Daily News Briefs: April 29

Local
Hartsfield-Jackson airport officers ticketing Uber drivers

The City of Atlanta ticked more than 125 Uber drivers this year for pick-ups at Hartsfield-Jackson International, according to the AJC. The drivers received citations for operating without a commercial permit. The fees also go towards funding ground transportation infrastructure.

National
Schools in Baltimore stay open

CEO of Baltimore City Public Schools Gregory Thornton issued a letter on April 28 saying schools were to open as scheduled following the first night of a citywide curfew, according to Circa News. Baltimore Mayor Rawlings-Blake announced the decision to enforce a curfew from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. beginning April 28 for one week in light of the recent riots.

World
Unmanned Russian spacecraft is falling to Earth

An unmanned cargo spacecraft transporting goods to the International Space Station is plunging uncontrollably back to earth, according to The Guardian. If the Russian space agency is unable to regain contact, the vessel will most likely not survive reentry into Earth’s atmosphere.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: