Strong to severe storms set up from Gulf to Great Lakes

An area of weakening rain and storms continued to push through Alabama on Thursday morning following a burst of severe storms overnight. Enjoy the 70s while we have them for one more day - temps won't even touch the upper 60s until early next week.... More..

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Community reluctantly bidding farewell to 600-year-old tree
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Community reluctantly bidding farewell to 600-year-old tree

A crowd is expected to say goodbye Monday as crews begin to cut down a historic white oak tree on the grounds of a church in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. "It has been an integral part of the town, that's for sure...More..

French presidential candidate Macron targeted by hackers, cyber firm says
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

French presidential candidate Macron targeted by hackers, cyber firm says

Hackers working for the Russian government sent a barrage of targeted phishing emails between 2014 and 2016 to employees of major news outlets, and they focused particularly on Al Jazeera in the days before and...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Heitkamp votes to confirm Perdue as USDA Secretary

Bailey, President and CEO of GMA, "As Secretary of Agriculture , Sonny Perdue's agricultural business background and experience as governor will serve the USA well". "Rural America is the economic backbone o...More..

Teacher to return to Tennessee to face charges
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Teacher to return to Tennessee to face charges

The 15-year-old has since undergone rehabilitation, treatment and has spent the last few days getting re-acquainted with loved ones and friends. She said Elizabeth is in a mental health facility where she is be...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Minnesota dairy farms affected by US-Canada trade dispute

U.S. President Donald Trump is taking aim at Canada's dairy industry once again, saying that the U.S. can't let Ottawa "take advantage" of the two countries' trade relationship. "Any increase of trade barrier...More..

Trump objections don't stop overhaul of Baltimore police
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Trump objections don't stop overhaul of Baltimore police

Around a dozen metropolitan police departments were pushed into such agreements during the previous administration of president Barack Obama, amid a surge of police shootings of unarmed black men. Hundreds of B...More..

Malcolm Butler signs tender with Pats; can now be traded
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Malcolm Butler signs tender with Pats; can now be traded

Butler has been seeking a contract worth more than the one-year, $3.91 million tender he signed, and New Orleans is among the teams that have showed interest. It wasn't necessarily too big of a surprise, but i...More..

Two Police Officers in Gwinnett County, Georgia Fired After Beating Black Man
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Two Police Officers in Gwinnett County, Georgia Fired After Beating Black Man

Eighty-nine criminal cases involving two Gwinnett County Police officers fired for abusing a man at a traffic stop have been tossed out by prosecutors. The officer then rares back and punches and pummels the dr...More..

Bill would punish conferences for boycott of NC
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Bill would punish conferences for boycott of NC

This raises the question: why would the North Carolina government pass a law which, in essence, changes nothing? California now joins Minnesota in sticking with their boycott of North Carolina despite the...More..

WPU Easter Egg hunt a success all around
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

WPU Easter Egg hunt a success all around

There were close to 1,000 plastic eggs that had either candy or toys inside. In preparation for the Easter Sunday Lions Club Egg Hunt on Sun., April 16 here is a little history for all the adults and childr...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Iran, Russia, Hezbollah: US aggression in Syria crosses 'red lines'

He reiterated previous Russian assertions that the chemical weapons attack last week that prompted a US Tomahawk missile barrage on a Syrian air base was either a rebel provocation or caused by Syrian warplanes...More..

UNC Coach Says NCAA Champs Might Skip the White House
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

UNC Coach Says NCAA Champs Might Skip the White House

Refs or no refs, North Carolina's win also gave them bragging rights over their in-state rival, the Duke Blue Devils. With 8:02 left in the game, Berry got called for a foul for (maybe) making contact with Ka...More..

Federal Judge Blocks Abortion Ultrasound Requirement
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Federal Judge Blocks Abortion Ultrasound Requirement

District Court for the Southern District of Indiana regarding the ultrasound requirement in House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1337", wrote both organizations in a Monday news release. The law was part of an abortion...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Distracted driving deaths are trending, and not in a good way

AAA reminds motorists that not only is texting while driving unwise, it's also against the law in Oklahoma. Drivers should be aware of all state laws related to distracted driving, particularly related to the...More..

US appeals court sets May hearing on revised Trump travel order
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

US appeals court sets May hearing on revised Trump travel order

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear the appeal in May. The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals previously upheld a Seattle judge's block of Trump's first travel order. It also states that a hearing sched...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Schumer on record opposing Gorsuch nomination

Perkins says Gorsuch minimized the education schools must provide disabled children. "Judge Gorsuch's record indicates that he has the character, intellect, and experience to make an excellent addition to t...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

US will act unilaterally on North Korea if necessary

The designation came as concerns about Pyongyang's chemical weapons have risen in the wake of revelations that the nerve gas VX was used in the killing of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half brother of North Kor...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Fox scores career-high 39 points to lead Wildcats past UCLA

Malik Monk - a Lepanto native who played at Bentonville High School - scored 21 points for Kentucky , and Dominique Hawkins added 11. Ball finished with 10 points and eight assists in the loss as he was o...More..

