Major break in the case of missing Georgia teacher

Major break in the case of missing Georgia teacher

Authorities did not provide very many details about any prior relationship between Grinstead and Duke, except to say that Duke was a student at the same high school where Grinstead was a teacher. Though they have received many tips over the years, none led to credible information. However, a GBI statement of the case says, "The search for Grinstead's remains continues". Read More

Grandmother Lauded After Coming to Rescue of Police Officer

Grandmother Lauded After Coming to Rescue of Police Officer

I did what God needed me to do. Only one stopped to help him - a petite grandmother who jumped out of her vehicle and onto the man's back, possibly saving the officer's life in the process. Bennett was arrested on aggravated batters, disarming a police officer, battery on a police offer , resisting an officer with violence, possession of cocaine and possession drug paraphernalia charges. Read More

Ideas for Parents Celebrating President's Day

Ideas for Parents Celebrating President's Day

You touch his face more often than you realize, and Monday is the day we honor our country's first president. The federal holiday of Presidents Day occurs on the third Monday of February each year and also pays tribute to the birthday of our country's first president, George Washington . Read More

Whittier Police Department mourning loss of one of its own

Whittier Police Department mourning loss of one of its own

Steve Katz with the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department. Officials said the driver confronted the officers and opened fire with a semiautomatic handgun. Michael Christopher Mejia, 26, of Los Angeles , was identified Tuesday by authorities as the suspect in the fatal shootings of Whittier police Officer Keith Boyer and 46-year-old Roy Torres , the suspect's cousin. Read More

Man shot by officer after opening fire near zoo dies

Man shot by officer after opening fire near zoo dies

He made his way to the backyard and fired shots at a fence and a helicopter flying overhead. When officers arrived, the suspect was in the street and began shooting at the officers. It's unclear if he was wounded. Roads in the area were closed and Bishop O'Dowd High School was put on lockdown after he was spotted carrying a long range rifle at 9am. Read More

Powerful Storm Descends On SoCal Friday

Powerful Storm Descends On SoCal Friday

Live television captured a sinkhole swallowing two cars. At time of posting, at least four deaths have been linked to the storm , including two passenger killed in a four-car pile up on the San Diego freeway, a 55-year-old man who was electrocuted when a fallen tree caused powerless to fall on his vehicle, and a man who drowned after his auto was washed away in a flash flood. Read More

Manchin, Capito vote for new EPA chief

Manchin, Capito vote for new EPA chief

Congressional Democrats called for a delay on Pruitt's confirmation after a state judge in Oklahoma ordered Pruitt to release emails between him and energy industry executives. " Scott Pruitt will protect our environment", said Sen. Susan Collins of ME, voted against him. Sen. The largely party line vote was 52-46. The Center for Media and Democracy, a left-leaning group that has several outstanding records requests before Pruitt's office dating back to January 2015, filed suit last ... Read More

Leaders urge victims' protection from ICE at court

Leaders urge victims' protection from ICE at court

It provides protections for marginalized groups of women, including immigrants. The case also attracted the attention of national public figures, including Chelsea Clinton, who called the arrest "horrifying". Yet the fact that the El Paso woman was allegedly arrested in a courthouse after her hearing for a protective order is unheard of, said Human Right Watch researcher Clara Long. Read More

White supremacist bought gun for Dylan Roof-type attack

White supremacist bought gun for Dylan Roof-type attack

McDowell has been arrested several times since 2007, and has connections to white supremacist organizations from his time in SC prisons, according to the New York Daily News. Around Jan. 25, the document says he posted on Facebook the following statement: "Clean up world jewelry in the name of Yahweh". A S.C. Law Enforcement Division background check on McDowell indicates he received a suspended sentence and was put on probation in 2009 after a felony third degree burglary charge and a ... Read More

McCain Opposes Trump's Budget Nominee Because He Wants To Save Money

Rep. Mick Mulvaney squeaked through the Senate on a 51-49 vote. "I think anyone who treats our national defense with the seriousness it deserves would remember a vote like that", McCain said on the Senate floor Wednesday. McCain serves as the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee. "I fully support the President's commitment". "He authorized and supported amendments to cut national defense funding year after year after year". Read More

