Court Requires Unanimous Juries In Death Penalty Cases

That case has now had the death sentence vacated and been remanded for a new sentencing phase. Florida has the largest death row in the U.S, and this latest decision may help change that distinction. The court, however, stopped short of commuting h... More..

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by | Saturday, October 15, 2016

Tornado, wind, rain wallop Pacific Northwest

Mayor Gary Bullard issued a state of emergency , the Tillamook Headlight Herald reported. The Tillamook County Reporter is reporting several buildings were damaged. More than 6,000 customers around OR are with...More..

Justice Ginsburg Walks Back Criticism Of Colin Kaepernick's Kneeling
by | Saturday, October 15, 2016

Justice Ginsburg Walks Back Criticism Of Colin Kaepernick's Kneeling

Kaepernick this week said Ginsburg's comment had been "disappointing", according to the San Jose Mercury News . In the Yahoo News interview , Ginsburg equated Kaepernick's actions to burning the American ...More..

by | Saturday, October 15, 2016

Duterte government asks United Nations to probe drug-related killings in the Philippines

You better watch it all ... It will be good. "If I don't respect you anymore, be prepared for the worst because I can give you gallons of gallons of epithets, curses", Duterte said. I am very sure, very sure ...More..

911 operator arrested after hanging up on calls
by | Friday, October 14, 2016

911 operator arrested after hanging up on calls

Before the caller could give his location, Williams disconnected the call. He was purchasing lottery tickets when a gunman entered the store and shot the counter clerk. That was when Williams was heard complain...More..

Cops: Man abducted co-worker, possibly tortured her to death
by | Friday, October 14, 2016

Cops: Man abducted co-worker, possibly tortured her to death

On the exterior of the unlocked back door, investigators found a "bright, reddish" stain and send it to a lab for DNA testing. Horvath related that he had a flat tire that day and returned home to fix it and th...More..

by | Friday, October 14, 2016

Trump Denies Sexual Assault Allegations; Says He'll Prove Claims Are False

After years of working to end "this kind of violence and abuse and disrespect. we're hearing these exact same things on the campaign trail". Mrs. Obama was speaking at a Hillary Clinton rally in New Hampshire...More..

by | Thursday, October 13, 2016

Hillary Clinton pulls into 5-point lead over Donald Trump — UPI/CVoter poll

If you only read one thing: Donald Trump is not backing down after his slash-and-burn debate performance Sunday night. Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonCatholic group demands top Clinton aide resign over...More..

The bizarre 'killer clown' craze is 'wasting police resources'
by | Thursday, October 13, 2016

The bizarre 'killer clown' craze is 'wasting police resources'

With the rise in clown sightings and the spread of photos on social media, people throughout the nation have started to panic. So far there has been one report on the Rock, but in the United Kingdom this new ...More..

Creepy YouTube Video May Show Missing Teen
by | Thursday, October 13, 2016

Creepy YouTube Video May Show Missing Teen

I was at the mall today, and guess what happened?" the man begins in an excited voice. She tried on clothes at J.C. Penney, he said . After hearing how he almost bought her jewellery and took her back to his h...More..

by | Thursday, October 13, 2016

The Who rocks two-hour set at Desert Trip

This is not the first time the two have played this song together. At its crescendo, the performance segued into the chorus from John Lennon's 1969 single Give Peace a Chance , with the audience encouraged...More..

Wow, Mayor Of 9/11 Town Can't Remember What Happened On 9/11! Sad!
by | Thursday, October 13, 2016

Wow, Mayor Of 9/11 Town Can't Remember What Happened On 9/11! Sad!

Donald Trump embraces former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani at a campaign rally in North Carolina last month. "I don't remember seeing Hillary Clinton there", Giuliani told his audience. Then-New York Ci...More..

Nurses' strike ends with tentative agreement
by | Thursday, October 13, 2016

Nurses' strike ends with tentative agreement

Rank-and-file association members are expected to vote on the deal Thursday. Details of the tentative agreement will be available to MNA members, Allina Health employees, and the public beginning Tuesday, Oct...More..

Tulsa police victim was high on PCP when he died
by | Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Tulsa police victim was high on PCP when he died

The case drew national attention after police released videos showing Crutcher walking on the road with his arms in the air before the shooting. It is not suitable for all audiences. The full autopsy report was...More..

by | Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Ex-ally: Christie seemed happy about gridlock

David Wildstein testified Monday about receiving an email from Republican Gov. Chris Christie's deputy chief of staff in 2013 that it was "time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee". The two indicted were ...More..

San Diego's Karl Strauss named nation's top midsize brewery
by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

San Diego's Karl Strauss named nation's top midsize brewery

Photo of Ocelot Brewing Company by Tammy TuckSeveral D.C. area breweries were awarded medals this Saturday at the Great American Beer Festival , the annual national beer competition and tasting event in De...More..

