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3 charged with helping Markeith Loyd before officer's killing

One of the people arrested Wednesday was Lakensha Smith Loyd, one of Loyd's nieces. According to the report, Mayan acknowledged that on Saturday, he had noticed that Loyd was armed and wearing body armor when they embraced, the arrest affidavit...

Mom, boyfriend charged in teenage girl's dismemberment death in Pennsylvania

Sara Packer and Jacob Sullivan face almost two dozen charges including criminal homicide, rape and abuse of a corpse. Sara Packer was arrested in Horsham Township Sunday morning on charges of homicide, kidnapping, unlawful restraint, possessing ins...

SeaWorld killer whale Tilikum dies

Tilikum was moved to SeaWorld in Orlando , Fla., where, in 1999, the body of a man who had sneaked past security was found next to the orca the following day. In 2013, Tilikum featured in American documentary film Blackfish . Orlando Tili...

2 detention center workers placed on leave after escape

Investigators said they found the auto stolen by an escaped Rhode Island inmate in Framingham Monday night. He is considered to be risky. It's believed he was hurt by razor wire while climbing a fence during his escape. Morales was arrested past year...

NAACP Sit-in at Alabama Office of Attorney General Nominee

Editor's Note: Following the release of this resolution over the weekend, a group of NAACP members staged a protest in Sessions Mobile, AL office. The organization will also hold press conferences in Birmingham, Montgomery, Dothan and Mobile.

Light flurries in Denver Tuesday with colder temperatures, snow on the way

Today's forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies with a high of 26 and an overnight low of 12. The first week of 2017 will start with a slight chance of snow flurries and snow showers in Redding, according to the National Weather Service in Sacrame...

With New Year, Mass. Minimum Wage Will Rise To $11 An Hour

Proponents of a higher minimum wage are celebrating even the small increases, calling them a step in the right direction. Trump's nominee to be secretary of labor, Andrew Puzder, is a fast-food executive who has written that substantial increases i...

Baker: Delaying Marijuana Retail Sales 'Perfectly Appropriate'

The state's highest ranking Senators, Senate President Stanley C. Rosenberg and Republican Minority Leader Bruce Tarr, were the only two in attendance early Wednesday morning. "We are very disappointed that the Legislature has chose to alter Question...

Q2 Weather: High winds making driving hard in eastern Montana

South wind 3 to 8 miles per hour. Today's high will be near 28 with an overnight low around 23. Bozeman and Belgrade wind so far today has been less than 10 miles per hour. The National Weather Service forecasts mostly sunny skies in Yellowstone...

Troy Ave Shot Twice In Brooklyn While Sitting In His Maserati

News York says Troy was at a red light when he noticed a man wearing a black hoodie walking up to his auto right before firing shots. His auto ended up jumping the median and spinning around to face oncoming traffic before another vehicle hit his hea...

Trump spokesman Jason Miller not taking White House job

Mr. Miller has ran and supported many campaigns before initiated by the Republicans, and is a full on supporter for Donald Trump , even serving temporarily at some point as his lead spokesman for the Trump team. "I anticipate keeping on supporting t...

Christmas Eve services planned

First Presbyterian , the landmark "little white church" that is home to the city's longest-serving church community, is at 1016 Cooper Ave.in Glenwood Springs. Faith Baptist Church, 3001 Southwest Parkway: The Six "n" Tones children will sing during ...

Jobless rate drops to 6 percent in metro Columbus

The leisure and hospitality and state government sectors each shed about 100 jobs . The number of initial claims for unemployment insurance rose by 116, or 4.6 percent, to 2,627 in November. Unemployment declined from 6.9 percent in October to ...

Video appears to show couple kidnapped in Afghanistan 4 years ago

Canadian Joshua Boyle and his American wife Caitlan Coleman had two sons after being kidnapped in Afghanistan in 2012 during a backpacking trip. The Colemans last saw their daughter in July 2012, when she set off for Russian Federation on a hik...

Mom left toddler in frozen vehicle overnight after crash

There were sub-zero temperatures on Friday night. The Thornton Police Department found the child inside the vehicle early Saturday morning suffering from frostbite and hypothermia. Officers were called to search for a 2013 green Ford Fusion near ...

