned down the opportunity to test the new Nissan Leaf for three days – but I’m very glad I didn’t.I learned to drive when I was 19 on the distinctly un-mean streets of Milton Keynes – a town 50 miles from London, known for ...
23:00, 2019-06-05

Confusion, fear reigns on Mexico border with new US policy Asylum-seekers gathered in Nuevo Laredo, across the border from Texas, grappled to understand what a new U.S. policy that all but eliminates refuge claims by Central Americans meant for their bids to find a better life in America...
16:00, 2019-07-17

Fear of humans influences behavior of predators, rodents When the presence of humans is palpable, pumas and medium-sized carnivores keep a lower profile, according to a new study, allowing rodents to take a more brazen approach to foraging....
21:34, 2019-07-17

Pro-impeachment Dems fear Al Green's renegade push House Democrats methodically working to build support for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump fear that a rogue move by a Texas Democrat could scramble their best efforts. It’s unclear whether Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) will seek Trump’s immediate impeachment or simply the launch of ...
22:17, 2019-07-16

3 reasons to fear America's $70 trillion debt pile America's debt load is about to hit a record. The combination of cheap money and soaring debt helped fuel the decade-long economic expansion and bull market, but America's gluttony of loans could work against it if its fragile economic balance shifts....
23:51, 2019-07-17

"Speak Up Without Fear", Says UK Foreign Minister After Envoy To US Quits Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt urged British diplomats to keep speaking "without fear or favour" following the resignation of the ambassador to the United States over leaked memos that criticised the......
09:34, 2019-07-12

Modi: Minorities living in 'world of imaginary fear' The call to prayer rings out through the crowded, bustling streets of Old Delhi -- a maze of chaotic streets full of honking scooters, shouting rickshaw wallas, vendors selling jewelery and eateries laden with sweet delicacies....
13:51, 2019-05-30

Fear missing out? Amazon knows it—and uses it to make Prime Day sales Amazon's marketing for its annual Prime Day plays on our fear of missing out on deals and discounts. Experts weigh in on the consumer psychology behind Prime Day....
17:01, 2019-07-14

Run-in with Pamplona bull made American ‘fear for my life’ The desire to have a selfie as a souvenir from running with the bulls in Spain turned into a near-death experience an American lawyer says he’ll never forget...
21:51, 2019-07-08

Mets, Yankees may need to finally overcome their trade fear June was defining in New York baseball. The Yankees posted the best record in the AL to surge to the overall best record in the AL. The Mets produced the worst record in the NL to fall 11 under .500 and 12 out of first place. Their first games of July were against each other......
02:51, 2019-07-03

Climate hawks fear Tom Steyer's presidential run could backfire Environmentalists are not enthusiastic about California billionaire Tom Steyer’s late entrance into the presidential race and worry his campaign could backfire....
14:01, 2019-07-13

Paper Round: United fear Pogba will go AWOL "Manchester United worry over Paul Pogba, Arsenal want Ryan Fraser, Newcastle set Rafael Benitez departure in May, and Chelsea aim to keep Callum Hudson-Odoi."...
10:17, 2019-07-07

Fear, mistrust drive vaccination hesitancy, researchers say Half of Americans reported a hesitation or outright refusal to take an anti-Ebola vaccine, which researchers say is based on the same reasoning fueling anti-vaccine fears around the world....
23:34, 2019-07-18

If everyone else is worried about stocks, capitalize on the fear and make a fortune Markets often pre-price widely known information, especially the bad stuff. Invest in the stock market when others pull out, and you won't regret it.       ...
16:00, 2019-07-07

Charge dismissed against officer whose gun fired at school FOWLERVILLE, Mich. (AP) — A charge has been dismissed against a Michigan police officer whose personal gun accidentally fired into the floor of a high school gymnasium as he watched a wrestling tournament. WHMI-FM reports the dismissal followed a plea agreement for Flint police Lt. M...
15:17, 2019-06-17

Prosecutors want 17 convictions tossed after officers fired TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Florida prosecutors say they’ll seek to overturn the convictions of 17 people whose cases hung on the testimony of three recently fired police officers. The Tamp Bay Times reports that Hillsborough State Attorney Andrew Warren announced Wednesday that his off...
22:34, 2019-06-20

New Zealand fired up by cruel Netherlands defeat New Zealand's heart-breaking defeat by the Netherlands in their women's World Cup opener had ignited an even bigger fire in the bellies of the Football Ferns ahead of their next encounter against Canada, midfielder Katie Bowen said....
08:17, 2019-06-14

