Man charged with killing 7 in South Carolina heads to court

After his release, Kohlhepp moved to SC and received his real estate license, working as a broker for a Spartanburg real estate company before starting his own real estate business, TKA Real Estate. Johnny Joe Coxie , 29, was killed immediately, and ... More..

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5 escaped Lino Lakes prisoners on the run
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

5 escaped Lino Lakes prisoners on the run

Five prisoners are at large, according to the Public Safety department. The DOC said, "The offenders were being transferred in a transportation vehicle and made a stop at the MCF-Lino Lakes where the offender...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

'Republicans care about poor people,' OMB Director Mulvaney says

Sanford told Mulvaney that the budget "assumes that the stars perfectly align" by promising an economic growth rate of 3 percent but that such an economic surge wouldn't increase inflation and bond yiel...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Paper says Kushner sought secret Russian Federation channel

Ellen Nakashima is a national security reporter for The Washington Post . Then Kushner and Kislyak - together with a close adviser to trump and the current attorney General Jeff Sissom - attended the eve...More..

Cops: Man Drove 18-Wheeler Into Famous Brothel
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Cops: Man Drove 18-Wheeler Into Famous Brothel

The Moonlight Bunny Ranch suffered extensive damage after a semi-truck drove into the front of the brothel in Mound House shortly after 4 a.m. Thursday. The owner, who was asleep at the time, said it sounded li...More..

Brewers LF Braun returns to DL with calf injury
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Brewers LF Braun returns to DL with calf injury

However, the Brewers will have to figure out how to snap their season-high, four-game slide without left fielder Ryan Braun after a strained left calf sent him to the disabled list for the second time in a ...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

GOPer Gianforte Wins Montana House Race, Apologizes For Alleged Assault

With 98 percent of precincts reporting, he led Democrat Rob Quist 50 percent to 44 percent, The Associated Press reported . " Ben Jacobs ." Gianforte told his supporters at his Election Night rally on ...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

White Men, 2 White Woman Picked For Bill Cosby Jury So Far

The jurors selected earlier this week included a black woman who said she knew only "basic information" about the case, a young white man who initially expressed a tendency to believe police and two people who ...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Sunny Today, Stormy for Memorial Day

Patchy fog may continue before 9 a.m., then skies will become sunny. South southeast wind around 5 miles per hour. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms Wednesday night with a low around 60 and m...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Gianforte wins in Montana; apologizes to reporter

There is an audio recording of Gianforte's scuffle with Ben Jacobs , a reporter for the The Guardian , who apparently upset Gianforte with his determination to get an answer from the candidate on the Repu...More..

Heavy traffic expected for holiday
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Heavy traffic expected for holiday

Meanwhile, 2.9 million Americans plan to fly and another 1.75 million will employ other means of travel, going by train or boat. Despite this, more people will be on the road. Air travel is expected to incre...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Indiana Legislators React To CBO Score On GOP Health Care Bill

Now, the GOP's laser focus on lowering premiums could undermine comprehensive coverage that consumers also value, such as the current guarantees that people with medical problems can get health insurance, or ...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down Two NC Congressional Districts

But the court split, 5-2, on the other district, District 12, which is located in the southwestern part of the state. The result was to weaken African-American voting strength elsewhere in North Carolina. The c...More..

'Bad neighbor' unplugs bounce house at girl's birthday party
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

'Bad neighbor' unplugs bounce house at girl's birthday party

Almost a dozen kids between the ages of 2 and 3 were inside as the house started to fall on them. An elderly man can be seen walking along the side of the house and unplugging the bounce house from an outdoor...More..

Trump's Travel Ban Blocked Again
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Trump's Travel Ban Blocked Again

Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit said was a policy that purported to be about national security but was meant to target Muslims. If, however, the eight Justices involved in the action on the Obama directi...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Trump's budget doesn't forget the taxpayer

Republicans who control Congress - and the federal purse strings - will decide whether to make politically sensitive cuts, and the proposal is unlikely to be approved in its current form. But its optimistic ass...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Gianforte wins US House race day after charged with assault

ABC News first reported Page's planned testimony. Your author is in the latter category - and doesn't really know how much people care about Orlando Bloom and his waitryst (see what we did there?), but it...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Greg Gianforte Stuns Media, Democrats in Montana House Win

Montana voters headed to the polls to decide a nationally watched Congressional election amid uncertainty in Washington over President Donald Trump's agenda and his handling of the country's affairs. Democrats...More..

