• VP Nez Attends 2017 Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Ceremony
VP Nez Attends 2017 Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Ceremony

Each year around this time, we recognize National Police Week, in order to honor the men and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice while protecting their communities. Governor Scott Walker noted that there was some comfort in the name of Officer Gudgell being added more than a century after his death, which was discovered through historical researc...

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  • Sen. Lindsey Graham to President Trump: Stop Tweeting About the Russia Investigation
Sen. Lindsey Graham to President Trump: Stop Tweeting About the Russia Investigation

The White House has drawn criticism for the timing of Comey's firing, which occurred as the Federal Bureau of Investigation continued to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible connections with the Trump campaign.

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  • Trump vs. Comey: Who will America trust?
Trump vs. Comey: Who will America trust?

The foreign minister was accompanied by Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, whose undisclosed contacts with Gen. Michael Flynn and Attorney General Jeff Sessions caused serious trouble for both. Trump later admitted in a television interview about Comey's firing that he was bothered by "this Russian Federation thing" and said he would have fired Comey regar...

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  • Officers Zerbny, Vega remembered during National Peace Officers' Memorial
Officers Zerbny, Vega remembered during National Peace Officers' Memorial

Members of area law enforcement agencies from around the country have been joined by people from all walks of life in communities around the country to remember the men and women who have given their lives in the line of duty. "People don't remember people otherwise", Anderson said . National Police Week draws in between 25,000 to 40,000 atten...

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  • Severe Weather Risk Increases for Wichita Falls and Surrounding Areas Tuesday Night
Severe Weather Risk Increases for Wichita Falls and Surrounding Areas Tuesday Night

Severe thunderstorm watch #217 remains in effect for much of northern IL and southern Wisconsin until 2 am. Earlier Tuesday, the weather service said Eastern Nebraska was at an enhanced risk for severe weather with damaging winds of 60-80 miles per hour and hail the primary threats in the Fremont area.

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  • 'Pay Trump bribes here' projected on Trump hotel
'Pay Trump bribes here' projected on Trump hotel

The emoluments clause of the Constitution reads: "No title of nobility shall be granted by the United States: And no person holding any office of profit or trust under them, shall, without the consent of The Congress, accept of any present, emolument, office, or title, of any kind whatever, from any King, Prince, or Foreign State".

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  • Texas university cancels GOP senator's speech on student petition
Texas university cancels GOP senator's speech on student petition

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham , R-South Carolina, on Sunday said he was uneasy about picking Cornyn - or anyone else with a political background - to succeed James Comey , who Trump last week ousted as FBI director amid the agency's investigation into whether members of Trump's campaign colluded with Russian Federation during the 2016 election.

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation director job: the four people being interviewed on Saturday
Federal Bureau of Investigation director job: the four people being interviewed on Saturday

As Krishnamoorthi correctly points out, there have been "varied and divergent statements" coming from the Trump White House regarding the firings of both former national security adviser Michael Flynn and former FBI Director James Comey. Trump also hit back on Friday at media reports questioning the credibility of White House accounts of why Comey ...

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  • Trump said firing Flynn 'did not sound like an emergency'
Trump said firing Flynn 'did not sound like an emergency'

The White House didn't care that Flynn was compromised. Trump further maintained he desired to know "if there was a problem in the election having to do with Russia". national security adviser Michael Flynn when he was a private citizen, CNN reported on Tuesday. Ron Wyden, Andrew McCabe told the Senate Intelligence Committee that he would ref...

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  • Jason Bateman Confirms Season 5 of Arrested Development
Jason Bateman Confirms Season 5 of Arrested Development

Prior to revealing that he had "officially signed on to more Arrested Development today", Jason cheekily stated that it's "very probable [he's] going to put some miles on the Stair Car this summer". The hope, as Bateman indicated, is to start shooting new episodes as early as this summer. It's official! Arrested Development is a go! After all...

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  • Storms possible Wednesday into Thursday, some could be severe
Storms possible Wednesday into Thursday, some could be severe

We have a strong cold front working into the region today, touching off some strong or severe storms. Model data shows a cluster of storms moving into Indianapolis from the northwest by about 11:30 p.m. Damaging winds and large hail are the primary players. That storm produced hail ranging in size of pebbles to tennis balls. Day time temperatures w...

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  • Great white sharks spotted off Southern California coast
Great white sharks spotted off Southern California coast

Video posted online by the Orange County Sheriff's Department shows the sharks swimming near several people in the water at Dana Point. "They (the State Parks department) are advising you exit the water in a calm manner". He said he'd been in the water probably seven times since a shark attack almost claimed the life of a swimmer at Church tw...

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  • Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 9
Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 9

Saucedo was booked on 26 felony counts, including homicide, assault and drive-by shooting. It was a crime spree that killed nine people , stumped the police for months and left residents of Phoenix unnerved. The shootings occurred late at night or early in the morning, mostly on the west side of Phoenix . Castro Garcia, 19, was killed on J...

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  • EPA dismisses half of its scientific advisers on a key review board
EPA dismisses half of its scientific advisers on a key review board

Richardson says he and the other board members were expecting to serve another term - as their predecessors had. An EPA spokesman told CNN there are a total of 18 positions on this particular advisory board, and nine of those scientists were not renewed following the end of their three-year term.

