June 28, 2016

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Elyria High student charged with making threats after Tweeting about shooting up a school

ELYRIA — A 14-year-old boy will face juvenile charges after saying Saturday on Twitter, “I feel like shooting up a school.” According to a news release from Elyria Schools, the Tweet tagged the Elyria Schools account, which led to an immediate investigation. Police questioned the boy, a student at Elyria High School, who admitted the threat, and Read More…

The Morning Hit–3/18/16

Welcome back to The Morning Hit, where we talk about what people are talking about online. The web has become the digital equivalent of the office water cooler, and it’s becoming more necessary by the day to stay in the loop. Enough of the pleasantries, let’s hit it. The Bronze premieres! “The Bronze,” a movie that Read More…

The Morning Hit–3/8/16

Welcome back to The Morning Hit, where we talk about what people are talking about online. The web has become the digital equivalent of the office water cooler, and it’s becoming more necessary by the day to stay in the loop. Enough of the pleasantries, let’s hit it. King (Troll) James. LeBron James is bored, Read More…

Cavaliers Notes: Talkative LeBron James says he has “beautiful mind” and his tweets are for “the educated mind”

CLEVELAND — LeBron James was in an expansive mood during an almost 10-minute session with the media at the Cavaliers’ shootaround Monday morning. He’s also taken to Twitter a bit more in the last week, including the following two posts on Sunday. Structure and Consistency creates Perfection. U shortcut, u come up short! Straight Up. Read More…

Mind your own business: LeBron James not interested in explaining his recent tweets or justifying his trip to Miami

INDEPENDENCE — LeBron James didn’t want to discuss his cryptic tweet, his quick trip to hang out with Dwyane Wade in Florida or much of anything. It’s good to be the king. Following an unusual two-day break in their schedule, James and the Cavaliers returned to practice Thursday to prepare for a stretch of three Read More…

Twitter disruption silences parts of U.S., Europe

Some Twitter users had to do without early Tuesday after sporadic outages knocked the social media site offline in the U.S. and Europe. Reports of malfunctions began to appear in the U.S. as well, but it was unclear how widespread the outages were. By mid-morning on the East Coast, desktop and mobile versions of Twitter Read More…

The Morning Hit–12/15/15

Welcome back to The Morning Hit, where we talk about what people are talking about online. The web has become the digital equivalent of the office water cooler, and it’s becoming more necessary by the day to stay in the loop. Enough of the pleasantries, let’s hit it. We need some new Christmas music. Seriously. Read More…

10 things to know, Monday, Dec. 7

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. What Obama offers in high-profile terror speech The president’s rare prime time address delivers no new policy prescriptions and no fresh military strategies, but it comes with one major message: It’s going to be OK. 2. San Read More…

One Direction upstages Obama on list of year’s top tweets

SAN FRANCISCO — Messages of love and gratitude shared by the boy band One Direction topped Twitter’s charts this year, eclipsing President Barack Obama’s celebration of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision legalizing gay marriage. One Direction members accounted for half of the 10 most recirculated tweets, including the three most popular. All the One Direction tweets were either Read More…

10 things to know, Monday, Oct. 5

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Storm brings historic flooding to South Carolina Much of Columbia and a surrounding chunk of the state are in disarray after more than 18 inches of rain fell in spots and hundreds had to be rescued. 2. Read More…