At least 4 wounded in city shootings

Police said Lavontay White Jr. was shot in the head while sitting in the back of a vehicle. Two-year-old Lavontay was pronounced dead at hospital along with his aunt's boyfriend. She and her unborn baby lived, but the boyfriend - a gang member, according to police - died at the scene. Lavontay was the second child to die in Chicago on Tuesday as a result of a gunshot wound as the city continues to battle an uproar in gun violence. Read More

Peru search home of ex-President Toledo in corruption case

Now in Paris, Toledo has denied these accusations claiming they are part of a "political lynching coming from my traditional enemies". He was last known to be in France a week ago. Some $10 million in transfers from Odebrecht have been traced to offshore companies linked to Yosef Maiman, an Israeli businessman and longtime friend of Toledo tasked with receiving the bribes, Castro said. Read More

Yale College Will Drop Slavery Proponent's Name

Yale College Will Drop Slavery Proponent's Name

Calhoun is widely considered one of the architects of institutionalized racism in the U.S.as well as the American Civil War, and he was well-known in the first half of the 19th century as one of the world's most outspoken white supremacists . Read More

Zach Braff & More Celebs Share Photos Of Winter Storm - See Pics

Counties in northeastern New Jersey are included in the map below. Like many school districts throughout the state , almost all schools in eastern MA - including Boston , Cambridge and Somerville schools - are closed. Multiple flights to and from the Northeast U.S. are delayed or canceled Thursday as a significant winter storm impacts the region. And while many airlines are offering to waive change fees for those looking to avoid the cancellations, it's important to remember that ... Read More

Federal agents conduct immigration enforcement raids

Federal agents conduct immigration enforcement raids

Rights groups said they were planning demonstrations against the raids, which they say has spread "panic and terror" among many immigrant communities. Times that this week's actions weren't necessarily indicative of a hard line shift under the Trump administration, though "she did express concerns about reports that some undocumented immigrants without criminal histories were caught up in the week-long operation". Read More

3000 flights cancelled as snowstorm hits US

More than 2,500 flights scheduled for Thursday were canceled as of Wednesday afternoon, according to FlightAware . A doorman in New York City died after he fell through a window while shoveling snow, officials said. EST, but is offering free changes on flights to and from the northeast US and Canada for fares through Sunday , February 12. Numerous city's bustling streets and roads are empty with many people choosing to stay indoors away from the freezing temperatures. Read More

The Fate of Environmental Law in a Trump-Era Supreme Court

The two chatted quietly and gave no statements as reporters and photographers were escorted into Schumer's office to photograph them together. Schumer also said that Gorsuch should have to earn 60 votes in the Senate in order to be confirmed. Read More

Army Corps Approves Dakota Access Pipeline Route

Army Corps Approves Dakota Access Pipeline Route

The 1,172-mile line will bring crude oil from North Dakota's Bakken shale region to Patoka, Ill., and from there connect to the Gulf of Mexico, where many US refineries are located. Dallas-based pipeline developer Energy Transfer Partners says the pipeline is safe. President Donald Trump last month called on the Army to reconsider its earlier decision to block the pipeline from being laid under Lake Oahe. Read More

Tearful airport reunions after Trump travel ban halted

Trump's order denied entry to the USA for 90 days to nationals from seven majority-Muslim countries and called for a 120-day ban on admitting refugees and an indefinite halt on admitting refugees from Syria . A notice of appeal was sent Saturday night to the United States district court, where Judge James Robart , a George W. Bush appointee, presides in Seattle . Read More

Eleven arrested during protest against conservative comedian at NYU

Eleven arrested during protest against conservative comedian at NYU

The protesters who were arrested face charges of disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and criminal mischief. The Proudboy leader's speech was cut short when protesters rushed into the room and began interrupting him, according to WNBC. She then starts swearing at the cops calling them Proud Boys, McInnes' name for his followers and movement which advocates living like a "real man" and not jerking off. Read More

