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Trump sends the Feds into Chicago to fight gun violence ‘epidemic’
July 1st, 2017

Months after Trump took to Twitter to assert that he would send in “the Feds” to help combat the spiraling murder rate in Chicago, Trump’s administration has deployed the federal government to fight the ongoing violence occurring in the city. According to The Chicago Sun-Times, approximately 20 additional agents with the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol,…

Former Pres Bill Clinton warns Mexican cartels, urban gangs spurring drug crisis in U.S. cities
June 26th, 2017

Former President Bill Clinton expressed his concern to U.S. mayors on Saturday about the increasing opioid epidemic and warned that the drug crisis is not going to be restrained to rural areas because of heroin coming in from Mexico and fentanyl growing more attractive to gangs in inner cities. “In the beginning, this epidemic had…

Chales Manson follower Bruce Davis has parole blocked by California governor
June 24th, 2017

LOS ANGELES (Associated Press) — California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday night blocked parole for Charles Manson follower and convicted killer Bruce Davis. Brown’s rejection issued late Friday night is the fifth time Bruce Davis has been recommended for parole by a state panel only to see it blocked by a governor and continues Brown’s…

Texas Governor Greg Abbott signs law making attacking police officers a Hate Crime
June 19th, 2017

The one-year anniversary of the executions of five police officers in Dallas is weeks away, but the state of Texas has already reacted by making it a hate crime to murder cops. The new legislation also applies to offenses committed against judges. The signing of the law by Texas Governor Greg Abbott occurs just weeks…

Neighbors describe James T. Hodgkinson, the gunman in shooting of GOP Congressional leader as “radical nut” who was reckless with firearms
June 15th, 2017

Neighbors described James T. Hodgkinson, the gunman responsible for shooting House Majority Republican Whip Congressman Steve Scalise, and several others at an early morning baseball practice on Wednesday in Northern Virginia, as a political nut, who was reckless with firearms. Scalise remains in critical condition after he was shot by 66-year-old Illinois resident. According to…

Gunman identified in shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise during early morning baseball practice
June 14th, 2017

Authorities have identified the suspected gunmen accused of shooting House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and at least four other people during early morning baseball practice in Virginia on Wednesday. According to reports, the suspected shooter is identified as 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson, from Belleville, Illinois. The Washinton Post reported Hodgkinson owns a home inspection business…

U.S. Marshals arrest ex Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli wanted on extradition warrant
June 13th, 2017

Associated Press – U.S. authorities arrested former Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli Monday in Florida on an extradition warrant from his country, where he is accused of political espionage and corruption. U.S. Marshals Service spokesman Manny Puri says Martinelli was in custody at a federal detention center in Miami. The former president was arrested near his…

Texas Senator Ted Cruz: “Time to consider using the U.S. military to combat the cartels in Mexico”
June 12th, 2017

Could the U.S. government use its military resources to combat Mexican drug cartels? Not only does Texas Senator Ted Cruz, R-Texas think it’s a viable strategy, but he also believes it may be the only option to combat the powerful transnational organized criminal groups south of the border. Mexico has remained engulfed by spiraling cartel…

Thousands protest governor’s election in Mexican border state of Coahuila amid mounting voter fraud allegations
June 10th, 2017

Rage continues to spread among residents in the Mexican border state of Coahuila as more accusations and evidence indicate that efforts to rig the recent gubernatorial election were carried out in support of the ruling party. Coahuila recently had its gubernatorial, mayoral, and congressional elections. Allegations of voter fraud started to surface soon after based…

Son of well-known political activist Ra Joy shot dead in Chicago

CHICAGO (Associated Press) — The son of a well-known Chicago political activist Ra Joy who returned to the city after graduating college to work with disadvantaged youth has been shot and killed. Authorities say the body of 23-year-old Xavier Joy was found by police late Thursday in the parking lot of an apartment building in…