Unionized Grocery Store Workers Brace for Possible Strike

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Possible Grocery Store Strike for workers at grocery chains Albertsons, Ralphs and Vons, (PhotoWeek)

Unionized Grocery Store Workers Brace for Possible Strike

In Southern California workers at grocery chains Albertsons, Ralphs and Vons have voted to strike if negotiations on a new contract break down next month. Unionized employees have been working under a three-year contract that expired in March. The United Food and Commercial Union says the possibility of striking gives them leverage. But there could be dangers on both sides if the strike happens.
Reporter:  Larry Buhl

For Now-Supreme Court Blocks Citizenship Question in 2020 Census

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected - for now - President Trump's efforts to place a citizenship question on the Census 2020. The case now goes back to a lower court for another review.  Chief Justice John Roberts said, in short, that evidence of how the idea was hatched tells a different story than the explanation the administration provided. Host Lily Jamiali speaks with  Supervisor Wilma Chan, from Alameda County.

Learning More About Oscar Ramirez's Dream of Coming to the U.S.

We are learning more about  the gripping image of two migrants from El Salvador of Oscar Ramirez and his 23-month-old daughter Valeria who drowned trying to cross the border into the United States. Associated Press reporter, Peter Orsi, in Mexico City has more details the Ramirez family.

Former USC Gynecologist Arrested on Sexual Abuse Charges

Los Angeles police have arrested former USC gynecologist, George Tyndall. He is charged with sexually abusing 16 women during medical appointments between 2009 and 2016. Police began investigating Tyndall over a year ago, after hundreds of women came forward saying he’d sexually assaulted them.
Reporter: Adolfo Guzman-Lopez

Napa State Hospital Police Officer Severely Injures Patient

Hospital police are supposed to be specially trained in de-escalating these kinds of situations when patients are agitated or even making threats. But instead of calming down a situation involving a severe bi-polar patient, a Napa hospital police officer escalated things when he decided to tackle the patient from behind.
Reporter: Alex Emslie