News : US

America's Third World: Border Colonias in Texas Struggle to Attain Services

Sunday  16:36,   20 may 2018
usnews

In Texas' poorest communities, substandard living conditions and health concerns abound – but local efforts are providing hope.McALLEN, TEXAS — For decades, millions of Mexicans flocked north across the U.S.[...]

Family that took in Nikolas Cruz hit with lawsuits and criticism

Sunday  13:30,   20 may 2018
latimes

Some see them as saviors who opened their home to a grieving young man after his mother died. Others say they were naive or negligent and failed to properly supervise a dangerous 19-year-old and his cache of guns. James and Kimberly Snead let[...]

Santa Fe, unlike Parkland, says the issue behind the latest school shooting isn't guns

Sunday  08:30,   20 may 2018
latimes

SANTA FE, Texas — Students and teachers returning to Santa Fe High School on Saturday to claim belongings left behind during the evacuation had to be escorted by police: The school was still a crime scene, cordoned off with yellow police tape. They[...]

25 people hospitalized in New York from what's believed to be fake weed, police say

Sunday  08:09,   20 may 2018
cnn

Up to 25 people have been hospitalized after having a negative effect from what's believed to synthetic marijuana.There have been no fatalities, Ng said Saturday night. According to police, the hospitalizations began Saturday evening and[...]

Police: 2 arrests in fatal shooting after Georgia graduation

Sunday  03:30,   20 may 2018
msn

Police have arrested two people in a fatal shooting outside a high school graduation ceremony in Georgia. One woman was killed and another was wounded by gunfire Friday night following an argument in a high school parking lot across from the Clayton [...]

New Starbucks policy: No purchase needed to sit in cafes

Saturday  23:15,   19 may 2018
msn

Starbucks announced a new policy Saturday that allows anyone to sit in its cafes or use its restrooms, even if they don't buy anything. The new policy comes five weeks after two black men who hadn't bought anything were arrested at a[...]

Hero Cop Shot While Confronting Tx. School Shooter ‘Flatlined’ Twice But Will Likely Survive: Friends and Relatives

Saturday  22:40,   19 may 2018
people

Texas High School Mass Shooting: At Least 8 Dead, Including Students; Suspect in Custody At least eight people, including students, were killed in a shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas on Friday, Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez announced The [...]

New Starbucks policy: No purchase needed to sit in its cafes

Saturday  21:33,   19 may 2018
msn

Starbucks announced a new policy Saturday that allows anyone to sit in its cafes or use its restrooms, even if they don't buy anything. The new policy comes five weeks after two black men who hadn't bought anything were arrested at a[...]

Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf fires back at Trump: 'I am not obstructing justice'

Saturday  21:20,   19 may 2018
cnn

The mayor of Oakland is firing back at President Donald Trump over his suggestion that the Department of Justice investigate her for obstruction of justice. "Mr. President, I am not obstructing justice. I am seeking it," wrote Libby Schaaf, the[...]

Still-hurting Parkland students and parents reach out to Texas families after school shooting

Saturday  06:15,   19 may 2018
msn

PARKLAND, Fla. - What began as a bittersweet day for many Marjory Stoneman Douglas seniors touched by their own tragedy veered into heartache with the disturbing news that it had happened again. This time in Texas, more than 1,000 miles away. But[...]

Bear breaks into Colorado post office, photo goes viral

Saturday  04:31,   19 may 2018
cbsnews

A wild animal broke into a small town post office on Friday and the images are exactly what you'd expectPitkin residents then took to Facebook to share photos, jokes, and updates about the state of the post office and its intruder. The story,[...]

Texas school shooting suspect makes first appearance in court

Saturday  03:55,   19 may 2018
thehill

<p>A teenager accused of carrying out a deadly mass shooting at a Texas high school made his first appearance in court on Friday evening, as he faces a capital murder charge.</p>Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, is accused of using a shotgun and a .38 [...]

10 Dead in Santa Fe, Texas, School Shooting; Suspect Used Shotgun and Revolver

Saturday  02:15,   19 may 2018
nytimes

The gunman, believed to be a student, opened fire inside Santa Fe High School around 7:45 a.m., the authorities said.SANTA FE, Tex. — A teenager carried out a brazen assault on a southeast Texas high school on Friday, killing 10 people and wounding[...]

Accused Texas high school gunman described as bullied loner in a trench coat

Saturday  01:55,   19 may 2018
reuters

The teen accused of killing 10 people in a mass shooting at his Texas high school on Friday was described by fellow students as a quiet loner who played football but kept to himself and was reportedly the victim of some bullying. ©[...]

Texas school shooting sparks reaction from Trump, other lawmakers: 'This has to stop'

Friday  20:46,   18 may 2018
foxnews

At least 8 people have reportedly died in a shooting at a Texas high school Friday.A suspected shooter was taken into custody after allegedly opening fire inside a first-period art class at Santa Fe High School, located about 30 miles southeast [...]