Press Release Category: US News

3 Hospitalized After Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Helicopter Crash

AZUSA, Calif.—Three people were in the hospital on March 20 from a sheriff’s helicopter crash near the San Gabriel Dam in the Angeles National Forest near Azusa that injured six people. Five of those victims were taken to a hospital, according to Los Angeles County Fire Department dispatcher, but two of the five were not…

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Snack and Drink Portions Being Reduced Due to Rising Inflation

By kundl (Comida Chatarra Uploaded by JohnnyMrNinja) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons Food prices been on the rise across the United States, forcing many food and beverage companies to reduce the content size for their products, as part of a concept called “shrinkflation.” The United States is currently facing its worst inflation rates since…

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Gabby Petito’s Parents Sue Laundrie’s Parents Over Killing

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The parents of Gabby Petito claim in a new Florida lawsuit that Brian Laundrie told his parents he had killed her before he returned home alone from their ill-fated western trip in a converted van. The lawsuit filed Thursday in Sarasota County Circuit Court contends that Laundrie told his parents on Aug. 28…

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PART 2: Wokal Distance: How Woke Ideologues Rig the Rules of Debate

In our previous episode with Wokal Distance, released on February 10th, Wokal Distance explained the underpinnings of woke ideology, including its assertions that there is no absolute truth, and that all claims to truth are warped by power. Now in part two, he breaks down the concept of intersectionality and how woke ideologues rig the…

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Ex-TSA Officer Arrested in Alleged Attempt to Smuggle Meth at LAX

Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, Calif., on Jan 2, 2022. (John Fredricks/The Epoch Times) LOS ANGELES—A former Transportation Security Administration officer was arrested Wednesday on a federal criminal complaint alleging he smuggled what he believed was methamphetamine through Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in exchange for $8,000. Michael Williams, 39, of Hawthorne, is…

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Some Lanes at LAX Close For Construction of Pedestrian Bridge

Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, Calif., on Jan 2, 2022. (John Fredricks/The Epoch Times) LOS ANGELES—Starting on Sunday, the upper/departures and lower/arrivals levels of World Way will be closed at LAX’s Terminal 1 for varying times between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. to facilitate construction of a pedestrian bridge over the roadway, airport…

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Orange County DA Controversy Highlights California Crime Tensions

Commentary As I have previously reported in The Epoch Times, the elections for California attorney general and the county district attorneys are going to be really nasty this year. That always happens when crime goes up. A race to look out for is Orange County’s district attorney. Four years ago, the election pitted longtime incumbent…

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Veteran Journalist Tells Florida Students to ‘Find the Truth to Get Justice’

PUNTA GORDA, Florida–Florida Gulf Coast University journalism students got a glimpse of what it is like to be an investigative reporter on Feb. 16, as they sat listening intently to a 30-year news veteran tell of his experiences while reinforcing the need for investigative journalists. Journalist Jerry Mitchell spent three decades as an investigative reporter…

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56 Human Traffickers Arrested in Orange County Sting Operation

SANTA ANA, Calif.—Fifty-six suspects were arrested in a human trafficking sting operation coordinated in early February, Orange County law enforcement officials announced on Feb. 18. Called “Operation Red Zone,” the arrests included men ages 20 to 55 from both Orange and Los Angeles Counties on charges including human trafficking, pimping and pandering, solicitation for sex, and…

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