Emelia Holden, a 21-year-old waitress at Vinnie Van Go-Go’s in Savannah, Georgia, got revenge on a man who walked behind her and grabbed her rear as she was working. The man has been charged with sexual battery.
The Boise area population is booming. Apartment construction has struggled to catch up after the Great Recession lull. The vacancy rates are desperately low . Everyone, it seems, is looking for a home. Vulnerable renters are hardest hit.
A Boise police officer came to give the Idaho Statesman an active-shooter tutorial. My takeaway: Don’t expect the SWAT team to get there to help. If you’re not thinking in advance, you won’t be ready if a shooter shows up at your office.