Breakfast reading from the Voice Media empire: Police arrested NFL quarterback Chad Kelly on a criminal-trespassing charge. At approximately 1:17 a.m. on the day of his bust, officers responded to an address regarding “a male standing outside a residence.” The release points out that while officers were responding, “they received information that the male was now inside the residence.” Westword has the story.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media empire: In “Was Gary Hart Set Up?” published by The Atlantic, writer James Fallows shares a claim that a photo of Senator Gary Hart with a young woman name Donna Rice, which ultimately ended Hart’s 1988 run for the White House, was a trap arranged by a political operative of future president George H.W. Bush. Westword has the story.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media empire: One big city neighborhood is caught in a vicious cycle, flinging fighting words back and forth online while a series of protest “art” installations involving a kiddie pool and smelly dog poop suddenly appeared at traffic circles that sparked the controversy in the first place. Westword has the story.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media empire: A Miami man flew to Denver International Airport on a quest to buy a specific BMW, but he didn’t find a car. Instead, a lawsuit alleges, he was extorted for $50 by an Advantage Rent A Car employee and given a rental car with forty pounds of marijuana in the trunk. Westword has the story.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media empire: Carruth a new true-crime podcast, tells the story of Rae Carruth, a gifted wide receiver who was playing for the NFL’s Carolina Panthers when he was arrested for conspiring to murder Cherica Adams in 1999, when she was eight months pregnant. Cherica’s child, Chancellor Adams, survived the ordeal but suffers from cerebral palsy linked to his traumatic birth. Westword has the story.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media empire: Scarcely eighteen months after state prison authorities began distributing 19,000 “free” electronic tablets to state prisoners, the devices have been confiscated and the services they provided suspended. A Department of Corrections spokesman blamed “unforeseen security issues” for the disruption of the program. Westword has the story.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media empire: The story of the FBI agent who accidentally shot someone while executing a backflip at a big city club went national with the speed of social media, and plenty of folks on Twitter quickly made sport of the bizarre situation. But now, as witnessed by a hilarious segment on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, the professionals have gotten involved. Westword has the story.