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Judge Rules NRA Lawsuit Against Los Angeles Over Contractor Disclosure Law Can Proceed

Judge Rules NRA Lawsuit Against Los Angeles Over Contractor Disclosure Law Can Proceed

Whitney Tipton | Reporter   A federal judge Monday ruled that a lawsuit against Los Angeles by the National Rifle Association (NRA) over the city’s contractor disclosure law can proceed. The NRA filed the lawsuit in April to challenge the city’s new law that requires contractors to disclose contracts or sponsorship with the gun-rights organization, City News […]

Ride-Hailing Company Uber Reports $5 Billion Loss

Ride-Hailing Company Uber Reports $5 Billion Loss

Whitney Tipton | Reporter   Uber, the world’s largest ride-hailing company, announced Thursday that it lost $5.2 billion in the second quarter, and experienced its slowest revenue growth ever disclosed. The company reported the loss along with second-quarter results that included $3.1 billion in quarterly revenue, up only 14% from a year prior and its […]

National Rifle Association Board Members Resign In Protest

National Rifle Association Board Members Resign In Protest

Whitney Tipton | Reporter   The infighting at the National Rifle Association continued Thursday as three board members who had previously asked the gun-rights group to audit its financial and legal activity resigned. Esther Schneider, Sean Maloney and Timothy Knight all tendered resignations from their board positions by letter to NRA President Carolyn Meadows. “While our belief in the […]

Trump Administration Looks To Remove Ineligible People From Food Stamp Rolls

Trump Administration Looks To Remove Ineligible People From Food Stamp Rolls

Whitney Tipton | Reporter . The United States Department of Agriculture proposed Monday eliminating a loophole in food stamp eligibility requirements that would cut 3.1 million people from the program and save $2.5 billion. Those who receive temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) will no longer be automatically eligible to get food stamps through the Supplemental Nutrition […]

Nixon Had A Speech Prepared In Case Apollo 11 Turned Deadly. Read It Here

Nixon Had A Speech Prepared In Case Apollo 11 Turned Deadly. Read It Here

Whitney Tipton | Reporter . The late President Richard Nixon had a speech written 50 years ago for the worst-case when the Apollo 11 team prepared to walk on the moon. Nixon asked speechwriter William Safire to have something ready if the Apollo 11 mission failed, which Safire brought up during a July 1999 interview with “Meet the […]

Construction Workers Save 2-Month-Old Baby, Toddler, Dropped From Burning Building

Construction Workers Save 2-Month-Old Baby, Toddler, Dropped From Burning Building

Whitney Tipton | Reporter . New Mexico construction workers saved the life of a two-month-old baby as well as a toddler from an apartment fire Sunday. Construction crews working on a roof in Albuquerque, New Mexico, were able to rescue the children before firefighters arrived after a fire broke out in the apartment building next door, an ABC […]

Background Checks Are Required To Buy Ammunition In California

Background Checks Are Required To Buy Ammunition In California

Whitney Tipton | Reporter . “This is about preventing all forms of gun violence and ensuring we’re doing everything we can, through a second-long background check, to ensure that people with the most significant histories of criminal violence, or severe mental health impairments, are not able to access [guns],” said Ari Freilich, legislative affairs director […]

Officers To Mourn Slain Officer Who Was Ambushed During Domestic Violence Call

Officers To Mourn Slain Officer Who Was Ambushed During Domestic Violence Call

  Whitney Tipton | Reporter . Ramos, who police say was heavily armed, allegedly prevented officers from rescuing O’Sullivan for 45 minutes. She died after being transported to UC Davis Medical Center. O’Sullivan had been on the force for only six months. Sacramento has not lost a police officer in the line of duty for around 20 […]

Politicians Are Calling For A Ban On Silencers. Here’s What You Need To Know

Politicians Are Calling For A Ban On Silencers. Here’s What You Need To Know

Whitney Tipton | Reporter . Law enforcement officials recovered a silencer from the scene of Friday’s deadly shooting in Virginia Beach. Several politicians have since called for outright bans on private possession of the devices. Here are key facts about suppressors/silencers. Politicians are calling for a ban on silencers after a disgruntled Virginia Beach, Virginia, […]

Nevada Governor Vetoes National Popular Vote

Nevada Governor Vetoes National Popular Vote

Whitney Tipton | Reporter . Nevada’s Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak vetoed legislation Thursday to commit Nevada’s six electoral votes to a group of states agreeing to elect the president by popular vote. Assembly Bill 186 would have joined Nevada to the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, (NPVIC), which is an agreement between states to pool their electoral […]

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