Post It Notes: Hottest Headlines on 10/31
Adding to their list of banned dances, Aliso Niguel High School includes twerking to the list saying it’s sexually suggestive. Those who break the rules could be ineligible for future dances for the remainder of the school year and their parents will be notified.
Pete Jacob Lara, former embalmer at a funeral home in California, has been charged with picking through the mouths of the dead tosteal gold teeth. They say he took teeth, a cremation urn box and medallions used to decorate urn boxes worth more than $1,000 and pawned them off.
Caitlin Cimeno posted a photo on her Instagram page of two white men portraying the Trayvon Martin shooting and has been fired from her job. It was discovered later that they all have a history of crime and racism following a call to her job to report the incident. We aired them out in an editorial HERE.
In the sad, and confusing, tale of a teen who died mysteriously in his school’s gym, there is yet another chapter. A video, which shows Kendrick Johnson in his last moments, has been released after much pressure from his family. Check it out and read more coverage at EBONY.
This town has been under the national spotlight since the tragic slaying of Trayvon Martin. Now, the police chief is stepping up to bar neighborhood watch members from carrying weapons and demanding they undergo background checks.
We know that some bus operators were in the news for negative reasons recently, but here is a driver collecting kudos for saving a woman’s life during his route. We are truly inspired by Darnell Barton’s actions!
Congratulations to David Ortiz, named World Series MVP after the Boston Red Sox’s huge win last night.