California Governor Elected for Fourth Term

California Governor Elected for Fourth Term

California Governor Jerry Brown was reelected for an unprecedented fourth term on Tuesday. Backed by nearly 59 percent of voters, the 76-year-old Democrat easily overtook his challenger, and begins his final term 40 years after he was first elected governor, according to The New York Times. Brown ran no campaign commercials and delayed campaign stops […]

Berkeley Passes Soda Tax

Berkeley Passes Soda Tax

On Tuesday, voters in Berkeley, Calif. overwhelmingly passed Measure D, the nation’s first tax on soda. A CNN report says the law was passed by a 75 percent margin, adding 1 cent per ounce to the cost of every soda in the city, or about 12 cents per can. Support for the measure seemed undeterred […]

Philadelphia Abduction Case Finds New Leads

Philadelphia Abduction Case Finds New Leads

Philadelphia police have found new leads in the abduction case of 22-year-old Carlesha Freeland-Gaither, who disappeared from a Germantown street on Nov. 2, 2014. According to police, Freeland-Gaither’s bank card was used the following day in Maryland. Investigators believe footage from the ATM shows the assailant; however, Chief Inspector Dennis Wilson says they cannot be […]

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