Seven died statewide in Memorial Day weekend crashes

Two 14-year-old girls were killed while walking along a road in Coventry Township, and a man and a woman were killed in a hit-and-run crash in Cleveland . Maryland State Police patrol troopers began increased holiday traffic enforcement efforts on M... More..

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16-year-old girl charged with fatally stabbing Uber driver
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

16-year-old girl charged with fatally stabbing Uber driver

Police found Grant Nelson's gray 2015 Hyundai Sonata on Lincoln Avenue just north of Touhy Tuesday morning. Eliza Wasni, 16, kept her eyes mostly to the floor Wednesday afternoon as a Cook County judge ordere...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Former White House press officer Boris Epshteyn questioned in Russia probe

Dubke said in a statement it had been an honor to serve Trump and "my distinct pleasure to work side by side, day by day with the staff of the communications and press departments". "In terms of messaging, I wo...More..

Richard Rojas charged with murder after Times Square crash
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Richard Rojas charged with murder after Times Square crash

Law enforcement sources told CNN that the suspect, 26-year-old Bronx resident Richard Rojas , explained to police that God made him do it. A Times Square motorist accused of steering his vehicle onto o...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

What Did He Mean? Social Media Tries To Decipher Trump's 'Covfefe' Tweet

The other name floated is Gary Cohn, a key economic adviser to the president and director of the National Economic Council. "I think the President is very pleased with his team and he has a robust agenda", Mr...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

McCain on Kushner backchannel reports: 'I don't like it'

It was a tumultuous Memorial Day weekend for the White House, particularly President Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner , who was the subject of a series of bombshell reports that punct...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Top Trump aide exits as wider White House overhaul expected

Reports have circulated that Trump may bring in trusted former aides, including his original campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and former deputy campaign manager David Bossie, as the White House struggles ...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner should have security clearance reviewed

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly told ABC News on Sunday it was "normal" and "acceptable" to establish back channels with foreign powers. Returning home from a nine-day overseas trip, US President ...More..

Traffic nightmare for afternoon commuters after massive truck fire on I-25
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Traffic nightmare for afternoon commuters after massive truck fire on I-25

Authorities are urging people to avoid the Denver Tech Center. CDOT was detouring motorists away from the area to C-470 for northbound traffic and I-225 and US 85 for southbound traffic . All lanes of th...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

White House communications director Michael Dubke resigns

Communications Director Mike Dubke resigned his position earlier this month, as speculation has swirled about a shake up within the White House following the firing of FBI Director James Comey. Trump has re...More..

Donald Trump's spin doctor Mike Dubke resigns from White House post
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Donald Trump's spin doctor Mike Dubke resigns from White House post

The move was soon confirmed by multiple outlets. In an email to friends and associates on Tuesday morning, Dubke wrote: "It has been my great honor to serve President Trump and this administration. Dubk...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Trump to interview Pistole for FBI director

Former FBI director James Comey could publicly testify as soon as next week about his interactions with President Donald Trump in the wake of reports that the president tried to influence the bureau's inv...More..

Trump Further Damages America's Relationship with Germany
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Trump Further Damages America's Relationship with Germany

Her main challenger in September, the Social Democrats' candidate Martin Schulz, doubled down on Merkel's Sunday comments, saying the summits made it clear that Trump was a president "who wants to humiliate o...More..

NYPD sergeant who killed mentally ill woman is arrested
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

NYPD sergeant who killed mentally ill woman is arrested

Sgt. Hugh Barry was arrested Wednesday for shooting Deborah Danner, 66, during an encounter in her Castle Hill apartment on October 18. He is to appear in court later Wednesday. Less than five years before her...More..

Police union protests discipline of officers
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Police union protests discipline of officers

The killing became part of a national outcry about police violence against black boys and men. "I am relieved that Loehmann was sacked", said Samaria Rice. "We still need accountability", Rice said. Stephen...More..

Trump says Kathy Griffin 'should be ashamed of herself'
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Trump says Kathy Griffin 'should be ashamed of herself'

On Wednesday morning, President Donald Trump posted on his Twitter account that his son was very upset at a photo that had circulated on Tuesday evening. Among those who slammed the photograph was Trump's ...More..

Embattled Michael Flynn to turn over some documents to senate
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Embattled Michael Flynn to turn over some documents to senate

Flynn, who was forced to resign in February after revelations that he misled administration officials about his contacts with Russia's ambassador, had been under threat of a contempt citation after turning down...More..

Polls close in election after candidate allegedly body slams reporter
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Polls close in election after candidate allegedly body slams reporter

Rebecca Schoenkopf reacts to the election results at Democratic candidate Rob Quist's election party at the DoubleTree Hotel Thursday night, May 25, 2017 , in Missoula, Mont. "This is the strangest thing tha...More..

3 men found shot dead at East Texas auto dealership
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

3 men found shot dead at East Texas auto dealership

Some time around 7 p.m., the man they were waiting for did arrive. They approached the man and pulled out handcuffs to make an arrest. Officials say that's when Hutchinson attempted to pull a gun from his waist...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Shoving, threats between reps on House floor during protests at Capitol

There was no shortage of drama on the last day of the Texas legislative session Monday. It bans sanctuary cities , allows police to question anyone they detain about their immigration status, and compels local...More..

Shulkin stresses 'lot of work to do' to fix beleaguered VA
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Shulkin stresses 'lot of work to do' to fix beleaguered VA

Trump's budget plan calls for a 3.7 percent increase in total VA funding, mostly to pay for rising costs of medical care. Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin speaks to reporters at the White House in...More..

Gov. Walker urges lawmakers to get transportation budget done
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Gov. Walker urges lawmakers to get transportation budget done

At a press conference Tuesday at the Interstate 90/39 rest area at Beloit, Walker warned against a plan by some Republican lawmakers to separate the roads budget from the state's proposed 2017-19 biennial budge...More..

Dayton OKs most of budget, aims for second overtime session
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Dayton OKs most of budget, aims for second overtime session

The governor did veto one item: a pre-emption bill that would prohibit cities from creating local labor laws, such as setting wages. Earlier today, Dayton announced his plans for the hotly-contested budget, h...More..

by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Rice shooting

In a disciplinary letter, McGrath told Garmback that he should not have driven his patrol auto onto the grass at the park where Rice was sitting at a picnic table. Days earlier, SC police officer Michael Slager...More..

A somber Memorial Day ceremony
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

A somber Memorial Day ceremony

The annual flag placement event started nearly 30 years ago. Typically, our Memorial Day column is, as it should be, a somber thank-you to people who serve, in or out of uniform, and especially to people wo...More..