LAS VEGAS (AP) - MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from its Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las Vegas. The company argues in lawsuits filed in Nevada, California, New York and other states this week and last that it has "no liability of any kind" to survivors or families of slain victims under a federal law enacted after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Wet and muddy from their trek across the Mexican border, immigrant children say they sat or lay on the cold, concrete floor of the immigration holding centers where they were taken. It was hard to sleep with lights shining all night and guards kicking their feet, they say. They were hungry, after being given what they say were frozen sandwiches and smelly food.
Well, the heat is on! The hottest days of the summer are still to come later in the week. However, there's a slight weakness in the atmosphere that could generate a few showers on Wednesday in our area.
Tyler Together is a movement, we're told to help unite Tyler. By reminding people race relations are still an important topic. One that they claim can change the way the people of Tyler relate to one another.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Texas prisoner was executed Tuesday evening for the fatal shooting of a San Antonio convenience store owner after courts turned down appeals that the state parole board improperly rejected the inmate's clemency request because he's black.