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Milford renames park to honor memory of young man

Milford renames park to honor memory of young man

Faith Williams, Managing Editor

October 30, 2019

“We want to make every effort to get rid of the STIGMA that masks the depression and suicide crisis we are facing in our towns and cities. We cannot accomplish this dream without the support of each person, business and community.” On Saturday, October 12th, the skate park located on 30 Washingt...

Florida passes law to arm teachers

Florida passes law to arm teachers

Samantha Ottowell, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2019

On October 1st 2019 a bill was passed that allows Florida teachers to have the option to carry guns on school grounds.  The bill was introduced and passed in response to the 17 students and staff that were killed in a school shooting last year that had taken place in Florida. With this bill being passed...

Sixteen year old takes his own life

Sixteen year old takes his own life

Hailey Almonte, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2019

On September 23, 2019, Channing Smith, a 16-year-old student at Coffee County Central High School in Manchester, Tennessee, took his own life due to his classmates posting his private text messages and calling him out on social media for being bisexual. He took his life the same day that he was outed by hi...

New studies reveal surprises about Venus

New studies reveal surprises about Venus

Ian Kulesza, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2019

Two weeks ago, Dr. Michael Way, study author at the Goddard Institute of Space Science, presented a study at the European Planetary Science Congress, which suggests that the planet Venus could have supported liquid water on its surface for at least 3 billion years of its existence, a majority of its ex...

Eleven elephants die as they try to rescue a calf

Eleven elephants die as they try to rescue a calf

Skylar Laskowski, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2019

Eleven elephants have plummeted to their deaths and have been discovered in Thailand's waterfall, known as the “Ravine of Hell”.  The first group of elephants died on October 5th, 2019, while trying to rescue a three year old calf.  When the first group of elephants were found, two survi...

Texas man shoots intruder

Texas man shoots intruder

Taina Lugo, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2019

A man in Texas, who fatally shot an intruder and then went back to sleep on September 26, has been charged with murder.  In Dallas, Texas, James Micheal Meyer reported that he didn’t know whether or not he hit the person, so he went back to sleep without calling the authorities. Meyer, a 72 ...

Man kills son to ‘cast out demon’

Man kills son to ‘cast out demon’

Nailah Lewis, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2019

On September 26th, Pablo Martinez, a resident living on a Pascua Yaqui Indian reservation, was accused of the murder of his six-year-old son, G.B. In attempts to ‘cast the demon out’ and exorcise his son, Martinez forcefully poured hot water down the boy’s throat, according to Tuscon police. ...

Tourist jumps from Skywalk

Tourist jumps from Skywalk

Lauren Rupsis, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2019

On September 28, 2019, at about 4:30 p.m., a twenty-eight year old man jumped hundreds of feet to his death from the Grand Canyon Skywalk. Visitors were present to witness the incident. The man climbed over the barrier of the Skywalk, a horseshoe-shaped glass walkway, that hangs over the Grand Canyon on ...

Amber Guyger found guilty for the death of Botham Jean

Amber Guyger found guilty for the death of Botham Jean

Britney Amankwah, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2019

On September 21, 2019, a trial began for Amber Guyger, 31, a former officer who shot an unarmed black man in his own apartment in Dallas, Texas.  On October 1, 2019, she was found guilty of murder and could face life in prison.  She is facing 10 years for murder.  "I'm so sorry," she said as she wept on t...

Naugatuck detective honored by Waterbury association

Naugatuck detective honored by Waterbury association

Britney Amankwah, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2019

On October 24, 2019, Naugatuck Detective Andre Moutela will be awarded the Good Neighbor Award at The Waterbury Neighborhood Council’s annual award dinner.  On August 7, 2019, a young man climbed up on top of a fence that was on a bridge over I-84. The young man was distraught and meant to hurt ...

Florida passes law to arm teachers

Florida passes law to arm teachers

Samantha Ottowell, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2019

On October 1st 2019 a bill was passed that allows Florida teachers to have the option to carry guns on school grounds.  The bill was introduced and passed in response to the 17 students and staff that were killed in a school shooting last year that had taken place in Florida. With this bill being passed...

School girl lies about alleged assault

School girl lies about alleged assault

Alivia Stonier, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2019

A sixth grade Catholic school student in Northern Virginia lied about a racial and cultural bullying issue only for it to be revealed that the whole report had been fabricated in September.  Twelve year old Amari Allen from Northern Virginia told the heartbreaking story of three fellow classmates who h...

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