Man jailed for breaking lockdown to harass mother of his children

A ‘unpredictable and violent’ dad-of-two broke a restraining order during lockdown to harass the mother of his children in the night. Stuart Edge, 34, clambered through an upstairs bedroom window to accuse Nicola Skidmore of seeing other men, before slapping and pushing her as their eight-year-old daughter looked on on April 20. The father was […]

Owners approve lending Rams another $500 million for stadium

NFL owners approved the Rams’ request for another $500 million loan for SoFi Stadium development, Daniel Kaplan of reports. The loan is on top of the $400 million the Rams already borrowed from the league’s stadium lending program. The team also requested to pay the loan back over 30 years rather than the typical […]

Women in criminal justice system less likely to receive treatment for opioid use

Pregnant women involved in the criminal justice system are disproportionately not receiving medications for opioid use disorder, as compared to their peers, according to a Vanderbilt-led study published today in PLOS Medicine. Researchers from Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and the Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute in Minneapolis analyzed data from the nation’s treatment […]

Amazon’s French warehouses to reopen with 30% staff: unions

Amazon’s French warehouses are set to reopen on Tuesday with about 30% of employees, three union officials said, ending a month-long dispute over whether the e-commerce giant was doing enough to protect workers from the coronavirus pandemic. The U.S. retailer’s six French warehouses have been closed since a court backed union complaints, and ordered Amazon […]

Google is rumored to axe Motion Sense feature on the Pixel 5

Google had big plans for its Project Soli radar technology. However, its implementation in the Pixel 4 seemed half-baked and may not show up in the Pixel 5 at all.Motion Sense was one of the headline features of the Pixel 4 last year. Unfortunately, it seems that Motion Sense is one and done as Google […]

Mum fears losing her home in legal fight to keep daughter’s murderer in jail

The grieving mother behind the Helen’s Law campaign faces losing her home if a legal challenge to return her daughter’s murderer to prison fails. Marie McCourt has applied for the High Court to review the Parole Board decision that freed on licence Ian Simms, 63, who had been serving a life sentence for the abduction […]