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Evers campaign blasts alleged deal with opponents

The job offer also would have put one of them in charge of potentially five of the state's largest school districts and give him powers to take over districts a...


Trump Will Issue Revised Executive Order On Refugees

Meanwhile, the Justice Department has asked the full 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to wait until Trump's new executive action before hearing any further dis...


Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics returns Saturday

The NOVA Polar Plunge Fest will be held February 25 at Tim's Rivershore Restaurant & Crabhouse in Dumfries. 100% of donations will go to Special Olympics Wisc...


Chicago Police charge man for gang hit that killed two-year-old boy

Lavontay White Jr., who had turned 2 only two weeks earlier, and his 26-year-old uncle, Lazarec Collins, were both shot in the head as they sat in a vehicle Tue...


Two-Year-Old Lavontay White Jr. Becomes Youngest Shooting Victim In Chicago

Also, a pregnant woman was wounded during this incident . No one has been apprehended in that shooting, part of which was livestreamed on Facebook Live. "Cal...


Larger case looms as Seattle 'Dreamer' remains in custody

Daniel Ramirez was detained by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Seattle, Washington, on February 10 and threatened with deportation despite being...


Penn State Athletics set for active role at THON this weekend

Each year, more than 400 Penn State student organizations and 16,000 student volunteers dedicate their time to THON, making it the largest student-run philanthr...


Woman saved after vehicle falls into water-filled sinkhole

As a van teetered over the opposite edge and raging water rushed around Scott's vehicle, the firefighters lowered a ladder down to her, and she scrambled to saf...


Utah mother sends message to missing daughter: 'I want you to fight'

On Tuesday, Dunsey's parents made an emotional plea for help in tracking her down, saying they think she was abducted and is "a victim of sex trafficking". The ...


Trump Hints Gen. Keith Kellogg 'Very Much In Play For NSA'

The president said he let Flynn go because the security adviser had misled Vice President Mike Pence about his contacts with Russians, and Pence subsequently re...


Rand Paul frustratedly walked out of the Republican Obamacare repeal meeting

In that plan, they hope to replace the 2010. Major reforms to the Medicaid program are on the table this week as Republican lawmakers craft a reconciliation b...


House Republicans seek investigation into potential illegal Justice Department leaks

In their letter , Chaffetz and Goodlatte called on the government watchdog within the Department of Justice to investigate this leaking of potentially classifi...


All stores to close after liquidation sales

During the liquidation event, shoppers will find discounts of up to 60 percent off the original prices on dozens of top brands (with some exceptions, most notab...


Trump launches stinging attack on media

Senate to reject Trump's nominee to run the agency as the chamber moves closer to approving his pick. "In so doing, the President will clear the way for immed...


February 15 declared Girl Scout Cookie Day in Las Vegas

Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin Lakes and Pines is joining sister members throughout the nation in celebrating 100 years of girl members selling cookies....


Deputy and jailer get into brawl at Kentucky jail

The jailer has now been suspended with pay and faces charges . Surveillance video from a detention center in Kentucky caught the moment two deputies started ...


Oroville Dam: Satellite imagery shows how close California was to catastrophe

A series of weekend storms pose a risk to the damaged Oroville Dam in Northern California, but San Diego officials say that local dams remain safe. "Barges ...


Chris Christie: Trump Made Me Eat Meatloaf

Christie told Carton there was a menu, but he didn't get to order off of it. "This is what it's like to be with Trump", Christie said while guest hosting...


Kentucky senator reacts to coal regulation rollback

Much sooner than anticipated but just in the nick of time for many, Trump kept his long-standing promise to coal miners by ending what the president called "ano...


Man accused of killing 11-year-old girl attacked by prisoner

The suspect, Antwan Jones, could face additional charges related to the shooting of 11-year-old Takiya Holmes , who died after being hit in the head by a stray...


Man arrested for plot to bomb Target stores

Charles Barnett of Ocala, Florida, asked a law enforcement informant to put homemade bombs disguised as packages of pasta, stuffing mix and breakfast bars on Ta...


Trump to name Republican media firm owner to run communications

Press secretary Sean Spicer has been serving double-duty as communications director, and the hire is widely expected to take some of the pressure off the spokes...


Southwest, Frontier aircraft collide on ground at Phoenix airport

It's not clear exactly how many flights were canceled, but United Airlines canceled 10 flights into and out of the airport, and American Airlines reported ano...


Va Sen Warner pushes ICE for information on raids

David Leopold, a Cleveland immigration attorney and past president of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, said exposing all undocumented immigrants ...


Judge orders EPA nominee Pruitt to turn over e-mails

The Center for Media and Democracy has for the past two years sought those emails in attempting to document the link between Pruitt and the oil and gas industry...


Woman rescued from suspected serial killer's farm shares ordeal

Brown is suing Kohlhepp, a former realtor, for personal injury. Kala Brown says she did what she had to do to survive. She said he shot Carver on August 31 ...


