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Court Forces California To Pay Nearly $400K To Crisis Pregnancy Center

Court Forces California To Pay Nearly $400K To Crisis Pregnancy Center

Grace Carr | Reporter   California must pay $399,000 to a crisis pregnancy center after a Monday ruling ordering the sum be paid to cover the costs incurred in a legal battle over the dissemination of abortion material. The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Western Division on Monday ordered the state to pay […]

Police Respond To Home Invasion Call. The Intruder Was An Unlikely Suspect

Police Respond To Home Invasion Call. The Intruder Was An Unlikely Suspect

Grace Carr | Reporter A Minneapolis woman called to report an intruder in her suburban home Friday night, and when police arrived to investigate the scene they found a horse strolling around inside the woman’s basement. Inver Grove Heights Police Department responded to the call, and posted about the incidenton Facebook, The Associated Press reported Saturday. “Never […]

Plane Crashes Into California Home Killing Five

Plane Crashes Into California Home Killing Five

Grace Carr | Reporter An airplane crash in California killed five and wounded several others Sunday when the plane dove into a home roughly 40 miles from Los Angeles. “[I]t felt like a bomb went off through the front of the house,” said eyewitness Nancy Mehl, 65, The Associated Press reported. “One of the first things […]

Abortion Movie ‘Unplanned’ To Hit the Big Screen. Watch the Stirring Trailer

Abortion Movie ‘Unplanned’ To Hit the Big Screen. Watch the Stirring Trailer

Grace Carr | Reporter   The movie makers of the abortion film “Unplanned” published the film’s trailer Thursday, and the preview portrays abortion in a light that could make advocates reconsider their support for abortion. The film tells the true story of former Planned Parenthood clinic director Abby Johnson who left the organization after she discovered the […]

People with Disabilities are Coming Back into the Workforce

People with Disabilities are Coming Back into the Workforce

Grace Carr | Reporter   Disabled persons are entering the workforce as overall unemployment rates drop and companies consider an expanded pool of potential job applicants for entry-level and essential positions. Persons with disabilities have long been sidelined and unable to find employment, due in part to stigma and from an inability to perform tasks […]

An Army Sergeant Faced the Loss of His Legs. He Responded by Becoming a Worldwide Yoga Instructor

An Army Sergeant Faced the Loss of His Legs. He Responded by Becoming a Worldwide Yoga Instructor

Grace Carr | Reporter   An Iraq war veteran’s life was spiraling out of control after both his legs were amputated, but he credits yoga with saving his life — and now, he’s an international instructor. Retired Army staff sergeant Dan Nevins, 46, had his legs severely injured in an explosion while he was serving a tour in Iraq […]

Los Angeles Legalizes Street Vending So Illegal Immigrants Can Make Money

Los Angeles Legalizes Street Vending So Illegal Immigrants Can Make Money

Grace Carr | Reporter The new year marks new opportunities for illegal immigrants living in Los Angeles who can now legally sell wares on the streets to customers. Los Angeles’ City Council voted 13-0 in late November to allow street vendors to sell their goods without fear of retribution from law enforcement. Immigrants, many of […]

Want to Buy a Dog From a Pet Store in California? It’ll Have to be a Rescue Come 2019

Want to Buy a Dog From a Pet Store in California? It’ll Have to be a Rescue Come 2019

Grace Carr | Reporter California pet stores will sell dogs, cats and rabbits only if they’ve been rescued under legislation slated to take effect in January 2019. Prospective pet owners can purchase animals through breeders, but no pet store in the state will be able to legally sell certain animals that have not been rescued under The Pet Rescue […]

Biological Male Loses Miss Universe Contest in Front of All-Female Panel

Biological Male Loses Miss Universe Contest in Front of All-Female Panel

Grace Carr | Reporter   Miss Universe saw its first transgender contestant and all-female judging panel Sunday night, marking a historic moment in the pageant’s history. Biological male Angela Ponce competed in the 2018 Miss Universe pageant, held Sunday night in Bangkok. Ponce is the first transgender contestant to participate in pageant history. He was crowned Miss Spain in […]

Hate Lines? Starbucks Wants to Bring Its Coffee to You

Hate Lines? Starbucks Wants to Bring Its Coffee to You

Grace Carr | Reporter   Starbucks is preparing to offer a delivery service in 2019 so customers don’t have to wait in line — or even leave the house. Starbucks is partnering with UberEats food delivery service to bring customers anything from iced dolce cinnamon lattes to blonde caffe Americanos to breakfast sandwiches and cake […]

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