Senator Bernie Sanders Announces He’s Running For President In 2020

By JUANA SUMMERS , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, whose insurgent 2016 presidential campaign reshaped Democratic politics, announced Tuesday that he is running for president in 2020. “Our campaign is not only about defeating Donald Trump,” the 77-year-old self-described democratic socialist said in an email to supporters. “Our campaign is about…

SLU And NGA Present Mapping Statistics On Crime, Poverty

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  St. Louis University and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency are using technology to address poverty and crime. Saint Louis University (SLU) and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s (NGA) four part series, “Geospatial 101” explores how geospatial data is used to visualize patterns of poverty, crime, and unemployment. During the second part of the series…

Illinois 1 of 16 States Suing the Trump Administration

Sacramento, CA (AP) Illinois is one of 16 states suing the Trump administration over the President’s emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S. – Mexico boarder. California’s attorney general Xavier Becerra released a statement saying the Trump administration’s action violates the Constitution. The states involved in the suit include California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware,…

Haitians Seek Water, Food as Businesses Reopen After Protest

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Businesses and government offices slowly reopened across Haiti on Monday after more than a week of violent demonstrations by hundreds of thousands of protesters demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moise over skyrocketing prices that have more than doubled for basic goods amid allegations of government corruption. Public transportation resumed in…

Trump Lashes Out At Officials Involved In Russia Probe

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is suggesting that key officials involved in the Russia probe were engaged in “treasonous” behavior. Trump is lashing out on Twitter at former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, whose new book details his concerns about potential foreign influence over the president, and current Deputy Attorney General…

Chicago Police Seek Follow-up Interview With Jussie Smollett

CHICAGO, IL (AP) — Chicago police said Sunday they’re still seeking a follow-up interview with Jussie Smollett after receiving new information that “shifted” their investigation of a reported attack on the “Empire” actor. The trajectory of the investigation “shifted” after detectives questioned two brothers about the attack and released them late Friday without charges, police spokesman Anthony…