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A man killed by a Brightline train on Saturday morning walked in front of the train

The death marks Brightline's fourth crash in Palm Beach County this week. The railroad said such incidents are preventable. (Author: Gardener)

BrightlineDELRAY BEACH -- A Brightline train ran over a man, killing him, in Delray Beach Saturday morning after police said he walked onto the tracks. The man stepped in front of a moving train near Gulfstream Boulevard and North Old Dixie Highway in Delray Beach around 8 a.m., police said. The man's identity was not released, and Delray Beach Police said they believe his act was suicide. The death marks Brightline's fourth crash in Palm Beach County this week. Speaking at a news conference after a man was injured when his car was hit by a Brightline train on Wednesday, a spokesman for the rail line said the accidents were preventable. Brightline crashes in Palm Beach County: In the third Brightline crash in Palm Beach County in four days, a man is taken to the hospital in Lake Worth Beach Accident: One person died after Brightline hit a car in Lake Worth Beach at 6: 8 p.m. The southbound driver made a left around a stopped car and pulled onto the tracks when the gates were down, police said. That was the third Brightline crash this week in Palm Beach County and the second in Lake Worth Beach. It's also at least the 11th in South Florida since high-speed rail resumed operations between West Palm Beach and Miami on Nov. 8 after closing during the coronavirus pandemic. In the other incidents, a man died on February 13 after a train struck his vehicle along 17th Avenue North in Lake Worth Beach. On Tuesday, a woman drove her car through a cul-de-sac near Southwest 10th Street in Delray Beach and got stuck on the train tracks. She and her 3-month-old baby escaped the car before a Brightline train hit it. Safety along the tracks has been an issue for Brightline since the high-speed line began operating in 2018. There are few permanent barriers at the tracks, which feature numerous vehicle crossings between West Palm Beach and downtown Miami. More than 50 people have died in accidents involving Brightline trains in the line's history, many of them motorists, pedestrians or cyclists who either misjudged the trains' speed or ignored lowered gates, sounds or other warnings. This article originally appeared in the Palm Beach Post: Brightline Train Crash in Palm Beach County Kills Man in Delray Beach

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Flores was hired by Steelers employees; Lawsuit against NFL proceeds

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Brian Flores is back in the NFL. Flores will specialize in working with Pittsburgh's linebackers, a group that includes NFL Defensive Player of the Year T.J. (Author: Gardener)

NFLThe Pittsburgh Steelers hired the former Miami Dolphins coach as their senior assistant defensive back on Saturday. Flores will specialize in working with the Pittsburgh linebackers, a group that includes the NFL Defensive Player of the Year T. The hiring comes less than three weeks after the black Flores sued the NFL and three teams for allegedly racist hiring practices following his firing from Miami. Flores led the Dolphins to consecutive winning seasons before being fired in January. "While Coach Flores now focuses on his new position, he will continue his class action lawsuit against racial discrimination so real change can be made in the NFL," attorneys Douglas Wigdor and John Elefterakis said in a statement Saturday. Flores joins a restructured defense staff in Pittsburgh after longtime coordinator Keith Butler retires. "I'm excited to have Brian Flores join our coaching staff as he has a history of developing and coaching defensive players during his time in the NFL," Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said in a statement. Tomlin is the NFL's longest-serving black head coach and one of three black men to captain teams in the past season. "The Steelers' organization is WORLD CLASS," tweeted Joe Haden, a Pittsburgh cornerback veteran who will become a free agent in March after the announcement of Flores' hiring. Flores' lawsuit alleges that the league racially discriminated against him and other black coaches, denying them positions as head coach, offensive and defensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, and general manager. Flores also claims Miami offered him $100,000 per loss for a top draft pick in his first season with the team in 2019. The NFL has claimed the lawsuit was "baseless," though commissioner Roger Goodell said ahead of the Super Bowl that "all of the allegations, whether they were based on racism or discrimination or the integrity of our game, were all very disturbing to me." The lawsuit has also prompted the league to review the "Rooney Rule," a policy named after former Steelers owner Dan Rooney.The policy, introduced in 2003, was expanded to allow NFL teams to submit multiple minority candidates for high-profile job openings The current Steelers president, Art Rooney II, recently acknowledged that the league "hasn't seen any progress in the ranks of head coaches," despite mentioning advances in hiring women and minorities in the ranks Flores' lawsuit specifically cites Austin as an example of a coach beset by racism i is affected by the setting. Austin, who is black, told The Associated Press he was 0 for 11 when applying for head coaching jobs during his nearly 20 years in the NFL. Now Flores will work under Austin as they try to help Pittsburgh's defense recover from an underperforming 2022. The Steelers made the playoffs 9-7-1 but finished 20th in points allowed and 24th in yards allowed, the unit's worst season in more than 30 years. Flores won four Super Bowl rings as a member of the New England Patriots coaching staff from 2004 to 2018. He spent his final season with New England coaching linebackers and defensive play caller as the Patriots shut down the Los Angeles Rams to win the franchise's sixth Super Bowl.

