Oregon drive-in cancels showing of ‘Kindergarten Cop’ after criticism about police portrayal

HBO Max temporarily removed “Gone with the Wind,” the highest-grossing film of all time, from its platform in June until it could add “multiple historical contexts” to the 1939 film, which critics argue romanticized slavery in the Deep South. 

Lack of study and oversight raises concerns about tear gas

He aired out the house and cleaned the filters in his air conditioner, but that wasn’t enough. The room still smelled of tear gas and he would wake up with a sore throat, coughing up phlegm and feeling dizzy. He had to sleep on a couch downstairs until professionals cleaned the bedroom, including ozone treatment, […]

What’s Happening With Gas Prices in Marina Del Rey?

Fight High Commuting Costs If it feels like the cost of gasoline is leaving your wallet on “E,” one reason could be the length of your daily commute. Across the U.S., the average trip to work takes a little over 26 minutes each way, according to Census data. That’s almost an entire hour that we […]

Former officer who shot Rayshard Brooks sues over firing

ATLANTA (AP) — The former Atlanta police officer who fatally shot Rayshard Brooks is suing the mayor and interim police chief, saying his firing violated his constitutional rights and the city code. Meanwhile, prosecutors have asked a judge to revoke his bond.

U.S. glass maker seeks to seize Venezuela-owned oil tanker to collect award, court papers show

The Singapore suit brought by O-I Glass, formerly known as Owens-Illinois Inc, also highlights the risks to PDVSA’s assets around the world from creditors seeking to collect on unpaid debt or arbitral awards, which have mounted as Venezuela’s economy has collapsed under Maduro.

California ups early inmate release estimate amid objections

Williams’ victim, Kevin “John” Ruska, picked her up to drive her to work in 1998 but the pair argued and Williams forced him into the trunk of his own car at gunpoint. She shot him when he tried to escape, then brought the wounded man more than 700 miles (1,126) kilometers) from Tacoma, Washington, to […]

USC QB commit Jake Garcia to play senior year in the South

“The facilities are amazing but it’s not just about football. They have a great academic reputation as well so it checked off all the boxes for me. I think the move will really benefit me as an early graduate and it will help prepare me when I get to college in January.”

Throwback Thursday: IU shoots lights out in 2002 Regional Final

Indiana was a #5 seed and was part of a four way tie for the Big Ten title.  They were led by Big Ten player of the year, 6-foot-10 sophomore Jared Jeffries (15.5 ppg).  Other starters were point guard Tom Coverdale (12.2 ppg), two guard Fife (9.5 ppg), third guard Kyle Hornsby (7.3 ppg), and […]

Thursday briefing: Leaders knew stockpile could ‘blow up all of Beirut’

Revolt against revolution – The biggest planning shake-up for decades in England has been met with claims it will “dilute” oversight, stifle affordable housing and lead to “slum” dwellings. Under a government white paper out today, applications based on pre-approved “design codes” would get automatic approval and land across England would be put into categories […]

Truck company worker, 49, is charged with manslaughter over the deaths of four police officers who were killed in a horror crash in Melbourne after pulling over Richard Pusey’s Porsche

Pusey’s 15 charges include driving at a dangerous speed, reckless conduct endangering life, destruction of evidence, perverting the course of justice, failing to remain at the scene after a drug test and failing to render assistance