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Due to crime wave, Chicago faces restrictions on pretrial detention

Even as Chicago grapples with a spike in crime, public safety advocates predict worse times are coming as the state is on the cusp of severely reducing pretrial detention — a policy, they worry, that will put more criminals on the streets statewide. Chicago, already suffering from high rates of violent crime for decades, saw …

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Orange County Football Club’s use of Great Park Stadium has been extended for one year

Orange County Football Club (OCSC) will be able to continue to use the Great Park Championship Stadium in Irvine, California, until November 2023, after extending their contract with the city. The original contract was due to expire or reinstate for another two years in November. However, the city council has begun exploring two other options …

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The golf tournament helps raise money for families of fallen veterans

A weekend fundraiser at a golf club popular with spouses and children of US service members who has fallen or with disabilities will help provide educational grants. Started in 2007 by Lt. Col. Dan Rooney, the nonprofit organization since its inception has awarded more than 35,000 scholarships valued at more than $160 million to students. …

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“Taking the knee” is seen as “window decoration” by football fans

Nearly two-thirds of English football fans now oppose players’ knees before matches, seeing the anti-racism gesture as superficial, finds a research paper co-authored by an academic from the University of South Australia (UniSA). Starting with the murder of George Floyd in 2020 and the subsequent return of the Black Lives Matter movement, he has fallen …

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The Secret Service relayed a threat against Pelosi to the Capitol Police after a breach: guard

The report from the left-leaning group comes amid widespread attacks on the Secret Service by Democrats In a recent report, the government watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) criticized the US Secret Service for failing to send a threat directed against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to the US Capitol Police …

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