Hawaii parents accused of 6-year-old girl’s murder 2 months after they reported her missing

Hawaii parents accused of 6-year-old girl’s murder 2 months after they reported her missing

A 6-year-old Hawaii girl was killed a month before her adoptive parents reported her missing, Honolulu police said Wednesday as they announced the arrests of the parents on suspicion of second-degree murder.   Lehua Kalua  Honolulu Police Department Isaac and Lehua Kalua reported Isabella Kalua missing on the morning of Sept. 13, telling police they…

Amtrak train hits Amazon delivery truck in Jefferson County

Amtrak train hits Amazon delivery truck in Jefferson County

An Amtrak train collided with an Amazon delivery truck Wednesday afternoon in Ixonia in Jefferson County. The crash happened a bit before 1:30 p.m. on River Valley Road. Train 8/28 — of the Empire Builder line — was en route from Seattle/Portland to Milwaukee and Chicago. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said a preliminary investigation…

NY Gov. Kathy Hochul bans the Confederate flag, other hate symbols on public property

NY Gov. Kathy Hochul bans the Confederate flag, other hate symbols on public property

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signed legislation Tuesday barring the display of symbols of hate on all public property and equipment after a fire truck decorated with a Confederate flag sparked outrage last year. GOV CUOMO RESIGNS AMID SEXUAL HARASSMENT SCANDAL The bill expands on a law passed by Hochul’s predecessor, disgraced former Gov. Andrew…

New Data Sheds Light On Chicago Police Officers Pointing Guns At People – CBS Chicago

New Data Sheds Light On Chicago Police Officers Pointing Guns At People – CBS Chicago

By Chris Hacker Data obtained by the CBS 2 Investigators sheds new light on Chicago Police officers’ use of firearms, and shows for the first time just how often officers point guns at people without firing. Explore the data Map: Chris Hacker, CBS Chicago • Source: CPD data obtained through a Freedom of Information Act…

Texas Principal in Spotlight Over Race Issues Agrees to Resign With Paid Leave

Texas Principal in Spotlight Over Race Issues Agrees to Resign With Paid Leave

A school board in Texas voted not to renew the contract of a Black high school principal who had been thrust into the public eye over racial issues in the district, saying that he would remain on paid leave until his resignation takes effect in 2023. The Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District made the decision during…

Attorneys present jurors with dueling portraits of Arbery

Attorneys present jurors with dueling portraits of Arbery

Prosecutors and defense attorneys on Friday presented dueling portraits of Ahmaud Arbery, who was either an innocent Black runner fatally shot by three White strangers or “a scary mystery” who had been seen prowling around a Georgia neighborhood. In her opening statement, prosecutor Linda Dunikoski said the short cellphone video that stirred national outrage over…

Federal judge blocks Texas ban on school mask mandates

Federal judge blocks Texas ban on school mask mandates

Austin, Texas — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered a halt to the enforcement of Texas’ ban on mask mandates in the state’s schools. U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel ruled in Austin that the ban ordered by Republican Governor Greg Abbott violated a federal law protecting disabled students’ access to public education. The nonprofit advocacy…

Smugglers Abandon 8-Year-Old Guatemalan Boy At Texas Border Crossing, Tell Him ‘Keep Walking’ – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

Smugglers Abandon 8-Year-Old Guatemalan Boy At Texas Border Crossing, Tell Him ‘Keep Walking’ – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

EL PASO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Paso Del Norte international crossing in El Paso took custody of an eight-year-old, unaccompanied Guatemalan child on Nov. 8. (credit: U.S. Customs and Border Protection) READ MORE: I-Team Investigates Mysterious Disappearance Of North Texas Teen Caleb Diehl “The boy told us…