National Fund Will Help Bail Defendants Out of Jail
NEW YORK (AP) — A national effort is launching to help low-income defendants get out of jail by bailing them out as their criminal cases progress through the courts The Bail Project grew out of a successful 10-year campaign in the Bronx to pay bail for needy cases, led by attorney Robin Steinberg of the Bronx Defenders, a legal assistance nonprofit. She said the decade of data from that effort showed that 95 percent of the people who were bailed out using donated money returned to court for every appearance, and that when people could get out of jail, the majority were ultimately not convicted of a crime. The project will continue in the Bronx, and will launch in January in Tulsa and St. Louis. It will grow to include 40 cities using…
RCSC officials rethink Sun Bowl limits
By Rusty Bradshaw Independent Newsmedia Recreation Centers of Sun City officials will not consider limiting the uses at the Sun Bowl, 10220 N. 107th Ave. The RCSC board had a…
Trident CEO calls NewCold storage a 'game changer' at g
Sleek warehouse is fully automated and the first of its kind in the United States.
The List: Bourbon Steak chef Gabriel Fenton's top 10 Miami restaurants
Chef Gabriel Fenton, a 2015 South Florida Food 50 winner, is the man behind the grill at Michael Mina’s Bourbon Steak at Turnberry Isle in Aventura. Here are Fenton’s favorite places to eat around town: 1. Proof Pizza and Pasta Continued below TrendingShakira and Maluma steam things up in new sexy video for…How to spend four … Continue reading "The List: Bourbon Steak chef Gabriel Fenton's top 10 Miami restaurants"
SCHOA offers tips for Sun City winter visitors
By Rusty Bradshaw Independent Newsmedia It is estimated that up to 40 percent of Sun City residents are winter visitors, leaving the community during the hot summer months for the…
Gunman opens fire at Texas church; multiple people may have been killed
Wilson County\u00a0Sheriff Joe Tackitt told media outlets that\u00a0the gunman walked into First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs and began firing.
A dumpling crawl in Brentwood? Count us in
Four new restaurants feature good to delicious versions of Himalayan dumplings known as momos.
PERU: Government Signs US$ 200 Million Exploration Contracts With Anadarko
The Peruvian government has signed three oil exploration and exploitation contracts evaluated at US$ 200 million. The contracts involve the state-owned oil company PeruPetro and the U.
How to Make Your Own Fidget Spinner
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Foster Grandparent Program mentors children, enriches seniors lives
The Southeast Missouri Foster Grandparent Program is recruiting volunteers 55 and over and organizations/schools to serve as volunteer sites in Scott, Mississippi and Butler Counties.