A Minnesota waitress had to hire a lawyer to force police to return a $12,000 tip she gave to them as lost property. From Reuters: "Knutson, a mother of five, called local police and turned in the cash as lost property. At first, police said the cash would be hers if it remained unclaimed for 60 days, according to the lawsuit Knutson filed against the department. At the end of the 60 days, however, the department told Knutson she would have to wait another 30 days to get the money. Then police told her she would not receive the money at all because it smelled of marijuana and had been seized under a state law."
A 2020 state law requiring women to wait 24 hours before receiving an abortion is unconstututional, an Iowa judge ruled Tuesday. In his order, Turner also canceled a planned trial in the case, which was set for January. At a press conference Tuesday, Planned Parenthood North Central States Director of Public Affairs Jamie Burch Elliott… READ THE REST
The Associated Press will no longer name people who are suspected or charged with minor crimes unless they're on the run. Often, the AP will publish a minor story — say, about a person arrested for stripping naked and dancing drunkenly atop a bar — that will hold some brief interest regionally or even nationally… READ THE REST
For years, people involved in organized crime have been using ANOM, a messaging platform boasting total secrecy for whatever you might be doing with it. Unfortunately for them, ANOM was created by the FBI, and 800 of them just got collared. Drugs, weapons, luxury vehicles and cash were also seized in the operation, which was… READ THE REST
Summer is usually a time for bear cubs in kiddie pools, cats in hammocks, and decapitated swan pool floaties. You know, the fun stuff. We get that staring into the teeth of a blistering summer swelter isn't always the best time for tackling something like shoring up your overall web security approach. But the reality… READ THE REST
Whether you want to admit it or not, there's a good chance you're a snorer. As it turns out, 45 percent of the population snores, with about 25 percent in the category of regular snorers. That's almost 37 million people in the U.S. alone. If you're snoring, you're generating noise that probably averages around 50… READ THE REST
How long has it been since you gave your home a little pick-me-up? Maybe a new appliance to help keep it clean, a little extra aid toward a good night's sleep, or even just a splash of color and style to help zhuzh up your surroundings a little? We're going to wager it's about time… READ THE REST