Humor

Abbott Elementary Creator Quinta Brunson Finds Humor and Heart in the Classroom – Up News Info

Abbott Elementary School Creator and showrunner Quinta Brunson plays second-grade teacher Janine Teagues in the mockumentary.Image credit: Gilles Mingasson In the new sitcom Abbott Elementary, Quinta Brunson stars as a rookie second-grade teacher at an underfunded, majority-black public elementary school in Philadelphia. Brunson, who is also the series’ creator and showrunner, says she crafted the […]

Humor

Abbott Elementary Creator Quinta Brunson Finds Humor and Heart in the Classroom

In the new sitcom Abbott Elementary, Quinta Brunson stars as a rookie second-grade teacher at an underfunded, majority-black public elementary school in Philadelphia. Brunson, who is also the series’ creator and showrunner, says she crafted the mockumentary with her mother in mind. The fictional Abbott Elementary is exactly the type of school Brunson’s mother taught […]

Guns

5th graders learn to shoot guns in a Wyoming school gymnasium

A school district in Wyoming has released photos of 5th and 6th graders shooting air rifles at targets in a school gymnasium. Screenshot of Hot Springs County School District #1 Facebook post. A school district in Wyoming recently used a gymnasium as a shooting range, training fifth- and sixth-grade students in marksmanship during physical education. […]

Guns

Biden admin announces crackdown on illegal ghost guns

The Biden administration has announced its intention to crack down on illegal ghost weapons and gun trafficking along the East Coast’s “iron pipeline” – just in time for the president’s visit to New York on Thursday to discuss rising gun violence. President Biden is expected to address the new effort when he and Attorney General […]

Guns

‘Boogaloo Boys’ supporter Kurt Therkelsen gets 4 years in New York ‘ghost guns’ case

A supporter of the far-right “Boogaloo” movement was sentenced to four years behind bars on Tuesday for making “ghost guns” at an East Village Airbnb. Kurt Therkelsen, 40, pleaded guilty in December to third-degree criminal possession of a weapon after he was caught with two untraceable firearms made from parts purchased online, the office said. […]

Guns

Bill would sue parents for allowing children access to firearms | Local News

The August shooting death of a 13-year-old Albuquerque boy by one of his classmates prompted a bill before the Legislature to hold gun owners accountable if their guns fall into the hands of children. The Bennie Hargrove gun safety law, named after the student killed in the shooting at his downtown Albuquerque school, would make […]