October 9th to 14th is Fire Prevention Week
by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

October 9th to 14th is Fire Prevention Week

For over ninety years, communities across the country have observed Fire Prevention Week in memory of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. The Golden Hills area will be canvassed starting at 9:00 Saturday mornin...More..

Leaked campaign emails show 'moderate' side of Hillary Clinton
by | Monday, October 10, 2016

Leaked campaign emails show 'moderate' side of Hillary Clinton

The ongoing dribble of boring and fairly unconvincing documents by WikiLeaks - as well as their long news conferences in which they pat themselves on their back but tell us nothing - is actually starting to bec...More..

by | Sunday, October 09, 2016

Parolee charged in slaying of Los Angeles County sergeant

Owen, a married father of two grown children, was a 29-year department veteran who had been promoted to sergeant five years ago. Authorities said Lovell then fled from the area on foot and ran into another ...More..

by | Sunday, October 09, 2016

Redskins win 31-20

Taylor intercepted a pass Cousins intended for wide receiver Jamison Crowder and returned it 29 yards to Washington's 12. In Week 2, the Browns were up 20-2 against the Baltimore Ravens before losing 25-20. Thi...More..

After bitter battles, Cruz says he will vote for Trump
by | Sunday, October 09, 2016

After bitter battles, Cruz says he will vote for Trump

And I intend to keep my word. And second, his belief that Democrat Hillary Clinton is " wholly unacceptable ". Cruz said he was simply following through on a promise to support his party's presidential nomine...More..

Keith Scott's Family Releases Cell-Phone Video of Police Shooting
by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

Keith Scott's Family Releases Cell-Phone Video of Police Shooting

You will see what is pertinent, specifically where it starts and where it ends, at the shooting", Putney said. She urges her husband to get out of the auto and suddenly, shots are fired. Multiple state and lo...More..

Finland, US to deepen military ties through pact
by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

Finland, US to deepen military ties through pact

Defence Minister Jussi Niinistö praised the Finnish air force, which managed to photograph the planes midflight, and said that the foreign ministry will request an explanation from Russian Federation later toda...More..

Minnesota Mall Attacker Likely Was Radicalized, Officials Say
by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

Minnesota Mall Attacker Likely Was Radicalized, Officials Say

Authorities say Adan may have been radicalized before the attack. Adan took interest recently in Islam, and encouraged his female relatives to be more religious. MPR's Christopher Juhn reports: "City officia...More..

Donald Trump sees 'a lot of love' in Wisconsin
by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

Donald Trump sees 'a lot of love' in Wisconsin

Sen. Ron Johnson, Gov. Scott Walker, and state Attorney General Brad Schimel are scheduled to appear with Ryan, along with Trump. Ted Cruz of Texas. The Wisconsin lawmaker will appear with the congressional...More..

Hillary Clinton tackles teenage girl's question about body image
by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

Hillary Clinton tackles teenage girl's question about body image

Responding to Leach, Clinton nodded to the unprecedented "meanness" Trump has added to the conversation about women and their bodies. Clinton's answer to the girl's question was admirable, but it's the girl's...More..

by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

Millions leaving government insurance money on the table?

Carpenter said the fact that special enrollment customers as group tend to spend shorter periods of time enrolled in coverage than other people "could lead to some kind of issues in assigning a risk score" co...More..

Video shows deadly encounter between police, black man
by | Friday, October 07, 2016

Video shows deadly encounter between police, black man

Scott gets out and starts walking backward before shots are fired. But then one of the officers saw him hold up a gun, the document states. The officers stand over Scott. Officials initially said Wednesday's vi...More..

by | Friday, October 07, 2016

Creepy Clowns: What you need to know

It is time to cease and desist, Bozo. There is still three weeks until Halloween but that fact is doing nothing to slow the growing reports of "creepy clown" sightings across the nation. Another one said, "It...More..

Drake Actually Visited Drake University - But Everyone was Asleep!
by | Friday, October 07, 2016

Drake Actually Visited Drake University - But Everyone was Asleep!

Drake stopped by Drake after his concert in Des Moines - decked out in gear from the university , including a varsity jacket and basketball jersey - at around 2.30am and began knocking on doors, accordin...More..

by | Friday, October 07, 2016

WikiLeaks founder promises leaks on U.S. election, Google

It trumpeted having released 10 million documents over the course of a decade, boasting 10 billion words and averaging 3,000 documents per day. Assange denied reports that he meant to harm the campaign of Dem...More..

Ted Cruz officially endorses Donald Trump in Facebook post
by | Friday, October 07, 2016

Ted Cruz officially endorses Donald Trump in Facebook post

But between the party-line camaraderie that Friday brought and the "bromance" from the initial stretch of the election, the two bitterly battled it out for the nomination. Cruz admitted the report was true, lik...More..

Gov. Haley orders evacuation of Georgetown and Horry Counties
by | Friday, October 07, 2016

Gov. Haley orders evacuation of Georgetown and Horry Counties

A dramatic example of how serious this is: Beaufort Memorial Hospital has had to evacuate. She said state officials would have liked 250,000 people to evacuate. Meanwhile, Tropical storm warnings are now in eff...More..

