New York City Bike Path Terror Suspect Found Guilty on All Counts

CNN — Sayfullo Saipov was convicted of murder by a federal jury for using a rented truck to fatally beat eight people on a New York City bike path on Halloween in 2017. Jurors deliberated about six hours over two days in the case involving New York’s deadliest terror attack since 9/11 – which left … Read more

Youth program founder injured in shooting ‘has the biggest heart’

Will Keeps was a 15-year-old Chicago gang member when he witnessed rival members kill his friend. He escaped the streets and moved to Iowa to help other young people from underprivileged backgrounds. Now Keeps is hospitalized and in serious condition following the kind of violence he dedicated his life to stopping: a shooting that killed … Read more

Youth program founder injured in shooting ‘has the biggest heart’

Will Keeps was a 15-year-old Chicago gang member when he witnessed rival members kill his friend. He escaped the streets and moved to Iowa to help other young people from underprivileged backgrounds. Now Keeps is hospitalized and in serious condition following the kind of violence he dedicated his life to stopping: a shooting that killed … Read more

California judge orders release of footage of Pelosi attack

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Footage of the attack on the husband of former U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will be released after a judge on Wednesday denied prosecutors’ request to keep her secret. San Francisco Superior Court Judge Stephen M. Murphy ruled there was no reason to keep the footage secret, especially after prosecutors released … Read more

Florida school district begins ‘cataloging’ books to comply with DeSantis-backed law

CNN — Efforts are underway in Florida counties to comply with a law championed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis that requires approval of books in classroom libraries. Teachers in the Manatee County School District experience ‘fear’ and ‘confusion’ as the district works to implement HB 1467, which requires books to be pre-approved materials or verified … Read more

Florida school district begins ‘cataloging’ books to comply with DeSantis-backed law

CNN — Efforts are underway in Florida counties to comply with a law championed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis that requires approval of books in classroom libraries. Teachers in the Manatee County School District experience ‘fear’ and ‘confusion’ as the district works to implement HB 1467, which requires books to be pre-approved materials or verified … Read more

Texas and Louisiana: After tornadoes hit communities, thousands are left without power as the storm continues to threaten the South and Midwest

CNN — More than a dozen reported tornadoes hit communities in Texas and Louisiana, damaging many homes and businesses as windows and roofs were blown off buildings – and the threat is expected to persist Wednesday in other states across the country. south. Nearly 42,000 customers were without power in Texas on Wednesday morning, according … Read more