Police detain shooter near California zoo; many shots fired

While police were searching for him, officers reported gunfire striking near them, but none were hit. Officials say a gunman who fired numerous shots Friday morning in east Oakland near the zoo has been disarmed and is in police custody. He was bei... More..

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by | Monday, February 20, 2017

California hit by 'weather bomb' - biggest storm in years

At time of posting, at least four deaths have been linked to the storm , including two passenger killed in a four-car pile up on the San Diego freeway, a 55-year-old man who was electrocuted when a fallen tree...More..

by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Environmental Groups Decry Confirmation of Scott Pruitt to Lead EPA

Throughout the confirmation process, Democrats expressed concern with Pruitt's track record as Oklahoma Attorney General, where he consistently joined oil and gas companies in challenging federal environmenta...More..

A Woman Who Reported Domestic Abuse Was Detained by Immigration Agents
by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

A Woman Who Reported Domestic Abuse Was Detained by Immigration Agents

Bernal told reporters that El Paso officials will be meeting with federal authorities on Friday to discuss the arrest and ICE's future enforcement efforts in the city. And once in immigration detention, tran...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Senate Narrowly Confirms Mulvaney As Trump's OMB Director

John McCain, chairman of the Armed Services Committee, denounced him as a danger to national security, and joined Democrats in voting against him. Mulvaney's confirmation vote in the Senate is scheduled for...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Two-year-old boy killed during Facebook livestream video

The video captured the sporadic emotional aftermath where the woman was heard pleading with the owner of the home and said she did not want to go to the hospital because she could be arrested . Two-year-old L...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Cars Burn in Disneyland Parking Fire

A fire broke out in a parking structure at Disneyland on February 13, 2017. No injuries. Structure evacuated. Darren Clark, whose family of four couldn't get to their vehicle because of the shutdown, told KN...More..

by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Peru Fugitive Ex-President Could Try to Flee from United States to Israel

The government of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski added that it was asking authorities in the United States and Israel to help capture him. Peruvian judge Richard Concepcion issued a national and global arres...More..

Yale Will Take Calhoun Name Off Residential College
by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Yale Will Take Calhoun Name Off Residential College

Yale University is set to change the name of its undergraduate residential college - Calhoun College - honoring former U.S. Vice President John C. Calhoun, who was also a prominent supporter of slavery. Unive...More..

by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Blizzard conditions confirmed in some areas as storm hammers MA

A blizzard warning was in effect for parts of Long Island, while a winter storm warning was issued for New York City, parts of Hudson Valley, Connecticut and New Jersey. A gusty wind from the north at 25-35...More..

Federal Immigration Authorities Launch Raids Across The Country
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Federal Immigration Authorities Launch Raids Across The Country

In an uncharacteristic statement on an ongoing operations, ICE called the allegations by immigration advocates are "false, dangerous, and irresponsible". An ICE official says the department conducts operation...More..

by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Homeland Security Chief: Southern Border a 'Gaping Wound in Our Defenses'

The Trump administration appealed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit in San Francisco to reinstate the travel ban while the case progresses. "Not until the boom", Kelly replied. Kelly said he be...More..

by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Tom Brady's Super Bowl jersey goes missing

So how did Patriots Nation celebrate one of greatest Super Bowls? Final viewership totals are expected later on Monday. Noting the late comeback, the President congratulated the Patriots and his "friend" qua...More..

by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Chuck Schumer Has 'Serious, Serious' Doubts About Neil Gorsuch After Meeting

There are different kinds of conservative judges, from the pragmatist to the originalist. Eighty-six percent (85%) and strongly believe that Judge Gorsuch will be the next Supreme Court justice, according t...More..

by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

Professor at NYU Protest Screams at Police, Demands They Attack Campus Speaker

Those arrested face charges including drug possession, criminal mischief, disorderly conduct and obstructing government administration, police said. Once McInnes entered the building, protesters followed him ...More..

by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

Bearded, black-clad bomb thrower terrorizes Cheesecake Factory in Pasadena

No customers were hurt in the incident and the motive is still unknown police said. Unfinished plates of food and personal belongings were abandoned mid-meal. He wore black clothing and a black beanie. Auth...More..

Machete attacker shot in Paris' Louvre
by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

Machete attacker shot in Paris' Louvre

One of them shot him at least three times, hitting him in the stomach. Another soldier opened fire, gravely wounding the attacker. Michel Cadot, the head of the French capital's police force, said the man...More..

by | Friday, February 03, 2017

Dems To Force Pence Tie Breaker Vote In DeVos Confirmation

Devos' lack of experience with public education and the lack of knowledge that she portrayed in her confirmation hearing", Murkowski said in about six minutes of remarks on DeVos. Senators Lisa Murkowski of A...More..

First Republican Senator Announces She Will Vote Against Betsy DeVos
by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

First Republican Senator Announces She Will Vote Against Betsy DeVos

DeVos to be secretary of Education", she said. If the two women vote against DeVos, the resulting 50-50 tie could be broken by Vice President Mike Pence in his role as presiding officer of the Senate. However...More..

by | Friday, January 27, 2017

Border Patrol Chief Asked to Resign Day After Trump Signed Immigration Orders

He became the chief of the U.S. Border Patrol in June 2016 and took office in October - the first outsider to lead the agency since its founding in 1924. The former official said Morgan was not at work yesterda...More..

by | Friday, January 27, 2017

Albright: I'm 'Ready To Register As Muslim' To Fight Trump

As of this article's publication, the tweet has more than 46,000 likes and more than 20,000 retweets. Trump unveiled this week a plan to stop accepting Syrian refugees and suspend the issuing of visas for M...More..

by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

"'Was that Godzilla?" Video of massive alligator goes viral

The Lakeland Police Department shared a video on its Facebook page of the gator strolling along at Circle B Bar Reserve , an area of protected lands in Polk near Lakeland. After all, we recently reported o...More..

