School Superintendent Fired After Massive Lawsuit Settlement

( - A school board voted to fire a superintendent following a bullying lawsuit that cost the district more than $27 million. The Moreno Valley Unified School District Board of Education voted 3-2 to remove...

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US Census Releases Race and Ethnicity Data Detailing Trends

( - The first US census for a decade has given a snapshot of ethnic change in America during a period of record high levels...

Pagan Ritual Sacrifice Allegedly Behind Girls’ Slaying

( - Attorneys representing a man accused of murdering two girls say they were killed by members of a pagan religion as a part of a human sacrifice ritual. Andrew Baldwin and Brad Rozzi, who represent murder suspect Richard Allen from Delphi, Indiana, filed papers on September 18 stating that 13-year-old Abigail Williams and 14-year-old Liberty German were killed by a white nationalist group known as Odinists. The lawyers insisted that their client had no involvement in the murder and is not connected to the Odinists. They also argue that the warrant used to search Mr. Allen’s home was unlawfully...

School Board Rules Student’s LGBTQ Mural Removed

( - A mural featuring LGBTQ-friendly images will be removed from a school in Michigan as part of a deal between the school board and a local health center. The mural ignited a storm of protest from parents who said it contained inappropriate adult themes and even symbols of witchcraft due to the presence of the Hand of Fatima – a symbol of protection in many cultures. The painting furthermore features the colors of the transgender flag, the bisexual flag, and the gay pride rainbow. Grant High School student Evelyn Gonzalez painted the mural after winning an art contest, and it is...

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Two Models Discovered Dead in Posh Apartments

( - Two models have been found dead in LA two days apart and a mile from each other. Police found Nichole “Nikki” Coats,...

High School Football Photographer Dies After Hit on Sideline

( - A high school football photographer died when players clashed with her on the sidelines. The 69-year-old was taking pictures of a contest between Wichita Northwest High School and Bishop Carroll High School when two players clashed and accidentally knocked her to the ground. Linda Gregory hit her against concrete when she fell and was taken to hospital in critical condition. She died four days later. Gregory ran a photography studio with her husband Mel, who announced her death on Facebook. “She has passed and is at peace,” he wrote. He said she would not want any blame or guilt...

Feinstein Property Dispute: Stinson Beach Home Soon to List at $8.5M

( - The finances of Senator Dianne Feinstein, the older Member of Congress on Capitol Hill, are under the spotlight as the veteran politician’s California home is advertised for sale. The house, located at Stinson Beach, is on the market for $8.5 million and is described by realtors as “one of the most exclusive homes in Marin County.” The “3,565-square-foot home has four bedrooms, 3.5 baths, a sitting room, sunroom, office and great room with 20-foot ceilings and glass doors that open to a 70-foot exterior deck,” according to the listing. The legal status of the sale may be questionable, however,...

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Kansas City Church Claims Undecomposed Body of Nun as Potential Miracle

( - A church near Kansas City, Missouri, says it may have a saint in its midst in the form of a nun who died...

Danny Masterson Sentenced to 30 Years to Life

( - Actor Danny Masterson was sentenced to 30 years in prison on September 7 for raping two women more than two decades ago. A jury convicted the 47-year-old star of “That ‘70s Show” on two of three rape charges in June, but he has maintained his innocence throughout. The long and complex legal process began last October when Masterson’s first trial collapsed due to a jury deadlock. Police charged him in 2020 with raping three women in separate instances at his home between 2001 and 2003. The case that deadlocked the jury last year continued to trouble them this time, and...

Officials Have Approved the Design of a Memorial to Concert Shooting Victims

( - Clark County commissioners have unveiled a memorial for the victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas in 2017. The permanent structure features 58 candle-like beams in remembrance of the 58 people who died when a gunman opened fire on the crowd attending the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival on the famous Las Vegas strip on October 1, 2017. Nevada man Stephen Paddock, a retired postal service worker, took a room on the 32nd floor of the iconic Mandalay Bay hotel on the strip, from where he used an arsenal of weaponry to kill dozens and injure hundreds. He...

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