Suspected gang member kills California police officer

22 Feb, 2017

Corina said he had an extensive rap sheet. A procession was held from the University of California Irvine Medical Center to the Orange County Coroner's Office, where the officer's body was taken for further examination. Detectives recovered a semi-automatic handgun at the scene. When the officers arrived, they were told by the victims that the driver who had struck them was around the corner.

Police Detain Active Shooter in Oakland

19 Feb, 2017

Following a brief standoff, the gunman was shot by Oakland police, KPIX-TV reported. As the shots are fired, you hear the pressing concern for the safety of the R.O.'s., or responding officers. He exited the residence, spray painted eyes on a nearby garage then proceeded to spray paint a vehicle. After a standoff with the police, Enjaian was shot and wounded when the police returned fire.

Two-year-old boy killed during Facebook livestream video

16 Feb, 2017

The woman runs from the vehicle screaming and yells that she has been shot in the stomach. "I got a bullet in my stomach". When the older woman is telling her she's calling 911, Devonte is heard saying, "I can't go ..." "Oh my God, Lord, please".

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: DeVos is for education

16 Feb, 2017

Senate case by Vice President Mike Pence. Recently, she was greeted by barricade of protesters outside a school in Washington D.C. Additionally, Vice President Mike Pence had to cast the tie-breaking vote, which has never happened for a Cabinet secretary position before.

NFL Draft: 14 Michigan Wolverines Invited to Combine

16 Feb, 2017

The nine players invited stand as a Clemson record, breaking the mark of eight set past year. Arkansas, Florida, Florida State, Utah, Southern California and Ohio State all have eight, while Louisville, Washington and North Carolina have seven each.

Dallas restaurants and chefs kill it on nominations for James Beard Awards

16 Feb, 2017

All JBF Award winners receive a certificate and a medallion engraved with the James Beard Foundation Awards insignia. New Orleans chefs and restaurants were heavily represented on the James Beard Foundation's newly released list of 2017 awards semifinalists .

Russian missile deployment violates treaty

16 Feb, 2017

Secretary of Defense James Mattis is due to visit NATO's headquarters to meet with his counterparts Wednesday. Reports of the recent missile deployment have further complicated US-Russia relations and come as the White House finds itself without a national security adviser following the forced resignation of Michael Flynn on Monday.

Virginia Judge Blocks Trump Travel Ban With A Sharp Rebuke

15 Feb, 2017

The ruling comes after a similar injunction imposed by a judge in Washington state. Brinkema reportedly pointed out that Trump had called for a "Muslim ban" during the campaign and also said he would seek to help persecuted Christians by giving them priority, which gives the appearance that the order violates the First Amendment by singling out a specific religious group.

Flu now widespread epidemic in U.S., cases on the rise in Arkansas

15 Feb, 2017

To find a county health department near you, visit Thus, the typical flu swab collected in any medical clinic setting is not reported to the local health department unless the person becomes hospitalized with the flu, stated Cunningham.

Harrison Ford Involved In Passenger Plane Incident at OC Airport

15 Feb, 2017

Ford reportedly was captured on air traffic recordings saying, "Was that airliner meant to be underneath me?" The FAA told The News that the pilot of the single-engine plane had correctly read back instructions from air traffic controllers before the mishap.

Defections by Sears, Kmart cap week of controversy for Trump brands

13 Feb, 2017

Search of the Sears and KMart websites did not turn up Trump Home products, except for those sold by third-party vendors. Nordstrom was the first major retailer to announce it would stop carrying Trump's products, citing the brand's performance.

Winter Storm Bears Down on East Coast, Causes Disruptions

12 Feb, 2017

Winter storm warnings were in effect in Boston and Philadelphia as well as New York City today, where city public schools were closed and gusty winds blew snow sideways down the streets of Manhattan. Charlie Baker warned , saying forecasts were calling for 8 to 14 inches across the state. Wednesday saw temperatures of almost 60 degrees in New York City , and Thursday will be a little, er, different.

Protesters Attempt to Block Education Secretary Betsy DeVos from Entering DC School

11 Feb, 2017

The protestors blocked her from walking up stairs to enter the school and then followed her to her vehicle, yelling at her while she tried to leave. The police broke up the line, carrying away one person who'd clung to the grille of the auto.

Chris Kennedy, former Board of Trustees chairman, to run for governor

10 Feb, 2017

He was also on the board of trustees for the University of IL. Rauner , a wealthy former venture capitalist, poured $50 million into his campaign coffers late a year ago, and gave almost as much to fellow Illinois Republicans in 2016. Democratic Chicago Alderman Ameya Pawar also has announced he's running. The poll, which was conducted between January 23 and January 29 and received 5,352 responses, asked respondents to select their preferred Democratic candidate to run for governor in ...

Scarborough Mocks Senate Dems for Suggesting Jeff Sessions Is a Bigot

09 Feb, 2017

Elizabeth Warren have collected more than $250,000 for the Democrat's re-election campaign since the Republican-led Senate voted to silence her Tuesday night. Now Sessions is a senator and is set to be confirmed as our nation's attorney general. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) is sworn in before the Senate Judiciary Committee during his confirmation hearing to be the USA attorney general January 10, 2017 in Washington, DC.