North Carolina Repeals Bathroom Bill: Businesses, Sports Organizations Leave State, Hurting Economy
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

North Carolina Repeals Bathroom Bill: Businesses, Sports Organizations Leave State, Hurting Economy

However, he said, " compromise sometimes is hard, and this bill represents that". "I'm not going to let the NCAA run the state of Texas. The ticket takers, the housekeeping staff, and parking attendants work...More..

White House Officials Helped Give Nunes Intelligence Reports
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

White House Officials Helped Give Nunes Intelligence Reports

Gen. H.R. McMaster, but was overruled by US President Donald Trump after he appealed to White House advisers Stephen Bannon and Jared Kushner, Trump's Jewish son-in-law. Then, Spicer pivoted to a line he's used...More..

Jon Rahm demolishes Soren Kjeldsen to reach WGC Match Play semi-final
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Jon Rahm demolishes Soren Kjeldsen to reach WGC Match Play semi-final

In Sunday's semifinal match between Spain's Jon Rahm and Bill Haas, Rahm hammered his tee shot a blistering 426 yards. The 22-year-old sunk an impressive 60-foot putt from the back fringe of the par 5 18th hole...More..

NY mayor avoids charges, moves toward re-election
by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

NY mayor avoids charges, moves toward re-election

For almost a year, federal prosecutors probed donations to the campaign and the mayor's now-defunct political action committee. But the decision not to file charges, the statement said, came after weighing amon...More..

by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

Democrats Just Moved Closer to Filibustering Neil Gorsuch

No other Supreme Court nominee has been successfully filibustered since Lyndon B. Johnson's administration. "Because the truth is, if a nominee can't get 60 votes, you shouldn't change the rules, you should c...More..

Federal judge sides with Trump administration in travel ban case
by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

Federal judge sides with Trump administration in travel ban case

Federal Judge Theodore Chuang of Maryland specifically blocked the 90-day ban on immigration for citizens of six Muslim-majority countries. The order, Trenga wrote in his opinion, falls well within the presid...More..

GOP Health Bill Changes Could Kill Protections For Those With Pre-Existing Conditions
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

GOP Health Bill Changes Could Kill Protections For Those With Pre-Existing Conditions

The problem is, repealing the ACA will make insurance cost more for many people-and the people who see their premiums go down will see their other health care costs go up. The city of Fayetteville is celebrat...More..

by | Friday, March 17, 2017

NCAA Tournament 2017, Gonzaga vs South Dakota State: Highlights, score and recap

Defense has been significant for Gonzaga throughout the season, something that bears out by the fact that it has held opponents to just 61.2 points per game , which ranks seventh in the nation. From there, the...More..

McDonald's drive-thru worker jumps through window to save off-duty officer
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

McDonald's drive-thru worker jumps through window to save off-duty officer

Another customer in the drive-thru line, reported to be a paramedic, rushed to the woman's assistance while a Miami-Dade Fire Rescue worker who had just walked into to the restaurant ran out to grab his partner...More..

Change Clocks: Change Smoke Alarm Batteries
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Change Clocks: Change Smoke Alarm Batteries

If you don't know exactly how old your smoke alarms are, you should replace them just to be safe. More than 95 percent of US homes have at least one smoke detector installed inside them, but most homeowners...More..

Showdown at the White House: Cummings & Trump Meet
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Showdown at the White House: Cummings & Trump Meet

Cummings said Trump "was clearly aware of the problem and he made it clear to us that he wanted to do something about it". Cummings rejected that claim and said he'd be happy to meet with the president. Cummi...More..

Wildfires destroy almost 1 mIllion acres in Kansas, Oklahoma
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Wildfires destroy almost 1 mIllion acres in Kansas, Oklahoma

The Texas A&M Forest Service and the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center forecast that winds, which help stoke the wildfires, will subside on Wednesday. The National Weather Service canceled a cr...More..

by | Friday, March 10, 2017

U.S. flight diverted over $12 blanket dispute

When he was told that he would be charged for the blanket, he said he wanted corporate's phone number. After landing, police officers and Federal Bureau of Investigation agents met with the flight crew and pa...More..

97-year-old twins perish in cold after fall outside
by | Tuesday, March 07, 2017

97-year-old twins perish in cold after fall outside

Barrington police responded to a Saturday morning call that an elderly woman was lying face-down in her driveway and discovered Martha Williams. The younger sister left the twins at some point before they fell,...More..

