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Virginia Court Gives Trump His First Win On Updated Travel Ban

Virginia Court Gives Trump His First Win On Updated Travel Ban

More than 1,700 readers responded to the poll, which was conducted mostly after the Trump administration came out with its original travel ban but before the president issued his second, somewhat revised executive order. But Trenga said only the order itself should be up for review by the courts - not the president's past comments. "The Department of Justice is pleased with the ruling", said Sarah Isgur Flores, a Justice Department spokesperson. Read More

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ESPN Host Picks South Dakota State to Upset Gonzaga

The West Coast Conference champion Bulldogs, who earned the top spot in the West Regional, will face Summit League Tournament champion South Dakota State , the 16th seed, on Thursday at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City. What: No. 1 Gonzaga vs. "And for us our focus is really with our team and what we need to do". In nearly a minute the 7-foot freshman scored six straight points to give the Zags their first lead of the game , 23-22. Read More

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Florida McDonald's employee jumps through drive-thru window to save officer

Florida McDonald's employee jumps through drive-thru window to save officer

She was having a medical emergency, and Viloria didn't hesitate to help. Soon after, the woman lost consciousness, her foot slipped from the brake, and her SUV began to roll down the drive-thru lane. Surveillance video at the restaurant shows the vehicle beginning to roll forward and Viloria jumping into action to pull her from the auto. A statement from McDonald's to CBSMiami said: 'First and foremost, our thoughts and prayers are with the officer and her family during this hard time. Read More

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Trump's Firing of 46 US Attorneys Isn't Unprecedented

Trump's Firing of 46 US Attorneys Isn't Unprecedented

He has been overseeing a probe into New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's fundraising. Given his history with the investigation of the removal of seven USA attorneys by President George W. New York Magazine reported on Sunday that Rupert Murdoch, News Corp (NWSA) CEO and former chief executive of 21 Century Fox (FOXA), could benefit from Bharara's exit. Read More

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Breckenridge area firefighters help battle wildfires in Kansas

Breckenridge area firefighters help battle wildfires in Kansas

Multiple wildfires are still burning across the Texas Panhandle following Monday's elevated fire conditions across the Southern Plains. The fire that originated in Gray County is now burning in Wheeler County as of 11:18 p.m. According to the Kansas Division of Emergency Management, almost 632,000 acres have burned during the recent fires, including 502,000 acres in Comanche and Clark counties. Read More

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Trump excited about curbing Medicare drug costs, Cummings says

Trump excited about curbing Medicare drug costs, Cummings says

The trio met with Trump to pitch a bill that would allow the secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate lower drug prices for Medicare Part D beneficiaries. He also told CNN he looked forward to working out a time to meet with the President and he wasn't anxious about the Trump's comment, waving it off as bad information that someone on his staff gave him. Read More

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Twin Rhode Island sisters, 97, die in falls on frigid weekend

Twin Rhode Island sisters, 97, die in falls on frigid weekend

Martha Williams was walking to her auto after having dinner with her sister Jean Haley on Friday. The twins' 89-year-old younger sister, who left the home after dropping them off at about 8:30 p.m. Haley was found in the garage. They spent the overnight hours in below freezing temperatures. Authorities arrived at the scene and rushed both women to Rhode Island Hospital in nearby Providence. Read More

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Endymion crash driver hit man before plowing into crowd

Instead of stopping, the truck's driver then struck a parked pickup truck a few feet further toward Orleans Avenue, pushing the vehicle several feet into a man with a stroller, Tracy Shields said. "Ages ranged from 1 year old to patients in their 50s", the report states. Seven declined medical treatment. During a parade of Mardi Gras in New Orleans , an extremely drunk person drove his truck into a crowd of people who were enjoying themselves in one of the most known festivals in the ... Read More

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Former student charged with killing Tara Grinstead

Ryan Alexander Duke was arrested Wednesday for Grinstead's murder, and GBI is confident he is responsible for Grinstead's disappearance, GBI officials said. "Tara was a singer; that was her talent in pageants". And she took self-defense. A massive manhunt was launched after Grinstead's disappearance, but the case proved hard due to the lack of evidence found in Grinstead's home, according to the GBI. Read More

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Woman jumps on back of man attacking police officer, cops say

