Tag: Local

Abortion ‘Haven’ Illinois Attracting Thousands of Women from Other States

Illinois is an abortion “haven” with few restrictions on the procedure, says a recent report in the Chicago Tribune that cites thousands of women traveling into the state to end their pregnancies. According to the report, in 2017, 5,528 women traveled to Illinois from other states to have abortions — nearly a thousand more than the […]

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All Clear Given After CNN’s NYC Headquarters Evacuated Over Bomb Threat

UPDATE: All clear given after CNN’s office in New York City was evacuated due to a bomb threat Thursday evening. Read Breitbart News Network’s original report below.  CNN’s New York City office at Columbus Circle is under evacuation Thursday evening as the New York Police Department investigates a bomb threat near the area, according to CNN host Brian […]

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**LIVE UPDATES** Alaska Rocked After Major Earthquake Hits Near Anchorage

A 7.0 magnitude earthquake rocked Alaska on Friday, shaking building in Anchorage and prompting terrified residents to seek shelter under office desks. **Follow all of the events on the Breitbart News Live Wire below. All times in eastern.** 3:20 PM — Governor Walker is with the Alaska Army National Guard right now, assessing the damage in Anchorage from […]

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Parts of Northeast Brace for Record Cold on Thanksgiving Day

Parts across the Northeast United States are bracing for record cold temperatures on Thanksgiving Day, meteorologists say. Western Massachusetts to Albany, New York, is expected to receive bouts of snow ranging from 2 to 4 inches, while other cities may see nearly 6 inches. Parts of southern Vermont and Maine are also likely to see snowfall, while Buffalo to Waters […]

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Police: Shots Fired Near Chicago’s Mercy Hospital

Update: Chicago Police say two people are dead following a shooting near Mercy Hospital in Chicago, including the suspected gunman, according to ABC 7. Shots were fired Monday near Chicago’s Mercy Hospital in what could be an active shooter situation, according to emerging reports. Chicago Chief Communications Officer Anthony Guglielmi announced the incident on social media and advised residents […]

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Michael Avenatti Law Firm Evicted from CA Office for Skipping $213,000 in Rent

A judge affirmed his order Friday to evict Michael Avenatti’s law firm from a California office building for skipping out on $213,000 in rent over four months. Judge Robert J. Moss affirmed his October 22 order in Orange County Superior Court that Avenatti and his staff leave their ocean-view suite in a Newport Beach office […]

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California Fire: Number of Missing Soars Past 1,000 as Death Toll Hits 71

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — With the confirmed death toll at 71 and the list of unaccounted for people more than 1,000, authorities in Northern California on Friday searched for those who perished and those who survived the fiercest of wildfires ahead of a planned visit by President Donald Trump. Deputies found eight more bodies Friday, bringing […]

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Broward County Erases GOP Vote Gains, ‘Missed’ Recount Deadline by 2 Minutes

Florida Republicans Rick Scott and Ron DeSantis would have increased their margins of victory Thursday if Broward County did not narrowly miss the 3 p.m. deadline to submit machine recount results for the state’s midterm elections. The recount would have increased DeSantis’s lead over Democrat Andrew Gillum in the race for governor by 755 votes, while Scott’s lead could […]

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Broward County Starts Manual Recount One Hour Late

Broward County on Friday began its manual recount one hour later than originally scheduled for in the state’s U.S. Senate race between incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson (D)-FL) and Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL). The Miami Herald‘s Alex Harris reported Broward County’s election office, overseen by embattled Supervisor of Elections official Brenda Snipes, only began training voter counters at 7:40 a.m., […]

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Northern California Wildfire: 63 Dead; Number of Missing People Hits 631

(AP) — Authorities have reported seven more fatalities from a blaze in Northern California, bringing the total number of fatalities so far to 63, while the number of missing people jumped to 631. The announcement came Thursday as authorities continued to search the devastated town of Paradise for human remains. “We have located seven additional human remains,” […]

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Northern California Wildfire Deadliest in State History After Death Toll Hits 42

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have reported 13 more fatalities from a blaze in Northern California that destroyed a town, bringing the total death toll so far to 42 and making it the deadliest wildfire in recorded state history. The dead have been found in burned-out cars, in the smoldering ruins of their homes, or […]

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Kim Kardashian, Kanye West Hire Private Firefighters to Save Neighborhood from California Fire

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian enlisted the help of private firefighters to battle the deadly Woolsey wildfire threatening their Hidden Hills neighborhood. The southern California blaze has taken the lives on two people and destroyed 370 homes. With containment at only 25 percent, the duo feared their $60 million mansion could still go up in smoke, spurring them to […]

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L.A. County Fire Chief Blames Woolsey Fire on ‘Extreme Climate Change’

Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby on Monday appeared to blame climate change for the deadly Woolsey fire in Southern California and pushed back against President Donald Trump’s criticism of state officials, who he claimed were responsible for the fast-spreading blaze. LA Co. fire chief on President Trump’s tweet blaming only “forest management” for Calif. wildfires: “We’re in extreme climate change […]

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California Fire: Hearses Stand By as Relatives Search for Over 100 Missing Loved Ones

(AP) — With hearses standing by, crews stepped up the search for bodies in the smoking ruins of Paradise, and relatives desperately looked for more than 100 missing loved ones, as wind-whipped wildfires raged Sunday on both ends of the state. The statewide death toll stood at 25 and appeared certain to rise. At least […]

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Watch—Reporter Comes Face to Face with Terrifying ‘Firenado’ in Malibu

Karen Foshay, a KCET-TV journalist reporting on the Woosley Fire blazing through parts of Southern California, came face to face Friday evening with a “firenado,” calling the encounter among the most “terrifying” events she has ever experienced. “Let’s get out of here,” someone is heard urging as the firenado formed along the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, […]

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Report: Ian Long Posted Messages on Instagram During Shooting Rampage

29-year-old Thousand Oaks bar shooter David Ian Long reportedly posted to Facebo0k’s Instagram social media network during the mass shooting which killed twelve on Wednesday. According to TMZ, Long was “on social media as he shot a dozen people dead, and, based on what we now know, it sounds like they were revenge killings.” TMZ reports […]

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***Live Updates*** Wildfires Blaze Across Parts of California

A wildfire blazing so quickly that firefighters couldn’t hope to stop it quadrupled in size Friday after destroying several thousand buildings and leveling much of a Northern California town of nearly 30,000 people, according to state authorities. Law enforcement officials confirm at least five people were found dead in vehicles torched by wildfire flames. A wind-driven wildfire […]

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Report: Mental Health Team Chose Not to Commit Ian Long Earlier This Year

A mental health crisis team chose not to involuntarily commit Thousand Oaks gunman Ian David Long for mental health evaluation and treatment in April of this year. CBS News reports the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office had numerous encounters with former Marine Ian David Long before he opened fire inside the Borderline Bar & Grill Wednesday night. Ventura […]

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Joe Manchin Avoids Clear Response to Abortion Question During WVA Debate

Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin would not give a clear answer on his position on abortion during a debate in West Virginia Thursday night against GOP challenger and state attorney general Patrick Morrisey. Asked about how he will vote on a proposed amendment to the West Virginia Constitution that would prohibit state funding of elective abortions for […]

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7,400 LA Homeless Now In Permanent Housing Through Measure H, Officials Say

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – More than 7,400 homeless people in Los Angeles County have attained permanent housing thanks to Measure H, according to a report released Friday. About 7,448 people are in permanent housing since Measure H began in July 2017, according to numbers from the L.A. County Homeless Initiative. Of those, 2,200 got into […]

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