Toddler, 2, Dies after Being Left in Locked Car, Hillsborough Sheriff Says
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Toddler, 2, Dies after Being Left in Locked Car, Hillsborough Sheriff Says

It was 89 degrees in Brandon at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities say a 2-year-old boy died after his half-sister left him inside her sports utility vehicle while she worked in a day care center near Tampa. We r...More..

by | Monday, February 27, 2017

Dozens of headstones toppled at Philadelphia Jewish cemetery

Police in Philadelphia investigated vandalism Sunday at an old Jewish cemetery amid fears of rising anti-Semitism around the country. Police say scores of headstones have been vandalized at a Jewish cemeter...More..

by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Man arrested in connection with 2005 disappearance of Georgia high school teacher

Grinstead's cellphone was found inside her home and her auto was in the driveway, with $100 in the console and clay on the tires. Witnesses last saw Grinstead at a beauty pageant, then at a co-worker's barbec...More..

22 sex abuse charges against ex-US gymnastics doctor
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

22 sex abuse charges against ex-US gymnastics doctor

He also faces charges of possession of child pornography and civil lawsuits from more than 30 complainants. All three accused Nassar, a volunteer team doctor for USA Gymnastics for nearly three decades before h...More..

Good Samaritan jumps on man attacking BR police officer
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Good Samaritan jumps on man attacking BR police officer

Tillman was not the only one to see what was happening but she turned out to be the only one to react. "It was something that went through my soul", Williams-Tillman said, adding that she didn't hesitate befo...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Most banks and courts closed for President's Day

Buses are running, but schools are closed. You touch his face more often than you realize, and Monday is the day we honor our country's first president. Washington should have a standalone holiday and if th...More..

3 people shot, including 2 police officers, in Whittier
by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

3 people shot, including 2 police officers, in Whittier

Corina said police believe the suspect is a gang member. Piper and Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell attributed Boyer's death to Assembly Bill 109 , known as Realignment, and to Proposition 47, whic...More..

Biggest storm in six years moves into southern California
by | Monday, February 20, 2017

Biggest storm in six years moves into southern California

Hundreds of people have been evacuated from their homes, more than 300 flights into LA have been disrupted, and a number of potentially deadly sinkholes have open up along the roads, swallowing cars. The heav...More..

by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Paul Ryan: GOP to introduce Obamacare 'repeal/replace' bill after break

He has said , during his candidacy that he would "repeal and replace" the law with "something far better". Currently, the federal government pays the full cost of a state's expansion in the first three years b...More..

by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Despite Email Flap, Scott Pruitt Confirmed to Head EPA

Pruitt is perhaps the most controversial appointment in the history of the EPA - the Oklahoma attorney general has spent years fighting the role and reach of the organisation he now heads. Scott Pruitt , the ne...More..

ICE Agents Arrest Undocumented Domestic Abuse Survivor
by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

ICE Agents Arrest Undocumented Domestic Abuse Survivor

El Paso County Attorney Jo Anne Bernal said at a news conference Thursday that while ICE officials continue to highlight the criminal history of Gonzalez, they have failed to address the issue of agents goi...More..

Human remains found in dumpster near Okmulgee Walmart, investigation underway
by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

Human remains found in dumpster near Okmulgee Walmart, investigation underway

They hadn't been seen since Sunday. Ashley Mead and her daughter, Winter, were reported missing in Colorado earlier this week when Ashley did not show up to work. Cordingly declined to say how Mead is believe...More..

SC man accused of planning attack 'in spirit of Dylann Roof'
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

SC man accused of planning attack 'in spirit of Dylann Roof'

Benjamin McDowell , a 29 year old Myrtle Beach , South Carolina man with white supremacist ties was arrested on Wednesday after investigators say the man planned to execute a Dylan Roof style attack. In a ...More..

Fast Food CEO Puzder Withdraws Labor Secretary Nomination
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Fast Food CEO Puzder Withdraws Labor Secretary Nomination

Puzder's confirmation hearing was scheduled for Thursday. His hearing before the Senate was set to begin tomorrow, a date that had been postponed four times because Puzder had not submitted his ethics p...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

2-Year-Old Chicago Boy Fatally Shot While Riding in auto

According to police, Lavontay and the man were both hit in the head by bullets. Police say the man who died here at the scene is a document a gang member and it was a targeted shooting. The man was a passenge...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Jury rules Pedro Hernandez is guilty in Etan Patz murder trial

Etan's story has always been famous in New York City and nationwide: In 1979, on the first day his parents allowed him to walk to the bus stop by himself, he disappeared along the way. "The Patz family has wait...More..

by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Brandon Phillips is close to being dealt to the Atlanta Braves

Reds manager Bryan Price has already announced the plan is for Jose Peraza to be the starting second baseman going into the season. This was (at least) the second time Phillips had invoked his 10-and-5 rights...More..