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LA teachers’ deal to end strike offers higher salaries, smaller class sizes

LA teachers’ deal to end strike offers higher salaries, smaller class sizes

recep-bg/iStock(LOS ANGELES) — The union representing striking Los Angeles teachers reached a deal with the school district Tuesday to end the strike and increase teachers’ pay and shrink their class sizes. Teachers will head back to school on Wednesday.”This is a good agreement. This is a historic agreement,” Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said.The mayor…Read more »

FL, AZ and VA said to be ‘dangerously behind’ in road safety laws

FL, AZ and VA said to be ‘dangerously behind’ in road safety laws

spyderskidoo/iStock(NEW YORK) — More than one-fifth of all states are falling behind on road safety laws, according to a new report released Tuesday by the group Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety.The 16th annual Roadmap Report evaluates each state on its implementation of road safety laws the group recommends and found that 11 states, including…Read more »

Family holds out hope in search for missing 16-year-old girl

Family holds out hope in search for missing 16-year-old girl

Moreno Valley Police Department(LOS ANGELES) — Family and friends spent Tuesday doing all they could to help find Aranda Briones, the 16-year-old Southern California resident who hasn’t been seen in 10 days.Briones, a native of Moreno Valley, about an hour east of Los Angeles, was hanging out with friends on Jan. 13 when she never…Read more »

Three Michigan men arrested for conspiracy to support ISIS

Three Michigan men arrested for conspiracy to support ISIS

BlakeDavidTaylor/iStock(GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.) — Three Michigan residents were arrested Monday afternoon for conspiring to support ISIS, federal authorities said.Muse Abdikadir Muse, 20, was arrested by law enforcement officers during security screening at the Gerald R. Ford Airport in Grand Rapids, Michigan, after checking in for the first of a series of flights to Mogadishu, Somalia.…Read more »

Man charged after screaming racial slurs, wielding gun on video

Man charged after screaming racial slurs, wielding gun on video

Broward County Jail(MIAMI) — Police arrested a man in Miami on Monday after he yelled racial slurs and waved a gun at a group of black protesters, according to video posted online.Mark Bartlett, who is white, was charged with carrying a concealed firearm after he allegedly pulled a gun on protesters blocking a Miami street…Read more »

Four charged in plot to attack upstate New York Muslim community of Islamberg

Four charged in plot to attack upstate New York Muslim community of Islamberg

Evgen_Prozhyrko/iStock(NEW YORK) — Four suspects are under arrest in upstate New York and charged with an alleged conspiracy to use improvised explosive devices and guns to attack an Islamic community about 170 miles away — just outside of Binghamton.Three of the individuals arrested were identified by police as Vincent Vetromile, 19, Andrew Crysel, 18, and…Read more »