ClickOnDetroit National Report -- Monday, March 18, 2019
School worker resigns over video of racist tirade
A Connecticut school employee has resigned after a video shared on social media Friday night showed her shouting racial slurs and spitting at two black people in a grocery store, The Register Citizen reports.
Around the country:
- Florida: A Florida man is accused of sexually abusing three patients at a mental health facility where he worked over a span of four months. Read more.
- Nebraska: Flooding in Nebraska has turned towns into islands and set records across the state. Read more.
- Tennessee: The Metro Nashville Police Department is looking for an ATV driver who was seen on video dragging an officer down a road on Saturday. Read more.
- Texas: A fire burning overnight at a chemical storage facility in suburban Houston shut down schools and a state highway as the blaze spread to eight tanks containing gas, oil and chemicals, officials said Monday. Read more.
Suspect in crime boss killing to waive extradition
The man who has been taken into custody in connection with the shooting death of the reputed New York crime boss Francesco "Frank" Cali, will waive extradition on Monday, his lawyer told CNN.
Apple unveils new iPad Air and iPad mini
Apple on Monday quietly announced new versions the iPad Air and iPad mini, the company's the first refresh for those products in years.
Slain reporter's father slams Big Tech on 'murder videos'
Andy Parker's daughter Alison was killed on live television during a news report in 2015. Now, after the New Zealand shooting, Parker has a message for powerful tech platforms: Fix how you police violent videos and harassment.
Beto O'Rourke raises $6.1M on first day in 2020 race
Beto O'Rourke raised $6.1 million in the first 24 hours of his presidential campaign, his campaign said Monday, in what amounts to the largest announced first-day haul of any 2020 Democratic contender to date.
More POLITICS headlines:
- Rep. Tlaib: Islamophobia 'is still very present on both sides of the aisle' in Congress
- Trump again tries to pressure GM on Ohio plant closure
- Mulvaney defends Trump in the wake of New Zealand attacks
- FLOTUS to highlight government agencies' youth programs
2019 NCAA March Madness basketball
The seedings for the 2019 NCAA national championship tournament bracket were unveiled Sunday evening.
More ENTERTAINMENT headlines:
- Surf rock legend Dick Dale dies at 81
- Kim Kardashian tried to pay former prisoner's rent, but he was denied
- William H. Macy's and Lori Loughlin's comments about daughters resurface
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