Tag: Local

Trump Takes Back $1 Billion from California; Gavin Newsom Complains: ‘Political Retribution’

The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it was canceling a federal grant to California worth nearly $1 billion after Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the cancelation of the state’s high-speed rail project last week. Newsom used his “State of the State” address Feb. 12 to cancel the San Francisco-to-Los Angeles project, saying it “would cost too […]

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#RedforEd Campaign Continues with Oakland Teachers’ Strike Thursday

“Red for Ed,” a nationwide campaign of teachers’ strikes, will continue this Thursday in Oakland, California, as the Oakland Education Association (OEA) plans to strike against the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD). Bay Area public radio station KQED reported Saturday: “Teachers are asking for better pay, smaller class sizes and more resources for classrooms and student […]

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Mass Transit Fail: Albuquerque’s $133 Million Bus System ‘on a Road to Nowhere’

The city of Albuquerque, New Mexico, spent $133 million on a state-of-the-art electric bus system only to see it go bust, according to a report released Sunday. City leaders initially proposed the Albuquerque Rapid Transit system to revamp a former section of Route 66 and position itself as a leader in eco-friendly mass transit. The […]

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California Governor Gavin Newsom Cancels High-speed Rail: ‘Would Cost Too Much and Take Too Long’

California Governor Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday in his “State of the State” address at the California State Capitol in Sacramento that he would abandon the state’s high-speed rail system because it was too expensive. The plan to connect San Francisco to Los Angeles by high-speed rail “would cost too much and, respectfully, would take too […]

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San Francisco Eatery’s Owner Apologizes for Banning MAGA Hat Customers

The owner of a San Francisco-area eatery is apologizing for stating that he would ban customers sporting “Make America Great Again” (MAGA) hats inside his restaurant. J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, who is a chef-partner at Wursthall restaurant in San Mateo, penned a post on Medium Friday apologizing to staff and business partners for his “reckless” public statement. […]

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Report: Jussie Smollett ‘Persons of Interest’ Only Seen on Opposite Side of Street

The two persons of interest in the alleged attack on Empire star Jussie Smollett are only seen on the opposite side of the street in the surveillance footage reviewed by Chicago police, according to a local reporter. On Wednesday, the Chicago Police Department released screenshots of two persons of interest in the alleged attack on […]

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Jussie Smollett’s Manager Claims He Heard Assault, ‘MAGA Country’ on Phone

Empire actor Jussie Smollett is reportedly refusing to turn over his cell phone to law enforcement as they continue to investigate an alleged attack against him early Tuesday morning. ABC 7 reporter Rob Elgas said Wednesday that while Chicago police confirmed Smollett and his manager Brandon Moore told investigators that they were on the phone during […]

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Chicago Police Ask Community to Help Find ‘Persons of Interest’ in Alleged Jussie Smollett Attack

Chicago police are now asking for the city’s help in finding persons of interest related to the alleged attack earlier this week against actor Jussie Smollett. The Chicago police department released two very blurry photos Wednesday night showing two individuals walking down a dark sidewalk. “Chicago police say detectives want to talk to the people […]

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USPS Suspends Mail Delivery, Amtrak Trains Canceled as Deadly Deep Freeze Envelops Midwest

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A deadly arctic deep freeze enveloped the Midwest with record-breaking temperatures Wednesday, triggering widespread closures of schools and businesses, and prompting the U.S. Postal Service to take the rare step of suspending mail delivery to a wide swath of the region. Many normal activities shut down and residents huddled inside as […]

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Chicago Faces Extreme Temperatures More Frigid Than Antarctica

Potentially record-breaking temperatures are headed towards large swaths of the Midwest this week, bringing bitterly cold conditions that government weather services warn could be life-threatening — and even more frigid than some of the planet’s arctic regions. Minneapolis Public Schools officials have canceled classes through Wednesday, when the region is expected to experience frigidly low temperatures not seen […]

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Thousands of Pro-Life Marchers Pack San Francisco for 15th Annual ‘Walk for Life’

Tens of thousands of pro-life marchers packed the streets of downtown San Francisco on Saturday to partake in the 15th annual Walk for Life on the West Coast against abortion. The sea of demonstrators carried signs with phrases such as “Abortion is Murder,” “I Am the Pro-Life Generation,” and “Protect the Innocent” as they made […]

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Second Black Man Found Dead at Home of Ed Buck, Democrat Donor

A black man was reportedly found dead Monday morning at the Los Angeles residence of Democrat donor Ed Buck — the second such mysterious death at his home in the past few years. Wehoville reports law enforcement has yet to release the identity of the deceased male who died in Buck’s West Hollywood apartment. Buck was investigated […]

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Family Sues Universal Orlando for Not Posting Ride Warnings in Spanish

A Guatemalan family filed a lawsuit against Universal Orlando theme park in Florida this month for not posting ride warning signs in Spanish. The family filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the theme park, claiming that Universal Orlando was partially responsible for a 38-year-old father’s death because he suffered a heart attack after he rode […]

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Texas Woman Gives Birth to 15-Pound Baby — Hospital Record

A Texas mother gave birth to a hospital-record-setting baby boy who weighed in at nearly 15 pounds. “It doesn’t matter how big he is, I’m so blessed,” said Jennifer Medlock, mother of the 14 pound, 13 ounce Ali. “I was like ‘Omg really’– I don’t think it even registered.” Doctors at Arlington Memorial Hospital delivered the baby boy […]

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NYC Subway Rider Turns in Chanel Purse Stuffed with $10,000

A New York City subway rider made a fellow passenger’s Christmas a little bit merrier after he found a purse stuffed with $10,000 and returned it. Richard Taverna told WABC he found the blue Chanel bag Thursday morning while on the platform at the Lincoln Center subway station in Manhattan. “I picked it up to see if […]

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‘Camp Fire’ Survivor Names Baby After Medic Who Saved Her

A woman who survived California’s “Camp Fire” recently named her newborn after the medic who saved her life in November. Anastasia Skinner was a month away from delivering her baby when she had to escape the town of Paradise, California, with her mother’s dogs, but she started feeling contractions while stuck in traffic as she […]

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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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