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Bear Fire Update: National Guardsmen Help Battle Flames, Interactive Map Of Damage Posted

BUTTE COUNTY (CBS13) — The National Guard is now helping battle the Bear Fire in Butte County. More than 130 guardsmen are tasked with putting out hot spots and mopping up. As of Monday, the fire, which is part of the North Complex Fire, has burned 80,900 acres and is 56% contained. At least 1,880 structures have been destroyed and 15 have died since the fire started on Aug. 17. Meanwhile, some homeowners will now be allowed to go assess the damage with a law enforcement escort. The Butte County...
Tags: National Guard, Butte County Sheriff s Office, Butte County News, Fire Watch, North Complex Fire, Bear Fire


Family of Louisville shooting victim David McAtee sues police officers, National Guard members

The family of David McAtee, a Louisville barbecue restaurant owner who died after being shot at by law enforcement during protests in June, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Louisville Metro Police Department officers and members of the Kentucky National Guard.
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Family of Louisville shooting victim David McAtee sues police, National Guard

The family of David McAtee, a Louisville barbecue restaurant owner who died after being shot at by law enforcement during protests in June, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Louisville Metro Police Department officers and members of the Kentucky National Guard.
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Family of Slain Louisville BBQ Owner Files Suit Over Notorious Killing

The family of David McAtee, a Black Louisville, Kentucky restaurateur who was shot and killed in June by cops and the National Guard during protests over the police killing of local emergency medical technician Breonna Taylor, filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Monday, just over 48 hours after the man’s nephew was shot and killed in virtually the same spot.It was the latest harrowing episode in a cycle of bloodshed that has seemingly singled out a beloved local family.The lawsuit targets the Loui...
Tags: News, Minneapolis, David, Marvin, Taylor, Louisville, Riley, Allen, National Guard, Yaya, Greg Fischer, Romines, Louisville Metro Police Department, McAtee, Kentucky National Guard, David McAtee


Bidens Owns Guns; Trump Does Not

Joe Biden owns guns, has pro-farm policies, drives an American-made car, and owns dogs. Trump does not own a gun, has never walked a farm field, does not know how to drive, and has never owned a pet. Who do you think is the “real” American when it comes to dogs and hunting? As the cartoon suggests, we’ve been down this road before with low-information voters. Anyone who doubts that can read a 2009 post from this blog entitled Crying Wolf in Dog and Hunting Debates. ...
Tags: Supreme Court, Obama, Pets, Joe Biden, Biden, Miller, Trump, Nra, Antonin Scalia, Scalia, National Guard, Heller, PBurns, Terrierman, Obama Biden, Time Place


National Guardsman Runs Into Burning North Highlands Apartment Making Sure No One Was Inside

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Tags: News, Local, Sacramento County, National Guard, Hillsdale, North Highlands News, Apartment Fire, CBS Sacramento News, Siguenza, Eddie Siguenza


Passerby Runs Into Burning North Highlands Apartment Making Sure No One Was Inside

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Tags: News, Local, Sacramento County, National Guard, Hillsdale, North Highlands News, Apartment Fire, Siguenza, Eddie Siguenza


Feds Considered Removing Peaceful Protesters With Heat Ray For Trump’s Photo-Op

The top brass at the Defense Department’s military police force in the D.C. region considered using a heat ray as part of efforts to remove peaceful protesters in Lafayette Square to make way for President Donald Trump’s infamous photo-op in June, according to a whistleblower at the D.C. National Guard. Per written testimony to the House Natural Resources Committee on August 28 first obtained by NPR and the Washington Post on Wednesday, Major Adam DeMarco of the D.C. National Guard testified ...
Tags: News, Washington Post, Npr, Donald Trump, Protesters, Defense Department, Trump, National Guard, St John s Church, DeMarco, House Natural Resources Committee, Lafayette Square, Cristina Cabrera, George Floyd, D C National Guard, Photo-op


Feds Considered Removing Peaceful Protesters With Heat Lamp For Trump’s Photo-Op

The top brass at the Defense Department’s military police force in the D.C. region considered using a heat lamp as part of efforts to remove peaceful protesters in Lafayette Square to make way for President Donald Trump’s infamous photo-op in June, according to a whistleblower at the D.C. National Guard. Per written testimony to the House Natural Resources Committee on August 28 first obtained by NPR and the Washington Post on Wednesday, Major Adam DeMarco of the D.C. National Guard testified...
Tags: News, Washington Post, Npr, Donald Trump, Protesters, Defense Department, Trump, National Guard, St John s Church, DeMarco, House Natural Resources Committee, Lafayette Square, Cristina Cabrera, George Floyd, D C National Guard, Photo-op


U.S. Troops Asked About Using 'Heat Ray' Weapon Against Protesters, According to Whistleblower

Federal troops in Washington, D.C. considered using high-tech weapons, including sound cannons and so-called “heat rays,” against protesters outside the White House in June, according to sworn testimony from a whistleblower with the D.C. National Guard. The new evidence was obtained by both NPR and the Washington Post…Read more...
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National Guard major: Military police asked about using 'heat ray' against DC protesters

