Texas police officer fired after shooting his rifle into auto, killing teen

He also noted that none of the boys in the auto had been drinking, and were not the ones the police had been called to the scene of the party about. The Balch Springs police department in Texas is now retracting their original account of the shoo... More..

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by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

GOP majority pushes 'sanctuary city' bill to passage in Texas House

The state legislatures passed the bill Wednesday evening allowing Texas to withhold funding from local governments who don't help federal authorities in the fight against illegal immigration. The following ...More..

Help find missing SC girl, mom found dead at home
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Help find missing SC girl, mom found dead at home

Lowery's 8-year-old daughter, Iyana Lowery, is still missing. Malboro County Sheriff Charles Lemon said deputies searched in nearby areas and roads for the missing child, Iyana Lowery, but they had no luck. B...More..

2 men charged in disappearance of missing teen
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

2 men charged in disappearance of missing teen

Authorities said Cutler is a black male 5-feet 8-inches tall. "One of these days, she's going to leave, and she ain't going to come back", she said. It remains unclear whether Bottoms got into the vehicle - a...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Tenn. teacher allegedly planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico

The teacher, Tad Cummins, faces federal charges of bringing a minor across state lines for sex and state charges of aggravated kidnapping and sexual contact with a minor. Federal prosecutors in California, ar...More..

Great Looking Early May Weather
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Great Looking Early May Weather

If you're heading to Talladega for the races, the weather will be picture flawless both Saturday and Sunday . Saturday: Expect a sunny and warm day with a light breeze and afternoon temperatures in the u...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

18 fraternity members charged over hazing death of Penn State student

Eight of the students charged face possible prison time . "Again, this did not have to happen". Eight men were charged with involuntary manslaughter: Brendan Young, president of the Beta Theta Pi chapter...More..

Lincoln County family hears loud noise before plane crash
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Lincoln County family hears loud noise before plane crash

The National Transportation Safety Board is going to investigate. Two people died when an incoming cargo plane carrying UPS packages swerved off the runway at an airport in Charleston, West Virginia, and went...More..

Trump to name Justice Joan Larsen to 6th Circuit
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Trump to name Justice Joan Larsen to 6th Circuit

Along with judicial vacancies, Trump has yet to fill hundreds of political appointee positions across the federal government. President Clinton put forth his first group of would-be judges in August 1993. attor...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

House GOP Health Care Bill Faces Bumpy Road in the Senate

Democrats are giddy about what could be severe political consequences for the GOP. "Why wouldn't the Senate - whose Republican leader possesses far more competence than the House leadership combined - do the ...More..

Tech startups protest retreat from net neutrality
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Tech startups protest retreat from net neutrality

Pai said he hoped to "return to the light-touch regulatory framework that served our nation so well during the Clinton administration, Bush administration, and the first six years of the Obama administration...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Warriors up 3-0, thanks to Durant

In a way, this relatively ugly victory illustrated exactly why Golden State chased Durant in the first place. But Durant delivered one final backbreaker, tossing in a banked 22-footer to give him 38 poi...More..

Texas Bans Sanctuary Cities Despite Police Opposition
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Texas Bans Sanctuary Cities Despite Police Opposition

Cities, counties and colleges face heavy fees for resisting as well: $1,000 for a first offense and then civil penalties up to $25,500 for each violation. But several law enforcement leaders have said the bill ...More..

AJ Allmendinger's vehicle flips over in Talladega crash
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

AJ Allmendinger's vehicle flips over in Talladega crash

Among the drivers knocked out of the race because of the accident were Allmendinger, Elliott, Joey Logano, Austin Dillon , Trevor Bayne , Danica Patrick , Martin Truex Jr ., Erik Jones and Michael McDowell ...More..

Alligator bites girl in shallow lake waters at Florida park
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Alligator bites girl in shallow lake waters at Florida park

Officials say the girl was swimming in the lake at around 3 p.m. when she was bitten on the leg by a gator. The alligator was caught by officials and removed from the lake. Moss Park is flanked by two large l...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Top Intel Dem rips Comey's 'disparate' handling of Clinton, Trump

Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., who separated previous year from top Clinton aide Huma Abedin. "Fine. Better than the interfering in foreign affairs", Clinton said of the prospect Trump would tweet about her. In a le...More..

Texas Bill to Ban 'Sanctuary Cities' Heads to Governor's Desk
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Texas Bill to Ban 'Sanctuary Cities' Heads to Governor's Desk

With nearly no debate, the Texas House passed a separate bill, Senate Bill 21 , that outlines the duties of Texas delegates if the convention were to happen. He emphasized that the bill bans racial profili...More..

