Downtown Los Angeles's renaissance has led to a surge in pedestrian traffic, to the enormous benefit of local businesses and the neighborhood itself. The LAPD is having none of it, and have declared war on jaywalking, handing out $200 fines for infractions as minor as walking into the crosswalk after the pedestrian signal starts to blink red.
The Kansas City Star reports that police in Platteville, Colorado went full-on Western movie villain on a woman following an alleged road-rage incident. After pulling the 20-year-old woman over near some railroad tracks, the police parked their own car on the railroad tracks, and threw the woman in the back seat of the squad car… READ THE REST
In Texas, a Harris County Sheriff's Office deputy was taken to a hospital after consuming seized drug he says he thought was "candy." The stash came from a safety sweep of an apartment that resulted in a large seizure of "marijuana and boxes of edibles and mushrooms." The deputy was taken to a hospital but… READ THE REST
An astonishing report from CNN: "I went and talked to my son and I told him, 'They're gonna have more cops. They're gonna have higher fencing. And he wasn't having it," said Zayon's father, Adam Martinez. "He said, 'It doesn't matter. They're not gonna protect us.'" Uvalde's made a big song and dance of hiring… READ THE REST
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We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Many folks would say that a television set is a home essential, but it has clear downsides. For one, they're typically expensive. Plus, once you mount one to your wall, that's… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Getting a solid night's sleep is one of the most essential parts of our overall well-being, but unfortunately, it's often overlooked. Snuggling into something more comfortable might help you drift to… READ THE REST