Democratic lawmakers may challenge Trump's electoral win: 'Democracy requires trust and verification'

Keep the Electoral College and continue to have the votes of all 50 states play a role in selecting the winning candidate. Many also continue to point out that Hillary Clinton won the popular vote , a fact that Trump has consistently discounted, a... More..

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Troubled Oakland Police Department Gets New Chief
by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

Troubled Oakland Police Department Gets New Chief

Kirkpatrick led the police departments of the small towns of Federal Way and Ellensburg, Washington early in her career. In Oakland, Kirkpatrick will be tasked with cleaning up a culture within Oakland's poli...More..

When will Christmas trees be picked up for recycling in New Orleans?
by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

When will Christmas trees be picked up for recycling in New Orleans?

Crews will collected trees through Friday, Jan. 13. To participate, place your Christmas tree at your regular garbage collection location (front or alley), but away from your waste collection cart, before Jan...More..

Tokin' Of Goodwill: Pro-Pot Group Giving Away 4200 Joints At Inauguration
by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

Tokin' Of Goodwill: Pro-Pot Group Giving Away 4200 Joints At Inauguration

Just a few weeks away fromDonald Trump's inauguration on January 20, the D.C. Cannabis Coalition announced it will hand out a whopping 4,200 free joints to attendees. The giveaway is created to raise awareness ...More..

by | Wednesday, January 04, 2017

NY gov. proposes free tuition for public colleges

Cuomo will unveil his proposal at LaGuardia Community College in Queens with Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont. Making college free was a huge pillar in Sanders' campaign previous year for the Democratic nomina...More..

Dozens of people killed in attack on Istanbul nightclub
by | Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Dozens of people killed in attack on Istanbul nightclub

Early after the attack, there was speculation that the Kurdistan Worker's Party had perpetrated the act but they released a statement distancing themselves from it because they support democracy, as compared to...More..

Queen Elizabeth II continues to recover from severe cold
by | Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Queen Elizabeth II continues to recover from severe cold

Princess Anne thanked well-wishers outside the church after attending the service with her father Prince Philip, brother Prince Edward... Queen Elizabeth II missed a New Year's Day church service because of a...More..

by | Monday, January 02, 2017

North Carolina GOP's Attempt To Limit The New Governor's Powers Halted

This after Governor-elect Roy Cooper, a Democrat, won the election over the sitting governor, Republican Pat McCrory. County election boards would have two members from each party, rather than the current three...More..

Eagles 27, Cowboys 13: Roob's 10 Observations
by | Monday, January 02, 2017

Eagles 27, Cowboys 13: Roob's 10 Observations

With Tony Romo out dealing with injuries Dak Prescott has been leading the team. They won both in dominant fashion and pressure situations, going 7-2 in games decided by seven points or less. There won't be a...More..

Man suspected of killing Pennsylvania state trooper is dead
by | Sunday, January 01, 2017

Man suspected of killing Pennsylvania state trooper is dead

On its Facebook page, State Police posted a photograph of Weaver in uniform with the note "End of Watch: Dec. 30, 2016". The post included images of a police cruiser that had crashed and another of an injured p...More..

Scattered rain, snow showers to end the year
by | Sunday, January 01, 2017

Scattered rain, snow showers to end the year

Tonight: Diminishing winds late; Scattered rain and snow showers ending. Wednesday: Much colder. Partly to mostly cloudy. South southwest wind around 7 miles per hour. "While we'll get some rain for the ne...More..

Use of marijuana is increasing among the youth
by | Sunday, January 01, 2017

Use of marijuana is increasing among the youth

There was no change in use or perceived harm among 12th graders or among similar grades in Colorado. Reason's Jacob Sullum, among others, explained why he believed the 2015 report was not conclusive, but ...More..