These firefighters fought back after being fired for having babies After Grace Fosu and Thelma Hammond were fired from Ghana's National Fire Service they filed a lawsuit in the country's first gender discrimination court case....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Cop who ‘froze’ during Las Vegas shooting massacre is fired A cowardly Las Vegas cop who admitted that he froze in a hallway while responding to the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history has been fired, department officials said. Officer Cordell Hendrex — who was caught on body camera footage waiting in a hallway one floor below a mass shooter a...
06:17, 2019-07-04

Mets analyst Nelson Figueroa fired from SNY Mets TV analyst Nelson Figueroa has been fired from his job with SNY, The Post has learned. Figueroa was let go Friday morning after he showed up Thursday in what was described by sources as a state not fit to work. Figueroa allegedly demanded to still appear on SNY’s evening program, “Baseball Nigh...
09:34, 2019-06-01

The Latest: Man Who Fired At Texas Courthouse Just Graduated Brian Isaack Clyde – Gunman dead after shootout with police outside Dallas court building, Texas, Photo Date: 6/17/2019 DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on an exchange of gunfire outside the federal courthouse in downtown Dallas (all times local): 5 p.m. A 22-year-old man who was killed after openin...
01:34, 2019-06-18

Why Four Officers Were Fired for Their Response to the Parkland Shooting “This was neglect of duty,” the sheriff said in announcing the firing of two more deputies on Wednesday, more than 16 months after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Nicki Minaj drops out of Saudi Arabia concert in support of women and LGBTQ rights Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women's rights, gay rights and freedom of expression....
21:51, 2019-07-09

Millions celebrate LGBTQ pride in New York amid global fight for equality: organizers Millions lined the streets of New York on Sunday to wave rainbow flags, celebrate the movement toward LGBTQ equality and renew calls for action in what organizers billed as the largest gay pride celebration in history....
03:34, 2019-07-02

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez used air horns to emphasize her LGBTQ policy points at Bronx Pride REUTERS/David 'Dee' Delgado Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made an appearance at Bronx Pride on Sunday to give a speech about LGBTQ policies – along with some air horn sound effects. Her policy points included making PrEP free for all, tackling the LGBTQ youth homelessness crisis, and...
23:17, 2019-06-23

Pride month: companies launch rainbow-themed products and donate to LGBTQ nonprofits Major retailers have either launched Pride-themed products, run LGBTQ-themed ads, or donated to nonprofit organizations that support the community.       ...
12:00, 2019-06-29

A Pennsylvania mayor calls off an LGBTQ flag-raising at City Hall just minutes before the event The rainbow flag that is the symbol of the LGBTQ community was set to be raised at Reading, Pennsylvania, City Hall to kick off the city's weeklong Pride celebration. But the mayor called things off just minutes before the ceremony because, he says, it's a political movement....
23:51, 2019-07-17

Abuse, neglect, filth, death: 11 Tennessee nursing homes provide persistently poor care Tennessee's 11 most poorly performing nursing homes were listed on a Senate Special Committee on Aging released a report.        ...
15:00, 2019-07-01

Tennessee murder victim found holding piece of paper with suspect’s license plate on it: report The Tennessee man who was shot and killed outside his Cordova home last week was reportedly found holding a piece of paper that authorities think might be the key to bringing his killer to justice....
20:00, 2019-05-21

Tennessee man's finger balloons, pops, sheds skin in gory pics after 'freak' rattlesnake bite A man who was doing work in the woods with his friends said a “freak accident” involving a snake landed him in medical trouble with a massively swollen purple finger....
18:34, 2019-06-04

Chris Brooks has published emails showing that Tennessee governor Bill Lee’s office is working direc Chris Brooks has published emails showing that Tennessee governor Bill Lee’s office is working directly with Volkswagen to crush a union drive at its factory in Chattanooga. Both Bill Lee and Volkswagen are real pieces of shit! Support labor reporting on the ground, and send a pizza to your local Vo...
17:17, 2019-05-30

Tennessee man secretly lived in family's attic, snuck into 14-year-old girl’s room at night: cops A Tennessee man was arrested after he allegedly lived in a family's attic and would sneak into their 14-year-old daughter's bedroom to see her at night....
16:51, 2019-06-13

Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus. The post Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus appeared first on ...
18:34, 2019-05-21

