Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai accuses Chinese official of sexual coercion

One of China’s biggest star athletes has accused a former Chinese official of sexual coercion.  Peng’s allegations: Tennis doubles player Peng Shuai alleged in a now-deleted Weibo post on Tuesday that former vice-premier Zhang Gaoli forced her into sex several years ago, reported Reuters. The 35-year-old athlete and world’s No.1 doubles player in 2014, wrote… Continue reading Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai accuses Chinese official of sexual coercion

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Annaleigh Ashford Brings Comedy To ‘B Positive’ With A Side Of Giving

(CBS) – B Positive is going a new direction in season two with the focus shifting to Gina (Annaleigh Ashford) as she takes over the assisted living facility she works at thanks to a large inheritance. CBS’ Matt Weiss spoke to Ashford about her new role on the show, new castmates and B Positive‘s message… Continue reading Annaleigh Ashford Brings Comedy To ‘B Positive’ With A Side Of Giving

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MN Weather: Above-Average Temperatures Expected For Weekend, Deer Hunting Opener

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A quiet weather pattern is expected over the coming days, with temperatures warming above average this weekend. The WCCO Weather Team is reporting that Friday will have mild temperatures in the 50s, but will be pretty blustery. Sustained winds could hit between 30 and 40 mph in the southern area of the… Continue reading MN Weather: Above-Average Temperatures Expected For Weekend, Deer Hunting Opener

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Eau Claire Police Shoot, Kill Home Intruder Who Allegedly Stabbed Woman

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – An Eau Claire police officer shot and killed a person Wednesday who allegedly broke into a home and stabbed a woman, the department says. Eau Claire police say that around 2:40 p.m., officers responded to a residence on the 400 block of Selma Street after receiving a report that someone had broken into… Continue reading Eau Claire Police Shoot, Kill Home Intruder Who Allegedly Stabbed Woman

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St. Paul Firefighter’s Cancer Death Ruled To Have Been In Line Of Duty

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A St. Paul firefighter’s death of cancer last year is considered by the state to have been in the line of duty. After 14 months of deliberation, Commissioner John Harrington of the Minnesota Department of Public safety found that Cpt. Michael Paidar’s death on Aug. 26, 2020, was in the line of… Continue reading St. Paul Firefighter’s Cancer Death Ruled To Have Been In Line Of Duty

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Chicago Weather: Weekend Warmup

CHICAGO (CBS) — As skies clear Thursday night, temperatures drop below freezing away from the lake. The overnight low is 32. (Credit: CBS 2) Starting Friday, a steady southwest flow pulls warm air our way. Blocking high pressure dominates our weather picture, so our pattern stays quiet through the weekend. (Credit: CBS 2) The high… Continue reading Chicago Weather: Weekend Warmup

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Actors Brett Gray And Ella Purnell Excited To Join Star Trek Franchise In Star Trek: Prodigy On Paramount+; ‘It’s Really Cool To Watch’

CHICAGO (CBS) — Space, the final frontier. Words we’ve all become familiar with since Star Trek first aired on TV in 1966. Now a new animated series in the franchise is trying to boldly go where no Star Trek show has gone before. Star Trek: Prodigy is a fresh take and the very first entry… Continue reading Actors Brett Gray And Ella Purnell Excited To Join Star Trek Franchise In Star Trek: Prodigy On Paramount+; ‘It’s Really Cool To Watch’

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Travis County leaders, school officials to announce rollout plan for child COVID-19 vaccines

TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — Travis County leaders, area school districts and health experts are set to announce plans for pediatric COVID-19 vaccine rollout Thursday. This comes after U.S. health officials gave final approval this week to kid-size doses of the Pfizer vaccine for children ages 5 to 11. US gives final clearance to COVID-19… Continue reading Travis County leaders, school officials to announce rollout plan for child COVID-19 vaccines

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Pflugerville charter now prohibits LGBTQ discrimination, moves to gender neutral wording

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (KXAN) — Voters in Pflugerville approved changes this week aimed at making the language in the city charter more inclusive. City leaders placed 13 charter amendments on the ballot Tuesday. Those proposals included Proposition D, which would ban discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation, as well as Proposition E, which would… Continue reading Pflugerville charter now prohibits LGBTQ discrimination, moves to gender neutral wording

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