Developed by the military as a crowd dispersal tool, the ADS has largely been abandoned amid doubt of its effectiveness and ethical questions.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Federal officers stockpiled semi-automatic rifles and tried to obtain a controversial 'heat ray' ahead of tear-gassing protesters for Trump's photo-op, a whistleblower says

Members of the DC National Guard, U.S. Park Police and U.S. Secret Service watch from Lafayette Park as demonstrators gather to protest the death of George Floyd on June 2, 2020. Alex Brandon/AP Federal law enforcement officers stocked up on semi-automatic rifles hours before forcefully clearing protesters from Lafayette Square in Washington, DC, according to whistleblower testimony obtained by The Washington Post. Officers also unsuccessfully sought to obtain a controversial "heat ray" th...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington Post, White House, US, Trends, Department Of Defense, Missouri, Washington Dc, Tennessee, New York Times, Ads, Homeland Security, Secret Service, Npr, Dc


Federal officers stockpiled semiautomatic rifles and tried to obtain a controversial 'heat ray' ahead of tear-gassing protesters for Trump's photo op, a whistleblower says

Members of the DC National Guard, the US Park Police, and the US Secret Service at Lafayette Park on June 2 as demonstrators gathered to protest the death of George Floyd. Alex Brandon/AP Federal law-enforcement officers stocked up on semiautomatic rifles hours before forcefully clearing protesters from Lafayette Square in Washington, DC, according to whistleblower testimony obtained by The Washington Post. Officers also unsuccessfully sought to obtain a controversial "heat ray" that can c...
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Military police weighed using 'heat ray' to burn skin of D.C. protesters at Trump church photo op in June

Remember that Trump photo op in front of St. John's Church in Lafayette Square in DC, on June 1st, where American citizens were tear-gassed? Military police were also considering using what is described as a heat ray to burn the skin of people protesting the killing of George Floyd on that day. Previously, the heat ray has been aimed against undocumented immigrants at the U.S. border with Mexico. They decided on tear gas, a chemical weapon, to clear pro-Black Lives Matter demonstrators fr...
Tags: Post, Human Rights, News, Washington Post, Washington, Mexico, US news, Npr, Dc, Customs, Trump, Border Protection, National Guard, St John s Church, DeMarco, Lafayette Square


The Latest: National Guard headed to Pensacola area

Authorities in Pensacola, Florida, say 200 National Guard members will be arriving Thursday in response to Hurricane Sally, which hit the Gulf Coast with wind and drenching rains that have caused flooding. Sally lumbered ashore Wednesday morning near the Florida-Alabama line as Category 2 hurricane with 105 mph (165 kph) winds and rain measured in feet, not inches. PENSACOLA, Fla. — Several boats docked at a pier in Pensacola, Florida, have sunk as Sally moved over the Gulf Coast.
Tags: News, Gulf Coast, Pensacola, Sally, National Guard, Pensacola Florida, Pensacola Fla, Florida Alabama


Summit County Officials Conduct Second Mass Coronavirus Testing

Summit County Public Health officials held their second coronavirus mass testing event over the weekend – with expanded capacity thanks to the Ohio National Guard. Cars were lined up for at least a mile as testing began outside of Chapel Hill Mall on Saturday morning. It comes two days after the county was upgraded to Level 3 on the state's public health advisory system. Health Commissioner Donna Skoda says that increase is coming from a number of sources. “It’s not the long-term facilities anym...
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Venezuelan media name alleged U.S. spy arrested near refinery complex

Pro-government media in Venezuela on Sunday named an alleged U.S. spy who President Nicolas Maduro said was captured last week near the country's largest oil refinery complex. Outlets close to the ruling Socialist Party identified the detainee as a former marine, John Heath Mattew, and said he was arrested on Thursday with three other people including a sergeant major in Venezuela's National Guard as they drove between Falcon and Zulia states in northwestern Venezuela. Ultimas Noticias newspap...
Tags: News, Iraq, Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, Falcon, National Guard, Socialist Party, Zulia, John Heath Mattew, Venezuela Ultimas Noticias


Farmers hold out at Mexican dam as tensions build

Hundreds of farmers continued to hold a remote dam in northern Mexico Friday as President Andrés Manuel López Obrador tried to explain to the country why water must be released to the United States under an international treaty. Concern was building that if the farmers refuse to budge, the National Guard would be sent in again and there could be violence. Overnight, power to the La Boquilla dam site in Chihuahua was cut and there were reports that cell phone service there had also dropped, mak...
Tags: News, Mexico, United States, National Guard, Chihuahua, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, La Boquilla


Inside the National Guard's Daring Rescue of Hundreds from a California Wildfire

Two helicopter aircrews pulled more than 214 people from encircling fires last weekend.
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'Shock, grief, pain and dismay': 3 National Guard members killed in Tennessee plane crash

The plane took off from the Warren County airport and crashed in a nearby field, National Transportation Safety Board spokesman Peter Knudson said.
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'Shock, grief, pain and dismay': 3 National Guard members killed in Tennessee plane crash

