‘Sweat’ Shines Somber Light on Working Class Despair

‘Sweat’ Shines Somber Light on Working Class Despair

For Los Angelenos, watching Lynn Nottage’s “Sweat,” playing at Center Theatre Group’s Mark Taper Forum until Oct. 7, may seems like a documentary about people from another civilization. The gritty 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning play is about a factory town and its blue-collar inhabitants, who are devastated by the economic reality of the early 2000s and […]

NY Escaped Convict David Sweat Shot and Arrested by Police Near Canadian Border

NY Escaped Convict David Sweat Shot and Arrested by Police Near Canadian Border

On Sunday, escaped convict David Sweat was shot and arrested by New York State Police in Constable, New York, just a few miles south of the Canadian border. Sweat was arrested just two days after his accomplice, Richard Matt, was killed during a shootout between police. Since the beginning of the 23-day manhunt, law enforcement officials believed the two […]