Yewande reveals fear of holes on Love Island – so what is trypophobia? WHAT is trypophobia? Love Island star Yewande recently revealed her fear of holes on the ITV2 series. Here's all you need to know about the quirky phobia....
13:17, 2019-06-12

Lampard has no fear of player power threatening Chelsea return Dressing room manoeuvres thought to have been behind previous sackings but new incumbent is scornful of the ideaTo those on the outside it was the thing that drove Chelsea to titles during Frank Lampard’s playing days at the club but also what did for a clutch of their managers. Player power: it was...
01:00, 2019-07-07

Japan's Nikkei slips on fear of escalating U.S.-China tensions Japan's Nikkei share average dropped on Friday, as concerns about escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing over trade and technology firms sapped investor appetite while steep losses in oil prices hit trading houses....
06:17, 2019-05-24

Nightmares, flashbacks and constant fear: how a stalker brought me to my wits’ end I blocked them, threatened legal action and finally informed the police. But my stalker’s persistence made me afraid for my lifeIt started with an email. My brother-in-law had died of cancer and I posted a tribute on Facebook. Shortly afterwards, an email arrived from someone I didn’t know, expressi...
13:51, 2019-07-03

Fear of ICE raids prompts warnings, advice to undocumented residents The Trump administration's threat of immigration raids after the Fourth of July has prompted a surge of fear in minority communities across the country....
03:00, 2019-07-04

Human rights advocates fear Mexico's National Guard Mexico is being credited for helping to reduce Central American migration to the United States, but human rights advocates worry that the newly formed National Guard might be going too far....
05:34, 2019-07-12

Fear and Anger Over Construction of International Airport For Machu Picchu Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley in Peru is being put under threat of ‘irreparable damage’ as work to build an international airport to cater for ever increasing numbers of tourists begins. Land has been cleared in readiness for the construction workers to move in. With over 1.5 million visitors a...
14:38, 2019-05-21

| WATCH: Swaziland cannabis farmers fear new South African law Following a new South African law allowing private growth and consumption of cannabis, growers in neighbouring Swaziland, who depended on South Africa's demand, may face economic ruin. WATCH NOW....
15:34, 2019-06-07

‘Every day, it is a risk’: immigrant communities paralyzed by fear of impending Ice raids Mayors in major cities have pledged to support those targeted by Sunday’s ‘enforcement operations’When CG heard that Donald Trump had announced raids by the immigration enforcement agency Ice a few weeks ago, she turned to her husband. Get groceries, she told him, like a storm is coming.“Bananas, mi...
09:34, 2019-07-13

Germaine de Randamie no longer fighting 'never-ending' fear narrative She was ridiculed by fans for refusing to take a fight, then spent a year sidelined by injury. But Germaine de Randamie never lost sight of what MMA means to her....
19:34, 2019-07-11

Nicaragua amnesty law sparks fear of whitewash over protest crackdown Nicaragua's government on Friday proposed an amnesty law that would free prisoners detained in protests against President Daniel Ortega, but which opponents fear will also limit scope to investigate the state for its crackdown on demonstrators....
02:51, 2019-06-08

The True Story of How a City in Fear Brutalized the Central Park Five “When They See Us” revisits the case of the wrongfully convicted teenage boys. A writer who covered the original trial looks back on a warped time, and the warping of truth....
09:51, 2019-06-02

Hong Kong’s elite fear extradition law could harm their reputation Business leaders in the region take tentative steps in face of contentious billDays after Hong Kong’s first major protest against its stalled extradition law, a property firm decided to take a £2.5m hit and abandon an option to develop a slice of prime city land, blaming “social contradiction and ec...
01:17, 2019-06-23

Pakistan Man Murders HIV Positive Wife As Outbreak Spreads Fear A man killed his HIV positive wife on Wednesday in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have tested positive for the virus in recent weeks, stirring panic and casting a light on the country's......
16:17, 2019-05-29

Fear ''Threat'' To Life: Karnataka Rebel Lawmakers To Mumbai Top Cop Ten rebel lawmakers from the Congress-JD(S) combine have written to the Mumbai police commissioner expressing fears of threat to their lives during visits of Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy......
01:17, 2019-07-10

Fear and loathing in cricket's fraying heartland | Andy Bull There is a cost to tinkering with formats and selling the game to Sky – cricket’s very life is at stakeThe barman at the Bat and Ball isn’t sure whether or not he likes cricket. “Never seen it,” he says, “never played it.” It’s a pity, because the game grew up by his pub. It’s a hook over the road f...
01:34, 2019-05-25

