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Boston Pride Parade will not return this summer

The iconic Boston pride parade will not be returning this summer. This comes after Boston Pride, the nonprofit organizer of the event, moved to dissolve last year due to issues with race, transgender inclusion, and complaints of excessive commercialization. Many LGBTQ+ organizations are planning on holding events throughout the city during pride month that will hopefully feel more inclusive for everyone.


Link to article- https://www.wgbh.org/news/politics/2022/04/13/iconic-boston-pride-parade-will-not-return-this-summer




Man found in Boston suburb after 30-year search

According to authorities, William Hernando Usma Acosta, 61, shot and killed his wife 3 decades ago in Medellin, Colombia. He also attempted to kill his daughter when she tried to intervene but fled Colombia quickly after the killing and was convicted in 1996. When he applied for U.S. citizenship, his fingerprints matched with the case after living under an alias for many years, and was officially arrested by federal authorities in Belmont.


Link to article- https://whdh.com/news/colombian-man-on-the-lam-for-nearly-30-years-for-killing-wife-injuring-daughter-found-in-boston-suburb/


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NYPD search for gunman after Brooklyn subway shooting

NYPD has named a person of interest in the subway shooting case. Frank R. James, 62, rented a U-Haul in Philadelphia and had items police believed belonged to the shooter like a Glock 9-millimeter handgun, three ammunition magazines, a hatchet, fireworks, and a liquid believed to be gasoline. Mr. James remains at large and the police are still looking for him.


Link to article- https://www.nytimes.com/live/2022/04/12/nyregion/brooklyn-subway-shooting




Biden approves $800 million more to assist Ukraine

President Biden approved an $800 million package for military assistance in Ukraine ahead of the new offensive launch from Russia. Ukraine will receive American artillery including armored personnel carriers, armored Humvees, naval drone vessels, and gear to protect soldiers. The weaponry and support the U.S. has provided has been critical in Ukraine’s fight against Russia.


Link to article- https://apnews.com/article/russia-ukraine-zelenskyy-biden-united-states-europe-fa45063a7df21fd55342cf5a2ad1fb7f


Entertainment News-




Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. pleads guilty to forcible touching

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. plead guilty to forcibly kissing a woman in a nightclub in 2018. This is part of a plea deal that will likely keep him out of jail. He will, however, be required to attend alcohol and behavior modification counseling for six months. He also apologized to the two other women who have accused him of inappropriate behavior and stated that he is a “celebrity figure” that does not want to make anyone uncomfortable.


Link to article- https://www.boston.com/culture/entertainment/2022/04/13/actor-cuba-gooding-jr-pleads-guilty-to-forcible-touching/





Shooting at DaBaby’s home in North Carolina

Officers responded to reports of a shooting at DaBaby’s North Carolina home on April 13th at around 7:45 pm. The shooting has reportedly left one victim without life-threatening injuries but neither the shooter nor the victim has been named. Unfortunately, this is not DaBaby’s first experience with a shooting. In November 2018, he shot and killed Jaylin Craig, 19, in self-defense but served no jail time for the incident.


Link to article- ​​https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/dababy-shooting-north-carolina-home-1337639/



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