Two planes collide in midair at California airport causing ‘multiple fatalities’

Two planes collided midair at a California airport on Thursday afternoon causing “multiple fatalities”, according to officials. The accident took place on Thursday afternoon at the Watsonville Municipal Airport in Watsonville, California, a town of just more than 50,000 people located on Monterey Bay roughly 50 miles south of San Jose. “Multiple agencies responded to … Read more

Judge appears willing to unveil some of Mar-a-Lago affidavit

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday ordered the Justice Department to put forward proposed redactions as he committed to making public at least part of the affidavit supporting the search warrant to form President Donald Trump’s estate in Florida. US Magistrate Judge Bruce Reinhart said that under the law, it … Read more

Body from Montrose Harbor ID’d as Francisco Gonzalez, is not person missing from Chicago ‘Playpen,’ officials say

CHICAGO (WLS) — A body has been pulled from Montrose Harbor, hours after a person went missing in the water in Chicago’s “Playpen” area of ​​Lake Michigan Wednesday night, according to CPD. The body of a 38-year-old Chicago man was discovered in the 200-block of West Montrose Drive just after 12:20 am Thursday. Chicago fire … Read more

Judge suggests portions of Trump search affidavit could “presumptively be unsealed”

The federal magistrate judge who authorized the FBI search warrant of former President Donald Trump’s Florida residence said he could release portions of the underlying affidavit to the public, pending proposed redactions by federal prosecutors. Judge Bruce Reinhart said Thursday he was “not prepared to find the affidavit should be fully sealed,” during a court … Read more

Former Trump officials say his claim of ‘standing order’ to declassify is nonsense

But 18 former top Trump administration officials tell CNN they never heard any such order issued during their time working for Trump, and that they believe the claim to be patently false. Several officials laughed at the notion. One senior administration official called it “bullsh*t.” Two of Trump’s former chiefs of staff went on the … Read more

Watsonville plane crash: ‘Multiple casualties’ reported after two planes collide over California airport, authorities say

A single-engine Cessna 152 and a twin-engine Cessna 340 collided during their final decent into the airport, according to a statement from the Federal Aviation Administration. One person was on board the Cessna 152 and two people were on board the Cessna 340, the FAA statement said. No one was injured on the ground, the … Read more

Fla. Govt. DeSantis’s new election crimes unit makes its first arrests

Comment on this story How FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the first arrests made by the state’s new elections police force Thursday: Twenty people previously incarcerated for murder or sexual assault who he said had illegally voted in the 2020 election. The GOP-led Florida legislature passed a bill creating the Office … Read more

Florida man who died after eating raw oysters had drugs in system

A south Florida man who died after eating raw oysters last month had several drugs in his system, including fentanyl and cocaine, according to a medical examiner’s report. Roger “Rocky” Pinckney also tested positive for cannabis, oxycodone, and opiates after his death on July 31, according to the Broward County Medical Examiner, WTVJ reported. Along … Read more

‘Multiple fatalities’ reported after 2 small planes collide mid-air at California airport, city officials say

“Multiple fatalities” were reported after two small planes collided mid-air at a California airport on Thursday, officials said. The crash occurred shortly before 3 pm local time at the Watsonville Municipal Airport in Watsonville, an agricultural area located about 50 miles south of San Jose, officials said. The two planes were attempting to land when … Read more

Pennsylvania Senate race drifts to Dem-leaning from ‘toss-up’ as Fetterman, Oz, do battle online

Comment on this story How In Pennsylvania’s contentious Senate race, Democratic nominee Lt. Gov. John Fetterman is hitting his Republican rival, Mehmet Oz, where he lives. Fetterman took aim Wednesday at the number of houses Oz owns, using the celebrity doctor and TV personality’s 10-property portfolio to paint him as a wealthy carpetbagger who is … Read more