U.S. retailers' halting outlook reveals scale of tariff fear The first half of 2019 was expected to be a boon for U.S. retailers, buoyed by solid consumer sentiment at home and expansion in China - the market many of them have targeted for the future....
16:51, 2019-06-13

On PM's "Minorities' Fear" Remark, Asaduddin Owaisi Cites Cow Vigilantes Asaduddin Owaisi, the leader of AIMIM (All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen) has joined issue with Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his comment that the minorities have been "deceived" and "made to......
14:17, 2019-05-26

Pete Alonso shuts up Mets fans’ biggest fear MINNEAPOLIS — Jinx? Did someone say jinx? Well … there weren’t a lot of people using that word inside the Mets’ clubhouse the past few days. But it has certainly been a subject of conversation in those places where Mets fans gather to ruminate and restlessly wait for the sky to fall and the other......
13:17, 2019-07-18

Iraq weighs captives' rights against fear of new Islamic State Iraqi farmer Shaker Salih says he feared Islamic State, but feared its defeat even more. His problem is persuading people to believe that he did not support the jihadists....
12:34, 2019-05-23

Shares slide on fear trade spat is now a tech cold war World shares skidded further on Thursday as concerns grew that the China-U.S. trade conflict was fast turning into a technology cold war between the world's two largest economies, leading oil prices to plunge and strengthening the dollar....
19:00, 2019-05-23

'Fear' and 'favor' chill newsroom at storied Japanese paper (This January 25 story corrects to specify the three goals cited by Japan Times management for the style change in the December meeting and to revise the description of management's expectations for the relationship to advertising revenue.)...
08:51, 2019-07-19

Richie Incognito Will Get Work As Long As The NFL Mistakes Fear For Strength Three teams worked out Richie Incognito during the 2014 NFL season. They probably could have used him, both because Incognito had by then become a pretty good NFL guard after an early career marked by bad penalties and bullshit and because teams wouldn’t invite a player in for a workout if they didn...
20:17, 2019-06-03

Fear Spurs Support for Health Law as Republicans Work to Repeal It Thousands of people are speaking out in support of the Affordable Care Act by sharing testimonials with Congress and holding rallies across the country....
14:51, 2019-05-21

WHO drug pricing talks may fail to end secrecy, activists fear Governments are working on a drug pricing transparency deal at the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual assembly, but activists said on Thursday they fear crucial costs may be left out, enabling pharmaceutical firms to keep prices high....
21:34, 2019-05-23

China hawks fear Trump is ready to deal on Huawei At G-20 meeting, Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to ask the U.S. president to lift a ban on U.S. companies supplying Huawei. Trump faces a GOP backlash if he agrees....
04:17, 2019-06-28

| As migrants wait in fear, no sign of large-scale US raids Thousands of undocumented immigrants waited in uncertainty, fearful of the nationwide raids promised by President Donald Trump, but there were no immediate signs of any large-scale operations....
18:34, 2019-07-15

My wife gave birth two weeks ago. Here's how I handled the fear that she would die. Our memories differ on which doctors said what, and when, but we both grasped the you-could-die-here message.        ...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Sources: Fear of Lakers dynasty drove Clips' deal As fears mounted that the Lakers had pushed to the cusp of creating an unprecedented Big Three, the Clippers made a blockbuster trade for OKC's Paul George and cleared the path for Kawhi Leonard to sign a four-year, $141 million contract....
21:17, 2019-07-06

Jeffrey Epstein reportedly used $128,000 from his nonprofit science foundation to pay the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office for off-duty deputies who guarded him during his work release New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services / Handout via REUTERS Jeffrey Epstein reportedly used $128,000 from his nonprofit, the Florida Science Foundation, to pay the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office for off-duty deputies to guard him during his 2008 work-release program. Epstein was ...
10:17, 2019-07-18

Swimming: 'Iron Lady' Hosszu fired up by ISL battle She was one of the stars of the Rio Olympics and is now leading a revolution in swimming but Hungarian triple gold medal winner Katinka Hosszu believes she has the energy to fight to win both inside and outside the pool....
19:00, 2019-05-22

Canopy Growth co-CEO Bruce Linton claims he was fired Canopy Growth Corp.’s co-chief executive officer, Bruce Linton, said he was fired from the Canadian cannabis company, which he founded in 2013, sending its shares down 6%. “I was terminated,” Linton said in an interview with CNBC following Canopy’s announcement of his exit Wednesda...
19:34, 2019-07-03

