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Miami Top Cop, Called 'Michael Jordan of Police Chiefs,' Under Fire From City Commissioners

City commissioners have called a meeting for September 27 to question Acevedo about his performance and potentially debate his future status on the job.
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Danny K. Davis Says Women Must Be 'Protected' After Suggesting R. Kelly Could Be Redeemed
As an artist, one gifted, I think he'll be welcomed back into Chicago as a person who can be redeemed," Davis said on Monday.
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5 Boarding School Employees Charged With 13 Felony Assault Counts, Some Against Students
The prosecutor in charge of the case said his office believed "these to be the appropriate charges under the fact of the investigation."
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The Biden Administration Is To Blame for the Del Rio Immigration Crisis | Opinion
Illegal entry is a lot more attractive to foreign nationals thinking about coming to the United States now.
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Man who killed Florida deputy caught, sheriff laments not shooting him
Patrick McDowell was nabbed Tuesday at a Callahan sports field concession stand, Sheriff Bill Leeper said.
What Time Does ‘What If…?’ Episode 8 Come Out on Disney+?
What If...? is in the endgame now.
Engineers 3D-Print Chicken and Cook It with Lasers
The future may see a 'Photoshop' of digitized recipes for printing food.
Joe Biden could be tempted to reach for the platinum coin
Enabled by a quirk in the law, Biden could use an unusual workaround to head off a debt ceiling standoff with Republicans that could send the US into catastrophic default, writes economist Dean Baker. Such a move would be ridiculous, of course, but the periodic debt crisis is a ridiculous charade put on by America's politicians, he writes.
‘Britney vs. Spears’ on Netflix: The 3 main takeaways from the new documentary
The Netflix film finds documents that shed light on Britney Spears's conservatorship.
Sorry, Joe: Turning US into European-style welfare state won’t cost ‘zero dollars’
President Joe Biden is prone to blatant whoppers, but his claims that turning America into a European-style welfare state via the biggest expansion of federal government in decades will cost nothing are truly in a league of their own.
Trump campaign loses NDA case it brought in arbitration against Omarosa Manigault Newman for tell-all book
Former Trump campaign and White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman has defeated an arbitration case brought against her by the Trump campaign, which alleged that she had violated a non-disclosure agreement with public comments and a book critical of former President Donald Trump.
Three Washington State frat members get probation in alcohol-related death of freshman
Three former members of a fraternity on the Washington State University campus were sentenced last week to eight months of supervised probation for the death of a 19-year-old freshman who died after consuming drinking a large amount of liquor.
Just 80 Capitol Riot Cases Have Entered Guilty Pleas So Far, More Than 600 Arrested
Washington's federal court is clogged with Jan. 6 cases, which more than double the total number of new criminal cases filed there all of last year.
Proof of Vaccination App Possibly Revealed Hundreds of Thousands Users' Personal Info
Portpass CEO Zakir Hussein slammed the reports, criticizing people who "shame and crucify" the upstart.
Haley calls on Biden to explain contradictions by Generals; says Milley should know not to talk to authors
Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told "The Story" Tuesday that America needs answers from President Biden about the recommendations he was given by military leadership regarding Afghanistan.
Senators introduce cyber bill to mandate reporting on ransomware and critical infrastructure attacks
The top senators on the Homeland Security Committee introduced legislation on Tuesday to require critical infrastructure companies to report cyberattacks to the federal government and to mandate that most organizations tell the federal government if they make ransomware payments.
Three New Britney Spears Documentaries Tell a Chilling Tale About the Bystander Effect
For years, it seemed that no one knew what was going on with Britney Spears. In fact, many people knew, but nobody managed to stop it
We Need a Humanitarian Solution to Del Rio | Opinion
Instead of thinking of the Haitians as our enemy, we should think about it as people who can contribute to our economy.