Knott's ride stuck 125 feet in air with 17 people inside
by | Sunday, January 01, 2017

Knott's ride stuck 125 feet in air with 17 people inside

The Sky Cabin is located in the park's Boardwalk area, and is described on the Knott's Berry Farm website as a "slow spinning attraction. with a mild thrill rating". malfunction, firefighters began lowering t...More..

Texas mother dead, 2 daughters injured after falling from Colorado chairlift
by | Saturday, December 31, 2016

Texas mother dead, 2 daughters injured after falling from Colorado chairlift

The other child was in stable condition at Middle Park. Granby police said Thursday afternoon that an adult female died at Middle Park Medical Center-Granby as a result of the accident. The Quickdraw Lift has...More..

A comet will cross the sky on New Year's Eve
by | Saturday, December 31, 2016

A comet will cross the sky on New Year's Eve

The NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory said a comet may be visible as people welcome in 2017 on Saturday. This year, it was first visible on the low western horizon on December 15. In fact, NASA told USA Today...More..

Michigan State rallies to nip Minnesota in overtime in Big 10 opener
by | Saturday, December 31, 2016

Michigan State rallies to nip Minnesota in overtime in Big 10 opener

The Gophers still led by double digits around the midpoint of the second half, but Nairn, not at full strength because of foot trouble, coolly engineered the Spartans surge with Ellis and Ward as his wing men. ...More..

Dylann Roof plans no witnesses or evidence in penalty phase
by | Saturday, December 31, 2016

Dylann Roof plans no witnesses or evidence in penalty phase

Most of the penalty phase will involve up to 38 people related to the nine people killed and the three people spared when Roof went into Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church on June 17, 2015, sat through ...More..

Personal Information Breached, Posted to Social Media
by | Friday, December 30, 2016

Personal Information Breached, Posted to Social Media

New Hampshire Republican Party Chairwoman Jennifer Horn quickly accused Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan of withholding information about the breach until after Election Day, when Hassan defeated Republican U.S. T...More..

by | Friday, December 30, 2016

Fox River Mall threat followed argument

Hawkins was arrested in the parking lot of a business in Hennepin County. There was a threat at Fox River Mall today in Appleton. The mall was evacuated but the man with a gun was not found and no one was h...More..

Sprint to Add 5000 New US Jobs
by | Friday, December 30, 2016

Sprint to Add 5000 New US Jobs

Still, I was surprised to hear President-elect Trump crow this week that he had convinced the company to create more jobs in the U.S. Trump twice praised the Japanese billionaire in December, signaling that...More..

San Antonio Uber driver criticizes Mack Brown while he's in the auto
by | Friday, December 30, 2016

San Antonio Uber driver criticizes Mack Brown while he's in the auto

Brown, of course, is a well-known figure in Texas, having coached the Longhorns for 15 years, but one local Uber driver wishes he'd recognized the 65-year-old a bit sooner. In response, Brown chimed in and said...More..

by | Friday, December 30, 2016

Ronda Rousey's nemesis on Friday's bout: 'She'd better be ready'

The knockout was so emphatic that it sent "Rowdy Ronda" careening not merely to the canvas in Melbourne but to a lonely world a million miles away from the queendom she long had ruled. In many respects this f...More..

by | Friday, December 30, 2016

Christmas tree collection sites open January 3

Finally, after the New Year, you strip it of the baubles, bibelots, lights, and tinsel, and leave it by the curb to be collected with the rest of the trash. Thousands of Camden residents buy the trees at nurser...More..

BYU coaching legend LaVell Edwards passes away at age 86
by | Friday, December 30, 2016

BYU coaching legend LaVell Edwards passes away at age 86

Edwards coached the Cougars from 1972-2000, compiling a 257-101-3 record. He coached multiple College Football Hall of Fame inductees, a Heisman Trophy victor in Detmer, two Outland Trophy winners (DT Jason B...More..

