In Rotherham, England, police are accused of intentionally failing to investigate several men who abused and sexually assaulted groups of teenage girls (NY Times).
In Novoazovsk, Ukraine, Russia may have sent its troops, but residents are still unsure why their town made front-page news (Al Jazeera).
In Alabama’s 26th district, Republican state legislators are in trouble after concentrating black residents there to create a 75% black district surrounded by majority-white districts (USA Today).
And in Waldo, Florida, the Florida Inspector General is investigating the large number of traffic tickets, partly due to a two-mile stretch of highway that includes six speed changes (Seattle PI).
A scandalous bird via Wikimedia.