Jim Howard, of Garden City, Kansas is a red-blooded, American patriot and a faithful supporter of the athletic program at the local community college. For 32 years he’s volunteered with the booster club - keeping scorebooks, holding fundraisers, running the chain gang for football - and even providing a place for players to have a Thanksgiving meal. He was in the stands on Nov. 1 for the season-opener of the Garden City Broncbusters basketball team. And when the announcer asked everyone to stand for the national anthem, he dutifully joined the crowd and stood at attention. That’s when he noticed a lone player seated on a bench at courtside - Rasool Samir, a 19-year-old Muslim red-shirt. It was
A married North Carolina teacher and junior varsity cheerleading coach was arrested Wednesday after allegedly having a sexual relationship with a male student. Katherine Ross Ridenhour, 23, an educator at Cox Mill High School in Concord, N.C., allegedly had a consensual relationship with a 17-year-old male student, FOX46 reported. The Concord Police Department said Ridenhour and the student had “inappropriate contact” several times during the last month and a half at the school, FOX46 reported. Ridenhour was hired by the district in Aug. 2016 as a family consumer and science teacher. She resigned from her position Tuesday. The Charlotte Observer reported Ridenhour graduated from Liberty University
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ATLANTA - A decorated World War II veteran died gasping for breath while staff at his nursing home laughed in front of him, according to hidden camera video revealed in a lawsuit against the facility. James Dempsey, 89, of Woodstock, Ga., called for help six times Feb. 27, 2014, before becoming unconscious while gasping for air, according to the video, released to WXIA-TV after lawyers representing Northeast Atlanta Health and Rehabilitation were unsuccessful in asking a DeKalb County judge to keep the material sealed. Dempsey's survivors include two sons and two grandchildren. Family members had installed the camera in Dempsey's room before his death, and because of nursing home officials' actions
As Orange County officials clear out homeless encampments along the Santa Ana River, they are making some unexpected discoveries, In one area, they found an underground bunker accessible from a wooden hatch camouflaged with dirt. In another, more than 1,000 bicycles tucked in a separate tunnel were found. The county began clearing more than 150 homeless people from the area between Warner and Edinger avenues on Nov. 7 after months of complaints from nearby condominium residents about unsanitary conditions and other nuisances at the encampment. Lt. Jeff Puckett said the Sheriff’s Department has made more than 260 arrests in the past several months in various encampments along the river trail in
Nov. 7 should have been a great day for Lamar Odom. But when he celebrated his 38th birthday at Sista Mary's Soul Food restaurant in Glendale, CA, the former NBA player “seemed really sad,” an eyewitness tells In Touch exclusively. There were about 30 guests at the bash, “but everyone seemed like strangers to Lamar, except for a handful of people,” adds the eyewitness, noting that Lamar, who sipped a cup of tea with honey, looked especially solemn when a poet named ElectraBe performed a tribute to him. “It was a very serious and personal poem,” says the eyewitness. Instead of celebrating Lamar's life, the poet touched on some very dark topics like Lamar's drug addictions, the untimely death of
Ivanka Trump’s team attempted to dish out some Thanksgiving decoration tips via Twitter earlier this week.