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    Two years after a New York socialite who found dead at the bottom of a trash chute at her luxurious Manhattan apartment, her heartbroken father maintains she was murdered.  Lara Prychodko, 48, was discovered dead on July 10, 2018, by a maintenance worker after plummeting from the 27th floor of the Zeckendorf Towers in Union Square.  Investigators determined that Laras mysterious and unusual death was a tragic accident, but Nicholas Prychodko maintains that his daughter was brutally killed that evening. What could have...
    Atlanta (CNN)One of the bright spots in Atlanta as it struggles under the weight of the coronavirus pandemic is Chavis Flagg, a guitar player who has turned the citys popular Beltline trail into his stage. Flaggs impromptu performances aboard a Onewheel electric skateboard have helped double the 24-year-old musicians social media following over the past two weeks and earn him some money during a time when live venues have closed around the city, he told CNN.On Saturday, from about 7:30...
    Around 150 Minneapolis police officers have filed for disability and, in some cases, leave from work, after reportedly suffering post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, while responding to calls in the days following George Floyd’s death, and helping to control riots that destroyed hundreds of buildings in the city. Fox 9 Minneapolis reports that the officers are seeking “duty disability” for mental anguish suffered during the riots. “At least 150 Minneapolis Police Officers have begun the process of seeking ‘duty disability’...
    BOSTON (AP) — Boston police are investigating vandalism to a statue of the Virgin Mary outside a Roman Catholic church in the city. Officers reponded to St. Peters parish in the citys Dorchester neighborhood at about 10 p.m. Saturday, according to a post Sunday on the departments website. Fire investigators at the scene told police that someone had set fire to plastic flowers, which were in the hands of the statue, causing the face and upper body of the statue...
    Chicago, in the midst of a dramatic spike in shootings and homicides, has once again had a record-setting weekend of violence, this time involving a rush-hour shootout on a crowded major highway. “So far this weekend, 47 people have been shot, seven fatally in violence across the city,” ABC 7 Chicago reported Sunday. The latest victim, yet again, was a minor — this time, a 15-year-old boy who was killed in a hail of gunfire on the city’s southwest side....
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The fate of one of Alaska’s most historic yet neglected structures could be decided Monday as city officials in Seward weigh whether to demolish a former Methodist boarding school where the Alaska territorial flag was first flown almost a century ago and where its Alaska Native designer lived. Benny Benson was among the orphans and displaced children who lived at the Jesse Lee Home, many of whom were sent there after the Spanish flu devastated Alaska...
    New York City Police Department sources revealed there were 15 shootings in a 15-hour span in New York City over the weekend. The New York Post spoke to several NYPD sources on Sunday who reported the spate of shootings, which includes a 21-year-old currently in the hospital after he was shot in the head in Brooklyn that morning while sitting in a car. The number of shootings that took place in the city over the last week is...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- A popular Chicago farmers market is emphasizing the importance of buying and eating locally raised foods.In an effort to help connect consumers to their local food sources, Green City Market is taking their annual Chef BBQ culinary event virtual.Melissa Flynn, Executive Director of Green City Market, joined ABC7 Chicago via Skype to tell us more about the upcoming event.This years event will be a collaboration of some of the best culinary talents in Chicago from both restaurants...
    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Lake Michigan is having a warm summer. The average surface water temperature was 75.3 degrees on July 9, setting a record for the month based on 26 years of record keeping, government scientists said. The summer high is 75.6 degrees recorded in August 2016, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration or NOAA. That mark likely will be broken this year, said scientist Andrea Vanderwoude of NOAAs Great Lakes Environmental Research Lab. “I’m loving...
    Indianapolis Colts, Kansas City Chiefs. (Photo by David Eulitt/Getty Images) Could the Indianapolis Colts challenge the Kansas City Chiefs this year? The Kansas City Chiefs are great, but so might be the Indianapolis Colts in 2020. Face it. The AFC is incredibly top heavy. The 2020 NFL season feels like it’ll be a collision course for the Chiefs to meet the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Championship game. Of course, Lamar Jackson and the rest of Ravens Flock need to...
    A SPANISH city of 140,000 people is back in lockdown near Barcelona after a huge spike in coronavirus cases. The self-isolation is a near return to the first weeks of the Spanish coronavirus lockdown - one of Europe’s toughest - when kids were cooped up in their homes for nearly two months. 1People wearing protective masks walk after Catalonias regional authorities decided to make mandatory the use of face masks in public at all timesCredit: Reuters The measure affects around...
    A SPANISH city of 140,000 people is back in lockdown near Barcelona after a huge spike in coronavirus cases. The self-isolation is a near return to the first weeks of the Spanish coronavirus lockdown - one of Europe’s toughest - when kids were cooped up in their homes for nearly two months. 1People wearing protective masks walk after Catalonias regional authorities decided to make mandatory the use of face masks in public at all timesCredit: Reuters The measure affects around...
