Governor calls monuments bill divisive; black lawmakers urge Senate to reject it

Members of the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus claim that House Bill 71 is rooted in white supremacy. The bill , if signed into law, would forbid the removal, renaming or adjustment of any military monument in the state, including Confederate ... More..

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Police chief shot in upstate NY, suspect barricaded in home
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Police chief shot in upstate NY, suspect barricaded in home

Neuhaus said that he was standing next to Amthor at that moment, and that the police chief was headed into surgery soon. Amthor is the police chief of Maybrook and the neighboring town of Montgomery. The As...More..

More immigrants arrested, fewer deported under Trump
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

More immigrants arrested, fewer deported under Trump

Another 10,845 immigrants with no criminal convictions were also arrested during that time period, compared with 4,242 during the same period past year. According to the latest data from U.S. Immigration and ...More..

Proposed BASD budget has no tax increase
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Proposed BASD budget has no tax increase

This will raise the tax levy increase by 2.89 percent, below the legal limit set by the state. A number of districts are voting from 6:00 a.m.to 9:00 p.m. Among the school-related shootings are a 1-year-old c...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Plane Vanishes Into Thin Air: Debris Found

The people on board were identified as pilot Nathan Ulrich , 52, his reported girlfriend, Jennifer Blumin , the 40-year-old founder of event management company, Skylight Group , and her two sons, four-year-o...More..

Activist resigns after congressman writes letter to employer
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Activist resigns after congressman writes letter to employer

The congressman sent one of the letters to Lakeland board member Joseph O'Dowd, who donated a total of $700 to past campaigns. Avelenda is listed as a member of the Steering Committee of NJ 11 For Change...More..

Travel ban arguments focus on Trump's comments about Muslims
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Travel ban arguments focus on Trump's comments about Muslims

Acting U.S. Solicitor General Jeffrey Wall , arguing on behalf of Trump, was given the task of persuading an appeals court dominated by judges appointed by Democratic presidents that the travel ban was motiv...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

State's Top Cop Reflects On The Sacrifices Made By Law Enforcement

Boca Police Chief Dan Alexander said 144 police officers were killed in the USA previous year. "As law enforcement officers, we put on our uniforms each day not knowing what dangers we may face", said Detec...More..

Rapper Travis Scott arrested in northwest Arkansas
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Rapper Travis Scott arrested in northwest Arkansas

He was reportedly booked for inciting a riot, endangering welfare of a minor and disorderly conduct. After being taken to a Rogers police station, he was released without bail shortly before midnight. Oh, a...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

US prosecutors told to push for more, harsher punishments

This week, Sessions issued a memo to Department of Justice staff ordering federal prosecutors to "charge and pursue the most serious, readily provable offense". Now, prosecutors will return to the highest lev...More..

Paul Ryan Gives Trump A Shoulder On Comey And Russia
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Paul Ryan Gives Trump A Shoulder On Comey And Russia

Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle have been calling for an independent probe, following the president's decision this week to fire FBI Director James Comey , who was heading up that agency's inves...More..

Officer shot in Kirkersville, Ohio
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Officer shot in Kirkersville, Ohio

NBC4i says Disario had six children and a seventh is on the way. Kirkersville Elementary School was placed on lockdown as a result of the situation, 10TV reported. A home across the street reportedly was...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Ann Coulter's Planned UC Berkeley Speech Is Dead in the Water

He said students should expect "a very, very low tolerance of violence". On the day last week when the University of California at Berkeley canceled today's appearance by Ann Coulter , the fiery conservati...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Donald Trump accused of 'witness intimidation'

McGahn asked me whether or not Gen. Flynn should be fired, and I told him that that really wasn't our call , that was up to them, but that we were giving them this information so that they could take action". ...More..

House passes $1.1 trillion government-wide spending bill
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

House passes $1.1 trillion government-wide spending bill

Republicans renewed negotiations last month, but failed to round up enough support for a vote before a two-week recess in April. "But tomorrow, House Republicans are going to tattoo this moral monstrosity to th...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Warren Buffett To Shareholders: 'We Messed Up By Not Investing In Amazon'

Berkshire voted its near 10% stake in favour of the board at the bank's AGM on April 25 and prevented stunning no votes against the board from disaffected shareholders of all sizes. Buffett is right that, for m...More..

Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico

Cummins was on the verge of being fired, according to the TBI; a criminal investigation was swirling; and the health teacher, who was armed with two handguns, had little left to lose. The papers indicate any ...More..

Rape charges dropped against 2 migrant teens
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Rape charges dropped against 2 migrant teens

The 17-year-old will be treated as a juvenile for the new charges. "Part of the reason that the president has made illegal immigration and crackdown such a big deal is because of tragedies like this", Spicer ...More..

by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Wisconsin-based atheist group sues Trump over church order

The order portends but does not yet do harm to the provision of reproductive health services. The order asks the IRS to use "maximum enforcement discretion" over the regulation, known as the Johnson Amendmen...More..