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Steelers hire Brian Flores as assistant amid lawsuit against NFL

Former Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores is back in the league, albeit not in the role many would have expected of him. Flores has been interviewed for several head coaching positions this offseason, but he will instead join coach Mike Tomlin and the Pittsburgh Steelers as... (Author: Gardener)

Brian Flores© Provided by For The Win Former Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores is back in the league, albeit not in the role many expected of him. Flores has been interviewed for several head coaching positions this offseason, but he will instead join Coach Mike Tomlin and the Pittsburgh Steelers as Linebackers coach. Recall that Flores filed a class action lawsuit on Feb. 1 against the NFL (and specifically the Dolphins, Giants and Broncos) alleging racial discrimination in hiring and firing practices and, in the Dolphins' case, attempted game-fixing at the hands of owner Stephen Ross. We have named Brian Flores as our senior defensive assistant/linebacker. — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) February 19, 2022 "I am pleased to have Brian Flores join our coaching staff as he has been involved in developing and training defensive players during his time in the NFL," Tomlin said in a press release. Flores' allegations of discrimination have particularly to do with the way the head coach handles decisions, so his hiring as position coach is likely to have little impact on the league's counterarguments. According to a report by CBS Sports' Jonathan Jones, Flores still plans to pursue the lawsuit. As mentioned on @CBSSportsHQ, Brian Flores intends to pursue his class action lawsuit. Joining the Steelers organization as a senior defense assistant doesn't change that. — Jonathan Jones (@jjones9) February 19, 2022 Among the allegations Flores is making against the league include that the New York Giants broke the Rooney Rule , which requires teams to interview at least one minority head coaching candidate. Prior to his interview with the Giants, Flores received a text from Patriots coach Bill Belichick that seemed to indicate that the franchise had already decided to hire Brian Daboll without interviewing minority candidates. He also alleges that before he was hired by the Dolphins in 2019, the Broncos conducted a mock interview with him in which John Elway and other executives arrived an hour late and visibly hungover. After going 5-11 in his first season, his team ended the last two seasons with a winning record and narrowly missed the playoffs. The fact that he was only able to land a coaching position with that experience might help his case. It might not be the level of job Flores wanted (and deserved), but the big winner here is clearly Pittsburgh, who land one of the brightest defensive heads in football. Miami, Live Stream, TV Channel, Time, NCAA College Basketball Kentucky, Live Stream, TV Channel, Time, NCAA College Basketball Texas, Live Stream, TV Channel, Time, NCAA College Basketball Tottenham Hotspur live stream, tv channels, time, odds how to watch premier league

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The Steelers hire Brian Flores, who is suing the NFL over discrimination, as an assistant coach

Flores, a former Patriots assistant, has claimed his lawsuit would continue even if he found another coaching job. (Author: Gardener)

SteelersFormer Dolphins coach Brian Flores has joined the Steelers as an assistant. The Pittsburgh Steelers hired the former Miami Dolphins coach as their senior assistant defensive back on Saturday. Flores will specialize in working with the Pittsburgh linebackers, a group that includes NFL Defensive Player of the Year T three weeks after Flores, who is black, sued the NFL and three teams for alleged racist hiring practices following his release by Miami had sued. "While Coach Flores now focuses on his new position, he will continue his class action lawsuit against racial discrimination so real change can be made in the NFL," attorneys Douglas Wigdor and John Elefterakis said in a statement Saturday. Flores joins a restructured defense staff in Pittsburgh after longtime coordinator Keith Butler retires. "I'm excited to have Brian Flores join our coaching staff as he has a history of developing and coaching defensive players during his time in the NFL," Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said in a statement. Tomlin is the NFL's longest-serving black head coach and one of three black men to captain teams in the past season. "The Steelers' organization is WORLD CLASS," tweeted Joe Haden, a Pittsburgh cornerback veteran who will become a free agent in March after the announcement of Flores' hiring. Flores' lawsuit alleges that the league racially discriminated against him and other black coaches, denying them positions as head coach, offensive and defensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, and general manager. Flores also claims Miami offered him $100,000 per loss for a top draft pick in his first season with the team in 2019. The NFL has claimed the lawsuit was "baseless," though commissioner Roger Goodell said ahead of the Super Bowl that "all of the allegations, whether they were based on racism or discrimination or the integrity of our game, were all very disturbing to me." The lawsuit has also prompted the league to review the "Rooney Rule," a policy named after former Steelers owner Dan Rooney.The policy, introduced in 2003, was expanded to allow NFL teams to submit multiple minority candidates for high-profile job openings The current Steelers president, Art Rooney II, recently acknowledged that the league "hasn't seen any progress in the ranks of head coaches," despite mentioning advances in hiring women and minorities in the ranks Flores' lawsuit specifically cites Austin as an example of a coach beset by racism i is affected by the setting. Austin, who is black, told The Associated Press he was 0 for 11 when applying for head coaching jobs during his nearly 20 years in the NFL. Now Flores will work under Austin as they try to help Pittsburgh's defense recover from an underperforming 2022. The Steelers made the playoffs 9-7-1 but finished 20th in points allowed and 24th in yards allowed, the unit's worst season in more than 30 years. Flores won four Super Bowl rings as a member of the New England Patriots coaching staff from 2004 to 2018. He spent his final season with New England coaching linebackers and defensive play caller as the Patriots shut down the Los Angeles Rams to win the franchise's sixth Super Bowl.

