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Suspect in Custody After ‘Active Shooter’ Reported at Marine Corps Base

Suspect in Custody After ‘Active Shooter’ Reported at Marine Corps Base

BY JACK PHILLIPS UPDATE: A spokesperson for the U.S. Marine base in Twentynine Palms said a suspect is now in custody. The suspect, identified as a Marine, was transported to a Palm Springs hospital for a self-inflicted gunshot wound after a two-hour interaction with police, spokesperson Nicole Plymale told The Desert Sun. The spokesperson told The Hill that the suspect “sustained a […]

Pelosi Says US Should Implement Nationwide Mask Mandate

Pelosi Says US Should Implement Nationwide Mask Mandate

BY JACK PHILLIPS House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said that there should be a nationwide mandate to wear face coverings to ward against the COVID-19 pandemic. “Definitely long overdue for that,” Pelosi told ABC News on Sunday when asked about whether masks should be required. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended—not required—the use of masks. Vice […]

Officials: Former Employee Identified as Deadly Walmart Distribution Center Shooting Suspect

Officials: Former Employee Identified as Deadly Walmart Distribution Center Shooting Suspect

BY JACK PHILLIPS Local officials released the identity of a suspect who crashed his vehicle into a Walmart distribution center in Red Bluff, California, before opening fire, killing one employee and injuring several others. Louis Lane, 31, was identified as the lone gunman in the shooting, according to the Tehama County Sheriff’s Department. Lane had worked for the distribution center […]

GAO Chief Says IRS Knew It Was Sending Virus Payments to Deceased People

GAO Chief Says IRS Knew It Was Sending Virus Payments to Deceased People

BY JACK PHILLIPS The head of the Government Accountability Office (GAO) said in a House panel on Friday that the Internal Revenue Service knew it was sending out stimulus payments to dead people. Gene Dodaro, comptroller general of GAO, said the IRS sent his own mother a $1,200 payment earlier this year even though she died in February […]

Trump’s Use of Military Funds for US-Mexico Border Wall Illegal, Federal Court Rules

Trump’s Use of Military Funds for US-Mexico Border Wall Illegal, Federal Court Rules

BY JACK PHILLIPS A federal appeals court in California on Friday ruled that the Trump administration’s use of Pentagon funding to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border was illegal. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals found that Trump’s diversion of defense and military funding violated the Appropriations Clause of the Constitution, which gives Congress the exclusive power of […]

5.8 Magnitude Earthquake Hits California: USGS

5.8 Magnitude Earthquake Hits California: USGS

BY JACK PHILLIPS A 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck Central California around 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The epicenter of the tremor was around 180 miles north-northeast of Los Angeles in Lone Pine. The tremor, namely, struck in remote Inyo County, which is located just east of the Sierra Nevada mountains […]

Trump Campaign Rejects Claim That TikTok, K-Pop Fans Sabotaged Tulsa Rally

Trump Campaign Rejects Claim That TikTok, K-Pop Fans Sabotaged Tulsa Rally

BY JACK PHILLIPS President Donald Trump’s campaign said that media organizations are spreading false narratives about Trump’s rally in Oklahoma on Saturday after a smaller-than-expected crowd of people turned up, saying that the CCP virus and protesters were the reason why fewer attended. “Leftists and online trolls doing a victory lap, thinking they somehow impacted rally attendance, don’t […]

CDC Chief: CCP Virus Cases Across US Are ‘Plateauing’

CDC Chief: CCP Virus Cases Across US Are ‘Plateauing’

BY JACK PHILLIPS The top U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) official said the United States has the capability to handle a spike in CCP virus patients, noting that the country has reached a plateau in cases. “We have learned a great deal about COVID-19 and, across the nation cases we are plateauing,” Dr. Robert Redfield wrote […]

Elderly California Man Is Kidnapped and Forced to Pay for Kidnapper’s Shopping: Police

Elderly California Man Is Kidnapped and Forced to Pay for Kidnapper’s Shopping: Police

BY JACK PHILLIPS Officials said that an alleged gang member with a criminal record abducted an 82-year-old victim so he could purchase items. Santa Ana Police Cpl. Anthony Bertagna told reporters that Sergio Magana Arechiga, 50, is facing kidnapping for ransom or extortion charges following a June 9 incident in Santa Ana, California. “First, he took him to an ATM […]

Seattle Reaches Deal With ‘CHOP’ to Remove Roadblocks, Replace With Concrete Barriers

Seattle Reaches Deal With ‘CHOP’ to Remove Roadblocks, Replace With Concrete Barriers

BY JACK PHILLIPS The city of Seattle and protesters occupying the “Capitol Hill Organized Protest” (CHOP), formerly known as the “Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone,” have reached an agreement that removes roadblocks and replaces them with concrete barriers. “In coordination with protesters onsite, work began at 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday to remove a tent barrier at 10th and Pine […]