Book Review Tuesday: Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty My rating: 4 of 5 stars I listened to this book on the Libby App. (Spoilers ahead) I had seen the series on HBO, so I was able to follow along really well. This is a story of woman growing up in a privileged area. The majority of theContinue reading “Book Review Tuesday: Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty”

Body found in Memphis identified as kidnapped jogger

By Bill Hutchinson A body discovered in Memphis has been identified as abducted school teacher Eliza Fletcher, authorities said Tuesday. Fletcher’s remains were found in a South Memphis residential neighborhood several miles from where she was abducted and were identified Tuesday, police said. Memphis Police Chief Cerelyn “C.J.” Davis said at a news conference Tuesday that Fletcher’s bodyContinue reading “Body found in Memphis identified as kidnapped jogger”

Opioid Crisis Friday: ‘Skittles’ and ‘rainbow’ fentanyl pills found in North Idaho, ISP warns.

It is still unknown if this multi-colored fentanyl is targeting teens, but Idaho State Police is warning parents to be aware of this drug. Author: Brianda Perez Published: 10:59 AM PDT September 1, 2022 Updated: 11:29 AM PDT September 1, 2022 COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — The Idaho State Police (ISP) is warning parents about new types of fentanyl pills thatContinue reading “Opioid Crisis Friday: ‘Skittles’ and ‘rainbow’ fentanyl pills found in North Idaho, ISP warns.”

Juul to pay nearly $440M to settle states’ teen vaping probe

by the Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Electronic cigarette maker Juul Labs has agreed to pay nearly $440 million to settle a two-year investigation by 33 states into the marketing of its high-nicotine vaping products, which have long been blamed for sparking a national surge in teen vaping. Connecticut Attorney General William Tong announcedContinue reading “Juul to pay nearly $440M to settle states’ teen vaping probe”

True Crime Sundays: Chris Dawson: How The Teacher’s Pet podcast helped catch and jail a killer

By Tiffanie TurnbullBBC News, Sydney Twenty-one years ago, journalist Hedley Thomas walked out of a Sydney police station blinking in astonishment. Back then, few had heard of Lynette Dawson, a mother-of-two who had disappeared without a trace in 1982. But Mr Thomas’ perusal of her cold case that day set in motion a series ofContinue reading “True Crime Sundays: Chris Dawson: How The Teacher’s Pet podcast helped catch and jail a killer”

Book Review Tuesday: Unmasked: My Life Solving America’s Cold Cases

Unmasked: My Life Solving America’s Cold Cases by Paul Holes My rating: 3 of 5 stars I listed to this book on the Libby App. It is the first time using the app, so it was interesting. It was not what I tried to get, but there are waiting lists. First off, the author isContinue reading “Book Review Tuesday: Unmasked: My Life Solving America’s Cold Cases”

Book Review Tuesdays: Finding Tess: A Mother’s Search for Answers in a Dopesick America by Beth Macy.

Finding Tess: A Mother’s Search for Answers in a Dopesick America by Beth Macy My rating: 4 of 5 stars I recently have gone through a situation that has touched my life regarding this subject. I have read the authors Dopesick book and watched the series on Hulu. However, I didn’t know much about thisContinue reading “Book Review Tuesdays: Finding Tess: A Mother’s Search for Answers in a Dopesick America by Beth Macy.”

True Crime Sundays: Kiely Rodni case: Body found near the last location of missing teen

By Dennis Romero Remains of missing teen Kiely Rodni believed to be found, police say A vehicle that contained human remains was discovered in a California lake near the last estimated location of missing teenager Kiely Rodni, authorities said Sunday night. The discovery in Prosser Lake, about 35 miles west of Reno, Nevada, was announcedContinue reading “True Crime Sundays: Kiely Rodni case: Body found near the last location of missing teen”

Parade shooting suspect bought 5 weapons despite threats

By MICHAEL TARM, KATHLEEN FOODY, STEPHEN GROVES. Highland Park, IL. Written for Associated Press HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — A man charged Tuesday with seven counts of murder after firing off more than 70 rounds at an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago legally bought five weapons, including the high-powered rifle used in the shooting, despiteContinue reading “Parade shooting suspect bought 5 weapons despite threats”

Starbucks is closing 16 stores across Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle, and other cities due to a high frequency of ‘challenging incidents’ — see the list

by Mary Meisenzahl Starbucks is permanently closing 16 locations around the US by the end of July, The Wall Street Journal first reported.  “After careful consideration, we are closing some stores in locations that have experienced a high volume of challenging incidents that make it unsafe to continue to operate, to open new locations with saferContinue reading “Starbucks is closing 16 stores across Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle, and other cities due to a high frequency of ‘challenging incidents’ — see the list”