Kirk Siegler

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Call Logs Reveal New Details From Orlando Shooting

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

The city of Orlando released hundreds of pages from police and fire communications the day of the nightclub shootings that killed 49 people and injured more than 50 others.


#NPRreads: Drink In These 3 Stories This Weekend

Saturday, June 25, 2016

June 18, 2016 • Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.


Southwest Heat Wave Causes Snowpack To Melt Earlier, Quicker

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Scientists say more heat will likely be the new normal for the Southwest. Water managers are warning that soaring temperatures are also causing the region's already stressed snowpack to melt faster.


Grand Jury Considers Whether To Charge Orlando Gunman's Wife

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Police in Orlando have released new details on Sunday's deadly shootings at a nightclub. Forty nine people died and more than 50 others were injured.


Investigators Probe Why More Wasn't Done About Shooter's Red Flags

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

As Orlando continues to mourn the victims of last weekend's massacre, some in the city are bristling at how quickly the national conversation has shifted from healing to politics.


Orlando's LGBT Bars Respond Differently To Pulse Massacre

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

The Orlando shootings sent a wave of shock across the city that is known as a premier destination for gay nightlife. Pulse is one of about a dozen gay bars and night clubs. Some clubs closed temporarily at the request of police while safety protocols are revised, others are hiring armed security guards and remaining open.


Utah Sheriffs Threaten To Arrest Rangers If They Try To Close Public Lands

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Clashes over grazing rights continue. Local sheriffs will give you an earful about how they believe environmental extremists have taken over federal agencies. But this is more than just a turf battle.


Even With Bundy Behind Bars, 'Range War' Lives On For Some Ranchers

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Cliven Bundy and many of his militia followers are now in jail, but some Western ranchers vow to continue defying the federal government when it comes to cattle grazing on public lands.


Transportation Milestone: Last Leg Of LA's Metro Expo Line Completed

Monday, May 23, 2016

After more than 30 years of planning, legal battles and cost overruns, passenger rail is once again connecting downtown Los Angeles to the ocean.


Firefighters Watching Canadian Blaze, Worry About Summer Conditions In U.S.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

The U.S. Forest Service says the South and Southwest may face above-normal fire danger. In California, for instance, drought has killed millions of trees that are now dry fuel.


Texas Oil Company Faces Criminal Charges Over Southern California Spill

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

The oil company responsible for a large spill along the Southern California coast a year ago has been indicted by a state grand jury on criminal charges stemming from the disaster.


Grim Sleeper Verdict Renews Push To Investigate Murders In South Los Angeles

Friday, May 06, 2016

A guilty verdict in the months-long "Grim Sleeper" serial killer trial has brought some closure to many families of the victims. But community leaders in south Los Angeles are pressing forward with pressuring police to investigate at least 35 other possible murders.


Families Of LA Serial Killer's Victims Still Await Closure

Monday, May 02, 2016

Police allege Lonnie Franklin Jr. terrorized LA for decades, targeting mostly young black women. As his trial wraps up, critics wonder if racial bias caused the investigation to take so long.


In The Rural Northwest, A Growing Market For Survivalist Homes

Thursday, April 28, 2016

A Montana couple is looking to meet a growing demand in the real estate business, at least in the rural Northwest: off-grid properties that include bunkers and secret rooms.


Court Upholds Snowboarding Ban At Utah Ski Resort

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Alta Ski Area markets itself as just for skiers. It is one of the few U.S. resorts to do that.


California Gov. Jerry Brown Signs State's $15 Minimum Wage Law

Monday, April 04, 2016

California becomes the first state in the nation to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour Monday, when Gov. Jerry Brown signs a bill in Los Angeles that phases in the increase over the next six years.


California's Sierra Snowpack Shows Improvement; Drought Still Not Over

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Updated snowpack measurements show El Nino has helped ease the drought in California. While reservoirs are filling up, conservation measures remain in place.


California Officials Release New Rainfall Figures After El Nino

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Officials in California offer new figures on rain and snowfall in the state. El Nino has filled reservoirs, but the drought is still ongoing.


Trump Picks Up Anti-Immigration Endorsement Before Arizona Primary

Friday, March 18, 2016

Sheriff Joe Arpaio, known for his anti-immigration stance, is Donald Trump's latest controversial supporter. Arpaio is confident Trump will follow through with promises such as the border wall.


Rancher Cliven Bundy Refuses To Enter Plea In Federal Court

Friday, March 11, 2016

Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy said he did not acknowledge federal authority, and did not enter a plea to 16 felony charges. Supporters rallied on his behalf and denounced the federal government.