Solar eclipse 2017: No kooks or doomsayers as ‘Eclipseville’ preps for big day

Notwithstanding predictions that the eclipse would be a magnet for kooks and doomsayers, normalcy reigned Sunday in downtown Hopkinsville, Ky.

      

 

 

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The procrastinator’s guide to viewing the solar eclipse

Many (organized) people planned their eclipse day a year ago, or longer. But if you're not one of them, don't worry — we've got you covered.

      

 

 

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Police officers shot in central and northern Fla.; suspects arrested

In a series of tweets, Florida Gov. Rick Scott offered his thoughts and prayers for the officers involved in the separate shootings.

      

 

 

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The Intimidator: ‘No face, no case’: How one man tried to permanently silence the witnesses to his crimes

The killing of Eddie Powe set off a cascade of violence as the man who shot him tried to methodically eliminate witnesses he believed had cooperated with police to put him behind bars.

      

 

 

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Police: Man posed as wife on Craigslist in attempt to frame her for murder

Police determined Christian Koelsch was behind the advertisement after Craigslist provided information about the ad and the account that created it.

      

 

 

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Man convicted in killing after talk show on same-sex crushes to be freed

Jonathan Schmitz was convicted in the 1995 killing of Scott Amedure after the two men appeared on the show about same-sex crushes.

      

 

 

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Student gets death threats after Charlottesville rally

An 18-year-old student who attended the white nationalist rally in Virginia says he withdrew from Boston University in part because of death threats. Nicholas Fuentes tells The Boston Globe he received 15 death threats by email and social media. (Aug. 17)

      

 

 

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Journalist discusses Steve Bannon’s rogue interview

In an interview with The American Prospect, Steve Bannon said there's no military solution to North Korea and described the white supremacist movement as 'a collection of clowns.' The journalist who spoke with him talked about their chat. (Aug. 17)

      

 

 

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