Michigan State survives Wisconsin 70-63 at Big Ten tourney; UM next

Jankoska finished the night with a game-high 22 points. Role player Leron Black was a ideal 5-5 from the field in the first half, including three 3-pointers despite hitting only five in total on the year. After three Spartan turnovers in the span o... More..

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Long Island weather: High wind advisory, dropping temps Thursday
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Long Island weather: High wind advisory, dropping temps Thursday

Saturday night , mostly clear, with a low around 29. West-northwest wind 5 to 10 miles per hour becoming south-southeast after midnight. Aside from a few fair weather clouds, will see mostly sunny skies with ...More..

Nevada trooper showered in beer during stop after truck loses control
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Nevada trooper showered in beer during stop after truck loses control

The dashcam from Smaka's vehicle caught a beer truck that had lost control, sending its load of beer bottles and cans onto the highway. The driver Smaka had pulled over wasn't drunk but had been speeding. Tro...More..

Yes, Nintendo Switch lets you browse other regions' eShops
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Yes, Nintendo Switch lets you browse other regions' eShops

According to CBS News , in Philadelphia alone, there were more than 50 people seen outside a Best Buy outlet located on Columbus Boulevard. The process looks simple enough, and shouldn't challenge anyone w...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Flint Begins Paying Full Price for Tainted Water Utility Bills

Since then, residents have been getting discounted water bills. For about a year , Carmody says, the state paid about two-thirds of residents' water bills, spending more than $40 million "to pay for water ...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

US Vice President Pence Reiterates Mexico to Pay for Border Wall

That list is to be whittled down in ten days, with the finalists notified on March 20. We're building the wall. He claimed people regularly clambered over the fence "with great ease". The Mexican government...More..

Pence swears in Rick Perry as Energy Secretary
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Pence swears in Rick Perry as Energy Secretary

Carson, who ran for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination and later endorsed Trump, becomes the only African-American in the Trump Cabinet. Republicans have also praised his life story. During Perry's c...More..

Disturbance leaves 2 inmates dead at Nebraska prison
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Disturbance leaves 2 inmates dead at Nebraska prison

A reported fire that was burning on a concrete slab of the small yard has been extinguished, and the housing unit is habitable and secure. "As long as the inmates make bad decisions, we'll have to respond to in...More..

Cuomo: School districts must protect transgender students
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Cuomo: School districts must protect transgender students

As you may recall, in 2015, I directed that the State Education Department and the Board of Regents inform school districts of the law and clarify the rights of transgender and gender non-conforming students. S...More..

Opioid crisis declared in Maryland
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Opioid crisis declared in Maryland

Many of those who overdosed had initially abused prescription painkillers and other opioids. "This epidemic affects people of all walks of life, and opioid abuse is becoming more and more common among our you...More..

Seattle Muslim Teen Found Hanging in Tree, Activists Want FBI Review
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Seattle Muslim Teen Found Hanging in Tree, Activists Want FBI Review

Although the cause of death was initially ruled a suicide, Keita's family pressed for more information, leading to not only the medical examiner changing the ruling to undetermined , but the Federal Bureau of ...More..

MS man charged with attempted murder in Pratt shooting
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

MS man charged with attempted murder in Pratt shooting

His bond has been set at $5 million. This photo provided by Via Christi Health shows convenience store clerk Riley Juel recuperating at the hospital in Wichita, Kan., Thursday, March 2, 2017, a day after bein...More..

Small plane crashes into Methuen building - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Small plane crashes into Methuen building - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM

A witness told the station that the plane nose-dived silently about 1:30 p.m. into the building, the Prides Crossing Condominiums at 1 Riverview Blvd. The plane's extraction, he said, is "complicated". Sprinkle...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Fraternity uses student's peanut allergy to haze him

Seely said the incident took place last fall, but her son ― who has since transferred to another school ― only just told her about it. "He has a deadly peanut allergy and they rubbed peanut butter on his face...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Toyota Tacoma pulls a 'Dukes of Hazard' jump in Louisiana police chase

Unfortunately for Austin, the chase didn't end like something out of the Dukes of Hazzard , but more like a NASA disaster. Once airborne, the Toyota Tacoma truck cleared a fence, clipped tree limbs, and even...More..

Chelgren denies he characterized his educational background
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Chelgren denies he characterized his educational background

As NBC News soon discovered , Forbco Management school belongs to the same conference as Bovine University : Forbco is actually the name of a company that once operated a Southern California franchise of the S...More..

Kansas high court orders school funding increase
by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Kansas high court orders school funding increase

That issue was settled to the state supreme court's satisfaction past year by shifting $38 million around within the education budget, but the separate legal question of overall funding adequacy remained. Ward ...More..

