The owner of a Connecticut restaurant that is under investigation in connection with the death of Katherine Berman, the wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman, said the establishment was closed on the day of the two-car crash on a Connecticut road. A state Department of Consumer Protection spokeswoman had said Tuesday that its Liquor Control Commission had opened an investigation into the Good News Cafe in Woodbury after receiving information about the serving of alcohol to Berman, 67. But Carole Peck, the owner, told the Hartford Courant that the cafe was closed May 9, the day Berman and the driver of the other automobile were killed. “I proved to them through our computer sales and
Updated | The Department of Justice could prosecute the car attack on counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, as a hate crime, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Wednesday. Speaking on Wednesday with NBC News, Sessions said, “It very well could be a civil rights violation or a hate crime, and there might be other charges that could be brought.” He continued, “So we are working it intensely on the assumption we may well might want to prosecute him.
For most children, adjusting to life in preschool can be a difficult task; unfortunately this was no different for poor Mila. The two-year-old wasn’t impressed after her first day at preschool. Although she had her heart set on law school, the ambitious toddler was less than impressed with the antics that followed during her first day. After stapler-throwing fights and scissor chases, Mila knew the perfect way to restore calmness in the classroom. Credit: Katie Stauffer via Storyful
It was a strange moment of triumph against racism: The gun-slinging white supremacist Craig Cobb, dressed up for daytime TV in a dark suit and red tie, hearing that his DNA testing revealed his ancestry to be only “86% European, and … 14% Sub-Saharan African.” The studio audience whooped and laughed and cheered. And Cobb - who was, in 2013, charged with terrorizing people while trying to create an all-white enclave in North Dakota - reacted like a sore loser in the schoolyard. “Wait a minute, wait a minute, hold on, just wait a minute,” he said, trying to put on an all-knowing smile. “This is called statistical noise.” Then, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, he took to the white nationalist
Leading figures in Donald Trump's Republican party have reacted angrily to his latest comments blaming both sides for the violent clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday. They culminated with a person being killed and many injured when a car hit people opposed to a far-right rally. Many echoed House Speaker Paul Ryan who said: "White supremacy is repulsive.. There can be no moral ambiguity." Mr Trump had condemned white supremacist groups on Monday. But on Tuesday he reverted to his initial reaction. The right-wing march had been organised to protest against the proposed removal of a statue of Gen Robert E Lee, who commanded the pro-slavery Confederate forces during the American Civil