French soldier shoots and wounds knife-wielding attacker at Paris Louvre

French soldier shoots and wounds knife-wielding attacker at Paris Louvre

One soldier suffered a minor scalp injury from the attack. The attacker, armed with two machetes, charged at the soldier after trying to get into the iconic museum's underground shopping mall on Friday afternoon, according to officials. The incident came on the same day Paris was submitting its formal bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. The four soldiers first tried to fight off the attacker before opening fire, said Benoit Brulon, a spokesman for the military force that patrols ... Read More

New Orleans charter backer opposes Trump education pick

If all of the other GOP senators support DeVos- as expected - and all Democrats oppose the nomination, DeVos would end up with a 50-50 vote in the Senate. "I have a great deal of respect for Mrs. DeVos". But getting another Republican to oppose President Trump's cabinet pick could be a tall order for opponents of DeVos. Read More

Education nominee DeVos advances, EL's Graham reacts

Education nominee DeVos advances, EL's Graham reacts

In an indication of just how awful a nominee Betsy DeVos at Education is for popular vote loser Donald Trump, two Republicans have announced they'll vote against her. DeVos' apparent lack of familiarity with the landmark 1975 law, IDEA, that guarantees a free and appropriate education for children with special needs. Read More

Brunhilde Pomsel, secretary to Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels, dies at 106

Christian Kroenes, one of the film's directors, spoke to CNN about his last meeting with Pomsel on her 106th birthday earlier this month. As a teenager, Berlin-born Ms Pomsel worked as a writer for a Jewish insurance broker. I really believe that they sincerely mean it", she said. "But they wouldn't have done it either". "I could open myself up to the accusations that I wasn't interested in politics but the truth is, the idealism of youth might easily have led to you having your neck ... Read More

Union membership down almost 40 percent in Wisconsin

Union membership down almost 40 percent in Wisconsin

As a proportion of the workforce, unionization of public-sector employees fell to 37.9 percent a year ago from 39 percent in 2015, with declines occurring at each level of government, while private industry unionization edged down to 7.3 percent from 7.4 percent. Read More

De La Hoya arrested for suspected DUI in California

De La Hoya arrested for suspected DUI in California

Reports said De La Hoya was pulled over for speeding at around 2 a.m., and officers smelled alcohol in the vehicle. The legendary boxer had been spotted earlier in the evening at a number of bars in Pasadena including Barney's Beanery in Old Town Pasadena where he took a photo with a fan. Read More

Sen. Cory Booker unleashes unprecedented attack against confirmation of Jeff Sessions

Sen. Cory Booker unleashes unprecedented attack against confirmation of Jeff Sessions

Texas Senator Ted Cruz said on "The Mark Levin Show" it was more likely Jeff Sessions would be confirmed as Attorney General after the Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday. Anti-gun Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) questioned Sessions on the topic of gun control, asking, "Will you rigorously enforce statues that prohibit purchase of guns by felons or domestic abusers or drug addicts and use the statues that exist right now on the books to ban those individuals from purchasing guns?" Sessions ... Read More

USA intel panel to probe alleged Trump ties to Russian Federation

USA intel panel to probe alleged Trump ties to Russian Federation

In a questionnaire submitted by Sens. Trump, who will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States on January 20, has vehemently derided the intelligence community's consensus. When it came time to talk about Russian Federation, though, Pompeo had a dual warning. There was complete quiet, except for the buzzing of the audience, marveling at the coincidence that the electricity in the hearing room was lost just as Warner was about to question Pompeo about Russia's cyber ... Read More

Midwest gears up for potential major ice storm over weekend

Midwest gears up for potential major ice storm over weekend

If temperatures don't climb above freezing the ice will remain until Sunday afternoon, with more accumulations possible Saturday night . Precipitation will chance to a mix of snow, freezing rain, sleet and rain during the day on Monday , with freezing rain and sleet likely on Monday night. Read More

Auburn offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee takes same position at UConn

Lashlee was named a Broyles Award finalist in 2013, and helped the Tigers post the best back-to-back offensive seasons in school history from 2013-2014. Scott "has spent time with Auburn's staff over the years", while Spavital worked with Malzahn at Tulsa back in 2008. Auburn was a top-10 team at one point in 2016, but finished at a so-so 8-5, getting absolutely boat raced in the Allstate Sugar Bowl by the Oklahoma Sooners. Read More