National News

Four People Killed In Oklahoma Active Shooter Incident

By Danielle Guzman –  Police in Tulsa, Oklahoma are investigating a shooting incident with four people confirmed dead, including the shooter who sources say took his own life.  The shooting happened at the Natalie Medical Building at Saint Francis Hospital at around 5 p.m. Agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were […]

Former Massachusetts Pirates Player Found Dead In Dallas Apartment

By Tiffany Williams – 25-year-old Du’Vonta Lampkin, a former player with the Massachusetts Pirates, was found dead in Dallas Thursday night.  Dallas Police have confirmed that officers responded to 500 S. Ervay St. at approximately 10:10 p.m Thursday night. Upon arrival they located Lampkin lying on his back with a single gunshot wound. He was […]

U.S. Capitol Evacuated Wednesday Night By Capitol Police

By Ashley Evans – Military Appreciation Night at the Washington Nationals baseball game caused a scare on Capitol Hill Wednesday.  U.S. Capitol Police confirmed Capitol Hill had to be evacuated after an aircraft entered an exclusion zone around the U.S. Capitol. It all happened about 6:30 PM and thirty minutes later the U.S. Capitol was […]

Federal Judge In Florida Voids National Mask Mandate For Travelers

By Reinaldo Vasquez – On Monday, U.S. District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle in Florida voided a federal mask mandate covering airplanes and other public transportation. Judge Mizelle in her decision said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention improperly failed to justify its decision and did not follow proper rulemaking. The CDC extended the mask […]

United States And India Meeting At The Pentagon And State Department

By Alem Senay – On Monday, Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh visited the Pentagon for talks with Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III. During their meeting Secretary Austin and Minister Singh talked about the problems posed by China and Russia in the region and around the world.  “We’re meeting at a critical moment in […]

3 Women And 3 Men Killed In Sacramento Mass Shooting

By Michael McCullen – Police in Sacramento, California are investigating what they’re calling a mass shooting. Sacramento Police Department says they responded to the area of 10th Street and K Street around 2:00 a.m. Sunday morning and “Upon arrival, officers located a large group of individuals as well as multiple gunshot victims.” Despite live-saving measures […]

Former U.S. Navy Captain Pleads Guilty To Bribery Of A Public Official

By Tiffany Williams – Today, in the U.S. District Court in San Diego, former U.S. Navy Captain Donald Hornbeck pleaded guilty to bribery of a public official. Hornbeck who directed the operations of all combatant ships in the Seventh Fleet, accepted at least $67,830 in extravagant dinners, hotels, parties and prostitutes from foreign defense contractor […]

New Lawsuit Claims Rapper Chris Brown Drugged And Assaulted Dancer

By Ralph Adkins – In a new lawsuit filed Friday, a professional dancer alleges that rapper Chris Brown drugged and assaulted her against her consent, causing her lasting emotional harm. She is asking for over $20 million in damages. The dancer who is referred to in the lawsuit as Jane Doe alleges that in December […]

DEA Agent Shot At While Doing Surveillance In Baltimore

By Yan Chung – Less than a week after Baltimore Police Officer Keona Holley was fatally shot while sitting in her car, the DEA has confirmed that a DEA agent was shot at Wednesday night. Supervisory Special Agent Todd Edwards, confirmed that the Agent who is assigned to the Washington DC office, was in their […]

Member Of Congress Victim Of A Carjacking In Philadelphia

By Eleanor Flynt – Wednesday afternoon Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon a Democrat representing Pennsylvania’s 5th congressional district, was the victim of a carjacking in Philadelphia. Congresswoman Scanlon who is the vice chair of the House Administration Committee and serves on the House Judiciary Committee and House Committee on Rules, was in Philadelphia for a meeting […]

Eight Members Of Congress Now Have Tested Positive For COVID-19

By Eleanor Flynt – Seven members of Congress have tested positive for COVID-19 over the past couple of days and now, another member of the U.S. House of Representatives has tested positive and he’s saying “America is in a new phase of this pandemic. No one is immune,” House Majority Whip James Clyburn who tweeted […]

Two U.S. Senators Test Positive For COVID-19 Including Senator Elizabeth Warren

By Eleanor Flynt – Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts tweeted on Sunday that she has tested positive for COVID-19. Warren, 72, said on Twitter she is vaccinated and boosted and regularly tested for COVID-19, and “while I tested negative earlier this week, today I tested positive with a breakthrough case.” Also, Sen. Cory Booker, 52, […]

Legal Equalizer, An App Aimed At Helping People During Traffic Stops

By Alfredo Herrera –  Around the United States, people are having a renewed conversation about police reform and what that should be. With the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor in 2020 came mass protests for change and action to be taken by local and state governments, including the federal government.   In the midst […]

McDonald’s Automated Drive-Thru System

By Shamoon Saleem –  Just about every supermarket and every major pharmacy has self check-out. You can even go to a McDonald’s using an automated ordering system so that your food is ready when you get to the counter.  Well America’s favorite fast food chain is about to go one step further with an automated […]

Colin Powell Died Monday At Walter Reed National Medical Center

By Marcia Carter –   The family of Colin Powell, the first Black secretary of state, the first Black chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under President George H.W. Bush’s administration and the first Black national security adviser under President Ronald Reagan’s administration, has died at age 84. Powell’s family in a statement on Facebook […]

Facebook Platforms Suffer Outages Monday

By Efrem Awet – A day after “60 Minutes” aired a segment in which Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen claimed the company is aware of how its platforms are used to spread hate, violence and misinformation, and that Facebook has tried to hide that evidence, Facebook (FB), Instagram and WhatsApp all suffered outages midday Monday. Facebook […]

Rahway, New Jersey Home Explosion, No One Injured

By Johanna Jackson – New this morning, following developing news of a house that exploded in Rahway, New Jersey. Police say It happened around 5:44 a.m. on River Road near Whittier Street. They also say that no one was injured in the explosion because they had evacuated earlier around 1 a.m. due to heavy flooding. […]