Biden anti-crime effort takes on law-breaking gun dealers

In Biden’s speech Wednesday, he will announce a ‘zero tolerance’ policy that gives no leeway to gun dealers who fail to comply with federal law. WASHINGTON — Editor’s Note: The video above is from April 9, 2021. President Joe Biden is announcing new efforts to stem a rising national tide of violent crime as administration … Read more

High court sides with former athletes in dispute with NCAA

The court ruled Monday that NCAA limits on the education-related benefits colleges can offer athletes who play Division I basketball and football can’t be enforced. WASHINGTON — In a ruling that could help push changes in college athletics, the Supreme Court on Monday unanimously ruled that the NCAA can’t enforce certain rules limiting the education-related … Read more

Ashli Babbitt’s husband sues DC Police for video, name of officer who fatally shot her

Aaron Babbitt claims in a new filing MPD has violated D.C.’s FOIA law by failing to provide him with the identity of the Capitol Police officer who shot his wife. WASHINGTON — The husband of Ashli Babbitt – the woman shot and killed while attempting to breach the Speaker’s Lobby during the Capitol riot – … Read more

Idaho Sen. Crapo votes ‘no’ on creation of panel to investigate Jan. 6 insurrection; Sen. Risch not present to vote

While Risch was not present during the Senate vote on Friday, he said he intended to oppose the measure. Crapo voted no on the matter as well. BOISE, Idaho — Shortly after the United States Senate Republicans blocked the creation of a bipartisan committee that would look into the January 6 insurrection of the U.S. … Read more

New energy at White House, with more hugs and masks on the way out

The White House has been eager to send a message to the nation that a return to normal is possible with vaccinations. A smiling crowd of unmasked people filling the largest room in the White House. A visiting head of state welcomed with pomp, circumstance and handshakes. A 94-year old Medal of Honor recipient receiving … Read more

Idaho Rep. Simpson is 1 of 35 House Republicans to vote in favor of Jan. 6 Capitol riot commission

The Gem State’s other representative, Republican Russ Fulcher, voted against the commission. He also voted to reject the results of the 2020 presidential election. BOISE, Idaho — On Jan. 6, a riot at the U.S. Capitol led to the deaths of five people. The rioters, mostly supporters of former President Donald Trump, stormed Capitol Hill … Read more

Oregon man arrested for assaulting law enforcement during D.C. insurrection

In the first 100 days after Jan. 6, 2021, over 400 individuals have been charged with crimes related to the Capitol breach, including four Oregonians. PORTLAND, Ore. — An Oregon man has been charged with federal offenses that stem from his participation in the attempted insurrection in Washington D.C. on Jan. 6 that interrupted a … Read more

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