Top stories from around the country.
Bison gores Yellowstone visitor in second encounter in days
USC, UCLA leave the Pac-12 for the Big Ten
More men are seeking vasectomies now that the Supreme Court has overturned Roe
New updates in Emmett Till murder case, 67 years later
There are new updates in the case of Emmett Till, the 14-year-old Black boy who was murdered after allegedly whistling at a white woman 67 years ago. Investigators found an unserved warrant from 1955 for a suspect in the case who still happens to be alive. The warrant was discovered by a team searching a courthouse in Mississippi for evidence regarding the young boy’s lynching.
Family ministry scams U.S. government into giving $8 million in Covid relief
Canadian Joshua Edwards asked the United States government to help his family’s ministry stay afloat when the pandemic hit. Edwards claimed the ministry, located in Florida, needed $6 million to pay more than 450 employees, according to court records. The U.S. government approved the PPP loan and even added to his initial ask, granting the family $8 million total. However, the application was a total fabrication. The ministry only had four employees, which were the members of the Edwards family.
Thousands of flights delayed, canceled heading into 4th of July weekend
As the 4th of July weekend approaches, turbulence is underway in the travel industry. Airlines across the U.S. are facing heavy delays and cancelations amid staffing strains, among other issues. Some Delta pilots are participating in walking information picket lines at seven airports across the U.S., saying they are working excessive overtime.