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  • Brady Center To Sue Websites That Sold Ammo To Aurora Theater Shooter September 16, 2014
    The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence will sue the online gun dealers who sold weapons to Aurora Theater shooter James Holmes, according to a a local news report. “The lawsuit alleges that the websites negligently supplied Holmes with the arsenal he used to kill 12 people and wound at least 58 others by failing […]
    Greg Campbell
  • A Trip To Jail Cost This Colorado Man Five Body Parts September 16, 2014
    A Colorado man is suing the Arapahoe County jail and a private healthcare company it contracts with after a short stint in jail cost him all five toes on his right foot. James Neisler was arrested on misdemeanor charges in late 2012 related to domestic abuse and drunk driving. A diabetic, he was ordered by […]
    Greg Campbell
  • Air France Pilots Begin Strike September 16, 2014
    Pilots working for Air France began what is expected to be a week-long strike Monday to protest some major changes the airline has been making. As a result of this strike, Air France has already begun canceling flights, with more cancellations expected in the week ahead. A press release by the airline states, “Air France […]
    Connor D. Wolf
  • LA School Police Wield Grenade Launchers, Assault Rifles September 16, 2014
    The branch of the Los Angeles police assigned to securing the cities schools is deployed with an almost military-grade arsenal, recently disclosed documents have revealed. Under a Defense Department program known as the 1033 Program that provides police with surplus military gear, the Los Angeles School Police Department (LASPD) has obtained 61 M16 assault rifles, […]
    Blake Neff
  • GAO: EPA Rules To Retire More Coal Plants Than We Thought September 16, 2014
    The number of coal-fired power plants slated to be shut down in the coming years is higher than the federal government anticipated, according to the Government Accountability Office. GAO found that power companies have already or plans to retire 13 percent of the country’s coal-fired power capacity through 2025 due to federal environmental rules — […]
    Michael Bastasch
  • One Year Without Nuclear Power Has Japan Scrambling For Relief September 15, 2014
    Greenpeace is celebrating the one-year anniversary of Japan idling its last nuclear power plant, calling it an “inspiring lesson for people across the globe.” But what Greenpeace fails to mention is that Japan’s energy economy has been in chaos since since the last of about 50 nuclear reactors went idle last year in the wake […]
    Michael Bastasch