When homeowner Kazeem Oyeneyin was awakened by his burglar alarm he didn't expect a police officer to show up with his gun drawn, handcuff him in his underwear, and parade him outside in front of his neighbors under the suspicion of trying to burglarize his own home. But, unfortunately, that is exactly what happened.
Facebook community groups can have a nasty underbelly.
You haven’t TRULY lived at the crossroads of technology and community until you’ve joined a neighborhood Facebook group. In the best of times, these groups serve as great organizing tools for neighbors looking to connect with each other, demand better living conditions, and spread info about housing availability.
9/11 survivors still aren’t getting the healthcare they need. But Jon Stewart isn’t giving up on them.
“The idea that 18 years later they’re still tugging on the hemline on the government to get this bill through and get it funded properly is truly beyond comprehension."
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Is there anything less politically controversial than providing health care for the first responders on the scene after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001? You’d think it’s a total a no-brainer, an easy win for elected leaders on both sides of the aisle. Republicans get to show their resolute support for those fighting the war on terror and Democrats get to double down on their compassion and support of expanding social services to those most in need.
Ride-hailing services have reduced fatal drunk driving crashes and offer greater independence for elderly and disabled populations.
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Over the last half-decade, public transit ridership declined nationwide. The number of vehicle miles traveled in cars is rising, and traffic congestion is getting worse in many U.S. cities. At the same time, the century-old taxi industry is struggling, with many taxi companies going bankrupt.
If you want to get to the richest neighborhood in America, you’re going to need a boat.
Atherton, California, home to many Google employees. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images.
It stands to reason that, as the United States’ largest cities reside close to its east and west coasts, that the distribution of the country’s richest neighborhoods would follow a similar pattern. It’s still kind of surprising, however, to see that 9 of the 10 most affluent zip codes in America are in coastal states.