Police look for motive in LA-area school shooting that killed 2

By Clyde Hughes  (0) Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Classes are canceled Friday in a Los Angeles-area school district, a day after police say a 16-year-old boy shot several students and turned the gun on himself. Investigators said the boy opened fire at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita with a .45-caliber semiautomatic handgun, striking five students in less [...]

2019-11-15T16:28:55+00:00November 15th, 2019|

Supreme Court: Sandy Hook families’ case against Remington can proceed

By Nicholas Sakelaris  (0) Marchers hold up photos of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings at the March for Our Lives demonstration in New York City in 2018. The Supreme Court will allow the lawsuit against gunmaker Remington to proceed. However, Justices will not take up the case. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License [...]

2019-11-12T15:50:37+00:00November 12th, 2019|

American Eagle flight slides off runway in dramatic video

By Nicholas Sakelaris  (0) Nov. 11 (UPI) -- An American Eagle flight slid off a snowy runway Monday morning at Chicago O'Hare International Airport. All 38 passengers and three crew exited safely with no injuries. Passengers inside the aircraft took video of the rough landing that shows the wing collapse in the snow. When aircraft touched the [...]

2019-11-12T15:35:47+00:00November 12th, 2019|

Utility company re-energized lines minutes before Maria Fire sparked

By Danielle Haynes  (0) The Maria Fire has destroyed three homes and threatens 180 others. Photo courtesy of the Venture County Fire Department Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Southern California Edison utility company said it re-energized its power lines in Ventura County minutes before the start of the Maria Fire, which has consumed three structures as of [...]

2019-11-02T14:43:50+00:00November 2nd, 2019|

Extreme warning issued for LA as strong winds threaten more fires

 Haynes & Darryl Coote  (2) A burned out tree sends off wind-blown embers in the Kincade fire along Highway 128 in Sonoma County, Calif., on Tuesday. Photo by Terry Schmitt/UPI | License Photo Oct. 29 (UPI) -- The National Weather Service issued an "extreme red flag warning" through Thursday for much of Los Angeles and Ventura counties [...]

2019-10-30T13:43:00+00:00October 30th, 2019|

U.S. airports will soon begin turning away flyers without upgraded ID

By Daniel Uria  (0) A TSA agent is seen at a security checkpoint at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Ill. File Photo by Brian Kersey/UPI | License Photo Oct. 30 (UPI) -- A major security change at U.S. airports that can prevent passengers from boarding their flights is now less than a year away. The upgrade is [...]

2019-10-30T13:33:42+00:00October 30th, 2019|

More blackouts planned as major wildfire torches Northern California

Thousands of spot fires burn from wind-driven embers in Healdsburg, Calif., on Sunday as a result of the Kincade Fire, which has burned 55,000 acres. Photo by Terry Schmitt/UPI | License Photo Oct. 28 (UPI) -- California's largest utility is planning for more power blackouts this week due to severe winds forecast for the state early this week, [...]

2019-10-28T13:43:35+00:00October 28th, 2019|

UAW-GM strike ends after new contract approved

By Jonna Lorenz  (0) The United Auto Workers and General Motors ratified a new four-year contract Friday, ending a six-week strike. File Photo by Brian Kersey/UPI | License Photo Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Workers at General Motors ended a six-week strike Friday when United Auto Workers members ratified a new four-year contract. "General Motors members have spoken," UAW [...]

2019-10-26T13:18:22+00:00October 26th, 2019|

Republicans storm private deposition during House impeachment inquiry

By Nicholas Sakelaris  (0) Oct. 23 (UPI) -- A group of House Republicans interrupted a private deposition on Capitol Hill Wednesday between impeachment investigators and a key witness who was sharing information about the Trump administration's handling of Ukraine. Laura Cooper, a Russia and Ukraine specialist in the Defense Department, was providing testimony to investigators when [...]

2019-10-24T14:17:30+00:00October 24th, 2019|

Army inks deal with Blink-182 founder for UFO, weapons research

By Ed Adamczyk  (1) The U.S. Army's Combat Capabilities Development Command, charged with evaluations of military technology, signed a five-year cooperative agreement last week with the To the Stars Academy, an organization dedicated to examination of unexplained aerial phenomena, including unidentified flying objects. Photo by Jerome Aliotta/CCDC Ground Vehicle Systems Center/U.S. Army Oct. 21 (UPI) [...]

2019-10-22T14:41:20+00:00October 22nd, 2019|