Rents reach ‘insane’ levels across US with no end in sight

(ABCNews.go.con) Rents have exploded across the country, causing many to fall behind on payments, dig deep into their savings or downsize to subpar units Krystal Guerra’s Miami apartment has a tiny kitchen, cracked tiles, warped cabinets, no dishwasher and hardly any storage space. But Guerra was fine with the apartment’s shortcomings. It was all part of being a 32-year-old graduate student in South Florida, she … Continue reading Rents reach ‘insane’ levels across US with no end in sight

‘LOVE & HIP HOP’S APPLE WATTS SUFFERS MAJOR INJURIES’ …Car Catches Fire in Wreck

( TMZ.com ) Former “Love & Hip Hop” star, Apple Watts, is fighting for her life after she was involved in a serious car accident — leaving her vehicle in flames and her in a hospital. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ Watts was headed Northbound on I-15 Wednesday in Baker, CA … when her black Mercedes and a Ford F250 pickup truck collided. We’re told … Continue reading ‘LOVE & HIP HOP’S APPLE WATTS SUFFERS MAJOR INJURIES’ …Car Catches Fire in Wreck

NATO leaders promise Zelenskyy more troops, aid; Ukraine says it sank Russian warship Orsk

( CNBC.com ) It’s a day of high-level meetings on Thursday, with an extraordinary NATO summit taking place in Brussels, as well as meetings of EU leaders and the G-7. NATO is expected to commit to “major increases” in troop numbers along its eastern flank, with Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg telling CNBC ahead of the summit that Russian President Vladimir Putin had made “a big … Continue reading NATO leaders promise Zelenskyy more troops, aid; Ukraine says it sank Russian warship Orsk

Wrongfully Convicted Man Sues Kansas County for $93 Million

I hope Lamonte McIntyre gets every drop of that $93 million for the 23 years of life he lost. -Queenie ( USNews.com ) A Kansas man who spent 23 years in prison for a double murder he didn’t commit is suing the county where he was convicted and a former police officer for $93 million. KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man who served 23 years … Continue reading Wrongfully Convicted Man Sues Kansas County for $93 Million

Queen Elizabeth Makes ‘Generous Donation’ to Aid Ukrainians Amid Russia’s Invasion

( People.com ) Queen Elizabeth is showing her support for Ukraine. The Disasters Emergency Committee shared in a tweet Thursday that the monarch, 95, made a donation to their Ukraine appeal amid Russia’s invasion of the country. “Many thanks to Her Majesty The Queen for continuing to support the Disasters Emergency Committee and for making a generous donation to the DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal,” the organization said. … Continue reading Queen Elizabeth Makes ‘Generous Donation’ to Aid Ukrainians Amid Russia’s Invasion

Ex-officer Brett Hankison was found not guilty of endangering Breonna Taylor’s neighbors in a botched raid

( CNN.com ) A jury on Thursday acquitted Brett Hankison of all three counts of felony wanton endangerment in the botched raid that left Breonna Taylor dead. The former Louisville Metro Police Department detective was the only officer charged in connection with the March 2020 shooting, but the charges were not for her death. Hankison, 45, was tried for firing bullets through Taylor’s window and sliding glass door … Continue reading Ex-officer Brett Hankison was found not guilty of endangering Breonna Taylor’s neighbors in a botched raid