A group of protesters in St. Louis walked on a private street on Sunday to demonstrate outside the mayor's home. The protesters opposed Mayor Lyda Krewson's decision to publish the names and addresses of people in favor of police reform. According to CNN, two armed individuals came out of a home near the mayor's house, brandishing weapons as the protesters walked by.
Mythbusters co-host Grant Imahara died on Monday at the age of 49. According to Gizmodo, Imahara reportedly died of a sudden brain aneurysm. The outpouring of grief over Imahara’s death on social media was immediate. There’s no indication yet that Imahara’s death was anything but a sudden tragedy, with no link to COVID-19. Both grieving friends and grateful viewers shared stories of how much he meant to them.
If you like to summer in Death Valley, California, you're tougher and braver than most. And according to Gizmodo, things are downright ridiculous right now. On Sunday, Furnace Creek's weather station registered a high of 128 degrees Fahrenheit, or 52.8 degrees Celsius. That’s a degree shy of the all-time hottest reliable temperature ever recorded on Earth. Which, incidentally, was recorded in Death Valley in 2013. The record heat isn't just in Death Valley. Closer to the U.S.
A Florida father and his three sons have been charged with conspiracy to defraud the US and distributing mislabeled drugs. According to Gizmodo, Mark Grenon, and his sons, Jonathan, Jordon, and Joseph, billed bleach as a cure for the novel coronavirus COVID-19. Operating under the name Genesis II Church of Health and Healing, they allegedly billed their bleach product “Miracle Mineral Solution.
For more than a year, people opposed to giving police access to face recognition technology. New cases of erroneous facial recognition matches are cropping up in Michigan says Gizmodo. Police arrested Robert Williams in January after he was falsely identified by face recognition software. He was arrested for shoplifting in front of his children and detained overnight in a city jail. The charges still weren't dismissed even after police noted a computer error was at fault.
Thousands of inmates in California state prisons could be released as early as August. This is in an attempt to curb the spread of covid-19, a frequently deadly disease. The disease itself is caused by the novel coronavirus strain SARS-CoV-2 reports Gizmodo. An estimated 8,000 incarcerated individuals could be released by the end of next month. This measure is meant to create space to allow prisons to better implement safety protocols.