Police working to ID teen who says he was boy kidnapped in 2011

By Clyde Hughes  (0) Timmothy Pitzen was last seen at a water park in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin in 2011. The photo on the right shows Pitzenshown age-progressed to 13 years. Photo courtesy of MissingKids.org April 4 (UPI) -- Investigators are speaking with a teenager in northern Kentucky who says he's the boy whose disappearance eight years [...]

2019-04-04T15:31:47+00:00April 4th, 2019|

Chinese woman arrested for illegally entering Mar-a-Lago

  A Chinese woman was arrested for attempting to gain access to the club with a thumb drive containing computer malware while President Donald Trump was visiting. File Photo by Gary I Rothstein/UPI | License Photo April 2 (UPI) -- Secret Service agents arrested a woman carrying two Chinese passports and a thumb drive containing computer malware [...]

2019-04-03T15:57:13+00:00April 3rd, 2019|

Federal judge strikes down California’s ban on high-capacity gun magazines

By Allen Cone  (0) A high-capacity magazine for Sig MPX, a 9mm submachine gun is on display at a Las Vegas trade show in 2013. File Photo David Becker/UPI | License Photo March 30 (UPI) -- A federal judge has struck down a pending California law that bans high-capacity gun magazines as unconstitutional. In 2016, voters approved Proposition [...]

2019-03-31T13:50:46+00:00March 31st, 2019|

FBI reviewing Chicago prosecutors’ dropping of Jussie Smollett case

The FBI will review the decision-making process in Chicago that led prosecutors to dismiss the case against actor Jussie Smollett. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo March 28 (UPI) -- The FBI is reviewing the process that led Chicago prosecutors to drop all charges against actor Jussie Smollett. Smollett, 36, was accused of staging a phony [...]

2019-03-28T14:21:13+00:00March 28th, 2019|

HUD: Facebook broke discrimination laws with housing ads

By Nicholas Sakelaris  (1) The charges say Facebook discriminated by using fiscal and racial data to determine which ads users can and cannot see. File Photo by karamysh/Shutterstock March 28 (UPI) -- U.S. housing regulators charged Facebook Thursday with violating federal law with targeted ads that promote houses based on criteria that include race and income [...]

2019-03-28T14:14:53+00:00March 28th, 2019|

Historic flooding kills 3 as more rain approaches Midwest

By Nicholas Sakelaris  (1) Gov. Pete Ricketts and Maj. Gen. Daryl Bohac, the adjutant general for the Nebraska National Guard, conduct an aerial observation of the historic flooding conditions in portions of northeast Nebraska on Friday. Photo by Staff Sgt. Herschel Talley/Nebraska National Guard/UPI | License Photo March 18 (UPI) -- The Midwest is bracing for more [...]

2019-03-18T14:39:35+00:00March 18th, 2019|

Stanford students file class-action lawsuit against schools in college bribery scandal

By Clyde Hughes, Daniel Uria and Danielle Haynes  (0) A pair of Stanford students filed a class-action lawsuit against the universities and other parties involved in a sweeping college bribery case opened by the Justice Department. File Photo by Mike Theiler/UPI | License Photo March 14 (UPI) -- Two current Stanford University students have filed a class-action [...]

2019-03-15T16:11:26+00:00March 15th, 2019|

49 dead in New Zealand mosque shootings;

Police are looking into a lengthy manifesto posted online before the attacks, believed to be from the gunman. By Darryl Coote and Ed Adamczyk  (0) Armed police respond to a shooting Friday at the Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand. The attack, and another at a different mosque, killed nearly 50 people, officials [...]

2019-03-15T15:57:22+00:00March 15th, 2019|

Second man seems to be free of AIDS virus after transplant

1 of 4 Timothy Ray Brown poses for a photograph, Monday, March 4, 2019, in Seattle. Brown, also known as the "Berlin patient," was the first person to be cured of HIV infection, more than a decade ago. Now researchers are reporting a second patient has lived 18 months after stopping HIV treatment without sign [...]

2019-03-05T14:44:58+00:00March 5th, 2019|

Searches resume after tornado kills 23 in Alabama

1 of 13 In this Sunday, March 3, 2019 photo, debris litters the Buck Wild Saloon, after it was heavily damaged by a tornado, in Smiths Station, Ala. (Sara Palczewski/Opelika-Auburn News via AP) BEAUREGARD, Ala. (AP) — Rescuers tore through rubble and wreckage Monday in a search for survivors amid homes torn from foundations, shredded [...]

2019-03-04T16:02:38+00:00March 4th, 2019|