Rauner Urges Lawmakers to End Budget Impasse During Brief Session

The clock is ticking. The election is behind us now, and a stopgap spending plan that was approved in July will expire less than seven weeks from now. Kate Cloonen (D-Kankakee) and John Bradley (D-Marion), Klitzing said. Five Democrats in the Hou... More..

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by | Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Tim Howard might be out for the rest of the year

Matarrita tallied two minutes into second-half stoppage time to give the Ticos some breathing room after Cristian Bolanos jboosted the visitors to a 1-0 lead in the 65th minute before setting up Matarrita. Al...More..

Paul Ryan Dodges Free Birth Control Question on CNN
by | Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Paul Ryan Dodges Free Birth Control Question on CNN

We're going to get to work at solving the country's big problems'. Immigrants, their advocates and others opposing a Donald Trump presidency continued to protest Sunday, speaking out against the president-e...More..

After blasting Clinton, Pence in an email battle of his own
by | Tuesday, November 15, 2016

After blasting Clinton, Pence in an email battle of his own

Rachel Maddow got emotional during a Friday night segment as she discussed Mike Pence's anti-LGBT policies. The Indianapolis Star reports that while he was Governor of Indiana, Pence redacted documents when...More..

Mother Arrested for Allegedly Having 'Vicious' Monkeys, Tigers, in Home With Child
by | Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Mother Arrested for Allegedly Having 'Vicious' Monkeys, Tigers, in Home With Child

Police say Meyer admitted the tigers were large enough to be risky and that the monkeys could be vicious. In August, Meyer reportedly sold an exotic kitten to a California man for $3,000 and never shipped it,...More..

Trump lawyer asks for post-inauguration delay of Trump U trial
by | Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Trump lawyer asks for post-inauguration delay of Trump U trial

Trump turned out to have little involvement in the school, which his attorneys said relied on "sales puffery", common in advertising, to capitalize on Trump's name. "The breathing room also will permit the part...More..

by | Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Osweiler stats take back seat to Texans wins

With Houston leading Jacksonville at the half by the score of 14-10, Miller is now listed as questionable to return while the Texans have not officially ruled him out for the remainder of the contest. It's wo...More..

Dave Chappelle, 'SNL' give thoughtful coda to election
by | Monday, November 14, 2016

Dave Chappelle, 'SNL' give thoughtful coda to election

The show's more solemn opening struck a chord on Twitter . Acting as the elderly judge, McKinnon crowed, "I'm never going to step down now!" as she poured vitamin powder in her mouth, and continued making joke...More..

Kellyanne Conway: Trump Chief of Staff Announcement 'Imminent'
by | Monday, November 14, 2016

Kellyanne Conway: Trump Chief of Staff Announcement 'Imminent'

Bannon will serve as Chief Strategist and Senior Counselor to the President. She added that Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus has expressed interest in the position. In selecting Priebus...More..

by | Monday, November 14, 2016

Donald Trump thinks seek advice from Bill Clinton

But that doesn't mean they're opposed to a female president. President Barack Obama will meet key European allies and China's Xi Jinping during an upcoming three-country overseas trip, the White House said Fr...More..

Clinton makes bid for Arizona, Trump tries to keep focus
by | Sunday, November 13, 2016

Clinton makes bid for Arizona, Trump tries to keep focus

Last month national polling averages showed Clinton pulling further ahead of Trump as he sank under accusations by a number of women that he had made unwanted sexual advances, but the latest poll showed enthusi...More..

by | Sunday, November 13, 2016

Clinton concedes, asks supporters to 'never stop believing'

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump responded to activists across the country publicly declaring he is "not [their] president " by accusing them of being "professional protesters". Obama and Trump are set to mee...More..

Black students barraged by terrifying hate text messages
by | Sunday, November 13, 2016

Black students barraged by terrifying hate text messages

The latest incident comes out of the University of Pennsylvania where the names of several African-American freshman were reportedly put on a "n-gger lynching" list on the popular social media app GroupMe . Th...More..

