Family of teen who died at Lakeland girls school advocates for congregate care industry reform in DC

Family of teen who died at Lakeland girls school advocates for congregate care industry reform in DC

Family of girl who died at Lakeland’s Girl’s Academy calls for reform Aaron Mesmer reports. LAKELAND, Fla. – The family of a teenager who died at a Lakeland group home in 2020 traveled to Washington DC this week to advocate for reforms to the congregate care industry. Naomi Wood’s family gathered in front of the … Read more

Warriors’ fans pack Chase Center plaza for a family-oriented watch party

Warriors watch party gives fans some family-friendly fun It was cold and the Warriors lost the game but there was something else about the watch party at San Francisco’s Chase Center that made it worthwhile for fans. SAN FRANCISCO – Despite the Warriors’ crushing loss to the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 5 at Tennessee, there … Read more

Delaware State University, a historically Black college, says women’s lacrosse team was racially profiled during Georgia traffic stop

The team’s bus was headed north on Interstate 95 in Liberty County on April 20 following a game in Florida when it was stopped “under the pretext of a minor traffic violation,” Delaware State University President Tony Allen said in a statement. Liberty County is on Georgia’s coast, south of Savannah. During the stop, sheriff’s … Read more

Connie Ridgeway’s family elated Casey White was captured, son says

Williams, 42, and his family had been hoping for the best for Vicky White, the jailer accused of helping the fugitive escape a Lauderdale County detention center 11 days ago. News that she died, reportedly by taking her own life, is devastating, he said. “That really saddens me because we were hoping and praying for … Read more

Celebrity chef Mario Batali acquires sexually assaulting woman in Boston

BOSTON, May 10 (Reuters) – Chef Mario Batali was acquitted on Tuesday of sexually assaulting a woman at a Boston bar in 2017 while posing for his “selfie” photos, with the judge doubting the credibility of the accuser in the latest # MeToo era trial involving a US celebrity accused of misconduct against women. In … Read more

Pleasant spring conditions continue Wednesday, weekend rain ahead

Weather Authority: Tuesday, 5 pm update FOX 29’s Kathy Orr has your Tuesday night forecast. PHILADELPHIA – Pleasant spring conditions will stick around for the next two days before another round of rain washes over the area during the weekend. Forecasters expect temperatures to dip into the 40s and 50s across the region overnight Tuesday. … Read more

US small business confidence steady in April, NFIB survey shows

People make their way in a local street of Chinatown in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, US, March 25, 2021. REUTERS / Eduardo Munoz Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register WASHINGTON, May 10 (Reuters) – US small business confidence held steady in April after three straight monthly declines, … Read more

Arson at Wisconsin Family Action; Madison group backs Roe v. Wade repeal

Arson at Wisconsin Family Action Arson investigators are probing a fire Sunday inside the headquarters of Wisconsin Family Action, where someone spray-painted a message outside the building. MADISON, Wis. – Arson investigators were probing a fire Sunday inside the headquarters of the group Wisconsin Family Action, which backs the repeal of Roe v. Wade, where … Read more

Massachusetts family thought they rescued a stray puppy. It was a coyote

The male pup was found “wandering and distressed” on the side of the road, according to a Facebook post from Cape Wildlife Center. Concerned for its safety, the family picked up the pup in their car. But shortly afterward, they realized it might not be a dog after all. “After realizing their mix up they … Read more

Family of former OU football player Du’Vonta Lampkin hoping for answers in his murder

Former OU football player fatally shot in Dallas Police are investigating the murder of former University of Oklahoma Sooner Du’Vonta Lampkin in Downtown Dallas. DALLAS – Family members of a former University of Oklahoma football player are grieving after he was found murdered in an apartment in Downtown Dallas. Police said 25-year-old Du’Vonta Lampkin was … Read more