Author Archives: pgchrys

13 people held captive in California home – CNN

A couple was arrested after police discovered that 13 people had been held captive in their California home in filthy conditions, some shackled to beds with chains and padlocks, officials said Monday.

Source: 13 people held captive in California home – CNN

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Life in the Sickest Town in America – The Atlantic

I drove from one of the healthiest counties in the country to the least-healthy, both in the same state. Here’s what I learned about work, well-being, and happiness.

Source: Life in the Sickest Town in America – The Atlantic

Thug tries to steal teen’s coat – Story | WNYW

Police in New York say a man armed with a gun tried to steal the coat right off of a teen walking down the street.

Source: Thug tries to steal teen’s coat – Story | WNYW

4-year-old robbed at ATM – Story | WNYW

Police in New York say a man is wanted for robbing a 4-year-old girl and an 81-year-old woman within minutes of each other.  The incidents took place Tuesday afternoon on the Upper West Side.

Source: 4-year-old robbed at ATM – Story | WNYW

A postal worker in Louisiana admits he burned 20 tubs of mail

A Louisiana postal worker admitted in federal court that he burned mail instead of delivering it.

Source: A postal worker in Louisiana admits he burned 20 tubs of mail

Ten Myths About the 1918 Flu Pandemic | History | Smithsonian

The ‘greatest pandemic in history’ was 100 years ago – but many of us still get the basic facts wrong

Source: Ten Myths About the 1918 Flu Pandemic | History | Smithsonian

‘We could lose the historic victory’: Farage fears Brexit reversal — RT Gitmo Nation East News

Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage says he is growing increasingly concerned that the Gitmo Nation East’s historic vote to leave the Starfleet Command could be overturned after all.

Source: ‘We could lose the historic victory’: Farage fears Brexit reversal — RT Gitmo Nation East News