Forecast: Freeze warning overnight; sunny weekend ahead
by | Saturday, November 12, 2016

Forecast: Freeze warning overnight; sunny weekend ahead

Normal highs this time of year are in the mid to upper 60s. Rain is not expected through the weekend, although an isolated sprinkle can not be ruled out on Sunday . Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, chance for some r...More..

Clinton casts her ballot: 'It is the most humbling feeling'
by | Friday, November 11, 2016

Clinton casts her ballot: 'It is the most humbling feeling'

Trump has eschewed the kind of investments in voter data and ground operations that propelled Obama to the White House and have been emulated by Clinton. "Because we may have a female president but we still liv...More..

by | Thursday, November 10, 2016

President Obama Delivers Speech Following Trump's Win

The president's magnanimity was striking as it came just two days after he warned Americans that Trump "lacks a basic understanding of the world" and is "temperamentally unfit to be commander in chief". And if ...More..

Did Marco Rubio Win His Senate Seat?
by | Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Did Marco Rubio Win His Senate Seat?

Sen. Marco RubioMarco RubioRubio wins reelection SENATE: GOP claims wins in key battle states Cyber fears shadow Election Day MORE (R-Fla.) is projected to win reelection to his critical Senate seat as Republic...More..

Election officials: IL early voting breaks records
by | Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Election officials: IL early voting breaks records

The directors also said that it was rare that disruptions inside polling places required law enforcement to intervene, and Beth Lechman, director of Westmoreland County's elections office, added that complaints...More..

Judge orders Trump campaign to stop intimidating OH voters
by | Sunday, November 06, 2016

Judge orders Trump campaign to stop intimidating OH voters

Indeed, pro-Trump white supremacist groups did not hide their intent to intimidate voters into staying home In addition, Trump adviser Roger Stone was organizing nationwide "exit polling" that didn't sound to...More..

Ryan says he'll seek re-election as speaker
by | Sunday, November 06, 2016

Ryan says he'll seek re-election as speaker

Clinton herself has not campaigned in Wisconsin since before the primary election, which she lost in Wisconsin to Vermont Sen. "Each of these issues should just be reflexive for any Republican by the way; the...More..

by | Sunday, November 06, 2016

Murray closing in on top spot

The Scotsman only needed to reach tomorrow's final to overtake his long-term rival Novak Djokovic in the ATP rankings . In the past year Murray has won Wimbledon for the second time and retained his Olym...More..

2 arrested in shooting outside Oakland nightclub
by | Sunday, November 06, 2016

2 arrested in shooting outside Oakland nightclub

Four of the known victims were women, three men and one was a 17-year-old boy, authorities said, adding the majority were Oakland residents. CBS San Francisco reports that two suspects have been arrested, b...More..

Stephen Curry's streak of 157 games with a made 3-pointer ends
by | Sunday, November 06, 2016

Stephen Curry's streak of 157 games with a made 3-pointer ends

Kevin Durant top-scored for Golden State with 27 points. Walton also told Warriors assistant and former Lakers coach Mike Brown that "he should've let Steve go" so he could argue more with the referees. Defe...More..

Nancy Pelosi declares support for California's legal weed ballot initiative
by | Sunday, November 06, 2016

Nancy Pelosi declares support for California's legal weed ballot initiative

Arguably one of, if not the most important state this election to consider legalizing and regulating the adult use of marijuana is the golden state. In addition, Arkansas , Florida , North Dakota and Mon...More..

Officer fired for feeding fecal sandwich to homeless person, police chief says
by | Saturday, November 05, 2016

Officer fired for feeding fecal sandwich to homeless person, police chief says

An officer with the San Antonio , Texas, police department is on "indefinite suspension" after his colleagues accused him of giving a homeless man two pieces of bread filled with feces. Worth Star-Telegram, S...More..

