SDI Productions/iStock (WASHINGTON) — Competitive races across the country are expected to disappear as states begin to submit their re-drawn maps for this decade’s round of redistricting. While only 18 states have finished their gerrymandering process, nearly half a dozen highly competitive seats have been slashed from the last batch of congressional maps according to […]

ABC 4 News (TAYLORSVILLE, Utah) — Two Utah police officers are recovering after they were shot by a rape and robbery suspect Wednesday night, police said. One officer, with the West Valley City department, was shot twice; he was initially in critical condition but has since been upgraded to stable condition, the department said. The […]

AnimeNYC While “Omicron” sounds like a name that would be at home at an expo dedicated to anime, officials in New York say the less-fun version, the COVID-19 variant of the same name, may have paid a visit to the recent AnimeNYC convention, which ran from November 19 through 21. In a statement, New York City Mayor Bill […]

Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty Images R. Kelly is facing even more legal problems. After the Chicago singer was convicted on nine criminal counts by a federal jury in New York City in September, he and his manager now are being sued for allegedly threatening his accusers. Lizette Martinez, Lisa Van Allen and Faith Rogers, who claim […]

Who’s Playing Washington @ No. 11 Arizona Current Records: Washington 4-4; Arizona 6-0 What to Know The Washington Huskies lost both of their matches to the #11 Arizona Wildcats last season on scores of 53-80 and 74-75, so they’re hoping to turn the tables this season. Washington and the Wildcats will face off in a […]

Family of Casey Goodson (COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Former Ohio sheriff’s deputy Jason Meade was charged with murder on Thursday in the fatal shooting of a Black man who was shot and killed while entering his grandmother’s house last December. In March, the Franklin County Coroner said that Casey Goodson was shot in his back five […]

Shout! Studios While stuntman and actor Scott Adkins and Dolph Lundgren are both no stranger to action on screen, their dust-up in the Lundgren-directed action pic Castle Falls proved painful — for Dolph. Adkins, a martial artist and veteran of Marvel movies like Doctor Strange, plays a down on his luck MMA fighter, who discovers that a building about to be demolished […]

Vallery Jean/FilmMagic Two music icons who have created hits together for thirty years are teasing heir first joint album. Timbaland and Missy Elliott grew up together in Virginia, and he produced tracks in 1991 for her all-female group, Sista. Now 30 years later, it appears they are preparing their first duo project. “Who ready for that @missymisdemeanorelliott Timbo album?????,” […]

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the Thursday edition of the Pick Six Newsletter!  It’s a big day around the NFL and that’s because it’s Aaron Rodgers‘ birthday. At this point last year, I’m pretty sure his birthday wish was to get out of Green Bay, but since that didn’t work, I’m guessing he won’t be […]

People People magazine is releasing four covers for its 2021 year-end wrap-up, and each hails one of its People of the Year: Dolly Parton, Killing Eve‘s Sandra Oh, Simone Biles and “America’s Teachers” were all given the honor this year. In the issue, which hits newsstands Friday, the iconic Parton was heralded for her philanthropy. Late last year she gave a million bucks […]

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