NC bishop to lead Catholic Diocese of Arlington, Virginia
by | Friday, October 07, 2016

NC bishop to lead Catholic Diocese of Arlington, Virginia

Pope Francis also accepted the resignation of Bishop Paul S. Loverde of Arlington, Virginia, and named as his successor Bishop Michael F. Burbidge of Raleigh, North Carolina. The bishop holds a bachelor's degre...More..

Ayotte Says She'd Point to Trump as Role Model
by | Friday, October 07, 2016

Ayotte Says She'd Point to Trump as Role Model

NOTE: Ayotte and Hassan will next debate Oct. 14 on WGIR-AM with Jack Heath, Oct. 25 on New Hampshire Public Radio, Oct. 27 on NH1 TV, and November 2 on WMUR-TV, a debate co-sponsored by the New Hampshire Union...More..

Satellite Captures 'Skull' Picture of Hurricane Matthew
by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

Satellite Captures 'Skull' Picture of Hurricane Matthew

Residents in Florida have cleared supermarket shelves ahead of the arrival of the storm, after winds of almost 150mph battered the islands. It caused an estimated $21 billion in damage and left thousands of res...More..

by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

Title IX coordinator resigns, lawsuit against Baylor grows

When asked about the mediation, Dunn said under Texas law details of a mediation can not be made public and he refused to answer. "Jane Doe 7" alleges she was sexually assaulted by two fellow students in May ...More..

Former Gators QB Chris Leak subject of sexual assault investigation
by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

Former Gators QB Chris Leak subject of sexual assault investigation

We've reached out to the Orlando PD for confirmation, and will update this post when more information becomes available. He has not been charged with a crime, but is merely under investigation. Leak later calle...More..

by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

I have 'brilliantly' used United States tax laws: Donald Trump

TRUMP: Argues his steep cut in the corporate tax rate would end the practice of corporate "inversions", which occur when a US company acquires a foreign corporation, then relocates overseas, to avoid paying U...More..

by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

North Haven Adds Police Presence Due to Creepy Clowns

The posts suggested the clowns would show up around the school's lunch period, when students are more likely to exit and enter the building. A motorist posted a video on Twitter at 2:45 a.m. King is not the...More..

by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Black man dies in fight with California police

The Coroner's attribution of the cause of death will not be announced for several months, until the toxicology results become available. Lindsay is mother to four of Thomas' children, and is expecting a fifth. ...More..

Arkansas, Allen make quick work of Alcorn State in 52-10 win
by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Arkansas, Allen make quick work of Alcorn State in 52-10 win

Defensive back Henre Toliver intercepted a deflected pass and brought it back 70 yards for his first touchdown in the third quarter. "Pick 6s are always nice, and to have three of them this year (is nice)", A...More..

by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Former Trump 'Apprentice' Omarosa Warns Of Candidate's 'Ultimate Revenge'

Now, a new report alleges that Trump's behind-the-scenes behavior on the NBC show, The Apprentice , was "sexist" and "lewd". An Associated Press report published Monday details the sexism female contes...More..

by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Trump tax revelation punctuates week of political challenges

Ever defiant, Donald Trump and his Republican allies embraced a report on Sunday that said the NY businessman may not have paid federal income taxes for almost two decades after he and his companies lost almo...More..

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Event
by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Event

Almost 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men have suffered from domestic violence by an intimate partner. "It does not matter how many domestic violence calls our law enforcement partners respond to on a daily basis, o...More..

USA top court refuses to hear Redskins trademark appeal
by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

USA top court refuses to hear Redskins trademark appeal

A new Democratic nominee - Garland or someone else appointed by Clinton if she were to win the presidency - would most likely vote in a similar fashion to the two more moderate members of the court's four-membe...More..

Bill Clinton returns to MI on Monday
by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Bill Clinton returns to MI on Monday

Bill Clinton's most recent appearance in the state was in September during Detroit's Labor Day parade. Both candidates are focusing in on MI and its large working-class, pushing for votes. In Flint, Clinton w...More..

Supreme Court turns away Redskins appeal in trademark case
by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Supreme Court turns away Redskins appeal in trademark case

It's the first time in 25 years the court has been at less than full strength at the start of a term, on the first Monday in October as prescribed by law. The court's calendar so far has no blockbuster cases li...More..

by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Trump has a challenging week with a tax revelation

Records sent by an anonymous tipster to the "New York times" show in 1995, trump reported a jaw-dropping $916 million loss , the apparent result of the collapse of his Atlantic City casinos, his airline an...More..

by | Monday, October 03, 2016

Talk of sex tapes takes presidential campaign on sordid turn

Donald Trump's friends and even his foes agree that he's at his best in scripted moments — such as when he speaks with the aid of a teleprompter. Winning Pennsylvania will be hard for Trump, considering the s...More..