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Alvin Bragg poised to be Manhattan's first Black DA

justice-department” target=”_blank”>Alvin Bragg< won nearly 34% of the vote, compared with Ms. Farhadian Weinstein’s 30%, a lead of about 7,000 ballots. The New York City Board of Elections has been counting absentee ballots since then. “We made history,” Mr. Bragg said. “I promise that I will never stop working to bring the change that New …

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Grasshopper infestation ravages drought-stricken West

The western United Statesa>,< by a severe drought, now has disasters” target=”_blank”>plague< to contend with.  Agriculture officials have launched the largest grasshopper-killing campaign since the 1980s as the insects strip an already ravaged land. The swarms are so dense they cover roads and pelt bicyclists.  The population normally remains in …

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Man killed in shooting at Atlanta-area country club

A shooting at an atlanta” target=”_blank”>Atlanta-area country club< crime Shenise Barner said, according to the atlanta” target=”_blank”>Atlanta< Neighbor John Lavender told WAGA-TV that he heard “five, six booms go off” and wasn’t sure whether it was gunshots or fireworks. “You just don’t think it’s gunshots in this area,” he said. …

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Los Angeles man faces federal charges after fireworks explosion that injured 17

A los-angeles” target=”_blank”>Los Angeles<by federal agents Saturday and charged with illegally transporting tons of explosives – days after a blast that injured 17 people as local police attempted to safely detonate the fireworks.  Arturo Ceja III, 27, had allegedly been storing around 32,000 pounds of fireworks and “dangerous homemade devices,” …

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Washington's newest memorial sees its first Fourth of July

The infectious-disease pandemic delayed the unveiling of washington-dc” target=”_blank”>Washington< Memorial. The debut was slated for May 2020, right before the year’s Fourth of July celebrations. But the memorial didn’t make its appearance until September 2020. Now, with the district returning to normal, tourists can enjoy the Capitol’s newest tribute. It’s …

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