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Police shoot 'active shooter' at strip mall in Houston Police shoot 'active shooter' at strip mall in Houston
- September 29, 2016

DeSai's father also did not answer the door at his home. By the time police arrived, nine people had either sustained gunshot wounds or were wounded by flying glass from vehicle windows shattered during the ordeal. DeSai isn't being viewed as a terrorist at this time. Last year saw 332 such shootings, compared with 277 the previous year. The number of people shot is unknown, according to police. (more...)
SC elementary school victims shot by handgun SC elementary school victims shot by handgun
- September 29, 2016

TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) - A law enforcement officer says two students and a teacher have been wounded and flown to hospitals after a shooting at a SC elementary school. The incident was first reported shortly after 2 p.m., according to reports on social media. There are reports a man has been found dead near the school. (more...)
Two Wake schools earn Blue Ribbon status Two Wake schools earn Blue Ribbon status
- September 29, 2016

Department of Education on Wednesday. Exemplary achievement gap closing schools are considered among their state's highest performing schools in closing achievement gaps between a school's subgroups and all students over the past five years. (more...)
Former Republican Senator John Warner to announce support for Clinton, Kaine Former Republican Senator John Warner to announce support for Clinton, Kaine
- September 29, 2016

He praised Clinton because she has "always throughout her life prepared, done her homework" and "studied". Mark Warner over Republican challenger Ed Gillespie in 2014. Clinton was on the Armed Services Committee with Warner as chairman from 2003 to 2009. During his training in the Navy, Warner recalled, one lesson was "drilled into us". (more...)
Children Found Dead Outside Indiana Police Station Children Found Dead Outside Indiana Police Station
- September 28, 2016

A body was discovered in a wooded area in the 6600 block of Wallen Road early Tuesday morning. In July, she was charged with misdemeanor criminal trespassing in Allen County. Have police determined a motive?: Tuesday morning who provided an update on the investigation: "Still working on it". "When [the officer] made contact with that female, she advised him that there were two deceased people in the back seat of her auto". (more...)
Trump invokes Netanyahu, slams Iran deal in presidential debate
- September 28, 2016

Most national polls show Clinton and Trump in a dead heat nationwide and in swing states. U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds a town hall meeting with supporters in Miami, Fla. Former Miss Universe Alicia Machado campaigns for Hillary Clinton on August 20, 2016 in Miami, Fla. Democrats and Republicans are about equally likely to call that important. (more...)
Falcons offense keeps building steam in 45-32 win vs. Saints
- September 28, 2016

However, as we noted in an earlier article: the "good" teams overcome and succeed in spite of those injuries, and they don't use injuries as an excuse for not winning. Also before we begin, please take note: there are NO PLAYERS on this list. Key players sidelined by injuries against Atlanta included defensive tackles Sheldon Rankins and Tyeler Davison, cornerbacks Delvin Breaux and P.J. (more...)
Jordanian writer gunned down outside courthouse
- September 28, 2016

Hattar, a Christian known for his support of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, was expected in court to stand trial for contempt of religion and inciting sectarian strife. The witness said the gunman, who was immediately arrested, was wearing a long grey robe and long beard characteristic of conservative Muslims. Hattar also accused his Islamist opponents of using the caricature to settle scores with him. (more...)
Police Escort Jill Stein Away From The Presidential Debate Site Police Escort Jill Stein Away From The Presidential Debate Site
- September 28, 2016

Figueroa also said that Stein still wanted to try to get into the debate site. The tweet scrambled law enforcement officials and they attempted to track down Stein, who is not credentialed for the event. According to RT, 17 Stein supporters were arrested for their participation in acts of civil disobedience. We were eventually cleared for the MSNBC interview, which occurred late due to the police intervention, after which we were immediately escorted off of campus and told we could ... (more...)
Houston's Watt re-injures back, could miss entire season Houston's Watt re-injures back, could miss entire season
- September 28, 2016

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt, the reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year, is headed for injured reserve after re-injuring his back, multiple media outlets reported Tuesday. Watt missed practice Monday, although coach Bill O'Brien said he was just getting the day off. Watt has 15 1/2 sacks in 10 career games against the Titans, but it doesn't appear he will be on the field Sunday. (more...)
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police headquarters evacuated due to suspicious package Charlotte-Mecklenburg police headquarters evacuated due to suspicious package
- September 28, 2016

Police said a bomb-sniffing K9 did alert on the package. A statement on the department's Twitter page said a dog alerted to the package after an employee spotted it. Police say the threat was called in around 4:30 p.m. Charlotte Fire was called to the scene to assist CMPD with the threat. A bomb squad was also responding to the device, described as the size of a shoe box, according to NBC affiliate WCNC . (more...)
US Home Prices Continued Brisk Growth in July, Case-Shiller Says US Home Prices Continued Brisk Growth in July, Case-Shiller Says
- September 28, 2016

