Monday, February 20, 2017
Olsen has been charged with second-degree forcible rape, cyberstalking, second-degree forced sex and assault on a female, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department records. He was arrested at 4:43 p.m.
The university announced in a statement that Olsen has been suspended from the team.
"The University administration has been in close communication with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department regarding its arrest of student-athlete Kevin Olsen Sunday afternoon," the statement reads. "The allegations in this incident, which took place off campus, appear to involve sexual assault within an existing relationship. This incident occurred a week after a separate, unrelated case of alleged on-campus sexual assault involving acquaintances."
Greg Olsen refused to remark on the matter. "Greg has no comment, and asks that people respect his privacy," said Panthers director of communications Steven Drummond, according to the Charlotte Observer.
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Chicago's Black Violence Plagued Englewood Neighborhood - Henderson Elementary Principal Marvita Jackson-Ivy ‘Too much drama in the neighborhood,’ Henderson principal says
Now the word "DRAMA" replaces UNENDING ESCALATING BLACK VIOLENCE where toddlers and pre-teens are being DRAMATIZED, I mean SHOT AND KILLED....Apparently Mayor Rahm Emanuel's "SAFE PASSAGE" Program isn't working. Maybe change the name to SAFE DRAMA PROGRAM
Henderson Principal Marvita Jackson-Ivy makes no apologies for indoor recess, nor for the security officers who shoo her students homeward after school. It’s not always like this at Henderson, but it will be for the foreseeable future.
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Hillary Clinton’s use of an unsecured, private server to send classified documents earned her a spot on an Army OPSEC training slide as an “insider threat” to national security. That’s pretty serious business, though that didn’t stop her from nearly becoming president.
Husband-and-wife architectural team Tod Williams and Billie Tsien noted that it will be difficult to raise such a huge sum because Obama scrupulously declined to do much fundraising while he was still in office.
The Obama Center is due to be so expensive because it will require the construction of both a presidential library and a museum about the lives of Barack and Michelle Obama. And federal requirements now stipulate that former presidents must have larger endowments to pay for annual operating costs at the libraries.
“It won’t be easy,” Williams said. “It’s not just about preserving the past. It’s about the future.”
The actual buildings were slated to cost $200 million. “But I told them it will cost $300 million,” Williams said.
Williams and Tsien spoke about the project with architectural critic Paul Goldberger on Wednesday, at the annual benefit for East Hampton’s LongHouse Reserve.
The event was held in the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, which the duo designed. They’ve also designed the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia, the Phoenix Art Museum and the Logan Center for the Arts in Chicago.
Listening in rapt attention were LongHouse founder Jack Larsen, its president, Dianne Benson, and stem-cell guru Dr. Christopher Calapai.
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Eighth-grade teacher is suspended after giving students instructions on how to cook and inject meth for drama class
An eighth grade teacher who gave students instructions for making and injecting crystal meth for an acting assignment has been suspended without pay.
An Ontario mother was outraged when her 13-year-old son, who is a student at Erin Mills Middle School, brought home the assignment with a long list of ingredients.
'I popped a blood vessel,' Delight Greenridge told CBC. 'I was in a state of shock...I'm thinking this cannot be real.'
Greenridge's son said the original assignment had involved creating a skit about a television show using emotions, but the teacher suggest cooking crystal meth instead after they struggled to come up with an idea.
The instructor told students to 'act scared' while making the drug and to 'act happy' when injecting it.
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There were always three particular points of pride when it came to Garden City businesses: The first Little Caesars opened on Cherry Hill at Venoy in 1959; the first Kmart opened in March 1962 on Ford at Middlebelt; and the first enclosed McDonald's opened on Middlebelt south of Ford in 1966.
Now, that first Kmart store, a traditional anchor of Garden City's downtown shopping district, is in the process of closing. Clearance sales are underway as the store, and a number of other Kmarts, including Westland, are closing as the once thriving retail chain struggles financially.
News of the store closing prompted lots of nostalgia from current and former Garden City residents who shopped and worked at the store over the years.
Norah Fix remembers the date the original Kmart store opened at Ford and Middlebelt in Garden City: March 1, 1962.
Human rainbow colored silhouettes are also ‘menacing’.
The No More Black Targets campaign argues that shooting ranges and instructors should not use “menacing” black targets, and is petitioning to end the practice, citing trigger bias.
“Young black men are 3X more likely to be shot by trained shooters than their white peers,” notes the site for the campaign. “A disturbing potential correlation: The most popular target for shooters to learn to use their firearm is a black silhouette. Unconscious bias can be deadly.”A Change.org petition by the group intends to call upon the International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors to end the use of black silhouette targets.
The group references a study by University of Illinois researchers that concluded shooters were more likely to fire at a black target.
One of the researhers in that study, Yara Mekawi, told National Public Radio in 2015 that people were “quicker to shoot black targets with a gun relative to white targets with a gun. And…people were more trigger-happy when shooting black targets compared to shooting white targets.”
Sunday, February 19, 2017
Mt. Greenwood / Chicago - Homeowner finds two loaded semi-auto handguns hidden in her bushes - 105th and South Christiana
The homeowner remembered that the police were chasing two black males in the past through her block and believes the handguns may have been hidden there by the subjects being chased.
The shooting happened at 73rd and Aberdeen around 8:30 p.m.
The employee was shot in the leg and taken to the hospital in good condition.
Police are looking for two male black suspects.
DRIVING WHILE BLACK NEVER ENDS WELL - Chicago: 6 injured when car crashes into tow truck, South Loop building while driving the wrong way on a one way busy street
About 3:30 a.m., the 1996 Toyota Camry was driving the wrong way on South Jefferson Street when it crashed into the tow truck at the intersection with West Roosevelt Road, according to Chicago Police. The car then crashed into a building.
Two people were taken in serious-to-critical condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago Fire Department Cmdr. Walter Schroeder said. Another two people were taken in fair-to-serious condition to Rush University Medical Center, and two more were listed in good condition at Mercy Hospital. Police said they were all between 18 and 22 years old.
The tow truck driver was not injured, police said.
Additional information was not immediately available.