SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — More than a million high-capacity ammunition magazines flooded into California during a one-week window created when a federal judge temporarily threw out the state’s ban, gun owners’ groups estimated Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he is considering sending “Illegal Immigrants” to Democratic strongholds to punish congressional foes for inaction on border security— just hours after White House and Homeland Security officials insisted the idea had been rejected as fast as it had been brought up.
ATLANTA (AP) — James Lane has a backpack full of syringes slung across his shoulder as he goes to exchange used needles for sterile ones at a small booth set up by an Atlanta needle exchange clinic. The clinic, which operates in an area known as a hot spot for drug use in Atlanta, collects and distributes syringes. It’s among just a few of its kind operating publicly in Georgia and a godsend to Lane, who says he turned to heroin and cocaine to self-medicate for post-traumatic stress.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Justice Department issued a scathing report on Alabama’s prisons on Wednesday, saying the state is violating the Constitution by failing to protect inmates from violence and sexual abuse and by housing them in unsafe and overcrowded facilities.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Government officials, aid workers and activists in Central America are mystified by U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to cut off nearly $500 million in aid to Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador in response to what he calls an immigration crisis. Over time, they say, it will only worsen the problem.
U.S. Sen. Martha McSally, joined by Tim Roemer from Gov. Doug Ducey’s office, left, and Henry Lucero, ICE’s Enforcement and Removal Operations field director for Phoenix, speaks during a discussion with several non-profit groups and with immigration officials in Phoenix Monday, April 1, 2019. They discussed local response to a spike in the number of immigrant families who are coming to the U.S. and being released in Arizona cities like Phoenix, Yuma and Tucson. (AP Photo/Astrid Galvan)
MIAMI (AP) — Reflecting on her assault 12 years ago, 41-year-old Wanda Gomez said she did not know if she was going to make it out alive. She had been stabbed multiple times by an angry ex-boyfriend, she said.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The largest supplier of bump stocks turned in its entire remaining inventory to be destroyed — some 60,000 devices. Washington state’s buyback program was so popular it ran out of money. One dealer held a “Viking funeral” for his last bump stock, pouring a can of beer on it and then melting it down with a flamethrower.
NEW YORK (AP) — The federal government charged Facebook with high-tech housing discrimination Thursday for allegedly allowing landlords and real estate brokers to systematically exclude groups such as non-Christians, immigrants and minorities from seeing ads for houses and apartments.
According to a new study by researchers at Florida Atlantic University, more children and youth between the ages of five and 18 have lost their lives to guns than on-duty officers and military members.