Woman jumps on back of man attacking police officer, cops say

The incident occurred just before 8 a.m. on Sunday as Officer Aime, 44, found the 28-year-old suspect, Thomas Bennett, asleep in his auto and allegedly noticed drug paraphernalia in the vehicle. Baton Rouge's mayor called Williams-Tillman a hero for trying to save the police officer. Following the encounter, several took to Facebook to thank Williams-Tillman for her bravery. Read More

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Former Olympic Gymnastics Doctor Hit With 23 New Sex Abuse Charges

Former Olympic Gymnastics Doctor Hit With 23 New Sex Abuse Charges

All three accused Nassar, a volunteer team doctor for USA Gymnastics for nearly three decades before his tenure ended in July 2015, of touching them inappropriately while he disguised the abuse as treatment. "This is somebody who is a serial predator, but the story here is that no one was watching to protect these girls, and they put medals and money first", Manly said. Read More

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Presidents Day: What's Open and Closed

The nation's first president would be 285. After Britain tardily adopted the Gregorian calendar later on in the 18 century, Washington's birthday became February 22. Especially this year. Many look to it as a honoring of our former and current presidents. "But some states have some interesting ways of observing birthdays". Read More

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Officer killed responding to accident; Suspect 'known gang member'

Boyer's partner, Patrick Hazel, was hospitalized in stable condition following the shooting. Few details have been released about the incident, and it was not immediately clear what prompted the shooting. Police later discovered the gunman had been driving a stolen vehicle, and suspect he was involved in another shooting in the East Los Angeles neighborhood the auto came from. Read More

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Southern California rain eases, road closures remain

Southern California rain eases, road closures remain

In Studio City, two cars had fallen into a 20-foot wide sinkhole at 4245 N. Laurel Canyon Blvd., two blocks south of Moorpark Street, and one of the drivers had to be rescued by the LAFD. Friday. In downtown Los Angeles , 2.05 inches of rain fell as of 5:40 a.m. Saturday. Almost three inches of rain fell in the Van Nuys area over a 24-hour period, according to the National Weather Service. Read More

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ICE agents arrest alleged domestic abuse victim in court

ICE agents arrest alleged domestic abuse victim in court

Another camera shows them going through metal detectors and showing ID to a sheriff's deputy. The camera in front of the courthouse shows the men walking the woman to a waiting vehicle at 9:45 a.m. Bernal is now setting up a meeting with the local ICE director to make sure this doesn't happen again, and she has launched an investigation into the incident. Read More

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Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests man planning attacks in Myrtle Beach

According to the station, federal authorities say that McDowell indicated on January 6 that he was looking for a gun and met an undercover FBI employee about a week later at an unidentified hotel in Myrtle Beach . Horry County police told federal investigators that McDowell had "established connections" to white supremacy extremists while serving time in a SC prison, and that he also has tattoos indicating affiliations with these groups. Read More

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Facebook live stream captures shooting of 2-year-old

Police said Wednesday that they were still searching for a suspect in the shooting, which shocked a city already grappling with a surge in violence so severe that it has drawn the condemnation of President Donald Trump. "I got a bullet in my stomach". Recent gun violence in Chicago has garnered national attention, with 2016 ending with a record number of shootings and the most homicides in two decades, according to police. Read More

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Braves acquire Brandon Phillips from Reds

Braves acquire Brandon Phillips from Reds

He is only 137 hits shy of 2,000 for his career. Days before they report for spring training, the Braves have added a whole new layer of intrigue to their second base situation, reportedly landing Brandon Philips from the Reds. He reached the majors in 2015 with the Braves, posting a 5.93 earned run average over 27.1 innings pitched in relief. He has done that several times through the years, most notably blocking deals to the Nationals last offseason and the Yankees the offseason before ... Read More

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Thursday nor'easter brings heavy snow and wind to much of Maine

With wind gusts predicted to reach 35 miles per hour in some areas, and even higher speeds towards the Cape, Doody said power outages could be expected. "We were waiting for a good one all year", said Morgan Crum, a manager at Katz Ace Hardware in Glastonbury, Connecticut, where more than 50 people stopped in to buy shovels, ice melt, gas cans and other storm provisions. Read More

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