Stabbing reported at Rutgers Business School in New Jersey
by | Saturday, November 05, 2016

Stabbing reported at Rutgers Business School in New Jersey

Campus police were not immediately available for further comment. Residents and students should avoid the area and take shelter. The victims were attacked outside the university's business school in the middl...More..

Clinton derides Trump's fitness; he disparages her honesty
by | Saturday, November 05, 2016

Clinton derides Trump's fitness; he disparages her honesty

Thirty percent of Hispanics intend to vote for Donald Trump. And we believe 100% that we're winning all four of those. Mrs Clinton campaigned later with former primary opponent Bernie Sanders and pop star Pha...More..

by | Saturday, November 05, 2016

Democrats say Donald Trump, Republicans are intimidating voters in 4 states

Federal judges in Phoenix and Las Vegas were hearing almost identical lawsuits Thursday filed by state Democratic party officials that seek to stop what they call voter intimidation by Republicans. For his part...More..

by | Saturday, November 05, 2016

Big Ten battle; Fournette, LSU face Alabama

It's kind of developed into a rivalry game of sorts. That's one reason why Tigers tight end Colin Jeter foreshadows the latest edition of Alabama-LSU this way: "It's going to be a juggernaut battle and basica...More..

NYPD sergeants shot, 1 fatally, in Bronx's Van Nest neighborhood
by | Saturday, November 05, 2016

NYPD sergeants shot, 1 fatally, in Bronx's Van Nest neighborhood

Per ABC News.com, the Associated Press reports a robbery suspect exchanged gunfire with the two NYPD officers, hospitalizing both. Their conditions are unknown at this time. Authorities say a home invasion was ...More..

Spruce from New York will star as Rockefeller Christmas tree
by | Friday, November 04, 2016

Spruce from New York will star as Rockefeller Christmas tree

It will remain on display until January 7, 2017. The Rockefeller Center tweeted about the tree on Monday, along with a picture. Get free real-time news alerts from the Tarrytown-Sleepy Hollow Patch. The Ne...More..

Officer who shot Sylville Smith loses job amid sexual assault charges
by | Friday, November 04, 2016

Officer who shot Sylville Smith loses job amid sexual assault charges

Heaggan-Brown sexually assaulted incapacitated victims, tried paying for sex, and snapped nude photos of unsuspecting acquaintances, authorities alleged in an October criminal complaint. Police said he ignored ...More..

Study finds Uber, Lyft drivers may be discriminating against passengers
by | Thursday, November 03, 2016

Study finds Uber, Lyft drivers may be discriminating against passengers

In Boston, the researchers found Uber trips hailed by passengers with African American-sounding names were more frequently canceled by the drivers. "This discrimination is cultural and is found everywhere we ...More..

Analysts At Gabelli Indicated Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) As Buy
by | Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Analysts At Gabelli Indicated Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) As Buy

Based in USA, Alcoa Inc . has a market cap of 12592.14. We've made a commercial success of our cast products business, our can sheet business is a leader in North America and our substantial energy assets are ...More..

by | Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Police Tips to Keep Kids Safe This Halloween

For those who will be trick-or-treating in San Angelo neighborhoods, there are a few measures that will help ensure the safety of all children. ■ Only visit homes that have a lit porch light. Schwind said i...More..

Hackers apparently fooled Clinton official with bogus email
by | Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Hackers apparently fooled Clinton official with bogus email

Perhaps the most explosive aspect of the latest WikiLeaks documents is the suggestion, for the first time, of concrete evidence of a link between fundraising for the Clinton Foundation and payments to Bill ...More..

With schedules, Trump, Clinton reveal strategy and style
by | Tuesday, November 01, 2016

With schedules, Trump, Clinton reveal strategy and style

Weiner is now under investigation for sexting with a 15-year-old girl. Comey said the new emails were uncovered "in connection with an unrelated case". That may be because Clinton hasn't yet felt the politica...More..

