July 3, 2018

2 in critical condition from shooting at Kansas elementary school: Police

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Two people are in critical condition Tuesday morning after a shooting at an elementary school in Overland Park, Kansas, Overland Park police spokesman John Lacy said. Two workers were shot but no students were injured, Lacy said, according to ABC Kansas City affiliate..
July 3, 2018

Iowa struck down a 72-hour abortion waiting period, many states have one

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- While Iowa is considering what could become the most restrictive abortion law in the country, the Hawkeye state won't be one of the states with the longest waiting periods for abortions. The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday struck down a law that required a 72-hour w..
July 3, 2018

Trump orders flags to half-staff for newsroom shooting after White House initially rejected Annapolis mayor’s request

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump has reversed the initial rejection of a request to lower the White House flag to half-staff to honor the newspaper employees who were killed in a Maryland shooting last week. The mayor of Annapolis had made a personal appeal to the White House..
July 3, 2018

Florida will seek death penalty for woman accused of killing doppelganger to steal her identity

South Padre Island PD(NEW YORK) -- The Florida State Attorney's Office 20th Judicial Circuit said on Tuesday it will seek the death penalty against Lois Riess, who allegedly killed a woman in Fort Myers Beach in April. Riess, 56, also is accused of shooting and killing her husband in Minnesota..