Emu on the Loose Reunited With Owner After Taking Nature Stroll
"He just casually kept strolling right on up to us. He seemed very social," said resident Lydia McCracken after her encounter with the second-largest living bird.
'No Time to Die' cast arrives in style to world premiere'
James Bond is known to be a sharp dresser, so it should be no surprise that the 'No Time to Die' cast arrived to the film's world premiere in London dressed to impress. (Sept. 28)
A Brief History of Adorable, Vaguely Creepy Robot Dogs
Will Amazon's new Astro, like his predecessors, also quickly shuffle off to doggy heaven?
Limited edition Pokémon Oreo cookies are being listed for thousands on eBay
How much would you pay for an Oreo cookie? For some, the answer could be thousands of dollars -- as one hard-to-find Oreo cookie featuring a rare Pokémon is fetching a hefty price tag on eBay.
Limited edition Pokémon Oreo cookies are being listed for thousands on eBay
How much would you pay for an Oreo cookie? For some, the answer could be thousands -- as one hard-to-find Oreo cookie featuring a rare Pokémon is fetching a hefty price tag on eBay.
Kasim Reed Focuses on Crime in Atlanta Mayoral Election
Kasim Reed, the former mayor whose administration was marked by corruption scandals, is running for another term, promising to restore public safety.
After 5-day manhunt, authorities catch suspect in killing of Florida deputy
The suspect in the killing of Deputy Josh Moyers has been apprehended after a five-day manhunt in northeast Florida, the Nassau County sheriff said Tuesday.
After five-day manhunt, authorities catch suspect in killing of Florida deputy
The suspect in the killing of Deputy Josh Moyers has been apprehended after a five-day manhunt in northeast Florida, the Nassau County sheriff said Tuesday.
Brian Laundrie's Florida home flooded with flowers addressed to late fiancee
A flood of flower deliveries addressed to Gabby Petito continue to arrive at Brian Laundrie’s family’s home in North Port, Florida, where she lived for roughly two years before departing on a cross-country road trip with her fiance in June.
Former first daughter Barbara Bush welcomes first child
Barbara Bush, the daughter of former President George W. Bush, has welcomed her first child into the world.
Obama Presidential Center is Causing Home Prices to Rise Nearby, Activists Say
Obama said the center is one way of giving back and said he hoped it would bring an economic boost to the area and inspire a future generation of leaders.
'We're in AWWW': Rare Baby White Rhino Born at Drive-Through Safari
Aziza the calf is the second for mother Anna, as well as the 37th rhino calf to be born at the park since 1979.
Former Merrill Lynch CEO Dave Komansky dead at 82
There was a time when it didn’t matter what school you went to or whether you had a fancy MBA. If you were smart and hungry, you could have a career on Wall Street — and even run a big firm.
Théoneste Bagosora, Rwandan army officer convicted of genocide, dies at 80
He was a mastermind behind the 100-day-long 1994 genocide of at least 800,000 ethnic Tutsis and even members of his own Hutu ethnic group.
North Korea Releases First Photo of 'Hypersonic Missile' Launch
Rodong Sinmun reported that North Korea's Academy of National Defense Science "conducted a test launch of the newly developed hypersonic missile 'Hwasong-8.'"
NASA's Lucy mission will observe the earliest 'fossils' of the solar system
The first NASA mission to study Jupiter's Trojan asteroid swarms is getting ready to launch.
NASA's Lucy mission will observe the earliest 'fossils' of the solar system
The first NASA mission to study Jupiter's asteroid swarms is getting ready to launch on October 16. Lucy is the first spacecraft designed to visit the Trojan asteroids and observe these remnants from the early days of our solar system.
Bernie Sanders Urges House Democrats to Vote Against Infrastructure Bill Until Deal Reached
House Democrats' splintering leaves a vote on the bill in the air as the GOP solidifies opposition.