In this Wednesday, April 20, 2016, photo, real estate agent Lauren Newman leaves a home for sale after a client showing in Mount Pleasant, S.C. On Tuesday, Sept. After seasonal adjustment, the National Composite increased a scant 0.4% month-over-month, the 20-city Composite stayed flat, and the 10-city composite decreased -0.1%. (more...)
Here's the Hillary Clinton campaign spin on her narrowing poll numbers
- September 27, 2016

Ahead of the debate, the stock market on Monday showed jitters. A broad 60 percent of these voters went for President Barack Obama in 2012, but many are threatening to vote for third-party candidates Gary Johnson or Jill Stein this year. In discussing each in detail, Oliver pointed out that, while things may look bad for Clinton, it's really got much more to do with how bad it looks than how bad it actually is. (more...)
Life of abducted Minnesota boy, 11, celebrated Life of abducted Minnesota boy, 11, celebrated
- September 26, 2016

The Wetterling Family Memorial Service for Jacob will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday. Thousands of people filled Clemens Field House at the College of St. Memorials are preferred to the Jacob Wetterling Resource Center , theNational Center for Missing and Exploited Children, or your preferred children's organization that focuses on building a better and safer world. (more...)
Trump walks line between law and order, empathy for blacks
- September 25, 2016

He suggested that drugs are "a very, very big factor" in the violent protests . Charlotte is under a state of emergency after North Carolina Gov. Studies-and then a federal judge-determined the practice wasn't actually all that effective in making cities safer, and was applied disproportionately to African-American men. (more...)
New York Times Touts Clinton's Bi-Partisanship in Endorsement
- September 25, 2016

The tweet is signed with an "H", meaning that it comes from her personally. Despite her political scars, she has shown an unusual capacity to reach across the aisle. After all, it endorsed her in 2008. The New York Times has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president, saying the Democrat's "record of service and a raft of pragmatic ideas" represent the best choice to tackle the challenges the USA faces. (more...)
Putin's party wins majority in parliamentary elections Putin's party wins majority in parliamentary elections
- September 24, 2016

Turnout at the elections, was estimated by Russia's Central Election Commission at 47.81 percent. While they may get some seats in individual constituencies, liberal opposition parties are unlikely to pass the 5% threshold needed for party-list representation. (more...)
Man dies 3 days after fight with police in Maryland Man dies 3 days after fight with police in Maryland
- September 23, 2016

A routine administrative investigation will be conducted by the police and fire departments, officials said. Police and Francis-Williams said Boyd's girlfriend called 911 early Sunday morning because he was acting strangely and she thought he needed medical attention. (more...)
Teacher allegedly lowers student's grade for sitting during Pledge of Allegiance Teacher allegedly lowers student's grade for sitting during Pledge of Allegiance
- September 21, 2016

Since the start of the school year, Leilani Thomas and a friend have chosen not to stand during the Pledge of Allegiance at California's Lower Lake High School and seemingly faced no repercussions. ABC News was not immediately successful in reaching Thomas or her parents for additional comment today. "I feel like it's a lie to me in, like, what they did to my people ", she said. (more...)
Elizabeth Warren's epic takedown of Wells Fargo CEO
- September 21, 2016

Sorry wasn't good enough for Elizabeth Warren, a committee member and senator from MA, who ripped into Stumpf and demanded his resignation and return of tens of millions of dollars of compensation. He also told Warren that this "was not a scam". Taha, who no longer works at Wells Fargo , said employees had to make their quotas in order to make ends meet. (more...)
Clinton on combatting terror: "I know how to do this"
- September 20, 2016

The bombings in the two states happened the same day that a man stabbed and injured nine people at a Minnesota mall before an off-duty police officer fatally shot him. That was before authorities had publicly said so. Trump said that Clinton will continue with failed policies, and that's why it's imperative to elect a leader who will "get tough". (more...)
Trump says 'profiling' might be needed to fight terrorism
- September 20, 2016

Speaking to students at a rally in Iowa State University Monday, Kaine said Trump's acknowledgement last week that Obama was born in the country doesn't make up for the GOP presidential candidate's years of being one of the nation's most prominent advocates of the so-called "birther" conspiracy. (more...)
Clinton: Trump inspiring terrorism
- September 20, 2016

Authorities on Monday said they were searching for Ahmad Khan Rahami, a 28-year-old Afghan-born US citizen, as a suspect in the bombings. Authorities had said earlier they wanted to question Ahmad Khan Rahami, a 28-year-old naturalized USA citizen, about the Chelsea and Seaside Park bombings. (more...)
4 dead after football team bus crashes in North Carolina 4 dead after football team bus crashes in North Carolina
- September 19, 2016

