Chicago Cop Faces New Charges in Shooting Death of Laquan McDonald

Van Dyke, 38, is accused of shooting the 17-year-old McDonald 16 times in October 2014. Police initially said McDonald had lunged at officers with a knife, but this did not align with dash-cam footage of the incident. The video also shows Van Dyke ... More..

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American Health Care Act will be bad for women
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

American Health Care Act will be bad for women

He said they should reconsider their position because it would defund the plant here and her abortion business and that funding would continue if the bill is defeated. Taylor added that 70 percent of Americans ...More..

Man killed in blast near Bangladesh's main airport
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Man killed in blast near Bangladesh's main airport

He also asked to people not to be anxious following the incident. The bomb, carried by a man on foot, exploded near a police checkpoint monitoring vehicles heading to Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. I...More..

by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch continue

Gorsuch meant to describe how John Hancock signed the document "big and boldly", but stumbled at first and said "bigly". During more than 10 hours of testimony by the nominee Tuesday, Democrats on the Jud...More..

by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Wisconsin, Florida governors propose friendly wager before Badgers-Gators game

As much fun as spring break on a beach might be, Ferris is having the time of his life experiencing another deep tournament run by Bucky. None of the Sweet 16 now meets that criteria, but two could by tournam...More..

Ag Secretary nominee questioned about budget
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Ag Secretary nominee questioned about budget

Sen. Debbie Stabenow of MI, the committee's ranking Democrat, told Perdue she's "deeply concerned" about Trump's plan to cut $4.7 billion dollars from the federal agriculture department's budget. His demeanor-t...More..

Wolf puts National Guard, travel limits in place for snow
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Wolf puts National Guard, travel limits in place for snow

A toddler in Pennsylvania was able to get to his emergency surgery on Tuesday, despite the massive winter storm's shutting down roads all over the northeast. "The child went to the hospital in East Stroudsburg"...More..

Mother, 8-year-old daughter die in separate accidents within hour
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Mother, 8-year-old daughter die in separate accidents within hour

The child, who investigators identified as Patterson's daughter, died at the scene. A two-car crash yesterday in Valley Head killed one person and injured two others. Both were killed close to their home, a...More..

1-year-old girl killed as truck barrels into stroller in NYC
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

1-year-old girl killed as truck barrels into stroller in NYC

Reese Fluellen knows the mother because their children play together recounted the terrifying moments as the hysterical mother helplessly looked on. Bystanders rushed to the scene and tried to help. The child...More..

Suspect wanted after deadly Hayward police shooting arrested
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Suspect wanted after deadly Hayward police shooting arrested

She was taken to a hospital, where she died, police said. "It's tragic when an officer has to fire their weapon", said Hayward Police Department spokesperson Sergeant Ryan Cantrell. The vehicle continued to dri...More..

Central freshman Ian Brown talks about saving friend's life
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Central freshman Ian Brown talks about saving friend's life

Brown, who is a Police Explorer with the La Crosse Police , then walked Olsen to the school nurse's office, according to a La Crosse Police press release . "I could've been dead", Olsen told WISN 12 NEWS . ...More..

Hawaii Judge Who Blocked Trump's Revised Travel Ban Receives Threats
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Hawaii Judge Who Blocked Trump's Revised Travel Ban Receives Threats

Watson ruled that the order signed by Trump early this month seeks to target Muslims and is akin to a Muslim ban the president proposed during the 2016 election campaign. The U.S. Marshals Service has flown in ...More..

by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Key Democrats will filibuster Gorsuch

Sen. Dick Durbin questions Judge Neil Gorsuch on March 21, 2017 in Washington. If Gorsuch is confirmed, he would tip the United States high court's balance toward conservatives, at a time when progressives ...More..

by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Chuck Schumer Breaks the Senate

Alito was confirmed in a 58-42 vote after 72 senators voted to end that filibuster. Republicans have a 52-48 majority in the Senate. "His nomination will have a cloture vote". Spicer noted that in February 20...More..

Tennessee Teacher Kidnaps 15-Year-Old Girl
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Tennessee Teacher Kidnaps 15-Year-Old Girl

She may be in the Decatur, Alabama area. The two could be traveling in a silver Nissan Rogue with Tennessee plate 976-ZPT. She's 15-years-old, white, with blonde hair , and hazel eyes. "Please do the rig...More..

Texas Congressmen Complete 30 Hour Drive From San Antonio To Washington
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Texas Congressmen Complete 30 Hour Drive From San Antonio To Washington

Many contentious town halls have been held across the country this year, with protesters showing up and shouting matches taking place between lawmakers and their constituents, largely over the Republican plan t...More..

Oklahoma Senator Under Investigation for Alleged Relationship with Teenage Boy
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Oklahoma Senator Under Investigation for Alleged Relationship with Teenage Boy

Officers noted they could smell raw marijuana coming from the room. No one answered the door when the police knocked but then somebody answered why the police was there. Shortey became a State Senator in 2010. ...More..

Detroit Cop Shooter Arrested After City-Wide Search
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Detroit Cop Shooter Arrested After City-Wide Search

Both are expected to be OK and reportedly were able to drive themselves to the hospital. "They will actually set it side by side and look through two different microscopes and they will look at the differen...More..

by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Casey: I'm Voting Against Gorsuch for Supreme Court

Currently, the Senate has 52 Republicans and 48 Democrats. A decade ago, Graham became part of the "Gang of 14", which negotiated allowing most of the stalled nominees to get a final confirmation vote in exchan...More..

by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Yes, Dems Should Block Gorsuch While the FBI's Trump Probe Goes on

Under friendly questioning by Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Chuck Grassley, an Iowa Republican, Judge Gorsuch, 49, said he would also be able to "put politics aside" when ruling on cases. However, the r...More..