Closing arguments scheduled in trooper ambush trial

A warning label inside the vest said it's not meant to protect against rifle fire.A pathologist who conducted the autopsy on Dickson told the jury that either of the bullets that struck him would have been fatal.Frein eluded capture for almost seven ... More..

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by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Government: 36 Islamic State fighters killed by massive bomb

Army Gen. John Nicholson, commander of U.S. Forces - Afghanistan, said the caves and tunnels targeted by the MOAB bomb were being used by ISIS as a "sanctuary inside Afghanistan" to move around the battlefield ...More..

Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz won't run for re-election
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz won't run for re-election

He first entered the political arena in 2003, serving as former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, Jr.'s campaign manager and chief of staff for two years, and was elected to the U.S. A long-shot Democratic challenger...More..

Delaware County Amber Alert
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Delaware County Amber Alert

The Amber Alert was issued for 2-month-old Maxwell Keener and and 20-month-old Adelyn Keener. The children's mom, Sarah Jane Lewis, who was reported to have taken the children, was found with them. She has blon...More..

Trump orders overhaul of H-1B visa system
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Trump orders overhaul of H-1B visa system

Laws requiring the use of USA -sourced goods and services for government contracts would be bolstered by an executive order issued April 18 by President Donald Trump. Trump's order seeks to ensure the visas go ...More..

A case for preventing children's scraped knees
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

A case for preventing children's scraped knees

Many speakers at the demonstration - as well as Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer - raised the same fire department question, wondering why a prohibition on the government cutting a check to a church woul...More..

Trump to sign bill extending veterans' health care program
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Trump to sign bill extending veterans' health care program

Trump had pledged during the presidential campaign to give veterans freedom to seek care "at a private service provider of their own choice". "I came to the conclusion we have to maintain a strong VA", Shulki...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

No need for Trump's approval to use massive bomb

The provincial government said Saturday that 94 ISIS militants including four leaders of the terror group were killed in the airstrike and no casualties were incurred to the local residents. Last week, a USA ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Trump order would target high skilled worker visa program

Trump will sign the order during a visit to Wisconsin tools manufacturer Snap-on , two senior Administration officials said Monday on the condition of anonymity. "We are finally standing up for our workers a...More..

Logan County sheriff's deputy shot near Oklahoma City; police searching for suspect
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Logan County sheriff's deputy shot near Oklahoma City; police searching for suspect

Highway Patrol spokesman Lt. John Vincent said Tuesday that Logan County Sheriff's David Wade died after being taken to a hospital for his wounds. Sheriff Devereaux says that the deputy was shot multiple tim...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Pulitzer Prizes in journalism and the arts set to be awarded

Other winners included an worldwide consortium of more than 300 reporters on six continents that exposed the so-called Panama Papers detailing the hidden infrastructure and global scale of offshore tax havens u...More..

Gas prices rise to highest level since September 2015
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Gas prices rise to highest level since September 2015

Fuel prices have been moving up the last couple weeks because of higher crude oil prices. KINGSTON, N.Y. Average retail gasoline prices in NY have risen 1.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.50 ...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Activists to use Tax Day to tell Trump: Show us your returns

His administration's excuse? " People don't care ". Organizers of "Tax March" are planning events in more than 150 cities, including New York, Washington and Los Angeles, as well as cities in Europe, Japan an...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

White House decides against releasing visitor records

On Friday, an administration official announced the logs will no longer be made publicly available, citing "grave national security risks and privacy concerns". "Good thing we sued". Plaintiffs say the admini...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Kansas outcome a warning to GOP as Georgia contest nears

Whether in the manufacturing industry or in public office, Ron has always worked to improve efficiency and find savings. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee , the NRCC's counterpart, closely moni...More..

LI Teens Found Butchered In Park, MS-13 Gang Suspected
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

LI Teens Found Butchered In Park, MS-13 Gang Suspected

Police are not revealing when they believe the victims were killed, in an effort to "maintain the integrity of the investigation". The authorities have not disclosed the identities of the four new victims. Thir...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

"I'm scared": Officials release 911 audio from school shooting

He had been hospitalized since Monday, when the estranged husband of his teacher, Karen Smith, entered their North Park Elementary School classroom, shooting her and another student. According to authorities, A...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Kelsey Plum goes No. 1 in WNBA draft

Her 15.3 rebounds per game combined with Plum's 31.7 points per game made them the first pair of teammates in NCAA history to lead the nation in rebounding and scoring in the same season. "For us, it's definite...More..