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Steelers hire Brian Flores as senior assistant defense

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Brian Flores is back in the NFL. Flores will specialize in working with Pittsburgh's linebackers, a group that includes NFL Defensive Player of the Year T.J. (Author: Gardener)

Brian FloresThe Pittsburgh Steelers hired the former Miami Dolphins coach as their senior assistant defensive back on Saturday. Flores will specialize in working with the Pittsburgh linebackers, a group that includes the NFL Defensive Player of the Year T. The hiring comes less than three weeks after the black Flores sued the NFL and three teams for allegedly racist hiring practices following his firing from Miami. Flores led the Dolphins to consecutive winning seasons before being fired in January. Flores has claimed his lawsuit would continue even if he found another coaching job. He joins a reorganized defense staff in Pittsburgh after longtime coordinator Keith Butler resigned. "I'm excited to have Brian Flores join our coaching staff as he has a history of developing and coaching defensive players during his time in the NFL," Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said in a statement. Tomlin is the NFL's longest-serving black head coach and one of three black men to captain teams in the past season. Flores' lawsuit alleges that the league racially discriminated against Flores and other black coaches, denying them positions as head coaches, offensive and defensive coordinators and quarterbacks coaches, and general manager. Flores also claims Miami offered him $100,000 per loss for a top draft pick in his first season with the team in 2019. The NFL has claimed the lawsuit was "baseless," though commissioner Roger Goodell said ahead of the Super Bowl that "all of the allegations, whether they were based on racism or discrimination or the integrity of our game, were all very disturbing to me." The lawsuit has also prompted the league to review the "Rooney Rule," a policy named after former Steelers owner Dan Rooney.The policy, introduced in 2003, was expanded to allow NFL teams to submit multiple minority candidates for high-profile job openings The current Steelers president, Art Rooney II, recently acknowledged that the league "hasn't seen any progress in the ranks of head coaches," despite mentioning advances in hiring women and minorities in the ranks Flores' lawsuit specifically cites Austin as an example of a coach beset by racism i is affected by the setting. Austin, who is black, told The Associated Press he was 0 for 11 when applying for head coaching jobs during his nearly 20 years in the NFL. Now Flores will work under Austin as they try to help Pittsburgh's defense recover from an underperforming 2022. The Steelers made the playoffs 9-7-1 but finished 20th in points allowed and 24th in yards allowed, the unit's worst season in more than 30 years. Flores won four Super Bowl rings as a member of the New England Patriots coaching staff from 2004 to 2018. He spent his final season with New England coaching linebackers and defensive play caller as the Patriots shut down the Los Angeles Rams to win the franchise's sixth Super Bowl.

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The kittens and cats are adopted on a first come, first served basis (Author: Gardener)

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Saturday morning news summary

Momentum is building a new ballpark in Oakland's Charles P. Howard... (Author: Gardener)