Massachusetts Legislature Votes to Delay Pot Shops by 6 Months
by | Friday, December 30, 2016

Massachusetts Legislature Votes to Delay Pot Shops by 6 Months

State lawmakers voted Wednesday morning to delay the opening date for recreational marijuana stores in MA by half a year - from January to summer 2018. Now lawmakers, including many who opposed the voter law, a...More..

by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Virginia State Parks offering free guided New Year's Day hikes

Currently, all 50 state park systems participate in the effort. For more information call the park office at 445-2326. Not only does the program promote fitness but it also allows park rangers, naturalists an...More..

Police search for missing great-grandmother and child
by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Police search for missing great-grandmother and child

The Brileys left on Saturday morning and were headed to family in Morven, North Carolina, to celebrate the holidays. When they tried to contact her at 10 p.m., they said the phone went straight to voicemail. Ba...More..

by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Baylor Bears Crush Boise State in the Cactus Bowl, 31-12

In his final season for the Bears, he led Baylor with 87 grabs for 1,215 yards and 13 TDs, averaging 101.3 yards per game. Boise State tacked on a field goal late in the first half as Baylor took a 21-6 lead ...More..

Milton comes through for Salvation Army
by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Milton comes through for Salvation Army

Overall, the Salvation Army's Red Kettle holiday fundraising campaign across Minnesota and North Dakota is lagging behind this year, possibly because frigid weather earlier this month kept people at home. "Toge...More..

Lawmaker beat wife, pointed gun at her, police say
by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Lawmaker beat wife, pointed gun at her, police say

His arrest warrants by the Aiken County Sheriff's Office were as not immediately available. In 2015, CBS News reported that Corley sent Christmas cards to Republican state legislators after the flag was rem...More..

5 things you may not have known about Carrie Fisher
by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

5 things you may not have known about Carrie Fisher

And on Tuesday, Steve Martin helpfully reminded us of this fact in a now-deleted tweet when he said that for him as a young man, "she was the most handsome creature I had ever seen". Reynolds often brought Todd...More..

Dolphins open as 6-point underdogs to Patriots, immediately gets worse
by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Dolphins open as 6-point underdogs to Patriots, immediately gets worse

The AFC East champions did everything they could last week to try to lock up home-field advantage throughout the playoffs with a 41-3 dismantling of the New York Jets. This will be a big game. The team will pla...More..

Crosby's goal lifts Penguins over Devils
by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Crosby's goal lifts Penguins over Devils

Olli Maatta also missed last night's game due to an illness. Including Tuesday's game, the Devils have 16 games until the All-Star break, January 27-30, nine of them home games and six against Metropolitan...More..

Cluster of 30 quakes hits near Lake Tahoe
by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Cluster of 30 quakes hits near Lake Tahoe

Two earthquakes struck early Wednesday near Hawthorne, and their rumblings were felt across areas of two states. There were no immediate reports of damage. As of publication time, no other injuries or damage ...More..

Los Angeles Synagogue Vandalized With Feces On The First Day Of Hanukkah
by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Los Angeles Synagogue Vandalized With Feces On The First Day Of Hanukkah

Rabbi Rabinowitz, who arrived at the synagogue shortly before 8 AM Sunday, alerted the Santa Monica police, who came and recorded the incident, but so far there are no witnesses to the crime. "Whether it's a sy...More..

by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Rapper Troy Ave shot twice in New York City

The headshot just grazed him and Ave's lawyer John Stella stated the injuries are not life-threatening and that he is now in stable condition. Troy Ave performs onstage on November 17, 2015, in New York C...More..

GOP moves to block 'disorderly conduct' in House chamber
by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

GOP moves to block 'disorderly conduct' in House chamber

In a statement , he said: "It is shameful that the Republican leadership doesn't want the public to see what is happening on the floor of the People's House". Paul Ryan. Angry Democrats chanted "No bill, no b...More..

by | Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Christmas blizzard could make some travel "dangerous if not impossible"

As a winter storm swept across much of the northern Great Plains Monday, travel conditions remained hazardous with blowing and drifting snow creating near-zero visibility on some roads. Traffic cameras on U.S. ...More..

