Pat Quinn is pitching a redistricting plan he says will meet constitutional muster because it's simpler than previous plans. Under the Supreme Court's rules, Independent Maps has the right to point out argument the majority of the Court overlooked or... More..
What's even more inappropriate this time around is that one of the saucy pictures Weiner sent to a "friend" featured Weiner next to his sleeping 5-year-old son, his only child with wife Abedin. "The longer ...More..
People were texting, calling and video-chatting for help during the mass shooting of 49 people in June, and their loved ones frantically called police dispatchers in turn, according to numerous audio recording...More..
Chicago's homicide numbers become more shocking when compared to New York City, with a population three times its size. So far through the month of August Chicago has recorded 439 total shootings and 84 tota...More..
Before seasonal adjustment, the National Index posted a month-over-month gain of 1.0 percent while both the 10-City Composite and the 20-City Composite posted a 0.8 percent increase in June. Home prices across ...More..
The San Francisco 49ers quarterback sat in protest during the song at the game, saying he would not honor a song nor "show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color". "I'm su...More..
Another storm flooded streets and damaged buildings in Indianapolis Friday morning. Marion County's tornado was rated EF0. Howard County Commissioner Paul Wyman says "thousands upon thousands of people in How...More..
The press office for Mexican superstar Juan Gabriel says the singer has died at age 66. More recently, Gabriel recorded two albums of duets with dozens of younger pop stars, including Juanes, Carla Morris...More..
Johnson has been touting the Quinnipiac poll's findings on his social media account, and has been urging voters to register their displeasure with a debate system that excludes third-party candidates unless t...More..
People at the airport claimed on social media that a man opened fire while near a baggage claim inside an arrivals terminal. Sunday night's shutdown in Los Angeles closely mirrored a situation at New York's...More..
Tribal leaders from the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community say that the firefighters were headed to fight the Box Canyon fire in Utah. Michael Johnson, 28, of Baraga, is now in the Anoka County Jail after crashing...More..
Abedin responded that same day saying, "He asked to see hrc thurs and Friday thru normal channels". "I know there's a lot of smoke", she said, "and there's no fire". Other Morgan Stanley organizations, includ...More..
Donald Trump confronted head-on allegations that he is racist on Thursday, defending his hard-line approach to immigration while trying to make the case to minority voters that Democrats have abandoned them. Sh...More..
Another code word for white supremacy. The comments - delivered in what could be a crucial swing state in November - mark a dramatic escalation in the war of words between Clinton and Trump. Donald Trump is t...More..
But the court decided that the proposal did not meet the granular "structural and procedural" requirements for a constitutional change. The Illinois Republican Party placed the blame for the court's ruling sq...More..
Tornadoes were also seen in northwest Ohio. "Those directly affected by the tornadoes who need help, can contact United Way of Allen County's 2-1-1 service to get in touch with the appropriate agency", the stat...More..
Trump's name is listed on the Clinton Foundation's website as having given between $100,001 and $250,000. Trump is set to meet with African-American leaders in New York City on Thursday and said he would ...More..
An estimated 20,000 have been displaced so far; their homes likely ruined, and many are in financial trouble because they did not have flood insurance. Spokeswoman Jennifer Friedman says President Barack Obama ...More..
The premium rate hikes were substantially revised upward for Cigna and Humana after company officials realized they had vastly underestimated their costs for the coming year in providing health care coverage to...More..
Photo taken on August 14, 2016 shows cars damaged by violence in Milwaukee , U.S. state of Wisconsin. "We know there has to be more investment, and you'd have to be insane to think that this activity (riot...More..
Describing the damage he had witnessed to businesses and homes in Baton Rouge, Mr Obama said the "entire nation" was "heartbroken by the loss of life". Bush. Krichel told CNN's Nick Valencia he had lost a...More..
Clinton is trying to undercut the trustworthiness of rival Donald Trump. When the Clinton campaign released her past tax returns last July, it also released a letter from her personal physician, Dr. He also p...More..
Donald Trump's presidential campaign endured another day of internal disruption Friday when Paul Manafort, who as campaign chairman had sought to build bridges with the Republican establishment by encouraging a...More..
The high-visibility national enforcement campaign, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, runs August 19-September 5, 2016. Previously, the national slogan was "Drunk Driving: Over the Limit, Under Arrest", but sinc...More..
The New Orleans Police Monitor and Federal Consen Decree monitors are on the scene. Resident Cynthia Feist, 48, who said she was at New Orleans and Duels streets when shots rang out, said she saw police and a...More..
