Saturday, Feb 06th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here All News At a Glance Domestic Glance

Virginia to stop honoring 25 states’ concealed-carry gun permits

Virginia to stop honoring concealed carryVirginia will no longer recognize concealed-carry handgun permits from 25 states that have reciprocity agreements with the state, effective Feb. 1, Attorney General Mark Herring said on Tuesday.

Virginia took the step because laws in those states are less restrictive, Herring’s office said in a statement.

The change prevents people convicted of a felony, domestic abusers, those adjudicated mentally ill or incompetent, recently convicted drunk drivers and dishonorably discharged military personnel from using a permit from those states in Virginia.


Police waited two weeks to arrest man over alleged pipe bomb and anti-Muslim threats

William CelliPolice in California waited more than two weeks before arresting a man who posted an image of a homemade bomb on Facebook amid messages professing support for Donald Trump and opposition to Muslims, the Guardian can reveal.

William Celli, 55, was arrested on Sunday in Richmond, California, after police raided his house and discovered a suspected homemade bomb. He has been charged with two counts of suspicion of making criminal threats and possession of an explosive device.


NFL reportedly vetoes funding for Boston University concussion study

NFL withdraws study fundsThe NFL has withdrawn from funding a major research initiative on the relationship between football and brain disease due to concerns over the objectivity of the Boston University doctor leading the project, the ESPN news program Outside The Lines reported on Tuesday.

The seven-year, $16m study was to be funded from a $30m research grant the NFL pledged to the National Institute of Health. That headline-grabbing donation had been characterized as an “unrestricted gift” when it was announced in 2012, a condition intended as a firewall between the league and researchers.


Secret Service agent's gun, badge stolen near White House

Secret Service gun and badge stolenA Secret Service agent's gun, badge, radio, handcuffs and flash drive were stolen in broad daylight Monday near the agency's headquarters in Washington, according to a police report and sources briefed on the incident.

The agent's belongings were taken from his personal vehicle while it was parked on G Place in downtown Washington around 4 p.m. ET.

A report filed with the Metropolitan Police Department several hours later describes the agent returning to his car and noticing the back rear window of his car had been "unzipped." The report says the agent noticed "a bag with the listed property was taken out of the vehicle."


Chipotle hit with five new E. coli cases; may be different strain

Chipolt hit with new strain The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention linked five new cases of E. coli to multiple Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants in Kansas, North Dakota and Oklahoma, striking another blow to the company already reeling from an outbreak of foodborne illnesses.

The CDC said Monday three people ate at an Oklahoma location and one each in Kansas and North Dakota locations. Their symptoms began between Nov. 18 and Nov. 26, within a week of eating food from Chipotle. The CDC said the five cases have a different DNA strain of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli than the strain found to have caused 53 cases in nine states since October.


Prosecutor: No indictment in Sandra Bland's jail death

Sandra BlandnparentsA grand jury has decided no felony crime was committed by the sheriff's office or jailers in the treatment of a black woman who died in a Southeast Texas county jail last summer.

But prosecutor Darrell Jorden says the Waller County grand jury on Monday reached no decision on whether the trooper that arrested 28-year-old Sandra Bland should face charges. The grand jury will return in January to consider that.


Video raises questions over Chicago police account of fatal shooting

alfontish cockerhamThe intersection of 71st and Merrill on Chicago’s south side was quiet on the late night of 19 June 2015, as most of the city slept through another warm summer night.

But when the clock passed midnight, the block lost its quiet. Footsteps quickened and bodies began darting around the intersection when police arrived to investigate an emergency call about men in the area with guns, according to police. One of the men on that block was 22-year-old Alfontish “Nunu” Cockerham, who died days later as a result of police gunfire.


Page 20 of 198

America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support!
TVNL Tee Shirt
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support!
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support!
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!