Dismembered Trio Found in Texas Dumpster Were Killed in ‘Bible Sacrifice,’ Cops Allege
Fort Worth Police DepartmentA Texas man accused of killing and dismembering three people before setting them ablaze in a dumpster told police he did it because he had “an in-depth knowledge of the bible and believed he was being called to commit sacrifices,” according to an arrest warrant affidavit obtained by The Daily Beast.Jason Alan Thornburg, 41, was arrested Monday night by Fort Worth police on capital murder charges, and is being held at the county jail on $1 million bond, according to detention records. Det. Thomas O’Brien, one of the lead investigators on the case, confirmed Thornburg’s arrest to The Daily Beast. It is unclear if Thornburg, an electrician’s apprentice, yet has an attorney to speak on his behalf.At around 6:15 a.m last Wednesday, the Fort Worth Fire Department responded to reports of a trash fire outside a storage facility. While working to extinguish the blaze, firefighters discovered three bodies inside the receptacle, in pieces. One seemed to be a teenage girl or young woman. The second appeared to be a child of unknown age and gender, but was subsequently determined to be an adult female. The third body belonged to an unidentified adult male. All of the victims were badly burned, and some body parts were missing altogether.Read more at The Daily Beast.
Milley admits he spoke with Bob Woodward, other journalists for high-profile Trump books
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley admitted during the Senate Armed Service Committee hearing on Tuesday that he has spoken to several journalists for their high-profile books reporting on the final months of the Trump administration.
'Healthy and adorable': Barbara Bush welcomes first child with husband Craig Coyne
Barbara Bush, daughter of former President George W. Bush, is a first-time mother now, after giving birth to a daughter named Cora Georgia Coyne.
Maluma dines with a Doberman in his party at Tao Downtown
“Some guests were startled at first due to the dog’s sheer size,” our spy said. Maluma is "obsessed with his dogs," they continued, and was at Tao "celebrating with his team members."
R. Kelly conviction: Black women, girls suffer the brunt of sex trafficking, exploitation
Our image of a sex trafficking victim is a white girl kept in a basement. But Black women and girls are disproportionately targeted.
Fairfax school system pulls two books from libraries after complaints over sexual content
The books, “Gender Queer” and “Lawn Boy,” will now undergo a review process.
Trump loses legal fight over tell-all book written by former aide and 'Apprentice' contestant Omarosa
A New York arbitrator ruled that Omarosa Manigault Newman did not violate a non-disclosure agreement in writing her 2018 tell-all book.
400K in US got Pfizer booster shots last weekend
The White House COVID-19 task force says More than 400,000 Americans got Pfizer booster shots last weekend through local pharmacies as the U.S boosted its effort to provide more protection for vulnerable populations. (Sept. 28)
Obamas break ground on presidential center
Barack and Michelle Obama attend a celebratory groundbreaking on their legacy project in a lakefront Chicago park; the groundbreaking come after five years of legal battles. (Sept. 28)
Psaki ‘split’ on whether military advisers told Biden to keep troops in Afghanistan
After the nation's top military advisers told a Senate panel that they advised President Biden to maintain a 2,500 troop level in Afghanistan, White House press secretary Jen Psaki seemed to confirm that.
Rats 'the Size of Cats' Can Infiltrate Homes Via Toilets Says Pest Control Expert
Being forced to stay indoors during the lockdowns of the COVID-19 pandemic has led to fewer food sources outside for rats.
Stream It Or Skip It: ‘FBI: International’ On CBS, Focusing On An FBI “Fly Team” That Neutralizes Overseas Threats To American Interests
Luke Kleintank and Heida Reid star in the third series in Dick Wolf's FBI franchise.
Mila Kunis addresses her and Ashton Kutcher's viral bathing comments: 'It's so dumb'
The “Family Guy” star, 38, made an appearance on the “Ellen DeGeneres Show” as a guest host and called the internet roasting “so dumb,” while telling DeGeneres that she didn’t expect the remarks to garner as much blowback or ensuing discussion.