More American workers are looking to unionization as a way to empower their respective labor forces. This comes as a recent rail strike was narrowly averted this week. Already this year, there have been 15 major work stoppages involving at least 1,000 workers each. Mark Strassman has more.
- LA Times
A criminal syndicate had given L.A. Unified until Monday to pay ransom, but released documents early after Supt. Carvalho said he would not negotiate.
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio says he'll fight against a federal relief bill that would assist his state's recovery from Hurricane Ian if it has 'pork in it'
Rubio on Sunday told CNN he would fight against the bill if it includes spending unrelated to the hurricane damages. "That's the key," he said.
- Business Insider
Michael Fanone, a former DC police officer who was attacked at the Capitol riot, said he's 'broke' and that speaking out about January 6 'destroyed my career'
Michael Fanone told Rolling Stone he knew shortly after testifying about being assaulted on January 6 that his law enforcement career was over.
- WCVB - Boston
State police say a wrong way driver will face charges after crashing into a truck on the Mass. Pike in Newton early Saturday morning.
- USA TODAY
Scotty Pettersen survived the Las Vegas massacre five years ago only to die by suicide. Now his parents are trying to find the people he saved.
- Miami Herald
Imagine being cut off from your home, your neighbors, your world and your only glimpse of your neighborhood is a satellite image someone sent to you on social media.
South Korean orphan Milton dreamed of making it to America, the land of his father. One day he seized his chance.
- Fox News
‘Monster’: Jeffrey Dahmer survivor never recovered after harrowing escape from killer, defense attorney says
Defense attorney Paul Ksicinski's former client, Tracy Edwards, escaped from Jeffrey Dahmer's Milwaukee, Wisconsin apartment on the night of July 22, 1991.
A 15-year-old who was potentially kidnapped by her father leapt out of his truck after a dramatic police pursuit. She was shot and killed.
- Kansas City Star
Our latest book club selection: “The Red Widow: The Scandal That Shook Paris and the Woman Behind it All.”
- Business Insider
A woman is suing Hertz after being accused of stealing a rental car she'd paid for and getting arrested 4 times over the incident, lawsuit says
Dozens of customers are taking legal action against Hertz over wrongful arrests after their rental cars were reported to police as being stolen.
Officers say a gun was pointed at the head of one of those students.
- The News-Press
Some Fort Myers Beach residents walked down the Matanzas Pass Bridge on Friday afternoon, seeking a shuttle to get aid after Hurricane Ian.
- Fox News
A small aircraft crashed into the second floor of a residential building in Hermantown, Minnesota, Saturday, leaving three people dead.
GOP Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott refused to vote for the spending bill that includes disaster relief to help Florida recover from Hurricane Ian.
A North Carolina sheriff resigned after he was caught on tape saying he was going to fire his Black officers: 'It's just time to clean them out'
In a statement, Sheriff Jody Greene denied any racial intent in regards to the audio, recorded in 2019 where he threatened to fire all his Black officers.
- Business Insider
From inside the US's most secure prison, 'El Chapo' is pointing fingers at what he says are the real powers in the drug trade
Through his attorney, "El Chapo" Guzmán said that for the drug war to stop, authorities have to go after "politicians on both sides of the border."
- Patriot Ledger
Reynold Buono, who has been free on bail while awaiting trial, changed his plea to guilty when faced with two counts of rape of a child with force.
- Associated Press
Russell M. Nelson, the president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, told members of the faith on Saturday that abuse was “a grievous sin” that shouldn't be tolerated and would bring down the wrath of God on perpetrators. “Let me be perfectly clear: Any kind of abuse of women, children or anyone is an abomination to the Lord,” Nelson, who members of the faith believe is a prophet, said in Salt Lake City at a church conference. The AP's investigation found the hotline the church uses for abuse reporting can be misused by its leaders to divert accusations away from law enforcement and toward church attorneys.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The flight landed safely at Albuquerque International Sunport, and law enforcement was immediately on the scene. The FBI did not provide specific information about the threat.