A police mug shot taken in Lancaster County, S.C., is drawing attention across the country for what appears to be a blond woman with black eyes. The mug shot is of 24-year-old Morgan Joyce Varn, who faces charges of kidnapping, armed robbery and property damage in Lancaster County. She remained in the Lancaster County jail Friday without bond. It is the kind of case that typically doesn’t get attention beyond county lines, but the story was being picked up across the nation Friday due to Varn’s striking image: Full head of blond hair, pale forehead covered in tattoos, and the whites of her eyes appearing to be black and reflective like glass. Social media commenters quickly picked up on the photo,
In May 2016, while on a spinning ride at a Cinco de Mayo carnival in Nebraska, 11-year-old Elizabeth Gilreath endured a horrific accident.
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It’s a strange time in the sports media world after ESPN fired 100 employees on Wednesday. The massive staff chop spawned strong opinions about who did and did not deserve to remain at the network. Most of those predictably have come from your average Twitter troll - “You spilled Starbucks on yourself, Adam Schefter? Well at least you still have a job” - but some of have come from within the industry. Former Sports Illustrated writer Jeff Pearlman used Stephen A. Smith as the face of the problem with ESPN’s layoffs - and the industry as a whole. In an essay, which specifically noted it was not Smith’s “fault” that he is paid exponentially more than anyone who was fired this week, Pearlman decried
Arkansas, which had not held an execution in 12 years, concluded its executions series by putting to death Kenneth Williams on Thursday night. Accounts of his execution raised fresh concerns about whether the sedative midazolam, a Valium-like drug, is effective in lethal injection mixes.
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Britt McHenry is the latest big-name talent who has been told to go home by sports broadcaster ESPN. In 2015, McHenry was suspended by ESPN for berating a tow-lot attendant with incendiary remarks that went viral. “I’m in the news, sweetheart, I will f--g sue this place,” McHenry, a Washington-based reporter, said at the time. The video, available via LiveLeak, shows McHenry going on a verbal assault, disparaging a clerk about her job, education and looks. “Yep, that’s all you care about, is just taking people’s money,” McHenry says. “With no education, no skillset, just wanted to clarify that. … Do you feel good about your job? So I could be a college dropout and do the same thing? Why, cause