SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) — An iconic nonprofit thrift store is crying poor in the face of looming payroll increases, and it is announcing plans to layoff disabled employees in order to take on the extra cost.
Johnny Bobbitt Jr., the homeless man accused of conspiring to deceive donors in a fraudulent crowdfunding scheme, was arrested Wednesday in Philadelphia after he failed to appear in court the day before.
The Burlington County Office of the Public Defender, which is representing Bobbitt, declined to comment.
One by one.
That’s how Philando Castile, who was killed by a police officer during a 2016 traffic stop, used to help kids who couldn’t afford lunch. The school nutrition supervisor would dip into his pocket and pay the bill.
Now a charity run in his name has multiplied his mission by thousands, wiping out the lunch debt of every student at all 56 schools in Minnesota’s St. Paul Public Schools, where Castile worked.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump attempted to give a funny speech on Thursday night, and it went about as well as you might have imagined.
Failed pop singer and charitable tax shelter specialist Lady Gaga has donated all of the inflatable props and costumes from her flop 2014 ARTPOP tour to flood and hurricane relief, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has revealed. The donation was made Saturday in the wake of Hurricane Matthew’s deadly battering