Human Rights

Law enforcement investigators exit Club Q.

Defense: Colorado Gay Club Shooting Suspect Is Nonbinary

The motive in the shooting is still under investigation, but authorities said the suspect faces possible murder and hate crime charges.

 | AP

A row of books is shown.

Michigan Town's Only Library May Close After Battle Over LGBTQ+ Books

Many residents of Jamestown, Michigan depend on the town's library to homeschool children, but that resource is set to run out of money.

 | Meg Hilling

In this image from video provided UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central, Club Q shooting survivor Ed Sanders talks

Witnesses Recount Horrifying 6 Minutes Of Club Q Shooting

Just before midnight, witnesses say the gunman entered the Colorado Springs nightclub wearing a military-style jacket and carrying two guns.

 | Briana Koeneman

England's Harry Kane wears a black armband with a sign "No discrimination."

FIFA, Qatar Spark World Cup Controversy Over Arm Band Restrictions

Some World Cup players planned to wear arm bands in support of LGBTQ rights, but Qatar and FIFA quashed them.

 | Ben Schamisso

Newsy's Adi Guajardo talks with Xavier Kraus.

Former Neighbor Recalls Colorado Suspect's Comments On Gay People

A former neighbor of the man suspected of killing five and injured more at a Colorado Springs gay bar discusses his experiences with the suspect.

 | Adi Guajardo

A makeshift display of bouquets of flowers are on display in Colorado Springs.

LGBTQ Groups Link Colorado Shooting To Rising Anti-Gay Politics

Groups like GLAAD and Equality Texas say there's a connection between the rise in anti-LGBTQ legislation and a rise in violence against the community.

 | Jamal Andress

Police tape blocks off Club Q, the site of a mass shooting, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Club Q Suspect Now Facing Hate Charges For Colorado Nightclub Shooting

Investigators have filed murder and hate crime charges in connection with the mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs.

 | Axel Turcios

Freight train cars and containers.

U.S. Supply Chain Under Threat As Unions, Railroads Clash

The head of the Association of American Railroads said a looming strike could cause a "$2 billion a day hit to our economy."

 | AP

A Colorado Springs Community Service vehicle is parked near the gay nightclub in Colorado Springs where people were killed..

Colorado Springs Mass Shooting Suspect May Have Been Known To Police

Club Q is already calling this a "hate attack," but by Sunday night there were new questions about the suspect’s previous interactions with police.

 | Clayton Sandell

Flowers and a sign reading "love over hate" lay near a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colo., Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022.

Colorado Patrons Stop Gunman Who Killed At Least 5 At LGBTQ+ Nightclub

While the motive is under investigation, the attack on Club Q happened during Transgender Awareness Week, raising questions about hate crimes.

 | Adi Guajardo

A help wanted sign.

Fewer Americans Filed For Jobless Benefits Last Week

Applications for jobless claims for the week ending Nov. 12 fell by 4,000 to 222,000 from 226,000 the previous week, the Labor Department reported.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Screenshot taken from Camden County Detention Center surveillance video of jailers beating detainee Jarrett Hobbs.

Attorneys Demand Charges For Guards Involved In Detainee’s Beating

The local District Attorney called for the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to look into the incident.

 | Jamal Andress

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer

Same-Sex Marriage Legislation Clears Key Senate Hurdle

Senate Democrats are quickly moving to pass the bill while the party still controls the House.

 | AP and Stephanie Liebergen

In Real Life: Homeless Hero

In Real Life: Homeless Hero

This film offers an in-depth look at the homelessness crisis on America’s streets, with valuable perspective from people experiencing homelessness.

 | Sam Eaton and Luke Piotrowski and John Stish

Amazon Logo.

Jewish Organizations Urge Amazon To Remove Antisemitic Documentary

Celebrities and Jewish groups are urging Amazon to stop selling the book and film 'Hebrews to Negroes: Wake Up Black America.'

 | Stephanie Sandoval

Ben Stern Rally Against Hatred in Berkeley, CA.

101-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Still Working To Fight Antisemitism

Ben Stern lived through nine concentration camps and two death marches.

 | Diana Zito

Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving

Nike Splits With Kyrie Irving Amid Antisemitism Fallout

Kyrie Irving has had a signature line with Nike since 2014.

 | AP

Man stands outside a synagogue.

Official: Man Who Made New Jersey Synagogue Threat Has Been Identified

The man, whose identity was not released, was questioned by law enforcement and no longer poses a danger to the community.

 | AP

NBA Brooklyn Nets player Kyrie Irving

Nets' Kyrie Irving Apologizes For Antisemitic Post After Suspension

The NBA player was suspended without pay for at least five games by the Nets after posting a link to an antisemitic video on Twitter.

 | Scripps News Staff

Police officers stand outside a synagogue.

FBI Warns Of 'Broad' Threat To Synagogues In New Jersey

The FBI's Newark office issued a statement urging synagogues to "take all security precautions to protect your community and facility."

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

A tweet from California Rep. Karen Bass shows an antisemitic display on a Los Angeles highway overpass.

Antisemitic Reports Still Rising In Los Angeles After Ye's Comments

Experts fear antisemitic comments from Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, have sparked hate groups in the U.S., specifically Los Angeles.

 | James Packard

Former Minneapolis police officer J. ALexander Kueng

Ex-Cop J. Alexander Kueng Pleads Guilty In George Floyd Killing

J. Alexander Kueng is the second officer to plead guilty to the state charge, following Thomas Lane, who pleaded guilty earlier this year.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff and Jamal Andress

Dylan Brandt speaks at a news conference outside the federal courthouse in Little Rock, Arkansas

Landmark Trial Begins Over Arkansas' Ban On Transgender Youth Care

The temporarily blocked law prohibits doctors from providing gender-confirming hormone treatment, puberty blockers or surgery to anyone under 18.

 | AP

Woman shops at a grocery store.

U.S. Producer Inflation Rose To 8.5% In September

New economic data from the Labor Department will likely lead to another interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve in November.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Baker Jack Phillips.

Colorado Baker Challenges Ruling Over Gender Transition Cake

Jack Phillips is challenging a ruling that he violated state discrimination law for refusing to make a gender transition cake for a transgender woman.

 | AP

Jude Smith playing her guitar

Finding Hope Through A Different Approach To Mental Health Care

Charlie Health provides virtual intensive outpatient treatments for people struggling with mental health.

 | Axel Turcios

Home for sale.

U.S. Long-Term Mortgage Rates Increase For 6th Straight Week

The average 30-year mortgage rate spiked to 6.70% from 6.29% last week according to mortgage buyer Freddie Mac. One year ago, the rate was 3.01%.

 | AP

Demonstrators move along Interstate 225 after stopping traffic during a rally and march over the death of Elijah McClain.

Amended Autopsy: Black Man Died Due To Sedative, Restraint

Despite the finding, the death of Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old massage therapist, was still listed as undetermined, not a homicide.

 | AP

Officials walk past images of illegal drugs outside the Edward R. Roybal Federal Building

U.S. Schools Will Now Carry Overdose Medication

Los Angeles public schools will stock campuses with the overdose reversal drug naloxone in the aftermath of a student’s death.

 | James Packard

Former Minneapolis Police Officer Thomas Lane

Ex-Cop Lane Gets 3 Years In Plea Deal For Role In George Floyd's Death

Judge Peter Cahill accepted the plea agreement, saying he would sentence Lane below the guidelines because he accepted responsibility.

 | AP