5 Dead, 25 Injured In Colorado Gay Club Shooting

By Daniel Ingle - At approximately 11:57 p.m. Saturday night, officers with the Colorado Springs Police Department responded to 3430 North Academy for a shooting incident.  Five people are confirmed dead and twenty-five people are confirmed injured. Victims were transported to UC Health Memorial and Penrose hospitals. The suspect, who has been identified as 22-year-old … Continue reading 5 Dead, 25 Injured In Colorado Gay Club Shooting

A Football Player Shot And Killed At A Philadelphia High School Football Scrimmage

By Charlene Burton - A high school football scrimmage turned deadly Tuesday afternoon in Philadelphia with one player killed and four others injured. Police say two gunmen are responsible for the shooting outside Roxborough High School around 4:30 p.m. on the 300 block of Fairway Terrace.  The football scrimmage was between three high schools, Roxborough … Continue reading A Football Player Shot And Killed At A Philadelphia High School Football Scrimmage

Amy Cooper, “Central Park Karen,” loses lawsuit claiming she was unfairly fired

By Aimee Picchi – Amy Cooper, the White woman who became known as "Central Park Karen" after calling 911 to claim that a Black birdwatcher had threatened her, lost a lawsuit alleging her former employer had engaged in racist and sexist behavior when it fired her after the incident.  U.S. District Judge Ronnie Abrams on Wednesday rejected … Continue reading Amy Cooper, “Central Park Karen,” loses lawsuit claiming she was unfairly fired

FedEx will raise its shipping rates starting in January

By Aimee Picchi - FedEx plans to increase shipping rates by an average of 6.9% starting in January as it copes with weaker business demand.  "Effective January 2, 2023, FedEx Express, FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery rates will increase by an average of 6.9%," the company said in a statement on Thursday. "FedEx Freight rates will … Continue reading FedEx will raise its shipping rates starting in January

Puerto Rico girds for possible hurricane as TS Fiona nears

By Dánica Coto - (AP) — Tropical Storm Fiona headed for Puerto Rico on Saturday night, with forecasters warning it likely would grow into a hurricane before hitting on Sunday with extremely heavy rains with the potential to cause landslides, severe flooding and power outages. The storm already lashed several eastern Caribbean islands, with one … Continue reading Puerto Rico girds for possible hurricane as TS Fiona nears

Virginia governor seeks new transgender student policies

By Sarah Rankin - (AP) — Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s administration has rewritten Virginia’s model policies for the treatment of transgender students, issuing guidance for school divisions that would roll back some accommodations and tighten parental notification requirements. The new model policies from the Virginia Department of Education, which were posted online Friday, say students’ participation in … Continue reading Virginia governor seeks new transgender student policies

Storm Fiona poses threat for Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic

  (AP) — Tropical Storm Fiona passed near Guadeloupe on Friday evening, hitting some of the Caribbean’s easternmost islands with strong rain and wind as forecasters warned the storm could later threaten Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic with dangerous rains. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Fiona was then likely to become … Continue reading Storm Fiona poses threat for Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic

Tropical Storm Fiona could menace Puerto Rico this weekend

(AP) — Tropical Storm Fiona is on a path to threaten the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico this weekend. The Atlantic Hurricane Season’s sixth named storm formed Wednesday evening, and the U.S. National Hurricane Center issued tropical storm watches for the Caribbean’s easternmost islands. “Interests in the Leeward Islands, the Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico … Continue reading Tropical Storm Fiona could menace Puerto Rico this weekend

5 Guantánamo prisoners accused in 9/11 attacks could get plea deals

By Catherine Herridge - On the 21st anniversary of 9/11, CBS News has confirmed that military prosecutors and attorneys for five defendants charged for their roles in the attacks are negotiating potential plea deals that could take the death penalty off the table and keep the detention camp at the military base in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, … Continue reading 5 Guantánamo prisoners accused in 9/11 attacks could get plea deals