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Damond family retains high-profile attorney from Philando Castile case
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Damond family retains high-profile attorney from Philando Castile case

(UPI) -- The family of Justine Damond has hired a high-profile attorney -- one who was at the center of another major police shooting case in Minneapolis. Attorney Bob Bennett was hired last week by the family of Justine Damond, who was shot and killed by M...
Nearing 400, homicides in Chicago continue to outpace last year
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Nearing 400, homicides in Chicago continue to outpace last year

At least six people were killed and 35 others were wounded in weekend violence in Chicago as the number of homicides continues to outpace last year. There have been at least 391 homicides this year, four more than last year when violence reached levels not ...
Jeb Bush criticizes Republicans who support President Trump
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Jeb Bush criticizes Republicans who support President Trump

(UPI) -- Jeb Bush criticized Republicans for going easy on Donald Trump on possible collusion between Russia and the campaign of his former rival for the U.S. presidency. Bush, a former Florida governor, also blasted Trump on Saturday during Ozy Fest, a com...
Parents of Charlie Gard say it’s time to let their beautiful baby go
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Parents of Charlie Gard say it’s time to let their beautiful baby go

The father of critically ill child Charlie Gard says the infant will not make his first birthday in less than two weeks. In an emotional statement outside of London's High Court on Monday, Chris Gard said too much time has elapsed in court hearings as the c...
Sheriff David Clarke says he won’t run for U.S. Senate
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Sheriff David Clarke says he won’t run for U.S. Senate

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke has quashed speculation that he might run for U.S. Senate in 2018. "I want to put this to rest because it's becoming a distraction: no, I am not running for U.S. Senate," Clarke told conservative radio host Vicki McKenn...
Fast-track training put officer Mohamed Noor on Minneapolis police force
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Fast-track training put officer Mohamed Noor on Minneapolis police force

Minneapolis made a significant financial investment in Mohamed Noor. The officer who fatally shot Justine Damond graduated in 2015 from the city's accelerated police cadet program. The seven-month training is a quicker, nontraditional route to policing aime...
Bill Nye: Climate science needs older generations to ‘die’ off
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Bill Nye: Climate science needs older generations to ‘die’ off

Bill Nye "the Science Guy" said Wednesday that significant action on climate change will be possible once the climate skeptics and deniers of older generations die off. Speaking to the Los Angeles Times, the 61-year-old TV host was asked to comment on a rec...
Scaramucci vows ‘dramatic action’ to plug White House leaks
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Scaramucci vows ‘dramatic action’ to plug White House leaks

(UPI) -- Anthony Scaramucci pledged Sunday "to take drastic" action to stop leaks coming out of the White House two days after he was named the new communications director by President Donald Trump. Scaramucci said in an interview on Fox News Sunday he wou...
Refugee flow slows to lowest number in over a decade in one busy CA county
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Refugee flow slows to lowest number in over a decade in one busy CA county

Twelve refugees arrived in San Diego County in June, the lowest number of new arrivals in over a decade, according to data from the State Department. San Diego County has been known for taking in the most refugees of any county in California since 2009 beca...