Manhunt underway in Little Rock after 3-year-old shot and killed

The boy's grandmother, who survived the shooting unscathed, had never met the man who allegedly began honking at her when she stopped at the sign around 6:30 Saturday evening. It was the second time in a month that a young child was fatally shot whil...

Harbaugh on Rams rumors: 'I'm not leaving Michigan'

He had even more to say about his "enemies". Michigan Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh says he isn't leaving to coach the St. Louis Rams. Harbaugh delivered the same message to his players after Tuesday's practice. "Some recruits could think th...

Donald Trump remains producer on 'New Celebrity Apprentice'

In the credit sequence , Trump's name will be shown after the show's creator Mark Burnett and before Arnold Schwarzenegger, the current celebrity host. A recent Bloomberg poll found that 67% of Americans think Trump should choose between being a bus...

President-elect Donald Trump to attend Army-Navy football game

Colburn, Army's goalie, was also awarded player of the game by Milley. I don't think you want to do anything to change (Army-Navy) being a standalone game and what it represents to our country. Slotback Darryl Bonner was also lost for the season ag...

California lawmakers resolve to protect illegal immigrants from Trump deportation

Sen. Ben Hueso, (D-San Diego), introduced a bill to create a state program that would fund legal representation for those facing deportation. Authored by Assemblyman Rob Bonta (D-Oakland), it would set up training centers to educate legal workers on ...

Christie signs bill to forgive college loans if student dies

Just 18 percent of those surveyed approved of Christie's performance as governor, the lowest recorded by the university since it began polling in 2001 and the lowest of Christie's tenure. "The only group who offers some degree of equivocation is Repu...

Missing Indiana woman's remains found after estranged husband arrested, Federal Bureau of Investigation says

The FBI says evidence collected at the site will be processed to positively identify the remains as those of Rachael Madison. Investigators believed Rachael may be with her estranged husband. Brian Parrish, Chief Deputy of the U.S. Marshals Service...

Death toll rises to 5 after storms hit South

The adults were listed in critical condition, said DeKalb County Emergency management director Anthony Clifton to NBC News . That yielded a storm track of 13.7 miles - the longest track of the north Alabama tornadoes - with peak wind speeds esti...

Order could have little effect on pipeline protest camp

The letter says anyone on the property north of the Cannonball River after that date will be trespassing and subject to prosecution. Tension is brewing within the Dakota Access protest as complaints grow about outside activists trashing the cam...

Governor orders evacuation of pipeline protest camp

The Indigenous Environmental Network, a group that has supported protesters, called the Corps' decision to close the camp "short-sighted and unsafe", adding the agency should stop the pipeline's construction north of the Standing Rock Indian Reservat...

Texas A&M beats Virginia Tech in Wooden Legacy semifinal

Virginia Tech entered the game with just one 6-foot-7 player averaging more than 15 minutes per game. The middle linebacker picked off a pass to pave the way for a Tech field goal and returned a fumble 70 yards for a touchdown to help the Hokies sq...

19 killed in Uganda fighting between rebels, army

Following the clashes, Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere was arrested, with Ugandan police accusing him of inciting violence following an earlier attack by the royal guards on a police post in Mumbere's hometown of Kasese in Western Uganda.

Local businesses gearing up for Small Business Saturday

Local business organizations are encouraging shoppers to participate in Small Business Saturday . "They want those different businesses that offer things that you're not going to find everywhere else", concluded Sara Vaskov, owner of Hands Gallery.

Top U.S. education official urges schools to stop paddling students

Many schools in NY and across the country are developing new disciplinary measures that de-emphasize punishment and move away from practices that inflict harm on students. In the 2011-12 school year, the most recent for which full data is available, ...

Court blocks federal plan to extend overtime pay to many

U.S. District Judge Amos L. Mazzant III in Sherman, Texas, rejected a request by the federal government to limit any order to the states that filed the lawsuit and issued a preliminary injunction blocking the new salary cutoff nationwide.

Twitter suspends CEO Jack Dorsey's Twitter account #awkward

Unsurprisingly, speculation as to the reason for the account's disappearance resulted in a lot of chatter online as to whether Dorsey had been removed from his position. "We prohibit developers using the Public APIs and Gnip data products from allowi...