SaturdayOakland City Council voted 6-2 to certify the final Environmental Impact Report, paving the way for a binding financial agreement between the city and Oakland Athletics. Councilors Noel Gallo and Carroll Fife opposed certification. The project is located in District Fife, District 3. Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, who will leave office at the end of her term, spoke confidently to reporters Friday morning. the financial details of the project, which is perhaps the most difficult part. Kaval said negotiations over money are the most difficult. A man remains hospitalized with life-threatening injuries Friday night after San Francisco police said he was shot in the Mission District and had them searching for a suspect. A San Francisco police spokesman said late Friday night that the shooting happened just before 8 p.m. in the area of ​​San Jose Avenue and 23rd Street. At the scene, officers found a man in a car who suffered at least one gunshot wound. The police will remain on site until 10 p.m. while they continue to investigate the incident and search for a suspect. Anyone with information is asked to contact the San Francisco Police Department at (415) 575-4444. A 37-year-old Petaluma woman has been arrested twice this week - within 34 hours - for driving under the influence. Around noon Wednesday, Jillian Jimenez drove her car at high speed into the parking lot of Steamer Landing Park, where Petaluma police officers happened to be at the time. Officers watched as Jimenez sped across the parking lot and then pulled her vehicle into a parking bay, where she subsequently collided with the curb. She then got out of her vehicle, officials said, and appeared disoriented. The police conducted an investigation and found that her blood alcohol level exceeded the legal limit. She was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs and/or narcotics and taken to the Sonoma County Jail. Your vehicle was parked in the park because it was legally parked. Around 10 p.m. Thursday, officers were patrolling a neighborhood near East D Street when they spotted a vehicle traveling north on Edith Street. Police said the vehicle nearly collided with several parked cars and nearly collided head-on with the patrol car. The officers made a traffic stop and identified the driver as Jimenez. She appeared to be intoxicated and an on-site sobriety test revealed her blood alcohol level was above the legal limit. She was arrested for driving under the influence and driving with a blood alcohol level above 0.08 percent. In addition to her two arrests this week, police said Jimenez was also arrested on January 30 and February 13 for separate felonies. All charges have been referred to the Sonoma County District Attorney's Office for prosecution. A 26-year-old Oakland man has been charged with drug offenses for allegedly selling fentanyl and methamphetamine in the Tenderloin neighborhood of San Francisco, federal prosecutors said Friday. Dixis Archaga-Reyes was in US District Court on Friday after a criminal complaint was filed earlier this week. The complaint alleges Archaga-Reyes sold drugs four times between November 2, 2021 and February 4, 2022 to an undercover officer working with the US Drug Enforcement Agency and the San Francisco Police Department. Elected San Francisco leaders have tried to curb drug activity in the tenderloin. Prosecutors allege Archaga-Reyes arranged the Feb. 4 sale of four ounces of methamphetamine for $1,000 and one ounce of fentanyl for $500. Archaga-Reyes reportedly sent at least one text message to an undercover agent to sell the drugs near Seventh Street and Mission Street. The agent drove and picked up Archaga-Reyes at around 4:40 p.m. February 4th. Archaga-Reyes allegedly gave the agent clear plastic bags containing the two drugs and received pre-signed bills worth $1,500, prosecutors said. Archaga-Reyes got out of the vehicle and agents scramble to see if the plastic bags actually contained fentanyl and methamphetamine. Archaga-Reyes is tasked with distributing 40 or more grams of fentanyl and 5 or more grams of methamphetamine. If Archaga-Reyes is convicted, he faces five to 40 years in prison and a maximum fine of $5 million. Archaga-Reyes remains in custody. Vallejo police are investigating a deadly shooting that occurred on a city street on Friday afternoon that killed a man while driving. At approximately 12:49 p.m. Vallejo police officers responded to a report of a shooting in Block 100 of Olympic Drive. At the scene, officers discovered an accident involving a solo vehicle in which the driver, an 18-year-old man, suffered at least one gunshot wound. Preliminary information suggests the man was driving on Olympic Drive when he was shot by an unknown suspect before the accident. The motive and circumstances of this incident are being investigated by the Vallejo Police Department. His name will be withheld until his relatives are notified by the Solano County Coroner's Office. Friday's murder is Vallejo's fifth murder in 2022. The National Weather Service's forecast for Saturday for the San Francisco Bay Area calls for sunny skies with elevations ranging from the 60s along the coast to the 70s inland. Copyright © 2022 Bay City News, Inc. Republication, retransmission, or redistribution is prohibited without the express written consent of Bay City News, Inc. Bay City News is a 24/7 news service covering the greater Bay Area. Copyright © 2022 by Bay City News, Inc. Republication, redistribution, or other reuse without the express written consent of Bay City News, Inc. is prohibited.

