A former U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA)officer accused of secretly recording video of a female co-worker inside an employee restroom at Nashville International Airport has been charged with several felonies, authorities said on Tuesday. Daniel Boykin, 33, was charged with unlawful… …read more
Once again a gun used for evil, not self defense:
Authorities say the mayor of the Los Angeles suburb of Bell Gardens has been shot to death and his wife is in custody.
Hong Kong (AFP) – Hong Kong demonstrators rejected demands immediately to end rallies that have paralysed the city’s downtown, their numbers swelling for a third night before a national holiday Wednesday expected to put their campaign for free elections into overdrive.
HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong set a Wednesday deadline for a response from the government to meet their demands for reforms after spending another night blocking streets in an unprecedented show of civil disobedience.
By Alwyn Scott WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. aviation safety agency’s top official said on Monday he ordered a review of all U.S. air traffic control contingency plans and security policies following a fire on Friday that crippled air travel over much of the U.S. Midwest. Speaking at an industry conference, Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta said the agency will not hesitate to make changes in security policies if needed. The outage affected more than 3,000 flights. …
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A county judge on Monday approved a request by prosecutors to let a grand jury review a 2013 drug case in which an arresting officer was the suburban St. Louis police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown last month.
The White House intruder who jumped the fence and sprinted into the presidential mansion earlier this month made it much deeper into the building than had been previously disclosed, according to a new bombshell report.
By Susan Cooper Eastman TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) – The trajectory of the bullets that killed an unarmed teen in a gas station dispute over loud rap music indicates that the victim could not have been in an aggressive pose, a forensic expert testified on Monday in a racially charged north Florida murder trial. Michael Dunn, 47, a white software engineer, is being retried for first-degree murder in the death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis, who was black. Dunn fired 10 rounds at an SUV carrying Davis and his three friends at a Jacksonville gas station in November 2012. …
A Boston police officer has been identified as the man behind an offensive Facebook page that attacked LGBT people, Jews, women and people of different races. A WCVB investigation determined that Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Police Officer Jason Barriteau had created the offensi… …read more
With apparent naïveté, the UN insists on taking its cue from the very corporations who are responsible for degrading the planet, destroying lives and creating the crisis in the first place. This is pervasive throughout institutions and governments across the globe, not only the UN. The reason is money.
Participants in the People’s Climate March 2014 in New York City, September 21. (Photo: South Bend Voice)
This past week in New York saw some remarkable actions around climate change. The massive People’s Climate March was perhaps the main media spectacle, but it was not the only, or necessarily the most important event. Another important one: the Climate Justice Summit, which featured the voices and testimonials of people all around the country and the globe who are on the frontlines, bearing the brunt of both ruthless extraction and destruction of their lands and livelihoods, and also experiencing most directly the impacts of climate change itself. Many were tearful as they described lives and lands laid to ruin by tar sands, fracking, coal, uranium mining and more. The brutal, relentless and …read moreContinue Reading