LA County Seeking To Compel Psychiatric Exam For Kobe Bryant’s Widow And Others


LOS ANGELES (October 18, 2021) — Los Angeles County is seeking to compel psychiatric evaluations for Kobe Bryant’s widow and others to determine if they truly suffered emotional distress after first responders took and shared graphic photos from the site of the 2020 helicopter crash that killed the basketball star,…

Former President Trump Filed Lawsuit To Block Biden’s Initial Decision To Wave Executive Privilege Related To Jan 6 U.S. Capitol Protest


WASHINGTON (October 18, 2021) — Former President Donald Trump on Monday sought to block the release of documents related to the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection to a congressional committee investigating the attack, challenging President Joe Biden’s initial decision to waive executive privilege. In a federal lawsuit, Trump said the committee’s…

Biden’s Administration To Launch A Strategy To Regulate Toxic Industrial Compounds


WASHINGTON (October 18, 2021) — The Biden administration is launching a strategy to regulate toxic industrial compounds associated with serious health conditions that are used in products ranging from cookware to carpets and firefighting foams. Michael Regan, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, said it is taking a series of…

Port Authority offers more incentives to urge workers to get COVID-19 vaccine


PITTSBURG (October 18, 2021)---Port Authority has amended its vaccination policy to offer more incentives for employees to receive immunization against COVID-19. The new policy, which began Oct. 1, offers employees eligible for the vaccine booster a $100 bonus for getting the shot. If the percentage of active staff members below…

Three Men Charged For The Death of Ahmaud Arbery Jury Selection In The Trial Has Begun In Georgia


BRUNSWICK, Ga. (October 18, 2021) - Jury selection in the trial for  three men charged for the death of Ahmaud Arbery begun Monday. Gregory McMichael, Travis McMichael, and William “Roddie” Bryan all face nine charges, which include malice murder, four counts of felony murder, two counts of aggravated assault, false…