Author: Andrew Thompson

Teacher charged for student sex

A 41-year-old township woman has been charged with having a sexual relationship with a male student she met while substitute teaching at a township public school. Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Willingboro Township Public Safety Director Kinamo Lomon announced…

Support grows for new voting

Terra Muncy has been voting for nearly four decades, but never like she did in last year’s presidential primary: sitting on her front porch, tablet in hand, tapping through the candidates on her screen. Muncy, 57, who uses a wheelchair,…

500k Americans dead of COVID

More than 500,000 people have died from COVID-19 in the U.S.? This week President Joe Biden is asking Americans to mark the 500,000 deaths with a moment of silence at sunset Monday. He’s also ordered flags on all federal buildings…

Japan finds new COVID-19 strain

Japan confirmed a new variant of COVID-19, and an infection cluster emerged at a Tokyo immigration facility, presenting new challenges as the country tries to overcome a third wave of the pandemic. The new variant has been found in 91…

Texas climate massacre

Widespread power outages and energy distribution failures in Texas, where a winter storm has caused seriously disrupted life and commerce, should serve as a stark indicator that climate change is real and the United States woefully unprepared to deal with…