June 2, 2018

2 police officers suspended after video shows them beating suspect

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Two police officers in South Florida have been placed on administrative leave while their department investigates a video that purportedly shows them beating a suspect on the ground with batons. Officers Jaime Cerna and Richard Allen of the Hallandale Beach Police Dep..
June 2, 2018

Two stabbed to death at Circus Circus casino in Las Vegas

iStock/Thinkstock(LAS VEGAS) -- A couple visiting Las Vegas from Vietnam was stabbed to death at Circus Circus hotel and casino on Friday, according to authorities. The man and woman were part of a Vietnamese tourist group that had come to Las Vegas from Los Angeles, Las Vegas police said. The coupl..
June 2, 2018

Gun control advocates stage ‘Wear Orange Weekend’ and NRA hits back

Erik McGregor/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- On the first day of “Wear Orange Weekend,” the National Rifle Association and gun control advocates traded barbs on Twitter. Wear Orange Weekend is an initiative started by Everytown for Gun Safety, an organization launched in ..
June 2, 2018

Newly released data shows a spike in deaths in Puerto Rico around Hurricane Maria

Mario Tama/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The number of deaths in Puerto Rico spiked dramatically toward the end of 2017, according to data released Friday by the island's Demographic Registry, bolstering claims of an undercount of fatalities related to Hurricane Maria. The figures show that ther..