Phoenix police: Comicon suspect threatened police, performer
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Phoenix police: Comicon suspect threatened police, performer

Mercedes Fortune says Sterling was jailed on suspicion of attempted murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, wearing body armor during the commission of a felony, resisting arrest and carrying a weapon...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Hot & Humid Weekend. Stormy Memorial Day?

Scattered showers may linger overnight but, expecting a mostly dry evening with lows in the upper 40s to near 50 degrees; rather cool for late-May. Overall, Saturday looks quite pleasant. Low around 55F. ...More..

SEAL Who Shot Bin Laden Has Choice Words For Body Slammed Reporter
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

SEAL Who Shot Bin Laden Has Choice Words For Body Slammed Reporter

The election , of course, was held just one day after Gianforte allegedly assaulted a reporter - an incident the Republican's campaign was caught lying about - though it's worth emphasizing that most of th...More..

Korea OKs civilian contact with North Korea over malaria
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Korea OKs civilian contact with North Korea over malaria

Yun briefed the lawmakers on the Trump administration's approach toward Pyongyang . China continues to pay lip service to cracking down on North Korea but there's been "little evidence of actual pressure",...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

How Jeff Sessions' Drug Sentencing Guidelines Could Restart War On Drugs

The move, announced in a policy memo sent to US attorneys late on May 10, has been expected from Sessions. Rand Paul , R-Kentucky, has been one of the most vocal Republicans leading the effort and was criti...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

GOP senators say tough report complicates health care bill

According to the CBO , repealing the Affordable Care Act ( Obamacare ) and replacing it with the AHCA would increase the number of Americans without health insurance by 23 million by 2026, leaving a total of...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Texas Legislature advances school transgender bathroom law

If it becomes law, Texas would be the only state with a statute restricting bathrooms for transgender schoolchildren. The measure heads back to the Senate for consideration of changes made since it was in...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Trump, G-7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate

EU Council President Donald Tusk said that he "totally agreed with him when he said the global community, the G7, the United States , Europe - should be tough, even brutal, with terrorism and ISIS". The G...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Was Montana's wild House race a Trump test? Not so much

Democrats had hoped Quist, a Montana folk singer and first-time candidate, could have capitalized on a wave of activism following President Donald Trump's election. Gianforte has been charged with misdemeano...More..

Donald Trump praises Emmanuel Macron's
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Donald Trump praises Emmanuel Macron's "great job" to win French election

Trump had yet another odd handshake with a world leader when he met with newly-elected French president Emmanuel Macron on Thursday morning. They shared opinions on books, movies and favorite flowers - she sa...More..

FBI examines Kushner meetings with Russians
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

FBI examines Kushner meetings with Russians

Kushner is in a different category than Manafort and Flynn in the investigation, according to NBC News' report . Given what we know about how the Russians try to use people, it makes sense that Kushner, wh...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Early returns show Gianforte leading in Montana U.S. House race

Montana voters are heading to the polls Thursday, Ma. Gianforte will fill the seat vacated by former GOP Rep. The Republican is now slated to appear in county court prior to June 7, the statement said, wit...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Legislation to Increase School Funding Dies

Senate Republicans have a plan to avoid answering questions on the House legislation to repeal large portions of the 2010 health law: to say it's not their bill. As "bathroom bills" targeting transgender indiv...More..

Trump's DOA budget has two silver linings
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Trump's DOA budget has two silver linings

Meanwhile, Medicare and Medicaid fraud prevention efforts would receive a $70 million increase next year. Obviously he believes most Americans who actually subsidize Washington's spending habits throu...More..

Trump to Ask DOJ for Investigation Into Manchester Bombing Leaks
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Trump to Ask DOJ for Investigation Into Manchester Bombing Leaks

Eight men are now in custody in connection with Monday's bombing, including two men who were arrested by Greater Manchester Police in separate raids early Thursday. Some of the clues suggesting Abedi was part o...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Texas GOP's Anti-Trans Measure Pushes Trans Students Into Separate Bathrooms

By focusing on schools, Texas is hoping to avoid boycotts that hurt North Carolina . "Members of the House wanted to act on this issue and my philosophy as Speaker has never been to force my will on the bo...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

With Senate done, House ready to debate budget ideas

Huberty maintained that the Senate's school choice provision would not have helped disabled kids as much as Patrick claimed, given that vouchers went for around $8,000 while private school tuition is more in ...More..