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  • Berkeley hails peaceful debate over Ann Coulter
Berkeley hails peaceful debate over Ann Coulter

Seven people were arrested, including one for obstructing an officer and wearing a mask to evade police, and another for possessing a knife. Some had "Build That Wall" or Trump stickers across their headgear. McInnes read. Signs posted around the courtyard list 25 items that are banned, ranging from explosive devices and weapons to balls, skatebo...

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  • House repeal of 'Obamacare' hands hot potato to wary Senate
House repeal of 'Obamacare' hands hot potato to wary Senate

Sen. "The House Republican majority was in far greater jeopardy had we not repealed Obamacare", said Republican strategist Mark Shields. Each of us is vulnerable to the unchecked exclusionary power that the health care bill would restore to the health insurance sector - a power that insurance providers have wielded before and used to devastat...

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  • Donald Trump Reportedly Plans to Gut the Drug Czar's Office
Donald Trump Reportedly Plans to Gut the Drug Czar's Office

Such cuts which could eliminate nearly half of the staff for the office. Rich Baum, the acting drug czar appointed by Trump , expressed anguish about the cuts in an email sent to the office's staff Friday. "We're going to take all of these kids - and people, not just kids - that are totally addicted and they can't break it", Trump said at a ca...

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  • Trump signs executive order to promote religious liberty
Trump signs executive order to promote religious liberty

Trump's executive order, signed Thursday and titled "Promoting Free Speech and Religious Liberty", doesn't repeal the Johnson Amendment . While a draft of the order was being considered this week, it was reported that a portion of the decree would have allowed faith-based organizations and companies to avoid serving or hiring LGBT or any other...

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  • 8000 people warned for not paying water bills in Flint
8000 people warned for not paying water bills in Flint

Rick Synder ended state subsidies for Flint residents' water bills at the end of February, a move criticized by local officials who say that even though Flint's water is now safe to drink with a filter, community members are still afraid to drink the water.

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  • Flash flood watch issued as more storms head to Coast
Flash flood watch issued as more storms head to Coast

The heaviest rains will fall generally south of the Missouri River. With already saturated grounds, the rainfall is expected to runoff and cause flash flooding, according to the weather service. The National Weather Service in New Orleans warns there is a chance heavy rains, damaging winds, hail and isolated tornadoes in South Mississippi. This wil...

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  • Paul Ryan: Spending Bill Doesn't Fund Planned Parenthood
Paul Ryan: Spending Bill Doesn't Fund Planned Parenthood

Had Herbert not been stayed by a federal court, it would have cost Planned Parenthood $374,000 in 2015 and 2016, which was all the federal funding over which the state wielded authority, and a quarter of the total federal dollars going to the abortion provider in Utah.

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  • Trump to spend Day 100 in office talking tough on trade
Trump to spend Day 100 in office talking tough on trade

During televised debates with Clinton, Trump said that if elected, he would appoint a special prosecutor to look into her use of a private email server while she was Secretary of State. "As for the other guy, I think he's in Pennsylvania because he can't take a joke", said the Indian-American, whose parents are from Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh.

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  • Investigation reveals Flynn accepted money from Russian sources
Investigation reveals Flynn accepted money from Russian sources

FILE - In this February 13, 2017 file photo, Mike Flynn arrives for a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington . And an investigation into the possibility that its former national security adviser took a payment from the Russian government - in addition to misleading everyone up to the vice president about the nature of ...

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  • Trump's Cabinet Confirmations Near End, But We Still Have Work to Do
Trump's Cabinet Confirmations Near End, But We Still Have Work to Do

That may have had something to do with it, but I like to think that Perdue may have gotten a word to the president about the errors of his ways to completely withdraw from NAFTA. The president was joined for the bill signing by Perdue, Vice President Mike Pence, North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture Steve Troxler, and 15 farmers from several s...

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  • Teams using dogs, drones to look for missing Joliet toddler
Teams using dogs, drones to look for missing Joliet toddler

Will County Deputy Chief Rick Ackerson said Wednesday hundreds of police and volunteers have been searching for Semaj (seh' mahg) Crosby. ABC 7-Chicago reports that search teams were setting up this morning near a pond close to where Semaj was last seen.

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  • Trooper slaying suspect shot dead after barricade
Trooper slaying suspect shot dead after barricade

He was finally shot when he emerged from the home armed Thursday morning and "engaged police", McQueen said. The trooper's name is not yet being released. A police procession was held early Wednesday evening as Ballard's body was taken from Christiana Hospital to the Medical Examiner's Office in Wilmington.

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  • Female astronaut sets NASA record for most days in space
Female astronaut sets NASA record for most days in space

Trump joked that the call was possible because of "great American equipment that works, and that is not easy". According to NASA , the space veteran would have spent over 650 days in space by the time she returns to Earth. "Well, we want to try and do it during my first term or, at worst, during my second term, so we'll have to speed that up a l...

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  • More than 21000 expected at Trump's first Easter Egg Roll
More than 21000 expected at Trump's first Easter Egg Roll

It's great that all of you are here with us today. "We will be a stronger nation than ever and we are on the right track", he said from the semicircular balcony of the White House overlooking the south garden of the residence. In the sketch, McCarthy's Spicer showed up sporting a bunny suit for a press conference with a bunch of children. "In a...

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