Border turns quiet under Trump amid steep drop in arrests
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Border turns quiet under Trump amid steep drop in arrests

President Donald Trump's campaign promise of a "big attractive wall" along the Mexican border all but came tumbling down Wednesday as the secretary of Homeland Security said that there would only be solid barri...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Is Bannon in peril? Trump comments worry his populist base

Trump's comments about Bannon mark the nadir of a relationship between strategist and candidate that paid massive dividends for both - dating back to August 2016 when the former CEO of Breitbart News signed on...More..

'It's Not Too Late' To Boot FBI Director Comey
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

'It's Not Too Late' To Boot FBI Director Comey

In fact, Comey intervened in the election in such a way that nearly certainly cost Clinton the presidential race, all while hiding information from the public about the Trump campaign being under investigation ...More..

'Cocaine Cowboy' arrested in Central Florida after 26 years on the run
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

'Cocaine Cowboy' arrested in Central Florida after 26 years on the run

They surveilled them for some time and when they were able to confirm it was Gustavo, they stopped him at a traffic light in Kissimmee. Falcon and his family were renting a house in Kissimmee, which was under...More..

Tradition! Trump to keep Obama Passover custom alive with Seder Monday
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Tradition! Trump to keep Obama Passover custom alive with Seder Monday

While Seders follow the ritual order of prayers, readings and eating symbolic foods outlined in the Haggadah (the book that sets forth the order of the Passover Seder ), preparations often begin weeks befo...More..

NC GOP leader promises no action on anti-gay marriage bill
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

NC GOP leader promises no action on anti-gay marriage bill

Hodges decision of 2015. In news that probably isn't shocking, GOP lawmakers in North Carolina have introduced a bill to restore the state's constitutional ban on same sex marriage. One of the sponsors of t...More..

Donald Trump sounds sick of Steve Bannon
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Donald Trump sounds sick of Steve Bannon

If it weren't for the fact that our president doesn't know how computers work , I'd have no doubt that he would be obsessed with the Google alert he would have set up for his name. President Donald Trump decli...More..

Sacramento man accused of jaywalking tackled and punched by police
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Sacramento man accused of jaywalking tackled and punched by police

The incident supposedly all started because the man was jaywalking. Following the altercation with the officer, the man was handcuffed and arrested for resisting arrest and an outstanding misdemeanor warrant ...More..

'Manchester by the Sea' inspired duo to kill son
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

'Manchester by the Sea' inspired duo to kill son

In speaking to the court, Heather Franklin's attorney, Michael Trosset, said, according to the transcript , "She is innocent until proven guilty". He said it's unclear if the movie, which starred Casey Affle...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

List of winners at the 2017 Academy of Country Music Awards

The Backstreet Boys shined brightly at the 2017 Academy of Country Music Awards. Urban is the top nominee with seven, including album of the year, single record, song of the year and male vocalist of the y...More..

Texas voter ID law was designed to discriminate, judge rules
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Texas voter ID law was designed to discriminate, judge rules

Sign up at Tribune.com for our upcoming newsletter. She also concluded in Monday's ruling that the law "had a discriminatory impact" and that there had been a "pattern of conduct unexplainable on grounds ot...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Shooting at Coral Gables mall leaves one person dead

A fitness trainer at a gym in Coral Gables, Fla., opened fire , wounding two coworkers before he turned the gun on himself on Saturday, witnesses said. Ackerman was shot in the head during the gunfire and was ...More..

Marvel Studios' THOR: RAGNAROK, Starring Chris Hemsworth
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Marvel Studios' THOR: RAGNAROK, Starring Chris Hemsworth

Kevin Feige will produce the film, joined by executive producers Louis D'Esposito, Brad Winderbaum, Victoria Alonso, Thomas M. Hammel and Stan Lee. The screenplay is by Craig Kyle & Christopher Yost and Stepha...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Neil Gorsuch Sworn In As Supreme Court Justice

A smiling Trump stood behind his nominee. All eight other Supreme Court justices attend Gorsuch's ceremonial swearing in, including Anthony Kennedy, who swore in the new justice. Democrats angrily fought th...More..

Five children hurt after inflatables go airborne in South Carolina
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Five children hurt after inflatables go airborne in South Carolina

The church was holding their annual Spring Carnival when an inflatable slide and a bounce house went airborne. Two of the children were severely hurt by the mishap at Springwell Church. According to Fire Chie...More..