Harman makes stunning birdie to beat Johnson, Perez by one
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Harman makes stunning birdie to beat Johnson, Perez by one

Everything's 100 percent, feeling great. "The first couple of days I didn't play that great but really played nicely on Saturday and Sunday so I'm happy with where the game is going into next week". And then he...More..

Penn State men's and women's lacrosse earn NCAA tourney berths
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Penn State men's and women's lacrosse earn NCAA tourney berths

The championship provides for a 12-team tournament. While Maryland got off to the hot start with goals from Caroline Steele (Severn), Brindi Griffin (McDonogh), Taylor Hensh (Marriotts Ridge) and Kali Harts...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

82 released Chibok schoolgirls arrive in Nigerian capital

The announcement comes amid weeks of increasing concern over Buhari's health, although presidency spokesman Femi Adesina said the "president wishes to assure all Nigerians that there is no cause for worry" and ...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

U.S. officers who shot black man will not face charges

Sterling's family and attorneys say they've learned that officer Salamoni threatened to kill sterling before the shots were fired, they say the case isn't over. Louisiana's governor called it disrespectful to t...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Texas Governor Signs Ban on So-Called 'Sanctuary Cities'

It would punish local authorities who do not abide by requests to cooperate with federal immigration agents. Banning sanctuary cities was one of Abbott's "emergency legislative priorities", according to a s...More..

After calls, Trump not to ditch NAFTA, yet
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

After calls, Trump not to ditch NAFTA, yet

Trump also noted that his administration has ordered the collection of "billions and billions of dollars" in duties on imports from countries he says "break the rules". The only surprise was the quick reversal,...More..

UConn: Navy SEAL killed in operation was 2001 grad, athlete
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

UConn: Navy SEAL killed in operation was 2001 grad, athlete

It goes on to say, "He was a devoted father and son, a true professional and a wonderful husband". Szymanski said Milliken's sacrifice is a "stark reminder that Naval Special Operators are forward doing the...More..

The favorite wins again, as Always Dreaming takes the Kentucky Derby
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

The favorite wins again, as Always Dreaming takes the Kentucky Derby

The Todd Pletcher-trained Florida Derby victor was never threatened on his way to a comfortable victory in 2:03.59. Though it was the second Derby victory for both Pletcher and Velazquez, winning it as a team...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Interior IDs 27 monuments for possible end to protections

Ahead of signing his executive order last month, Trump said said the designations imposed under former Presidents Barack ObamaBarack ObamaFive key players for Trump on cybersecurity Interior: "27 national monu...More..

Did Katy Perry reveal new album title with Met Gala outfit?
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Did Katy Perry reveal new album title with Met Gala outfit?

Kerry's dress featured sequins and studs of all sizes and some sultry cut-outs throughout the dress. The Golden Globe victor was on theme sweeping her locks up into a Samurai-like updo, while wearing a bold ...More..

Tense France chooses new president, deciding Europe's fate
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Tense France chooses new president, deciding Europe's fate

It could be bigger than Brexit - the future of Europe is at stake as disenchanted French voters choose between untested centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen in Sunday's presidentia...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Do you support Trump's order on religious freedom?

The American Civil Liberties Union is not that anxious about President Trump's new "religious liberty" executive order. "We are giving the churches their voices back". The first provision attempts to fulfill Tr...More..

Chibok girls released by Boko Haram arrive in Abuja - Reuters witness
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Chibok girls released by Boko Haram arrive in Abuja - Reuters witness

A statement from Nigeria's presidency said on Saturday the country had secured the release of 82 girls in exchange for Boko Haram prisoners. A military source said the girls were now in Banki near the Cam...More..

U.S. expected to announce no charges in Louisiana black man's shooting
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

U.S. expected to announce no charges in Louisiana black man's shooting

Parts of the shooting were captured on video and Sterling's death sparked protests nationwide. One of the attorneys, L. Chris Stewart, who represents Sterling's oldest two children, said that federal auth...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

GOP health bill leaves questions about pre-existing conditions

Either option would limit federal responsibility, shifting that burden to the states. The block grant would be more restrictive since the funding level would not adjust for increases in enrollment, which often ...More..

With Obamacare vote, House Republicans free to turn to tax reform
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

With Obamacare vote, House Republicans free to turn to tax reform

If it did, the bill would then go to President Donald Trump's desk for signature, and he'd nearly definitely sign it into law. "Repeal and replace Obamacare" has been a slogan of the Republicans ever since ...More..

by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Trump says first 100 days have been exciting & productive

The ad took a characteristic swing at the media, alluding to press reports that said the new president had been unable to pass and sign major legislation in his first 100 days in office. He described his ...More..

by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Senate passes spending bill that prevents government shutdown

Late in the day, the White House said he would indeed sign the bill. Trump also called for a change in congressional rules which require 60 votes in the Senate to pass budget rules - a threshold that makes pa...More..