Another Day Of Rain: Flood Watch Remains In Effect
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Another Day Of Rain: Flood Watch Remains In Effect

Forecaster said there will be a 60 percent chance of rain from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday . Periods of heavy rain are likely overnight through Friday with the rain tapering off Friday evening. Rain , ...More..

Record number of S. Koreans participate in early presidential voting
by | Friday, May 05, 2017

Record number of S. Koreans participate in early presidential voting

Early voting ended Tuesday, and if the numbers are any indication (and we certainly hope they are), more voters in Amarillo are taking this election seriously - as they should. But unlike local and assembly by-...More..

Escape suspect won't fight extradition to Iowa
by | Thursday, May 04, 2017

Escape suspect won't fight extradition to Iowa

According to the Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office in Iowa, two deputies were shot by a suspect who was escaping custody Monday morning. Iowa does not have the death penalty, but the Pottawattamie County ...More..

by | Thursday, May 04, 2017

Trump Warns North Korea's Missiles Will Get Better

North Korea disrespected the wishes of China & its highly respected President when it launched, though unsuccessfully, a missile today. Bad! "He will have to do what he has to do". That means, he said, working ...More..

Flint Homeowners May Face Foreclosure Due To Unpaid Water Bills
by | Thursday, May 04, 2017

Flint Homeowners May Face Foreclosure Due To Unpaid Water Bills

But in parts of Flint the residents are still getting water out of their taps which generally meets federal guidelines for maximum lead and copper content, but it's still really not safe. A harrowing timeline...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

South Carolina Police Officer To Plead Guilty In Walter Scott Shooting

As for what punishment Slager should receive, Scott's brother, Anthony, said , "Murder deserves life in prison". He had been tried by the state previous year for shooting Scott, who was unarmed, in the back ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

NBA Recaps: Hawks pull even with Wizards

Not so much from Calderon, whose hair is thinning on top. He's averaging 24.4 points, 7.2 assists and one steal per game in the series. "Schroder had an unbelievable three-point night tonight", Brooks said ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

San Diego shooter was angry over a break-up

Everyone scattered, including a man who fell and broke his arm. "Our hearts go out to all the victims, their families and anyone who witnessed this tragic event", the chief said. "Three of the officers shot ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

SpaceX scrubs launch of national security satellite, now set for Monday

The postponed Falcon 9 launch went off successfully Monday morning at 7:15 a.m. The Falcon 9 was originally slated to lift off on Sunday, but was canceled at the last minute due to a sensor issue on the roc...More..

US Treasury secretary says to cut corporate tax rate to 15 percent
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

US Treasury secretary says to cut corporate tax rate to 15 percent

Republicans have questions about how the federal government will make money with such cuts and how the enacted proposal won't cause the deficit , a term for the national debt , to skyrocket. These are key R...More..

Future of revamped health care bill remains dubious in House
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Future of revamped health care bill remains dubious in House

Representatives from the conservative House Freedom Caucus and the moderate Tuesday Caucus have been huddling to piece together a plan to effectively repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. But there are si...More..

National Ag Organizations Relieved US Will Remain in NAFTA
by | Saturday, April 29, 2017

National Ag Organizations Relieved US Will Remain in NAFTA

The White House said earlier that Trump told the leaders of Canada and Mexico on Wednesday that he would not terminate the NAFTA treaty at this stage, but would move quickly to begin renegotiating it with...More..

by | Saturday, April 29, 2017

Paris Jackson on '13 Reasons Why': It's 'extremely triggering'

The girl's death is shown in an extended scene that has been described as graphic and disturbing. The St. Vincent email does not encourage parents to talk with their children about the issue. Netflix hasn't ...More..

Katy Perry Announced An Upcoming Single Featuring Migos
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Katy Perry Announced An Upcoming Single Featuring Migos

The artwork for Katy Perry's next single " Bon Appétit " has been revealed today, and well... it's... something. And indeed, yesterday Perry announced her new single, called " Bon Appétit ", featuring Migos. ...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Jonathan Demme, director of 'The Silence of the Lambs', dead at 73

The 1991 movie, based on Thomas Harris' novel, swept the Academy Awards the following year, winning Oscars for best picture and its two stars, Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins, whose Hannibal Lecter character...More..

Israeli man arrested in threatening calls to Tampa Jewish schools
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Israeli man arrested in threatening calls to Tampa Jewish schools

Among the charges against him are making a bomb threat against an El-Al flight to Israel that sparked fighter jets to be scrambled, and threatening a Canadian airport, which required passengers to disembark in ...More..