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Newtown moms write letters to Florida families for post-shooting support

"Unfortunately, we're now in a very similar boat," one parent said.

Source: CPNET-works US News Feed | 21 Feb 2018 | 2:40 am CST

WATCH: Lawyer pleads guilty to making false statements to special counsel

Alex Van Der Zwaan "worked closely" with Rick Gates and Paul Manafort, prosecutors say.

Source: CPNET-works US News Feed | 21 Feb 2018 | 2:40 am CST

TSA finds record 104 firearms in one week

The Transportation and Security Administration announced Tuesday it set a weekly record by discovering more than 100 firearms in carry-on bags.

Source: CPNET-works US News Feed | 21 Feb 2018 | 2:40 am CST

WATCH: A study reveals new information about heart attacks and women younger than 55

A man is charged in the death of his newlywed wife after saying she died in a boating accident.

Source: CPNET-works US News Feed | 21 Feb 2018 | 2:40 am CST

Sessions creates cybersecurity task force

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced he is creating a task force to evaluate cybersecurity issues, in particular efforts to undermine U.S. elections.

Source: CPNET-works US News Feed | 21 Feb 2018 | 2:40 am CST

Comfort dogs descend on Florida community after deadly school shooting

Some of the canines have also been to Vegas, Orlando and Sandy Hook.

Source: CPNET-works US News Feed | 21 Feb 2018 | 2:40 am CST

Judge approves shutdown of large California homeless camp

Authorities are being allowed to shut down a large homeless encampment in Southern California and moving hundreds of tent-dwellers into motel rooms

Source: CPNET-works US News Feed | 21 Feb 2018 | 2:40 am CST

WATCH: Survivors of the Florida high school shooting travel to Tallahassee

Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school are fighting for stricter gun control.

Source: CPNET-works US News Feed | 21 Feb 2018 | 2:40 am CST

School shooting suspect was fascinated by talk of guns: School records

Nikolas Cruz, 19, was arrested after the Valentine's Day mass shooting.

Source: CPNET-works US News Feed | 21 Feb 2018 | 2:40 am CST

3M settles waterway contamination lawsuit for $850M

Manufacturing company 3M will pay $850 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the state of Minnesota accusing the company of polluting local waterways.

Source: CPNET-works US News Feed | 21 Feb 2018 | 2:40 am CST

WATCH: Tornado damages homes in Texas as ice storms kill at least 6 on the roads

Record highs were expected on the East Coast as a winter storm crawled across the U.S.

Source: CPNET-works US News Feed | 21 Feb 2018 | 2:40 am CST

Survivors of school massacre take their 'Never Again' fight to Florida capital

Students who survived a school massacre are taking their fight on the road.

Source: CPNET-works US News Feed | 21 Feb 2018 | 2:40 am CST

Police arrest Vegas man suspected in attacks on homeless men

Authorities have arrested the gunman that police in Las Vegas say is responsible for fatally shooting two homeless men, wounding a third and shooting a fourth man north of the city earlier this year

Source: CPNET-works US News Feed | 21 Feb 2018 | 2:40 am CST

Brendan Dassey lawyers ask Supreme Court to take case

The legal team for Brendan Dassey has filed a petition Supreme Court

Source: CPNET-works US News Feed | 21 Feb 2018 | 2:40 am CST

Illinois man who died in Yellowstone was looking for buried treasure, report finds

An Illinois man who fell to his death in Yellowstone National Park last year was looking for buried treasure, according to a report by park authorities.

Source: CPNET-works US News Feed | 21 Feb 2018 | 2:40 am CST

WATCH: Haunting images show classrooms after deadly Florida school shooting

The Army awarded three junior ROTC cadets killed in the massacre medals of heroism.

Source: CPNET-works US News Feed | 21 Feb 2018 | 2:40 am CST

WATCH: Comfort dogs dispatched to Florida after deadly school shooting

Lutheran Church Charities' goal: to have boots (and paws) on the ground within 24 hours of a tragedy.

Source: CPNET-works US News Feed | 21 Feb 2018 | 2:40 am CST

Texas parole board recommends clemency for man who killed mother, brother

For the first time since 2007, the Texas Parole Board on Tuesday recommended clemency for a prisoner on death row who was convicted of murdering his family.

