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As vote looms, Kavanaugh makes final argument

As vote looms, Kavanaugh makes final argument

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Closing arguments set in Chicago officer Jason Van Dyke's murder trial for shooting death of Laquan McDonald

Closing arguments set in Chicago officer Jason Van Dyke's murder trial for shooting death of Laquan McDonald

Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke dabs his eyes as he testifies in his murder trial Tuesday Oct. 2, 2018, in Chicago, for the shooting death of Laquan McDonald.(Photo: AP) CHICAGO — Closing arguments began Thursday in the murder trial for the Chicago police officer charged in the controversial shooting death of Laquan McDonald, whose […]

New Jersey senator race up for grabs as dueling polls cast different outcomes

New Jersey senator race up for grabs as dueling polls cast different outcomes

Dueling polls released Wednesday offered conflicting views on whether New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez in on the ropes or is headed for victory over GOP challenger Bob Hugin. Menendez — who escaped corruption charges last year when a jury couldn’ t reach a verdict– leads pharmaceutical executive Hugin 43 to 37 percent, with 18 percent […]

Missing hiker from Ohio found dead in Smoky Mountains after weeklong search

Missing hiker from Ohio found dead in Smoky Mountains after weeklong search

CLOSE The body of an Ohio woman was found in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park late Tuesday afternoon, a week after she went missing. Angela Gosnell, Knoxville News Sentinel Mitzie Sue “Susan” Clements with her daughter(Photo: National Park Service) KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The body of an Ohio woman was found in the Great Smoky […]

Las Vegas goes dark to mark one year since Mandalay Bay shooting in which 58 people died

Las Vegas goes dark to mark one year since Mandalay Bay shooting in which 58 people died

Las Vegas’s bright lights went dark for three minutes while the names of 58 people who tragically lost their lives in a shooting were read out. The Nevada city dimmed its lights on Monday evening as a mark of respect to the dozens of people who were killed one year ago, in America’s deadliest shooting in […]

High school football player in Georgia dies Sunday from injuries sustained in Friday game

High school football player in Georgia dies Sunday from injuries sustained in Friday game

Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about High school football player in Georgia dies Sunday from injuries sustained in Friday game Dylan Thomas, a Pike County (Ga.) High School linebacker, died Sunday after being injured in a high school football game on Friday. Post to Facebook Sent! […]

3 dead after car explosion on street in 'isolated incident'

3 dead after car explosion on street in 'isolated incident'

Police join members of the ATF and the FBI as they investigate North Hall Street in Allentown, Pa., Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, after a fiery car explosion rocked the neighborhood on Saturday. Police confirmed at least one fatality and at least 50 investigators remain on the scene scouring for evidence. (Harry Fisher/The Morning Call via […]

Surrounded by police, Fairfax fugitive had no place to go but up

Surrounded by police, Fairfax fugitive had no place to go but up

Police said a man apparently got away from them by exiting a motel room via the ceiling. (iStock/iStock) Hemmed in by four walls, and wanted by the police who were at the door, a man nevertheless found a way to flee on Saturday in Fairfax County, according to authorities. County police said the man made […]

High School Assistant Principal Says Girls 'Ruin Everything' While Discussing Dress Codes

High School Assistant Principal Says Girls 'Ruin Everything' While Discussing Dress Codes

A video posted by a Tennessee high school official went viral after he claimed girls were to blame for the new, stricter dress code. Jared Hensley, the assistant principal and athletic director of Soddy-Daisy High School in Tennessee, made the controversial comments in a video posted on YouTube earlier this week. The video was deleted but […]

With a Key Vote Secured, Senators Will Advance Kavanaugh's Nomination

With a Key Vote Secured, Senators Will Advance Kavanaugh's Nomination

When Mr. Grassley initiated a vote to set the 1:30 deadline, some Democrats refused to even weigh in. “This is just a total railroad job,” yelled Senator Mazie Hirono, Democrat of Hawaii. Ms. Hirono and others then walked out of the hearing room. Outside, joined by the House Democrats, they called on Republicans to wake […]