Right to Work Not the End of Missouri Labor Bills

08 Feb, 2017

Jay Nixon vetoed a right-to-work bill in June 2015. Unions, who more typically back Democrats, contend the inability to collect dues keeps them from bargaining for important rights and benefits for their workers and curbs their political influence.

Hostages taken in Smyrna prison, prompting statewide lockdown

02 Feb, 2017

At least four guards and a counselor were taken hostage, the Associated Press reported at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. The emergency situation has been unfolding at the James T. Representative William Carson, a member of the Delaware House Corrections Committee, said he had been told it was an " apparent hostage situation ".

Thousands protest travel ban at Philadelphia International Airport

31 Jan, 2017

Federal judges in Boston passed an order late Saturday night, saying Customs officials could not detain anyone exclusively on the basis of the executive order by President Donald Trump that bans citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States.

Honda and GM to Build Next-Generation Fuel Cell Stacks in MI

31 Jan, 2017

The two companies said they are sharing intellectual property to create a " more affordable commercial solution" for fuel cell and hydrogen storage technology. Major automakers are racing to develop fuel cell vehicles, which are powered by electricity generated by a chemical reaction between oxygen and hydrogen.

Recent rains put significant dent in Georgia's drought

28 Jan, 2017

As of January 24, 38.73 percent is drought-free. The board of directors of the San Diego County Water Authority voted to declare an end to drought conditions in its region and to call on Gov. However, the drought conditions are dissipating across the state as, of course, non-drought conditions expand. The state has now moved out of the highest level of drought, termed "exceptional" - which lingered in northwestern Los Angeles County, parts of Santa Barbara and Kern counties, and most of ...

How Trump could find $1 trillion for infrastructure

26 Jan, 2017

In their package, Democrats are proposing $210 billion to fix crumbling roads and bridges; $110 billion for a new water and sewer program; $180 billion to replace and expand rail and bus systems; and $200 billion for "all modes of surface transportation".

Hattiesburg Salvation Army damaged during storms

23 Jan, 2017

Then it ripped into Forrest County before heading south of downtown Hattiesburg . Three to five inches of rain fell, causing flash flooding in some areas. He observed buildings that had windows blown out and were standing with water. He continued on to say the wind also peeled back the roof on every building at their Hattiesburg campus.

Mexico turns over drug lord 'El Chapo' to the US

21 Jan, 2017

In May, the Mexican foreign ministry approved extradition bids from California, where he is wanted for drug distribution, and Texas, where he faces charges including murder and money laundering. "We are deeply grateful to the Government of Mexico for their assistance in securing Guzman Loera's extradition". Guzman will be prosecuted for drug trafficking and other criminal charges in a Brooklyn court.

More Southern storms possible; 2 tornadoes confirmed

21 Jan, 2017

You're not completely out of the woods, but the severe weather threat looks more limited the farther north. The rain should quickly come to an end Sunday with the day setting up to be rather windy with gusts of 30 to 35 miles per hour as temperatures fall back through the 60s and down into the 40s by Sunday night.

Arizona's Allonzo Trier suspended for failed PED test

21 Jan, 2017

As of a test from two weeks ago, there were still trace amounts of the drug in his system, according to the report. "I don't have control of the situation", Miller said . The sophomore guard averaged 14.8 points per game as a freshman and was expected to pace the Wildcats as a scorer, but has not appeared in a game due to the suspension.

Bernie Sanders Isn't Having Any Of Scott Pruitt's Nonsense

20 Jan, 2017

Pruitt's hearing is one of a series of sessions to vet Trump's senior appointees since last week. Regulations, he said, "shouldn't favor any sector of the economy". "You used your office as a direct extension of an oil company rather than a direct extension of the public health of the people of Oklahoma". Pruitt countered that Devon's concerns over EPA's methods reflected the broader concerns of an industry crucial to Oklahoma.

Orlando shooter's wife pleads not guilty to aiding husband

19 Jan, 2017

According to the New York Times , which broke the news on Monday that the Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested Salman in the San Francisco area where she had been living, Salman "shook visibly" at her initial appearance in Oakland, California on Tuesday.

Senators Test Limits on Donald Trump at Jeff Sessions Confirmation Hearing

11 Jan, 2017

Protesters repeatedly interrupted the start of Sessions' hearing, some dressed in KKK robes and another holding a sign that said "Support Civil Rights, Stop Sessions". Sessions has faced allegations of racism stemming from comments he made in the 1980s, and criticism for calling the American Civil Liberties Union and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People "un-American".

Cuomo proposes free tuition for low, middle income New Yorkers

04 Jan, 2017

Sanders, who campaigned for the USA presidency as an advocate for free tuition , was at the LaGuardia Community College in Queens to support Cuomo's program. There is a "staggering $1.3 trillion in college debt" in America today, Sanders said in a statement , adding that, in NY, the average debt for a graduate of a four-year college exceeds $29,000.

25-year-old mother of two dies while on Facebook Live

03 Jan, 2017

She then, she fell back and then Rylee picked the phone up and started talking and playing and then I hear [gasping noise], then I heard one more. She was transported to a local hospital, but unfortunately, it was already too late. "It's awesome for someone to sit there and see somebody or hear them take their last breath and nobody did anything", Richard Herndon said. Herndon's mother, Mary Morgan , said her daughter suffered from a thyroid condition.

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