Top de Blasio campaign advisor fired as Harvard professor One of three senior advisors Mayor Bill de Blasio hired to run his struggling presidential campaign was fired from Harvard University after colleagues found him “difficult to deal with” and his courses “stunningly devoid of any sort of intellectual content,” according to repo...
22:17, 2019-05-22

Canadian artist fired after viral Trump cartoon A publishing company in New Brunswick, Canada, has terminated its contract with cartoonist Michael de Adder after a drawing he did of President Donald Trump standing over the bodies of two drowned migrants went viral on social media. The drawing, which was posted on de Adder’s Twitter account ...
20:17, 2019-06-30

UPDATE 3-Canopy Growth co-CEO Bruce Linton says he was fired Canopy Growth Corp founder and co-Chief Executive Officer Bruce Linton said he was fired, a surprise move that comes just a week after its largest shareholder expressed disappointment over the company's loss-making streak....
16:51, 2019-07-03

The Latest: Reports of shots fired at Raptors parade The Latest on reports of shots fired at Raptors parade in Toronto (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Toronto police say two people have been shot and wounded at a rally for the NBA champion Raptors....
23:51, 2019-06-17

Kansas police kill man who fired shots in standoff with them WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police in Kansas say a man who was firing gunshots inside an apartment has been shot and killed by officers after they tried to get him to surrender. Wichita Police Chief Gordon Ramsay says officers responding to a report of an explosion around 1:55 a.m. Thursday at a south side...
19:17, 2019-05-23

600 rockets fired from Gaza, Israel responds with airstrikes Twenty-three people have died in Gaza as a result of the fighting between Israel and Gaza militants since Saturday morning, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Pakistan says it has test-fired nuclear-capable missile ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s military says it has successfully test-fired a long-range ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead. A statement from the military says the surface-to-surface Shaheen-II missile, which has a range of 1,500 kilometers, or 932 miles, was launched on Thursday ...
11:34, 2019-05-23

Police: Texas officers kill man who fired while running off AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — Police say Amarillo officers shot and killed a 22-year-old man suspected of earlier shootings after he opened fire on them. A city police spokesman says officers had been looking for Isaac Ray Ruiz after he shot at people Tuesday evening, seemingly at random, without injuring ...
05:17, 2019-05-31

Fired charity CEO accused of using cash on LSU, Saints games BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana hospital foundation’s former fundraising chief is accused of stealing about $550,000 in donations and using some of it to send family and friends to LSU and New Orleans Saints football games. The Advocate reports court documents filed Tuesday say 49-year-old...
13:51, 2019-06-05

Israel strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said its aircraft struck Syrian army targets on Sunday after rockets were fired at the Golan Heights, and Syria's state media said three soldiers were killed in the second such flare-up in a week....
08:51, 2019-06-02

Iowa Official, 66, Says His Love of Tupac Wasn’t What Got Him Fired Jerry Foxhoven, the former director of the state’s Department of Human Services, was removed days after he sent an email celebrating the rapper to 4,300 employees....
03:34, 2019-07-18

A New Jersey cop overdosed on heroin in a patrol car while on duty. He was fired A New Jersey police officer has pleaded guilty to possession of heroin and driving while intoxicated while on duty in April.        ...
17:34, 2019-07-15

Dissent in Ranks of Hollywood Writers Who Fired Their Agents As television and movie writers find themselves in a standoff with the four major talent agencies, some of them want to push their unions in a new direction....
02:00, 2019-07-16

The Latest: Police: Dead suspect had fired handgun at them The Latest on the police shooting of a Fort Worth aggravated assault suspect and its aftermath (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Authorities in Fort Worth say evidence shows that an aggravated assault suspect shot and killed by officers had fired a handgun found with him....
02:51, 2019-06-11

Israeli military says 2 rockets fired at Israel from Syria JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says two projectiles have been fired from Syria toward the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. The military said Saturday there were no reports of casualties or damage. Israeli media reported sirens warning of incoming rockets were not activated. Israel has acknow...
22:34, 2019-06-01

Drake was so fired up after the Toronto Raptors captured their first NBA title The rapper was very happy once the final buzzer sounded and the Toronto Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors for their first NBA championship.       ...
11:34, 2019-06-14

Lexington Man Facing Charges After Shots Fired Incident LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man is facing charges after he allegedly fired a gun at his girlfriend. Police arrested Colten Gowins just before 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. An arrest citation says that on March 18, Gowins fired in the direction of his girlfriend. The incident happened on Colchester Drive ...
11:51, 2019-05-29

