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El Chapo’s trial delayed by ‘anxious’ juror who wants off the case
The start of El Chapo’s long-awaited trial was thrown into chaos Tuesday thanks to an “anxious and upset” juror who brought a doctor’s note to court to help get her booted off the case. The woman, only identified as juror No. 1, came to court armed with a doctor’s note saying she couldn’t serve on...
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 12:21:57 -0500
Doctors hit back at NRA by tweeting grim photos of gun violence
Doctors across the country are sharing their harrowing experiences treating victims of gun violence along with the hashtag #ThisIsOurLane in response to a tweet from the NRA which accused them of being “anti-gun.” “Someone should tell self-important anti-gun doctors to stay in their lane. Half of the articles in Annals of Internal Medicine are pushing...
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 11:39:26 -0500
Inmates honor cop killed in the line of duty
A Georgia police officer shot and killed in the line of duty last month has been honored by “the most unlikely group of citizens” – local inmates. Officer Antwan Toney, 30, of the Gwinnett County Police Department was fatally gunned down on Oct. 20 while responding to a suspicious vehicle parked near a middle school....
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 11:37:08 -0500
Inmates fighting California blaze paid just $1 an hour
Some 200 California inmates are helping to combat the Camp Fire in Butte County that has killed nearly 30 people and left 228 unaccounted for since it began last Thursday, CNBC reported. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) has a program that pays the inmates $1 an hour to fight active fires and...
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 11:20:11 -0500
Antique collector loses car collection in California fires
Among the people who have lost everything in the deadly California fires was a noted car enthusiast whose collection of 30 classics was destroyed by the conflagration. Malibu residents Gary Cerveny and his wife Diane were described in a Hot Rod article as “the best kind of car collectors.” “Gary puts a heavy focus on...
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 11:02:29 -0500
California wildfire victims want Trump to apologize for blaming them
Wildfires continued to ravage California on Tuesday as residents who lost everything to the blazes demanded answers — and apologies from President Trump and law enforcement officials. “I think Trump owes us all an apology,” a resident of Cherokee, in devastated Butte County, said at a Monday night community meeting about the Camp Fire, drawing...
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 11:01:03 -0500
California family watched their dream home burn on television
A California man lost two family homes in the devastating wildfires ravaging the state — and watched one of them burn to cinders on TV. “It’s gone,” Mark Bakalor said his mother told him Friday about her and his dad’s dream house, an 11,300-foot mansion built 20 years ago on more than 20 acres in...
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 10:56:53 -0500
El Chapo is still a hero in Mexico
Despite being criminally charged as the head of a violent cartel that’s responsible for countless murders and pumping tons of drugs into the United States, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is still regarded as a hero back in Mexico. In Culiacan, the capital of Sinaloa, street vendors hawk figurines of the 61-year-old toting guns and hats...
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 10:53:04 -0500
Deputy shot after responding to report of trespassing hunter
A sheriff’s deputy in Texas was shot Monday after he responded to a call for a hunter on private property west of Fort Worth, authorities said. Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler said the deputy was shot in the leg after responding to a residence in the 4700 block of Cattlebaron Road at about 5:30 p.m....
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 10:47:52 -0500
El Chapo’s Mexico drug cartel is doing just fine without him
El Chapo may never be a free man again, but it’s not hurting the bottom line of his powerful Sinaloa cartel — it’s been thriving without him. Just last week, $5 billion worth of methamphetamine tied to the world’s most lucrative drug cartel was seized in Mexico, according to Mexico News Daily. The narcotics were...
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 10:34:05 -0500

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