Good weather in the Tennessee Valley for Friday travel
by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Good weather in the Tennessee Valley for Friday travel

Saturday Morning: Patchy fog and drizzle. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. East wind around 10 miles per hour. Rain chances Monday look to be as the sunsets. Southwest wind 3 to 5 miles per hour. ...More..

Miles Teller Speaks Out About Car Accident for First Time
by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Miles Teller Speaks Out About Car Accident for First Time

Two passengers in the Uber vehicle were taken to the hospital, complaining of minor injuries. Law enforcement sources tell the site that drugs and alcohol were not involved in the accident. And The Valley Tra...More..

Payton reaches a pair of milestones as Saints topple Tampa Bay
by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Payton reaches a pair of milestones as Saints topple Tampa Bay

The Bucs don't seem to lack confidence in their ability to make the playoffs for the first time since 2007. "We played hard", said Koetter. Last weekend, the Bucs fell 26-20 at NFC-leading Dallas. "I look...More..

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2017 Wishes, Greetings
by | Sunday, December 25, 2016

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2017 Wishes, Greetings

Christmas carols are sung by the different families of our locality. On this people celebrate by offering prayers to Jesus in Church and sharing gifts to friends and family members. It's the season of expressin...More..

Jimmy Carter Only Confirmed Former President to Attend Trumps Inauguration
by | Sunday, December 25, 2016

Jimmy Carter Only Confirmed Former President to Attend Trumps Inauguration

Technically, it's Bill Clinton who is invited to the event. "I want the PEOPLE!" he tweeted on December 22. The New York Daily News compiled a list of the celebrities that have refused to perform at the i...More..

Texas police investigating arrest of woman claiming she initially called for help
by | Sunday, December 25, 2016

Texas police investigating arrest of woman claiming she initially called for help

You don't have the right to grab him, choke him behind no paper that he threw,"says Jacqueline Craig in the Facebook video ". While the Black woman was explaining herself to the officer , the White man res...More..

by | Sunday, December 25, 2016

Hugo Lloris signs new five-and-a-half year Spurs deal

Mauricio Pochettino insists he never feared Hugo Lloris would leave Tottenham after the goalkeeper signed a new deal this week. Harry Kane, Jan Vertonghen, Dele Alli, Christian Eriksen and Eric Dier are other...More..

Winter weather ahead for holiday weekend
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Winter weather ahead for holiday weekend

The winter storms passing through the region will also result in weekend snow in Idaho's central mountains where up to a foot of the white stuff could fall. only travel in an emergency. A complex weather system...More..

Authorities search for missing 5-month-old baby
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Authorities search for missing 5-month-old baby

Possible suspects include an unknown black female, 5-foot-8-inches tall, weighing 215 pounds, with short black, braided hair, brown eyes, and wearing a yellow and black jacket. It's unclear why police issued th...More..

Hernandez shooter in double slaying
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Hernandez shooter in double slaying

Raychides Sanches testified in Suffolk Superior Court that he was a passenger in a vehicle on July 16, 2012 when an SUV pulled up and opened fire after a brief exchange. Sanches said after the shooting, "we was...More..

Alleged Little Rock Road Rage Killer Arrested
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Alleged Little Rock Road Rage Killer Arrested

U.S. Marshals worked with Gary Holmes' parents to assist with the 33-year-old's surrender to Little Rock authorities Thursday night, Fox 16 reported. When he returned to his vehicle, he said, "That's what y...More..

Boy dies after falling off Mt. Olympus water slide
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Boy dies after falling off Mt. Olympus water slide

Police say the boy's family was staying at the resort in the Wisconsin Dells area. The death of a 16-year-old boy from Florida at a closed, outdoor section of Mt. He got about halfway down and then got stuck....More..