Parade shooting suspect bought 5 weapons despite threats

By MICHAEL TARM, KATHLEEN FOODY, STEPHEN GROVES. Highland Park, IL. Written for Associated Press HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — A man charged Tuesday with seven counts of murder after firing off more than 70 rounds at an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago legally bought five weapons, including the high-powered rifle used in the shooting, despiteContinue reading “Parade shooting suspect bought 5 weapons despite threats”

IVANKA TRUMP IS PROBABLY NEXT ON THE CHOPPING BLOCK: FORMER FEDERAL PROSECUTOR

Written for Vanity Fair Magazine by Bess Levin As you’ve no doubt heard by now, last week the Trump Organization and its longtime CFO, Allen Weisselberg, were hit with a slew of criminal charges, including conspiracy, grand larceny, and multiple counts of tax fraud and falsifying records, all of which they pleaded not guilty to. Clearly this is extremely badContinue reading “IVANKA TRUMP IS PROBABLY NEXT ON THE CHOPPING BLOCK: FORMER FEDERAL PROSECUTOR”

Washington state license plates prices increase July 1

Posted: June 28, 2022 3:20 PM by Associated Press Washington state license plates prices increase July 1 – KXLY SEATTLE (AP) — Motorists will pay more for a Washington license plate starting July 1. It’s likely to be the most noticeable change as parts of a $17 billion bill to pay for transportation projects in the stateContinue reading “Washington state license plates prices increase July 1”

New Patent Lawsuit Could See Apple Watched Banned in the United States

Only the Apple Watch SE would likely be exempt from such a ban. by Jesse Hollington Ajudge from the International Trade Commission has ruled that the Apple Watch possibly infringes on ECG technology patents owned by health technology company AliveCor. If upheld, the decision could ban the Apple watch from being sold in the United States.Continue reading “New Patent Lawsuit Could See Apple Watched Banned in the United States”

Aaron Burr slays Alexander Hamilton in Duel

On July 11, 1804, in one of the most famous duels in American history, Vice President Aaron Burr fatally shoots his long-time political antagonist Alexander Hamilton. Hamilton, a leading Federalist and the chief architect of America’s political economy, died the following day. Alexander Hamilton, born on the Caribbean island of Nevis, came to the American colonies in 1773 asContinue reading “Aaron Burr slays Alexander Hamilton in Duel”

7 Things You Might Not Know About the Hoover Dam

Get the facts on this engineering marvel, which was dedicated in September 1930. ELIZABETH NIX UPDATED:SEP 1, 2018ORIGINAL:SEP 14, 2015 1. The dam’s name was a source of controversy.Surveyors originally recommended the dam be constructed at Boulder Canyon, leading the initiative to be called the Boulder Canyon Dam Project. Even when Black Canyon later wasContinue reading “7 Things You Might Not Know About the Hoover Dam”

Building of the Hoover Dam begins

On July 7, 1930, construction of the Hoover Dam begins. Over the next five years, a total of 21,000 men would work ceaselessly to produce what would be the largest dam of its time, as well as one of the largest manmade structures in the world. Although the dam would take only five years to build, itsContinue reading “Building of the Hoover Dam begins”

Several new laws take effect in Washington on July 1. Here’s what you need to know

by Erin Robinson with KXLY.comSeveral new laws take effect in Washington on July 1. Here’s what you need to know – KXLY OLYMPIA, Wash. – Several laws – including bans on high-capacity ammunition magazines, ghost guns and the cash sale of catalytic converters – will go into effect in Washington on Friday.  Here is whatContinue reading “Several new laws take effect in Washington on July 1. Here’s what you need to know”

4th of July/Independence Day

The Fourth of July—also known as Independence Day or July 4th—has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941, but the tradition of Independence Day celebrations goes back to the 18th century and the American Revolution. On July 2nd, 1776, the Continental Congress voted in favor of independence, and two days later delegates from the 13 colonies adoptedContinue reading “4th of July/Independence Day”

Mike Tyson Bites Ear

Yes, the bite heard around the world… This happened June 28, 1997. On June 28, 1997, Mike Tyson bites Evander Holyfield’s ear in the third round of their heavyweight rematch. The attack led to his disqualification from the match and suspension from boxing, and was the strangest chapter yet in the champion’s roller-coaster career. Mike Tyson enjoyedContinue reading “Mike Tyson Bites Ear”