Category Archives: CNN – US

2 teens have been accused of killing their mothers and siblings within a week

2 teens have been accused of killing their mothers and siblings within a week

Two teens in Utah and Alabama killed their mothers and siblings in separate incidents, leaving their communities shocked in what appear to be unrelated cases. The killings in Utah happened on Jan. 17, and were the first in nearly two decades for Grantsville, which has a population of 11,000. Days later, on Jan. 22, the…MORE

California woman dies after clothing gets caught in raisin processing machine

California woman dies after clothing gets caught in raisin processing machine

A 33-year-old California woman is dead after her clothing got caught in a machine at a raisin processing facility in Fresno County. Yaneth Lopez Valladares had worked at the Del Rey Packing Co. for two years before the incident Friday, the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. A piece of her clothing got…MORE

Second Arizona group agrees to stop yelling at churches helping immigrants

Second Arizona group agrees to stop yelling at churches helping immigrants

An Arizona group that was accused of harassing and intimidating churches and pastors helping immigrants has agreed to stop their actions and pay damages, according to a judge’s order. The Patriot Movement AZ and four of its members agreed to a consent decree very similar to one reached in September 2019 with the AZ Patriots,…MORE

NYPD officer and his fiancée charged with death of his 8-year-old son

NYPD officer and his fiancée charged with death of his 8-year-old son

A New York transit police officer and his fiancée were arrested Friday and charged with murder in connection with the death of the officer’s 8-year-old son, Suffolk County police said Friday. Michael Valva, 40, and Angela Pollina, 42, were both charged with second-degree murder. The couple allegedly left Valva’s son, Thomas, overnight in the unheated,…MORE

It’s NHL All-Star Weekend! Here’s how to watch

It’s NHL All-Star Weekend! Here’s how to watch

The NHL season is skating by quickly. It’s already All-Star Weekend. Hockey fans can look forward to two main events, the All-Star Skills competition and All-Star Game. Tune in to watch some of hockey’s biggest names compete in a range of categories, including speed, accuracy and hardest shots. There will even be a women’s 3-on-3…MORE

Jameson announces limited-edition Jameson Cold Brew

Jameson announces limited-edition Jameson Cold Brew

We already knew coffee and liquor are a popular combination. There’s the classic White Russian cocktail, the sweet Irish coffee typically made with Bailey’s, and the will-do-in-a-pinch whiskey-spiked coffee. Jameson, an Irish whiskey manufacturer, announced its new Jameson Cold Brew on Friday — to the assured delight of spiked coffee fans everywhere. With 17mg of…MORE

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When the “Victims” Strike Back

A lot of terms were used to describe the man that opened fire on Republicans members of Congress at their baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia on Wednesday.  “Bernie Sanders supporter”, “left wing extremist”, “disturbed”, and “troubled” were the most common used by those investigating the matter, those who were among the targets and those who…

Less Than Compelling

Usually us curmudgeons like to go on and on about how sports, music and movies were better in “our day”.  I think that you can add Congressional hearings to that list as well.  That’s what I was thinking during both the James Comey and Attorney General Jeff Sessions testimony the last couple of weeks.  While…

Un-settling the Science

While James Comey was sucking up all the oxygen in the room, there was a pretty major science announcement last week.  It turns out that the human species might be much older than we originally thought.  Fossils found in Morocco place our earliest ancestors on the planet as far back as 350-thousand years ago.  Until…

Open Week

Welcome to US Open week here in Wisconsin.  Many of you will be venturing down to Erin (or Hartford or Richfield–I’ve seen all three used to describe the location of the course in stories) for practice rounds the next three days–or for the competitive rounds Thursday through Sunday (and possibly Monday–more on that later).  Here…