From our friends at ABC News: Another round of companies on Friday announced plans to sever ties with the National Rifle Associates, following the shooting massacre last week at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in South Florida that left 17 staff and students dead. One of the first companies that said it would cut ties with the lobbying group was First National Bank of Omaha, which announced Thursday that it would not renew a co-branded Visa credit card with the NRA. A slew of other companies -- including Met Life Inc., Hertz Corp., and Best Western -- followed suit, and announced plans to terminate special discounts and benefits for NRA members. And as petitions circulate online urging companies to #BoycottNRA, the pressure to disassociate from the NRA is growing. #BoycottNRA ha...
From our friends at ABC News: Kent Whitaker spent years petitioning for his son's clemency and said he forgave his son for killing his familyOriginal Article Visit our friends at ABC News
From our friends at ABC News: As Bart Whitaker fled to Mexico under an alias, cops found evidence he may have planned his family's murder two years earlier.Original Article Visit our friends at ABC News
From our friends at ABC News: Bart Whitaker confessed he tried to have his family killed more than once and that he wanted "revenge for being alive."Original Article Visit our friends at ABC News
From our friends at ABC News: Police warn Bart Whitaker's father Kent Whitaker that they believe his son was behind the family's murder plot.Original Article Visit our friends at ABC News
From our friends at ABC News: Bart Whitaker said he had himself shot as part of his plan, saying, "It was to distance me from the guilt."Original Article Visit our friends at ABC News
From our friends at ABC News: Kent Whitaker and his wife Tricia had gone to dinner with their sons Kevin and Bart to celebrate Bart's college graduation.Original Article Visit our friends at ABC News
From our friends at ABC News: PlayMike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP The female tipster close to accused Florida high school shooter Nikolas Cruz told the FBI Cruz was "going to explode," according to a transcript of the Jan. 5 call more than a month before the shooting obtained by ABC News. Interested in Florida School Shooting? Add Florida School Shooting as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Florida School Shooting news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Florida School Shooting Add Interest "It’s so much and I know he’s – he’s going to explode," the woman said. The five-page transcript of the call obtained by ABC News detailed what had been reported the FBI knew about Cruz before he killed 17 students and teachers at his former scho
From our friends at ABC News: The woman was taken into custody and was arrested before in 2016 for trying to get on the White House grounds.Original Article Visit our friends at ABC News
From our friends at ABC News: An 18-year-old lioness at the Oklahoma City Zoo is puzzling zoologists after she mysteriously sprouted a mane. In late 2017, caretakers noticed that Bridget the African lion, a "beloved" longtime resident of the Oklahoma City Zoo, began to grow the extra hair around her neck and head, Gretchen Cole, an associate veterinarian at the zoo, told ABC News. "After a while, it became obvious to everybody that Bridget was developing something a little different," Cole said. Curious veterinarians do not yet know what the cause for the "exceptionally rare" growth is but were able to take a blood sample from Bridget's tail without placing her under anesthesia after her caretakers spent several days training her to position it to t...