Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve, the USPS expects to deliver a lot of cheer, in the form of roughly 16 billion cards, letters and packages, to more than 155 million U.S. addresses with the help of more than 600,000 employees, 35,000 seasonal employees and 208,000 vehicles. USPS Boise Plant Manager Jim Brenneman takes us inside the Boise Mail Processing Center.
Republican candidate for Senate Roy Moore rode his horse, Sassy, to the polls on Dec. 12 to cast his ballot. “This is a very important race for our country, for our state, and for the future,” Moore said.
A fatal fiery multi-vehicle crash claimed the life of the driver of a FedEx truck on Tuesday on southbound Interstate 435 near the 23rd Street ramp in Kansas City. The driver was killed when he rear-ended a pickup truck, crashed into the guardrail and his truck burst into flames.
Jason Hurst, of Kansas City, made a mailbox shaped like an AT-AT Imperial walker from the “Star Wars” movies. He said he built the metal mailbox several years ago after a drunk driver damaged his previous traditional mailbox. He plans to see the new movie, “The Last Jedi,” which opens in theaters this week.
A Donald Trump-supporting political action committee sent a 12-year-old girl to interview Roy Moore in a set of videos that were first released on December 2. Jennifer Lawrence, from the PAC, says in one recap video they wanted to bring Millie March to show there is a “wide range of people who support Judge Roy Moore.” March, whom Lawrence says has appeared in other videos from the PAC, interviewed Moore and his campaign manager in the videos shared by the group. In the interview, Moore said he supported Trump’s proposed border wall and believes the military could be used to enforce the border. He also says the income tax should be eliminated and consumption should be taxed instead. The interview spans about two minutes and 30 seconds.
A fire at the Overland Towers Apartments, 8580 Farley in Overland Park, left a woman dead and sent two others to area hospitals with smoke inhalation. Claudette Brown describes the scene that scared residents, some who have health and mobility issues.
Inspired by the #MeToo movement and the fall of Harvey Weinstein, three women who previously accused President Donald Trump of sexual assault and harassment have now called on Congress to open an investigation into the president. Trump faced dozens of allegations of sexual-misconduct, which he has denied.
Just like many movements for equal rights in America, the path for women to seek recourse from sexual harassment has been through the courts. But grassroots activism in the 1970s opened the space for a nationwide conversation, and the Civil Rights Movement can be credited for building a legal foundation that feminist legal theorists expanded upon to fight sexual harassment. Many of the first lawsuits were brought by African American women like Mechelle Vinson, whose case led to the Supreme Court’s landmark 1986 ruling that employers could be liable for the sexual harassers who preyed on women at their workplace.
Adam Flowers, 9, received a brand new pair of Nike Air Jordan shoes from Bibb County deputies after he was bullied by a teenage girl in his neighborhood. His grandmother, Carolyn Taylor tells his story.
The Mesa Police Department released body cam footage of former Mesa police officer Philip Brailsford shooting Daniel Shaver, who was unarmed, at a La Quinta Inns & Suites in Mesa, Arizona in 2016. Officers responded to reports of a man pointing a firearm out a window.