Schumer seizes on Trump team's offer to work with Dems
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Schumer seizes on Trump team's offer to work with Dems

On March 24, Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the Republican health care bill from consideration after it became clear that it did not have enough votes to pass the legislation, in part because of near-...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Baltimore officials to judge: Don't delay police overhaul

In a city that became emblematic of police abuse, excessive force and callous treatment of young black men, Baltimore's mayor and commissioner say they are eager and ready to change not only the culture of law ...More..

2 inmates charged with killing 4 in South Carolina prison
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

2 inmates charged with killing 4 in South Carolina prison

Guards found the four men at 10:35 a.m.in a dorm at Kirkland Correctional Institution, a state maximum security site outside Columbia that holds approximately 15,000 offenders, said Sommer Sharpe. Warrants for ...More..

House bill would ban ICE agents from identifying as police officers
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

House bill would ban ICE agents from identifying as police officers

Ocean County's 48 Hour Immigration Detainer Policy was crafted on July 28, 2015 by Jail Warden Mueller. "The idea that entering courthouses to make immigration related arrests somehow enhances public safety...More..

Indiana Senate approves bill making 'ILEARN' new state test
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Indiana Senate approves bill making 'ILEARN' new state test

That version of the legislation passed through the House, but ran into a roadblock in the Senate, due to a rule barring any legislation with similar language to a bill that was defeated from being heard in th...More..

Snow possible on Friday; sun returns on Saturday in Portage County
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Snow possible on Friday; sun returns on Saturday in Portage County

Wind advisory through this evening. A wind advisory is in effect for metro Atlanta until 10 p.m. Thursday after strong storms Wednesday . Sunrise will be at 7:07 a.m. Sustained winds around 20mph with...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Melania Trump visits school with Jordan's queen and DeVos

The "extravagance" of the Trump family lifestyle was condemned by those who signed the petition . She also has shown an interest in women's and children's issues. Other users on social media thought the r...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Most young people say gov't should pay for health care

A straight repeal of those two items remains an nearly impossible sell to the broader conference (the moderate Tuesday Group was fleeing in large numbers when EHBs was put on the table two weeks ago), so they'r...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Air Force: Pilot safe after F-16 crashes in Maryland

A fighter jet crashed several miles outside Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on Wednesday, the United States media reported . VIDEO fighter jet crash near Joint Base Andrews. Those planes are scrambled from An...More..

Wet, naked woman tells cops she's a mermaid, has webbed feet
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Wet, naked woman tells cops she's a mermaid, has webbed feet

The Fresno Police Department took to Facebook on April 4 to ask the public's help in identifying a almost naked woman found wandering by herself in Fresno, California, according to KTXL . But she answered "I d...More..

No deals yet on NY state budget
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

No deals yet on NY state budget

Kearns says five of the last six budgets during his time in the Assembly have been passed on time, so this current situation is uncharted territory for numerous new members. The state Budget Division said the b...More..

Disco biscuits, Spanish fly: Cosby lawyers to argue evidence
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Disco biscuits, Spanish fly: Cosby lawyers to argue evidence

Judge Steven T. O'Neill did not give any indication of when he would rule but continually brought up the need for this case to go to trial, which is scheduled for June 5. Cosby's defense team wants the jury poo...More..

Judge blocks governor from closing Kentucky's only abortion clinic
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Judge blocks governor from closing Kentucky's only abortion clinic

Cabinet spokesman Doug Hogan said officials were "surprised and disappointed the court entered a temporary restraining order without input from the cabinet and without first ascertaining the status of communi...More..

Democrats secure enough votes to block Supreme Court nominee - for the moment
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Democrats secure enough votes to block Supreme Court nominee - for the moment

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 11-9 to approve Gorsuch's nomination Monday afternoon, setting the stage for the full Senate vote later this week. While Kaine lauded Gorsuch's for his professional and educ...More..

Cricket to feature at 2024 Olympics?
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Cricket to feature at 2024 Olympics?

Cricket has not been played at the Summer Games since Great Britain beat France to win gold in 1900. The former South African cricketer also revealed the format of the game. Richardson , who has been in his...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

16 states, DC urge court to continue to block travel ban

That's what Watson issued against the travel ban on March 15. The travel ban is also being challenged in a federal case originating from the state of Maryland. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson is listening ...More..

Your jaw will drop when you see the new 'Mama June'
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Your jaw will drop when you see the new 'Mama June'

Following her weight loss, Shannon then went under the knife to have excess skin removed, as well as a breast augmentation. The 37-year-old reality star unveiled her dramatic makeover during a photo shoot on ...More..