Trump campaign manager condemns rally supporter who chanted, 'Jew-SA!'
by | Monday, October 31, 2016

Trump campaign manager condemns rally supporter who chanted, 'Jew-SA!'

Many of Trump's supporters have since co-opted the term on social media as a badge of honor, but Trump continues to criticize Clinton for her choice of words. She pushed back against Tapper's questions about Tr...More..

Early voting continues strong in November 8 general election
by | Monday, October 31, 2016

Early voting continues strong in November 8 general election

To qualify for the silver medal, the city had to provide at least one early voting site for every 35,000 residents, at least one weeknight of voting per week and at least four hours of weekend time for people t...More..

DOJ: Much of seized 50TB from ex-NSA contractor is
by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

DOJ: Much of seized 50TB from ex-NSA contractor is "highly classified"

Bennett questioned prosecutors about their assertion that the names of "numerous" United States covert intelligence operatives were included in the materials Martin is accused of stealing - which the government...More..

Titans running back DeMarco Murray undergoing MRI on toe
by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Titans running back DeMarco Murray undergoing MRI on toe

The team enters the weekend in last place in the AFC South, and they are headed towards another losing season despite high expectations entering 2016. Asked if he expects to still be the coach when the Jaguars ...More..

by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Volkswagen ordered to pay $15B, the biggest auto scandal civil settlement ever

U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer signed the order today, bringing a saga that first came to light in September of 2015 one step closer to resolution. 2 automaker. The scandal rattled Volkswagen's worldwid...More..

Detroit officer struck by van on city's west side
by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Detroit officer struck by van on city's west side

A driver tells us she was hit by a auto, but that driver never stopped - so she chased after him. The officers yelled out for officer Jarret to move, but he was unable to get out of the way in time. The officer...More..

by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Texas officials refute 'vote-flipping' after Trump tweet

In 2008, 402 votes were cast per hour. In more possible good news for Clinton, there are signs that Hispanic turnout has swelled in the Sunshine State. Early voters need to keep in mind to sign the return bal...More..

Murder Charges Filed Against Oklahoma Suspect on the Run
by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Murder Charges Filed Against Oklahoma Suspect on the Run

His family is from Kingsburg, and he also has relatives in Clovis. He said the suspect apparently was riled up over a child sex abuse case against him. Prior to the rampage, Vance had been in jail for sexually ...More..

by | Friday, October 28, 2016

A Washington ritual: Reading John Podesta's stolen emails

Numerous emails released by WikiLeaks have focused on the fallout from Clinton's private email server use. "In other words, Mills was saying Obama, he had to know that Hillary was using an illegal server bu...More..

Woman's stolen Subaru reappears with apology note, gas money from thief
by | Friday, October 28, 2016

Woman's stolen Subaru reappears with apology note, gas money from thief

Erin Hatzi, from Portland , in Oregon US, woke to find a scribbled note of apology and $30 on her red Subaru. Miracles do exist, after all: Portland resident Erin Hatzi got her auto back after one insane m...More..

by | Friday, October 28, 2016

University of Wisconsin student accused of sexually assaulting 4 more women

Sampson told the Journal that Cook will be charged with 11 felony sexual assault counts, two counts of false imprisonment, one strangulation count and more than 15 misdemeanor sexual assault counts. She sai...More..

Virginia Tech at Pittsburgh Preview Capsule
by | Friday, October 28, 2016

Virginia Tech at Pittsburgh Preview Capsule

Winning two out of the next three would push the Panthers to 7-3 and 4-1 in the ACC before home tilts against Duke and Syracuse to end the season. Everything you wanted to do at the beginning of the season is s...More..

by | Friday, October 28, 2016

Half of Florida Voters Think Rubio Planning 2020 Presidential Bid

Coastal Construction has never worked for Donald Trump. "A noun a verb and Donald Trump , that is his answer to everything", Rubio responded. "I think it's one of those races where you can very easily wa...More..