Sue Fish, an experienced clinic escort at the Greater Boston Health Center, first grabs a morning beverage — maybe a coffee or a water — and then checks herself in for her usual shift. Marked by her neon “volunteer” vest, she faces however many protesters will be accompanying her for the day — ranging from a few to a sea of them — and she doesn’t flinch. But there was one instance, just one, the 69-year-old recalled, in which she had to briefly excuse herself, step inside, and take a deep breath. While volunteering, she had made eye contact with a young boy sitting in the nearby Caffe Nero with his father. Soon, the pair began making friendly exchanges — waving at each other and playing hide-and-seek through the window. Within moments, things took a turn. “[The father] stopped to chat, and one of the protesters came over and started saying horrible things to him about that I ‘kill babies’ — and there was a child … [Read more...] about What’s it like being a clinic escort for Planned Parenthood? Meet Sue Fish, an experienced volunteer.
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Five years ago, Parker Reimer was a football center and a baseball catcher and spent every free minute playing outside. Now the 16-year-old from Hudson, Wis., is recovering from two shoulder surgeries and can’t lift anything above his head with his left arm. He drives every other week to OSI Physical Therapy in Stillwater, where he works on weightlifting, stretching and resistance training. Parker and his mother, Kelly Bridge, and older brother, Carter Reimer, were injured in 2013 when a go-kart driven by a Shriner at the Booster Days parade in downtown Hudson careened out of control and crashed into them. “It has been really a struggle,” Parker said during an interview at the family’s house. “If (my brothers) are playing a game of basketball in the front yard, I have to sit out and watch because I can’t get my arm up to shoot a basketball. I can’t swing a bat. I can’t play football.” Morning Report: Get the best stories from St. … [Read more...] about Former athlete and his family sue Shriners over freak go-kart parade crash
Christine Ferretti The Detroit News Published 5:39 p.m. UTC Aug 23, 2018 Detroit — Mayor Mike Duggan and a group of Metro Detroit residents have filed a federal lawsuit over Michigan's no-fault auto insurance law, asking the court to give the state six months to come up with a fix for the act they contend is "unconstitutional." The lawsuit, filed Thursday on behalf of Duggan and eight residents in Metro Detroit who have faced financial hardships over auto insurance premiums, alleges that the state's mandatory no-fault auto insurance system “violates the constitutional rights of Michigan’s citizens." “The No-Fault Act has failed Michigan residents at every turn,” the suit contends, noting the plaintiffs are seeking a declaration that the law is unconstitutional. “The State should be given 6 months to repair the automobile insurance scheme. If that deadline is not met, the No-Fault Act should be deemed null and void … [Read more...] about Duggan, Metro drivers sue over no-fault insurance law
A forthcoming documentary suggests a Hobart woman who's serving a life sentence in prison for her role in two killings may have been a serial killer who also fed the remains of her dismembered lover to neighbors at a barbecue in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.Investigation Discovery, a crime-themed cable network that reaches 85 million U.S. households, will air the true crime thriller "Dead North" about Kelly Cochran, a Northwest Indiana woman who pleaded guilty to the 2016 murder of her husband, Jason Cochran, at their home on the 7100 block of Mississippi Street of Hobart. Cochran told Hobart police she injected her husband with heroin and smothered him with a pillow as revenge for the murder of her lover Christopher Regan, who she lured to her other home in Iron River, Michigan, with the promise of sex. Her husband burst out of the basement and shot Regan in the head with a .22 caliber rifle during the act, which the couple had plotted after making a "pact to kill off … [Read more...] about Documentary: Hobart woman may have fed dismembered lover to neighbors at barbecue, killed up to nine people
He allegedly told detectives he was fed up with his job and wanted to spend 'a few years in a room' By Lynsi Burton, SeattlePI Updated 5:09 pm, Tuesday, May 1, 2018 Photo: Tyler Packer / EyeEm/Getty Images/EyeEm Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 A 22-year-old man is charged with two counts of first-degree assault after he allegedly admitted to ramming pedestrians with his car in Bothell to avoid going to work. A 22-year-old man is charged with two counts of first-degree assault after he allegedly admitted to ramming pedestrians with his car in Bothell to avoid going to work. Photo: Tyler Packer / EyeEm/Getty Images/EyeEm Charges: Man rammed pedestrians to dodge going to work 1 / 1 Back to Gallery When Eli Aldinger, 22, got ready to head to work at McMenamins Anderson School in Bothell for his food service job … [Read more...] about Charges: Man rammed pedestrians to dodge going to work