A video of a barely-clothed woman being placed at a bus stop by hospital workers in Baltimore is now going viral, calling attention to a controversial practice nicknamed “patient dumping.” Sparking widespread outrage, the footage has many questioning the hospital’s policies.
“So wait, y’all just going to leave this lady out here with no clothes on?” Imamu Baraka, who shot the footage, can be heard asking in the Facebook post, which has since received more than 16,000 reactions and has been shared more than 40,000 times. The video, which has been viewed more than a million times, depicts the woman in a hospital gown — she is barely able to speak and appears to be injured.
“I just witnessed this with my own eyes,” writes Baraka in the post. “I had no choice but to give this young lady a voice in this moment. University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus (UMMC) as a
A man has been arrested after a skeleton surfaced in his backyard. According to CBS San Francisco, 22-year-old Michael Christopher Sager was arrested and taken into custody on Friday after his housemate’s buried bones were discovered.
According to Sacramento authorities, they believe that Sager fatally stabbed the roommate following a verbal argument in 2015. Workers who were renovating the house on Dundee Drive discovered the bones, which were an entire human skeleton, on December 26, 2017.
The victim is said to have been in his 20s, but no missing persons report was filed. No other information about the victim’s identity has been released, including the exact date of the killing, and the investigation is ongoing.
The house was vacant at the time, and no other remains have been found on the property. The homeowner, Dimas Velasquez, was renovating the home after the previous tenants were evicted in November for not paying rent and
Several U.S. Postal Service (USPS) employees working across Atlanta have been charged in connection with helping facilitate cocaine distribution.
WSB-TV reports16 employees allegedly took bribes in exchange for delivering packages of cocaine in a state-wide ring. According to three unsealed federal indictments, the workers allegedly accepted bribes from a drug trafficker to use the mail system to ship multiple kilograms of drugs.
The suspects range in age from 25 to 63 years old.
In exchange for the bribes, the accused provided the drug trafficker with special addresses to ship the drugs. The suspects then intercepted the packages and delivered them to the trafficker. Some of the employees recruited others to join the ring.
What the suspects didn’t realize is that the drug trafficker was working with law enforcement. The packages being delivered contained fake drugs.
“The defendants in this case allegedly sold that trust out to someone they knew to be a drug dealer, and simply for cash
A Yale University dean who was placed on leave in May over offensive reviews she posted on Yelp resigned on Tuesday.
Screenshots of June Chu’s Yelp reviews surfaced last month. In one review, she called movie theater workers “barely educated morons,” according to the Hartford Courant. In a review of a local Japanese steakhouse, she wrote: “If you are white trash, this is the perfect night out for you!” according to theAssociated Press.
A Yale official sent an email to the community calling such posts “reprehensible,” stating: “Let me be clear. No one, especially those in trusted positions of educating young people, should denigrate or stereotype others, and that extends to any form of discrimination based on class, race, religion, age, disability, gender identity, or
Four daycare employees in Arkansas were fired after a child placed in their care was left in a hot van for hours and died. 5-year-old Christopher Gardner, Jr. died on Monday.
Ascent Children’s Health CEO Dan Sullivan said the child would still be alive if the employees followed company policies and procedures. He me with the family of the child on Wednesday and offered to pay for the funeral expenses, according to WMC-TV.
“Justice still got to be done. It not done yet,” grandmother Carrie Smith said. “They go home to they kids. My daughter can’t come home to her son and I can’t come home to my grandbaby because he gone.”
Christopher’s family said he had undergone two heart operations in his life and had been attending Ascent since he was a year old for help with developmental issues, according toNBC News. The Arkansas Department of Human Services is
A Waco, Texas day care owner and her employee have been arrested for alleged physical abuse of kids in their care. According to the Waco Trib, the owner of Miss Pepper’s Daycare and an employee were arrested on Thursday on felony abuse charges.
37-year-old Pepper Jones is the day care owner and the employee is 30-year-old Brittany Starr Hale. Authorities began investigating after allegations came on April 4 that children from 10 months old to 2 years old were being mistreated, including being pushed, pulled, struck, and having their hair pulled.
One two-year-old is alleged to have suffered a dislocated shoulder and broken elbow due to the alleged abuse. The boy was taken to the hospital by his mother. There, he reportedly told authorities that Jones was behind the injury. He apparently touched his arm and said, “Pepper, my arm, right here, doctor.” He also pointed to his butt and said, “Pepper.”