Officers arrest Portland, Ore., protester for vandalizing federal courthouse

By Sommer Brokaw  (0) Federal officers made an arrest in Portland for tagging the federal courthouse a day after a "BLACK LIVES MATTER" mural was painted on Fifth Avenue outside of Trump Tower in New York City. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo July 11 (UPI) -- Portland, Ore., police confirmed Saturday that federal officers arrested [...]

2020-07-12T15:04:27+00:00July 12th, 2020|

Kansas City liquor store employee broke news of Patrick Mahomes’ contract

A liquor store employee broke the news of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes' new contract hours before major outlets reported the 10-year extension. File Photo by Jon SooHoo/UPI | License Photo July 7 (UPI) -- A liquor store employee in Kansas City, Mo., was the first person to report Patrick Mahomes' record contract extension with the Kansas City [...]

2020-07-08T18:14:32+00:00July 8th, 2020|

Kansas City Chiefs sign Patrick Mahomes to largest contract in sports history

By Connor Grott  (0) Kansas City Chiefs quarterback and Super Bowl LIV MVP Patrick Mahomes has thrown for 9,412 yards with 76 touchdowns and 18 interceptions in 31 regular-season games in his career. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo July 6 (UPI) -- The Kansas City Chiefs and Super Bowl MVP quarterback Patrick Mahomes have reached an agreement on [...]

2020-07-07T12:31:12+00:00July 7th, 2020|

Financial transfers back intelligence of Russian bounty scheme

By Danielle Haynes  (0) U.S. soldiers attend a training session for the Afghan Army in Herat, Afghanistan, on May 2, 2019. Financial transfers from a Russian intelligence agency to a Taliban-linked bank account support detainee information suggesting Russia paid Taliban militants to target U.S. soldiers. File Photo by Jalil Rezayee/EPA-EFE June 30 (UPI) -- Large financial [...]

2020-06-30T22:48:47+00:00June 30th, 2020|

Russian court sentences ex-U.S. Marine Paul Whelan to 16 years for espionage

U.S. citizen Paul Whelan holds up a sign denouncing the legal proceedings against him as he stands inside the defendant's cage before hearing the verdict of his espionage trial at the Moscow City Court on Monday. Photo by Uri Kochetkov/EPA-EFE June 15 (UPI) --Russian court on Monday convicted former U.S. Marine Paul Whelan of espionage and sentenced [...]

2020-06-15T14:56:36+00:00June 15th, 2020|

San Antonio police launch manhunt after 8 shot at bar

By Danielle Haynes  (0) June 13 (UPI) -- San Antonio police said they launched a manhunt for a man accused of shooting eight people outside a bar. Police Chief William McManus said none of the victims was killed in the shooting late Friday in the parking lot of REBAR. "They are all in stable condition, the [...]

2020-06-13T23:21:46+00:00June 13th, 2020|

Minneapolis announces plan to disband police department

By Daniel Uria  (0) June 7 (UPI) -- A veto-proof majority of the Minneapolis City Council announced a plan to defund the city's police department on Sunday. Minneapolis City Council President Lisa Bender and Council Vice President Andre Jenkins were joined by other council members and activists from Black Visions Collective and Reclaim the Block as [...]

2020-06-08T00:49:19+00:00June 8th, 2020|

Pentagon chief says military force not yet needed to control protests

Protesters rally at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday to oppose police brutality and the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minn., on May 25. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo June 3 (UPI) -- Defense Secretary Mark Esper, in his first public remarks since protests began nationwide, said Wednesday the situation has not yet reached a point that [...]

2020-06-03T21:27:25+00:00June 3rd, 2020|

Minnesota AG to lead prosecution of George Floyd’s death; protests across U.S.

By Daniel Uria & Darryl Coote  (0) Protesters are pushed back by NYPD Police officers as looters raged through SoHo while protests around the country continue over the death of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis police in New York City on Sunday. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo May 31 (UPI) -- Minnesota [...]

2020-06-01T12:17:44+00:00June 1st, 2020|

Protests grip dozens of cities in response to George Floyd’s death

Black Lives Matter protesters clash with New York police officers Friday as demonstrations take place across the country over the death of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis police. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo May 30 (UPI) -- Protests erupted in dozens of cities across the United States overnight as activists called for [...]

2020-05-30T13:53:49+00:00May 30th, 2020|