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Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 11:56 PM EDT

Undercover Youth Decoys Help Calif. Catch Tobacco Scofflaws

Undercover Youth Decoys Help Calif. Catch Tobacco Scofflaws

About 200 undercover youth decoys are helping state public health officials catch tobacco retailers who sell any type of tobacco products to minors.

Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 10:41 PM EDT

Why You Should Click on 'Not Recommended' Reviews on Yelp

Why You Should Click on 'Not Recommended' Reviews on Yelp

Many small-business owners rely on Yelp to attract new customers, but some say Yelp is hurting their business instead. They say Yelp is robbing them of the good reviews they worked hard for. Yes — those good...

Monday, May 6, 2019 at 08:19 PM EDT

6 Women Officers Indicted Over NYC Jail Visit Strip Searches

6 Women Officers Indicted Over NYC Jail Visit Strip Searches

Six female correction officers have been indicted amid allegations that women endured invasive body cavity and strip searches when they tried to visit loved ones in jail, horror stories that were unearthed in a...

Friday, May 3, 2019 at 06:56 AM EDT

Why Recycling Is Becoming More Expensive in South Florida

Why Recycling Is Becoming More Expensive in South Florida

Recycling is important for Feleti Romero and her family. "We think of it as a way to help the planet," Romero said. "There's so much pollution and so much going into the ocean." They take extra steps to do it...

Friday, May 3, 2019 at 11:32 AM EDT

Long-Lost Gacy Letter Found by Suburban High School

Long-Lost Gacy Letter Found by Suburban High School

Twenty-five years ago this month, Illinois closed one of the state’s darkest stories, with the execution of serial killer John Wayne Gacy. Gacy was convicted of the murder of 33 young men and boys, most of them...

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