NY leaders blast US Supreme Court striking down gun bump-stock ban

New York leaders on Friday slammed a U.S. Supreme Court decision that overturned a ban on bump stocks, devices favored by mass shooters that effectively turn semi-automatic rifles into machine guns. The 6-3 decision by the nation’s highest court overturned a Trump-era federal ban. New York City Mayor Eric Adams said the ban on rapid-fire […]

Trump campaign says Supreme Court’s decision striking down his admin’s bump stock rule ‘should be respected’

Former President Donald Trump’s campaign responded to the Supreme Court’s Thursday ruling that invalidated a Trump-era ban on firearm accessories known as “bump stocks.” “The Supreme Court has ruled and its decision should be respected,” Caroline Leavitt, national spokeswoman for the Trump campaign, said in a statement. “President Trump has been and will continue to […]

Michigan trooper hit with murder charge for striking man with unmarked SUV

A Michigan State Police trooper has been charged with second-degree murder after crashing his plain SUV into a 25-year-old Kentwood man who was fleeing from police. Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced the charges against Detective Sergeant Brian Keeley on Tuesday after Michigan State Police closed their investigation into the April 17 death of Samuel […]

Chappelle says ‘genocide’ striking Gaza Strip

Comedian Dave Chappelle accused Israel of committing “genocide” in the Gaza Strip during a performance in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Thursday. Israel launched a war with Hamas more than seven months ago after the Oct. 7 Hamas terrorist attacks that destroyed Gaza city and killed more than 30,000 Palestinians, mostly civilians. Chappell said […]

Authorities identify Florida man accused of fatally striking teen with boat

Investigators have identified the man who was operating the boat that hit and killed a 15-year-old girl off the coast of South Florida and then left the area, according to a report released Wednesday. No charges have been filed. The 78-year-old man owns a Coral Gables home where Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officers […]

Republicans Within Striking Distance of Democrats in Key Senate Battleground Races

Republican Senate candidates are within shooting distance of vulnerable Democrats in several key battleground states, according to the Siena College york times/philadelphia inquirer poll. A series of polls in Arizona, Nevada, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin — published Monday — showed Democrats in the lead, but Republicans came within 5 points in three states. The leading […]

CT Gov objects to bill that could subsidize striking workers with taxpayer funds

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont said Thursday he does not support a vague bill passed late in the legislative session that would create a $3 million fund that could provide financial benefits to striking union members. He indicated that he would likely exercise his veto. “Everything I know about this bill, I’m not going to support […]

Striking video shows lightning bolt over Kansas City home

Kansas City, Missouri – Dark, brooding storm clouds filled the sky above Kansas City homes Thursday, threatening to bring heavy rain. Jordan Frederick caught lightning striking near his house on his doorbell camera. Immediately after that, I heard a loud thunderclap. “It sounded like a bomb went off and the house shook incredibly violently,” Frederick […]