DeSantis said he would send Special Forces after the cartels in Mexico as president. Can he do that?

CNN  —  Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Saturday reiterated his pledge to send US Special Forces into Mexico to confront drug cartels if he is elected president, saying, “We are going to act.” Speaking to reporters at Saturday’s first stop of the “Never Back Down” bus tour through Iowa, the Republican presidential hopeful said, “It’s … Read more

Tree damage across Louisville left by Friday’s storms

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Some thunderstorms tore through the Louisville area Friday night, many of them with high, gusty winds. As they moved out, they left a lot of damage, leaving some without power. Several trees were snapped as well, falling on streets, yards, narrowly missing houses as well as one even falling on a LMPD … Read more

Clairton crash following shooting on Miller Avenue

A man is dead after apparently being shot and crashing in Clairton overnight.Allegheny County police said county dispatch was alerted to a single-vehicle wreck in the 600 block of Miller Ave around 10:54 p.m. Friday. There, first responders found a 51-year-old man inside a vehicle with a gunshot wound to the chest.The man was taken … Read more

Lawmakers, civil rights groups join together recreate iconic March on Washington: recap

On Aug. 28, 1963, more than a quarter million people walked in the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom – the same march that saw Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. give his seminal “I Have a Dream” Speech. Now, 60 years later, the march is being recreated as advocates highlight the fight still … Read more

South Carolina college student shot and killed after trying to enter wrong home, police say

A University of South Carolina student was shot and killed as he apparently tried to enter the wrong home on his off-campus street early on Saturday, police said. Nicholas Anthony Donofrio, 20, of Connecticut, was dead by the time police responded to reports of a home burglary and shooting, according to a Columbia Police Department … Read more

More Than 111 Million People in the U.S. Face Extreme Heat

More than 57 million people in the American South and Southwest were under an excessive heat warning on Saturday afternoon — the most severe category for heat conditions — as temperatures across the Gulf Coast and parts of the Southwest soared to record-breaking levels and were expected to remain high through early next week. The … Read more