The Cecil Hotel was a budget hotel in downtown Los Angeles on South Main Street. It was also formerly called Hotel Cecil and The Cecil. Construction began on this hotel in 1924 and it opened in 1927. This hotel catered to tourists and business travelers and was beautiful for the time. The inside lobby was described as opulent, being constructed of marble, having stained glass windows, lush vegetation and statues. Boasting 700 guest rooms, this hotel had 19 floors.But it wouldn’t be long before our country fell into the Great Depression. And with that, along with the decline of neighborhood, came a series of unfortunate events that cast a shadow on the The Cecil and turned it into more of a Tower of Terror.
Family and friends of Syd West gathered in both Chapel Hill, North Carolina and Pleasanton, California, to share stories about the missing young woman. Her disappearance remains unsolved.Family members and friend have asked outlets like Popular Crime to help keep her name in the public eye, so we are posting both vigils with minimal editing to keep the focus on what Syd's loved ones have to say.
This past Thursday the Department of Justice issued a press release about these 7 Hartford women who were indicted for participating in a Victoria's Secret theft scheme. But before we get into this specific incident, let’s talk a little bit about Victoria’s Secret, and how they have been become a nationwide target for theft. We’ll also talk a little bit about how loss prevention works in retail stores.
Chicago Police announced charges at a press conference in relation to the shooting death of 35-year old mother of two Stacey Jones. Jones was pregnant at the time with her third child. The baby boy was delivered but died four days later. The man charged with the crime, 39-year old Corey Deering is thought to be the father of the now deceased child.This press conference was held on October 23, 2020.
Laynee is described as being 5'9", weighs 120 pounds, has medium brown hair, big hazel eyes, and a tall, slender build. She was last seen wearing a black shirt, blue jeans, and white sandals. We know that all cell phone activity stopped before she was last seen at 7:30 on the night of September 10th. The last debit card activity she had was at the Chevron that night, when she picked up some groceries.

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