An Oklahoma cop thought it fit to ticket the mother of Dillan, a 3-year-old in the process of potty-training, for $2,500 after he had an urge to go and peed in his family’s own front yard. WORLD -1
Warren County Tea Partiers mourned the “loss of our country” following President Obama’s re-election by wearing all black to represent “the day America died.” CINCINNATI -2
A Pakistani mother killed her 15-year-old daughter by dousing her with acid for looking at a boy in what’s considered an “honor” attack; more than 900 women in Pakistan are murdered each year for “shaming” their families.
Four teenage African girls have invented an electricity generator that’s powered by pee — it’s capable of turning one liter of urine into six hours of electricity. WORLD +2
The Center for Closing the Health Gap, a local nonprofit, launched a multimedia “Food Desert Awareness Campaign” to bring attention to the stark inequity in access to healthy, nutritious foods in underserved neighborhoods such as Avondale and Bond Hill. The deserts are linked to a number of severe health problems, including diabetes, heart disease, cancer and obesity. CINCINNATI +1
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