U.S. & World

Police call Barcelona van crash ‘terror attack’

Barcelona, Spain – Police are reporting multiple fatalities after a van struck pedestrians on a crowded Barcelona Street Thursday. Authorities are calling it a terror attack. NBC News reports authorities are looking for at least one suspect in the popular tourist district, …

Caught on camera: Grandmother fights carjackers

Milwaukee, Wisc. (WTMJ) – Security cameras were rolling as a Milwaukee, Wisconsin grandmother was beaten up during an attempted carjacking Sunday. Sharon Mckinnie, a 50-year-old mother and grandmother, said she stopped at the gas station to get a soda on her way …

Super Bowl preps begin

(KARE) – The volunteer headquarters for Super Bowl 52 is officially open for business. The headquarters for the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee’s volunteer force, otherwise known as “Crew 52,” opened its doors Saturday in downtown Minneapolis. The MNSBHC is seeking 10,000 …

Pennsylvania to reduce standardized testing

Progress, Penn. (WGAL/CNN Newsource) – Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced the state will be reducing its standardized testing on average by 20-percent for grades three through eight. The Department of Education has removed the language arts and mathematics sections from the Pennsylvania …

Charlottesville on edge

Charlottesville, Va. (NBC News) – The man accused of driving into a crowd of protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia Saturday, killing one person and injuring 19 more was denied bond during his first court appearance Monday. Heather Heyer, 32, was killed in the …

Watch for fake eclipse glasses

Portland, Ore. (KOIN/CNN Newsource) – Demand for glasses to watch the historic solar eclipse has skyrocketed. But so have knock-offs. Now one major retailer is giving refunds in advance of this month’s eclipse. Amazon is taking action. The company is issuing refunds …
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