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A bill in Washington state would allow the composting of human remains

Lawmakers in Washington state passed a bill Friday that would allow human remains to be composted. If Gov. Jay Inslee signs Senate Bill 5001 into law, it will take effect May 1, 2020. Right now, if a person dies in Washington, the body can only be cremated or buried, according to the bill’s sponsor, state…MORE

A 5-year-old boy is missing, and police don’t think he walked away or was abducted

Police looking for a 5-year-old Illinois boy reported missing from his home say they’re putting special focus on the residence after determining it’s likely he neither was abducted nor walked away. The boy’s parents reported Andrew “AJ” Freund missing Thursday morning, telling police they last saw him around 9 p.m. the evening before, at bedtime,…MORE

Alabama ex-investigator pleads guilty to beating handcuffed man

A former Tallahassee police investigator pleaded guilty to assaulting a handcuffed 24-year-old man after his arrest. According to the guilty plea, Brandon Smirnoff, 27, was on duty in pursuit of the victim on a four-wheeler. Several officers had placed the man in handcuffs and before placing him into his vehicle, Smirnoff lifted him in the…MORE

ENTERTAINMENT

Lizzo is the musical artist you need to hear right now

If you’re not familiar with Lizzo yet, you’ll be hearing a lot more about her soon. The singer and rapper released her new album “Cuz I Love You” Friday, and it’s quickly climbed the charts alongside artists like BeyoncĂ©. That shouldn’t surprise anyone who knows a thing or two about the “Juice” singer, who also…

Prince’s 5 best-selling albums

When Prince died on April 21, 2016, he left behind an extensive catalog which could not to be confined to a single genre. His singular sound, which combined elements of rock, jazz, R&B, funk and pop, was as identifiable as the artist himself. As a solo artist and performing as Prince & the Revolution, he…

Singer Michelle Branch and Patrick Carney from the Black Keys are married

Michelle Branch and Black Keys’ drummer Patrick Carney got married Saturday. The Grammy-winning singer confirmed the couple’s New Orleans marriage in an Instagram post. They are parents to a son, Rhys James Carney, and Branch has a daughter, Owen, from a previous relationship. Click here to read full story »

Eminem is 11 years sober

Eminem is staying away from the venom. The real Slim Shady is 11 years sober and commemorated the occasion by posting a picture of a sobriety coin to Twitter and Instagram. “11 years – still not afraid,” the rapper wrote. Eminem posted a similar picture last year while he was at Coachella. The Detroit rapper…