Rising Tensions and Storms Across US: NYC Police on High Alert, VA Murder Charges, CA Flooding
- Police are on high alert in New York and Washington, D.C. amid the potential to indict former President Donald Trump
- Trump predicted he would be arrested today but this has not happened
- NYPD officers have been ordered to be in uniform and ready for deployment in case of protests
- Trump is accused of fraudulently accounting for a hush money payment to Stormy Daniels and a grand jury will reconvene tomorrow to consider evidence
- In Virginia, seven deputies and three hospital workers have been charged with murder after disturbing video showed them restraining and piling onto a 28 year old man until he stopped breathing
- California is being hit by another storm system with heavy rains, high winds and the potential for more flooding.
Regional High Winds, California Floods, LA Teacher Strike, China-Russia Tensions, Japan-Ukraine Relations: Global Storm of Change
- 33 million people are under high wind alerts across the region
- 17 million face flood alerts in Tulare County with mandatory evacuations forcing thousands of families out of their homes
- California has experienced 12th atmospheric River storm since January, dumping up to 10 inches of rain and eroding riverbanks causing dangerous water rescues and putting pressure on levees and infrastructure
- LA school system, the country’s second largest, shut down today as tens of thousands of workers went on strike for higher pay
- China’s Xi Jinping sent economic aid to Russia and invited Putin to Beijing during a crucial meeting in Moscow
- Japan’s Prime Minister was in Ukraine today adding to the escalating global tensions.
DEA Seizes 50 Million Fentanyl Pills, California Passes Tylers Law, Urgent Warning Issued for Xylazine
- DEA issues an urgent warning about xylazine
- California becomes the first state to require hospitals to test for fentanyl in drug screenings
- Julie found purpose advocating for legislation in California, Tyler’s Law, requiring a 6-test be added specifically for fentanyl
- 50 million fentanyl pills masquerading as regulated medication seized by DEA
- Testing essential for overdose patients, cost of 75 cents per test could save lives
- Basketball fans remember NBA Legend Willis Reed.