Protests erupt as far-right speaker returns to UC Davis
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Protests erupt as far-right speaker returns to UC Davis

Leading up to the event, hundreds of UC Davis students, faculty members and alumni signed a petition asking that the university cancel the event. Students confronted police and caused a big enough commotion...More..

Sheriff Clarke: Sen. Booker's Testimony Against Sen. Sessions an 'Embarrassment'
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Sheriff Clarke: Sen. Booker's Testimony Against Sen. Sessions an 'Embarrassment'

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks with reporters at the Capitol on January 4, 2017. "I am also deeply concerned by his views on immigration, which I saw firsthand during the push for comprehe...More..

This Is What Trump's CIA Pick Thinks About Encrypted Messaging Apps
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

This Is What Trump's CIA Pick Thinks About Encrypted Messaging Apps

Wyden, a member of the Senate's intelligence committee known for championing privacy, said Pompeo, if confirmed, would face "an enormous challenge" pursuing "honorable policies" given statements made by Preside...More..

Tracking a potentially significant storm system Sunday-Monday
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Tracking a potentially significant storm system Sunday-Monday

This ice storm may make travel impossible and no doubt at least will make travel extremely unsafe. DeWitt and Piatt counties remain under a winter storm watch from this evening to Sunday . Forecasters say ic...More..

Thousands attend funeral for NYPD Detective McDonald in Manhattan
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Thousands attend funeral for NYPD Detective McDonald in Manhattan

The beloved detective will be honored at a 9:30 a.m. funeral at Saint Patrick's Cathedral in Manhattan. He died on Tuesday afternoon at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset where he was admitted on Fr...More..

by | Friday, January 13, 2017

Rhett Lashlee leaving Auburn to be new offensive coordinator at UConn

Here are a few in-depth articles from Auburn's SB Nation site on what to expect from a Rhett Lashlee offense. The Connecticut Huskies have had significant off-season in terms of coaching decisions, addi...More..

Red Cross: We need donations for all blood types
by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Red Cross: We need donations for all blood types

Snowstorms and bad weather led to the cancellation of nearly 100 blood drives in December, causing the Red Cross to miss out on several thousand donations. "This simple act can have a profound impact on another...More..

by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Haslam backs Trump's pick for US Education Secretary

There is a push, too, by her supporters to persuade the education panel to confirm her as education secretary, which seems likely despite the outcry against her. In as much as I have devoted my career to tu...More..

by | Monday, January 09, 2017

Winter storm warnings issued as wintry mix threatens South

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for southeast coastal Rhode Island and south coastal MA. Temperatures are expected to drop into the low teens Sunday morning and into sing...More..

by | Friday, January 06, 2017

Virginia Republican Files Transgender Bathroom Bill

The bill generally would do as the North Carolina law did limit transgender bathroom use in government buildings to birth gender . "The bill requires that each dressing room, locker room and restroom be desig...More..

Chicago Bears players believe locker-room mindset must change
by | Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Chicago Bears players believe locker-room mindset must change

Despite winning just three games this year, the Bears stayed competitive in nearly every contest, yet they couldn't find a way to pull out victories. "I definitely believe we're gonna shock the world next year ...More..

Thoughts about the Cowboys in Week 17, the Playoffs and Beyond
by | Monday, January 02, 2017

Thoughts about the Cowboys in Week 17, the Playoffs and Beyond

It meant nothing in the standings, and basically nothing in the stat books (though several Eagles players padded their 2016-17 statistics Sunday), but Philadelphia's Week 17 win against the NFC East champion ...More..

On-street parking ban in effect for New Year's Eve
by | Sunday, January 01, 2017

On-street parking ban in effect for New Year's Eve

A normal high temperature for December 31 in New York City is 39 degrees, while a normal low is 28 degrees, according to Accuweather . A ridge of high pressure will keep the region dry on New Year's Day, but...More..

by | Friday, December 30, 2016

Cam Newton surprises young fan with a hospital visit

One of Deckard's teachers, Courtney Cooper , started a social media campaign she hoped would unite Deckard with Newton, the boy's favorite player. Newton visited Austin, of Phenix City, at Children's Healthc...More..

15k patients' info shared on social media from NH Hospital data breach
by | Friday, December 30, 2016

15k patients' info shared on social media from NH Hospital data breach

While DHHS emphasized that there have been no reports of credit card fraud or identity theft, New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan (D) released a statement stressing that the incident " is being treated with the ut...More..

by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Black Twitter reacts to Dylann Roof refusal to save his life

In addition to the federal trial, Roof faces nine murder charges and three attempted murder charges in state court. He said would make an opening statement but would call no witnesses or present any evidence....More..

by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

What to expect from Thursday's winter storm in N.J

It is not out of the question that snow mixes in at the tail end of the storm from New York City to Providence, Rhode Island, but accumulating snow is unlikely. Sustained winds greater than 40 miles per hour ar...More..

by | Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Best Merry Christmas Wishes, Messages, SMS to celebrate the Wonderful Occasion

My Malay-Singaporean friend Amelia Abdullahsani noted recently that although she is Muslim, she not only sends out Christmas and holiday cards every year in December, but also that once the tinseled trees sta...More..