Category Archive: National News

National News Briefs

One of the officers charged in the death of Kelly Thomas, a man experiencing homelessness and mental illness in Fullerton, Calif., is now facing a second lawsuit for alleged brutality against a different… Continue reading

Saying No to NATO

 By Jim Luken No Meetup this week, but your intrepid boy-reporter has special story from the City by the Lake. Last fall, as the Occupy Wall Street movement was about to hit its… Continue reading

National News Briefs

By Jesse Call In Colorado Springs, Colorado, two teenagers allegedly shined a flashlight on a man sleeping in a culvert and then shot him twice before fleeing, KRDO reports. Two of the several… Continue reading

Five national news stories to catch up on.

BY: JESSE CALL 1. In New York City, residents of Astoria are standing strong against a proposed hostel that would provide full-time housing to people experiencing homelessness in the community. Since 2006, the… Continue reading

Climate Activists Call Foul at Rep. Boehner’s Office over Keystone

BY: CHELSEA TUNNELL, Contributing Writer Climate activists fed up with the influence of corporate money on Congress stormed Speaker Boehner’s office in West Chester today wearing striped ref uniforms to “blow the whistle”… Continue reading

Five national news stories to catch up on.

BY: JESSE CALL, Contributing Writer 1. A jury in Athens, Georgia is deciding whether or not to convict a man accused of targeting two women for rape, sodomy, and other sexual battery just… Continue reading

Four national news stories to catch up on.

BY: JESSE CALL 1.  A man experiencing homelessness was brutally assaulted in Memphis, Tennessee, on Dec. 30, and police have yet to make any arrests. Michael Young, 35, remains hospitalized after he was… Continue reading