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Police fatally shoot carjacking suspect near Minneapolis

A man suspected of a carjacking was fatally shot by police in Burnsville, Minnesota, Sunday afternoon, according to a press release from the Burnsville Police Department. The suspect, described as a White man in his 20s, initially crashed a vehicle with stolen plates before carjacking a second vehicle at gunpoint, according to police in Burnsville,…MORE

The US has reported at least 50 mass shootings since the Atlanta spa shootings

At least three people were killed and two were injured in a shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin, early Sunday, continuing the long string of similar incidents that preceded it. Since March 16, when eight people were killed and one wounded at three Atlanta-area spas, the United States has had at least 50 mass shootings, according to…MORE

Restaurant offers free burgers for a year if you get a tattoo for life

Restaurants offer freebies all the time, but here’s one that is asking for a permanent commitment. A California-based restaurant chain is offering free burgers for a year to anyone who gets a permanent tattoo — offered for free — bearing the restaurant’s name. Farmer Boys is partnering with a West Hollywood tattoo parlor, The Honorable…MORE

Alma Wahlberg, mother of actors Donnie and Mark Wahlberg, dies at age 78

Alma Wahlberg, mother of actors Donnie and Mark Wahlberg, dies at age 78

Alma Wahlberg, the mother of actors Donnie and Mark Wahlberg, has died, the brothers announced Sunday. She was 78. “My Angel. Rest in peace,” Mark wrote in the caption of a photo of the family matriarch on Instagram. “My mom Alma’s joy for life, love and people — combined with a pride in her humble…MORE

1 dead, 5 wounded in shooting at Ohio vigil, sheriff’s office says

A woman driving by a vigil for a shooting victim was fatally shot in the head Saturday evening, and five others were wounded, according to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office in Ohio. The incident happened Saturday in Columbus after a small group gathered for a vigil in the parking lot of a Dollar General store.…MORE

WWII era plane makes emergency landing near Florida beach

WWII era plane makes emergency landing near Florida beach

A World War II-era plane was forced to land off the coast of Cocoa Beach, Florida, Saturday afternoon after it experienced engine failure. Authorities are now working on getting the plane, which was part of an air show, out of the water, according to Cocoa Beach Air Show spokesperson Chris Dirato. The only person on…MORE

Remote workers can get paid $12,000 to move to West Virginia

Remote workers can get paid $12,000 to move to West Virginia

During the pandemic, cities such as Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Natchez, Mississippi, have offered remote workers cash to relocate there, while exotic destinations like Aruba have promoted their islands for stay-at-home jobs. Now, West Virginia wants to pay remote workers $12,000 to move to its country roads. On April 12, Gov. Jim Justice announced a program,…MORE