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Carson stadium supporters deliver 40 boxes of petitions

CARSON — Declaring victory in its signature drive to expedite approval of a proposed stadium that could house the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders, a group of community and business leaders delivered 40 boxes of petitions to Carson City Hall March 28. Members of Carson2gether said they have collected more than 15,000 signatures from Read More…

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Afghan president warns Congress about threat posed by Islamic State

WASHINGTON — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is warning members of Congress that the Islamic State poses a “terrible threat” to his country and others in its region. The terror group is sending its members to southern and western Afghanistan to “test for vulnerabilities,” Ghani told a joint meeting of the House and Senate on Tuesday Read More…

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Jesse Jackson Jr. to be released from prison Thursday

WASHINGTON — Former congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. is set to be released Thursday from prison, and transferred to a Washington, D.C., halfway house, friend and former Rep. Patrick Kennedy told CNN. Jackson has been serving his 30-month sentence at a federal prison camp in Montgomery, Alabama, for the past year, said Kennedy, who visited Jackson Read More…