National News for 1/20/17

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Video: Georgia residents without mail for months due to broken community mailboxes

Video: Georgia residents without mail for months due to broken community mailboxes

COBB COUNTY, Ga. – Residents in a Cobb County apartment complex say they haven’t received mail in their community mailboxes in months. The boxes belong to The Cornerstone Group, owners of Kingsley Village In Austell. Renters say the  postal service will not leave mail in the unsecured boxes. Resident Sheila Tucker says that’s just not right. […]

Mexican Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’ Headed to US to Face Charges

Mexican Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’ Headed to US to Face Charges

(Courthouse News) – 1/19/17 – Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman-Loera has been extradited to the United States, where he will face six separate indictments for his leadership role in the Sinaloa cartel, federal prosecutors said on Thursday. For years, Guzman has evaded authorities looking to arrest him as the suspected leader of an […]

Texas Tells Judge Why It Should Kill Planned Parenthood Funding

AUSTIN (Courthouse News) – 1/19/17 – Texas officials told a federal judge Wednesday they should be allowed to eliminate $4 million in Planned Parenthood’s annual Medicaid funding, though they acknowledged they have no evidence that its doctors have altered an abortion procedure to procure fetal tissue for research. U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks told the state’s attorneys Tuesday that […]

Don’t Tell Us How to Hunt, Alaska Tells Washington

Don’t Tell Us How to Hunt, Alaska Tells Washington

ANCHORAGE (Courthouse News) – 1/19/17 – Alaska sued the United States for telling it how its subsistence hunters and trappers can hunt bear, caribou and wolves on its 100 million acres of federal land. “Alaskans depend on wildlife for food,” the state’s attorney general said, and Washington cannot “control Alaskans’ way of life and how Alaskans […]

Video: Virginia Beach Mail Mess

Video: Virginia Beach Mail Mess

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Several residents of a Virginia Beach neighborhood say days go by with no mail at all and packages show up days late. “It’s kind of become the neighborhood joke like, ‘Did you get mail today?”’ Kidding aside, Shannon Dodd says mail deliveries are a surprising treat lately, instead of routine. “Recently, […]

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