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Cold morning, windy but mild afternoon

WATCH: Cold morning, windy but mild afternoon (Author: Gardener)

afternoonYou are using an older browser version. Please use a supported version for the best MSN experience. NATO: Russia has the troops at its disposal, the question is whether they will launch an attack on Ukraine. Exclusive satellite images show Putin's latest moves. Trump brought 15 boxes of secret records to Mar-a-Lago, National Archives says Kim Potter sentenced to two years in prison for killing Duante Wright Invasion of Ukraine Could Trump be charged with secret documents? Yadkin County: Man on bail for alleged involvement in overdose death before new drug possession charges Rep. Kathy Manning responds to the latest card...says she plans to run for re-election. Snow on the way for parts of the Northwest Snow gusts are wreaking havoc from the upper Midwest to the Great Lakes Serious cold weather forecast for some recent Olympic events The latest winter storm dumps several inches of snow on Chicago researchers are developing a new way to detect COVID in Aerial time-lapse shows transition from rain to ice to snow Cleveland goes wild weather during last winter storm Tornado-warned storm brings down awnings, trees and more in Alabama First rain, then snow and ice batter the Midwest Flood and freezing threats combine near Great Lakes Your Olympic prognosis as 2022 Winter Games hits the home stretch High winds and cold temperatures for millions in eastern US Storm Eunice brings high winds to UK, red warnings in effect Over 115 million are under wind warnings Big winter weather makers are developing out of d em Southwest Western US drought worst in at least 1,200 years Southern California heat warning as a clipper system brings snow to the Gre on the Lakes and Northeast Record heat for parts of California and lake effect snow for the Great Lakes Mixed precipitation for the Northeast and warm and windy for Southern California rain and ice for the Northeast while cold air settles over the South 'We've got vicious winds': Reporter demonstrates how bad a winter storm is. The storm system delivers snow, ice and flooding across the US. Another powerful storm could impact central and eastern US CNN reporter reveals what storm looks like in New Jersey Forecast reveals which city will be 'heart of the storm' for winter weather

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Cold morning, more wind this afternoon

A cold morning with wind chills near zero but we will recover to around 40 later today. Expect southwesterly wind gusts of up to 30mph for the afternoon hours. (Author: Gardener)

Cold morningYou are using an older browser version. Please use a supported version for the best MSN experience. After hitting 60 degrees on Friday, we tumbled into the low teens for a start on Saturday morning. Wind chills will go to zero early in the morning and leave the door. However, around noon and into the afternoon, the winds pick up again, this time from the southwest. This will help temperatures recover to around 40's but will likely lead to wind chills staying in the 20's and 30's for most of the day. Southwest winds could blow up to 30 mph at times in the late afternoon, with gusty conditions continuing into the night. This will actually help keep us from getting too cold overnight as the lows only fall in the low 30's. Another big temperature swing is likely on Sunday as those southwesterly winds continue to blow. Temperatures will rise into the 40's just after sunrise and into the high 50's and low 60's in the afternoon. Unlike Friday, the wind does actually drop on Sunday afternoon, making it a little easier to enjoy the warmth. Another cold front will move in by Sunday evening, which will lead to falling temperatures at the beginning of the working week. A storm system will move into the Midwest beginning Monday, potentially bringing wintry weather to parts of the area. A light wintry mix may develop late Monday through Tuesday, fading into light snow Tuesday morning. For now, the heavier rainfall is likely to remain north of Omaha, but a light snowfall cannot be ruled out. The impact for the metro area seems small, but check out the updates as the system gets closer. Very cold air will set in mid next week with highs likely in the teens Tuesday and Wednesday. Another round of mild winter weather is possible through Thursday, but the impact on the metro area is again small.

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Blowing snow and blowing snow overnight, bitterly cold Saturday morning

Snow gusts moved through the area until late evening when an arctic cold front swept through the region. (Author: Gardener)

overnightCHICAGO (CBS) -- Snow gusts ripped through the area into late evening as an arctic cold front swept through the region. Heavy snow areas with wind gusts of 40 to 45 miles per hour could severely limit visibility and cause significant travel problems. Snow chance decreases for most locations around 1am. Since the front will generate wind gusts in excess of 40 miles per hour overnight, snow blows and blows are possible overnight. A winter weather warning is in effect until 9am on Saturday due to the risk of snowdrifts which could affect travel. A snow gust warning is now in effect until 10:30 p.m. for portions of Cook, Lake, McHenry, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, DeKalb and LaSalle counties. Snowstorm warnings were issued throughout the area through the evening. The thunderstorm line is coming with a driving west-northwest wind of 45 to maybe 50 miles per hour and will bring with it an inch of snow within half an hour, making likely trip impacts. Skies will clear up with temperatures in the single digits and low teens by Saturday morning. Saturday afternoon will be windy, sunny and cold with highs in the low 20's. A changeable weather pattern returns next week with a chance of late Monday showers. Freezing rain is possible from Monday night to Tuesday. A rain-snow mix with highs in the 30s is likely for Tuesday.

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