Source: CPNET-works US News Feed | 21 Feb 2018 | 2:40 am CST

Man seen shoving woman to the ground in alleged road rage incident caught on camera

The man pushed the woman so forcefully she fell onto the snowy median.

Source: CPNET-works US News Feed | 21 Feb 2018 | 2:40 am CST

D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson resigns

Washington D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson resigned Tuesday after attempting to circumvent a lottery to transfer his daughter to another school.

Source: CPNET-works US News Feed | 21 Feb 2018 | 2:40 am CST

Trump says he supports bump stock ban

At a ceremony honoring public safety officers with the Medal of Valor, President Trump said that he supports a ban on bump stock devices that allow semi-automatic rifles to simulate automatic fire.

Source: CPNET-works US News Feed | 21 Feb 2018 | 2:40 am CST

Canadian MPs Take Lobby-Sponsored Trips to Israel

It is no secret to anyone that in the United States, the people are governed by powerful lobby groups. The strength of the National Rifle Association (NRA) is so great that government officials are able to overlook the shooting deaths of countless innocen

Source: CPNET-works US News Feed | 21 Feb 2018 | 2:40 am CST

Trump just ordered the DOJ to consider banning this controversial gun accessory

The White House announced that President Trump ordered Attorney General Jeff Sessions to investigate the possibility of banning “bump stocks,” which are accessories used to increase the speed at which the trigger can be pressed on a rifle. He

Source: CPNET-works US News Feed | 21 Feb 2018 | 2:40 am CST

Justice Clarence Thomas issues a scathing dissent after Supreme Court declines 2nd Amendment case

The U.S. Supreme Court declined Tuesday to hear a Second Amendment challenge to California’s law requiring a 10-day waiting period for new gun purchases. The high court’s refusal let stand a federal appeals court decision that called the

Source: CPNET-works US News Feed | 21 Feb 2018 | 2:40 am CST

Trump moves to ban 'bump stocks'

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he has directed his attorney general to propose changes that would ban so-called bump stocks, which make it easier to fire rounds more quickly.

Source: CPNET-works US News Feed | 21 Feb 2018 | 2:40 am CST

DC school chancellor broke rules he created so his child could be enrolled in top school

City council members are calling for the chancellor of Washington, D.C., schools to resign after he used his position to get his daughter enrolled in one of the district’s top schools, the Washington Post reported. A citywide lottery system gives fa

Source: CPNET-works US News Feed | 21 Feb 2018 | 2:40 am CST

Mueller racks up another guilty plea in the Russian investigation – here’s who it is

Another figure has pleaded guilty in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russian investigation, it was announced Tuesday. Who plead guilty? Alex Van Der Zwaan is a lawyer who is connected to former Trump campaign adviser Rick Gates, who was also a bus

Source: CPNET-works US News Feed | 21 Feb 2018 | 2:40 am CST

Gunman fires at homeowner and misses. Then homeowner pulls out his own gun — and aims much better.

A Dallas man returned home Monday night to find a gunman coming out of his backyard, WFAA-TV reported. Upon seeing the homeowner pull up in his car, the suspect shot at the homeowner through his windshield, the station said. The suspect missed the homeown

Source: CPNET-works US News Feed | 21 Feb 2018 | 2:40 am CST

Charles Krauthammer sends a message about his health to Fox News viewers

Conservative commentator Charles Krauthammer offered a message to viewers of Fox News’ Special Report about his health and his progress in recovery. Here’s the message Krauthammer sent “I’ve updated you several times about the hea

Source: CPNET-works US News Feed | 21 Feb 2018 | 2:40 am CST

Anderson Cooper slams Trump Jr. over ‘sick’ conspiracy theories about Florida shooting

Anderson Cooper slammed Donald Trump Jr. for “liking” a tweet featuring conspiracy theory about one of the survivors of the horrible school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Here’s the segment from CNN: Here’s what Cooper accused Tr

Source: CPNET-works US News Feed | 21 Feb 2018 | 2:40 am CST