New York, NY Five women in New York have filed a lawsuit against the state to end the “Tampon Tax.” The suit aims to have Tampons and sanitary pads to be given the same tax-exempt status that other medical devices have. Items such a hair growth medicine, foot power, dandruff shampoo,...
Montgomery, AL A white police officer in Alabama has been charged with murder in the shooting death of an unarmed black male. Aaron Smith, 23, an officer with the Montgomery Police Department has issued an arrest warrant on Wednesday. Smith was arrested and had bond set at $150,000. Prosecutors say that Smith...
Birmingham, AL A tornado tore through Alabama on Tuesday night leaving four people hurt and causing a large amount of damage. The storm struck about 15 miles southwest of Birmingham. According to the Jefferson County Emergency Management office, there were four people injured. Two of the injured required hospitalization; it is unclear...
Raleigh, N.C. A North Carolina police officer shot and killed a man he was trying to arrest on drug charges on Monday sparking protests from the “Black Lives Matter” movement. The Raleigh Police Department did not release race of the officer or suspect. Rolanda Byrd, a black woman claiming to be the...
Anaheim, CA Three people were stabbed and multiple people were arrested at a Ku Klux Klan gathering in Southern California on Saturday. Anaheim Police say that the incident happened after several KKK members arrived at a park about one mile north of Disneyland. Counter-protesters arrived and then a few hours later...
Brooklyn, NY A New York City prosecutor announced on Wednesday that all charges have been dropped against five teenagers accused of raping an 18-year-old at a Brooklyn playground. Prosecutors say that the woman had originally said that she was at the park with her father when they were approached by the...
Dayton, OH A pastor was shot and killed inside his Dayton, Ohio church on Sunday during choir practices. William Schooler, 70, was shot and killed inside at the St. Peter’s Missionary Baptist Church. Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputies say that the pastor’s brother; 68-year-old Daniel Gregory Schooler was the shooter. The younger Schooler...
http://www.thefloridanewsjournal.com/http://www.thefloridanewsjournal.com/Hesston, KS Four people are dead and over a dozen are injured from a mass shooting at a manufacturing plant near Wichita, Kansas on Thursday. The shooting happened at Excel Industries which a lawnmower factory in the town of Hesston. According to the Harvey County Sheriff’s office, the suspect has been identified...
Bridgeburg, PA Officials with Amtrak are investigating what happened when one of their trains was stuck on Sunday night leaving a large crack in its windshield. The Acela Express was traveling along the tracks in Bridgeburg, Pennsylvania at around 7:00 p.m. when an object struck the train. The train safely made...
Chicago, IL Chicago police announced on Sunday that one of two people shot and killed by officers the day before was a mistake. Police shot Bettie Jones, 55, along with her neighbor Quintonio LeGrier, 19, after being called by LeGrier’s father. Grier's father called police when he came home to find...