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Chicago’s ‘Dreadhead Cowboy’ arrested after riding a horse on expressway

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As per reports, a man in Chicago known as the “Dreadhead Cowboy” was arrested Monday after riding a horse on the Dan Ryan Expressway. 

Adam Hollingsworth, 33, was captured on video surrounded by motorcycles and with police trailing behind. He was charged with reckless conduct, disobeying a police officer, criminal trespass to state-supported property, police said.

Hollingsworth was escorted by a phalanx of motorcyclists as he rode his horse on the southbound lanes of the expressway, sometimes at a gallop, for several miles. 

On a Facebook Live feed while he was riding, Hollingsworth said he wanted everyone to know kids lives matter.

“Until we understand kids lives matter, nothing else matters,” he said on Facebook Live before riding onto the freeway. “We’re fitting to shut down the whole Dan Ryan.”

Previously, he teamed up with Mayor Lori Lightfoot to advocate for filling out the Census, but her office distanced itself from the “stunt” in a statement.

“There is a right way and a wrong way to call attention to issues of great importance and this stunt was decidedly the very wrong way,” the statement said, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

State police said they received multiple calls around 4:20 p.m., about a man riding a horse south at 47th Street. Officers arrived at 71st Street and saw Hollingsworth “surrounded by multiple motorcycles and vehicles in the local lanes” on the interstate, according to a statement by Illinois State Police.

“He shouldn’t have been on a horse on the expressway,” a state police spokesperson told the paper.

Hollingsworth had previously met with state and Chicago police on Sept. 9 about a planned protest on the Dan Ryan Expressway. His request was denied because authorities said it was dangerous and illegal “for pedestrians to access the expressway in that manner,” according to state police.

After he was placed under arrest, troopers secured the horse, which was bleeding from the left hoof, had an injury on the right hoof, as well as, sores on the right side of its body from the saddle, the statement said.

At that time, state police said another man, identified as Darron Luster, 55, of Chicago, attempted to “forcefully gain control of the horse.” Officers asked him to release the animal, which Luster refused, and he was placed under arrest for obstructing and resisting arrest, according to state police.

Luster refused medical attention and stated he would only go inside a squad car, “not [an] ambulance,” police said.

The horse was later taken to Animal Care and Control for treatment.

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Tulsa Pastor Michael Todd rubbed spit on a followers face

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Tulsa Pastor Michael Todd rubbed spit on a churchgoer's face

Tulsa Pastor Michael Todd rubbed spit on a followers face

One of Oklahoma’s most prominent pastors went a little too literal in his sermon this weekend, pitching a vision of 2022 in order to make his point.

Patronizing murmurs from his Tulsa-based Transformation Church congregation, Michael Todd’s sermon on Sunday was webcast online for those who couldn’t make it in person. A parishioner, who was volunteering for the yuck fest, ended his mouth covered in spit.

And to make matters worst, he simply stood there and took it!! Here’s a video of it happening — it’s kind of bizarre because Mike builds it up so forcefully.

He did this to illustrate his comparison of how “receiving vision from God might get nasty.” it appears. Even though we’ll let him do the explanation since it doesn’t make a lot of sense to us, it appears he’s saying… occasionally you’ll have to wade through some muck to achieve God’s plan. 

Even as the crowd screams in terror at his bizarre action, MT totally leans into it, saying that’s exactly the response one will get for accepting God’s call, no matter how counterintuitive it might feel… like having someone smear some loogies or spit all over your face.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CYzpoXQpiaN/?utm_source=ig_embed&ig_rid=f29c429f-ea39-46b1-b44d-451377c1a78c

When it comes to internet ridicule, of course, he’s getting the lion’s share of attention. As a result of the epidemic, obviously.

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Gigantic fire erupted at a chemical plant in New Jersey

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Gigantic fire erupted at a chemical plant in New Jersey

An 11-alarm fire broke out Friday night in Passaic, New Jersey. The three-story structure started fire at 8:30 p.m., according to CBS New York.

According to a fire officer questioned by Passaic Mayor Hector Carlos Lora, roughly 200 firemen from 11 companies had arrived to the location. The fire has not yet reached the main component of the chlorine facility, according to Passaic Fire Chief Patrick Trentacost Sr.

Lora said large evacuations may be required if the fire reaches the plant’s core, and officials are “constantly monitoring” its progress. He praised the “heroic” efforts of firefighters who have so far kept the fire from reaching the plant’s core.

Trentacost claimed “heavy, heavy smoke” and flames were in the roof and higher stories. The cause of the fire is unknown.

Lora said one fireman was hospitalised with an unknown ailment, but no further injuries were recorded.

Lora alerted local neighbours to stay away from the “extremely serious” fire on Facebook Live. Residents of New York City were advised they could see or smell smoke from the incident.

One New Yorker said she left the neighbourhood to escape any smells. “We don’t know if the fumes will return or if there will be any long-term repercussions on the lungs. So it’s terrifying “stated.

Governor Phil Murphy encouraged residents to “stay safe” as firefighters fought the wildfire. “If you live nearby, keep your windows closed,” he said. “Praying for the safety of our first responders on the scene.”

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Residents evacuated from New Jersey as 6-alarm fire erupts At Chemical Plant

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Residents evacuated from New Jersey as 6-alarm fire erupts At Chemical Plant

A six-alarm blaze broke out at a chemical facility in Passaic, New Jersey, on Friday night, forcing the evacuation of nearby residents.

Passaic Mayor Hector Lora told NewJersey.com that the Qualco chemical factory fire had spread to other buildings and that the whole site was anticipated to be destroyed. Majestic Industries, which is only a few hundred yards away, was also on fire.

Workers and people in the area were worried about exposure to harmful vapours.

There had not yet been any explosions in the chemical storage area, but Lora reported hearing them, which indicated the fire was getting close.

“There have been bad fires, but this is the worst that I’ve ever seen,”  he added..

Residents in the immediate vicinity of the conflagration were ordered to leave their homes. Some other people were told to keep their windows closed, as well.

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