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January 22, 2020

Suspected Kansas City shooter could have been jailed on a prior gun charge. A gun law change set him free
The suspected gunman in the Kansas City bar shooting had previous firearm charges that could have sent him to prison, but legislators changing gun laws in 2017 kept him free. ... More >>

A mother has killed 3 children, police say
A woman has been arrested in Phoenix on suspicion of killing her three children -- her infant daughter, her 2-year-old daughter and her 3-year-old son -- police said Tuesday. ... More >>

Man strangles rabid coyote to death after it attacks his son
A New Hampshire man killed a coyote with his bare hands Monday after it grabbed his 2-year-old son by his jacket hood and dragged him to the ground. ... More >>

Amtrak almost charged a group $25k to travel with wheelchairs. A ticket usually costs $16
A Chicago-based disability activist group won't have to pay $25,000 to get its members to a conference on Wednesday in Bloomington, Illinois, a trip that normally costs $16 a person each way. ... More >>

Avenatti might be in El Chapo's former jail cell -- and it's freezing, his attorneys say
Michael Avenatti's attorneys want him moved out of his jail cell -- which may have been used by El Chapo -- because it's freezing and the conditions are hampering his defense, the attorneys wrote to a judge Monday. ... More >>

Cory Booker was asked who broke his heart. He gave an emotional response
It was the final question during Sen. Cory Booker's interview with The New York Times editorial board: Who has broken his heart? ... More >>

Rep. Ayanna Pressley speaks at event after revealing she has alopecia
Rep. Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts on Monday spoke about her experience of being "robbed of my hair" and said that "hardship is universal" at a public appearance that comes after the Democratic congresswoman revealed last week that she has alopecia. ... More >>

Bloomberg unveils economic justice plan at site of 'Black Wall Street' massacre
Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Sunday released an economic justice plan during a stop in the Tulsa, Oklahoma, neighborhood that was known as "Black Wall Street" before it was destroyed in a 1921 riot and massacre. ... More >>

51% say Senate should remove Trump from office
About half of Americans say the Senate should vote to convict President Donald Trump and remove him from office in the upcoming impeachment trial (51%), according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS, while 45% say the Senate should vote against conviction and removal. ... More >>

Greta Thunberg at Davos: 'Nothing has been done' to tackle the climate crisis
Greta Thunberg took the stage at the World Economic Forum Tuesday to admonish world leaders for doing "basically nothing" to reduce carbon emissions despite evidence of a looming climate catastrophe. ... More >>

The American Dream is much easier to achieve in Canada
If you're born in the United States, having wealthy parents matters a great deal to your chances of success, according to a new report. ... More >>

Chinese stocks slump, but airline shares improve amid coronavirus fears
Chinese stocks continued to fall Wednesday as a new virus spreads throughout the region, complicating plans for the millions of people traveling over the Lunar New Year. ... More >>

Delta gave its employees 2 months of extra pay. Here's why that's good business
Delta Air Lines had a very good year last year. Instead of just verbally thanking its employees for the company's strong performance, it announced it would pay them $1.6 billion in profit-sharing bonuses. ... More >>

Hero firefighter saves people from New Jersey fire
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15-year-old smashing power-lifting records
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Sheriff's Office announces retirement of K9
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County declares Second Amendment 'safe haven'
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Man wins lottery prize using family birthdays
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Young barbers club pushes kids to avoid violence
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VA Senate votes to eliminate Lee-Jackson Day
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Waze App sends drivers to wildlife area
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Officer suspended in Delonte West incident
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Pizza delivery driver shoots armed robbers
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NE Wildlife Rehab treats opossum suffering from frostbite
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Woman accused of stealing money from father
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Retired priest added to clergy abuse list
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Police officer charged with urinating on child
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Woman finds man with another woman, tases him
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Parade unveils new wheelchair-accessible float
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