13 Pa. police officers to be fired over offensive Facebook posts Thirteen officers in Pennsylvania will be fired following an investigation into racist and offensive Facebook posts, the Philadelphia police commissioner announced on Thursday....
06:51, 2019-07-19

MTA bus driver suspensions surge but drivers rarely fired The MTA slapped bus drivers with 4,330 suspensions over a four-year period, but fired only 60, despite some having as many as 10 strikes against them....
05:17, 2019-06-09

Zionism row council worker was unfairly fired, says tribunal A council worker filmed at a pro-Jeremy Corbyn demonstration saying that Zionists "collaborated" with the Nazis was wrongly sacked, an employment tribunal has ruled....
17:17, 2019-07-12

Kellyanne Conway violated US law and should be fired, federal watchdog says White House spokesman says the agency’s report that the counselor had violated the Hatch Act was ‘deeply flawed’Follow the latest in US politics – liveA US federal watchdog is recommending that Donald Trump fire one of his most ardent and high-profile defenders, White House counselor Kellyanne Conwa...
17:00, 2019-06-14

Chick-fil-A's Miami airport location gets pushback from city leader over anti-LGBTQ stance A Miami city leader wants to stop Chick-fil-A from opening at the city's airport due to the company's financial support of anti-LGBTQ causes.        ...
00:34, 2019-05-23

Stonewall Forever: 50 years later, digital monument debuts. LGBTQ activists say it couldn't be more timely. Stonewall Forever: As a digital monument to the Stonewall uprising debuts, the riots' legacy couldn't be more relevant today, LGBTQ activists say.        ...
15:34, 2019-06-04

Iceman author Sina Grace opens up about Marvel's lack of support for LGBTQ+ superheroes and books A few years back now, Marvel made a fairly major (at the time) revelation about one of its most prominent mutant characters, revealing in an issue of Brian Michael Bendis’ All New X-Men that Bobby Drake, a.k.a.. founding X-Men member Iceman, was gay. (Well, technically, a time-traveling younger vers...
13:34, 2019-06-29

Nicholas Sparks reportedly tried to ban an LGBTQ club at the private prep school he founded, emails show MediaPunch/Diego Corredor via Associated Press The novelist Nicholas Sparks tried to shut down an LGBTQ club from being formed at the private prep school he co-founded, emails published by The Daily Beast on Thursday show. The former headmaster sued Sparks and the school's Board of Trustees in 2014...
02:51, 2019-06-14

Survey Shows Americans Are Becoming More Supportive of Transgender Rights Amid Federal Rollback of LGBTQ Protections More than six in ten Americans say they have become more supportive of transgender rights compared to their stances five years ago, according to a new survey. The findings from the Public Religion Research Institute, a nonpartisan research organization, show a shift in public perception across polit...
14:17, 2019-06-11

Package with anti-gun control message prompts bomb scare at local Tennessee Republican Party office A suspicious package with an anti-gun control message attached was sent to a local Republican Party office in Tennessee on Friday, prompting evacuations of nearby buildings....
02:51, 2019-06-08

Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt commits NCAA violation congratulating alma mater on hoops title Football coach Jeremy Pruitt's tweet congratulating his high school on winning a basketball title was one of the NCAA violations Tennessee reported.       ...
07:51, 2019-07-11

'Under siege': Fear and defiance mark life for Pakistan's minority Hazaras High walls around the neighborhoods of Pakistan's embattled Hazara community in the southwestern city of Quetta are designed to protect them from extremist militants, but also serve as a constant reminder of the threat they face....
05:17, 2019-07-05

After UK Envoy Sacked, Diplomats Fear Putting Trump Criticism In Writing The lightning-fast resignation of Britain's ambassador to the United States on Wednesday after a leak of his correspondence criticizing the Trump administration has sent shivers down the spines of......
04:17, 2019-07-11

Few migrants seeking U.S. asylum successfully claim fear of waiting in Mexico About 1% of the migrants sent to wait in Mexico pending the outcome of their U.S. asylum claims have successfully claimed that they would face danger if they had to stay in Mexico, a top U.S. immigration official said on Friday....
11:17, 2019-06-29

'Deepfake' videos, other tech could threaten 2020 election, Dems fear The House Intelligence Committee heard from artificial intelligence experts in a meeting Thursday over the potential threat “deepfake” technology could pose on America’s national security leading up to the 2020 presidential election....
10:00, 2019-06-14