Lieutenant Jeff Gordon with NC Highway Patrol said 46 people were on board the bus when it crashed. The bus struck a median guardrail before sideswiping a concrete bridge column. Forty-two other occupants were transported to Sandhills Regional Medical Center, First Health Richmond Regional Medical Center, First Health Moore Regional Medical Center and Scotland Memorial Hospital with various injuries. (more...)
Dead, 5 Wounded After Wild Chase and Shooting in Philadelphia
- September 18, 2016

Both Miller, 56, and Young, 46, were in stable condition Saturday at Penn Presbyterian Hospital, as were the three other people hit by gunfire. "This is completely a weird situation", he added. The chase and shootout began about 11.20pm on Friday when the suspect shot a police officer, Sergeant Sylvia Young , who was sitting in her patrol auto, Ross said. (more...)
US police officers shot in separate incidents US police officers shot in separate incidents
- September 18, 2016

Both officers are expected to survive. Later, just before midnight it was officially reported the suspect was shot dead. Police say they also returned fire and are working to determine if the person in the shed is dead or alive. According to KTVT, a Dallas-area TV affiliate, the officers responded to a 911 call at a home. EMS spokesman Mat Zavadsky says the officers' wounds didn't appear to be life-threatening. (more...)
Clinton returns to the campaign trail
- September 17, 2016

The blood clot, which was in a vein in the space between the brain and the skull behind the right ear, led Clinton to spend a few days in New York-Presbyterian Hospital and take a monthlong absence from the State Department for treatment. "Mr. Trump, I invited you here to thank us for what we've done in Flint, not give a political speech", Reverend Faith Green Timmons of the Bethel United Methodist Church told Trump. (more...)
USC's Osa Masina facing rape, sodomy charges USC's Osa Masina facing rape, sodomy charges
- September 16, 2016

Utah prosecutors filed rape charges Thursday against a University of Southern California football player who is also under investigation for an alleged sexual assault in California involving the same victim. Coach Clay Helton announced on August 29 that Masina had been suspended for the season-opening game. The charges come after a almost two-month investigation by police in Utah. (more...)
Romo riddle lingers for Cowboys after solid Prescott debut
- September 16, 2016

Eli Manning had a pretty good game in the loss, throwing for 350 yards and six touchdowns. Other notable (and awesome) events that have happened since the Cowboys last won a game at home include Wrestlemania 32 on April 3, 2016, as well as Beyoncé's Formation World Tour on May 9, 2016. (more...)
Donald Trump's campaign says Russian TV interview was 'favor' to Larry King Donald Trump's campaign says Russian TV interview was 'favor' to Larry King
- September 14, 2016

Critics of the network, which mostly targets audiences outside of Russian Federation, have described it as a propaganda arm of Putin's government. "It's not a serious presidential campaign". Trump's interview surfaced as he and Clinton continue to clash over foreign policy in the run-up to the November 8 election. Trump, speaking on Friday at the conservative Value Voters summit in Washington, painted Clinton as a "massive failure" while she was America's top diplomat from 2009 to early ... (more...)
Supreme Court Leaves Ohio Voting Restrictions In Place Supreme Court Leaves Ohio Voting Restrictions In Place
- September 14, 2016

A lower court decision from last month upheld a law eliminating days in which people could register and vote at the same time, a period known as golden week. But David Pepper, chairman of the Ohio Democratic Party, said the high court's ruling would affect tens of thousands of potential voters "with no justification". (more...)
Maine Town Center Of Controversy Over Maine Town Center Of Controversy Over "Black Rifles Matter" Sign
- September 14, 2016

The thing is, Linc Sample says that he is taking his "Black Guns Matter" sign soon. He said he was inspired to create the sign after reading an ad in the local paper that supported the banning of assault weapons, Fox News reported Tuesday. (more...)
White joins House vote to expel Durham White joins House vote to expel Durham
- September 14, 2016

Durham spoke to his colleagues in the state house on Tuesday, noting that he has not been formally charged for his actions. Democratic Rep. G.A. Hardaway of Memphis questioned whether Durham would receive proper due process during the House session, while Stewart of Nashville raised the specter that some Republicans should not be allowed to vote on his ouster because they were interviewed in the investigation and could have a "pecuniary" interest in the matter. (more...)
Chicago police: August homicides highest in 20 years Chicago police: August homicides highest in 20 years
- September 13, 2016

Hundreds more people were shot in one of the bloodiest months in recent history. "While a few of those incidents captured widespread attention", says the Tribune , "they occurred with such brutal regularity - and with scant information provided by police - that most have escaped public scrutiny". (more...)
Moobs and gender-fluid added to Oxford English Dictionary Moobs and gender-fluid added to Oxford English Dictionary
- September 13, 2016

And before you exclaim "aiyoh", pause for a moment: that word too is now an acceptable form of expression recognised by the prestigious Oxford English Dictionary . For a word to be included, it requires several independent examples of the word being used, as well as evidence it has been used for "a reasonable amount of time ". (more...)

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