At least two out of five Memphis police officers charged with murder in the death of Tyre Nichols joined the force after the department relaxed hiring standards and launched a push to improve the department's "diversity" under the promise that residents having cops "who look like them and understand their culture" would serve to "defuse" conflicts without the need for "physical force."
The Memphis Fire Department on Monday fired three emergency responders who responded to the scene after 5 Memphis police officers beat motorist Tyre Nichols.
A transgender fashion model from Brooklyn fatally stabbed her dad and critically wounded her kid sister during a rampage over a laptop, authorities said Monday.
The revelation came as suspect Nikki Secondino, 22, was arraigned on a murder indictment and shipped back to Rikers Island, where she has been held without bail since the Dec. 29 attack in the family’s Bensonhurst home.
Esther Crawford, a fast-rising lieutenant to Musk inside Twitter, has started to map out the architecture needed to facilitate payments on the platform with a small team, according to two people familiar with the company’s plans.
The nascent moves to allow payments through the site are a critical part of Musk’s plan to open up fresh revenue streams. Twitter’s $5bn-a-year advertising business has cratered since he bought the platform for $44bn in October, with marketers citing concerns over its management and moderation.