1 of 3 slain teens had feuded with gang member
by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

1 of 3 slain teens had feuded with gang member

Court records indicate Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials have placed immigration holds on both men. The witness told detectives she believes that the body found on February 16 is Genesis, the girl...More..

'Nobody knew that health care could be so complicated', says Trump
by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

'Nobody knew that health care could be so complicated', says Trump

Trump initially wanted Obamacare to be "repealed and replaced" within the first month of his presidency, a goal that's not been met as the issues gets bogged down in the policy weeds. "I saw a lot of them stand...More..

Charter schools protest proposal to consult with Nevada school districts
by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Charter schools protest proposal to consult with Nevada school districts

Despite just eight working days remaining in the session, the Campbellsville Republican now describes the passage of charter school legislation this session as "very likely". "These decisions reflect this Admin...More..

Loaded Gun Found At TSA Checkpoint At Memphis International Airport
by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Loaded Gun Found At TSA Checkpoint At Memphis International Airport

The passengers were questioned and arrested on local charges of carrying a firearm on airport property. They don't believe the two attempts are related. In 2016, 45 guns were confiscated at the airport. A liv...More..

US Senate Approves Ben Carson For Housing Secretary Post
by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

US Senate Approves Ben Carson For Housing Secretary Post

Ben Carson as the head of HUD. "With the number of households renting apartments standing at an all-time high of nearly 19 million, it has never been more important that private industry and lawmakers come t...More..

by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Lotte accepts THAAD land deal with South Korean government

The post from the morning of February 28 that was trending on Chinese social media had pressured on Jingdong with its observation that Tmall (another e-commerce website) had shut down its Lotte section in Janua...More..

Republicans are hitting more roadblocks on their Obamacare repeal
by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Republicans are hitting more roadblocks on their Obamacare repeal

I will say for Medicaid expansion that it is far less hard to address than other issues, such as the proposed leadership plan that will create a new entitlement program that will increase the amount of American...More..

Power outages caused by storm
by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Power outages caused by storm

A severe thunderstorm warning had been extended to 2:30 p.m. The compact but strong storms raked parts of Arkansas, Iowa, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee on Tuesday. If the power lin...More..

by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Carson confirmed at HUD secretary

In a controversial 2015 Washington Times article, Carson critiqued HUD' s then-new fair housing rules, characterizing them as a "government-engineered attempt to legislate racial equality". Carson has an inspir...More..

by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Aerial footage of IL tornado damage from News Eight Drone

The St. Louis area wasn't the only hit by tornadoes. A tornado struck near Ottawa, a town of about 19,000 people, 50 miles (80 km) southwest of Chicago, killing at least one person , meteorologist Amy Seeley...More..

by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Crews Work to Stabilize Oroville Dam

But the flow of water ripped through a road below and carved out deep chasms in the ground, leading authorities to evacuate almost 200,000 people on February 12 for two days for fear the emergency spillway coul...More..

by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Eric Holder on Obama's return: 'He's ready to roll'

In particular, Holder said Obama could work in some form with the National Democratic Redistricting Committee that works to combat gerrymandering and describes itself as "an organization of Democratic leade...More..

by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Windy start to Thursday, snow possible Friday

But temperatures will be much cooler on Thursday , when the high will reach 47 degrees, the NWS said. Sunday should see warmer weather return with a high in the low 70s under mostly sunny skies. SaturdaySu...More..

by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Multiple tornadoes sweep across the Midwest to end February

Cars were throw off highways and homes were destroyed in Missouri and IL due to storms, Tuesday night. Illinois State Emergency Management Agency spokeswoman Patti Thompson says a tornado victim was killed by...More..

California drought: Snowpack is nearly double normal level
by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

California drought: Snowpack is nearly double normal level

The snowpack usually is at its deepest and most water-laden around April 1, so weather watchers won't know with certainty what kind of wet season it has been until then. Gehrke says that while the survey is enc...More..

Judge: Casey Anthony may have accidentally killed child
by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Judge: Casey Anthony may have accidentally killed child

Judge Perry agrees that Anthony did not murder Caylee , but he does think she probably killed her by accident. Perry said it's a theory and if jurors in Anthony's 2011 trial had come to that conclusion, they...More..

by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Trump Says He Might Compromise on Immigration Reform

He noted that Trump "was a little flummoxed" when a reporter asked him about a campaign promise to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which lets undocumented immigrants who entered the ...More..

by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Leaked health bill already out-of-date, GOP leaders say

But he ultimately learned that the legislative process benefits from nudging by the executive branch. Republican leaders insist that their proposals are conservative and the same ideas members of the House Fr...More..