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Hubble Space Telescope Reveals New Images of Jupiter’s Brewing Storms, Shrinking Spots

Hubble Space Telescope Reveals New Images of Jupiter’s Brewing Storms, Shrinking Spots

BY LOUISE BEVAN A striking image of Jupiter captured by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope on Aug. 25 illuminates some fascinating meteorological changes in the giant planet’s atmosphere, and on the surface. Not only is the planet’s famous Great Red Spot shrinking in size, but cloud movement in the northern hemisphere indicates that a major storm is brewing. A stunning photo shot in […]

Convoy of Police Officers Show Up to Escort Sons of Fallen Officer on First Day of School

Convoy of Police Officers Show Up to Escort Sons of Fallen Officer on First Day of School

BY LOUISE BEVAN As their fallen comrade’s sons embarked upon their first day back at school in Ohio, members of the Toledo Police Department showed up in full uniform, and full force, to escort them. Younes and Maytham Dia, the sons of Toledo Police Officer Anthony Dia, who was killed in the line of duty, did not have to bear their […]

Why Can’t Sacramento’s Financial Reporting Match Private Sector Standards?

Why Can’t Sacramento’s Financial Reporting Match Private Sector Standards?

    By Edward Ring If you want current financial information on California’s state government, you won’t find it. The most recent consolidated annual financial report for California’s state agencies is for the fiscal year ended 6/30/2018. That’s over two years, or nine quarters ago. To put this in perspective, America’s publicly traded multinational corporations, with operations spread all […]

Lenoir City Police Rescue Woman Held in Apartment Human-Trafficking Operation

Lenoir City Police Rescue Woman Held in Apartment Human-Trafficking Operation

BY EMG INSPIRED STAFF Last week, Lenoir City Police Department (LCPD) officers liberated an adult woman who was being held against her will inside an apartment complex in North Carolina. Local resident Breotta Pringle is being charged with one count of human trafficking and one count of simple assault. According to the arrest warrant, Pringle allegedly held the […]

California Pet Store Owner Helps Man Who Lost His Home in LNU Lightning Complex Fire

California Pet Store Owner Helps Man Who Lost His Home in LNU Lightning Complex Fire

BY EMG INSPIRED STAFF The LNU Lightning Complex Fires swept through Vacaville, California, earlier this month, devastating homes and leaving many locals with no place to live. Many have turned up at Western Ranch Pet Supply, where donations and other assistance are being offered by the community. Local resident Dave Dubay lost his home to the fire […]

Border Officers Seize Baby Spider Monkey Hidden in Truck Console at US-Mexico Border

Border Officers Seize Baby Spider Monkey Hidden in Truck Console at US-Mexico Border

BY EMG INSPIRED STAFF On any given day, officers with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection confiscate prohibited goods. They can run into all kinds of “monkey business,” ranging from drugs and alcohol to firearms, prohibited food, and even plants. But what happens when officials uncover an actual monkey? On June 25, 2020, during a routine check for […]

Texas State Troopers Rescue 500th Missing Child in Traffic Stop Since Child Protection Training

Texas State Troopers Rescue 500th Missing Child in Traffic Stop Since Child Protection Training

BY LOUISE BEVAN Texas State Troopers have safely recovered their 500th missing child during a traffic stop on Sept. 16—a milestone in the war to end human trafficking. The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) director, Steven McCraw, has praised the Troopers for their “outstanding contribution.” The nationwide Interdiction for the Protection of Children (IPC) program has something to do […]

Forest Fires Aren’t at Historic Highs in the United States. Not Even Close

Forest Fires Aren’t at Historic Highs in the United States. Not Even Close

  Jon Miltimore   California’s wildfires are a serious matter, but the official record of the United States shows forest fires in the US today are far below the annual average in the 1930s and 1940s. California wildfires have been in the news in recent weeks. As I noted Thursday, the Golden State is experiencing […]

Nurse Reunites With Teen Mom Who Dropped Off ‘Shoebox Box Baby’ 12 Years Later

Nurse Reunites With Teen Mom Who Dropped Off ‘Shoebox Box Baby’ 12 Years Later

BY ROBERT JAY WATSON Students at the age of 15 should be busy thinking about their classes, extracurricular activities, friends, and their future. But some teens have more to worry about in high school. A 15-year-old Rockford, Illinois, girl named Cherish Coates had a newborn son to worry about. Becoming pregnant without realizing it in 2004, […]

Firefighting Unions Can Help Fix Forestry Mismanagement

Firefighting Unions Can Help Fix Forestry Mismanagement

    By Edward Ring What we quaintly refer to as “super fires” have incinerated nearly 5,000 square miles of California’s forests so far this year. In response, Governor Newsom has declared he has “no more patience for climate deniers.” But it isn’t climate change that caused these superfires. It was negligent forestry. When it comes to […]

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