Braves’ David Fletcher under investigation for betting

Braves second baseman David Fletcher also placed bets with former Shohei Ohtani interpreter Ippei Mizuhara’s illegal bookmaker, according to a report from ESPN’s Tisha Thompson.  Sources: Ex-Angel Fletcher used Mizuhara bookie: David Fletcher, a former Los Angeles Angels infielder currently with the Braves’ Triple-A affiliate, and his friend, who also played in the minor leagues,…

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Federal authorities urge vigilance in NYC, other areas during Pride Month

Federal officials are urging New Yorkers to be vigilant for potential attacks on LGBTQ+ individuals — internationally and domestically — ahead of Pride Month in June, though no specific threats have been identified. In an advisory sent Friday, the State Department urged Americans abroad to exercise caution and be mindful of possible attacks, citing “increased potential…

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Man fatally stabbed in Little Village

A man was fatally stabbed Friday night in Little Village on the Southwest Side. About 9:30 p.m., officers responded to reports of a person stabbed and found the man, who was between 30 and 40 years old, in the 4300 block of West 26th Street, Chicago police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital…

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Elgin pool shuttered during the COVID-19 pandemic, another downed due to mechanical issues all reopening this summer – Chicago Tribune

Two popular summertime destinations, Lords Park Pool and Festival Park’s splash pad, are reopening this summer in Elgin.. Lords Park Pool closed four years ago due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It remained closed until a group of residents rallied the city to reopen it. A community meeting last year drew a crowd that overwhelmingly wanted…

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