Lindsey Bever, Washington Post

Lindsey Bever

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Recent articles by Lindsey:

Shooting at Asian-run salon in Dallas may be a hate crime, police say

Dallas police chief Eddie Garcia announced Friday that the recent shooting at Hair World Salon in Dallas's Koreatown may be a hate crime as it could be connected to at least two other similar incidents at local businesses run by Asian Americans. → Read More

Brawl breaks out at Florida’s massive ‘mayhem’ boat party

Numerous law enforcement agencies responded to the Mayhem at Lake George 2022 boat party in Florida, where one man was seriously injured, police said. → Read More

DeSantis mandates lessons on communism for high school students

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) signed into law H.B. 395, declaring Nov. 7 as a new state holiday — “Victims of Communism Day” — on which public schools are required to teach high school students about the “atrocities” that have been imposed by communist regimes. → Read More

Fred Savage fired from ‘The Wonder Years’ reboot over misconduct claims

“The Wonder Years” former star Fred Savage has been fired as executive producer and director of the reboot series over allegations of inappropriate conduct. → Read More

Deputy on beach patrol drives over sunbather, police say

Officials with the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said the victim, identified as 23-year-old Robin Diffenderfer, was lying on the sand at St. Pete Beach in Florida when she was struck by a patrol SUV. She was rushed to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said. → Read More

Receding waters of Lake Mead uncover a body. Police expect to find more.

Authorities believe the human remains, found in a corroded barrel in the largest reservoir in the U.S., belong to a murder victim who died from a gunshot wound in the late 1970s or early 1980s. → Read More

Kan. community faces years of recovery after tornado, fire chief says

Andover Fire Chief Chad Russell said no critical injuries or fatalities have been reported from the tornado that damaged hundreds of homes and businesses. → Read More

Florida reintroduces math textbooks scrubbed of ‘woke’ content

The Florida Department of Education announced that nine math textbooks have been reinstated after rejecting a number of them because they contained “prohibited topics,” including references to critical race theory. → Read More

Man exonerated 15 years after overlooked DNA evidence emerges

Terance Calhoun, 35, was exonerated Wednesday after a recent audit of untested sexual assault kits revealed that his DNA had been tested at the time of his conviction — and had proved his innocence. → Read More

Sheriff says drug bust led him to a startling suspect: His daughter

Kristen Kent, 38, was arrested by her father on meth trafficking and other charges, arrest records show. → Read More

Spate of suicides among sailors from same ship raise mental health concerns

Navy officials confirmed at least four sailors assigned to the USS George Washington have died by suicide in the past year — three of them in the past month. A fifth sailor also died last year but the cause of death is undetermined, officials said. → Read More

Milwaukee schools dropped a mask mandate. It was back days later.

Shortly after the Milwaukee school district dropped a mask mandate for students and staff members, it announced that it was reinstating the requirement because of rising coronavirus transmission in the city. → Read More

Delta rewrites statement that called covid-19 ‘ordinary seasonal virus’

Delta rewrote the statement after public health experts and others accused the airline of spreading misinformation after the mask mandate was lifted Monday. → Read More

A teen vanished 30 years ago. Now her body has been identified.

Authorities in Indiana recently discovered through DNA evidence that a Jane Doe who was found dead on the roadside in 1992 was 17-year-old Margaret Ann Sniegowski, of Toledo, Ohio. → Read More

Uber, Lyft refund prices that spiked amid Brooklyn subway shooting

The ride-hailing services announced Wednesday that they are continuing to suspend surge pricing in and around Sunset Park in Brooklyn, as well as to refund riders who paid the inflated fares as people were trying to escape Tuesday's subway shooting scene. → Read More

Energy company to pay up to $35 million after turbines killed eagles

ESI Energy agreed to pay, but its parent company said such animal deaths were "unavoidable" with the technology. → Read More

A woman won $10 million in the lottery — by accident

California lottery player LaQuedra Edwards won $10 million when someone bumped into her, forcing her to push the wrong button on a Scratchers vending machine, she told state lottery officials. → Read More

Sorry, wine lovers. No amount of alcohol is good for you, study says.

Despite earlier studies suggesting modest drinking, particularly of red wine, may be good for the heart, recent research shows this perceived health benefit may not be from the alcohol and, in fact, drinking — any amount — is associated with an increased risk of disease. → Read More

Teen dies after falling from Florida amusement park ride

The 14-year-old boy, identified by authorities as Tyre Sampson, fell from the Orlando Free Fall ride at ICON Park in what Orange County Sheriff John Mina described as a "terrible tragedy." → Read More

U.S. alcohol-related deaths hit highest rate in decades during coronavirus pandemic, study shows

A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that more than 99,000 people died in 2020 of alcohol-related causes — a 26-percent increase from the previous, pre-pandemic year. → Read More