Category Archives: CNN – US

A bill in Washington state would allow the composting of human remains

Lawmakers in Washington state passed a bill Friday that would allow human remains to be composted. If Gov. Jay Inslee signs Senate Bill 5001 into law, it will take effect May 1, 2020. Right now, if a person dies in Washington, the body can only be cremated or buried, according to the bill’s sponsor, state…MORE

A 5-year-old boy is missing, and police don’t think he walked away or was abducted

Police looking for a 5-year-old Illinois boy reported missing from his home say they’re putting special focus on the residence after determining it’s likely he neither was abducted nor walked away. The boy’s parents reported Andrew “AJ” Freund missing Thursday morning, telling police they last saw him around 9 p.m. the evening before, at bedtime,…MORE

Alabama ex-investigator pleads guilty to beating handcuffed man

A former Tallahassee police investigator pleaded guilty to assaulting a handcuffed 24-year-old man after his arrest. According to the guilty plea, Brandon Smirnoff, 27, was on duty in pursuit of the victim on a four-wheeler. Several officers had placed the man in handcuffs and before placing him into his vehicle, Smirnoff lifted him in the…MORE

Question of the Day

April 18

Q: 25% of people say it’s rude for house guests to ask for this… A: WiFi password

April 17

Q: At least 1/3rd of adults have been late to work because they did this… A: Turned around after leaving their cellphone at home

April 16

Q: These were originally bred for food, but not too many people eat them these days… A: Peacocks