Search halted for 2 snowmobilers who broke through lake ice

Jacangelo said he remembers just one other case - when two men in their 70s and 80s drove into a lake in Canton, near the Canadian border, in March 2013. Giardi...


Boulder police serve first-degree murder arrest warrant in mom's disappearance

Also in Okmulgee, officials said they found remains of an adult female in a dumpster outside of a Walmart. Adam Densmore and his daughter, Winter Mead, were f...


Women's March Organizers Plan 'Day Without A Woman' Strike For March 8

March 8 is known as International Women's Day, which serves as an annual celebration and a call for gender parity. They will be releasing more information in ...


Powerball $310M Jackpot Winning Numbers for Wednesday's Drawing

There were a total of 122,340 winning tickets in Florida for Wednesday's drawing. Powerball is played in 44 states, Washington, D.C., the U.S. Virgin Islands ...


Did Fox News Violate Securities Laws? Feds Investigating Sexual Harassment Settlements

Mr Burstein, who was in court on a case against Fox, said he was later told by prosecutors in Manhattan that the securities unit is investigating "sexual hara...


Oroville Dam's flood-control manual hasn't been updated for half a century

Honea had been adamant that he would not allow residents to return until he was certain they would be safe, and he acknowledged that ordering the evacuation in ...


ICE Detains Alleged Transgender Domestic Violence Victim After Court

Bernal, whose office does not inquire about abuse victims' citizenship, said she is working to ensure that the woman's arrest doesn't result in fewer victims ...


Draymond Green Ejected After Losing His Cool Over Foul Call

Thompson scored 35 on 12 of 18 shooting, going 7 for 12 from beyond the arc, while Kevin Durant scored 21. They were his ninth and 10th technical fouls of the...


Mulvaney Confirmed as Budget Director

Powerful Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran of MS is also unwilling to commit to supporting Mulvaney in Thursday's up-or-down vote . Susan Collins...


Washington Supreme Court: Gov't can force florist to participate in gay 'wedding'

They argued Stutzman violated the state's Washington Law Against Discrimination, which prohibits places of public accommodation, including stores, from provid...


White Supremacist Allegedly Plotting Dylann Roof-Style Attack Nabbed In FBI Sting

Horry County police told federal investigators that McDowell had "established connections" to white supremacy extremists while serving time in a SC prison, and ...


Tiffany Trump snubbed at New York Fashion Week

At the Phillip Plein show this past Monday, the University of Pennsylvania grad was left sitting by herself after several editors changed their seats so the...


Collins joins King in opposing Trump's EPA nominee

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is one step closer to becoming the Environmental Protection Agency's administrator. Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) annou...


Trump asks African-American reporter to set up meeting with black lawmakers

After Trump went on for a bit about how he would "fix the horrendous situation" in "our inner cities" (probably by declaring martial law), reporter April D. "I...


'Day Without Immigrants' protests being held across US

Also closed on Thursday: Lina's Mexican Restaurant at 3570 N. Woodlawn; Mexico Viejo , 6960 W. 21st; Taco Fajita , 1004 S. Meridian; Anahuac Tortilleria , 279...


Trump pressed on Electoral College claim

Although proportionally he had 306 electoral votes on the night of the November 8 election, two of those electors defected when they cast official ballots on De...


CNN's Jim Acosta: 'The Fix Is In' Trump Ignores MSM Questions

Following a short Q&A with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Trump, CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta noted that Trump only calls...


Spotify offices moving to WTC, will add 1000 jobs

Spotify, which now has offices in Midtown South, will move its NY office and its employees to 378,000 square feet of office space in the new Fumihiko Maki-desig...


Evacuees from California dam allowed home even as storms near

At a press conference, Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said the mandatory evacuation remained in effect. Gov. That means people can move back to their hom...


Tornadoes, Damage Reported as Severe Weather Strikes Southeast Texas, Including Houston

Severe thunderstorms erupted across southeastern Texas Tuesday morning, leaving thousands without power around Houston and causing significant damage to homes a...


Trump's Response to North Korea's Latest Missile Test

The U.S. stance towards North Korea, which on Sunday test fired a ballistic missile, is likely to become tougher than before, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Ab...


Ethics Office Pushes For 'Disciplinary Action' Against Kellyanne Conway

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters last week that Conway was " counseled " following her television appearance, but gave no further details....


No. 13 Kentucky blows past Tennessee 83-58

He did not have a turnover in 32 minutes. Kentucky repeatedly drove to the hoop then kicked the ball out to a wide open guard on the wing for an uncontested buc...


Canyon Barry scores 30 in No. 15 Florida's win at Auburn

Ultimately it's not like football. Florida's output also represented the most the Tigers (16-10, 5-8) have allowed in a game since giving up 117 to Arkansas o...