Trump changes his tune on climate change, jailing Clinton

President-elect Trump has not held a traditional news conference to talk about his priorities since his election on November 8. On Tuesday, Trump's current stance - though this could change next week - is that there's " some connectivity " between ...

Coates and Wilson power No. 4 SC to 92-38 win

And though we didn't get it done, I couldn't be more proud of these seniors. "But I think it was a great college game". The Gamecocks honored 21 Saturday on Senior Day, and head coach Will Muschamp said those would be players who had graduated.

Police Officer Charged With Manslaughter

Officer Yanez radioed in that Mr. Castile's "wide-set nose" seemed to match the surveillance video from that case, and that his auto also had a broken taillight. Officer Jeronimo Yanez , an officer from St. Anthony, Minnesota, shot Castile four tim...

Vikings' Diggs has Arizona's attention

Arizona is tied for third, giving up 17.8. The Minnesota Vikings played terrible on Monday Night Football as Halloween was not good to them. They got there, mostly, thanks to what looked like the NFL's best defense. Defensively, it was yet anothe...

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Growing Brush Fire Rages In Brentwood

Both Black Canyon and Daisy Mountain fire crews responded to a reported debris fire in a junk yard Saturday evening to find winds had moved the fire out of the yard, starting the b...

Mortuary chief: John Glenn's remains weren't disrespected

Glenn, who served as a Marine pilot in World War II and the Korean War before becoming the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth, died December 8, 2016, at the age of 95. Zw...

Georgia men's tennis ends season with semifinal loss to North Carolina

This is the fourth title in five seasons for the Cavaliers (34-1). Old Dominion second baseman Jared Young was named the Conference USA Newcomer of the Year, while shortstop ...

Tornado warning issued for county until 4:30 pm

The National Weather Service said the tornado reached EF-3 strength, with winds around 140 miles per hour , near the Village of Conrath in Rusk County. The threat of severe sto...

CBO: GOP health care bill would leave 23M more people uninsured

Another amendment allocates an additional $8 billion over five years to help people with pre-existing conditions cover medical costs but the CBO said it would not significantly hel...

Trump records robocall in Montana race

Democratic U.S. congressional candidate Rob Quist arrives for a gathering with supporters at Darkhorse Hall and Wine Snug on Monday in Great Falls, Mont. Pence recorded a robocal...

$400 Billion Price Tag for California Single-Payer Bill

The entire state general fund budget is $125 billion. Senate Bill 562 , called the Healthy California Act , was introduced in February by Senators Ricardo Lara , D-Bell Garden...

Russia probe: Trump cries victim of 'greatest witch hunt' in American history

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer reportedly did not dispute the account. "There is no collusion between certainly myself and my campaign, but I can always speak for myself...

Children on crashed charter bus in Maryland

Philadelphia school officials said 26 students, two teachers, a parent-chaperone, and the driver were on the bus. One child and one adult were flown to trauma centers in Maryland...

Trump administration hollows out EPA science integrity board

But with the end of the members' terms , he said the agency wanted a complete vetting of all of those nominated to serve on the board before deciding who serves, rather than simpl...

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Twitter's Free Live Video Channel Debuts On Roku

Twitter's Free Live Video Channel Debuts On Roku

Not many folks are using the currently available Twitter for TV apps, but with Roku now in the mix, the platform's user database may grow to a competing extent. Twitter has been ...

Trump exaggerates a threat to religious freedom

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been and remains committed to political neutrality. Issued on the National Day of Prayer, the order also asks the IRS to s...

Paris Police Department Honor Guard honors Texas' fallen officers at memorial services

Paris Police Department Honor Guard honors Texas' fallen officers at memorial services

Officers Curtis Garrett, Chris Mayfield and Chad Brakebill along with Lieutenant Doug Murphy were among the over two thousand Texas officers who attended. He said the ceremony is m...

Sebastian Gorka to leave White House

According to a report Sunday in the political website The Hill , citing an unnamed senior White House official, Gorka will be taking a position in another federal agency. At lea...

Fox News Co-President Bill Shine Uncertain About Future at Network

Fox News Co-President Bill Shine Uncertain About Future at Network

In response to a report by New York Magazine's Gabriel Sherman which said that Shine is anxious he may lose his job, Hannity tweeted , "Gabe I pray this is NOT true because if ...