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Waitress abducted and assaulted after chasing 5 people who ran out on $70 bill: Police

A waitress was allegedly abducted and assaulted by a group of five people after chasing them down when they walked out on their $70 bill. The incident occurred at approximately 11:15 p.m. on Saturday, June 19, at the Nifty Fifty’s in Turnersville located in Washington Township, New Jersey, when police say the 20-year-old waitress was taken away in a vehicle for a short time after confronting a group she had served in the restaurant, according to ABC News’ Philadelphia station WPVI.
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IRS now sending millions more additional stimulus checks

The IRS said it is continuing to distribute federal stimulus checks to eligible Americans, with another 2.3 million payments issued last week. Some of those payments include "plus-up" adjustments for people who received less money than they were entitled to in earlier checks. The latest round of payments is part...

What's behind the push for a fourth stimulus check

The IRS has issued almost 167 million payments in the third round of direct stimulus aid, with another 1.8 million people last week receiving the $1,400 checks. But some lawmakers are pushing for a fourth round of stimulus aid that would effectively send recurring payments until the pandemic ends. So...
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Illinois tornado leaves at least 5 people injured, dozen of homes damaged

At least five people were injured and a dozen homes were damaged in a possible tornado outbreak in Illinois on Sunday, officials said. The tornado touched down shortly after 11 p.m. Sunday near the suburban town of Woodridge, about 30 miles southwest of Chicago, according to the National Weather Service. The storm outbreak traveled east and ended shortly after 1 a.m., the NWS said.
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Who is Gyovanny Arzuaga? Chicago Man Executed by Gunmen in Humboldt Park Video

A father-of-two was ambushed by gunmen and fatally shot in Chicago over the weekend, police said. His girlfriend is fighting for her life in hospital. Chicago Police said the man, identified as 24-year-old Gyovanny Arzuaga, and a woman were in the 3200 block of West Division Street in Humboldt Park, when they were accosted by two or three gunmen who opened fire on them.

Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick were asked if they've slept together since their split

Even though it's been six years since their split, people are still really into the idea of Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick reconciling (at least until we all got a bit obsessed with Kourt and Travis, that is). But still, rarely a month goes by without fan and sister speculation over the former on-off couple. So, it makes total sense that while all the secrets were coming out during the Keeping Up With The Kardashians reunion show, someone asked whether Kourtney and Scott had ever ended up sleeping together since their split. And Scott's answer was quite something...

A leap of faith: How the Padres believed spending big would make San Diego a sports town again

SAN DIEGO -- Peter Seidler was at Yankee Stadium on Oct. 18, 1977. He was 16, sitting alongside his uncle, longtime Los Angeles Dodgers president and owner Peter O'Malley, when Reggie Jackson belted three home runs to famously clinch another New York Yankees championship. Seidler, now 60 and presiding over a San Diego Padres team with similar aspirations, can still recall the feeling.

'He's My Boyfriend': Kendall Jenner Finally Opens Up About Devin Booker

Kendall Jenner finally fessed up about her serious relationship with hunky Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker Sunday after the secret was pretty much blown anyway on social media. “He’s my boyfriend,” said the model, smiling, on the second reunion episode of “Keeping Up With The Kardashians.”. It wasn’t exactly shocking...

Mark Peel, 'Top Chef' Judge and Chef, Dead at 66

Mark Peel, the influential longtime Los Angeles chef and restaurateur who appeared as a judge on Top Chef, has died. The famed chef's daughter, Vanessa Silverton-Peel, confirmed to the Los Angeles Times that Peel passed away Sunday afternoon at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center on Sunset Boulevard just nine days after being diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer. He was 66.
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Man arrested for allegedly stealing 21 tons of pistachios

Tulare County, California — A routine audit by a Central California pistachio producer earlier this month revealed that a whopping 21 tons – 42,00 pounds of the nuts were missing. So the Touchstone Pistachio Company, of Fresno, contacted authorities. It led to the arrest Friday of Alberto Montemayor, 34, of...
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The Mississippi Burning Murders Changed Civil Rights History

James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner planned to spend the sticky summer months of 1964 helping Black Mississippians register to vote. The three young civil rights activists hailed from New York: Schwerner was a white, Jewish social worker who participated in civil rights activism through the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE); Chaney was a Black instructor with CORE; and Goodman was a white, Jewish student at Queens College and CORE volunteer.
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Robert Turner

Alabama Nurse Fired After Racist, Homophobic TikToks with Covid Misinformation go Viral

WARNING: The content in the linked videos below may upset sensitive viewers. They contain profanity and racist comments. A nurse employed by Montgomery, Ala.-based Baptist Health has been fired for posting racist, homophobic content and covid misinformation on Tik-Tok. Nathan Coy Thompson, the nurse involved, posted videos under the handle @conservativecoy1776, and subsequently found himself the subject of a video posted on June 10 by @rx0rcist.
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Mark Star

Beware of Cicada Killers in Illinois

Please don’t confuse cicada killers with Asian giant hornets. People living in different parts of Illinois often confuse Asian giant hornets with cicada killers. However, there are certain differences between the two species. First of all, Asian giant hornets are not yet present in Illinois. So you don’t have to worry about them because they are found in Washington state in a large number. According to Ken Johnson, wasps have an undeserved bad reputation. He is a horticulture educator at the University of Illinois Extension. Most of their species are bad and aggressive, but not all of them are harmful to humans, animals, and plants. Admittedly they can be intimidating insects, especially large ones. So it is integral to know where they are found and what the basic differences between them are.