Biden steps out of the room and finds legacy-defining wins

WASHINGTON (AP) — Over five decades in Washington, Joe Biden knew that the way to influence was to be in the room where it happens. But in the second year of his presidency, some of Biden’s most striking, legacy-defining legislative victories came about by staying out of it. A summer lawmaking blitz has sent bipartisan … Read more

Alex Jones ordered to pay $45.2M more over Sandy Hook lies

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas jury on Friday ordered conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to pay $45.2 million in punitive damages to the parents of a child who was killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, adding to the $4.1 million he must pay for the suffering he put them through by claiming for … Read more

18-year-old squeegee worker fatally shot in Baltimore

18-year-old squeegee worker shot on Gwynns Falls Parkway dies at hospital Police: Victim’s shooting death not related to him squeegeeing or any interaction with driver Updated: 10:35 PM EDT Jul 30, 2022 Hide Transcript Show Transcript WE KNOW TODAY THERE HAVE BEEN AT LEAST FOUR SHOOTINGS, WE LEARNED AT EIGHT :00 TONIGHT A SECURITY OFFICER … Read more

Suspects sought after 4 shot on West North Avenue in Baltimore

Two men are dead after as many as four people were shot Friday morning on West North Avenue in Baltimore.The crime scene stretches for a couple blocks from the 3100 block of West North Avenue and around the corner onto Longwood Street after the shots were fired around 10:35 amOne man died at the scene … Read more

Drive-by shooting reported in Middle River

Baltimore County police are investigating a drive-by double shooting in Middle River.Witnesses saw a car crash and shooting Tuesday morning at the intersection of Martin Boulevard and Compass Road in Middle River.”It was like a car and the car came next to it like an SUV and it just let off like an automatic rifle … Read more

Detective: Alex Jones ‘most dangerous’ type of attack denier

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The detective who led the investigation into the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School attack testified Tuesday that there are three types of people who deny that it happened and harass the victims’ families: the mentally ill, those who believed bad or incomplete information, and those who knew the truth but twisted … Read more

Rio police raid on favela kills at least 18, sparks anger

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A police operation Thursday targeting gang members in Rio de Janeiro’s largest complex of favelas, or low-income communities, left at least 18 people dead in one of the deadliest raids the city has seen recently and one already bringing more criticism of police violence. Rio authorities said 16 suspected criminals … Read more

Uvalde video raises more calls for police accountability

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — As video taken inside Robb Elementary School puts in full view the bewildering inaction by law enforcement during the May slaughter of 19 children and two teachers, some in Uvalde are shouting: Will police face consequences? Only one officer from the scene of the deadliest school shooting in Texas history is … Read more

Kansas City, Missouri police involved in shooting outside Westport Ale House

The Missouri Highway Patrol is investigating a shooting involving off-duty Kansas City police officers in Westport Sunday night.The Highway Patrol said there was a disturbance inside Westport Ale House around 11 pm At some point, the disturbance moved outside and investigators said numerous shots were fired.The Highway Patrol said three off-duty KCPD officers were working … Read more

Triple shooting leaves man dead in northeast Baltimore

A man is dead and two other people are injured in a triple shooting in northeast Baltimore, police said.Officers were on patrol around 7:55 pm Sunday in the area of ​​Frankford Avenue and Sinclair Lane, when they heard gunshots.City police said officers found two men and a woman suffering from gunshot wounds outside the Frankford … Read more