Martinez rounds the bases past Boston Red Sox third baseman Aaron Hill after hitting a solo home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. Choosing to face the red-hot J.D. Martinez was a ...More..
The state will begin by reviewing the cases of offenders who have been out of the criminal justice system for the longest, according to WTOP . "Undoubtedly, the governor has restored the rights of some deser...More..
The Red Cross provides food, shelter, counseling and other assistance to the victims of disasters. Our primary goal is the safety of the people we are serving - and we will continue to make decisions that ensur...More..
Officials said the winds hit a maximum 100 miles per hour and the path length was about half a mile long and 400 yards wide. EF-1 tornado confirmed in #Concord MA. It also uprooted a pine tree on Eby Road, ...More..
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission report said the child did nothing to provoke the alligator and the death was classified as a predatory attack. When Matt turned toward Lane, he saw an a...More..
August 13. A few hours after the shooting, violence erupted on the city's largely black north side, with protesters hurling rocks at police and burning six businesses. "They give only a narrow and incomplete ...More..
But Trump once again accused Clinton of "bigotry", claiming she sees African-Americans "only as votes, not as human beings worthy of a better future". In promising to "Make America Great again", he often seemed...More..
In a statement today , Wolf said , "Her decision to resign is the right one, and will allow the people of Pennsylvania to finally move on from this situation". Kane, through her lawyer, also surrendered he...More..
Police in Bridgeport were called to the home around 1:30 a.m. Sunday for a report of shots fired. But yet 13 people were shot and wounded at a Bridgeport house party after two shooters opened fire, as reporte...More..
Most of the roughly 82,000 people under evacuation orders at the height of the fire were still unable to return to check on their homes. Officials estimate 105 homes and 213 outbuildings have been destroyed sin...More..
Ertl is 45 pounds with shoulder-length, sandy blond hair. He is described as a white man, 5 foot 11 inches tall. Zachary Anderson is possibly wearing a black t-shirt with "Riverside MN Softball" printed o...More..
Daulerio. Gawker had published a video of Hogan having sex with a friend's wife. UCI will not be operating the Gawker .com site. The company's founder Nick Denton filed for personal bankruptcy this m...More..
Former US president Bill Clinton reportedly told his staffers in NY that the foundation will only accept contributions from US citizens and independent charities if Hillary wins the elections, ABC News report...More..
President Barack Obama, historically the most popular president among African-Americans in United States history, received 93 per cent of the black vote in 2012, the BBC said . Clinton's campaign railed agai...More..
Akonjee and Uddin were killed on Saturday in what prosecutors described as an assassination, when a man approached the two from behind and shot them in the head from point-blank range. On Monday police told rep...More..
If he doesn't release those returns he's begging for the issue to dog him through November. Tim Kaine and wife Anne Holton, also released 10 years of their own tax returns. With her release Clinton, for her par...More..
The victims include Jenner, members of her family and two assistants. She has been hit with a 15-count indictment for harassing Kris, her relatives, and two of her assistants, and for multiple counts of cyber...More..
Police said they went to Toone's Grovemont Drive residence. Toone is now facing at least one charge of murder in the death of Howard, but GPD detectives are now working to obtain additional murder charges for...More..
Other than that, it looks like a mainly dry stretch ahead. Tonight under mostly clear skies lows will drop in the upper 60s with a light south wind. Highs are expected to be in the middle to upper 80s on F...More..
Trump's personnel moves reflect instability atop his campaign, the official said, while Clinton's leadership team has been largely unchanged since she announced her candidacy in April 2015. Manafort still remai...More..
Typically, economists expect prices to rise as more people find jobs and cash their paychecks. The Fed raised its target range for the federal funds rate by 25 basis points to 0.25-0.5 percent in December, ...More..
Judge Jane Triche Milazzo sentenced the athlete in a New Orleans court after he pleaded guilty or no-contest to the charges relating to crimes in Louisiana, Arizona, California and Nevada. "I would like to a...More..
The DOJ's inspector general released a report on private facilities last week that said they had higher rates of assaults and disturbances in recent years, which led to greater property damage, physical injur...More..
The report says the man, later identified as Michael Henson , appeared to be intoxicated. After Henson was put in the back of a police auto (which he did not try to seduce), the woman who reported the inci...More..
Marcotte, who was murdered last week as she jogged near her mother's home in Princeton, was remembered Tuesday at a funeral Mass in the same church where she had been baptized 27 years earlier. (Worcester Count...More..