Police leaders pressed Rochester to keep Daniel Prude video secret

Rochester police commanders urged city officials to hold off on publicly releasing body camera footage of Daniel Prude’s suffocation death because they feared violent blowback if the video came out during nationwide protests over the police killing of George Floyd, newly released emails show. Deputy Chief Mark Simmons cited the “current climate” in the city […]

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Leafy greens were linked to 40 E. coli outbreaks in a decade. Most involved romaine.

Romaine lettuce’s growing popularity, however, doesn’t explain its link to numerous outbreaks. Leafy greens are a common culprit of foodborne illnesses, with the produce linked to 40 outbreaks of a serious strain of E. coli from 2009 to 2018, a report published Wednesday in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases finds. Among those outbreaks, one lettuce […]

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737 Max crashes that killed 346 were ‘horrific culmination’ of failures by Boeing and FAA, House report says

“What’s particularly infuriating is how Boeing and FAA both gambled with public safety in the critical time period between the two crashes,” the Democratic chair of the House committee said. A U.S. House investigative report into two Boeing 737 Max crashes that killed 346 people blamed the plane manufacturer and the Federal Aviation Administration for […]

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