A food delivery driver who shot and killed a man in the Peachtree Heights West neighborhood on Feb. 17 has turned himself in, according to the Atlanta Police Department. Robert Bivines, 36, has been charged with the felony murder of Ryan Thornton, 30. Bivines, a driver for Uber Eats, allegedly shot the victim after a disagreement. Thornton was shot multiple times and died at Grady Memorial Hospital, police said. “The victim went down to meet the driver, received his order and began walking away from the vehicle. As the victim was walking away, it appears words may have been exchanged between he and the delivery driver,” police said in a written statement. Bivines fled the scene after the shooting. The post Update: Uber food delivery driver who killed customer turns himself in to police app
It’s a beautiful day in this neighborhood. 50 years ago, 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood' premiered nationwide, teaching a generation of children the importance of kindness, curiosity, self-worth and empathy. EARLY LIFE Rogers was born on March 20, 1928 in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. At times his childhood was lonely, but it was during those early years that his imagination grew. "Fred spent a lot of time playing with puppets and having to come up with stories and create his own entertainment, so I think the basis of Mr. Rogers started in his childhood," said Emily Uhrin, archivist at The Fred Rogers Center. Rogers graduated Rollins College in Florida where he studied music composition. His first job in television was at NBC in New York City, but two years later he moved to work for WQED-TV in Pi
This year is the 40th anniversary of Proposition 13, the iconic property tax limit measure that California voters overwhelmingly endorsed in 1978. It’s only a slight exaggeration to say that it’s also the 40th anniversary of efforts to repeal or alter Proposition 13’s provisions, and those on the left side of the political ledger — […]
“Bloodbath” is not a word you’d typically associate with a 10-day cruise around the South Pacific. But it’s being thrown around now in the wake of what Carnival says were “violent and disruptive acts” committed on its cruise ship Legend. Passengers say a brawl that erupted around 12:45am Friday—resulting in an unexpected stop and the removal of 23 family members—was the culmination of days of violence that left as many as 30 people injured aboard the “cruise from hell,” per 3AW. Passengers tell 9News that people were left bloodied after clashes between two groups of passengers, including members of an Australian family, who threatened to stab others and throw them overboard. “It was a bloodbath,” a man says, adding that some pass
MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow is pressuring Vice President Mike Pence on his false statement that Russian interference did not impact the election results, and the heat is so intense that Pence’s office is refusing to answer. Here is how it all went down: Pence said: Pence: "Irrespective of efforts that were made in 2016 by foreign […] The post Rachel Maddow Turns Up The Pressure And Sends Mike Pence Reeling On Russia Lies appeared first on Politicus USA.
UN Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez / AFP / Getty Images Donald Trump swore in December to withhold “billions” of dollars of US aid from countries that supported a United Nations resolution condemning the administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.“Let them vote against us,” he said. “We’ll save a lot. We don’t care.”On Monday the Trump administration made public its proposed 2019 budget, and here's the news: not a single country lost funding on the basis of voting against the US at the UN.In fact, the budget specifically carves out money for many of the countries that voted against the US in the UN General Assembly, such as Zimbabwe, Somalia and Nigeria.“I...