Three Amtrak passengers were killed and nearly 50 were left injured after a train bound for Seattle derailed. The incident happened in North Central Montana on Saturday when at least eight cars went off the tracks.
A GOP lawmaker has called out Democrats for turning their backs on police reform negotiations. Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) said he’s “deeply disappointed” in his colleagues on the left for repeated calls to defund police.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) signed a bill aiming to keep violent criminals off the street as they wait for trial. He signed the Damon Allen Act on Monday, which mandates that violent criminals can only pay a cash bail and not a personal bond.
Law enforcement in Seattle are at risk of losing their jobs due to the mayor’s new COVID vaccine mandate. According to Seattle’s Jason Rantz radio show on Monday, more than 200 officers either haven’t been vaccinated or have refused to hand over their private medical data.
The Seattle Police Department could soon lose over 200 more officers amid the mayor’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Mayor Jenny Durkan (D) issued the mandate last month, which has required all city workers to be vaccinated by October 18 or be fired.