Rep. Judy Chu of California among more than 100 arrested at SCOTUS abortion rights protest

Washington CNN — Rep. Judy Chu of California was among the more than 100 people arrested at an abortion rights protest in Washington, DC, on Thursday, according to a statement from her office. “When I first heard Roe was overturned, I immediately thought of who would be most harmed by this decision: a young girl … Read more

San Antonio migrant deaths: 4 people are charged in Texas trailer smuggling operation that left 53 people dead

CNN — Four people have been arrested and charged after 53 migrants died in what one Homeland Security Investigations agent called the deadliest human smuggling incident in US history. The migrants were found in sweltering conditions inside a semitruck in San Antonio on Monday after an employee at a nearby building heard cries for help. … Read more

MLB: 12 suspended after mass brawl between Mariners and Angels

CNN — Major League Baseball has suspended 12 players and coaches following the mass brawl that marred the Los Angeles Angels’ win over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday. Three Mariners players received suspensions. Jesse Winker, who charged the Angels bench after being hit by a pitch from Andrew Wantz, received a seven-game ban, JP Crawford … Read more

Angels vs Mariners: Mass brawl and eight ejections overshadow Los Angeles’ win over Seattle

CNN — The Los Angeles Angels’ win over the Seattle Mariners in the MLB on Sunday was overshadowed by a mass brawl that broke out between both teams in the second inning. With the Mariners already feeling aggrieved that an earlier pitch thrown by Andrew Wantz was close to Julio Rodriguez’s head, Wantz then hit … Read more

America’s struggle with mass shootings has changed how these people live their lives

CNN — Minutes after a gunman killed 10 people in a Boulder, Colorado, grocery store in March 2021, a woman stood in the back of the supermarket where she worked in Denver, about 30 miles away, staring at harrowing images of the scene as she scrolled through her phone. It was bizarre to see photos … Read more

Vehicle fleeing police kills a grandmother and injures 4 people, including an 8-year-old

CNN — A grandmother was killed and an 8-year-old boy was among four others injured when they were struck by a vehicle fleeing police Saturday night, officials in New York City said. New York Police Department officers had attempted to stop the vehicle around 7:10 pm because it had mismatched plates, Assistant Chief Judith Harrison … Read more

Law enforcement officials: Supreme Court gun ruling will make our jobs harder

CNN — The Supreme Court decision which struck down a New York law placing restrictions on carrying a concealed gun outside the home will have drastic consequences for law enforcement, inhibiting their ability to remove illegal guns from the street and protect the public from shootings, officials said. In the widest expansion of gun rights … Read more

Gun safety bill: Senate will take critical vote to advance bipartisan legislation

CNN — The Senate is poised to take a critical vote on Thursday to advance a major bipartisan gun safety bill toward final passage. The vote is expected to succeed with Republican support, putting the legislation on a path to pass the Senate as soon as this week. The bipartisan gun deal represents the first … Read more

Amid high-profile hearings, some January 6 committee members beef up security

CNN — When Rep. Adam Kinzinger recently received a letter at his home threatening to execute him, his wife and his baby, the Illinois Republican immediately flagged it for the United States Capitol Police. But Kinzinger – whose high-profile role on the House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, insurrection has made him a … Read more

Ghislaine Maxwell blames difficult childhood, asks for lighter sentence

CNN — Lawyers for Ghislaine Maxwell have asked a judge to sentence her to a significantly lower sentence than recommended by the government, saying her difficult childhood made her vulnerable to Jeffrey Epstein and that she shouldn’t face a harsh sentence because of his actions. Maxwell, 60, was convicted by a jury in December of … Read more