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The fate of one of Alaska’s most historic yet neglected structures could be decided Monday as city officials in Seward weigh whether to demolish a former Methodist boarding school where the Alaska territorial flag was first flown almost a century ago and where its Alaska Native designer lived. Benny Benson was among the orphans and displaced children who lived at the Jesse Lee Home, many of whom were sent there after the Spanish flu devastated Alaska...
    MANCHESTER CITY are set to learn if the appeal against their Champions League ban has been successful. The Citizens were rapped by Uefas club financial control body (CFCB) back in February and slapped with a a two-year ban and £25m fine for breaching Financial Fair Play rules. 2Pep Guardiolas side will know on Monday if their appeal has been successfulCredit: Reuters Etihad chiefs have been battling the verdict ever since, with Uefa now set to reveal their decision. What...
    A leader of the Gracie martial arts family has called restrictive new arrest rules for NYPD cops an “absolute disaster” — and warned they could lead to more deaths. https://www.instagram.com/p/CCcKqTxAIai/ Rener Gracie, the grandson of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu founder Hélio Gracie, posted a series of videos raising real fears against the City Council’s anti-chokehold bill that also bans cops pinning suspects by the back or chest. Gracie says that “body-to-body control” is the safest and most efficient way to control...
    Patrick Mahomes has been touted as the next rising star in the NFL circuit. The 24-year old recently signed a new 10-year contract extension which comes with a hefty purse. This makes it quite clear that the Kansas City Chiefs view Mahomes as the one who can guide them to Super Bowl glory. On the subject of Super Bowls, one person who is familiar in that arena is a certain Tom Brady. In light of this, NFL analyst, Stephen A...
    BALTIMORE, MD (WJZ)– Baltimore City Police were called to the 2100 block of Denison Street around 10:52p.m. Saturday night for a report of a shooting. Responding officers canvassed the area and found an adult male victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to University of Maryland Shock Trauma but later died from his injuries. Homicide detectives are working to determine a cause for this deadly shooting and any potential suspects. Anyone with with information is urged to...
    A leader of the Gracie martial arts family has called restrictive new arrest rules for NYPD cops an “absolute disaster” — and warned they could lead to more deaths. https://www.instagram.com/p/CCcKqTxAIai/ Rener Gracie, the grandson of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu founder Hélio Gracie, posted a series of videos raising real fears against the City Council’s anti-chokehold bill that also bans cops pinning suspects by the back or chest. Gracie says that “body-to-body control” is the safest and most efficient way to control someone...
    Video has surfaced of a man stabbing two elderly men on the New York City subway over the Fourth of July weekend. Patrick Chambers, 46, was arrested and charged with two counts of assault, two counts of menacing, and criminal possession of a weapon following an attack that occurred on July 5 on a Queens subway. The situation unfolded when Chambers allegedly shouted, “Why aren’t you home with your kids?” at the two men, who are both in...
    DENVER (CBS4) – Police say an underage boy died after being shot late Saturday night in northeast Denver. Another underage boy was shot and suffered a non-life threatening injury. The shooting happened during a party at a home near Albrook Drive and Atchison Way. Police did not release any suspect information and say the circumstances to the shooting are under investigation. (credit: CBS) On July 8, Denver police found two teenage boys who had been shot and killed at 12295...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The City of Pittsburgh has distributed over 70,000 meals to seniors and children since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic. Tthe City provided an update on their COVID-19 relief efforts from last week. In total, the City and its partners distributed over 10,000 meals to children and seniors, with 5,596 meals provided to children and 4,840 meals provided to seniors.
    KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI - JANUARY 19: The Kansas City Chiefs helmet logo is seen on the field before the AFC Championship Game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tennessee Titans at Arrowhead Stadium on January 19, 2020 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images) With Dan Synder and Washington changing their team name, franchises around American sports are considering the same. The Washington football franchise’s decision to finally cave to public pressure and likely change their team...
    British police ignored sweatshops full of mostly South Asian heritage workers in the British fashion industry over fears that they would be called racist, according to reports, mirroring decades of a similar lack of action taken by police in confronting the scourge of mostly Muslim grooming gangs. Home Secretary Priti Patel has suggested that “cultural sensitivities” led police and other government agencies to ignore the exploitation of illegal workers in textile factories and warehouses in Leicester, similar to how police...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The City of Pittsburgh is asking for curriculum proposals that would train Public Safety officials in cultural competency. City officials say this training would be under the purview of the Multicultural Liaison Unit (MLU) and Mayor William Peduto’s Welcoming Pittsburgh initiative. “The curriculum will be taught by public safety personnel and incorporated into regular and new recruit trainings for each of the bureaus so that first responders are appropriately equipped to address and support the...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The City of Pittsburgh is asking for curriculum proposals that would train Public Safety officials in cultural competency. City officials say this training would be under the purview of the Multicultural Liaison Unit (MLU) and Mayor William Peduto’s Welcoming Pittsburgh initiative. “The curriculum will be taught by public safety personnel and incorporated into regular and new recruit trainings for each of the bureaus so that first responders are appropriately equipped to address and support the...