The plane took off from the Warren County airport and crashed in a nearby field, National Transportation Safety Board spokesman Peter Knudson said.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Tennessee, Usa Today, National Transportation Safety Board, National Guard, Warren County, Peter Knudson


College Coach Busted for Driveway Party in COVID Crisis Zone

The college town of Pullman, Washington, is in the midst of a COVID-19 crisis. It has one of the highest per capita infection rates in the country; the National Guard was called in to help with testing; and Washington State University asked students to stay on campus last weekend to avoid spreading the virus.And yet, last Friday, more than two dozen people gathered in the driveway of WSU Head Women’s Basketball Coach Kamie Ethridge’s house for what she later described to police as a “mini block ...
Tags: News, White House, Idaho, National Guard, Pullman, Jay Inslee, WSU, Whitman County, Washington State University, Pullman Washington, Brian Jenkins, Ethridge, Kamie Ethridge, College Coach Busted for Driveway Party, COVID Crisis Zone, WSU Head Women 's Basketball


California wildfires: Helicopter crews airlift at least 148 more who were trapped by Creek Fire

Helicopter crews on Tuesday airlifted at least 148 people who'd been trapped by the fast-moving Creek Fire in California's Sierra National Forest, the state's National Guard said, as other wildfires rage in the Golden State and weather conditions threaten even more.
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California faces 'extraordinary' challenge amid historic wildfires, governor says – live updates

At least 22 wildfires are destroying record acreage, with more than 60 awaiting evacuation by helicopter from Sierra national forest 8.26pm BST Newsom said 150 additional people were evacuated this morning from the Creek Fire. There are ongoing rescue efforts there, after more than 200 people and more than 10 pets were evacuated on Monday night. The fast-moving fire encircled popular vacation spots before many could leave, requiring a number of rescue flights by the National Guard. As of Tue...
Tags: California, US news, Wildfires, Sierra, Gavin Newsom, National Guard, Newsom


Helicopters airlift dozens trapped by Creek Fire

Helicopter crews on Tuesday airlifted at least 78 people who'd been trapped by the fast-moving Creek Fire in California's Sierra National Forest, the state's National Guard said, as other wildfires rage in the Golden State and weather conditions threaten even more.
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California wildfires: Helicopter crews airlift at least 78 more who were trapped by Creek Fire

Helicopter crews on Tuesday airlifted at least 78 people who'd been trapped by the fast-moving Creek Fire in California's Sierra National Forest, the state's National Guard said, as other wildfires rage in the Golden State and weather conditions threaten even more.
Tags: California, Cnn, National Guard, Golden State, Sierra National Forest


California wildfires: Helicopter crews rescue at least 35 more who were trapped by Creek Fire

Helicopter crews have rescued at least 35 more people who'd been trapped by the fast-moving Creek Fire in California's Sierra National Forest, the state's National Guard said Tuesday, as numerous wildfires rage in the Golden State and weather conditions threaten more.
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Human Capital: Workers are upset about labor practices, and Amazon and Apple are on the defensive

Happy Labor Day and welcome back to Human Capital, where we unpack the latest in tech labor, and diversity, equity and inclusion. Human Capital will soon be available as a newsletter. Sign up here so you don’t miss it when it drops! This week, we’re looking at Pinterest’s newest edition to its DEI team, a California bill that seeks to increase racial diversity at the board level, Amazon’s messy week and a court decision forcing Apple to pay its workers for time spent in security screenings. B...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, TC, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Pinterest, Labor, California, New York City, US, Tech, Diversity, Bloomberg, Chicago, Williams, Airbnb


The biggest police union in the US just endorsed Trump for president

NYPD Police officers listen as Police Benevolent Association of the City of New York President Pat Lynch and representatives from other NYPD and law enforcement unions holds a news conference at the Icahn Stadium parking lot on June 9, 2020 to address the "current anti-law enforcement environment." in New York. TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP via Getty Images The largest police union in the US endorsed President Trump for President on Friday. The move aligns with Trump's messaging that he is the "pre...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Washington, New York City, US, Trends, Joe Biden, John Mccain, Portland Oregon, Biden, Law And Order, Donald Trump, Black Lives Matter, Trump, National Guard


2 maps reveal the hotspots driving Mexico's worsening violence

A police investigator takes notes at a crime scene where a man was gunned down by unknown assailants outside a garage in Mexico City, February 12, 2020. REUTERS/Luis Cortes So far in 2020, 22 of Mexico's 32 states have seen a decrease in homicides, but the country as a whole has seen a 1% increase. That upward trend is driven by a few violent hotspots: Five states have over 30 homicides per 100,000 population and an increase of more than 10% this year, according to James Bosworth, author o...
Tags: Mexico, Trends, Analysis, Sonora, Central America, Zacatecas, Guanajuato, Baja California, Reuters, El Chapo, Sinaloa, Jalisco, National Guard, MichoacAn, San Luis Potosi, Calderon